Jennifer Lopez wants $42.5 million for lavish Bel-Air compound
Jennifer Lopez’s Bel Air lot — a private retreat full of stylish structures and upscale amenities — just hit the market for $42.5 million.
Lopez married Ben Affleck last year, and sources say the couple are currently looking for a home for their marriage.
She will make a hefty profit when she gets her prize. Records show the actress-turned-pop-star-turned-pop-star paid $28 million for the home in 2016, buying it from Sisters actress Sela Ward.
The property’s main selling point is its rare scale and grandeur. There are many megamansions in Bel-Air, but few have as much land as Lopez’s. It spans nearly 8 acres – the largest expanse of any property currently on the market in Bel-Air.
It fills this space with a main house, guest house, guest house, infinity pool, vegetable garden, pagoda, gazebo, putting green, 100-seat amphitheater and lake with a sandy beach, all behind gates and dense landscaping.
Originally designed by modernist architect Samuel Marx in 1940, the main house has since been transformed into a French country mansion, using lots of stone, wood and glass. The three-story space includes nine bedrooms, 12.5 bathrooms, and highlights such as a bar, game room, movie theater, library, and wood-paneled lounge.
Steel doors and French windows open to several terraces overlooking the green grounds with lawns and a creek.
At $42.5 million, it’s the ninth most expensive property currently for sale in Bel-Air.
Brett Lawyer of Carolwood Estates holds the listing.
A native of New York, Lopez rose to stardom in the 1990s with a starring role in the film Selena and her debut album On the 6. Since then she has sold more than 80 million records and is considered one of the biggest pop culture icons in the world.
Lopez has obsessed Several high-profile homes over the years, unloading a Hidden Hills mansion for $10 million in 2017 and selling a Malibu beach house she shared with Alex Rodriguez for $6.775 million in 2020.
https://www.latimes.com/california/story/2023-02-02/jennifer-lopez-wants-42-5-million-for-lavish-bel-air-compound Jennifer Lopez wants $42.5 million for lavish Bel-Air compound