Hot Property: L.A.

‘Vampire Diaries’ star gets bite on listing

 

Los Angeles Times

Actor Paul Wesley, who stars on The Vampire Diaries, and actress Torrey DeVitto listed their home in the Hollywood Hills for sale at $1.595 million and within two weeks had a bite. The house is in escrow.

The 1920s Mediterranean-style villa features a rotunda entry, beamed ceilings, vintage tile, a circular dining room, an oak staircase, three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 3,262 square feet of living space. There is a courtyard and a detached office/gym.

Wesley has starred on Diaries since the show started in 2009. DeVitto is a regular on Pretty Little Liars and appears on Army Wives.

The two-story home was put on the market days after news broke that the couple plan to divorce. They bought the property in 2011, the year they were married, for $980,000.

Sherlock Holme star

Elementary star Jonny Lee Miller and his wife, actress Michele Hicks, sold their Los Angeles home for $1.66 million.

The 1936 Spanish Revival-style house features a beamed cathedral ceiling in the living room, a formal dining room, a sunroom, three bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and 2,832 square feet of living space.

Miller, 40, plays Sherlock Holmes on the mystery series, which started last year. Hicks, 40, was in the series The Shie l d (2004-08) and Hei st (2006). They bought the property in 2009 for $1.56 million.

Rental for sale

A home in Bel-Air that was being leased by Grammy-winning singer Luis Miguel, 43, is for sale at $5.895 million.

The stately traditional features a sweeping staircase off the entry, a formal living room with a wet bar, a den, a breakfast area, five bedrooms, five bathrooms and 5,200 square feet of living space. A terrace off the master bedroom overlooks the backyard. The more than three-quarter-acre grounds include a grotto-style pool, spa and circular driveway.

Football plays

With football in the air, here’s a look at some off-field action:

Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick, 26, has put his house in Hollywood Hills on the market at $2.85 million. He bought it a year and a half ago for $2.1 million.

The contemporary house, built in 2009, features retractable walls of glass and a top-floor master bedroom with a dressing area and bathroom; it has a total of four bedrooms and four bathrooms in 3,353 square feet. Outdoor amenities include a sunken spa. There are city and canyon views.

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Meanwhile, former Buffalo Bills linebacker Kirk Morrison bought a home in the 90210 ZIP Code for $1.1 million.

The contemporary Mediterranean, built in 2012, features an open floor plan, solar power, multiple decks and balconies, three bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and 2,400 square feet of living space.

Morrison, 31, started his career with the Oakland Raiders in 2005 and is an unsigned free agent. He is also a sports announcer.

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