Gore Vidal’s former home in the hills sells for $3.75M

Late writer bought the home in 1977 for just $150K

TRD LOS ANGELES /
Jan.January 30, 2017 09:30 AM

This sale may, quite literally, be one for the books.

The longtime home of the late Gore Vidal sold for $3.75 million, below its initial ask of $5.7 million.

Vidal, the writer and all around man of letters, acquired the home in 1977 for just south of $150,000, Variety reported. Located in Outpost Estates, a neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills, the Mediterranean villa spans 4,800 square feet and features a double-height foyer, exposed-wood ceilings and, of course, two libraries.

The five-bedroom, five-bathroom abode sits on a half-acre lot. The grounds include a tiled courtyard with a stairwell, a sunbathing terrace and a swimming pool.

Kurt Rappaport of Westside Estate Agency was the listing agent, according to Redfin, while the buyer was represented by Jeeb O’Reilly, who recently moved from Compass to Douglas Elliman. [Variety]Cathaleen Chen


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Elon Musk and the properties (Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images, and Google Maps)

Elon Musk lists another 5 homes for nearly $100M

Elon Musk lists another 5 homes for nearly $100M
Ed McMahon and his Beverly Hills and Bel Air homes (Credit: Christa Chapman via Flickr, Redfin)

As LA luxury market heats back up, Ed McMahon’s former homes list

As LA luxury market heats back up, Ed McMahon’s former homes list
Ex-Clipper Chris Paul (Credit: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Ex-Clipper Chris Paul hustles back into LA luxury real estate

Ex-Clipper Chris Paul hustles back into LA luxury real estate
Elon Musk and the two homes (Credit: Google Maps and Jörg Carstensen/picture alliance via Getty Images)

Elon Musk lists Bel Air properties after tweeting: “Will own no house”

Elon Musk lists Bel Air properties after tweeting: “Will own no house”
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (Credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

Harry and Meghan on the hunt for a mansion in the hills

Harry and Meghan on the hunt for a mansion in the hills
Bill and Melinda Gates and the home (Credit: Frederic Stevens/Getty Images, and Google Maps)

Bill and Melinda Gates pick up $43M beachfront mansion

Bill and Melinda Gates pick up $43M beachfront mansion
Kevin Garnett and his Malibu property (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images, and Hilton & Hyland)

Kevin Garnett out of bounds with nonpayment on mansion work, lawsuit alleges

Kevin Garnett out of bounds with nonpayment on mansion work, lawsuit alleges
Anthony Davis (Credit: Zhong Zhi/Getty Images)

Lakers’ Anthony Davis lists West Lake mansion — basketball gym included

Lakers’ Anthony Davis lists West Lake mansion — basketball gym included
arrow_forward_ios

The Deal's newsletters give you the latest scoops, fresh headlines, marketing data, and things to know within the industry.

Loading...