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    Zuma Farms in Photos

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    The Late Tom Petty’s $9.8 Million Malibu Mansion Comes With Its Own Recording Studio

     When Tom Petty wrote “I’m watching the water, watching the coast, suddenly I know, what I want the most,” the opening line of his song “Something Good Coming,” he was at his beach house in Malibu. Now, the late musician’s Southern California abode is ready to inspire someone new.

    Compass agent Chris Cortazzo, who originally sold the oceanfront compound to Petty as a vacation home back in 2010, has just put the property back on the market for $9.8 million. Sited on Escondido Beach, the 16,691-square-foot property comprises a two-bedroom main residence and a guest house that’s currently configured as a recording studio. It also comes with an oceanfront deck with steps that lead down to a 66-foot stretch of sand.  

    The guest house is set up as a recording studio.

    Mike Helfrich

    “When Tom first walked into the home, he just loved the essence and the spirit,” Cortazzo said in a press statement.

    The interior of Petty’s former pad is clad with wood—everything from the tall ceilings to the floors—which gives it the feel of a cozy cabin. The living quarters do incorporate the beachy surrounds, though, with walls of glass that look out to the water. There are also several outdoor spaces that embrace the seaside setting.

    “Tommy loved that the beach house was pretty much all original, built in 1950, with a cabin feel,” adds Petty’s wife Dana. “We spent a lot of time there with friends and family.”

    In the living room, you’ll find a large fireplace with a floor-to-ceiling brick chimney. It serves as a handsome divider between the lounge and the nearby kitchen. Elsewhere, the formal dining room has library shelving and a sliding glass door with access to that picturesque deck. “Tommy always had his recorder and guitar, as he was always writing and creating,” adds Dana. “I remember him writing so many songs there.”  

    The living room opens up to an oceanfront deck.

    Mike Helfrich

    Both of the main house’s bedrooms are located on the first floor. The primary suite is distinguished by a tiled fireplace, a spacious walk-in closet, a private beachfront balcony and a bathroom with a super large window for sea gazing. Downstairs on the lower level is a family room that can act as an office, recreational space or media center depending on your needs.

    As Petty famously wrote, “There’s somethin’ lucky about this place.” 

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    A Castle-Like LA Manse Once Owned by the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea Just Listed for $9.8 Million

    From a futuristic Richard Neutra compound in La Crescenta to a tropic-themed Malibu cottage, the Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea has racked up quite the real estate portfolio. Now, another one of his former California properties has hit the market and it’s chock full of Art Nouveau style and the musician’s personal flair. 

    Nicknamed The Castle, the striking two-acre spread is nestled in the hills of the Los Feliz neighborhood. Originally designed in the ‘20s by Angelus Temple architect A.F. Leicht, the Los Angeles abode comprises four bedrooms, four bathrooms and roughly 5,600 square feet of living space. Michael Balzary (aka Flea) bought the manse for $1.7 million back in 1996 and later sold it for $3 million in 1999 to late Getty oil heir, John Gilbert Getty, reported The Wall Street Journal. The Castle changed hands yet again in 2014 when current owner and artist, Muna El Fituri, scooped it up for $8.3 million. 

    An Art Nouveau-style mansion formerly owned by Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Michael ‘Flea’ Balzary just listed for $9.8 million

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    Per Balzary’s request, the property now has a recording in the two-story, detached garage (which the rocker surely put to good use). The grounds also come with lush gardens and a basketball court out back painted the purple of Flea’s beloved Lakers. Inside, the architectural estate is laden with Egyptian and Moroccan influences. Think large geometric pillars, arched passageways, hand-cut stone walls and curved gold-colored ceilings. In fact, step into the two-story formal living room and you’ll find ornate trim that’s supposed to resemble the Sistine Chapel, notes the WSJ. 

    Dubbed ‘The Castle,’ it was originally built in the 1920s by architect A.F. Leicht and today has Egyptian and Moroccan influences

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    Elsewhere, an elegant octagonal-shaped lounge area is swathed in gold as well. Seriously, it covers every wall. In the foyer, there are soaring 26-foot-high ceilings, a dramatic stone staircase and a grand chandelier at the center. If you’re into rare and ultra-cool perks, check out the observation tower. It’s complete with its own rooftop terrace where you can catch uninterrupted views of downtown Los Angeles, the Pacific Ocean and beyond. If you want a shot at owning The Castle, it’ll cost you a cool $9.8 million.  

    Ernie Carswell with Douglas Elliman and Steve Sawaii and Daria Greenbaum of Compass hold the listing together.

    Click here to see all the photos of The Castle. 

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    Steve McQueen’s Former Beachside Hideaway in Malibu Hits the Market for $17 Million

    Edgy and effortlessly cool not only describes the late actor Steven McQueen, but also his former Malibu abode. And if you ever wanted to channel the movie star’s iconic style IRL, his one-time waterside pad has hit the market. 

    The Southern California residence that McQueen shared with wife and leading lady, Ali MacGraw, is officially up for grabs. According to public records, McQueen’s son, Chad, sold the oceanfront home in July 2020. It then changed hands once again in September of the same year when current owner and songwriter Ammar Malik scooped up the Victoria Point property for $8.35 million, reported The Wall Street Journal.  

    Malik, alongside his partner, Chyna Bardarson, spent seven figures to remodel The King of Cool’s former hideaway, which is perched on a bluff for ultimate privacy. Today, the overfall feel post-reno is ultra-modern with huge sliding doors, black-framed windows and rich wood paneling. If you’re curious about what the home looked like before, you can check it out here. 

    Steve McQueen’s former beach house in Malibu just listed for $16.9 million

    The Luxury Level

    Because of its location, expect to encounter some beachy touches, like a storage room with plenty of space to hold your surfboards, in addition to a private staircase that leads directly down to the sandy shore. Two outdoor showers should come in handy if you plan on rinsing off after paddling out. Or, if you’d prefer to scope out the swell first, there are multiple decks that offer up sprawling views from Broad Beach to Point Dume. 

    The four-bedroom home has been modernized and features sliding glass doors and multiple balconies

    The Luxury Level

    In all, it comprises four bedrooms, five bathrooms and 4,335 square feet of living space. On the main level is a bright and airy chef’s kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a wine-rack wall. Elsewhere, an open dining and living room looks directly out to the Pacific. The second level is where you’ll find the primary suite. The space has been decked out with an accent wood-paneled wall, a fireplace, an ocean-facing balcony and a spa-like bathroom. Now, it can all be yours for $16.9 million.

    Elizabeth Donovan of Coldwell Banker Realty holds the listing. 

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    California Love? Dr. Dre Is Selling His Beachfront Malibu Mansion for $20 Million

    A beach house by Dre could now be yours.

    After two decades, music mogul André Romelle Young (aka Dr. Dre) has decided to sell his luxurious Malibu estate. Located in the celebrity-studded enclave of Carbon Beach, the three-story residence was originally built in the early ‘90s, as reported by Dirt. The hip-hop legend snapped it up shortly after in 2000 for a modest $4.8 million. Today, Dre’s digs will set you back $20 million.

    Fit for rap royalty, the contemporary Pacific Coast Highway abode is set behind a gated courtyard and comprises nearly 9,000 square feet of living space. You can expect dramatic soaring ceilings and walls of glass throughout. No matter what level you’re on, you’re guaranteed direct ocean views, too. On top of that, there are a number of beachside balconies that allow you to make the most of the legendary southern California weather.

    Altogether, you’ll find six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, plus a gym, a sauna and an office. Of course, there’s also an in-house recording studio that has been graced by a certain rapper-turned-producer from Compton. Dre has won no less than six Grammys throughout his illustrious 40-year career, so the recording gear is sure to be top-notch.

    Design-wise, the home has a flowing, open-plan layout and is flooded with natural light. The coastal color palette of soft, sandy neutrals is at once cozy and chic. So too are the furnishings. In the great room, a giant stone fireplace stretches all the way up to the ceiling and is one of the most striking features. Nearby, the kitchen has been decked out with top-of-the-line stainless steel appliances. The spacious primary suite, which takes up the entire third level, comes with its own fireplace, sitting area, walk-in closet and a terrace overlooking the ocean.

    Get your money right, gents.

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    Victoria Point Road in Photos

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    Emma Stone Just Listed Her Airy Midcentury Modern Home in Malibu for $4.3 Million

    It might not be right in La La Land, but the home Emma Stone just listed still has an enviable location.

    The 1,800-square-foot, midcentury-modern house in Malibu features three bedrooms and is situated on about 3.2 acres of land. It’s asking $4.295 million, not bad for an area where most homes go for more than $5 million.
    “It’s a classic 1958 California midcentury hanging over the Pacific,” listing agent Eric Lavey told The Wall Street Journal. “It’s the Malibu beach house they would choose for a Nancy Meyers movie.” How fitting, then, that it’s had an actual celebrity as a resident.

    The Nancy Meyers–worthy kitchen 

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    Sitting atop a bluff, the one-story ranch house offers ocean views from most of the rooms, and a large brick patio looks out onto the coastline. The surrounding eucalyptus and yucca trees provide some much-needed shade from the California sun, and act as pops of lush greenery.
    Inside, white floors, ceilings and walls make the space feel extremely airy and light-filled. That continues even in the bathroom, with its white subway tiles and gold accents that add some sheen to the room.

    Who can resist a subway-tiled bathroom? 

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    Stone bought the home for $3.25 million in 2018, and recently remodeled the eat-in kitchen. Although she’ll be leaving behind the beachside lifestyle, she’s been busy snapping up other properties. She also bought a Manhattan apartment for $3.56 million in 2018. Then, in 2019, she purchased an LA home for $2.3 million. Last year she became a homeowner in Austin, Texas.
    Lavey told the WSJ that he expects the Malibu ranch house to sell quickly, given its lower price point for the area. Unlike the Nancy Meyers movie, it’s not that complicated to see why it would appeal to prospective buyers.
    Check out more images of the home below.

    One of the light-filled bedrooms 

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    This bedroom’s views can’t be beat. 

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    The relaxing outdoor area 

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