Anna Faris and Chris Pratt list for­mer Los Angeles home

Variety - - Contents - Mark David The Real Estalker

Af­ter al­most a decade of mar­riage and more than a year af­ter they sep­a­rated, “Mom” starar Anna Faris and “Guardians of the Galaxy” su­per­hero Chris Pratt re­cently fi­nal­ized their by-all-ac­counts ac­counts am­i­ca­ble di­vorce, so it’s no sur­prise to avid celebrity real es­tate watch­ers that they’ve putut theirtheir se­cluded for­mer home in Los Angeles up for sale at a tetch un­der $5 mil­lion.

The erst­while cou­ple, both of whom have moved on ro­man­ti­cally — he to au­thor andnd Amer­i­can aris­to­crat Kather­ine Sch­warzeneg­ger and she to “Over­board” cin­e­matog­ra­pher Michaell Bar­ret­tbar­rett —— pur­chased the mini-es­tate from Live Na­tion En­ter­tain­ment pres­i­dent-ceoeo Michael Rapino in 2013 for $3.3 mil­lion, sub­stan­tially above the nearly $3 mil­lion ask­ingask­ing price. Built in the late 1970s on close to two-thirds of an acre in the celeb--stud­ded­stud­ded Nichols Canyon area, the low-key Mediter­ranean hides be­hind se­cured gate­sates an­dand high hedges with four bed­rooms and 3.5 bath­rooms in 4,710 square feet. .

Lush plant­ings and tow­er­ing palm trees frame an in­set porch ac­cent­eded with­with

del­i­cate fil­i­greed screens, a tiled foun­tain and dou­ble glass doors that open to a tur­reted foyer with chalky white stucco walls and a soar­ing ex­posed-wood ceil­ing. A se­ries of arch­ways leads to an airy liv­ing room an­chored by a fire­place with carved­wood man­tel­piece; a for­mal din­ing room is some­what cu­ri­ously out­fit­ted with a pro­jec­tion TV sys­tem; and an oak-pan­eled li­brary/den has a walk-in wet bar and in­te­grated me­dia equip­ment. Ar­ranged around a cen­ter is­land, the eat-in kitchen has or­di­nary brown-speck­led gran­ite coun­ter­tops and top- end stain­less steel ap­pli­ances and over­looks the swim­ming pool.

A spa­cious mas­ter suite in­cludes a sit­ting area with fire­place, a wrought iron­railed bal­cony, two cus­tom-fit­ted walk-in clos­ets and a lux­u­ri­ously out­fit­ted if some­what dec­o­ra­tively dated bath­room with jet­ted tub and over­size, mul­ti­per­son steam shower. A tented and cur­tained open-air pav­il­ion decked out as a pro­fes­sional gym and mas­sage space over­looks a lighted ten­nis court.

Harry Styles Slashes Price on His Sunset Strip Villa

British pop mu­sic phe­nom Harry Styles has, for the sec­ond time, lopped half a mil­lion dol­lars off the ask­ing price of his Los Angeles res­i­dence, bring­ing the price tag for the city-view prop­erty down to a smidge un­der $7.5 mil­lion. The One Di­rec­tion su­per­star pur­chased the sleek mod­ern villa in a sur­rep­ti­tious, early-2016 off-mar­ket deal val­ued at $6.87 mil­lion. He tossed the prop­erty back on the mar­ket a year and a half later, with an in-hind­sight un­re­al­is­ti­cally high $8.45 mil­lion price tag that dropped in early 2018 to an ap­par­ently still too tall nearly $8 mil­lion. In ad­di­tion to the lower price, Styles re­placed his orig­i­nal real es­tate agent with one of the Plat­inum Tri­an­gle’s heav­i­est hit­ters. Se­creted up a wind­ing, fear­somely nar­row cul- de-sac just above the Sunset Strip, where it’s se­cured be­hind a for­bid­ding drive­way gate, pro­tected by a com­pre­hen­sive se­cu­rity sys­tem and in­vis­i­ble be­hind a thick bam­boo hedge, the twos­tory-plus con­tem­po­rary has four bed­rooms and five bath­rooms in 4,401 square feet.

An­chored by a min­i­mal­ist-minded fire­place, the com­bi­na­tion liv­ing/din­ing room spills out to a broad ter­race with panoramic, over-the-tree­tops city-lights view. A plush, pro­fes­sional- qual­ity home theater fea­tures a state- of-the-art wide-screen pro­jec­tion sys­tem, plum- col­ored walls and comfy egg­plant- col­ored so­fas. A long drive­way leads to a small mo­tor court and twocar garage at the front of the house, and, tucked up un­der the ter­race out­side the liv­ing/din­ing room, a small cur­tained ca­bana of­fers a con­ve­nient in­door bath­room and out­door shower area along­side a cur­va­ceous swim­ming pool and spa set against a sweep­ing wall of bam­boo.

Kenny G Lists Rus­tic-luxe Farm­house in Stu­dio City

Pre­em­i­nent so­prano sax­o­phon­ist Kenny G, known for his schmaltzy, smooth jazz stylings, has listed a gated prop­erty in the foothills above Cold­wa­ter Canyon in Stu­dio City, Calif., at a smidgen less than $4 mil­lion. The kinky-haired, 16-time Grammy-nom­i­nated mu­si­cian pur­chased the half-acre hill­side prop­erty in 2007 for $2.85 mil­lion. In­vis­i­ble be­hind a high wall and even taller row of trees, the rus­tic-luxe Con­necti­cut-style farm­house sits be­hind gates at the end of a long drive­way with four bed­rooms and three bath­rooms in close to 4,000 square feet. A sep­a­rate guest­house with bath­room is out­fit­ted as a sound­proofed record­ing stu­dio.

A stone bridge that arches over a bab­bling, water­fall-fed brook con­nects the park­ing area to a charm­ing front porch. A clas­sic Dutch door opens to flag­stone-paved en­try that steps down to a com­bi­na­tion liv­ing and din­ing room with glossy, ma­hogany-toned wood floors, 12-pane French doors and a fire­place brack­eted by floor-to- ceil­ing book­shelves. A cozy den/li­brary of­fers ex­ten­sive built-ins plus a fire­place and a

mas­sive sky­light that floods the up­dated, coun­try-fla­vored kitchen with sun­light. The ad­join­ing fam­ily room has a stacked­stone fire­place be­tween French doors un­der a dra­mat­i­cally vaulted ceil­ing. The sec­ond-floor mas­ter suite pam­pers with a fire­place, mar­ble-floored bath­room, fit­ted walk-in closet and sep­a­rate boudoir. There’s also a gym and pri­vate deck nested into the sur­round­ing tree­tops, a built-in bar­be­cue un­der a vine-laden per­gola and a slim, la­plane swim­ming pool and spa.

Jamie Dor­nan Sells Nichols Canyon Mod­ern

Ac­tor Jamie Dor­nan has sold his ar­chi­tec­turally pedi­greed pad in the Nichols Canyon area of Los Angeles for a tetch be­low $3.2 mil­lion. The “Fifty Shades” fran­chise star, set to ap­pear in the soon-to-be-re­leased en­sem­ble ac­tion ad­ven­ture “Robin Hood,” turned a small profit on the al­lur­ingly quirky mid- cen­tury pav­il­ion he ac­quired about two and a half years ago for al­most $2.85 mil­lion from pro­ducer Vin­cent Sieber. Orig­i­nally de­signed and built in 1959 by distin­guished ar­chi­tect Ed­ward H. Fick­ett and re­worked in the mid-1960s by ar­guably un­der­ap­pre­ci­ated Atomic Age mod­ernist Val Pow­el­son, the sin­gle-story spread has three and po­ten­tially four bed­rooms and 3.5 bath­rooms in just over 2,500 square feet clev­erly ar­ranged with max­i­mum trans­parency around a glass-walled cen­tral atrium.

An eye- catch­ing, Goo­gie-style per­fo­rated screen­ing wall lends the rig­or­ously clean-lined ex­te­rior of the low-slung res­i­dence a hint of or­ganic whimsy. A mon­u­men­tal, dou­ble-sided stone fire­place sep­a­rates a sit­ting room from a smaller den with smooth-pan­eled ac­cent wall and cus­tom cab­i­netry that hides me­dia equip­ment. The ad­join­ing din­ing room spills out to the back­yard through a floor-to- ceil­ing bank of tele­scopic glass slid­ers and con­nects an allgray and smartly or­ga­nized if im­prac­ti­cally tiny kitchen. The mas­ter bed­room is po­si­tioned at the back of the house with con­ve­nient ac­cess to the yard, and fea­tures cus­tom built-ins con­sis­tent with the orig­i­nal ar­chi­tec­ture of the house and a min­i­mal-minded bath­room fin­ished with frosted glass di­viders and white penny tiles. At­trac­tively fenced and pri­vate from the pry­ing eyes of neigh­bors, the back­yard of­fers a rec­tan­gu­lar swim­ming pool and a mul­ti­level lounging deck with sunken hot tub.

Katie Cas­sidy Eyes Sale in the Foothills of En­cino

An up­dated mid- cen­tury res­i­dence tucked into the foothills above En­cino, Calif., and owned by ac­tress and show­biz scion Katie Cas­sidy, daugh­ter of late “Par­tridge Fam­ily” star David Cas­sidy, has come up for sale at just un­der $2.1 mil­lion. The “Ar­row” star pur­chased the then-freshly ren­o­vated res­i­dence in early 2017 for $1.56 mil­lion. Out­fit­ted with a com­pre­hen­sive home au­to­ma­tion sys­tem that con­trols a cam­era- equipped se­cu­rity ap­pa­ra­tus and au­to­mated win­dow shades, the sin­gle-story res­i­dence has four bed­rooms and four bath­rooms in not quite 3,000 square feet.

Solid wood dou­ble doors open to an an­gled, open-plan liv­ing and din­ing space with wide-plank wood floors and broad banks of glass slid­ers and sky­lights that fill the house with nat­u­ral light. Shiplap-style pine pan­el­ing in the liv­ing room makes a ca­sual coun­ter­point be­hind a fire­place with an un­ex­pect­edly ba­ro­nial stone man­tel­piece.

The se­cluded mas­ter re­treat fea­tures a built-in bed that in­cor­po­rates a hid­den tele­vi­sion on a pneu­matic lift. There’s also a pri­vate ter­race with an un­sightly free­stand­ing spa, a sky­light-topped spa-style bath­room and a bed­room-size walk-in closet/dress­ing room.

The back of the house snugly hugs a boomerang-shaped swim­ming pool and con­crete ter­race that gives way to a nar­row faux-grass strip that wraps around the house to an ex­pan­sive, tree-shaded yard with an over-the-hedgerow moun­tain view of the San Fer­nando Val­ley.






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