Jessica Alba’s £4.75m Beverly Hills villa has sold within three weeks

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    Jessica Alba has sold her Beverly Hills home for the full asking price of £4.75 million.


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    Quick sale

    The actress, who has also built up a skincare empire with her brand Honest Beauty, listed the Spanish-style villa just three weeks ago with her father Mark Alba’s agency and it was snapped up.


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    Ample room

    The main house has five bedrooms and an office space.


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    Outdoor space

    Built in 2007, it sits in half an acre with a swimming pool, a waterfall and a two-bedroom guesthouse in the grounds.


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    Great style

    The sleek kitchen.


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    Keep it simple

    The white colour scheme continues in the dining room.


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    Wooden floors also feature in Jessica Alba’s Beverly Hills home.


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    More A-list homes: Spring revamp

    TV presenter Amanda Holden’s schedule is about to get even busier with the announcement this week that she’s got a radio slot, replacing Spice Girl Emma Bunton on the Heart FM Breakfast show.

    Little wonder that Holden, who has two daughters, is outsourcing her home maintenance.

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    Design duo to the rescue

    The Britain’s Got Talent judge posted pictures on Instagram of the revamp of her Surrey house, with a little help from Style Sisters, aka design duo Gemma and Charlotte.

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    Now you can reign on Barbra’s parade

    A showstopping penthouse once owned by Barbra Streisand is for sale for £8.7 million.

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    Long-term home

    The New York penthouse was Barbra Streisand’s home for 30 years, but she sold to the current owners for £3.2 million in 2002.

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    Fox Residential

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    Art Deco factory conversion

    Architect Sir Terry Farrell is selling the St John’s Wood penthouse he designed through Arlington Residential for £2.5 million. Farrell’s projects include the MI6 HQ and redeveloped Charing Cross station.

    Matt Writtle

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    Industrial look

    It sits at the top of the Old Aeroworks, an Art Deco former aircraft factory where wheels, tyres, brakes and gun turrets were produced for wartime aircraft including Spitfires and Lancaster bombers.

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    Celebrity neighbourhood

    There is a rare chance to buy a home in Britain’s answer to Malibu — a stretch of pebbly beach behind the industrial harbour at Shoreham in East Sussex, known locally as Brighton’s Millionaires’ Row and popular with celebs. The most famous owner at Western Esplanade is DJ Fatboy Slim, Norman Cook.

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    Beachside views

    The seaside property is on the market at £2.95 million, through Hamptons International.

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    It’s all go

    Now that Cheryl has moved out of her ex-partner Liam Payne’s home in Brookwood, Surrey, the One Direction singer can move forward with his plans to renovate his property, which is valued at more than £5 million.

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    Bachelor pad

    He is keen to install an indoor pool house and sauna, with a fitness suite and games area in the basement. He is clearly embracing the bachelor life.

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    Inside Brad and Jen’s former home – on sale for £43 million

    The Beverly Hills home that Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston bought for $13.5 million (£10.3 million) in 2001 is now for sale for $56 million (£43 million).

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    Château chic

    Pitt and Aniston, who were married from 2000 to 2005, spent three years turning it into their dream home, even importing in wooden floors from a historic French château, before selling it to hedge fund executive Jonathan Brooks. He then turned it into his dream home with four more bedrooms.

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    courtesy of Susan Smith/Hilton & Hyland

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    Hollywood star Jodie Foster has sold her Beverly Hills home for £11.3 million after listing it for £12.1 million.

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    Double the money

    However, she purchased it for £5.7 million in 2012 so the actress has managed to double her money.

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    Christie’s International Real Estate

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    Party pad

    The former Chiswick home of DJ Eric Prydz is for sale. The Swedish musician, best known for his dance anthem Call On Me, lived in the three-bedroom, architect-designed warehouse apartment near Chiswick High Road.

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    Striking design

    Features include floor-to-ceiling Crittall-style windows and two sets of double doors opening onto a secluded terrace. The flat is listed with Hamptons International for £1.57 million.

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    Director on your doorstep

    Share the air with a movie great. A home in a prestigious Kensington mews, where film director Lord David Puttnam lives, is on the market.

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    Living space

    At 3,700 sq ft over four floors, the property has three reception rooms, a patio garden and a roof terrace. It’s on Russell Simpson’s books for £6.45 million.

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    Plans for extension

    This Morning presenter Holly Willoughby and her television executive husband Dan Baldwin want to build a one-bedroom apartment for the au pair at their home in Barnes, south-west London.

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    Space for the au pair required

    The house has helped inspire Willoughby’s bed linen range for Dunelm, pictured.

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    Sandra Bullock’s beach house

    Sandra Bullock is selling her home in lovely Tybee Island, known for its wide, sandy beaches, in Georgia in the southeastern US.

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    £4.9 million

    The Miss Congeniality star is asking £4.9 million through Sotheby’s International Realty for the seven-bedroom house outside Savannah.

    Sotheby’s International Realty

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    Large property portfolio

    The Hollywood actress has her main home in Beverly Hills but her portfolio stretches across the US, including six properties in Austin, Texas.

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    Sotheby’s International Realty

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    Pop stars seek planning permission

    Pop stars Rochelle and Marvin Humes are once again trying for planning permission to build a gym and dance studio at their Epping home.

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    Hoping for the go ahead

    They also want to demolish their garage and create a steam room and whirlpool spa at their 18th-century Epping home. Their previous bid was turned down.

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    Sunshine paradise

    House hunters seeking their very own sunshine paradise can buy the sprawling home of Die Hard star Bruce Willis and his actress-producer wife Emma Heming-Willis — if they’ve a cool £25 million to spend.

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    Made for memories

    This idyllic spot southeast of the Bahamas is where the Hollywood power couple married in 2009 and renewed their vows recently on their 10th anniversary.

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    Provo Pictures for Turks & Caicos Sotheby’s International Realty

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    Beverly Hills set

    Justin Bieber and his model wife Hailey Baldwin are loving their new home. The Canadian pop star, 25, spent £6.5 million on the Thirties Monterey Colonial house.

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    Impressive space

    The 6,100sq ft home has a courtyard, an infinity pool, olive trees, a fire pit, library, bar, wine cellar, cinema and five bedrooms.

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    Naked ambition

    Kendall Jenner’s naked photoshoot for February’s Italian Vogue was shot in…er…Orpington.

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    On location

    In a house called Five Oaks, in the Kent commuter town’s Ninhams Wood. The property was chosen for its glam Art Deco interiors and elegant two-acre garden.

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    YouTube split

    Fans were shocked when YouTube power couple Tanya Burr and Jim Chapman announced they were splitting up last month. The social media superstars have been married nearly four years. Now their home is for sale.

    Dave Benett

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    Fab Fulham spot

    The house the couple shared overlooks Eel Brook Common in the heart of Fulham. At 1,730sq ft, the property has lots of entertaining space including a kitchen and dining area that regularly featured in Burr and Chapman’s YouTube videos.

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    Property pile

    Children’s author and Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams has sold his three-bedroom home in Belsize Park, north-west London, collecting a very handsome profit.

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    Nice little earner

    The actor and comedian bought the five-storey house, that was also owned by Noel Gallagher in the Nineties, 14 years ago for £3.25 million and has sold it for £5.35 million.

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    Good return

    Emma Stone is selling her Beverly Hills home. The Oscar-winning La La Land actress bought the Fifties-style property in 2012 for £1,875,000 and is now asking £2.9 million.

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    Indy style

    The four-bedroom home features eclectic colours and designs. There’s plenty of individual style, from red-and-white geometric wallpaper to a quirky, asymmetrical white brick fireplace.

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    Popular with the A-list

    Fashion designer Alice Temperley is a favourite with A-listers from the Duchess of Cambridge and her sister Pippa to indie rocker Florence Welch.

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    Now her former bridal workshop and boutique in Colville Mews, Notting Hill is on the market.

    The façade, painted with a Union Flag and a crown, is for sale with Bective Leslie Marsh. At 2,812 sq ft, the asking price is £3.25 million.

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    Dramatic property moves

    Grand Tour presenter James May has demolished two properties in Hammersmith to make way for a new three-bedroom home, while Jeremy Clarkson is due to begin building his Oxfordshire house this year. Richard Hammond bought a castle home in 2008, then bought the six-bedroom house next door a few years later.

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    New and improved

    May paid £325,000 for his home near Ravenscourt Park in 2000 then, in 2011, he is thought to have paid £310,000 for the semi-derelict former workshop next door.

    Plans approved by Hammersmith and Fulham council show a ground-floor garage that’s bigger than the master bedroom and master bathroom combined.

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    Mel B’s Sunset Strip home

    Mel B’s luxury Hollywood Hills house is back on the market at a reduced £4.5m.


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    Girl power

    The Leeds-born singer installed a recording studio at the sprawling home and many of her girl band gongs are still on display in the living room. Mel B paid £3.3 million for the property in 2014 and kitted it out with a full renovation in 2016.

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    José and Eva’s Miami condo sale

    The Miami condo owned by Mexican businessman José Bastón — pictured with his Desperate Housewives star wife Eva Longoria — has sold for £6.6 million after being on the market for just 35 days.


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    Ocean views

    The luxurious home in the 17-storey Il Villaggio South Beach tower on Ocean Drive boasts breathtaking views of the Atlantic, Lummus Park, Miami Beach and the downtown skyline.

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    Miami Condo Investments

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    Perfect for James Cracknell fans

    Fans of Olympic champion James Cracknell, 46, rowing for Cambridge in the Boat Race this year and the oldest ever competitor, had better get in quick to bag this bespoke viewing platform.

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