Well-Known Celebrity Architect Sells His Own Los Angeles Home for $19.5 Million

The “king of the megamansion” has bought his personal Los Angeles megamansion for $19.5 million, based on Compass, which dealt with the deal.

Final week’s sale of the six-bedroom, eight-bathroom abode is a report for the leafy L.A. neighborhood of Brentwood, based on itemizing brokers Morgan Trent and Aaron Kirman of Aaron Kirman Group at Compass. The house was bought in an off-market deal, and Mansion World couldn’t independently affirm the gross sales particulars, together with the id of the customer.

“As a lot as I’d like to take credit score for setting a report, Richard did all of the onerous work,” Mr. Trent mentioned, including that critical consumers had been in a position to tour the house with the architect. “Even in the course of the ultimate walkthrough, Richard was stating issues I didn’t even know had been there.”

Since founding the Landry Design Group in 1987, Mr. Landry, 65, has helmed the design of megamansions for a protracted listing of celebrities together with Sylvester Stallone, Mark Wahlberg, Dr. Dre, Sugar Ray Leonard and Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen.

“There are only a few instances we’re in a position to see such a widely known architect design a undertaking for himself,” Mr. Trent mentioned. “The element all through is in contrast to something I’ve ever seen. A part of that’s as a result of [Mr. Landry] works on a special wavelength, but in addition as a result of cash was not a  deterrent.”

The architect included quite a few options he’s instructed to purchasers through the years, the agent added. For instance, the first bed room suite has a bathe and bathtub space—full with retractable glass doorways—just under a rooftop backyard.

“He had this concept that he’d get up, take a bathe after which go up and seize an orange,” Mr. Trent mentioned. The suite additionally has a non-public terrace with a firepit.

The house has no hallways, giving it an open, ethereal structure, and there’s a “large skylight” above a double-height lobby. “It’s actually lovely to stroll in and see the clouds and the sky,” Mr. Trent famous.

One other spotlight of the home is its decrease degree, that includes a sport room with a full-size moist bar, subway tiles on a barrel roof and one wall displaying a black-and-white {photograph} of a New York Metropolis subway monitor to present it a speakeasy really feel. It results in a house theater with leather-based seating and a state-of-the-art audio visible system.

Different facilities embody an eat-in kitchen with a marble island, a library with a fire and a pool and spa, itemizing pictures present.

Mr. Landry bought the underlying property in 2015 for $5.1 million, based on information with PropertyShark. He declined to remark for this text.

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