CT Now

Hot Property Archives

Subscribe to Hot Property via RSS. Click here.

Archives: 2010 | 2009 | 2008

  • Singer Chris Brown left his mark in home, moves on

    Singer Chris Brown left his mark in home, moves on

    Chris Brown, the singer whose Hollywood Hills house once drew the ire of neighbors for its graffiti-like artwork, has sold his hillside residence for $1.69 million. Although the exterior was repainted before the home went on the market, several interior walls in the four-story home still bore cartoon-esque...

  • Spacious multi-story offers direct access to Santa Monica beach

    Spacious multi-story offers direct access to Santa Monica beach

    A backyard gate at this oceanfront home in Santa Monica opens directly onto the sandy beach. The multi-level living space includes three kitchens for convenience. An arch-topped hallway on the main floor helps define the open-plan living, dining and family rooms. Location: 609 Palisades Beach Road,...

  • Melanie Brown spices up Hollywood Hills West

    Melanie Brown spices up Hollywood Hills West

    Melanie Brown — also known as Mel B or Scary Spice from her days with the British pop group Spice Girls — and her husband, producer Stephen Belafonte, have bought a house in Hollywood Hills West for $4.34 million, public records show. Built in 1928, the multi-level hillside house has been updated...

  • Lake Sherwood house inspired by French architecture

    Lake Sherwood house inspired by French architecture

    This multi-level house set in a gated community in the Santa Monica Mountains overlooks the Lake Sherwood reservoir. Designed to take advantage of the views, the home has a classic look inspired by French architecture. Location: 410 Upper Lake Road, Lake Sherwood 91361 Asking price: $2.995 million...

  • Home of the Week: Spanish-style mansion in Pacific Palisades

    Home of the Week: Spanish-style mansion in Pacific Palisades

    This Spanish-style mansion in Pacific Palisades' Riviera neighborhood is entered through an 18th century walnut gate surrounded by brightly colored tiles. The motif continues inside with archways and Moorish accents. Most of the rooms connect to a central courtyard and a patio or balcony, adding...

  • Dr. Dre moves his money around L.A.'s Westside

    Dr. Dre moves his money around L.A.'s Westside

    Dr. Dre has popped his Hollywood Hills West home on the market at $35 million. He's selling because he recently dropped $40 million on the four-acre Brentwood estate of supermodel and actress Gisele Bundchen and her husband, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady. The rapper closed on that...

  • Justin Bieber, Khloe Kardashian in Calabasas' celebrity revolving door

    Justin Bieber, Khloe Kardashian in Calabasas' celebrity revolving door

    Justin Bieber, the beleaguered pop star, sold his house in a gated community in Calabasas for $7.2 million to reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian. The location puts Kardashian in proximity to sister Kourtney Kardashian should either need to borrow a cup of sugar. Kourtney bought the nearby...

  • Dude, where's a buyer for my house?

    Dude, where's a buyer for my house?

    Ashton Kutcher has put the word out that he is interested in finding a buyer for his Hollywood Hills home, quietly shopping it at $12 million. The modern-style, three-story home built in 2007 has views of the Hollywood Reservoir and the Hollywood sign. There are five bedrooms and eight bathrooms...

  • Selena Gomez giving up her starter home in the Valley

    Selena Gomez giving up her starter home in the Valley

    Selena Gomez, the 21-year-old pop star and actress, has listed her house in Tarzana for sale at $3.495 million. The neo-traditional home sits on a flat acre behind gates. A blue stone patio with a fountain leads to the bay-window flanked red front door, which opens to a high-ceiling entry. The...

  • Blake Griffin pays $9 million for new home in Pacific Palisades

    Blake Griffin pays $9 million for new home in Pacific Palisades

    The L.A. Clippers forward buys a 9,100-square-foot Cape Cod-inspired house with six bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms.

63°