LOS ANGELES – Southern California homes formerly owned by supermodel Cindy Crawford and actress Brooke Shields have drawn interested buyers, with Crawford’s one-time Malibu property listing for $99.5 million and Shields’s Pacific Palisades residence selling for $7.4 million.
Cindy Crawford’s former Malibu home lists for almost $100 million
Cindy Crawford was one of the most popular and well-known supermodels of the 1980s and 1990s. She appeared on the cover of more than 500 magazines, including Vogue, Elle and Cosmopolitan and walked the runway for such brands as Versace, Ralph Lauren and Dolce & Gabbana. Known for the beauty mark or mole above her lip, she was consistently ranked as one of the most beautiful women in the world.
A cliffside Malibu estate that once belonged to the supermodel has just been listed for $99.5 million, making it one of the highest-priced homes in California. Truly secluded, the mansion sits behind gates on more than three acres of manicured grounds above Malibu’s El Sol Beach.
A private path leads down to the white sand beach, accessible only to the handful of surrounding mansions that make up the neighborhood. The house has been exquisitely designed to take advantage of the panoramic views of the shore. Mature trees, including palms, surround the house, giving it a serene, natural feel.
A two-story, red-roofed Mediterranean, the residence spans 7,450 square feet. With a chic, airy floor plan, the main floor is complete with a great room combining the living room, den, dining area and gourmet kitchen. Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors showcase the ocean, beach and coastline views, and open onto the wraparound deck with fire pit. The grand master suite includes a fireplace and sitting area as well as dual spa-like bathrooms and a walk-in closet. The other bedrooms include their own en-suites, with one having a private entrance, bathroom and kitchen. A gym with vaulted ceilings and a media room complete the villa. The listing is held by Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker.
Brooke Shields sells Pacific Palisades home for $7.4 million
Model-actress Brooke Shields began her career at just 11 months old, starring in an Ivory Soap commercial, and first came to national prominence with her role as a child prostitute in the controversial film Pretty Baby. In 1980, Brooke became the youngest model to appear on the cover of Vogue and helped rocket Calvin Klein to super-designer status with her provocative ads for his namesake jeans.
After taking a break from the spotlight to attend Princeton University, Shields returned to Hollywood, starring in such films as The Blue Lagoon and Endless Love, making numerous TV show appearances and performing several roles on Broadway. A native of Manhattan, she resides mostly in New York, where she and her husband, TV writer Chris Henchy, keep a townhouse in the West Village and a vacation getaway in the Hamptons.
For many years, she also kept a Pacific Palisades home where she lived with her former husband, tennis star Andre Agassi, as a rental property. Some of its tenants included Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner, who rented the home while their own nearby mansion was undergoing renovations. Shields has now sold the residence for $7.4 million to actor Sam Page, best known for his work for the Hallmark Channel.
Shields originally purchased the chalet-style residence in the ritzy Riviera neighborhood for $3.3 million 25 years ago. Sitting atop a secluded half-acre parcel, the rustic cedar-shingled house boasts majestic mountain and canyon views. The three-story house spans 5,300 square feet and boasts five bedrooms and five baths. Dark-stained Douglas fir hardwood floors and whitewashed-beamed ceilings provide a unique shabby chic aesthetic, with peaked ceilings on the top floor.
The chef’s kitchen connects to the formal dining room and includes a marble-topped island, top-of-the-line appliances and more exquisite views. The master suite takes up the full top floor for a penthouse-like experience, and includes a fireplace in both the bedroom and bathroom, an office/study, a deck with views of the Getty Center, a sitting room, a soaking tub and marble-steam shower, plus a walk-in closet and a dressing room. The property was listed with Jade Mills and Albert Sousa of Coldwell Banker Realty.
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