An award-winning architectural tour-de-force excessive above L.A.’s storied Laurel Canyon owned by mononymous hip-hop famous person Pharrell has come on the market at $11.95 million, a considerable quantity over the marginally greater than $7.1 million the music business heavyweight, clothier and occasional movie producer paid for the imposingly gated and closely fortified property simply over 5 years in the past. Listings held by Kurt Rappaport and Drew Meyers, each at Westside Estate Agency, present the exceptionally lengthy and low-slung residence was designed by progressive architect Hagy Belzberg and presents a complete of six bedrooms and 5 full and two half loos between the five-bedroom essential home and indifferent two-story guesthouse. Like a glossy, angular oil tanker that’s someway come to relaxation on a excessive ridgeline atop steep, brush-covered hillsides, the roughly 1.5-acre property has staggering 280-degree mountain, canyon and metropolis views that sweep over each L.A. and the San Fernando Valley.
With a complete of about 5,800 sq. toes, the aggressively up to date and enviably personal residence presents an enormous, glass-walled lounge, a eating space set towards a floor-to-ceiling inexperienced wall and a clean-lined, natural trendy kitchen with full-height home windows that body a cinematic view throughout the encircling mountains. The master bedroom features a fire and a toilet sheathed in greenback invoice inexperienced marble. The west aspect of the home was designed to mitigate and soak up the blazing warmth of the late afternoon solar whereas the glass-walled east aspect of the home opens to a slender yard with a slim strip of velvety garden and an extended skinny destructive edge swimming pool and spa. The guesthouse is separated from the principle home by an auto-court that doubles as an al fresco social house just under a viewing terrace outdoors the principle home’s lounge from the place movies and pictures could be seen as they’re projected onto the wall of the surface wall of the guesthouse.
The 13-time Grammy winner, who owns a number of residential properties in his hometown of Virginia Seaside, Va., together with a waterfront property scooped up in 2001 for $1.85 million, has been a lot within the property gossip columns the previous few months: Earlier this yr, simply earlier than he shelled out $30 million for El Palmar, a 17,000-square-foot compound in Coral Gables, Fla., he hung a not fairly $17 million price ticket on a still-for-sale 10-bedroom mansion of greater than 17,000 sq. toes in L.A.’s Beverly Hills Submit Workplace space that he picked up from movie and tv tycoon Tyler Perry two years in the past for $15.6 million.