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    Amy Schumer’s $15 Million NYC Penthouse Has an Insane 3,000 Square Feet of Outdoor Space

    Amy Schumer just listed her Upper West Side penthouse apartment—and it’s the furthest thing from a trainwreck.

    The 4,500-square-foot home in a prewar building features five bedrooms and six bathrooms, and is asking $15 million. A key-locked elevator opens directly into the full-floor space, and from there it only gets better.

    The indoors blends seamlessly with the outdoors. 

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    The huge living area is designed in a solarium style, with 11-foot glass walls stretching up into angled skylights. Those walls also fold open to allow access to the wraparound terrace, which offers stunning views of the Hudson River, the George Washington Bridge, and New York City writ large. A beautiful wrought-iron staircase leads up to a smaller terrace, too, where a gas line can be used to create an outdoor kitchen. In total, the outdoor space encompasses 3,000 square feet—no small feat in NYC.

    Schumer is married to the chef Chris Fischer, so, as you might expect, the indoor kitchen is quite magnificent. It includes a breakfast bar, a marble-topped island and counters, and a Sub-Zero fridge, freezer and wine fridge, among other amenities. Suffice it to say that any home cook would find it more than adequate for all their dinner-party needs.

    Who wouldn’t want to cook here? 

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    The bedrooms are located in a separate wing of the house, and the primary suite’s bathroom includes a six-foot soaking tub and radiant-heat floors. The other bedrooms all come with ensuite baths, and two of the rooms have direct access to the terrace.
    Schumer bought the home in 2016 for $12.15 million, and she called it her “Manhattan dream apartment” in an interview with The Wall Street Journal. A few years ago she redecorated the space with Clements Design, the interior-design firm that also worked with Jennifer Lawrence on her house.
    The property is being listed by Adam D. Modlin of the Modlin Group. Check out more images below.

    Penthouses have their perks, like the terrace outside the living area. 

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    A relaxing place to fall asleep 

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    And a calming space to wash up 

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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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    Designed by Gianni Versace, This $70 Million NYC Townhouse Was Restored to Its ‘La Dolce Vita’ Glory

    New York City’s townhouses are synonymous with luxury living, but a $70 million pad formerly owned and designed by the late, great Gianni Versace takes “la dolce vita” to extraordinary new heights.

    Located on East 64th Street, the six-story Manhattan mansion spans 14,175 square feet, with some 17 rooms spread throughout its haute interiors. Seven plush bedrooms, seven full baths and three partial baths account for more than half of the Italian Baroque-style abode, while the rest is dedicated to grand living and dining room spaces, a library, gym, game lounge, media room and office. Outside, meanwhile, there’s a stunning trellised garden spanning 3,025 square feet and a rooftop gazebo overlooking Fifth and Madison Avenues.

    The limestone façade with Versace-style doors. 

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    The neoclassical townhouse was built in 1950 and bought by the famed Italian designer for $7.5 million in 1995. As to be expected, the fashion icon fully redesigned the residence, adding plenty of his signature glitz and glamor.
    Custom touches include classical columns, intricate mosaics, marble floors and painted ceilings, to name but a few. The Great Room even features restored 19th-century panels on the roof that were sourced by Versace from a Florentine palazzo and depict an epic Elysian scene. Think of it as the Upper East Side’s Sistine Chapel.

    The grand primary suite 

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    The manse is being sold by billionaire Swedish hedge funder Thomas Sandell and his wife Ximena. The couple bought the property directly from the Versace family for $30 million in 2005, according to records, before meticulously restoring it to its former glory.
    Nikki Field of Sotheby’s International Realty, who is co-listing the property with her daughter Amanda Field Jordan, told The Wall Street Journal that the Sandells are “Versace devotees” and that “this piece of art” will likely be snapped up by “someone who has that same reverence.”

    The luxe bathroom with double sinks, a black marble countertop and Italian-baroque details. 

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    This isn’t the first time the townhouse has landed on the market, though. At one point, it was available as a rental with an asking price of $100,000 a month, according to WSJ. So, if you should ever tire of la dolce vita, you could always let Versace’s wonderland for a bit of extra dosh. Sounds like a win-win to us.
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    Mark Wahlberg’s Palatial Beverly Hills Estate Could Be Yours for $87.5 Million

    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. 

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    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. 

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    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. 

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    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. 

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    The spacious kitchen features two islands. 

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    The wine cellar. 

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    The resort-like grotto pool. 

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    The Late Betty White’s Long-Time Los Angeles Home Just Hit the Market for $10.5 Million

    Days after Betty White’s Carmel vacation home sold for well over its $7.9 million asking price, the late actor’s estate has listed another one of her charming California properties for $10.5 million.

    Located in LA’s prestigious Brentwood Park, the colonial-style abode sits on nearly three-quarters of an acre and affords prime views of the iconic Getty Museum and nearby mountains. Originally built in 1952, the retro residence was purchased by the beloved Golden Girls star and her late husband Allen Ludden in ’68, just a few years after they married in ’63.

    Spanning 3,029 square feet, the five-bedroom, six-bathroom home features an apt all-white façade that is juxtaposed with cheerful yellow accents and terracotta roofing. It offers a host of sweet amenities, too, including a pool, a three-car garage and an idyllic sunroom. To top it off, there’s a guesthouse where the Hollywood power couple played charades with fellow A-listers, such as Dinah Shore, Burt Reynolds and more.

    A backyard view of the Brentwood property’s pool and guesthouse. 

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    Naturally, the property is gated and sits back from the street to ensure there’s plenty of privacy. The huge, park-like grounds, meanwhile, will be perfect for hosting celebrities and other well-heeled guests.
    “Betty White was a California girl through and through,” White’s estate said in a statement. “Despite living in New York when she and Allen Ludden were first married, she longed to be ‘back home’ in Los Angeles where she grew up.”

    A distance view of the spacious backyard. 

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    White, who was born in Oak Park, Illinois, won five Emmys throughout her prolific 80-year career, starring in The Mary Tyler Moore Show, The Proposal, Lake Placid and countless other hits. She died from a stroke in December 2021 but her memory lives on in this Brentwood home.
    The listing is held by Marlene Okulick of Sotheby’s International Realty’s Pacific Palisades Brokerage. According to the firm, this is the first time the property has been on the market in over 50 years. What’s more, it’s being sold for land value. This means the value of the land itself and any improvements that have been made to it are taken into account.
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    Inside NBA Center Hassan Whiteside’s $23 Million Ultra-Modern Miami Beach Home

    Miami’s real estate market is on fire, and NBA center Hassan Whiteside is hoping to get in on some of the action. The athlete recently listed his home in Miami Beach for $23 million.

    Whiteside purchased the home while playing for the Miami Heat in 2016. Although the athlete currently plays for the Utah Jazz (the team was just defeated by the Dallas Mavericks in the NBA Playoffs), he kept the Miami property to enjoy during his off-seasons. He initially purchased the property in 2016 after signing a four-year, $98 million contract with the Heat. At the time, he was the highest-played player on the team. 

    The pool and deck 

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    It’s no surprise why he was so attached to this sanctuary on Surprise Lake, just off Miami Beach’s coveted Biscayne Bay. Modern and futuristic, the home will appeal to design lovers with its sculptural entryway, flanked by a koi pond and manicured landscaping. There’s also a dramatic red spiral staircase visible from the outside through double-height windows. 
    The six-bedroom, six-bathroom home, located at 528 Lakeview Court at the end of a private cul-de-sac, features two levels of spacious living. Whiteside added several additional features after he bought the property, including a rooftop pergola with artificial turf and a movie theater. In total, he put a couple of million dollars into upgrades in the home, according to listing agent Joe Azar of Compass.

    The rooftop deck features a pergola and artificial turf. 

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    “He is a big fish enthusiast and also added a custom aquarium in the kitchen with his initials in it, as well as the koi pond near the entryway,” says Azar.
    There is also 100-feet of water frontage with a private dock, large pool, outdoor kitchen and a cabana. Double-height ceilings, stark-white walls and light wood floors make the home feel bright and airy. 

    The kitchen featuring an aquarium 

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    Both levels have floor-to-ceiling windows and sliding glass doors for easy access to the outdoors. The first floor opens onto the spacious deck and pool, while the second opens out to a generous glass-enclosed terrace. The many balconies make it easy to enjoy the Miami weather. 
    Azar says that Whiteside is selling the home to find a larger space with more outdoor areas for his family, as the professional basketball player has a three-year-old son.

    Whiteside, an auto enthusiast, was attracted to the home for its ample parking space. 

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    Azar also notes that Whiteside is an auto enthusiast who purchased the home thanks to it’s pie-shaped driveway, which has plenty of room for cars.

    “Because there is so much parking space, he converted the two-car garage into a custom-training fitness facility,” Azar says. “However, there is also a two-car covered carport. You don’t lose any car parking but you gain a great gym.”
    Check out more photos of the property below:

    The home has a sleek, modern design. 

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    There is 100 feet of waterfront with a private dock. 

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    One of the six bedrooms 

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    The red spiral staircase 

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    The movie theater 

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    An outdoor lounge space 

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    View of the home from the water 

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    The home’s facade 

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    After Just a Year, Madonna Relists the LA Home She Bought From the Weeknd for $26 Million

    The ‘Queen of Pop’ is looking to flip her recent Los Angeles property grab.

    Last April, Madonna purchased a 12,500-square-foot home from R&B star the Weeknd for $19.3 million. One year later, the OG Material Girl has relisted the 3-acre property at $25.995 million, or $6.7 million more than it was bought for—ensuring a sizeable return on investment. The house is located in the star-studded Hidden Hills neighborhood and also comes with a guest cottage.

    Both structures combined house nine bedrooms, nine bathrooms and two half baths.The two-level main house boasts a minimalistic design dressed in white, with high ceilings and wide-plank wooden floors; the open-air design helps the space to feel large and airy.  Past the adjoining family room with a marble-framed fireplace lie a formal dining area, neon-lit wine cellar, an office and a screening room. All seven bedrooms are located on the second floor, including the master suite which has a huge walk-in closet and private terrace. It even has its own luxe marble-lined bathroom with a separate tub and shower, naturally.

    Backyard view of the property’s infinity-edge pool. 

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    As you venture outside, you’ll find a variety of amenities to keep you entertained. For starters, the property features an infinity-edge saltwater pool and an eye-catching orange neon basketball court. Horse breeders and riders alike will also be able to house their brood in the home’s eight-stall barn. And though the 63-year-old singer did add her own personal touches to the home, including a newly built gym and yoga studio, new owners may consider the property’s neon-lit, five-bay garage its crown jewel.

    A look inside the master bedroom with a private terrace. 

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    The Weeknd, whose real name is Abel Tesfaye, picked up the home for $18.2 million in 2017. While the “Blinding Lights” singer has since upgraded to a nearly $70 million mansion in Bel-Air, you’ll still find yourself surrounded with big-name neighbors like Drake, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith and some of the Kardashians. Best of all, the home has a security gate and driveway that will keep unwanted visitors (and paparazzi) out and at a distance.
    Representatives for Madonna didn’t say why she’s making this move, reports The Wall Street Journal. But it’s safe to say that, if sold for asking, this is a win-win situation for all parties involved. The Agency holds the listing; visit their website for more details.

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    The orange basketball court makes the home easy to spot from above. 

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    Roman Abramovich’s French Riviera Mansion Was Just Seized by Authorities

    Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich is hemorrhaging assets amid the Russia-Ukraine war.

    The reputed Vladimir Putin ally, who was sanctioned by the UK, the EU and Canada in March in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has just had 12 of his prized Gallic properties seized by French authorities. Among them is an historic villa situated in one of the most prestigious parts of the French Riviera.

    Dating back to 1926, the storied Château de la Croë once belonged to the former King of England Edward VIII and American socialite Wallis Simpson. Fit for royalty—the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, specifically—the palatial abode sits on 12 lush acres just a few feet from the Mediterranean sea. Inside, it offers 12 bedrooms, eight bathrooms and a spate of royally good amenities.

    Château de la Croë was once owned by the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. 

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    Abramovich purchased the château from an unknown party in 2001, before spending a reported $40 million on renovations to add a rooftop swimming pool, gym and cinema. The lavish pad is reportedly now estimated to be worth around $117 million.
    French authorities have also seized the oligarch’s estate on St. Barts, condos in Paris and villas in Nice. The total value of his seized properties is in the ballpark of $340 million, according to Forbes.

    Abramovich reportedly spent $40 million renovating the French château. 

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    The move was part of a major operation that has seen more than $26 billion worth of cash, properties, yachts, helicopters and other assets belonging to sanctioned Russians confiscated or frozen in recent weeks, according to France’s Economy and Finance Ministry.
    Abramovich, who is believe to be a confidant of Russian President Vladimir Putin, has been a major target of Western sanctions. So far, he has been forced to sell his London soccer team Chelsea and has sent his two prized superyachts to the Mediterranean to avoid seizure. Not to mention, the island nation of Jersey, part of the Channel Islands, froze $7 billion worth of his assets this week. More