Update: The Spelling Mansion sells for $85 million ending speculation that it would become the most expensive home sale in the country. The $100 million Silicon Valley home we first told you about here, still holds the title. You can read the original article on the Spelling estate sale below.
The Holmby Hills Spelling Estate, a.k.a. the highest price home in the country, (listed at $150 Million) is reportedly in the process of being sold to 22 year old, Formula One racing heiress Petra Ecclestone. The Wall Street Journal is reporting the heiress is in the process of closing on the 57,000 sq. ft. estate built by late TV tycoon, Aaron Spelling. As of right now, the actual buying price of the home known as “Spelling Manor” is not being disclosed, but during the listing process, Mrs. Spelling reportedly refused to budge from the $150 million dollar price tag. The final numbers on this should be very interesting. Mrs. Spelling is decling comment.
Fast Facts On The Spelling Mansion:
-If the sale goes through, The Spelling Mansion is now speculated to rank as the most expensive home sale in the U.S. – The title did belong to the $100 million Silicon Valley mansion we told you about a few months ago. You can read about that luxury real estate record here.
Size: 57,000 Sq. Ft. on 5 acres
Location: Holmby Hills, California
Built: In 1991 by Aaron Spelling & his wife Candy
Rooms: More than 100; including gift wrapping rooms, flower cutting rooms, a beauty salon, a bowling alley and a garage large enough for 100 cars.
About the Owner: Candy Spelling is the wife of late mega TV Producer, Aaron Spelling. Aaron was responsible for decades of pop culture defining television with shows including: Charlie’s Angels, Dynasty, Mod Squad, The Love Boat, Beverly Hills 90210 (which starred his daughter, Tori Spelling), Melrose Place and Starsky and Hutch, among others.
About the Buyer: Petra Ecclestone is the heiress to billionaire father, Bernie Ecclestone’s Formula One racing empire. According to the Wall Street Journal, Petra plans on spending her time both in her home in the U.K. and her new home in Holmby Hills. Petra is engaged to be married to businessman James Stunt.
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