Dean Martin

Sale of Kid Rock's Malibu home ends on a low note

Sale of Kid Rock's Malibu home ends on a low note

Kid Rock has officially checked out of Malibu, but with a whimper rather than a bang.

The singer-songwriter recently sold his Balinese-inspired compound for $9.5 million, $2.1 million less than he paid for it in 2006, in a deal completed off-market.

Built in 2002 and recently updated, the 8,300-square-foot house features hand-carved doors and ornate woodwork and ebony wood floors. Skylights and French doors create a light and airy vibe within the home.

Common areas include a black-and-white mosaic foyer that opens to a formal living room, an adjacent dining room and an open-plan kitchen. A two-sided fireplace serves as...

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