On February 7, Concierge Auctions, in cooperation with Philip Toogood of Bayleys, an exclusive affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate will hold a live auction selling to the highest bidder without reserve of the exclusive and tranquil Lawedua estate on Wakaya Island, Fiji. Perched 150 ft above a private, white sand beach, offering unparalleled views of the Koro Sea, Lawedua is one of only five private estates on the island. As one of the most exclusive places in the world, this property has become a sought-after honeymoon escape for world travelers such as Michelle Pfeiffer, Jim Carrey, and Celine Dion. Just steps away lies the ultra-luxurious and private Wakaya Club and Spa, where residents can enjoy five-star amenities. Lawedua is divided into two offerings: Residence 1 with guest house is currently listed for $12.9 million, and Residence 2 with guest house is currently listed for $6.9 million. Built into the rocks and purposely designed to look as if it was born from the land, the A-frame main house features a spacious kitchen while the master bedroom and a guest bedroom are ensconced in separate burrs. Wakaya is one of the worldâs top 10 best spots for scuba diving and is approximately five miles long by one and a half miles wide. The remote property can only be accessed via secured dock, airstrip or helipad. â”When you are here, it really feels like you are sitting on your own island; one can spend hours just enjoying the view,” stated seller, Glenn Stearns. “One of the best aspects is the people; the Fijian people are so charming and are such a part of the beauty of the island. Weâve owned this home for 11 years and have enjoyed every minute here. Itâ”s been a piece of our lives that is so simple and beautiful.”
It’s reported that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have purchased this $10.7 million Bel Air, CA mansion. The couple, who are expecting their first child, chose the luxurious home to raise their child together. The 9,000 square foot Tuscan Mediterranean estate, that has gated 24 hour security, includes 5 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms along with vista views. The property boasts an infinity pool with custom cut stone coping, with osmosis filteration system and a heated spa along with a 900 sq ft covered pavillion with bar and outdoor kitchen that overlooks the expansive grounds. The grand driveway motorcourt has a dramatic entrance with large windows and a spacious garage. Other features include a magnificent two-story entrance, black walnut floors, master and junior master suite with oversized steam units, cathedral living room with stone fireplace, a great room with bar, leaded windows, a wine cellar and even an elevator! The community has 5 tennis courts, putting green, club house and pool with children’s playground.
It’s reported that Sheryl Crow, who was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor, has listed her gated 11-acre compound in the Hollywood Hills with an asking price of $15.4 million. According to the reports, the compound includes three homes: a restored 1925 Spanish Revival main house with 5,437 square feet, 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms; a restored cottage built in 1885 that includes 1,334 square feet, 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms; and a 1909 Craftsman with 3,335 square feet and 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms. The main home includes a double height foyer, step-down living room with vintage tiles, a library and half-vintage, half-modernized eat-in kitchen. The cottage is connected to the main home by a Brazilian Ironwood bridge that spans the driveway. Just above it is a negative-edge swimming pool and spa surrounded by decks. Above the pool area is the Craftsman home that features living and dining rooms, restored vintage appliances and other vintage fittings and a television viewing room. Crow purchased the main home in 1998 for $1.8 million and later that year purchased the other two homes for $3.3 million. Photos courtesy of realtor.com.
It’s reported that John Krasinski and Emily Blunt have purchased a home in Ojai for $2.15 million. According to the reports, the home was once the site of the Ojai Foothills Hotel and sits on more than five acres. The house is 4,177 square feet and includes 4 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms. Other features include solar power, a swimming pool with spa and three-car garage along with four fireplaces. Photos courtesy of realtor.com.
‘The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ reality star Adrienne Maloof and estranged husband Paul Nassif have listed their French chateau in the gated community of Beverly Park at an asking price of $26 million dollars.
Built in 2000 and designed by Richard Landry, the 20,000 square foot gorgeous manse boasts 8 bedrooms, 11 bathrooms and sits on 2 acres of property which includes a guesthouse, swimming pool, pool house and tennis court. Inside features include a two-story entry with a sweeping staircase, a formal dining room which accommodates 14 guests, a paneled library, home theater, wine cellar and a gym.
51 year old Maloof, has appeared on “Real Housewives” reality show since 2010. Reports indicate that Nassif has filed for divorce from Maloof this past August.
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According to reports, Johnny Depp has bought this gated Hollywood Villa for his ex-long term partner Vanessa Paradis and their two children for $4.4 million dollars. Situated near famed Mulholland Drive the beautiful 5,800 square foot Mediterranean-style home boasts, 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, wood-beamed ceilings, incredible tile work with a great floor plan, a huge master suite with a fireplace and two immense walk-in closets. Other features include a gourmet kitchen with adjacent family room and bar whilst the outside living area includes a gorgeous garden with a swimmer’s pool, hot tub and a tiled patio. 49 year old Johnny and 39 year old Vanessa officially ended their relationship in June after months of speculation that the two were living separate lives. The unmarried couple share two children, Lily-Rose who is 13 and son Jack who is 9 years old. Photos courtesy of Realtor.com.
It’s reported that Selena Gomez has purchased Jonah Hill’s home in Tarzana for an unknown price. The home was last listed for $2.9 million and Jonah purchased the property in September 2011 for $2.175 million. The home features a gourmet island kitchen, large living spaces indoor with hardwood floors, a beatiful lawn with a pool, tennis court and outdoor entertaining areas. With five bedrooms and six bathrooms, the home should provide plenty of room for Selena and boyfriend Justin Bieber to entertain guests. Bieber also reportedly purchased a home this year, a sprawling $7 million mega-mansion. Photos courtesy of Realtor.com.
With a wedding to Jessica Biel reportedly in the works, Justin Timberlake is selling his New York City penthouse. According to reports, Timberlake has listed his bachelor pad at $7.65 million. He purchased the property in 2010 for $6.56 million. The home includes 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms and features a wrap-around terrace and gas fireplace. Other features include glass walls with stunning Manhattan skyline views, a five-fixture master bath with radiant heat floor, freestanding tub and frameless glass shower. The chef’s kitchen includes elm and smoked glass cabinetry with Jet Mist granite, a Sub-Zero refrigerator and wine storage unit, along with other top-of-the-line appliances. Photos courtesy realtor.com.