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Novelist and screenwriter Helen Fielding lists home above Sunset Strip

The author is behind the widely successful “Bridget Jones” series
October 04, 2017 10:00AM

The brains behind legendary characters including Bridget Jones and Mark Darcy is looking for new inspiration.

Novelist-turned-screenwriter Helen Fielding listed her home on Rising Glen Road above L.A.’s Sunset Strip for $3.5 million, Variety reported.
The 2,655-square-foot property has three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, a private office and a two-car garage. Outside, there is a pool overlooking the Hollywood Hills.

Fielding purchased the home with her late husband, “Simpsons” writer and producer Kevin Curran, in 2000 for $1.4 million, property records show.

Jonah Wilson of Hilton & Hyland has the listing.

The novelist is best known for her Bridget Jones books, which she then turned into blockbuster films. She recently purchased a spec-built, five-bedroom home in Brentwood Country Mart for $5.6 million. [Variety]Natalie Hoberman