November 14, 2016
Celebrity Homes of the Week: Uma Thurman, J.K. Simmons, Kiefer Sutherland, and Alex Herschlag
This week in Celebrity Homes: Uma Thurman has a short-lived stay in Manhattan real estate, J.K. Simmons outgrows his California abode and actor Kiefer Sutherland would love to sell his fully renovated home in less than 24 hours.
Uma Thurman’s Manhattan duplex
(5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 2,800 sq. ft.) – US$6.6million
JUST SOLD: Actress Uma Thurman, best known for her role in the “Kill Bill” trilogy, just sold her lower Manhattan home after six months in the market, and for slightly more than the asking price of US$6.25 million. The home features a marble fireplace, spacious walk-in closet, a Jack ‘n’ Jill style bathroom, and three guest / family bedrooms. Just make sure Uma knows you’re coming to check it out – as she’s highly trained in combat, intruders may not stand a chance.
J.K. Simmons’s California estate
(5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, 6,681 sq. ft) – US$4.495 million
FOR SALE: Actor and Academy Award winner J.K. Simmons, best known for his role in the film “Whiplash”, is listing his Del Mar estate for the same amount it was listed at when he purchased it a year ago. Sitting on 1.63 acres of land, the home includes a double-height foyer, brushed nickel fireplace, walk-in closets, private balconies, and two fireplaces. Outside, the home includes a tennis court, organic garden, and a jogging trail that circles around the property.
Kiefer Sutherland’s Los Angeles home
(5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 5,894 sq. ft) – US$3.99 million
FOR SALE: TV actor Kiefer Sutherland, best known for his role as Jack Bauer in “24”, is listing his mid-century home for close to US$4 million. Initially built in 1939, the home has been completely renovated and boasts a large swimming pool that measures close to two-thirds of an acre, a gym, media/music room, a giant library, and a home theatre to watch reruns of your favourite Jack Bauer moment.
Alex Herschlag’s L.A. ranch house
(5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 7,000 sq. ft.) – US$3.5 million
JUST BOUGHT: Emmy-winning writer/producer Alex Herschlag, best known for his work on “Will & Grace” and “Modern Family”, has just shelled our US$3.5 million for his Encino ranch house. The home features a fitted walk-in closet, master suite with a fireplace, shower and a soaking tub for two, and a landscaped resort-style backyard that includes a swimming pool and spa, detatched guesthouse, and a tennis court.
Jared Leto’s Hollywood Hills home
(4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 4, 021 sq. ft) – US$1.9 million
FOR SALE: Actor and Academy Award winner Jared Leto has thrown his hat into the real estate ring and is listing his Los Angeles home for a reasonable US$1.9 million. Sitting on a 29-acre property and labelled as a “mini-estate,” the home boasts chocolate brown hardwood floors, a recording studio, minimalist fireplace. In the backyard, there is a swimming pool with a spa, built-in fire pit, and a built-in grilling station.
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