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Fresh on the MLS is a unique 90's Encino architectural home that was once the home of singer, Ashlee Simpson, the sister of Jessica Simpson. The home measures 4 Beds/5 Baths on 9,005 sqft on a total lot size of 1.19 acres built in 1991. The home was first listed on November 10, 2014 for $5.9 million which was placed in a pending status on November 19th but fell out on November 30th. The listing description states;
This exceptional one-of-a-kind Architectural Trophy Estate is sited at the end of a cul-de-sac in the exclusive Royal Oaks community of Encino. The walled & gated former celebrity estate sits on a 1+ acre promontory with 360 views & the utmost privacy & security. Enter to a dramatic two-story foyer with dual staircases. The living & formal dining rooms have walls of glass that create a seamless flow between the indoor & outdoor spaces. The restaurant kitchen has two center islands & professional appliances as well as an eating area. The family/media room has a fireplace, wet bar, Creston system with projector, screen & surround sound. The main level features three en-suite bedrooms. The master suite encompasses the entire second floor & includes the bedroom, luxurious bathroom, enormous walk-in closet, a sitting room w/ fireplace, full exercise room, sauna, & terrace. The grounds are graced with specimen trees, lush plantings, an infinity edge pool, spa, barbecue, modern art sculptures, & expansive outdoor entertaining space. Other features include two two-car garages, downstairs & upstairs laundry rooms, & an elevator. Located in the highly acclaimed Lanai Road & Hesby Oaks school districts, a short distance to Ventura Boulevard & the Westside.
The current owner is Edward Keh who owns several convalescent homes. He purchased from Simpson on July 22, 2005 for $4.5 million with Simpson profiting $1.3 million from her $3.2 million purchase on March 29, 2002. On a related note, this property overlooks Simpson's parents former home in the gated community of The Colony which was sold in April 2013 and discussed here.
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