Category Archives: Property

1930s Home of Golden Age Gangster-Film Star in Beverly Hills to List for $22 Million

A 10,000-square-foot Beverly Hills mansion that once belonged to a Golden Age film star is set to be listed on Thursday for $21.95 million, Mansion Global has learned. The home, which features seven bedrooms and 11 bathrooms, once belonged to the Romanian-born actor Edward G. Robinson, according to Jon Grauman of the Agency. “He was […]

Zoom Investor Upgrades His Work-From-Home Game With Two Beach Houses

A tech entrepreneur who was an early investor in Zoom has purchased not one, but two beachfront properties on the same California street. Subrah Iyar snapped up a six-bedroom, seven-bathroom home for $7.8 million in a deal that closed earlier this month, plus another residence of about the same size for $6.7 million in March, […]

Fifth Avenue Co-Op of Philanthropist Jayne Wrightsman Gets $11 Million Price Cut

The $50-million price tag on the classic Fifth Avenue co-op owned by legendary New York City arts patrons Charles and Jayne Wrightsman has been reduced to $39 million. The home, which occupies the entire third floor of the white-glove, limestone-clad building at East 63rd Street and Fifth Avenue, was placed on the market by the […]

Vast Jacobean Manor That Sheltered King Charles During the English Civil War Lists for £9 Million

A 500-year-old castle-sized Jacobean manor house, spanning 35,376 square feet, in England was listed last week for £9 million (US$12.4 million). Dubbed Yarnton Manor, the nearly 30-acre estate is located in the village of Yarnton, outside the educational mecca of Oxford. Both the manor and its gardens have Grade II historical designations and date to […]

A Los Angeles Estate Designed by Paul R. Williams Listed for $19.8 Million

A Paul R. Williams-designed estate in the coveted Lower Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles has hit the market for the first time in decades, asking for $19.8 million. Williams (1894-1980) was a trailblazing Black architect, who designed homes for many celebrities, including Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Lon Chaney, Barbara Stanwyck and Charles Correll, as […]

Bing Crosby’s Onetime Bay Area Home Hits the Market for $13.75 Million

In the San Francisco Bay Area, the onetime home of Bing Crosby is listing for $13.75 million. The late crooner bought the Tudor-style home in Hillsborough, a tree-lined suburb about 20 miles south of San Francisco, in 1963 for $175,000, according to press reports from the time, moving with his then-wife Kathryn Crosby and their […]

Come Away This July with Six Senses Ibiza

Ibiza’s Xarraca Bay, a beautiful cove with unobstructed sunset views, is home to Six Senses Ibiza – the first sustainable BREEAM certified resort and residential community in the Balearics. It features 116 guest accommodations, villas, suites and beachfront caves across a 20-acre (8-hectare) site. A number of Village Residences come with intimate terraces, lush gardens and pools. The […]

From Santa Cruz to California Wine Country, Luxury Home Sales Doubled During the Pandemic

Luxury home sales in California’s Bay Area surged 40% during the Covid-19 pandemic, while ultra-luxury sales jumped 59%, according to a report Thursday from Compass.  Santa Cruz County, south of San Francisco and San Jose, registered a 166% jump in luxury transactions in the 12 months ending March 15, as Bay Area homebuyers pushed out […]

Billionaire Burger Heiress Serves up Los Angeles Mansion for $16.8 Million

Billionaire burger heiress Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson, whose grandparents founded In-N-Out Burger, put her Mediterranean-inspired, Los Angeles-area mansion back on the market on Monday with a near-$3 million discount. The California compound, now asking $16.8 million, “invites lavish entertaining and luxurious living,” according to the listing with Joseph Chiovare and Ronald Chang of Coldwell Banker Realty. Occupying […]

Stone Castle Hits the Market as One of the Priciest Houses in Calgary, Canada

A gated castle in Calgary, Alberta, hit the market last week for C$9.75 million (US$7.7 million)—making it one of the most expensive houses for sale in the Canadian city. Located in the affluent community of Aspen Heights, the six-bedroom, eight-bathroom house features both the most square feet, at 14,000, and the biggest lot—just under an […]