Lack of space made me leave out two details of this story. The house was $36.8 million and it was, of course, Hepburns house a long time ago. But it was hers and now it belongs to King James.
The deal began back in July, but just closed this week. Lebrons new house is 9,146 square feet spread over 3 dwellings. Plus expansive yards amounting to 2.5 acres. Almost unheard of in Beverly Hills where it’s located.
From the listing: “a large motor court and courtyard welcomes you to spectacular views from downtown Los Angeles to the ocean and the Santa Monica mountains. The main house contains two suites, multiple entertaining areas and seven fireplaces. There are two separate, detached guest houses as well as a screening room, a pool house with two baths and a lighted tennis court, all in a dramatic, private unparalleled setting.”
If you think $36.8m is crazy, keep in mind James will likely do a complete gut remodel inside. So ad another $4m.