The Beverly Hills home that model and television personality Tyra Banks sold two years ago has come back on the market for $7.695 million.
Banks, who owned the Spanish Colonial-style estate for more than a decade, isn’t the only fashionable name associated with the property. The home also counts actress Marion Davies, publisher William Randolph Hearst’s companion, and Atlantic Records co-founder Ahmet Ertegun among its former owners.
Set on a quarter-acre of grounds, the 1920s house has been updated while retaining its original good looks. Vintage French doors, clerestory windows and travertine stone and maple floors are among details of note. Artistic tiles add visual interest to the stairways and front courtyard.
There are wood beams and a grand fireplace in the living room, which takes in a garden view. A wide island anchors the kitchen. Also within more than 5,700 square feet of interior is a library, a sunroom, a media room, five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.
An outdoor dining area sits above the swimming pool in the backyard. Nearby is a casita and a fire/conversation pit.