Reality TV superstar Kim Kardashian has had a busy year. From finalizing her divorce from rapper Kanye West, helping Afghanistan’s women’s soccer team escape the Taliban, to passing California’s youth law exam, some might say she could spend the rest of her life. of the year to relax. Kim, however, is not done yet. According to Toptenrealestatedeals.com, Kim is moving into a large cliffside mansion.
She has listed a Vincent Van Duysen-designed apartment in Calabasas (referred to on Keeping up With the Kardashians and formerly the office for her fashion line, Skims) for sale for $3.5 million. la. She paid her ex-husband, Kanye, $23 million for his share of the sprawling Calabasas mansion where the couple have lived with their children since 2014, and chose a property even Even more spectacular, with ocean views, at Malibu’s Encinal Bluffs for an amazing $70.4 million.
Formerly owned by supermodel Cindy Crawford, who still lives next door, the home was originally listed with Coldwell Banker’s Jade Mills for $99 million. Even at $70.4 million, it’s the most expensive home sold in Malibu this year and the fourth most expensive in the State of California.
A two-story, red-roofed Mediterranean-style home, the mansion spans 7,450 square feet on 3.2 acres of luxuriously landscaped grounds. Featuring a chic, airy floor plan, the main floor is complete with a fabulous suite that combines a living room, bedroom, dining area and gourmet kitchen.
Floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors offer sweeping views of the coast and open to a deck surrounded by fire pits. The large master suite includes a fireplace and seating area, as well as two spa-like bathrooms and a walk-in closet. The other bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, one with its own entrance, bathroom and kitchen. The villa has a gym with vaulted ceilings and a media room.
A spectacular pool and spa including a cabana with its own fireplace, tennis courts and multiple outdoor decks provide options for entertaining and enjoying the amazing sunsets Malibu is known for. A private path leads down to the white sands of El Sol Beach, accessible only to a few of the surrounding villas that make up the neighbourhood. Mature trees, including palm trees, surround the house to create a peaceful, natural feel.
Nearby entertainment options include the Malibu Tennis and Riding Club and the popular Paradise Cove Beach Cafe, with shops and restaurants at Malibu Country Mart just a 15-minute drive from the scenic coastline. .
Kim was born in Los Angeles and, although she has lived in various homes for 41 years, she has stayed close to LA with homes in Beverly Hills, Beverly Grove, Bel Air and Hidden Hills. Her new beachfront home in Malibu will put her close to many other celebs with homes in the area, including Lady Gaga, Courtney Cox, Leonardo DiCaprio and Cher. It is about an hour’s drive to Beverly Hills and Bel Air.
Photo: Adrian Anz, Courtesy Coldwell Banker