Monday, June 10, 2013

Miscellaneous Monday Morsels

As first reported by celebrity gossip juggernaut TMZ Singer Billy Joel has quietly sold his nearly 9,000 square foot Mediterranean Revival style mansion on Miami Beach's swanky La Gorce Island for just under $14,000,000 to Italian billionaire shoe and handbag honcho Diego Della Valle who founded and still owns a controlling interest in the Italian luxury leather goods brand Tods.

listing photo: One Sotheby's International Realty

The long legged blond property gossip at Trulia Luxe Living revealed today that Kristen Stewart's mid-divorce mom, Jules, shelled out $999,000 for a ho-hum house in Sherman Oaks, CA.

listing photo: MLS via Trulia Luxe Living

We first heard it from the beaver busy kids at Curbed that limousine mogul turned restaurateur turned restaurant designer Nico Santucci has hung a publicity ensuring—and quite probably rose tinted—$5,250,000 price tag on Las Vegas's so-called Parisian Palace, a grotesquely meretricious mansion of dubious architectural distinction about five miles off The Strip that he rents out as a party space. Somehow Your Mama thinks Parisians will take justifiable umbrage at Mister Santucci calling the place the Parisian Palace.

listing photos: Rodney Marullo via YouTube
Several weeks ago Your Mama let the celebrity real estate cat out of the bag about blunt-tongued t.v. judge Judy Sheindlin snatching up a $10.7 million pied-a-terre at the super plush Montage in Beverly Hills and now comes word via the New York Observer that the gavel thumper has sold her two bedroom pied-a-terre at the high fallutin' Sherry Netherland Hotel in New York City for $8.5 million.

floor plan: Corcoran

As first reported by the folks at The Real Deal, ultra high end property developer Christian Candy paid $25.4 million for a 6,300+ square foot triplex apartment at The Plaza in New York City that he did over in signature haute-luxe Candy and Candy style and flipped back on the the open market last week with a stomach churning $59,000,000 price tag...furnishings included.

listing photos and floor plan: Brown Harris Stevens