Calvin Klein, Reba McEntire headline L.A.’s priciest real estate sales


The homes of a fashion designer, a country music singer and a professional golfer were among the top residential real estate sales in the greater Los Angeles area last week.

$25 million -- Hollywood Hills West

Fashion mogul Calvin Klein paid $25 million for a 9,350-square-foot contemporary in the 1400 block of Tanager Way in Hollywood Hills West.


Originally listed for as much as $32 million, the Bird Streets showplace features walls of glass, a bridged entry and a double-height waterfall feature. Among living spaces is a lounge with a wet bar and a master suite that opens to a private terrace.

Atop the home, an observation deck takes in panoramic views.

Tyrone McKillen and Drew Fenton of Hilton & Hyland, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, were the listing agents. Jeff Kohl of The Agency represented Klein in the sale.

$22.25 million -- Beverly Hills

Actress and country music singer-songwriter Reba McEntire sold her 1.8-acre estate in North Beverly Park for $22.25 million in an off-market transaction.

The 12,000-square-foot home in the 40 block of Beverly Park Circle has seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms. A swimming pool, a tennis court and a 2,000-square-foot entertainer’s pavilion make up the grounds.

McEntire bought the home in 2003 for $9 million, records show.


Beverly Park developer Brian Adler, now an agent with John Aaroe Group, had the pocket listing. Brothers Josh and Matt Altman of Douglas Elliman repped the buyer.

$21,439,950 -- Bel-Air

In the 500 block of Barnaby Road, a Mediterranean-style home built on a property once owned by legendary crooner Andy Williams sold for $21.44 million, down about $3.5 million from the asking price.

Set on nearly two acres overlooking the Bel-Air Country Club, the gated estate features a two-story entry, stone and wood finishes and a 3,000-square-foot master suite complete with an office and two bathrooms. In all, there are eight bedrooms and 11 bathrooms in 18,316 square feet of space.

Valerie Fitzgerald of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was the listing agent. Barry Peele of Sotheby’s International Realty represented the buyer.

$15.5 million -- Hollywood Hills West

In the 1800 block of Rising Glen Road, the former home of Sylvio Tablet, the Lebanese producer known for his work on the “Beastmaster” films and TV series, sold for $15.5 million.

The Contemporary-style residence in the 1800 block of Rising Glen Road was renovated over the last year and a half and features polished stone and marble details and a gallery entry.

Walls of glass open off of the public areas to a 75-foot pool. Elsewhere on the grounds, two secondary structures with a gym, an office, a wet bar and a theater.

Billy Rose of The Agency shared the listing with Stephen Resnick and Jonathan Nash of Hilton Hyland. Alec Traub of Redfin represented the buyer.

$14.75 million -- Bel-Air

Shigeki Maruyama, a former top golfer from Japan, sold a Modern-style residence in the 15000 block of Antelo Place for $14.75 million. On and off the market for a number of years, he had asked as much as $19.8 million for the home in 2013.

Designed by architect Ted Tokio Tanaka, the three-story home sits on a 3.2-acre promontory with multi-level walkways, outdoor terraces, a tennis court and a swimming pool with a spa. Six bedrooms, nine full bathrooms and a glass-enclosed elevator are within the 13,300 square feet of space.

Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency was the listing agent. Christina Adams and Betsy Weisberg of Coldwell Banker represented the buyer.

$8.995 million -- Beverly Hills

A Trousdale home formerly owned by real estate developer Solyman Yashouafar sold for the asking price of $8.995 million in a little over one month.

Set on about half an acre in the 500 block of Chalette Drive, the five-bedroom home previously sold at a foreclosure auction in May for $5.8 million.

Drawing from contemporary and Mediterranean styles, the 5,600-square-foot residence is entered through a curved foyer set beneath a circular skylight. Free-flowing public areas, a large motor court and a pool with a waterfall are among the features.

Stephen Apelian and Joyce Rey of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are the listing agents. Jade Mills, also with Coldwell Banker, represented the buyer.

$8.23 million -- Arcadia

A newly built home on three quarters of an acre the 1000 block of Fallen Leaf Road sold $8.23 million, down from the February list price of $8.68 million.

The Robert Tong-designed home, built in Italian Renaissance style, features such interior details as marble and wood floors, detailed wainscoting and wrought iron finishes. Within the 10,021 square feet of living space are a home theater, a gym with a wet bar, and a master suite with two fireplaces for a total of seven bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms.

Outdoors, a swimming pool with a spa, a custom fountain and a pool house are within the grounds.

Yi Zhang of Treeline Realty & Investment was the listing agent. Katherine Quach, also with Treeline Realty & Investment, represented the buyer.

These are among the top residential real estate sales reported on the combined L.A./Westside Multiple Listing Service for the period beginning June 21 and ending June 27.

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