The year 2016 came and went with a flash of ups and downs in the hot Los Angeles real estate market. While some predicted a cooling that never occurred, what didn’t cool down one degree was the scorching world of celebrity home listings. 2016 saw a number of fabulous celebrity homes hit the hot LA market, and some were among the most fabulous to ever hit the market. These five celebrity homes were among the most beautiful homes to sell last year.
Goldie Hawn & Kurt Russell’s A-List Gem
Hawn and Russell’s longtime LA mansion is a beautiful combination of colors, patterns and farmhouse charm. It offers elaborate skylights, built-in bookcases, even an upstairs gym with a wall of mirrors. The couple owned the 6,400-square-foot home for twelve years, but has decided to part with it for $7.25 million. Located in the celebrity Palisades Riviera neighborhood, the home is open, airy and inviting. Some of the best features of the home include
- Oversized skylights
- A living room with built-in bookcases
- A fully updated country kitchen, with a farmhouse sink and a giant center island
- The living room and kitchen both lead into the lavishly landscaped outdoor living space
There are two large bedrooms in addition to the enormous master suite with a fireplace, spa tub, dry sauna and large his and hers closets.
Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof
Famous couple Alyson Hannigan and Alexis Denisof overhauled their beautiful New England-style home in the upscale Brentwood neighborhood with the intention of flipping the property. The couple bought the home for $7.89 million and spent more than a year renovating and updating this traditional home that hit the market at $8.795 million. The reno included refurbished floors, new paint throughout, a fully updated kitchen with new appliances, marble countertops, and a farmhouse-style sink and lighting fixtures. The design choices made this quaint home feel like a New England gem.
In 2016, actress Mandy Moore sold her 1920’s Mediterranean-style home in the highly sought neighborhood of Los Feliz. Potential buyers were marveled by the 4,700-square-foot home with enormous bedrooms, gorgeous exposed-beam ceilings, complete with 5 bedrooms and 5 baths. Some of what set this Mediterranean beauty apart were details include intense warm colors, wrought-iron railings and majestic chandeliers.
In 2016 Johnny Depp may have been the celebrity with the most homes on the market simultaneously. His unique collection of Art Deco penthouses in LA was listed collectively for $12.78 million. The penthouses span 11,500 square feet, and still have their original architectural integrity. While the penthouses function as solo homes, there are doorways connecting three of the units. In 2016 Depp also placed his French village on the market for a whopping $55.5 million.
Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky
“Thor” actor Chris Hemsworth and his wife, actress Elsa Pataky, listed their secluded Malibu home for $6.5 million. The home is located in one of the most desired Malibu neighborhoods, Point Dume. The inside of the home is impeccably designed with a light airy feeling throughout. There are amazing views of the Pacific Ocean throughout and plenty of privacy.
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(all data current as of 7/25/2017)
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