When one chapter ends, one other one begins. And within the case of Betty White’s longtime Los Angeles house, meaning a model new future totally.
Her Brentwood Park lair has listed for a princely $10.57 million sum, marking the primary time the house has hit the market in additional than 50 years. However as an alternative of a brand new purchaser calling the charming property with canary-yellow shutters their very own, it’s being offered for land worth — particularly, as a chance to “construct your dream house on a flat lot in a serene nation setting,” the itemizing says.
White, the celebrated “Golden Women” solid member, died on this house, situated at 506 North Carmelina Ave., on New 12 months’s Eve mere weeks from her a hundredth birthday and 6 days after struggling a stroke.
“Betty handed in her sleep peacefully with out ache. To me that is crucial factor and brings me consolation as her pricey pal. The rest is non-public to Betty,” White’s longtime agent and pal Jeff Witjas mentioned in a press release on the time.
White bought the house in 1968 together with her late husband Allen Ludden. The couple selected the home on account of its proximity to varied studios the place she labored whereas nonetheless offering privateness, a spokesman for White’s property told the Wall Street Journal, which was the primary to report the itemizing.
Because it stands, the property has 5 bedrooms and 6 bogs — and spans 3,029 sq. toes. However potential patrons gained’t be capable of tour inside.
“There might be no inside entry of the house,” the itemizing reads. “All showings are of the outside solely.”
Nonetheless, from this Metropolis of Angels perch, perks embody “big parklike grounds,” mountain views, and even vistas of the Getty Museum, in response to the itemizing.
What’s extra: the three/4 of an acre lot has flower-filled gardens and outdated progress bushes.
Marlene Okulick of Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty — Pacific Palisades Brokerage — holds the itemizing.
Regardless of sustaining possession of this Los Angeles property and spending her remaining days there, White needed to dwell elsewhere: her longtime house situated north in Carmel, Calif. Weeks after that house hit the market in March, it landed a purchaser in what seems to have been a bidding battle.
That three-story seaside unfold offered for $10.77 million, an excellent chunk above over the preliminary $7.95 million asking value.