Katey Sagal Downsizes to Bel Air Home
Huh? Shouldn't she be movin' on up?
I guess this television vet -- better known for her role as Peg Bundy in Married With Children -- doesn't let a little trophy go to her head. She and husband Kurt Sutter, writer/producer of Sons of Anarchy (the show she stars in and the one for which she won her Golden Globe), bought a 3,844-square-foot, stylized A-frame house with 5 bedrooms and 5 baths for $3.695 million. The home has a chalet-like, wood-beamed interior and sits on 1.5 wooded acres, which sounds pretty nice, but they gave up a peach of a home, too.
Here's what they sold: The 7,202-square-foot Sagal/Sutter home (below) was first put on the market in early 2010 for $4.75 million, and after a series of price drops, finally sold at the end of the year for $3.77 million.
Buyer Rickey Minor, the former music director of American Idol, got one hell of a deal. Sagal and Sutter originally paid $3.71 million for the six bedroom, eight bath home in 2005 and, according to Luxist, put $1 million of improvements into the property, including adding the basketball court.
Carrie Culpepper blogs about design at CultureFix.wordpress.com.
Still trying to decide which is right for you? Here are some AOL Real Estate guides to help you no matter whether you choose to buy or rent:
More on AOL Real Estate:
Find out how to calculate mortgage payments.
Find homes for sale in your area.
Find foreclosures in your area.
Get property tax help from our experts.