Thursday, April 28, 2011

Celebrity real estate

Celebrity real estate
From a reality TV host's house in Studio City, Calif., to a rocker's oceanfront home, California real estate is changing hands.
Jeff Probst
"Survivor" host Jeff Probst has purchased a two-story, 8,000-square-foot home once belonging to a famous cowboy singer-actor in Studio City, Calif. It went for less than the asking price.
Cee Lo Green
Rapper and record producer Cee Lo Green has leased a gated 1941 Hollywood Hills-area house from a former child star. How much is his lease? The house was first purchased for much more.
John Krasinski
John Krasinski has listed his 1926 English country-style house in West Hollywood for sale. How much is it going for? The gated nearly 1,300-square-foot house features French doors, high ceilings and hardwood floors.
Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne
Hard-rocking couple Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne have put their oceanfront, three-story Malibu beach house up for sale. How much is it? They purchased the five-bedroom, five-bath home for much less than the asking price.
Billy Dee Williams
Actor Billy Dee Williams has put his 5,295-square-foot Beverly Hills home on the market. How much is he asking? Designed for entertaining, the 1961 six-bedroom home has French doors opening to a swimming pool, spa and deck.
Jack Nicholson
A Malibu property owned by veteran actor Jack Nicholson is on the market with a hefty price tag. The 70-acre site includes a ranch-style main house, caretaker home, tennis court, cabana, putting green, swimming pool and grotto-style spa.
Dennis Quaid
Actor Dennis Quaid has put his equestrian estate in Pacific Palisades on the market. The whopping price tag? The property includes a guesthouse, studio, barn and corral on two lush acres with a year-round creek.
Jonathan Penner
Actor and "Survivor" contestant Jonathan Penner and his wife have listed their 2,745-square-foot Los Feliz home. How much are they asking? The 1933 house has a paneled den with a fireplace, a vintage-style kitchen and four bedrooms with balconies.
Kaley Cuoco
Actress Kaley Cuoco, who plays the neighbor of two socially inept physicists on a hit CBS comedy, has listed her Sherman Oaks, Calif., home for sale. Find out how much she's asking.
Features of the 1937 Spanish-style house include distressed hardwood floors, a covered patio and interior arches between living spaces.
Linda Evans
Actress Linda Evans, known for her role as Krystle Carrington on 1980s prime-time soap opera, has sold her four-bedroom Beverly Hills Post Office-area home. How much did it go for? She bought the property in 1981 for quite a bit less.
Elvis Presley's home
A gated Beverly Hills compound that was once home to Elvis Presley and wife Priscilla has been leased. What's the monthly fee? Recently remodeled, the 5,367-square-foot house, built in 1958, has new flooring, a new kitchen and laundry room, and a resurfaced pool and spa.
Carole Lombard
A house in the Sunset Strip area that the late actress Carole Lombard lived in during the 1930s came on the market in March. The home has been leased out for two years.

The French Regency-style home is set behind gates and has an art studio, a music-media room, four bedrooms and three bathrooms in nearly 3,000 square feet of living space with original fixtures.