Christina Aguilera's Home Back On The Market
Take the case of pop goddess Christina Aguilera. In April, 2008, Aguilera and music producer husband, Jordan Bratman, listed their five bedroom, seven bath mod home for $7,995,000. Despite the owners' star status and the fact that the home boasts a state-of the-art screening room, a gym, a pool, a 1,200-square foot master suite and view-enhancing glass walls, it still didn't sell.
As even we mere mortals know, nothing looks worse than a home that's been on the market too long with no buyers. So Aguilera did what anyone would do: she pulled the house from the market to restart the clock, reports The LA Times.
After a brief hiatus from the Multiple Listing Service, the ocean view 6,500-quare foot Hollywood Hills stunner is back on the market with a lower, $6,250,000 price tag. The web site of well-heeled agents Hilton & Hyland calls the digs "triumphant architecture," a "work of art" and a "spectacular Mid Century renovated to perfection."
Gosh. Well it was custom built for Liza Minnelli and her then-husband, the late, Jack Haley, Jr. And the arresting sunk-in living room is quite loft-like,with huge beams running though the ceiling and contains vast terrazzo floors. What's more, the jacuzzi space, with fireplace, fits twelve and overlooks the city lights of Los Angeles.
Aguilera purchased the renovated pad in 2003 for $5 million from Steve Hermann of Hermann Design & Development. Known as the celebrity go-to guy for renovating and designing high-end homes, his clients include Courtney Cox and David Arquette. (Jennifer Lopez and Ellen DeGeneres are also fans).
According to Hermann, Aguilera was instantly smitten with the sleek contemporary which sits at the end of a cul-de-sac and presides high in the Hills. "It's this a type of house a designer waits his whole life to get a hold of," Hermann told Beautiful Homes and Great Estates. "It's not a box, it's not four walls...It really is a unique architectural style style onto it itself."
And it's fresh on the market, to boot.