After spending less than a decade in his custom Beverly Hills compound, Marky Mark’s taking his good vibrations elsewhere.
The rapper-turned-actor, officially known as Mark Wahlberg, recently listed his epic, château-style home for $87.5 million. It has an array of features that make the price tag worth it, too. Situated on more than 6 acres of land in the tony gated community of North Beverly Park, the 30,000-square-foot mansion boasts 12 bedrooms and 20 bathrooms. You’ll also find a movie theater, gym, wine cellar and two-story paneled library within.
The cozy library.
But the property’s real selling point might be all that’s located outside. The tennis court, basketball court and five-hole golf course would meet just about anyone’s recreational needs, while the private skate park is ideal for sporty kids or adventurous adults. The resort-like grotto pool, meanwhile, is the perfect place to host guests while enjoying the sunny Los Angeles weather.
All of the outdoor amenities can be seen from an aerial view.
The estate was designed by Richard Landry, whom The New York Times has referred to as “the king of the megamansion.” Landry has worked with numerous other celebrities, including Tom Brady, Rod Stewart and Michael Bolton, and his designs have previously been recognized as some of Robb Report’s “Ultimate Homes.”
Landry told the Times in 2015 that he and Wahlberg “had so much fun” collaborating on the actor’s abode.
The home at sunset.
Wahlberg was born in Boston but his ties to LA are strong. He started out as a member of the hip-hop group Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch before transitioning to acting in the mid-’90s. Since then, he’s been nominated for two Oscars, three Golden Globes, nine Primetime Emmys and three Screen Actors Guild Awards. He received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010.
The A-lister’s manse is being represented by Kurt Rappaport at the Westside Estate Agency. The brokerage has called the sale “a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire one of the great estates in Los Angeles.”
Given the compound’s size, the buyer would have a lot of privacy to enjoy, but they’d also be in pretty good company: New neighbors would include the likes of Denzel Washington, Justin Bieber and Sofia Vergara.
Who needs the Funky Bunch?
Check out more photos of the estate below.
The grand entryway.
The spacious kitchen features two islands.
The wine cellar.
The resort-like grotto pool.
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