Hot Property: Channing Tatum executes a takedown in Beverly Hills
Actor Channing Tatum, fresh on the heels of his starring role in “Foxcatcher,” and his wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, have pinned down a house in Beverly Hills for $6 million.
The Cape Cod-inspired home, built in 1950, is clad in dark shingles and accented with white trim. Set on more than an acre, the gated house features an attached guest quarters on the basement level with a separate entrance.
Double-height ceilings, tall windows and dark hardwood floors are among interior details. A formal living room, dining room, family room, office/library, media room/gym, six bedrooms and six bathrooms are within the 4,835 square feet of living space.
Verandas, patios and balconies extend the living space outdoors, where a swimming pool, spa and outdoor fireplace are set amid mature trees and landscaping.
Tatum, 34, put his dancing skills to use in the 2006 film “Step Up” and went on to star in “Magic Mike” (2012) and the “Jump Street” films.
Dewan-Tatum, 34, is an actress and dancer. She has been in the series “Witches of East End” (2013-14), “American Horror Story” (2012) and “The Playboy Club” (2011).
Former owners of the property include “Star Wars” actress Carrie Fisher. She bought the place from David Soul of “Starsky & Hutch” fame for $925,000 in 1984.
The house last changed hands in 2001 for $4.425 million.
Mauricio Umansky, Farrah Aldjufrie and Eduardo Umansky of the Agency were the listing agents for the sale, which closed outside of the Multiple Listing Service.
Joe Cocker’s ranch for sale
The home of the late rock ‘n’ roll legend Joe Cocker in Crawford, Colo., has been put up for sale by his wife, Pam, at $7 million including furnishings.
Set on 243 acres on the western slope of the Rocky Mountains, the 15,873-square-foot mansion was built to the couple’s specifications in 1994.
A 33-foot-tall turret, a sweeping staircase and a custom inlaid marble floor medallion make a grand first impression in the foyer of the English Tudor-style manor house.
The large living room or drawing room with a fireplace and cathedral windows was built for entertaining. The formal dining room can seat 18, the library features custom cherry paneling and bookcases, and the billiard room contains a wet bar.
The main floor rooms open to a terrace overlooking the lawn, pond and gardens.
The 1,500-square-foot master suite has dual bathrooms, his and her closets, a coffee bar, a stone fireplace, a seating area and a balcony. The home has a total of eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms.
There are 80 irrigated acres for pastures, as well as forests of aspen, scrub oak and evergreen trees. An acre-sized swimming hole is outfitted with a pier and paddle boat.
The seven-stall barn is equipped with turnouts, a silo and a large outdoor arena. Two greenhouses and a vegetable garden complete the grounds of the Mad Dog Ranch.
The Grammy-winning Cocker, who died in December at 70, gained fame in the early days of rock ‘n’ roll interpreting the Beatles’ hit “With a Little Help From My Friends” in his distinctive gravelly voice. His 1975 version of Billy Preston’s “You Are So Beautiful” was another of his most enduring reinventions.
The British blues-rock-R&B vocalist performed scores of television show soundtracks and released about 30 albums.
Mandy Nadler at Coldwell Banker Devonshire is the listing agent.
Bassist buys home with a studio
The Brentwood property that was briefly home to novelist-screenwriter Raymond Chandler was bought by bassist John McVie of Fleetwood Mac fame for $2.535 million.
Built in 1927, the 2,150-square-foot, single-story house retains such Spanish-style design features as a red-tile roof, interior arches and tile surrounding the wood-burning fireplace in the living room. There are French doors, two bedrooms and three bathrooms.
A guesthouse/studio space has heated concrete floors, a vaulted ceiling and solar panels.
McVie, 69, joined Fleetwood Mac in the late 1960s and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with the band some three decades later. They continue to tour. Among their enduring hits are “Dreams,” “Rhiannon” and “Don’t Stop.”
Chandler, who died in 1959 at 70, wrote such novels as “The Big Sleep,” “Farewell, My Lovely” and “The Long Goodbye,” which were made into movies. He lived in the Brentwood house a short time in 1942 while working on “The High Window.”
Scott Behrle of Deasy Penner & Partners was the listing agent. Marcie Hartley and Brooke Kaufman of Hilton & Hyland, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, represented McVie.
Opening for a new alpha male
Cesar Millan of “Dog Whisperer” fame is ready to release his house in Studio City and has put it on the market at $1.975 million.
The Traditional-style two-story home was built in 2012, when he bought it for $1.625 million. Features include a formal entry, a high-ceiling living room with a fireplace, a coffered-ceiling dining room, a loft, five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 3,809 square feet of living, sitting and staying space.
A dual-sided fireplace is among amenities in the master suite, and another fireplace is outside. Lawn, a fountain and a swimming pool complete the grounds.
Millan, 45, became known as the self-taught dog-training star of the television series “Dog Whisperer With Cesar Millan,” which aired from 2004 to 2012.
The dog activist stars in and is executive producer of the current series, “Cesar 911.” His Cesar Millan Foundation promotes animal welfare.
Lisa Gabor of L.A. Property Investment is the listing agent, property records show.
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