Less than six months after purchasing it for a reported $15.75 million. Ellen DeGeneres has put her Monticeto estate on the market for $24 million. Details on the estate: four-bedroom main house, 1,300-square-foot master suite, a guesthouse, studio, tennis court and a pool/spa. According to Berg Properties, Ellen "has bought and sold more southern California properties in the last 10 years than virtually any other Hollywood celebrity." We had no idea. The listing, which is also Luxist's Estate of the Day, is here.
· Ellen DeGeneres lists mansion in Santa Barbara for $24 million [BTL]
Also in BTL: Call him Sir! Elton John and partner David Furnish just bought a two-bedroom apartment in Sierra Towers that was listed for $2,497,000. Cached version of the listing is here.
Britney Spears and Kevin Federline take out the PriceChopper and ax their cursed Malibu love nest. New price: $11,999,999, down from $13,500,000. Real Estalker notes that reports say Federline is due half the proceeds from the sale of the home. Also, Spears has taken her Beverly Hills manse off the market.
· Spears and Federline Chop Price Of Malee-boo Manse [Real Estalker]