J. Lo’s old place hits right note
Singer Phil Collins has bought the one time Miami Beach mansion of Jennifer Lopez for $33 million.
The seller was healthcare executive Mark Gainor and his wife, Elyse, who bought the property from Lopez a decade ago.
The1.2-acrewaterfront estate centers on a renovated1929 villa with 200 feet of water front including a boat dock along Biscayne Bay.
The contemporary European-style mansion is entered through a two-story domed rotund a foyer topped by a skylight. A media room, a wine cellar, a gym, seven bedrooms, eight full bathrooms and three powder rooms are included in the12,153 square feet of living space.
A court yard with a koi pond, gardens, palm trees andwater-facing swimming pool and spa complete the grounds.
Collins, 64, is known for his solo work and as lead singer and drummer with the group Genesis. The seven-time Grammy winner, who announced his retirement in 2011, is one of the all-time bestselling recording artists.
Actress, dancer and singer Lopez, 45, is currently trying to find a buyer for her three-acre estate in the gated Southern California community of Hidden Hills.
Nelson Gonzalez of EWM Realty/Christie’s International Real Estate was the listing agent. Mathieu Rochette of Barclay’s Real Estate Group represented Collins.