Leonardo DiCaprio buys USD 5.2 mn house
Posted on Feb 28 2014 | IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 : Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has purchased the former estate of singer/actress Dinah Shore in the Old Las Palmas neighbourhood of Palm Springs for USD 5.2 million.
The 39-year-old bought the Donald Wexler-designed home that is spread over 1.3 acres and features six bedrooms, a pool, tennis court and detached gym, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
The sellers, Ben Lipps and wife Jude, bought the estate for USD 4.9 million in April 2011. The home was offered for USD 5.5 million Jan 16 and was promptly purchased by the actor for USD 5.2 million.
"This is the quintessential mid-century modern home," said a local architecture expert.