Supernatural star Jensen Ackles, 34, has listed his house in Brentwood at $3.495 million.
The Mediterranean home, built in 1947 and recently renovated, sits on a walled site of about a third of an acre. The 2,636-square-foot main house features high ceilings, a loft library, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. The two-story guesthouse has a gated entrance. Outdoor amenities include a pool with spa, a kitchen, a lawn and fruit trees.
Public records show the actor bought the property in 2009 for $2.435 million.
Spider-Man screenplay writer Alvin Sargent, 85, has sold the Santa Monica home he shared with his late wife, film produce r Laura Ziskin, for $11.1 million.
The gated Monterey Colonial, built in 1942, includes four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms. A honeycomb onyx fireplace creates a focal point of the living room. In the powder room, a smoky beveled mirror provides a backdrop for a sink made of a single piece of wood. A hammered brass tub sits in the master bathroom.
A teak-slat walkway leads from the house to the pool on the nearly half-acre site.
Sargent won Oscars for Julia (1977) and Ordinary People (1980). Ziskin, who died last year at 61, produced Pretty Woman (1990), As Good as It Gets (1997) and the Spider-Man films.
The property came on the market in April at $11.85 million.
He wants change
Actor and stand-up comic Jamie Kennedy is looking for a buyer for his Los Feliz home.
Listed at $1.9 million, the updated midcentury house features walls of glass, pocket doors, three bedrooms, a den, 3 1/2 bathrooms and 2,400 square feet of living space. An entertainment space with built-in bar and dining area sits off the pool, spa and cabana.
Kennedy, 42, is known for his comedy work as host and various characters on The Jamie Kennedy Experiment (2002-04). Public records show Kennedy bought the property in 2007 for $2.15 million. He is selling because he travels extensively and is ready for a change.
Dr. Drew Ordon of The Doctors and his wife, Robyn, have listed their home in the Hollywood Hills West area at $2.599 million.
Set on a nearly one-acre promontory, the three-bedroom, three-bathroom house has 270-degree views. An outdoor living room and dining terrace steps down to a brick patio with a spa. The property includes an outdoor shower, a gazebo, a separate two-story bungalow and a motor court with parking for up to eight cars.
The plastic surgeon has been a host on the syndicated talk show since 2008.
Public records show the Ordons bought the home in 2006 for $2.73 million.
Hello, new owner. Broadway composer and lyricist Jerry Herman has sold his house in Palm Springs for $1.1 million.
The Mediterranean-style home includes five bedrooms and six bathrooms in its 5,546 square feet. Water features on the half-acre site include a 61-foot lap pool, an in-ground spa and waterfalls.
Herman, 81, won Tony Awards for best composer and lyricist for Hello, Dolly! in 1964 and for original score for La Cage aux Folles in 1984. He has moved to Florida.
Public records show he bought the house new in 2004 for $1.5 million.
A NEW SCENE
CSI writer and producer Elizabeth Devine has listed her home in La Canada-Flintridge at $2.16 million.
The Tudor house, built in 1935, sits on two-thirds of an acre with a rose garden, a guesthouse and a pool. The main house features a mahogany foyer, a sun room and an English pub in the family room. There are five bedrooms, five bathrooms and about 4,360 square feet of living space.
Devine has been a writer and producer for CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and CSI: Miami for more than a decade.
She is planning to downsize in the area because her three children are grown and no longer live at home full time.
Public records show she bought the property in 2006 for $2.647 million.