mario van peebles sells artsy hollywood hills retreat
Director Mario Van Peebles sold his wooded home on Hollywood Hills for $1. 225 million. Nearly half.
Acre country resort includes an early
1960 main house, terrace space and guest house.
Custom details include stair handrails made of recycled metal, double wood entrance doors, mosaic tile trim, glass ceiling in the main bathroom and outdoor brick BBQ.
The apartment has four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a fireplace and a living space of 4,255 square feet.
Van Peebles, 56, was the director of the boss series in 2011 and last year.
His performance credits include All My Children (2008)and \"Damages\" (2007-09)
And played Malcolm X in the movie \"Ali (2001).
He will star in \"blood on the border\" scheduled for release on October.
When Van Peebles bought the property for $875,000 in 1989, it was his first L. A. home.
He owns another house locally, and because his children are now growing up, he is separated from the house.
Keller Williams\'s Mark Bua from Encino
The listing agent is Sherman Oaks office.
Flora Martin from the Encino office of Keller Williams Real Estate represents the buyer.
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