Scorching Property: John Legend and Chrissy Teigen eye a giant transfer in L.A.
With a new baby on the way, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are getting their family so as. The Hollywood energy couple final week put their up to date dwelling within the 90210 space up on the market at $23.95 million.
That’s about $10 million greater than they paid for the place once they bought it in 2014 from Rihanna.
Legend and Teigen made some dramatic adjustments to the fashionable showplace throughout their keep, turning the outside from white to grey and touching up the interiors with cerused oak flooring, hot-rolled metal partitions and bespoke patterned ceilings from Thailand.
With 8,500 sq. toes of dwelling area on almost an acre, the fashionable showplace holds seven bedrooms and eight loos throughout two tales.
A grand parlor with a sculptural staircase below 33-foot ceilings kicks issues off, main right into a step-down nice room with a two-story wall of glass. Different highlights embody a chef’s kitchen, formal eating room, movie show and fitness center.
In the lounge, a grand piano is surrounded by music awards (Legend is considered one of simply 16 folks to have received an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony — an achievement known as an EGOT).
The main bedroom expands to considered one of three balconies, all of which overlook a scenic yard with a heated saltwater pool, a spa and a pergola wrapped in creeping vines. The hillside property takes in sweeping metropolis and canyon views.
Legend, 41, has received 11 Grammy Awards, together with two for finest R&B album — for “Wake Up!” and “Get Lifted.” He received an Oscar for the track “Glory,” for the 2014 movie “Selma,” and just lately launched his seventh studio album, “Larger Love.”
Teigen, 34, is a tv persona, mannequin and creator. She hosted “Lip Sync Battle” from 2015 to 2019. She presently seems on “Chrissy’s Court docket,” a brand new courtroom present on the short-form-video platform Quibi.
The couple introduced this month they’re anticipating their third youngster.
Marshall Peck of Douglas Elliman holds the itemizing.
Glamming it up in Laurel Canyon
KISS rocker Gene Simmons is hoping for successful in Hollywood Hills, the place his scenic canyon retreat simply hit the marketplace for $2.2 million.
It’ll cap a seven-year keep for the musician; he paid $1.45 million for the house in 2013.
Perched on the high of a gated highway in Laurel Canyon, the non-public hideaway takes in sweeping metropolis views from three ranges of decks, in addition to a tiered yard with a eating space down beneath.
Earlier listings present the house as soon as boasted a Midcentury fashion, however a rework launched a extra trendy really feel. Vast-plank flooring, gallery white partitions and pocketing glass doorways fill the sunny, scenic open ground plan.
4 bedrooms and two loos full the inside, together with a main bedroom with polished concrete flooring and a picket studying alcove lined with cabinets. It additionally expands to one of many dwelling’s three decks.
A local of Israel, Simmons, 70, co-founded KISS within the early Nineteen Seventies and serves because the band’s bassist and vocalist. Recognized for his or her over-the-top make-up and costumes, the New York group has launched 20 studio albums and is among the bestselling bands ever, with greater than 75 million data bought.
Lisa Younger and Kennon Earl of Compass maintain the itemizing.
Closing a case in Encino
Actor Shemar Moore of “Legal Minds” fame has ended his hunt for a purchaser, promoting his longtime dwelling in Encino for $2.4 million.
The yellow Spanish-style home, in-built 1963, was extensively up to date throughout Moore’s keep and options darkish wooden flooring, excessive ceilings and an upgraded kitchen. Some 3,600 sq. toes of inside area consists of 5 bedrooms and loos plus a bonus room for an workplace/fitness center. French doorways within the eating room result in a entrance terrace.
Outdoors, greater than 1 / 4 of an acre of grounds include a customized swimming pool, a hearth pit and patio area.
The property got here up on the market in March shortly after Moore closed sale on one other dwelling within the San Fernando Valley. He had owned the place since 2007.
The 50-year-old actor can be recognized for his long-running roles on the daytime cleaning soap opera “The Younger and the Stressed.” He presently stars on the present “S.W.A.T.,” now in its third season.
Milla Pariser of Rodeo Realty was the itemizing agent. Danny Moghaddam of Keller Williams Realty represented the customer.
Filmmaker shakes up his setting
Frank Darabont, the director-screenwriter-producer of “The Shawshank Redemption” and “The Inexperienced Mile” fame, has put his dwelling within the Hollywood Hills available on the market for $2.5 million.
Inbuilt 1950, the ranch-style home sits on about half an acre surrounded by mature timber and landscaping. Expanded by architect Richard Greatest, the split-level inside options wood-trimmed doorways and home windows, hardwood flooring and skylights that flood the inside with pure gentle.
A dual-sided river rock hearth anchors the lounge and den, which sits beneath vaulted and beamed ceilings. The up to date kitchen is provided with customized cabinetry that blends in with the house’s wooden particulars. Former actor Joseph Cali, now the owner-operator of a high-end audio-video enterprise, put in the house theater. Three bedrooms and two loos full the two,439-square-foot ground plan.
Outdoors, the palm-dotted grounds include a free-form swimming pool and spa. A small grassy space sits above the pool.
Darabont, 61, obtained Oscar nominations for his work as director and screenwriter for “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994) and “The Inexperienced Mile” (1999). On the tv facet, Darabont developed the AMC collection “The Strolling Lifeless” and was an govt producer for the present’s first two seasons.
He’s additionally the creator of “Mob Metropolis,” the neo-noir crime drama based mostly on John Buntin’s 2009 book, “L.A. Noir: The Battle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive Metropolis.”
Jodi Rubin and Greg Erpenbach of Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty maintain the itemizing.
A tie to The Occasions
In Pasadena, an English Nation-style property with a historic previous and up to date rebirth simply hit the marketplace for $12.8 million.
The stately manor was constructed greater than a century in the past by Stile O. Clements, the architect behind such L.A. staples because the Mayan Theater, Wiltern Theatre and Richfield Tower. Dubbed the Chandler Property, the grand residence takes its title from former proprietor Philip Chandler of the enduring Chandler household, members of which ran the Los Angeles Occasions for greater than a century and have become actual property moguls throughout Southern California.
Extra just lately, it was scooped up by a Chinese language billionaire for $5.8 million in 2012 and underwent a dramatic rework earlier than it was named the Pasadena Showcase Home in 2014.
Set on 3.5 acres, the verdant property holds a seven-bedroom, 10-bathroom home surrounded by outside facilities. There’s a swimming pool, a tennis pavilion, a sports activities courtroom, a carriage home, a spring home and a greenhouse. A rose backyard sits amongst manicured lawns and lily ponds. The property additionally has a non-public nicely.
Half-timbering adorns the outside of the principle dwelling, whereas inside, redwood partitions and oak flooring carry colour to spacious formal rooms with excessive ceilings. All through the two-story ground plan, lattice home windows overlook the landscaped grounds full with 300 timber.
Christian Stillmark and Scott James of Douglas Elliman maintain the itemizing.