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    Russell Westbrook’s Brentwood Estate Just Hit the Market for $30 Million—Here’s a Look Inside

    Russell Westbrook is on the move, and his Brentwood home is for the taking.  

    The point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers just put his 13,425-square-foot estate on the market causing many fans to question his fate with the team. His six-bedroom, eight-bathroom mansion is set on roughly half an acre and was built in 2018, the same year in which he acquired it. Although, that didn’t stop the nine-time All-Star from adding a number of custom touches. To be honest, we wouldn’t expect anything less considering Westbrook is known for curating his own eye-catching fits. Along with designer finishes, it features hardwood flooring, custom moldings, French doors and high ceilings throughout.  

    The formal entry opens up to the spacious living and dining rooms which feel bright and airy thanks to expansive windows. Nearby is a large chef’s kitchen that showcases imported marble slabs and overlooks the rear grounds. Elsewhere there are two family rooms and conveniently, each comes with its own wet bar. On that note, the house hosts additional amenities including a walk-in temperature-controlled wine room, a movie theater, a gym and a guest room—all of which can be found on the lower level.  

    LA Lakers point guard Russell Westbrook is selling his Brentwood home for $29.9 million

    Estate Photos LA/Dusan Simonovic

    The top floor is where the primary suite is located, decked out with a vaulted wood-paneled ceiling, a private patio and two separate walk-in closets. Definitely enough space to accommodate Westbrook’s extensive wardrobe and then some. There are also dual marble-clad bathrooms, connected by an oversized glass shower. Down below, the landscaped grounds are fit for any athlete whether you want to shoot some hoops on the patio, do a couple of laps in the pool or kick a few soccer balls around.  

    The Los Angeles mansion has a temperature-controlled wine room, gym, home theater and landscaped backyard

    Estate Photos LA/Dusan Simonovic

    While Westbrook’s newly listed residence could suggest that a potential trade is in the works (it’s certainly possible), it could also just be a smart real estate play. If the California estate sells at its asking price—a hefty $29.9 million—the NBA star stands to earn at least $10 million from the transaction. For context, Westbrook bought the home for $19.75 million back in 2018 and has invested in several properties since as a source of off-court income. 

    The highest-paid LA Laker for the 2022-23 season could simply be looking to swap his manse for an even pricier pad. We’ll be on standby until then.

    Bjorn Farrugia at Hilton & Hyland and Donnell Beverly Jr. at Berkshire Hathaway HSCP hold the listing.

    Click here to see all photos of Russell Westbrook’s Brentwood home.

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    A $2.85 Million California Ranch That Once Belonged to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher Hits the Market

    A California ranch where late screen legends Debbie Reynolds and her daughter Carrie Fisher once lived has just hit the market—and could come with a lot of celebrity memorabilia.

    The 44-acre estate in Creston, dubbed Freedom Farms, is being offered up for $2.85 million by Home & Ranch Sotheby’s International Realty. It comprises a 7,800-square-foot main house, a barn, lake, hot springs and a pair of outbuildings that span 17,000 square feet. Prior to her and Carrie’s passing in 2016, Reynolds owned the property for the last three decades alongside her son, Todd Fisher. “The family compound was the site of hundreds of gatherings, sing-alongs and served as a tranquil retreat for Hollywood’s elite,” notes the listing.

    Nestled into a private valley dotted with live oak trees and less than three hours from LA or San Francisco, Reynolds purchased the parcel in the ‘80s and put up the eight-bedroom, seven-and-a-half-bath main house in 1991. Inside, the Central Coast abode appears cozy, clad with custom tile, woodwork and high ceilings. The walls here tell all kinds of stories, enlivened by artifacts, family heirlooms and old photographs.

    The California ranch of late actress Debbie Reynolds was just listed for $2.85 million 

    David Lalush Photography

    A grand piano acts as the centerpiece of the living room, which son Todd tells SF Gate is the same one “that accompanied Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin.” Elsewhere is a home theater where Reynolds and Carrie would screen their choice of over 5,000 movie titles, which are said to be stored behind the projector.
    Right outside are the barn and two sprawling warehouses. While the latter is mainly used for storage, it’s where you’ll also find a sound stage, recording studio and office spaces. There’s even a cement helicopter pad and loading docks.

    The lot includes two warehouses which are filled with memorabilia from Debbie Reynolds’s memorable career 

    David Lalush Photography

    “There certainly is some memorabilia that I would be fine parting with…Certain furniture or certain artwork that I would be fine with leaving, that’s all negotiable. But there’s also things that don’t fit that bill. There’s some rare stuff on the walls, some really high-end photography, and some family things,” Todd tells SF Gate. “But, if the right person shows the right—let’s just say concern and care—and I felt that they were going to look after something, I wouldn’t have any problem because that’s what Debbie wanted. She wanted to share some of that with her fans. And our storage room is bursting at the seams.”
    Hear that? Now’s your chance to own way more than just a slice of Hollywood history.
    Click here to see all the photos of Debbie Reynolds’s California ranch.

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    Debbie Reynolds’s Ranch in Photos

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    Kim Kardashian Puts Her Minimalist Calabasas Condo on the Market for $3.5 Million

    You can now keep up with Kardashians IRL.

    We all know the Kardashian-Jenner clan loves to buy real estate in wealthy California enclaves and now you have the chance to scoop up Kim’s Calabasas pied-à-terre for a cool $3.5 million. The beauty and shapewear mogul originally purchased the property in 2017 for $1.6 million while she was married to rapper and now estranged husband, Kanye West, reported Dirt. Two years later, the monochromatic, monastery-style flat appeared to be back on the market but was never sold. Now listed with Compass, let’s hope things go better the second time around.

    Kim Kardashian just listed her Calabasas condo for $3.5 million 

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    When it comes to interior design, the former couple is well known for their intensely minimal taste. This 2,260-square-foot condominium is no exception. A celebration of all things beige, Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen was brought on for the modern-looking interiors and also helped conceptualize the duo’s notorious Hidden Hills mansion. The condo—while similar in its aesthetic but much smaller in its scale—is shown with sparse furnishings and an abundance of pale, neutral-colored organic materials.

    The minimalist home was designed by Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen 

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    Located within Calabasas’s Avanti complex, the unit itself comprises three bedrooms and four bathrooms. Throughout the home are an array of pared-back design details that speak to Van Duysen’s simplistic yet stylized approach. Think wide-plank European oak flooring, gray plaster walls and dark designer light fixtures. It also comes with a chef’s kitchen that’s been decked out with top-of-the-line appliances such as a Gaggenau oven, Sub-Zero refrigerator and Bosh dishwasher. Elsewhere, the master suite has a freestanding JEE-o soho bathtub, Toto toilet, MGS faucets and a custom designer vanity. Honestly, we wouldn’t expect anything less.
    If the brutalist abode looks familiar, that’s because it’s made several appearances on the original Keeping Up with the Kardashians series over the years. In addition, the space also served as an office for KKW Beauty and Skims. So all you WFH entrepreneurs will be in good company.
    Click here to see all the photos of Kim Kardashian’s Calabasas condo.

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    Jeffree Star Sells Hidden Hills Home For $16.7 Million (PHOTOS)

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    LOCATION: 25220 Walker Road, Hidden Hills, California
    SQUARE FOOTAGE: 19,000+
    BEDROOMS & BATHROOMS: 7 bedrooms & 13 bathrooms
    PRICE: Sold for $16,700,000 on 07/29/22
    This is the former home of Youtuber & cosmetics mogul Jeffree Star, founder of Jeffree Star Cosmetics. He purchased it for $14.58 million in December of 2019.. Star first listed the home in June 2021 for $20 million (then reduced to $16.5 million) and then put it back on the market for $15.5 million. He just sold it for $16,700,000 on 07/29/22. More

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    Brad Pitt Drops $40 Million on a Historic, Century-Old Castle in Northern California

    Well known for his love and knowledge of design and architecture, Brad Pitt has added a fascinating historical estate to his property portfolio. 

    Located in Carmel Highlands, California, the actor recently closed on what agents are calling one of the most expensive sales ever in the area, reported the Wall Street Journal. Pitt purchased a Monterey County estate known as the D.L. James House, after its first owner, which was originally built by architect Charles Sumner Greene around 1918. Sited on a rocky cliff, the off-market property was previously occupied for over two decades by late Chicago financier Joe Ritchie who died in February. 

    The D.L. James House built by architect Charles Greene 

    Greene & Greene Collection, The Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.

    Greene, who was an influential figure in the 20th century Arts & Crafts movement, met businessman and writer D.L. James when he moved to Carmel-by-the-Sea in 1916, according to The Gamble House organization. Shortly after, James commissioned the architect to construct a home on a bluff that he’d bought. It took approximately four years, in which James defied elevation logic by insisting the home be built on a steep, challenging plot.  
    He also opted for locally sourced sandstone and granite instead of wood—because of this, the D.L. James House, later referred to as Seaward, appears as if it’s growing right out of the cliff. The elaborate stonework of the outer walls resembles a medieval castle, while arched windows and an earth-toned-tile roof give it a distinct Mediterranean flair.  

    Archive photos of the dining area and living room in The D.L. James House 

    Maynard L. Parker, photographer, The Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.

    The historic home is formatted as a single-level residence, but specific details about its layout are scarce. What we do know is that the interior features carved marble and details of Green’s signature woodwork, speaking to his Arts and Crafts style, and the living areas are open-plan. There’s also an outdoor courtyard.  

    The interior of The D.L. James House in Carmel, California 

    Maynard L. Parker, photographer, The Huntington Library, San Marino, Calif.

    After James died in 1944, his son, who was also a writer, acquired the property. He lived there with his wife until he eventually passed away in 1988. His widow sold the house in 1999 to Ritchie, who purchased the house for $4.5 million, reported Dirt.  
    Ever the opportunist, Ritchie made headlines a few years later in 2001 when he tried to build an underground tunnel to access the rocky beach down below. The idea was supposed to replace a staircase that used to be located on the property but had been washed away by the tide. The County Planning Commission greenlit the decision, but the Coastal Commission put the kibosh on the plans somewhere along the way. Whether or not the Ritchie’s were able to proceed with building a secret tunnel is something we suppose only Pitt will know. More