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Bronson Canyon living with a side of heavy metal

5 hours 35 min ago

Set on a hillside in the Hollywood Hills, this rustic retreat appeals to creative types with its flexible living space and sweeping views of Bronson Canyon. And if pedigree is a must, the Tony Ngai-designed home has that too. Past residents include late heavy-metal vocalist Kevin DuBrow and rapper-producer...

Santa Barbara homes at three different price points

7 hours 50 min ago

Santa Barbara is among the priciest cities when it comes to real estate, but not every home will break the bank. Here’s a look at what your money buys at three price points.

This Craftsman bungalow, dating to about a century ago, is among eight original residences that make up this downtown-area...

TV force Shonda Rhimes makes herself at home in historic Hancock Park

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:05

Noted television producer and writer Shonda Rhimes has bought a home in historic Hancock Park for about $4.6 million, The Times has confirmed.

Built in 1924 and renovated, the English Country-style home sits on about half an acre with a swimming pool, lawns and a pool/guest house.

The stone-faced...

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen’s former Hollywood Hills home lists for $2.5 million

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:15

The Hollywood Hills home that singer-songwriter John Legend and his wife, model Chrissy Teigen, sold three years ago has come on the market for $2.495 million, or for lease at $12,000 a month.

The Midcentury Modern-style home, built in 1961, devotes the majority of its 2,200 square feet to open-plan...

Lil Wayne gets $10 million for Miami Beach home with skate park and shark lagoon

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:25

There’s a new owner of Wayne manor. Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., the rapper better known as Lil Wayne, has sold his waterfront mansion in Miami Beach, Fla., for $10 million.

The 15,101-square-foot house, which features a rooftop skate park and shark lagoon, was originally introduced to market in...

Richard Dorman-designed post-and-beam comes full circle in Sherman Oaks

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 09:05

Originally designed by architect Richard Dorman, this Midcentury home in the Sherman Oaks Estates neighborhood has a new lease on life thanks to a recent restoration by artist Chris Salay.

Vintage tongue-and-groove ceilings and Terrazzo floors blend with such updates as new cabinetry and fixtures...

My Favorite Room: Phillip P. Keene of 'Major Crimes' cozies up in the den

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 08:00

Actor Phillip P. Keene has a good reason for hanging out in the downstairs den of his Los Feliz home: It’s part of a larger space that serves as an office for his husband, writer/producer James Duff, with whom he works on the TNT show “Major Crimes.”

"One of James' favorite things is for me to...

Manhattan Beach home with Lakers and Kings pedigree lists for $2.9 million

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 15:15

Alexander Frolov, the former left wing for the Kings, has put his home in Manhattan Beach back on the market at $2.895 million.

Frolov isn’t the only athlete connected to the Mediterranean-style spread. The house was originally built for former Lakers forward Slava Medvedenko. Medvedenko sold the...

Actor Adam Goldberg lists his Midcentury home in Los Feliz for $1.75 million

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 13:25

Adam Goldberg, the actor known for his film roles in “Saving Private Ryan” and “Dazed and Confused,” has listed his home in the Los Feliz Oaks area for $1.75 million.

The Midcentury Modern-style house, built in 1959, makes the most of its hillside site with walls of windows that bring city and...

Pop rocker Martin Johnson records a quick home sale in West Hollywood

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:15

Martin Johnson, frontman for the pop-rock band Boys Like Girls, has sold his walled and gated home in West Hollywood for $2.55 million, or $52,000 above the asking price.

The property originally came to market last month and had an offer in hand in about 10 days. Johnson bought the home, which...

Santa Monica beach cottage lays on the charm indoors and out

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:10

Cathedral ceilings, French doors and large picture windows enhance the cozy farmhouse vibe found inside this renovated beach cottage in Santa Monica. Complementing the 1920s home, once owned by actor Leo Carillo’s brother, is a soaking pool, a palm-topped guest house and a garage turned play room.


'Suicide Squad' star Joel Kinnaman wraps up a home sale in Hollywood Hills West

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 10:50

Joel Kinnaman didn’t make a killing on the sale of his Hollywood Hills West home, but he did at least manage to break even. The multi-level house sold last week for $2.245 million — the same amount the actor paid for the property three years ago.

Built in 1977 and recently updated, the home features...

Hancock Park estate once housed 'Once and Again' star

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:45

This is a house that commands an audience. Originally built for art patrons Mildred and Lucius Green, the French Country-style estate was later owned by Emmy-winning actress Sela Ward, who restored the 1939 residence more than a decade ago.

Another round of renovations by Clements Design introduced...

OneRepublic's Ryan Tedder lists his hip Beverly Hills home for $12.75 million

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 09:00

OneRepublic frontman Ryan Tedder and wife Genevieve have put their updated home in the Trousdale section of Beverly Hills on the market for $12.75 million.

The privately situated estate, built in 1959, was restored and expanded two years ago by Alvarez Morris Architectural Studio. The renovation...

Home of the Week: Newly built house in Venice goes big on the little details

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 06:30

This new-construction residence in Venice, within walking distance of the beach and hot spots on Abbott Kinney Boulevard, expands on indoor-outdoor living while subtly introducing a few clever details.

An open-plan kitchen features a broad center island with a recess for growing fresh herbs. For...

Angelina Jolie finds a change of scenery in storied Los Feliz estate

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 06:00

Actress and humanitarian Angelina Jolie has purchased the Cecil B. DeMille estate, a Los Feliz mansion once owned by the early filmmaker, for $24.5 million.

Found behind gates in the Laughlin Park area, the 2-plus-acre estate was home to DeMille for roughly 40 years. Following his death in 1959,...

Hot Property: The housing market is alive and well

Sat, 06/17/2017 - 00:05

Classic comic actor Groucho Marx may be long gone, but his Hollywood Hills West estate is still around and appears to be a hot item. After only six months, the property is back up for sale at a mark-up north of 20%. Can you say: property flip?

It’s just one indication of how buoyant home sales...

‘Mountain Men’ executive producer lists his ‘cowboy heaven’ in Montana

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:50

Giddyap. Marc Pierce, executive producer of History Channel’s “Mountain Men,” has put his hilltop spread in Big Sky, Mont., on the market for $5.79 million.

The ski-in, ski-out retreat, described as a “cowboy heaven” in the listing, was built in 2006 using reclaimed wood and chiseled stone.


Emmy-winning producer Gregory Sills lists Point Dume estate for $8.8 million

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 11:05

Gregory Sills, the decorated awards show and television special producer, has put his home in Malibu on the market for $8.818 million.

Set behind iron gates, the contemporary estate with Mediterranean flair encompasses more than an acre in the Point Dume area. The multilevel home shares the site...

Robert Taylor haunt in Beachwood Canyon retains its Old Hollywood vibe

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 09:55

A Beachwood Canyon home where early Hollywood leading man Robert Taylor once lived is on the market for $2.095 million.

The 3,635-square-foot house, built in Spanish Revival style, is on the same street as a home once occupied by actress Barbara Stanwyck. Taylor and Stanwyck for years were romantically...