Fascination with famous personalities saturates the perpetual news cycle. From movie stars to sports heroes, superstar chefs and designers and anyone in the public eye, we are captivated by their talents and lifestyles. Certainly part of the allure are the luxury homes owned by our favorite figures. The recent Fall/Winter 2012 issue of Grand Vie magazine explores several celebrity homes currently for sale through Luxury Portfolio International, the exclusive luxury property network of the Ebby Halliday Companies, including the Beverly Hills estate of actor Mark Wahlberg.
Mark Wahlberg | Beverly Hills, CA
Resting in a prime, private and gated Beverly Hills location is Mark Wahlberg s gorgeous estate. A spectacular display of the actor/producer s longtime success, the two acre property offers a myriad of amenities that include a waterfall pool, grotto, cabanas, putting green, sport court fit for basketball and tennis, and a two bedroom, two bathroom guest house for entertaining visitors.
High ceilings and sun-filled rooms are found throughout the main home. Beautiful canyon views and dramatic sunsets permeate formal living and dining rooms that allow for a perfect entertaining flow, and the home is serviced by a state-of-the-art chef s kitchen. There is a large master suite with separate his and hers bathrooms, along with four additional bedroom suites in the primary residence. An impressive 35mm digital projection theater/screening room provides the perfect environment for watching favorite films, say Boogie Nights or The Departed.
Perhaps the most impressive piece of the estate is the 2,500 square foot, two-story gym building with every piece of workout equipment imaginable. It is complete with a boxing ring where Wahlberg known for his peak physical condition trained for his Oscar nominated performance in The Fighter.
Grand Vie magazine is the exclusive luxury property magazine of the Ebby Halliday Companies. Celebrating its third Anniversary with the Fall/Winter 2012 issue, Grand Vie is direct mailed three times per year to almost 30,000 luxury homes across the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. In addition, the magazine is distributed at numerous charity and social events such as the John Staub Awards Gala, the Preservation Dallas 2012 Fall Architectural Tour, Crystal Charity Ball luncheons and the 13th annual Armstrong Bradfield Preschool Association Homes for the Holidays Home Tour. To learn more about Grand Vie, visit grandviemagazine.com.