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Jared Leto Pays $5 Million For A Former Defense Site In Los Angeles

Jared Leto Pays $5 Million For A Former Defense Site In Los Angeles

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The Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor performance as a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club was apparently not enough for Jared Leto. The American actor, who is also a singer, songwriter and director has just awarded himself an extraordinary property worth $5 million in Los Angeles, California.jared-leto-Hollywood_Hills_West_interior_2 jared-leto-Hollywood_Hills_West_interiorLocated in Hollywood Hills West, the 1.5-acre gated property was once part of the Lookout Mountain Air Force Station. The former defence site which today is a private residence in the Laurel Canyon neighborhood was originally built in the early 1940s.

jared-leto-Hollywood_Hills_West_doorSpreading over 50,000 square feet, the private, multi-level residence has eight bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, galleries, a theater, a soundstage, pool and waterfall too.

jared-leto-Hollywood_Hills_West_bedroom_1A large motor court, sculptural spiral staircase, concrete-floored art galleries, a tiled courtyard, a lagoon-style swimming pool are just a few of other notable features seen in the images of Leto’s new den.


jared-leto-Hollywood_Hills_West_bedroomThe expansive interior also features tile, paver and concrete floors, sloped ceilings, arched windows and ceiling beams.

jared-leto-Hollywood_Hills_West_10LA Times report that Brett Lawyer of Hilton & Hyland/Christie’s International Real Estate was the listing agent and the transaction was completed off-market. Also records state that the one-time defense site was last traded in 1994, when it was sold for $750,000 to artist Mark Lipscomb and attorney and former judge John Ladner.

LA Times