Shabby Chic creator sells Malibu Colony cottage for $3.55 million


Designer Rachel Ashwell, the creator of the Shabby Chic brand, has sold her Malibu cottage for $3.55 million.

The one-story home, behind the gates of Malibu Colony, has limestone flooring, a master suite with an office area and separate one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest quarters. In total there are four bedrooms, four bathrooms and 1,783 square feet of living space. A brick patio and spa are surrounded by gardens.

Ashwell focuses on comfortable, practical designs and time-worn objects. Her Shabby Chic empire includes stores, accessory lines and furniture collections.


She bought the property in 2003 for $1.95 million, according to public records.

Gayle Pritchett of Pritchett-Rapf & Associates, Malibu, had the listing, according to the Multiple Listing Service.