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Actress Julia Roberts buys another home in Malibu for $6.84 million

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Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts has purchased a home in Malibu for $6.84 million in a deal completed off-market.

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Oscar-winning actress Julia Roberts has purchased a home in Malibu for $6.84 million in a deal completed off-market, property records show.

The ranch-style house on more than an acre sits directly across the street from her longtime residence in the Point Dume area.

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Multiple Listing Service records show the home, built in 1953, has three bedrooms and two bathrooms in roughly 1,800 square feet of living space. There are nine rooms in all.

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Large lawns, gardens, a trellis-topped sitting area and a two-car garage fill the grounds. A gated motor court marks the entrance to the home.

The property was briefly on the market two years ago for $7.85 million. Prior to the sale, it had been in the process of foreclosure, according to property records.

The 48-year-old actress won an Academy Award for her leading role in “Erin Brockovich” (2000) and was nominated for “August: Osage County” (2013), “Pretty Woman” (1990) and “Steel Magnolias” (1989). She’ll be in the upcoming films “Mother’s Day” and “Money Monster.”

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In addition to her recent purchase, Roberts also is looking to divest herself of her home on the North Shore of Kauai in Hawaii. Previously offered for as much as $26 million, the roughly two-acre estate on Hanalei Bay is now listed for sale at $21.95 million.

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