This week in celebrity real estate news: long-time couple Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson offload some post-split assets, Blink 182’s Travis Barker goes suburban, and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo lists a glass-and-steel modern marvel.
Diane Kruger & Joshua Jackson’s Post-Split WeHo Pad
(4-5 bed, 4.5 bath, 4,931 sq. ft., US$6 million)
FOR SALE: It appears former silver screen power couple Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson are offloading their shared assets, listing this contemporary West Hollywood home. Originally bought by the pair in 2014 for $2.9 million, the property has received extensive cutting edge updates, from green-friendly rain collection system and solar panels, to the statement double-sided fireplace and floor-to-ceiling sliding glass walls. A plunge swimming pool, spacious lawn with covered porch, and luxury kitchen round out this stunning abode.
Rooney Mara’s Modern Los Feliz Pavilion
(2 bed, 1.5 bath, 2,340 sq. ft., US$3,800,000)
FOR SALE: Actress Rooney Mara, known for her role in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series, has just listed this sleek concrete and glass one-storey home. Snug in the Bronson Canyon, this pavilion has been newly renovated with modern details including white flooring, floor to ceiling glass walls, private courtyard and wraparound deck – an aesthetic Lisbeth Salander would surely approve of.
Travis Barker’s Suburban Calabasas Paradise
(5 bed, 6 bath, 7,196 sq. ft., US$2,825,000)
BOUGHT: Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker has been actively curating his real estate portfolio, most recently picking up a 7,196-square-foot home in the suburb of Calabasas – his second property in the area. This Italian villa-style house boasts a double-height living room, stunning private central courtyard with fireplace, backyard with pool, spa and fire pit and, of course, a fountain. No word on whether he plans to install a sound-proof room for all his jamming needs.
Craig Ferguson’s Malibu Beach House
(3,300 sq. ft., $US5.95 million)
SOLD: Scottish-American actor and television host Craig Ferguson has sold off his beach-front property after a hefty price cut. The ocean facing home, complete with the neighbourhood’s famous flood-proof stilt base, has found a buyer after sitting on the market since 2015, when it was listed for $7.19 million. Filled with quaint cottage details such as white bricked interior and fireplace, this 70’s-era beach house is the perfect California getaway.