On the heels of the extensively publicized sale of their aristocratic property within the celeb-saturated seaside enclave of Montecito, Calif., in an off-market deal valued at $45.5 million, tax data point out Rob Lowe and Sheryl Berkoff have now plunked down a relatively measly (however in no way inconsequential) $3.75 million for a considerably smaller and radically extra modern residence nestled deep into one of many ritzy canyons above Beverly Hills. Although it appears unlikely the couple will make this their full time residence — they’re, in spite of everything, accustomed to way more grand circumstances — the Lowes needed the not too long ago renovated circa 1950 residence badly sufficient that they sealed the deal by coughing up a bit greater than the just about $3.7 million asking value.
Secured behind a excessive wall and privately hidden from the road by a cumulous explosion of bushes and foliage, the not-quite-3,000-square-foot two-story transitional modern is lower than a 3rd the dimensions of their former Montecito manse. Forgoing a correct entrance corridor, the entrance door opens immediately and informally into an ethereal open-plan nice room with darkish, wide-plank oak floorboards, a vaulted and beamed ceiling and an enormous carved stone hearth. The expensively accoutered and marble-countered all-white kitchen is separated from the lengthy and slender mixture dwelling and eating space by an enormous island snack bar, and steel-trimmed home windows open the lofty area to a glass-railed terrace that floats within the surrounding bushes above the yard with a snazzy geometric-pattern tile flooring.
The home’s 5 bedrooms and three gleaming white-marble bogs embody a primary flooring master bedroom replete with a small balcony that overlooks the pool, a large walk-in closet and deluxe lavatory with an over-sized two-person bathe behind a sheet of glass. A secluded visitor or employees suite is tucked down on the decrease stage, together with a spacious leisure area that provides a wine storage nook and moist bar. Metal-trimmed home windows open for a simple transition to a coated patio with the identical pale-grey and light-charcoal-colored geometric tile work because the terrace above.
With easy, lush plantings juiced up by a complete lighting system, the flat-as-a pancake yard incorporates an emerald patch of grass, a built-in fireplace pit with built-in banquette seating and a swimming pool and spa glamorously sheathed in shimmering mosaic tiles.
The property was listed with James Harris and David Parnes of Bond Road Companions at The Company; The Lowes had been represented within the deal by Tyler Jacobs at Sotheby’s Int’l Realty.