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My Favorite Room: Anne Dudek's family is all over her living room

The art collection in actress Anne Dudek’s living room isn’t just aesthetics and decor — it’s a family affair. Along the perimeter of white walls in the airy, open space, you’ll find pieces created by the actress’ son, her father and, most predominantly, her ex-husband, painter Matthew Heller....

Hollywood Hills contemporary is big on the views, swimming pools

Tucked against a hillside in Hollywood Hills West, this renovated contemporary combines unconstrained living space with minimalist design. The open floor plan flows seamlessly through walls of glass to outdoor spaces that includes multiple balconies and three terraced viewing levels. To leisurely...

Onetime Bel-Air home of actress Reese Witherspoon returns at nearly $14 million

A Bel-Air estate that was once the home of actors Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe is back on the market for $13.95 million, down from about $16 million last year. The handsome brick and half-timbered Tudor was designed by architect Gerard R. Colcord for a prominent insurance executive. Completed...

Hot Property: Something for everyone

Music, acting, sports. A number of entertainment industries feed Hollywood’s celebrity machine, and those salaries and royalties keep the Southern California real estate market hopping. This week’s roundup brings both current television and old Hollywood to mind, and leaves us with several tunes...

Beverly Hills tenant is a fit for fashion designer Kimora Lee Leissner

Kimora Lee Leissner, the model and fashion designer who launched the Baby Phat brand, has found a tenant for her estate in Beverly Hills, leasing it for $45,000 a month as part of a long-term agreement. The Mediterranean-style mansion, built in 1990 and since updated, is surrounded by hedges and...

Whoopi Goldberg gets her price and a bit more for Pacific Palisades home

Comedian, actress and talk show host Whoopi Goldberg has made quick work of selling her home in Pacific Palisades. The 1933-built residence, which was also once the home of actor David Niven, was listed for sale in mid-January at $8.795 million and in two weeks had an offer in hand. It sold Thursday...

'Fast and Furious' director Rob Cohen looks for a quick sale in Hidden Hills

Action-movie director Rob Cohen, whose high-octane films include “The Fast and the Furious” and “XXX,” has offered up his equestrian estate in Hidden Hills for $3.99 million. The one-acre grounds hold a 4,874-square-foot Cape Cod-style house, a swimming pool and a two-stall barn. The home, built...

Former Steelers all-pro James Farrior finds a new home field in Tarzana

Former Pittsburg Steeler James Farrior has picked up a newly built estate in Tarzana for $4.225 million. The Cape Cod-style home had been on the market since July, when it hit the market for $4.495 million, records show. A horseshoe-shaped motor court fronts the single-story spot. European oak...

LA Opera president is ready to pass the baton for Arts District loft

The Arts District loft of LA Opera President Christopher Koelsch is for sale at $1.649 million. The four-story loft is in a reimagined 1906 sugar beet warehouse that has been updated for modern living while retaining some of its industrial charm. Among features are high ceilings, white-painted...

Beck pulls in $3.44 million for finely tuned Colcord home in Brentwood

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Beck and wife Marissa Ribisi have sold their Gerard Colcord-designed home in Brentwood for $3.44 million. Set on a tree-filled acre in Mandeville Canyon, the 1964 Brittany Tudor has been refreshed and updated inside and out. Features include exposed brickwork, half-timbering...

Before and After: A stuffy Tudor lightens up

Though surrounded by sweeping views atop a sunny cul-de-sac, the 6,000-square-foot Tudor in Mandeville Canyon purchased by George Jordan and Agustin Rodriguez was dark and dated. “We recognized the potential the house had,” said Jordan, whose company, ANR Development Co., bought the home in 2015....

Charlie Sheen puts his L.A.-area home up for sale at $10 million

Charlie Sheen is ready to call it a wrap in Sherman Oaks, listing his sprawling mansion for sale at $9.999 million. Set on half an acre in guard-gated Mulholland Estates, the Mediterranean spot opens to a two-story foyer flanked by a winding staircase. Living spaces in the 8,932-square-foot interior...

Clippers star DeAndre Jordan lists gated Malibu home for $6.5 million

The Clippers’ DeAndre Jordan has listed his home in Malibu for sale at $6.5 million. The two-story contemporary sits at the end of its own gated driveway in the guard-gated Serra Retreat neighborhood. Extensively remodeled, the house features high ceilings, wide-plank wood floors and full smart-home...

Beverly Hills estate of Desmond's department stores owner seeks $8.495 million

The longtime Beverly Hills home of Harold Kapelovitz, the late retailer and philanthropist who owned the department store chain Desmond’s & Associates, and his late wife, Lee, has come on the market for $8.495 million. Set on more than half an acre on North Hillcrest Road, the split-level house...

Leeza Gibbons seeks $18.5 million for East Coast-vibe mansion in Beverly Hills

Former “Entertainment Tonight” co-host Leeza Gibbons has hung a “for sale” sign on her Beverly Hills home, listing the East Coast-inspired estate at $18.5 million. A shrub-lined brick walkway approaches the two-story home, which sits on half an acre of landscaped grounds. Past the formal entry,...

Debbie Reynolds’ former Midcentury home gets a touch-up in Palm Springs

A Palm Springs home once owned by late singer-actress Debbie Reynolds is on the market post-renovation for $665,000. Reynolds reportedly bought the Midcentury Modern spot in the early 1960s for her parents, Raymond Francis and Maxene Reynolds. It was owned by the family for more than two decades...

Usher pops his colorful Sunset Strip home on the market at $4.2 million

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Usher is ready to beat it out of Hollywood Hills West, listing his home above the Sunset Strip for sale at $4.2 million. The Spanish-style home, built in 1926, has been updated with colorful and contemporary details while maintaining some of its original vibe. The...

'Chicago' writer-producer Michael Brandt lands a new location in Brentwood

Michael Brandt, a writer and executive producer for such “Chicago” franchise shows as “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago Med” and “Chicago Justice,” has found a new spot on the West Coast. He’s bought an estate in Brentwood for $5.11 million, or roughly $1 million less than the original asking price, records...

Holmby Hills estate built for late Paramount chief Brad Grey for sale at $77.5 million

The Holmby Hills home of late Paramount Pictures chairman and chief executive Brad Grey is for sale at $77.5 million. Called the Grey Estate, the property on Carolwood Drive has been owned by a trust associated with the executive since 2010 and centers on a modern farmhouse-style residence with...

San Diego County sees first home sale over $20 million in more than a decade

A Del Mar estate built for activist investor David Batchelder has sold for $21.5 million, making it the most paid for a home in San Diego County in more than a decade. Set on a bluff overlooking the ocean, the Mediterranean-style estate originally came to market last year at $29 million and more...

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