Manhattan Beach Estate With Celebrity Pedigree—Think ‘Modern Family’ And Shaq—Sells For $10.5 Million

A Manhattan Seaside, California, property as soon as dwelling to a Hollywood writer-producer in addition to two common sports activities figures just lately offered for $10.5 million. The five-bedroom property is situated within the Hill District of the Southern California coastal metropolis, a small enclave recognized for its massive heaps and prestigious homes.

The house with French Nation aptitude at 501 John Avenue was offered in Might by photographer Annette Lombardi and Danny Zuker, the Emmy Award-winning author and government producer of the favored TV sitcom “Trendy Household.” The sequence ran 249 episodes earlier than it resulted in 2020.

The home was beforehand owned by Main League Baseball participant Ken Brett, the older brother of Corridor of Fame third baseman George Brett. The one-time youngest pitcher in World Collection historical past who died in 2003 raised his household right here. Within the mid-Nineties, it was dubbed the “Shaq Home” when Shaquille O’Neal rented it throughout his early days with the Los Angeles Lakers.

The 5,725-square foot residence on three ranges was reworked a decade in the past by Andrea and Jeff Browning of Mannequin Design Inc. in San Pedro. The oak and stone flooring in addition to bespoke cabinetry all through lend the house a timeless, modern really feel.

The principle stage contains a kitchen and eating space the place French doorways open out to a yard pool and spa, barbecue, fireplace pit and pool home.

The first bed room on the higher flooring delivers views of the ocean in addition to the close by hills of the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It options an en-suite toilet with a soaking tub, steam bathe, stone fire and loft space. 4 further bedrooms plus a library are situated on the higher stage.

The decrease stage basement, which could possibly be used as a media or household room, covers greater than 500 sq. toes.

The house is situated on a nook lot with a wraparound driveway within the prosperous Hill Part, which is bordered by Pacific Coast Freeway to the east, Ardmore Avenue to the West, Manhattan Seaside Boulevard to the north and the town of Hermosa Seaside to the south. Homes right here boast massive heaps and, because the identify suggests, are situated on a hilltop. Though the neighborhood dates to the Fifties, many homes have been torn right down to make manner for contemporary residences.

Kris Lastition of Strand Hill Properties dealt with the all-cash sale that closed in 14 days.


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