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The French Riveria Lifestyle at 425 Lorraine Blvd

The French Riviera comes to Windsor Square. Totally renovated with an architect, Jeffrey Tohl, famous designer, B. Jordan Young, and landscape architect, 425 Lorraine is extraordinary! It honors tradition with a nod to updated modern features utilizing high-end finishes throughout. The main house has a center-hall floor plan, formal living room with fireplace, dining room, family room with fireplace, library/office, laundry room, powder room, and palatial eat-in chef’s kitchen and pantry with every bell and whistle imaginable. Upstairs has 4 bedrooms with ensuite baths and generous closets. The primary suite has a fireplace, walk-in closets and luxurious bathroom. French doors from the family room, library/office, and kitchen open to the patio with built-in heaters, fans, and awnings for an outdoor living/dinning experience complete with bbq and fireplace. There is an expansive yard leading to a pool, spa, and outside shower. Additionally, there is a fabulous 2-story guest house with a bedroom/office, two 3/4 baths w/steam shower and full gym, plus a 2 car garage. 425 Lorraine is a special property at a most coveted location. 425 Lorraine Blvd Windsor Square 5 Beds, 6.5 Baths, 5,848 square $11,000,000 Alan Johnson AKG | Christie’s International Real Estate DRE #02235777 323.907.0073 Diana Knox AKG | Christie’s International Real Estate 323.640.5473 DRE #01346847 https://larchmontbuzz.com/larchmont-village-hancock-park-real-estate/the-french-riveria-lifestyle-at-425-lorraine-blvd/

‘Rambo,’ ‘Jolt’ Producers List Custom Los Angeles Mansion

“Rambo” producer Avi Lerner is ready to pull the trigger on selling his Los Angeles home—for $6.995 million. Mr. Lerner, 75, and his partner, actress and producer Heidi Jo Markel, are long-time residents of the lower Laurel Canyon area, Ms. Markel, 52, said in an email. The couple sold another home nearby in April 2021 after embarking on this new build. “We love the juxtaposition of beautiful nature only five minutes from the city: a perfect location for our demanding work schedules,” she said. “We decided to build our dream home next door, a hidden oasis that had everything that one could desire: extraordinary architectural design, luscious landscape and a pool steps from the kitchen—perfect for our entertaining lifestyle.” To help create their vision, the couple hired local architect John Mares and New York-based interior designer Rod Winterrowd. The result was a roughly 8,300-square-foot home that is “modernistic in every way; crisp, tailored, contemporary, yet steeped in the classical tenets of architecture,” according to the listing with Christopher Dawes, Diana Knox, Kirby Gillon, Bryce Lowe and Aaron Kirman of Mr. Kirman’s newly formed group at Christie’s International Real Estate. The home has an open living, dining and kitchen area that is, indeed, steps from the pool and terrace, listing photos show. The formal living area has a fireplace, while the eat-in kitchen boasts a marble island, two sinks, wine storage and custom wood cabinetry. There’s also an adjacent den and office, plus a bathroom and workout room. A floating staircase leads to the second level, which boasts a wraparound deck and an upper level patio. There are six bedrooms and five bathrooms, and there’s a meticulously landscaped 18th-century-style European garden. The property is also gated, which gives the couple a sense of security when traveling, Ms. Markel added. The Laurel Canyon area is a favorite with creative types, Mr. Dawes said in an email. It “developed into a celebrity enclave to include the likes of Raymond Chandler and Houdini. It was a counterculture to famous musicians of the late 1960-70s including Joni Mitchell, Jim Morrison and Carole King, [and] was the hub of the West Coast music scene,” he said. “It continues to be a very cool place to live.” Of course, that includes Mr. Lerner—whose credits include “The Expendables” series, directed by Slyvester Stallone, in addition to the “Rambo” movies and a litany of other action titles—and Ms. Markel, who, with her husband, produced “Jolt” (2021) with Kate Beckinsale. Mansion Global could not determine how much the couple paid for the underlying property or when they acquired it. https://www.mansionglobal.com/articles/rambo-jolt-producers-list-custom-los-angeles-mansion-01673044701

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