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J. Lo and Affleck finally find dream house

Author: Editors Desk Source: News Corp Australia Network:
February 14, 2023 at 06:47

After months of searching, celebrity couple Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have chosen a new marital home.

After months of searching, celebrity couple Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck have chosen a new marital home. 

The power duo is reportedly now in contract to buy a multimillion-dollar mansion in a star-studded corner of Los Angeles — a sprawling Pacific Palisades estate last listed for $US34.5 million ($49.5 million), according to TMZ.

The A-list singer, 53, and the two-time Academy Award-winner, 50, were photographed this weekend checking out the 15,100-square-foot (1400-square-metre) compound with their kids — Affleck’s daughter Seraphina and Lopez’s twins, Emme and Maximilian, all 14, the NY Post reports.
 

Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck at the Grammys 2023.
Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck at the Grammys 2023.


The property — which was held by Compass and is now listed as being under contract — is set on a full, Sycamore tree-surrounded acre of land. It has seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, a six-car garage and a detached guesthouse.

What’s more, there’s also a pool, a jacuzzi, an outdoor kitchen and a home theatre. 

Described as having a “Hamptons-esque” design, the dwelling also has a motor court, an arched brick porte-cochere, six fireplaces, a “servants quarters”, a wine cellar and a gym. 

Before settling on this palatial abode, the couple — who tied the knot for a second time in July 2022 — considered a number of other area properties, many with significantly higher price points.
 

The couple tied the knot for a second time in July 2022. Picture: On the JLo
The couple tied the knot for a second time in July 2022. Picture: On the JLo


Not long after flaking on a $US55 million ($79 million) Bel-Air property last year, the pair were spotted checking out the former manor of the late TV mogul Aaron Spelling, which was then priced at $US165 million ($237 million).

As the lovebirds prepare to close on their new abode, Lopez, long known as a savvy property investor, is working on offloading a former one. 

Earlier this month, the Bronx native listed her French-style, nine-bedroom Bel-Air property of six years for $US42.5 million ($61 million).

The entertainer purchased the property in 2016, for $US28 million ($40 million) — meaning she stands to make quite the penny off it should it get its asking price.

This article originally appeared on NY Post and was reproduced with permission

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