After 34 years in Beverly Hills, Gene Simmons of KISS fame is ready to bounce. His amenity-loaded mansion in Benedict Canyon is on the market for $22 million.
That’s quite an uptick from the $1.34 million he paid for the property back in 1986, records show.
It’s the rock star’s second listing in Southern California this year. Over the summer, he put his hillside home in Laurel Canyon on the market for $2.2 million.
The Beverly Hills estate is the more impressive of the two by far, centering on a 16,000-square-foot mansion. High-end amenities fill out the rest of the compound, including a swimming pool with a 60-foot slide, a tennis court and parking for 35 cars.
A tree-lined driveway winds toward the custom residence, which is entered by a pair of sweeping staircases. Inside, a 40-foot foyer sets a dramatic tone.
The voluminous living room is brightened by a
Oceanfront living means little if your home can’t take advantage of the coastal setting, but this newly built beach house by architecture firm Laney LA definitely does. Spanning three stories on the Strand in Hermosa Beach, it includes a beach room with a 12-foot quartzite bar, a sunken courtyard six feet from the sand and a penthouse owner’s suite with a mini bar. Filled with warm woods and walls of glass, every single space takes in ocean views.
Location: 1830 The Strand, Hermosa Beach, 90254
Asking price: $12 million
Year built: 2020
Living area: 3,750 square feet, four bedrooms, five bathrooms
Lot size: 2,400 square feet
Features: Living room with built-in fireplace; kitchen with waterfall island; open floor plan; Fleetwood doors; white oak floors; cedar tongue-and-groove ceilings; Calacatta marble accents; wine fridge; backlit bathroom mirrors; elevator; two upper-level decks; sunken courtyard
About the area: In the 90254 ZIP