Though the property truly bought again in March, proper because the Los Angeles COVID-19 lockdowns had been simply starting, it’s solely now that Reese Witherspoon‘s stealthy acquisition of a trophy Brentwood compound has turn into public data. The Academy Award-winning actress-turned-media mogul and her husband Jim Toth quietly bent and snapped their manner into the bucolic property, which occurs to be some of the non-public properties on L.A.’s Westside.
That’s not an exaggeration. The home is tucked securely away in nature, mendacity deep inside one in all Brentwood’s best-known canyons, on a non-public highway and behind a large driveway gate that successfully shields the complete three-acre property from prying eyes. Behind the gate, a winding driveway leads all the way down to a formal round motorcourt beside the English Nation-style mansion, with its three-car hooked up storage.
In-built 1993, the home is of “large scale,” per the itemizing, and packs seven ensuite bedrooms into greater than 9,500 sq. toes of rambling dwelling house. Behind the stone-clad façade lies an infinite lobby with darkish brown hardwood flooring, darkish brown ceiling beams, and a chic staircase that soars as much as a spacious touchdown. Public rooms embody a fireplace-equipped front room, a wood-paneled library, formal eating room, and a extra intimate breakfast room off the kitchen, the place the marble counter tops and considerable stainless home equipment — 4 large ovens, no much less — are assured to impress any chef.
The upstairs main bedroom is finest described as cavernous, with its vaulted ceiling practically touching the heavens and a non-public sitting space that’s larger than some dwelling rooms. There are twin grasp baths, not less than one in all them with a built-in soaking tub, and an outsized closet with built-in shelving. Elsewhere on the higher stage are 4 extra household bedrooms, plus two workers suites downstairs for the live-in assist. Working an property of this measurement, with a large essential home and acres of manicured grounds requires the assistance of a well-oiled workers machine, after all.
Talking of the grounds, many of the essential flooring rooms have banks of French doorways that open to varied elements of the gardens. The verdant and abundantly non-public yard is finest described as park-like or heavenly. Squint your eyes and the sprawling lawns and dozens of mature bushes all seem like touched by an angel, plus there’s a full-size saltwater swimming pool with spa, and an out of doors kitchen companies the al fresco eating patios, a few of them warmed by a massive out of doors hearth.
It isn’t a shock that Witherspoon can be out there for a new residence, although she has but to maneuver into this specific property. During the last yr, the “Legally Blonde” star has been on a promoting spree of types, dumping her $17 million Pacific Palisades mansion to AutoZone heiress Robin Formanek and offloading her charming Malibu ranch for $6.7 million to actual property heiress Meg Haney. For now, although, she’s nonetheless holding onto a chic part-time residence in Nashville, again in her native Tennessee.
Drew Fenton of Hilton & Hyland and Dena Luciano of Douglas Elliman collectively held the itemizing; Tami Pardee and Matt Freeman of Halton Pardee and Companions repped Witherspoon.