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"Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star Yolanda Foster and her Grammy Award-winning music producer husband David Foster have listed their palatial Malibu home for $27.5 million.

The custom-built 11,622 square foot mansion described as "reminiscent of a romantic European villa," has six bedrooms and nine bathrooms, as well as an office, library, two spa bathrooms, a screening room and a recording studio. The five-acre property also features an infinity pool and orchards of citrus and avocado trees.

The professional chef's kitchen includes a custom floor-to-ceiling glass refrigerator so popular due to the Bravo reality series that it has it's own Twitter account.

The 50-year-old reality star explains that she and her 64-year-old husband decided to sell the home because of her battle with Lyme disease. "This is our dream home, but due to my battle with Lyme disease for the past two years I just don't have the strength to run this almost 5-acre property anymore and should really focus on my recovery with as little stress as possible," she told Us magazine. "My daughter Gigi moved to New York last July and my Bella will move this July, so it will be just the two of us with my 14-year-old son, Anwar."



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Ellen DeGeneres and wife Portia de Rossi recently purchased what is arguably the "best house in Los Angeles" -- the recently revamped Brody house in Holmby Hills, CA.

The multi-winged A. Quincy Jones designed house, which sits next door to the Playboy Mansion, was commissioned in 1949 by philanthropists and art collectors Sidney and Frances Brody. With an interior designed by Billy Haines and the 2.3 acre grounds by landscape arhitect Garrett Eckbo, Brody House is widely considered one of the best estates in Los Angeles.

The 13,511 square foot, 6 bedroom, 9.5 bathroom home, includes a pool and pool house, gym, spa and tennis court. The previous owner, whose identity has not been disclosed, had the home updated by designer Stephen Stone.

Ellen and Portia, known for their high-end house flipping, also sold their Beverly Hills home at the time of the purchase. They still own a John Sladino-designed villa in Montecito, CA, which they purchased in May, 2013, for $26.5 million.


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Gallery photos from Vine via Realty Today

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Kid Rock has listed his home in Malibu for $13.45 million.

The 8,305 square foot Balinese compound in Malibu's Point Dume has 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms and sits on 1.54 acres at the end of a cul-de-sac.

Features include a formal living room that doubles as a screening room, a large chef's kitchen and dining room combination, a luxurious master bedroom with two walk-in closets and a large spa-like master bathroom. In addition to four more bedrooms, the home also has an exercise room, a family/TV room and a guest house overlooking the pool.

Kid Rock also owns an oceanfront home in Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL, a condo in Nashville, and three homes in Detroit.

More photos of Kid Rock's Malibu home below.


source: Trulia Blog

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Courteney Cox and ex-husband David Arquette have listed their A. Quincy Jones-designed house for $19,500,000.

The 5,500 square foot, 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom mansion sits on .83 acres in the Trousdale Estates area of Beverly Hills with panoramic city views.

The couple purchased the home in 2004 for $5,450,000, and had the property renovated in 2006 by designer Cory Buckner.

Hilton & Hyland has the listing. More photos below.


sources: Curbed, RealEstalker

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According to the rumor mill, Will and Jada Pinkett Smith have quietly been shopping around their home in Santa Monica for $42 million.

The 25,000 square foot Stephen Samuelson-designed mansion sits on 150 acres in the mountains near Calabasas, CA. The home, which was featured in the September 2011 issue of Architectural Digest, was described by Samuelson as "various interpretations of adobe in Persian, Moroccan, Spanish, as well as Southwest American cultures."

While we can't confirm that the Smiths' whisper listing, it certainly makes for some interesting real estate eye candy.


More photos of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith's home

Source: The Real Estalker

Photos: Roger Davies for Architectural Digest

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Celine Dion and her husband/manager René Angélil have listed their Jupiter Island, Florida estate for $72 million.

The Bahamian-inspired custom-built estate sits on five and a half acres with over 415 feet of ocean front, and includes a 10,000 square foot main residence (plus an additional 7,000 square feet of finished basement), and 5 individual pavilions including an eight bedroom guest house, a tennis house with simulated golf range leading to the tennis court, a pool house with built-in grill and separate kitchen, a beach house with second floor sleeping loft and massage room, three separate pools and a water park. Yes, you read that right...a water park -- complete with a lazy river, two water slides, and three watergun stations.

The main residence features an open-concept plan taking full advantage of the ocean views. The main level includes a formal living room with vaulted ceilings; a large butler's kitchen; a separate kitchen with seating area open to the adjacent dinette, family room and dining room; a ground floor bedroom suite with huge walk-in closet, bathroom and screened-in porch; a media room and a separate fully-appointed guest wing. The second floor features two children's bedrooms with their own ensuite bathrooms, children's den and a spectacular master bedroom. The master suite boasts a wrap around terrace overlooking the ocean and two separate decks, one with outdoor fireplace, the other with hot tub; a fabulous dressing room with tons of built-ins; gorgeous ensuite bathroom and every woman's (or man's) dream: an enormous walk-in closet with separate fully-automated clothes and shoe racks.

More photos below.


source: Curbed

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Kobe and Vanessa Bryant have listed their home in Newport Coast, CA, for $18.8 million.

The Mediterranean-style house at Pinnacle Point is 8,471 square feet with four bedrooms, four full and three half bathrooms. Other features include a four car garage, a library/office with shark tank, an 850 square foot gym, a hair salon, a home theater with wet bar, and limestone and walnut finishes throughout the home.

The master suite has a sitting room, all-marble bathroom, and a walk-in closet/dressing room with custom finishes.

OUtdoor spaces include a free-form swimming pool and spa with water falls, an elevated lounge area with three fire pits and a built-in semicircular cushioned banquette, and an outdoor kitchen/barbeque.

The couple sold another one of their three homes in January 2013 for $3.22 million, just after announcing that they had called off their divorce. They also own a 14,000 square foot oceanfront home in Orange County.

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source: Zillow and The Real Estalker

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dennis quaid home 1Dennis Quaid and his on-again off-again third wife Kimberly Buffington Quaid have listed the Pacific Palisades home they purchased just six months ago.

Both Quaids are listed as owners of the 3,421 square foot, 4 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home, which under terms of the divorce settlement, "Kimberly and the 5-year-old kids are allowed exclusive occupancy of the house until the children turn 18. The settlement conditionally allows Kimberly to stay even longer.”

The renovated contemporary home, built in 1959, is listed for $3.15 million. Features include hardwood floors, an open floor plan, a large gourmet kitchen that opens to a patio with salt water pool/spa, and a master suite with panoramic views, sitting area, walk-in closet and spa-like bath.

More photos below.


source: Prudential California Realty via Zillow

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Robert Pattinson is moving on, literally, after his split with Kristen Stewart.

Pattison and Stewart were living blocks away from each other in Los Feliz, and now that they have seemingly ended their relationship for good, Pattison is leaving the neighborhood to decamp in Beverly Hills.

The French Mediterranean-style home is 5,292 square feet, with 5 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms. There isa sunken formal living room with carved stone mantelpiece, a formal dining room, a library, den with sports bar, steam room, library, high end kitchen, large master suite with his-and-her baths, a double spa tub, and a steam shower, and an outdoor terrace and patio that includes a heated swimming pool and spa with views of the city lights and mountains.

More photos below.


source: Zillow and The RealEstalker

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Richard Gere has listed his 12,000 square foot Hamptons estate, Strongheart Manor in North Haven, N.Y., for $65 million.

The 6+ acre estate sits on 300+ feet of waterfront. The 12 bedroom, 12 bathroom, fully renovated and expanded main house was built in 1902. There are also two additional guest houses on the property, as well as an outdoor fireplace pavilion, teahouse, waterfront pond, and dock permits.

Gere purchased Strongheart Manor in 2005 for $6,900,000, and added an adjacent lot to the estate in 2007 for $1,675,000.

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Listing photos: Sotheby's International Realty via Trulia Luxe Living
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