The humble Brentwood abode that served as home to Gwyneth Paltrow before her career as an actress and lifestyle guru has been listed on the market for $3.2 million.
Photo Credit: Shutterstock
American actress and lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow has called Brentwood, California home since the 1970s. As a child, she lived with her famed parents, actress Blythe Danner and late director Bruce Paltrow, in their humble Brentwood abode. In 2001, the current owners purchased the property for $1.15 million. Now, for the first time in 20 years, the former Paltrow residence is being listed on the market for a price of $3.2 million.
At the age of 11, Paltrow’s family moved from California to the east coast where spent her teenage years in a Manhattan townhouse that her parents owned from 1984 to 1992. Their former Upper East Side residence was also listed on the market recently at $15.5 million. While Paltrow rose to fame in the films “Shakespeare in Love,” “The Royal Tenenbaums,” and “Emma,” she is primarily known in contemporary society as the founder of controversial lifestyle brand Goop. Paltrow reportedly still resides in the Brentwood area of California where she grew up.
Built in the 1940s, her childhood home spans 2,419 square feet and includes three bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Stepping inside the East Coast traditional, the living room presents a cozy fireplace, wainscotting, and French doors for indoor-outdoor living. The kitchen is equipped with black-and-white checked marble flooring, a wood-top center island, and a Dutch door. Further into the home, the adjacent family room offers a built-in banquette for casual meals and the formal dining room is perfect for entertaining. The main floor also includes a bar and office space. Decorative details consist of wood flooring, a slate-tiled roof, wood windows, bamboo-cloth walls, designer tiles, and custom cabinetry. Stepping outside, the lush exterior is surrounded by greenery with a gated front yard and a patio out back. Additionally, the walking path leads to an upper deck for picturesque views of the nearby canyon.
Ari Wintraub of Sotheby’s International Realty holds the listing for this property.