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Kent Kresa sells Beverly Hills estate for $27.5 million

Kent Kresa asks $35 million for Beverly Hills estate
The storied estate in Beverly Hills was built in 1927.

Former General Motors and Northrop Grumman Chairman Kent Kresa has sold his Beverly Hills estate for $27.5 million.

The restored Spanish Colonial Revival mansion, built in 1927, sits on 1.75 landscaped acres. The grounds feature parking for 30 cars, a swimming pool with a spa, an expansive lawn, a cabana, pathways, a rose garden, a vegetable garden and citrus trees. There are four more parking spots in the garage.

The 14,000 square feet of interior space includes living and family rooms, a dining room, a library/screening room, eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. Wrought-iron work, leaded-glass windows, Malibu tile and hand-hewn beamed ceilings are among the details.

Actor James Coburn was among former owners of the property, which was listed at $38 million and later reduced to $35 million.


Joseph Babajian and Judy Cycon of Rodeo Realty were the listing agents. Barry Peele of Sotheby’s International Realty represented the buyer.


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