A place to get away from 'The Office'
'The Office' actor John Krasinski and his movie star wife, Emily Blunt, buy a country home in Ojai for $2.15 million.
John Krasinski and Emily Blunt attend the premier of her film "Looper," a futuristic action thriller, at the Toronto Film Festival in early September. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times)
Actress Linda Hamilton has terminated her ownership of a gated villa in Malibu, selling it for $4 million. The property came on the market in February at $5.495 million.
The 4,754-square-foot residence features open-plan living spaces, vaulted wood-beam ceilings, terra-cotta floors, a skylighted kitchen, two fireplaces, a bar, five bedrooms and 41/2 bathrooms on one level. The 1.1-acre compound includes several patios, a guesthouse, garage space for six cars and beach access. Expansive lawns, palm trees and boulders surround the swimming pool.
Hamilton, 56, has had a recurring role on "Chuck" for the last two years. She is best known for her role as Sarah Connor in the "Terminator" movies starting in the mid-1980s. She will star in the upcoming thriller "Right Next Door."
Susan Monus of Coldwell Banker's Malibu West office was the listing agent. Christopher Cortazzo of Coldwell Banker's Malibu West office represented the buyer.
Drummer gives up his old beat
Drummer Brad Wilk of Rage Against the Machine and his wife, vocalist Selene Vigil, have snared a buyer for their Malibu house, selling it for $2.453 million.
Wilk is known to have an affinity for the number three, and this sales price delivered one. He uses threes in his drum playing and decision-making.
The ocean-view contemporary, built in 2001, features walls of glass, a large deck, a loft office, two bedrooms and 21/2 bathrooms. The house has about 2,750 square feet of living space.
Wilk, 44, also has played with Audioslave and Greta. Vigil was lead singer for the band 7 Year Bitch.
Public records show he bought the property in 2003 for $1.9 million. The couple put it on the market in June at $2.699 million.
Isidora Fridman and Tomer Fridman of Ewing Sotheby's were the listing agents. Uni Mayesh of Shorewood Realtors represented the buyer.