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A New Orleans mansion with an A-list historical past is headed to public sale. Per Mansion Global, the French Quarter abode bought by actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt in 2006 will go up for grabs on December 11 with a beginning bid of $1 million. Later owned by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the previous energy couple purchased the 7,703-square-foot home for $3.5 million, promoting it after a decade of possession upon their cut up.
The 1830s traditional-style residence was listed for $5.35 million in September 2022 and has since undergone a number of value cuts, dropping as little as $3.25 million in September 2023. Earlier this month, the seven-bedroom, seven-bathroom property was priced at $3.475 million.
Some historic particulars of the restored residence stay intact, together with the house’s Venetian-plastered partitions, marble mantels, and crown moldings. The three-story dwelling additionally boasts a variety of balconies overlooking the yard and the road, from which residents can watch the town’s famously boisterous parades. Different highlights embrace a carriage-style driveway lit by fuel lamps, a winding staircase with a wooden banister, an elevator, a two-story guesthouse, and a yard patio with a swimming pool and dense landscaping.
Pitt and Jolie purchased the house shortly after their 12-year relationship started and sold it for $4.9 million after Jolie filed for divorce. In 2017, the Woman, Interrupted star purchased a $24.5 million Beaux Arts estate previously owned by Cecil B. DeMille that continues to be her major residence. Jolie reportedly selected the 11,000-square-foot residence partly in order that the previous couple’s six youngsters might be near Pitt, who owned a house close by that had served as his everlasting deal with since 1994. The Babylon actor sold the residence to grease heiress Aileen Getty for $33 million in April—however he stayed within the neighborhood, swapping spots with Getty for her $5.5 million midcentury-modern residence.
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