In the spirit of equality, we went searchin’ for a suitably historic home to gab about today. Luckily for us, we soon found an ideal candidate in the Hollywood Hills, set just above the eastern end of the Sunset Strip and very close to the legendary Chateau Marmont. It’s old, it’s got turrets, it’s been christened “The Castle“. And it has just sold for nearly $12 million — $11,950,000, to be exact. That’s the full asking price and a whole ton of moolah.
For whatever it’s worth, this place happens to be on the very same dead-end road where Demi Lovato’s infamous mansion — the place where she nearly died from an O.D. — is also located. But we digress.
Three years ago (February 2015), The Castle transferred for just $3,725,000 to husband-and-wife design team Robert & Cortney Novogratz, whom you may recognize from their 9 by Design TV show on Bravo. They’ve renovated and flipped dozens of homes over the years.
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Video gamer Jeff Strain plops out $12 million on some Old Hollywood glamour