Justin Bieber, Khloe Kardashian in Calabasas’ celebrity revolving door
Justin Bieber, the beleaguered pop star, sold his house in a gated community in Calabasas for $7.2 million to reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian.
The location puts Kardashian in proximity to sister Kourtney Kardashian should either need to borrow a cup of sugar. Kourtney bought the nearby home of retired pro football player Keyshawn Johnson this spring.
Khloe Kardashian’s new house, built in 2005 and set on a 1.3 acres, was not listed for sale. Tax records show it has at least six bedrooms and 9,214 square feet of living space. That’s a move up from the 8,000-square-foot Tarzana digs she previously shared with former Laker Lamar Odom.
Earlier marketing materials for the house, which was once home to actor Eddie Murphy’s ex, Nicole Murphy, describe it as Spanish in style with hand-painted tiles, a courtyard, a 200-bottle wine cellar, six fireplaces, an elevator and two three-car garages. There’s a swimming pool with a spa, a barbecue and a one-bedroom, one-bathroom casita with a kitchen.
Bieber, 20, bought the property two years ago for $6.5 million.
After run-ins with the police this year in Miami and Calabasas, the pop star once again drew negative publicity this month when videos surfaced of him using racist slurs. He has issued an apology.
The teen idol has released an album annually for the last four years. Among his hits are “Boyfriend,” “Beauty and a Beat” and “As Long as You Love Me.”
Bought home with a bigger bang
Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting and her husband, Ryan Sweeting, have sold their home in Sherman Oaks for $2.565 million.
The Tuscan-inspired house was built a decade ago. Designed for indoor-outdoor living and entertaining, it features an outdoor living room and fireplace, an outdoor kitchen with an eat-at bar, a swimming pool and a spa.
The 5,233 square feet of living space includes a family room, five bedrooms and five bathrooms. Stone fireplaces and interior arches are among architectural details.
The dressing room has extensive shoe racks, a shampoo/hair station with a salon bowl and two balconies.
Cuoco-Sweeting, 28, stars in “The Big Bang Theory.” She also starred in the 2014 comic film “Authors Anonymous” and will be in “The Wedding Ringer” next year.
Sweeting, 26, is a professional tennis player. The two were married in December.
They sold because they bought the Tarzana home of former Laker Lamar Odom and television personality Khloe Kardashian this year for $5.499 million.
Stephanie Vitacco of Keller Williams was the listing agent for Sherman Oaks home. Mia Trudeau of Hilton & Hyland/Christie’s International Real Estate represented the buyer.
A hangover from bachelor days
Justin Bartha of “The Hangover” films listed his bachelor pad for sale in Hollywood Hills West at $1.375 million, and in just over three weeks it was in escrow.
The vintage Spanish-style house of 1,416 square feet sits behind walls and gates with video surveillance. Vaulted beamed ceilings, separate dining and living rooms, a family room, a breakfast bar, two bedrooms and two bathrooms are among the features.
The 7,500-square-foot lot has a swimming pool, a hot tub and a covered patio.
Bartha, 35, starred in the sitcom “The New Normal” (2012-13). He also starred in the “National Treasure” films. He was married in January to personal trainer Lia Smith.
The actor bought the property in 2007 for $1.25 million, public records show.
Jackie Smith and Juliette Hohnen of Hilton & Highland are the listing agents.
He changes his reality
Jack Osbourne of the reality-TV family “The Osbournes” has sold his period home in Los Feliz for $3.2 million.
The restored Spanish-style villa, built in 1926, retains its authentic architecture, including a central courtyard with a tiled pool, thick wood ceiling beams, wrought-iron banisters and interior archways.
The living space, listed at 4,810 square feet, has a sophisticated charm with its high ceilings, French doors, living, family and dining rooms, four bedrooms and four bathrooms.
Bonuses are a basement and a guesthouse with a kitchenette.
Since his youth on the family reality show starring his parents, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, the 28-year-old actor has appeared on “Dancing With the Stars” (2013), “Haunted Highway” (2012-13) and “I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! NOW!” (2010-11). He is also a producer on “Alpha Dogs” (2013) and “Osbournes Reloaded” (2009).
Osbourne bought the property for $2.82 million in 2011, the year before he married actress Lisa Stelly. It was listed at $2.998 million.
Jonah Wilson of Hilton & Hyland was the listing agent. Juliette Hohnen of the same office represented the buyer.
Seeking the country life
Moon Bloodgood of “Falling Skies” is selling her Venice home, which was listed at $2.125 million.
Built in 1951, the eclectic residence has been remodeled to have an open floor plan. A central skylight brings sunshine into the heart of the 2,003-square-foot home, which has two bedrooms and two bathrooms. A wood-burning stove, a claw-foot tub and a dual-head shower are among features in the master suite.
The yard includes front and back decks and a hot tub.
When Bloodgood isn’t mopping up after an alien invasion on the sci-fi series, the 38-year-old actress/model turns her talents to the big screen. Her credits include “The Power of Few” (2013), “The Sessions” (2012) and “Conception” (2011).
She bought the property in 2009 for $845,000, public records show.
“My family and I loved Venice but we wanted some land, a pool and possibly a goat — not in that particular order,” Bloodgood said. “So off to the countryside we go.”
Cathy Bindley of Sotheby’s International Realty is the listing agent.
A little America in Sherman Oaks
Gerry Beckley, a founding member of the folk rock band America, has put a Sherman Oaks home on the market at $2.199 million.
The 4,052-square-foot, modern-style house is surrounded by tropical landscaping and palm trees. There’s a backyard swimming pool and a detached musician’s studio.
The interior include a formal entry, an updated kitchen, five bedrooms and four bathrooms. The master suite features vaulted ceilings, two walk-in closets and a fireplace.
Singer-songwriter Beckley, 61, and America had such hit songs in the 1970s as “A Horse With No Name,” “Ventura Highway” and “Sister Golden Hair.” More recently, the touring band released the album “Here & Now” in 2007.
Chuck Husting and Christina J. Hopkins of Keller Williams are the listing agents.
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