The L.A. penthouse as soon as owned by the founders of Mattel — and the makers of Barbie — is hitting the marketplace for another person to dwell and play inside … and it is going for a bundle.
The three-bed, 3-bath apartment within the luxurious Century Towers is about to record for just below $10 million after having been loved by inside designer Nicole Sassaman for some years now — this after she purchased the place in 2012 for $2 mil … in response to The Put up.
On the time, Sassaman took it off the palms of Barbara and Kenneth Handler — the youngsters of Mattel OGs Ruth and Elliot, who used to name the place house — and made it her personal refined pad over time, with echoes of doll vibes all through … albeit, nothing near what you would possibly think about traditional “Barbie.”
In different phrases, the place is not coated in pink and a ton of cheesy, plastic decor. However there may be some cool Barbie artwork mendacity round … making it far more stylish than something Barbie herself ever stepped foot in for kids throughout America. Backside line … the house is a beaut.
It would simply be an condo at its core, however the penthouse is actually a style of modern-day life — there are mirrored surfaces in nearly each room for excellent mild and sense of area … and do not even get us began with the views one will get from the balcony space overlooking L.A.
Seeing the way it’s in an excellent swanky constructing to start with, it is obtained all the great facilities one would possibly count on … a canine park, pool, tennis courts, valet parking, concierge, and so forth. The works, principally. The itemizing is held by Scott Segall, Carrie Berkman Lewis from Douglas Elliman.
Whereas the asking worth is likely to be excessive sufficient to make Barbie herself blush, that is actual property in L.A. proper now — purchase low and promote excessive, of us. Good luck, Nic!