Celebrity Real Estate: Scott Pelley, Donald Trump, Jane Fonda
Looks Like Scott Pelley Is Downsizing
Here’s an update. CBS news anchor Scott Pelley and his wife have listed their Darien, CT estate for sale. The lovely, white colonial has hit the market at $3.98 million.
The property sits on a lovely lot complete with a pond and a picturesque footbridge in the sprawling backyard. This move comes about six months after the Pelleys bought a $2.25 million condominium in the Flatiron District of New York City.
According to local news reports, Pelley has called the basement of the 5-bedroom, 7-bathroom home his “Darien Bureau.” A former White House correspondent, Pelley was seen anchoring the recent presidential inauguration in addition to his duty on “60 Minutes.”
Auction Action For Trump Childhood Home
The art of the deal for Donald Trump’s childhood home now includes a sale for $1.39 million and an auction in January for an undisclosed sum. That means the newly installed president’s first home as a kid in Queens, N.Y. has changed hands twice since he was elected.
The latest buyer does not appear to be anyone connected to Trump or his real estate company, according to the lawyer handling the auction. But who knows? Maybe the landmark status will one day draw Trump to reclaim his early digs.
The Tudor home sits in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood and was built in 1940 by Trump’s father, Fred, a real estate developer and landlord. The 5-bedroom, 4.5-bath home sat on the market during the presidential primary season, but has gained in value since Trump beat Clinton on Nov. 8, 2016.
Beverly Hills Adieu For Jane Fonda
With her relationship with music producer Richard Perry now over, Jane Fonda is selling the couple’s former Beverly Hills Mansion. The $12.995 million home was built in 1961. It sprawls 7,102 square feet and sports a modernist feel both in its design and decor.
The 4-bedroom, 7.5-bath home is located in the Trousdale Estates area, where stars like Frank Sinatra, Groucho Marx and Elvis Presley once owned homes. Not included in the list price are Fonda’s magnificent artwork, including some Andy Warhol paintings.