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Moon Juice guru Amanda Bacon wants $6.5M for Rustic Canyon pad

Frank Gehry-designed property has quirky pop-out
By Katherine Clarke | January 25, 2017 03:00PM

Amanda Chantal Bacon (credit: Getty Images) and the Santa Monica pad

Juicing empress Amanda Chantal Bacon is cleansing herself of her hillside Rustic Canyon hideaway.

The Moon Juice founder, well-known for her new-agey food diaries and a cult following that includes celebs such as Gwyneth Paltrow, listed the property for $6.5 million. The price represents a tidy profit over the $4.5 million she paid for it 2015, records show.

The five-bedroom pad, located on Santa Monica’s Latimer Road, was built in the 1950s and features a quirky pop-out added by starchitect Frank Gehry in 1983. The remainder of the 4,032-square-foot property has a cabin-like feel and has no formal dining areas.

The kitchen is built around an oversized butcher’s block and there’s a cedar Japanese bath tub and an outdoor fire pit.

“There’s a white owl that lives in the tree that hoots at night, and there are incredible hikes right there,” Bacon told Vogue of the property last year. “It’s almost like a retreat center. That’s kind of how the house is unfolding.”

The listing broker, Elisabeth Halsted of Berkshire Hathaway, was not immediately available for comment on Bacon’s reasons for selling the property.

Either way, it’s a juicy listing.