SpaceX's Elon Musk pays $17 million for Bel-Air manse
The 20,248-square-foot property, remodeled with entertaining in mind, has a tennis court, a swimming pool and an expansive motor court.
Elon Musk poses in the mission control room of Hawthorne-based SpaceX in April 2012. (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times)
Built in 1990 and remodeled with entertaining in mind, the 20,248-square-foot manse features a two-story library, a theater, a library/study, a wine cellar, a gym, seven bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. The 1.7-acre property includes a tennis court, a swimming pool and an expansive motor court.
Musk, 41, founded Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX. He co-founded electric car company Telsa Motors and the Internet payment company that would become PayPal.
The property previously changed hands in 1997 for $5.35 million, public records show.
Victoria Risko of Sotheby's Beverly Hills office was the listing agent. Brian Ades of the Sunset office represented Musk.
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