Rockstar Digs

Burton Cummings Realists Studio City Estate

Burton Cummings has relisted his renovated mountaintop estate in for $4.95 million after a four-month hiatus. According to the L.A. Times, the singer, songwriter and past member of the Guess Who purchased the Tudor Revival mansion built in 1976 in 2012 for $1.75 million, records show.

Set behind wrought-iron gates and reached by way of a winding cobblestone driveway, the 5,000-square-foot, four-bedroom house features soaring ceilings, exposed beams, and rustic wood flooring.

The den, bedroom, and living and family rooms all have fireplaces, while an updated kitchen center on a stone-clad island/breakfast bar and the master bath boasts a claw-foot tub.

Outdoors, the 2-acre property is highlighted by a kidney-shaped pool, walnut trees and mature oaks, and panoramic views of the San Fernando Valley, Angeles National Forest, and mountains. Timothy di Prizito and Joyce Rey of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage are the listing agents.

Director James Dearden Selling Beverly Crest Residence

English director-screenwriter James Dearden—whose writing credits include Fatal Attraction—and his wife, actress Annabel Brooks, have listed a contemporary residence in Beverly Crest for $4.999 million. According to the L.A. Times, the gated home, which has been leased out in recent years, sits on a half-acre hedged lot with a pool. Inside, 5,286 square feet of open living space includes a dining room, bright-red media room with built-ins, five bedrooms and six baths.

A staircase with an iron railing leads to a second-level master suite with a fireplace that opens to a deck, while glass doors open to gardens, the pool, and a sun deck. Annie Challis of Coldwell Banker is the listing agent.

Backyard view of Andrew Kaufman's Beverly Hills Home

Beverly Hills Home of Howard Kaufman Has Sold

The Beverly Hills home of late rock band manager Howard Kaufman has sold for $5.985 million. According to the L.A. Times, that’s $10,000 less than the asking price in October, according to the Multiple Listing Service. Situated on about a half-acre parcel in Mulholland Estates, the 1999-built home features 6,755 square feet of living space offering four bedrooms, 3.75 bathrooms and a handful of formal living spaces.

Among the highlights: a two-story foyer with a sweeping staircase; center-island kitchen and breakfast nook with a wine refrigerator; movie theater; and master suite with a private, tile-lined balcony showcasing views of the canyon and backyard, where grass surrounds a patio, pool, spa and fire-pit lounge. Brooke Kaufman of Hilton & Hyland was the listing, with Branden Williams, also with Hilton & Hyland, representing the buyer.

Jeffrey Katzenberg Utah Vacation Home Has Sold for $11.6M

The 14,100-square-foot Utah vacation home of longtime Disney executive Jeffrey Katzenberg has sold for $11.6 million. According to the L.A. Times, the tree-filled retreat is set on 1.57 acres of grounds and enjoys views of Deer Valley and nearby ski runs and features interiors by designer Naomi Leff, who also designed Ralph Lauren’s Double RL Ranch in Colorado.

Among the highlights of the seven-bedroom home: a beamed-ceiling foyer with dual staircases, two-story living room anchored by a stone fireplace, dining room, center-island kitchen, breakfast nook with built-in seating and family room with a wet bar.

Amenities include a sauna and an indoor pool. Paul Benson of Engel & Volkers Park City was the listing agent, with Dena Eytan of Summit Sotheby’s International Realty representing the buyer.

Photographs Provided by Engel & Völkers

$125M Malibu Listing by NBCUniversal Ron Meyer

A $125 million owned by NBCUniversal Vice Chairman Ron Meyer is now the most expensive listing in the exclusive beach enclave of Malibu. Mansion Global is reporting that, if sold, the contemporary, glass-covered residence will set a record in Los Angeles County, according to listing agent Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency, with the current record held by last year’s $110 million sale on Carbon Beach.

Spanning more than 13,000 square feet, the home was designed by late architect Charles Gwathmey. Among the highlights: a great room with ocean views, gourmet kitchen, state-of-the-art theater, gym, home office, and master suite with a two-story paneled library and gallery. The 3-acre estate also holds a pool, duo of guest houses, tennis court and spa house.

Photography by SIMON BERLYN PHOTOGRAPHY

Late Folk Singer John Denver’s Aspen Home Goes On Sale

A Rocky Mountain property once owned by the late folk singer John Denver has hit the market in Aspen at $11 million. According to the L.A. Times, the modern retreat was built in the early 1970s and has since been refurbished, and the purchase and the current listing do not include a guest house, which served as the singer-songwriter’s recording studio and has another owner.

The recent renovation work included adding a bedroom and raising the kitchen ceiling. Also new are the roof, electrical and plumbing systems, the floors and the windows. Among salvaged items kept in the house are the stained glass, sinks and four wood-burning fireplaces. A brick fireplace in the center-island kitchen is freestanding.

The 7,735 square feet of open-plan living space includes three wet bars, an office, a workout room, five bedrooms, five baths and two powder rooms. Views from the 2.6-acre lot take in the forest, the mountains and nearby ski slopes. The Bineau Team with Coldwell Banker Mason Morse-Aspen has the listing.

Photo provided by The Bineau Team, Coldwell Banker Mason Morse

Aerial view of Adam Levine's $32M Pacific Palisades Home

Adam Levine Buys $32M Los Angeles Property

Maroon Five’s Adam Levine and his wife, Behati Prinsloo, have reportedly purchased the three-building Pacific Palisades compound of recently divorced actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner for $32 million. According to TMZ, the home comes in at a whopping 16,000 square feet, complete with a pool, basketball court, gym, screening room, and art studio. 

The 3.1-acre property never officially hit the market; the sale was conducted privately with Kurt Rappaport representing Levine and Prinsloo and David Offer representing Affleck and Garner.

Glen Ballard Lists Oceanfront Cottage In Malibu for $7.995M

Grammy Award-winning songwriter and producer Glen Ballard is selling his oceanfront cottage in Malibu for $7.995 million. According to the L.A. Times, the home was built in 1940 and offers 1,100 square feet of single-level living space with two bedrooms and two baths.

Among the highlights: a dolphin-themed weather vane atop a rounded sun room toward the back, making the property a unique entry to the Malibu coastline. Inside, living spaces include a kitchen with a breakfast bar ,  a living room with a white-painted brick fireplace, and Hardwood lines the floors.

Outdoors, a wraparound deck with daybeds descends to 40 feet of water frontage, while a brick patio and two-car garage are found at the front of the property. Scott Moore of Douglas Elliman serves as the listing agent.

(Photographs Provided by Realtor.com)

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Canucks Owner Sells Midcentury Trousdale Estates Home for $18M

A company tied to Vancouver Canucks co-owner Francesco Aquilini is selling a revamped 1950’s Mid-century Trousdale Estates home for $17.995 million. 

According to Mansion Global, the single-story, four-bedroom residence has been transformed into a luxe contemporary mansion during the past two years and is listed with Rayni Williams and Branden Williams of the Williams & Williams Estates Group at Hilton & Hyland.

Expect a gated entrance leading to a motor court and glass front doors that open to provide expansive views across the spacious open-floor plan that features a wall-to-wall marble fireplace in the living room and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass that opens to the pool and backyard.

Among the highlights: a kitchen with a sleek white redesign boasting slab stone countertops and backsplashes; an updated master suite including contemporary finishes in a large en-suite bath that opens to a shielded patio area; a climate-controlled wine room; bar; and all-new technology, including a Sonos audio system and new security cameras.

The home’s iconic architectural element? A cantilevered ceiling in the main living room that carries through to the back of the house to create a unique pleated roofline.

Photographs Provided By The Williams & Williams Estates Group

Boston Red Sox Owner $25 million mansion

Red Sox Billionaire Owner Lists $25 Million Mansion

Boston Red Sox Owner John W. Henry has listed his palatial Florida estate for $25 million. According to the L.A. Times, the billionaire purchased the 6.3-acre plot in 1991 for $850,000 and finished erecting the mansion four years later.

Named “The House of Peace” for its Japanese influences, the custom mansion sits lakefront in the 200-acre, 32-home community of Le Lac in Boca Raton. Featured is seven bedrooms and 14.5 baths across 27,832 square feet, plus highlights such as a movie theater with a concession stand; sports bar; library with cherry wood walls; gym; loft with card tables; an underground wine cellar; and recording studio.

Outdoors, a palm-topped pool with cabana seating sits across from an outdoor kitchen with a pizza oven. Lighted walkways, a clay tennis court and a pair of motor courts complete the landscaped grounds. Seneda Adzem of Douglas Elliman holds the listing.

Photographs Provided by Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Kirstie Alley Italian Los Feliz Mansion

Kirstie Alley Asks $11.97M For Italian Los Feliz Mansion

Actress Kirstie Alley of Cheers lists her Italianate-style mansion in Los Feliz for $11.97 million. According to Mansion Global, the 8,622-square-foot home was originally built in 1931 and has since been updated and modernized, complete with a Nate Berkus-designed kitchen documented for Oprah’s former daytime talk show.

Other highlights of the gated and private property that backs up to Griffith Park include six bedrooms, hand-carved fireplaces, stone terraces, a music room and a library, along with a pool and pool house, ponds and a lemur enclosure. The listing is held by Konstantine Valissarakos, director of historic and architectural estates at Nourmand & Associates.

Beverly Hills house of late NBA super-agent Dan Fegan

NBA Power-Agent Dan Fegan Lists Beverly Hills House For $14.5M

The Beverly Hills house of late NBA super-agent Dan Fegan has hit the market for $14.5 million. According to the L.A. Times, the single-story contemporary was built in 1968 and has since been updated.

Single-Story Contemporary Fully Remodeled

Expect about 4,600 square feet of living space including a marble-lined foyer, living room with a fireplace, wood-paneled den, center-island kitchen with poured concrete countertops, four bedrooms and 3.5 baths, all set on three-quarters of an acre on a cul-de-sac with canyon, city and ocean views.

Outdoors, the hillside property has covered and uncovered patio space, a pool and motor court. 

Listing Agents:

Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Drew Fenton of Hilton & Hyland 

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