“Mommie Dearest” mansion in Holmby Hills sells following price cuts

Its last asking price was just under $20M

TRD LOS ANGELES /
Apr.April 04, 2017 11:00 AM

They brought the axe, and it did the trick. Holmby Hills’ famed “Mommie Dearest” mansion has finally sold following two substantial price cuts.

The most recent asking price was just under $20 million, down from the original $35 million price tag when it first listed last year, Mansion Global reported.

The Holmby Hills property was made famous in the 1981 cult classic film, a biographical depiction of the childhood of Christina Crawford and her allegedly abusive adoptive mother, Joan Crawford. The interior of the 6,055-square-foot home was not featured in the movie, but its backyard can be seen in several scenes, including the infamous swim race scene. The grounds appears to be “virtually unchanged” from how they looked in the film, Mansion Global noted.

The 1930s-era compound, which comprises six bedrooms, five bathrooms, two half-baths and a pool house, is located right across the street from the Playboy Mansion.

The main residence, staged by Meridith Baer, features a two-story foyer, a spiral staircase, a living room with an antique French fireplace, a formal dining room and staff rooms.

Christophe Choo of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage was the listing agent. [MG]Cathaleen Chen


Related Articles

arrow_forward_ios
Simon Fuller and the home (Credit: Michael Kovac/Getty Images, and LAT/MLS)

“American Idol” creator sees $4M gain on Bel Air estate sale

Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley purchase $22.5M Pacific Palisades home (Credit: Compass and Getty Images)

Michelle Pfeiffer, David E. Kelley buy Pacific Palisades pad for $23M

Billionaire David Saperstein lists Malibu home (Credit: Alfred Yson/Sotheby's International Realty via The Wall Street Journal)

Metro Networks founder Saperstein lists Malibu home for $115M

Actor Charlie Sheen and his mansion at 14003 Aubrey Road in Mulholland Estates (Credit: Getty Images and Realtor.com via LAT)

Charlie Sheen takes a loss on Mulholland Estates party pad

Michelle Pfeiffer, Jim Crane and the home (Credit: Getty Images and Zillow)

Move over Ellen: Michelle Pfeiffer is latest celeb RE player

Mohamed Hadid and the mansion (Credit: Getty Images, iStock, and Mega via TMZ)

Judge puts Hadid’s Bel Air mansion on demolition fast-track

Hadid and the home (Credit: Getty Images)

Hadid: I must continue building Bel Air mansion to satisfy creditors

The Beverly House (Credit: Jade Mills Estates)

Beverly House owner hopes Saudi prince is his white knight

arrow_forward_ios
Loading...