Actor Bruce Willis has entered the fray in the Westside's action-packed housing market, listing his Beverly Hills mansion at $22 million.
The walled and gated estate includes a 1928 Spanish-style house with a porte-cochere, a swimming pool surrounded by a wide wooden deck and a tennis court on the acre of landscaped grounds. There are beamed ceilings, glass doors, a screening room, several fireplaces, an inner courtyard with a fountain, 11 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and 10,379 square feet of living space.
Diane Ladd: In the June 16 Business section, an item in the Hot Property column about Diane Ladd putting her gated compound in Ojai up for sale said that the actress is 80. She is 70. —
Willis, 58, is known for the "Die Hard" film series. His scores of credits include starring roles in "Pulp Fiction" (1994), "The Fifth Element" (1997) and "The Sixth Sense" (1999). "Red 2," in which he stars, is due out in July.
He bought the property in 2004 for $9 million.
Branden Williams and Rayni Romito of Hilton & Hyland, an affiliate of Christie's International Real Estate, are the listing agents.
On the prowl for a buyer
"Cougar Town" star Christa Miller and her husband, show co-creator Bill Lawrence, have put their gated home in Brentwood back up for sale at $10.995 million.
The two-story New England farmhouse-inspired residence features coffered ceilings, French doors, four fireplaces, an office, a gym, six bedrooms, 7.5 bathrooms and 9,552 square feet of living space. The more than three-quarters of an acre of grounds include an outdoor fireplace and a swimming pool.
Miller, 48, appeared on "The Drew Carey Show" and "Scrubs," which her husband created. Lawrence, 44, also co-created "Spin City."
The couple bought the property in 2008 for $12.6 million; they listed it in 2010 at $12.25 million and again in 2011 at $10.95 million.
Hugh Evans of Partners Trust in Brentwood is the listing agent.
Aiming to wrap up a major move
Singer-television personality Jessica Simpson, who bought a Hidden Hills estate from Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne this year, has put her home in the 90210 ZIP Code up for sale at $7.995 million.
The Hamptons-inspired traditional was built in 1991 and recently renovated. Features include high ceilings, a commercial-grade kitchen, a media room, an office/library, a gym, five bedrooms, six bathrooms and 5,500 square feet of living space. There is a stone courtyard with a koi pond and a swimming pool.
Simpson, who launched numerous beauty and accessory lines, has a net worth estimated at $100 million. The 32-year-old starred in the films "Major Movie Star" (2008), "Blonde Ambition" (2007) and "The Dukes of Hazzard" (2005).
She bought the property in 2005 for $5.275 million. Simpson paid $11.5 million for the Osbourne home.
Jory Burton of Sotheby's International Realty is the listing agent.