Los Angeles Times
Material girl Madonna has put her Beverly Hills mansion up for sale in the Multiple Listing Service at $22.5 million.
The property was being shown privately last year as a pocket listing, area real estate agents reported.
During her nearly decade of ownership, the pop icon rebuilt and expanded the estate, completing it in 2010. The gabled-roofed behemoth sits behind gates on 1.17 acres of landscaped grounds.
The compound, accessed by a 500-foot tree-lined driveway, includes a nine-bedroom main house, two guesthouses, a resort-size swimming pool and a tennis court. There is a two-story dining room, a gym, a theater/screening room, an art studio, a bar and 17,000 square feet of living space.
The 54-year-old singer-songwriter is one of the best-selling female recording artists of all time. Among her hit songs are “Vogue,” “Borderline” and “Material Girl.”
The property is listed with Barry Peele of Sotheby’s International Realty in Beverly Hills, and his partner, Andrew Clark, of the same firm.
This home is now old haunt
By contrast, “Ghost Whisperer” star Jennifer Love Hewitt has sold a house in Toluca Lake for $2.15 million.
The traditional-style house, built in 1952, features a flexible floor plan, an office, six bedrooms, six bathrooms and 5,921 square feet of living space. The quarter-acre property has a swimming pool and a patio with a built-in bar.
Hewitt, 33, starred in the supernatural drama “Ghost Whisperer” from 2005 to 2010 and stars as a single mother and masseuse in “The Client List.” She will be the executive producer of a modern version of “Pride and Prejudice” for Lifetime.
Public records show that the property was purchased in 1998 for $1.695 million. Hewitt owns another house on the same street.
Kathy Fisher of Gibson International was the listing agent. Fred Holley and Jana Jones-Duffy of Coldwell Banker’s Beverly Hills South office represented the buyer.