Suzanne Saperstein, former owner of Fleur de Lys, buys in Beverly Hills
Suzanne Saperstein has made another splash in the Platinum Triangle, albeit a smaller one from her last go-around.
The socialite and former owner of the Westside manor known as Fleur de Lys has bought an estate in Beverly Hills for $9.465 million.
With about 7,500 square feet of interiors, the 1920s Spanish Colonial is a fraction of the size of the 50,000-square-foot home that Saperstein had custom built more than a decade ago with her then-husband, David Saperstein.
They divorced three years after work on Fleur de Lys was finished, and she listed it for sale in 2007 for $125 million. It eventually sold in 2014 in one of the most expensive residential sales ever recorded in the Southland.
Her new house sits behind gates on more than half an acre in the Flats of Beverly Hills with a lighted tennis court, a tiled patio and a swimming pool and spa.
Entered through a flowing arcade, the two-story features such details as Saltillo tile, oak hardwood floors and rustic wood ceilings with exposed beams. Decorative tile stair rises and a wrought-iron railing lend a vintage look to the sweeping staircase in the entry.
A step-up living room has a fireplace and pocket doors that open to a wet bar. A sunroom topped with a row of skylights sits adjacent to the living room. A formal dining room, a library, a center-island kitchen, six bedrooms and eight bathrooms complete the floor plan.
The master suite has French doors that open to a balcony overlooking the grounds.
The house was most recently listed at $9.995 million, property records show.
Susan Smith and Avrille Krom of Hilton & Hyland were the listing agents, and attorney Michael Waddington represented the buyer, according to real estate agents on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to comment on the deal.
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