Hot property: L.A.

‘House M.D.’ actor sells Los Feliz home

 

Los Angeles Times

House M.D. actress Olivia Wilde, 29, has sold her home in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Los Feliz for $2,190,950.

The Spanish villa, built in 1929, features a courtyard entry, original Malibu tile, stained glass, wood floors and beamed ceilings. There are French doors, a screening room with a bar, a library/study, four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in the 3,284-square-foot, two-story home. The grounds include a gazebo.

Public records show Wilde bought the property in 2011 for $2.295 million.

‘Glee’ cheerleader

Naya Rivera, 26, who plays a cheerleader on Glee, has something to cheer about herself. She just sold her home in the 90210 ZIP Code for $1.93 million.

The contemporary, which was listed at $2.1 million, includes a library with a wet bar and kegerator, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 2,949 square feet of living space. She bought the property in 2012 for $1.475 million, remodeled it and redid the pool, irrigation systems, landscaping and lighting.

Lake lists

The talk around L.A.’s Brentwood neighborhood is that television host Ricki Lake, 44, has listed her estate at $8.75 million.

Described as plantation-style in the listing, the 1949 John Byers-designed home sits on a three-quarter-acre gated site that includes outdoor living spaces and a pool with spa. Among features are a great room with wood-beamed ceiling, skylights, French doors, four fireplaces, six bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms.

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The property was purchased for $5.6 million in 2002, public records show.

Studio City

Musician Nick Valensi of the Strokes and his wife, talk show host-actress Amanda de Cadenet, have listed their home in L.A.’s Studio City for $1.799 million.

The New England-inspired traditional, built in 2009, features an open kitchen overlooking the family and dining rooms, an above-garage studio, five bedrooms, six bathrooms and 4,000 square feet of living space.

Valensi, 32, plays lead guitar for the alt-rock band. De Cadenet, 41, has hosted The Conversation on Lifetime since last year.

The couple paid $1.3 million for the property in 2011, public records show.

Recording studio

Anyone in need of a top-notch in-house studio could do worse than to follow in the footsteps of Erez Eisen of Infected Mushroom. The electronic music pioneer has put his Studio City house on the market at $1.199 million.

Set in the Colfax Meadows area, the ranch-style home includes a recently built professional-grade recording studio with a voice booth.

The 2,500-square-foot home, built in 1938, also features a living room fireplace, a dining room, an updated kitchen, a den, an office, three bedrooms, two bathrooms and hardwood floors. Mature trees, a lagoon-style pool with spa, an arbor and lawn fill the backyard.

Eisen and Amit Duvdevani founded Infected Mushroom in 1998.

The property was purchased in 2007 for $1.1 million, public records show.

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