Mark Wahlberg has finally found a buyer for his colossal Beverly Park estate, according to Mansion Global. The actor first listed the 6.2-acre property for sale in April of last year for $87.5 million, but dropped the price in November to $79.5 million. Last week, he was able to let go of the home for an even deeper discount, selling the estate for $55 million. Wahlberg and his wife picked up the land for around $8.25 million in 2009 and proceeded to build the 30,500-square-foot mansion that sits there today.
This particular Richard Landry interpretation (Landry designed the Tom Brady and Giselle Bündchen mansion now owned by Dr. Dre) of a classic French country estate boasts twelve bedrooms and a whopping twenty bathrooms across the main house and a guest cottage.
A grand double-height foyer marked by two flights of stairs adorned with intricate fretwork wrought iron balustrades greets guests upon entrance to the main house. French doors, coffered ceilings, and hardwood floors can be found throughout, and most rooms are accented by a fireplace.
The spectacular primary suite, which has a generous balcony attached, comes with a large sitting area that leads into separate ensuite bathrooms and boutique-style walk-in closets. Elsewhere in the massive home are a theater, a professional gym, salon, a wine-and-cigar cellar, and a smoking lounge. A wide loggia leads to an impeccably manicured lawn with a freeform pool and waterfall, a cabana, a five-hole golf course, a golf driving range, a combined tennis and basketball court, a skate park, and the guest cottage.
The two-time Academy Award nominee who is now part owner of a tequila brand, moved his family to Nevada early last year, he told the hosts of daytime talk show, The View.“I want to be able to work from home,” he said. “To be able to give my kids a better life and follow and pursue their dreams…this [the move] made a lot more sense for us.”
The listing was held by Kurt Rappaport of Westside Agency.