What recession??? The mansion photographed above was purchased by a Hollyweird couple for millions of dollars higher than the asking price!! Can you guess who?
It’s our favorite swirl couple…Heidi Klum and Seal:
Supermodel Heidi Klum, 37, and her 47 year-old musician husband Seal have found their dream house. In a sign the couple were really taken with the property, they paid even more than the asking price of $13.4 million.The couple are in the process of buying the mansion in the Los Angeles area, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The pair were instantly taken with the 12,300 square-foot Mediterranean-style house in the upmarket suburb of Brentwood, which is popular with stars like Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner and Reese Witherspoon.
Rebecca Ross, an estate agent at Hilton & Hyland who had the listing for the property, has refused to confirm the name of the buyer but she did admit that it had sold for ‘significantly more than the asking price’.'There were multiple buyers interested, so there was a bidding war,’ she added. There will plenty of room for all the children too, since there are eight bedrooms in the luxurious home. The beautiful couple, who have been married for five years are raising four children: Leni, six, Henry, five, Johan, three, and 13-month-old Lou.Previously owned by an investment banker, the house was put on the market in October after failing to sell at a June auction.
It may also have a couple of pieces of history hidden away inside. The kitchen comes with a fireplace imported from Scotland dating back to 1603.Also the library boasts a fireplace that is supposed to have originally graced Napoleon’s home in France. The mansion is part of the highly-exclusive Brentwood Country Estates gated community in the Mandeville Canyon area and neighbours include California Governor and actor Arnold Schwarzenegger and his TV journalist wife Maria Shriver. Heidi and Seal met when she was pregnant with Formula One tycoon Flavio Briatore’s child, Leni – Briatore having already left the scene.
Photos of the mansion: