A hedge fund executive is selling a 12,000-square-foot Los Angeles estate that was once the home of actors Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt for $56 million.
The house is in Beverly Hills, one of LA's most upscale neighborhoods. The area is beloved by celebrities and is about 11 miles from Downtown Los Angeles and 13 miles from Los Angeles International Airport.
Aniston and Pitt bought the California house for $13.1 million in 2001 from entertainment attorney Ken Ziffren. They sold it to Jonathan Brooks, founder of Smithwood Partners, in 2006 after their divorce.
The four-bedroom house was built in the 1930s, designed by architect Wallace Neff for actors Frederic March and his wife, Florence Eldridge.
Aniston and Pitt, who owned the home from 2001 to 2006, spent three years remodeling it and lived there for less than two years.
They added a screening room and heated marble floors in the kitchen.
They also created a pub room with wood floors brought in from a 200-year-old chateau in France.
A marble fireplace anchors the dining room that can seat 20 people.
The spacious great room features floor-to-ceiling windows ...
... and opens directly to the backyard pool area.
Like many southern California homes, this one was clearly designed to merge indoor and outdoor living.
The French Normandy Revival-style home, which sits on 1.2 acres, includes a spacious outdoor area for dining and entertaining.
The pool area includes shaded lounge chairs and privacy hedges.
Brooks, the current owner, added a championship tennis court to the property after buying it from Aniston and Pitt.
The $56 million price tag may seem extravagant, but it's in line with other homes in the neighborhood. According to The Wall Street Journal, a neighboring home that once belonged to actor Danny DeVito sold recently for about $66 million.