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    NBA Champ Leandro Barbosa Lists His Florida Home for $3.2 Million

    In the 2015 NBA finals, Brazilian basketball player Leandro Barbosa scored an average of 5.2 points across six games to take home the championship title with the Golden State Warriors. Since then, the 6’3″ b-ball star and his growing family settled in Florida, where just about a year ago they bought a brand-new, custom-built Orlando-area home that, as Barbosa continues on as an assistant coach for the Sacramento Kings, is now up for grabs at $3.2 million.

    Set within the guard-gated Bella Collina community in Montverde, the transitional-contemporary home has six bedrooms and five bathrooms, plus a powder room, spread out over 5,056 square feet of living space with interior fittings and finishes that draw influence from Brazil. The home is offered turnkey, with all its furniture, artwork, and high-end light fixtures that complement its clean-lined modern design. The ceilings are notably high, tall enough for Barbosa and the six-foot giants in your own friend group.

    The stylish great room features exposed wood beams and an asymmetrical entertainment wall.

    Danilo Tavares/Corcoran

    The home’s exterior comprises stucco walls and gable roofing, with its tall, tower-like entrance being its most distinctive feature. Inside the foyer, white marble floors and custom wooden accents speak to the most frequently used materials throughout the home, while the expansive, great room has a lounge oriented toward a TV at one end and a sculptural kitchen at the other, with a spacious dining area in between. A bank of glass sliders provides unobstructed views and a direct link to the backyard.

    The light hue of the exposed wood beams that hover over the space matches the wood used for the kitchen cabinetry. A gas range, convection ovens, a Sub-Zero fridge, and an island snack bar complete the gourmet package. The nearby family has a linear fireplace that is flanked by built-in wine display cabinets. Sliding glass doors open to an expansive covered patio with a summer kitchen. 

    Huge windows in the primary bedroom fill the garden-view room with light.

    Danilo Tavares/Corcoran

    A soaring ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows that frame garden views are key elements of the primary suite, which is flushed with natural light. Smooth wood floors trail into the massive en-suite bath that features a steam shower and a freestanding soaking tub positioned in a dedicated niche below a picture window.

    The backyard is where you’ll find amenities commissioned just for Barbosa, such as the heated pool and the half-court basketball court that features his initials. As for your coveted whips, you can park four of them in the two two-car garages. Danilo Tavares of Corcoran holds the listing. 

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    Demetrius Simms

    Demetrius Simms is a digital staff writer at Robb Report. Following a brief stint in public relations, their work has now appeared in lifestyle and culture publications such as Men’s Health, Complex…

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    Cher’s Revamped Former Beverly Hills Home Hits the Market for $4.1 Million

    Do you believe in life after close? 

    Back in 2013, Cher paid just over $2.1 million for a secluded Beverly Hills home that had previously been owned by another Hollywood heavy hitter, Modern Family’s Ed O’Neill. Five years later, the enduring show business superpower put the home back on the market for $2.5 million and, according to tax records, sold it for a bit less than what she paid. The two-time celebrity hideaway has since been comprehensively updated and is now back up for grabs with a price tag of $4.1 million. Aneela Zaman and Ernie Carswell with Douglas Elliman hold the listing.

    The two-story home, set on half an acre at the end of a cul-de-sac in a wee glen in the Coldwater Canyon area, was built in 1957. Alongside key features like rustic wood beam ceilings and bay windows, there are four bedrooms and three bathrooms spread out over 3,089 square feet of living space. There are at least three fireplaces throughout the home, which certainly enhances its appeal. But the real selling point might be the quiet gardens that make up its tranquil setting.

    The living room with a wood-burning fireplace and French doors.

    Jeremy Spann

    When the “Strong Enough” singer owned the 90210 pad, its façade somewhat mirrored a French country house with red brick accents across its beige stucco exterior. Following its revamp, a monochromatic olive green now covers those contrasting materials, giving it a more streamlined look. The lighter, wheat-colored wood floors that replaced darker oak floorboards inside the home are the first thing you might notice from the front door, other than the minimalist fireplace in the combination living and dining room. French doors on either side of the fireplace lead to a tree-shaded brick terrace, where the aforementioned gargoyle fountain is located.

    The kitchen is open to the living/dining room over a breakfast bar. It features a small breakfast nook alongside a high-end gas range and a Sub-Zero refrigerator. An office and the den with a wet bar, plus outdoor access, are other highlights of the home’s main floor.

    The spacious primary suite has not just one but two fireplaces.

    Jeremy Spann

    The primary suite is remarkably spacious and airy, thanks to its captivating vaulted ceiling and bay windows that frame leafy views. A haven unto itself, there are two fireplaces, a wet bar, a walk-in closet fitted with dark wood cabinetry, and a travertine-tiled bath with a double shower and a soaking tub.

    Enveloped in towering trees, the home’s various patios and decks are complemented by a faux-grassed area set in a sunny clearing with a waterfall that pours over a tumble of boulders into a small pond. And when you’re ready to brave the traffic, the canyon hideaway is within easy proximity to L.A. hotspots like the Chateau Marmot, LACMA, and the Michelin-starred Gucci Osteria da Massimo Bottura. 

    Cher’s primary residence has long been a grand Italian Renaissance-style mansion overlooking the Pacific Ocean in Malibu. The “Goddess of Pop” has the property up for sale for $75 million after first giving it a go at $85 million.

    Click here for more images of Cher’s former Beverly Hills home.

    Jeremy Spann


    Demetrius Simms

    Demetrius Simms is a digital staff writer at Robb Report. After starting their career in PR, they transitioned to freelance writing in 2020. Their work has now appeared in lifestyle and culture…

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    Bruyn Estate in Photos

    Published on March 25, 2024

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    Demetrius Simms

    Demetrius Simms is a digital staff writer at Robb Report. After starting their career in PR, they transitioned to freelance writing in 2020. Their work has now appeared in lifestyle and culture…

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    Third Eye Blind Frontman Stephan Jenkins’ San Francisco Home Lists for $3.6 Million

    If you’re a fan of Italian Victorian houses, a new listing in San Francisco’s historic Liberty Hill neighborhood—once home to billionaire Mark Zuckerberg—could be for you. 

    Built in 1880, the residence at 76 Liberty Street is the home of Third Eye Blind frontman Stephan Jenkins, who purchased it in 2013 for $2.35 million. The rocker is now offering up his Gilded Age pad for $3.6 million. The price tag affords you access to 2,300 square feet of living space. And the eclectic interiors behind the highly detailed facade just might have you questioning, “How’s It Going To Be” with a signing pen in hand. The house spans two floors with four bedrooms and two and a half baths. 

    The Victorian home is fronted by a small, gated garden.

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    Attention to detail starts outside the home, where golden fleur-de-lis accent the wrought iron fencing and a graphic black-and-white tile design greets you at the entrance, alongside a door knob display that features a Gothic Revival-like engraving. The narrow foyer welcomes you into the home with dark, wood-polished floors that balance out its gray-and-white color scheme. 

    To the right, there’s a double parlor. A bay window fills the front room with natural light, while a fireplace adds ambiance to the rear parlor, a rocker’s paradise with suede-like charcoal gray-painted walls and contrasting wood accents. Jenkins outfitted the room with a funky fuzzy sofa and a collection of eye-catching contemporary artworks, but, of course, you get to factor in your own flavor.

    Stepping into the sleek Bulthaup-brand kitchen, complete with Gagganeau appliances, feels like a breath of fresh air. Its open floor plan also includes an integrated Sub-Zero fridge, as well as dishwasher drawers, a built-in espresso machine, and an induction cooker. A spacious viewing deck sits just beyond the kitchen’s cozy lounge area, ideal for enjoying morning coffee bathed in the warmth of the sun, or, this being San Francisco, the cool embrace of fog. Alternatively, you could take your tea in the dining room, which features aged, sepia-toned walls and an antique chandelier hanging from a silvery pressed-tin ceiling. 

    The modern kitchen flows out to a viewing deck.

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    The primary bedroom offers a long wall of bespoke walnut built-ins for clothing, as well as direct access to a private balcony, while the bathroom mixes the old and the new with gold-toned fixtures, a two-sink marble vanity, and a single-cut marble shower space. Opaque glass in the oversized eight-pane sash windows provides privacy. The other three bedrooms, one with a fireplace, share an up-to-date vintage-style bath with a clawfoot tub.

    There is a basement with laundry (there are also laundry hookups in a closet on the top floor) and an undeveloped attic space for storage or future living space. There’s a jacuzzi and a sauna in the backyard, along with parking for three cars along the side of the house, where there’s an EV charger and an e-bike charging station.

    To stake your claim on Liberty Hill, contact Daria Saraf of Sotheby’s International Realty who holds the listing.

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    Demetrius Simms

    Demetrius Simms is a digital staff writer at Robb Report. After starting their career in PR, they transitioned to freelance writing in 2020. Their work has now appeared in lifestyle and culture…

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    Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake Are Teaming Up to Build a 600-Acre Town in Florida

    It’s not every day that a legendary golfer and a global pop star join forces in real estate.

    But that’s exactly what Tiger Woods and Justin Timberlake are doing in their latest venture, a luxury residential community in Wellington, Fla., a popular equestrian destination. The new enclave, aptly dubbed the Wellington, will span 600 acres, with single-family homes, condos, stores, and a hotel near Palm Beach. With a focus on enhancing the area’s equestrian spirit, the proposed development includes doubling the size of the current international showgrounds as well as a nine-figure investment to expand and upgrade other major facilities.

    Nexus Luxury Collection, a developer and hospitality group founded by Woods, Timberlake, and British billionaire Joe Lewis and his Tavistock private investment company, is leading the charge alongside entrepreneur Mark Bellissimo, with plans to start updating the area’s current 18-hole Cypress Golf Course next month, Bloomberg reports.

    An aerial view of Wellington, Fla.

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    Wellington is usually busiest during the winter months, when equestrian and polo competitions are held throughout the town. Now, however, finance firms and their employees, who moved to the area during the pandemic, are looking to make it their main base but may be looking for more than what’s currently available. The Wellington’s 120,000-square-foot sports-performance facility and a world-class racquet center are just two amenities in development to breathe new life into the town, as well as a 17-acre commercial center for stores, restaurants, and offices. 

    “The programming and the amenities and the lifestyle that you’ve got to deliver 12 months of the year is a little short in this area,” Christopher Anand, Nexus’s CEO and managing partner, told Bloomberg. “We have a real opportunity to redefine what full-time living is for families in South Florida.” 

    Sites for the Wellington’s custom builds will range from a quarter-acre lot to five acres, with pricing starting at $3 million. Completed condos and single-family abodes, meanwhile, will vary between $4 million and $5 million, according to Bloomberg. Those rates might be a steal for some, compared to Palm Beach, where “it’s $10 million to have a conversation” about purchasing a home, Anand says. 

    The developers expects some push back from a few locals as development continues due to the scale of the plan. But Bellissimo, who acquired the land over two decades, hopes his record of doing business in the area will keep things moving forward.

    If you’re an equestrian fan, the Wellington could be for you. Buyers looking for a suburban respite close to their West Palm Beach offices may also be interested. Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates, actor Tommy Lee Jones, and rock legend Bruce Springsteen have all owned homes in Wellington, which is experiencing rapid growth. With no time like the present, you can check out the Wellington website for more details.  More

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    This Oceanfront Malibu Manse Was Robert De Niro’s Home in ‘Heat.’ Now It Can Now Be Yours for $21 Million.

    A Malibu pad from a classic crime flick just hit the market. 

    Located at 26940 Malibu Cove Colony Dr, the oceanfront home famously starred on the silver screen as the residence of the Neil McCauley, the thief played by Robert De Niro in the 1995 movie Heat. The two-story residence, which has listed for $21 million, was designed by architect Ron Goldman and spans 3,502 square feet with four bedrooms and three bathrooms. Dissolving walls, walkways, and private terraces blend the property’s indoor and outdoor spaces.

    Inside the informal living room with views of the outdoor patio.

    Sterling Reed

    The midcentury-modern home’s exterior is dressed in white with a decidedly minimalist design approach, accented primarily with structural lines. A roof of skylights floods the interior spaces with light, complementing the living room and dining room to the left of the entry foyer. The living room houses a fireplace and offers access to an expansive balcony with breathtaking ocean views. Off the living area, you’ll find the dining room and kitchen. The latter is a chef’s kitchen with professional-grade appliances. The space’s open design, meanwhile, offers views of the central staircase, upper level and ocean in one space. 

    An informal living room sits on the ground floor with ample space for your furniture, as well as your favorite books. To the left of that space, you can access the serene outdoor patio with wood flooring, lush landscaping and a floating staircase. The primary bedroom is one floor above, and offers its own private ocean-view balcony, fireplace and an en-suite bathroom with his and hers sinks. Other bedrooms can be found on this floor as well, including one with its own outdoor patio.

    Robert De Niro next to the home’s expansive balcony on ground level in 1995’s Heat.

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    While the home doesn’t offer discrete entertainment spaces, its spacious garage could double as a gym for fitness buffs. It comes filled with storage cabinets, a washer and dryer unit, as well as space for at least two of your favorite rides. Speaking of which, newly installed Tesla chargers in the space should prove useful for those who’ve joined the electric revolution. One final perk? The property is gated and protected by guards 24/7 as part of the Malibu Cove Colony. So, chances are no one will be bringing heat to your doorstep.

    For more details, contact Jane Dorian at Carolwood Estates who holds the listing. 

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    Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Final NYC Apartment and Art Studio Are Available to Rent

    If you ever wanted to rent a building with art historical significance, Andy Warhol’s former New York studio and apartment, where Jean-Michel Basquiat lived and worked from 1983 until his death in 1988, has now hit the market.

    The 57 Great Jones Street property in the Bowery is available for $60,000 per month for a minimum of 10 years.

    Basquiat rented the second floor space from Warhol shortly after they first met. Today, the real estate agency Meridian Capital Group described that space as an “open loft space with high ceilings and multiple skylights.”

    Village Preservation, an architectural conservation society, in conjunction with Two Boots Pizza, installed a plaque on the building’s exterior commemorating the former resident in 2016, reading, “Basquiat’s paintings and other work challenged established notions of high and low art, race and class, while forging a visionary language that defied characterization.”

    Interior view of the second floor at 57 Great Jones Street in New York, 2022.

    Courtesy of Meridian Capital Group/Photo Sylvester Zawadzki

    The exterior of the building is also adorned in street art—a public tribute to the late artist, who started his career as one half of the graffiti art duo SAMO.

    Warhol originally purchased the building in 1970. Prior to Warhol’s purchase, however, the building came with a rich history. Originally constructed in the 1860s, it was purchased by Paolo Antonio Vaccarelli—aka the gangster Paul Kelly—who opened the Brighton Athletic Club in 1904. The building was subsequently used as a metal works business and kitchen supply company until 1970.

    Most recently, the building was home to the exclusive Japanese restaurant Bohemian. Among the neighbors are the galleries Venus Over Manhattan and Eric Firestone Gallery.

    Featuring 6,600-square-feet spread across three floors, the commercial-use building is currently listed with Meridian Capital Group. Of the sale, John Roesch, director and one of the exclusive brokers, said in an email, “We would love to keep this building in the art community.” More

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    Sugar Ray Leonard Just Relisted His Pacific Palisades Compound for $45 Million

    Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard listed his Los Angeles mansion for $46.5 million last summer. Now the estate is now back on the market with $1.5 million price cut.

    Located at 1550 Amalfi Drive, the “Leonard Estate” is located in the Upper Riviera area of the tony Pacific Palisades community. It spans 16,773 square feet with a three-story main house and guest house, and together they account for eight bedrooms and 15 bathrooms. Designed by renowned architect Richard Landry, a.k.a. the “King of the Megamansion,” the now $45 million abode is like a Florentine villa set on the Southern California coast.

    An aerial view of the palatial digs at 1550 Amalfi Drive

    Anthony Barcelo

    The 66-year-old former boxer, born Ray Charles Leonard, and his wife Bern Leonard are now empty nesters and looking to downsize, according tothe Wall Street Journal. The couple first brought it to market back in 2019 but took it off shortly after listing it for $52 million. New images of the home reveal that little has changed beyond the interior decor—and the price.

    Upon entering the seven-bedroom main residence, you’ll spot custom features like exposed wood beam ceilings, ornate tile flooring and ample windows that offer both mountain and ocean views. The two-story family room, like most of the home, is a light-filled retreat with gorgeous glass doors and soaring ceilings. It’s anchored by one of the property’s three fireplaces.

    Elsewhere, you’ll find a chef’s kitchen with upscale appliances, custom cabinetry, marble countertops and a peninsula/bar with space for seating. There’s also a formal dining room and multiple lounge areas—all of which are connected via winding staircases and corridors with stone flooring. When you’re ready for some private time, the spacious primary suite offers ocean-view balconies to help you unwind.

    Inside the light-filled, two-story family room

    Anthony Barcelo

    Other standout amenities include a gym, office, den and theater room. The guest house, which has one bedroom, is set in the backyard along with a circular pool, cabanas, a tennis court and the property’s lush landscaping. There’s also a designated putting green to practice your short game.

    Set just minutes from the Pacific Coast Highway and coastal beaches, the “Leonard Estate” is ideal for those that value their privacy but crave easy access to the ocean. Aaron Kirman, Kirby Gillon, Bryce Lowe and Daniel Milstein of the Aaron Kirman Group at Compass hold the listing.  

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