Real Estate: Affleck/Garner Home Sold

After Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorced, Affleck purchased this home in the Riviera to stay close to the couple’s three children.   Photo: Bernice Fox

Affleck/Garner Compound Sells for $32 Million

According to a January 4 Variety story (“Adam Levine Secretly Buys Garner/Affleck Compound in Pacific Palisades”) the rock star Levine and his wife, fashion model Behati Prinsloo, have purchased the home for $32 million.

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck, who were married in 2005, purchased the more than three-acre property north of Sunset in the Palisades Riviera in 2009 for $17.55 million. It was Garner’s second home in Pacific Palisades; prior to that she lived on Radcliffe from 2002 to 2004.

The home, which had belonged to producer Brian Grazer, was designed and built in 1940 by architect Cliff May, the father of the California Rancho style. The 8,800-sq.-ft. home had five bedrooms, eight bathrooms, four fireplaces and a projection room.

A two-story detached structure featured a gym and an art studio. There was also a two-bedroom, three-bathroom guest house. When Affleck and Garner first split in 2015, Ben moved to the guest house.

The property also features a tennis court, a swimming pool (with a built-in hot tub), a large patio and a large lawn.

In 2018, Affleck purchased another home in the Palisades for $19 million so that he and Garner could more easily co-parent their three children. The couple have said in numerous interviews that the children are their priority.

This is not the first purchase for Levine, the lead singer for the pop rock band Maroon 5, and Prinsloo. In 2012, they purchased a $4.83 million home above Benedict Canyon. After a remodel, the home was sold for $13.4 million in 2018.

The couple, who have two daughters, also purchased a home in Holmby Hills for $18 million in 2017 and in early 2018 sold it for about the same price.

After selling the Holmby Hills home and just before selling the Benedict Canyon Home, Levine and Prinsloo purchased a 1930s Tudor mansion in Beverly Hills for $33.9 million from Will and Grace co-creator Max Mutchnick and entertainment lawyer Erik Hyman.

 

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