‘Avenger’ sees action on home
Actors and home renovators Jeremy Renner and Kristoffer Winters have sold their latest project in Hollywood Hills for $4.3 million.
Built in1926, the traditional-style house was once hometo early filmmaker Preston Sturges, who helped define the screwball comedy genre in the1 930s and won an original screen play Oscar for “The Great McGinty” in 1940.
Renovated and restored, the two-story home features an1,800-square-foot great room with the original copper-topped bar and a fireplace— a nod to its Old Hollywood grandeur. A family room, an updated kitchen and a formal living room are included in the 7,000 square feet of living space.
There are a total of five bedrooms and six bathrooms, while a detached guesthouse adds another kitchen, a dining area and three bedroom en suites in 1,200 square feet of space.
Outdoors, a rooftop terrace takes in views of the cityscape and landscaped grounds with a fountain feature.
The property previously sold in 2009 for $1.35 million. It came on the market in February for $4.795 million andwas offered furnished.
Branden Williams and Rayni Romito Williams of Hilton& Hyland, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, were the listing agents. Stephen Resnick, also of Hilton& Hyland, represented the buyer.
Renner, 44, is knownfor his role as Hawk eye in the Marvel cinematic universe. Among his other film credits are “American Hustle” (2013), “The Bourne Legacy” (2012) and “The Hurt Locker” (2008).
Renner will reprise his role as William Brandt in the summer blockbuster “Mission: Impossible— Rogue Nation,” due out in August.
Winters, 41, runs an interior design firm that bears his name. As an actor, he has appeared in “The Hurt Locker” aswell as the 2010 film “Fair Game.”