×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Avril Lavigne and Chad Kroeger List Former Sherman Oaks Mansion (EXCLUSIVE)

Location:
Sherman Oaks, Calif.
Price:
$7.999 million
Size:
(approx.) 10,200 square feet, 6 bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms

Not long before Canadian pop-rocker Avril Lavigne and also Canadian Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger announced the end of their two-year marriage in the fall of 2015, via Instagram, they shelled out $5.4 million for a decidedly traditional chateau-inspired mansion in a beautifully leafy, upscale neighborhood of Sherman Oaks, Calif., that’s now back on the market at $7.999 million. Partly obscured by mature trees and secured behind high, vine-encrusted walls and imposing wrought iron gates, the late 1980s faux-chateau measures in at about 10,200-square-feet over three floors with six bedrooms and 7.5 bathrooms.

Double doors set into a shallow portico open to a grand foyer and even more extravagantly proportioned double-height living room with twin curved staircases, a full wall of floor-to-ceiling windows and a carved stone fireplace. A bar area links the living room to a spacious formal dining room that’s nicely warmed by a fireplace but somewhat curiously situated an inconveniently substantial distance from the kitchen. Beyond the dining room there’s a partly paneled office and a small, mirror-walled gym/yoga studio with a hidden staircase that provides discreet access directly from the second floor master bedroom. At more than 20-feet-wide and around 36-feet-long under a coffered ceiling, the colossal combination eat-in kitchen and family room provides plenty of space for a cozy TV lounge with built-in media cabinet and a chef-accommodating high-end kitchen with multiple fridges, three dishwashers and two massive work islands.

Behind the kitchen there’s a small bedroom with private bathroom plus a small laundry room and a breezeway that connects the house to a semi-detached three-car garage. Four good-sized and en suite guest and family bedrooms occupy one wing of the second floor while the master suite privately occupies another. The baronial master bedroom features an elegant fireplace and four sets of French doors that open to Juliet balconies as well as a fitted walk-in closet that stretches to more than 20-feet-long and a meandering, beige-tiled spa-style bathroom appointed with a morning bar. Above the garage, a professional quality home theater includes a separate lounge with bathroom and candy/refreshment bar complete with under-counter ice maker and beverage cooler.

A quick comparison with marketing materials from the time of the 2015 purchase indicates little was altered over the course of Lavigne and Kroegers’ brief marital residency. No substantial improvements appear to have been made to the kitchen, master bathroom or backyard and, indeed, the same unremarkable if probably ridiculously expensive chandeliers hang in the living and dining rooms. A heavy-duty buck or two was spent, however, to convert a vast third floor attic space into a sprawling entertainment complex that features vaulted ceilings, multiple skylights, a stone-faced fireplace and a large wet bar. There’s also a 400-square-foot bonus room and a bathroom.

Outside of the kitchen and family room, a flagstone paved loggia covered by a louvered trellis fitted with numerous ceiling heaters is anchored at one end by a fireplace at the other by an outdoor kitchen and grilling area. Beyond the loggia, a flat expanse of lawn spreads out between a sun-dappled sport court and a dark-bottom saltwater swimming pool and spa set amid verdant plantings and privacy hedges.

listing photos: Pacific Union

More Music

  • Childish Gambino Concert Review

    Childish Gambino, Lil Wayne to Headline 2019 Broccoli City Festival

    Childish Gambino — who made a surprise performance at Film Independent’s “An Evening With…” series in Los Angeles last night — and Lil Wayne will headline the third annual Broccoli City Festival, taking place April 26-27 at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, it was announced today. 6lack, Ella Mai, Lil Baby, Teyana Taylor, Wizkid, Gunna, City Girls and YBN [...]

  • Donald Glover'Atlanta' TV show premiere, Arrivals,

    Childish Gambino Surprises Beverly Hills Crowd With Reimagined 'Redbone'

    Donald Glover made an unexpected appearance at Film Independent’s “An Evening With…” series on Tuesday, held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts in Beverly Hills and presented by the HFPA. Joining “Black Panther” composer and Childish Gambino collaborator Ludwig Göransson, who was the subject of a Q&A conducted by “The Treatment” host Elvis Mitchell, [...]

  • French Montana performingCelebrities at BASE Dubai,

    Gucci Mane, French Montana, Tiesto Tapped to Perform Super Bowl Weekend

    Gucci Mane, French Montana, Tiësto and Kaskade are among the artists headed to Atlanta at the end of the month as part of Super Bowl weekend festivities in the city. The four performers will be playing at The H.wood Group’s annual Bootsy Bellows “Big Game Experience” pop-up, taking place this year at the new live music venue, [...]

  • apple music

    Verizon Bundles Apple Music With Top-Tier Unlimited Wireless Plans for No Extra Charge

    Verizon has expanded its ties to Apple — offering wireless subscribers on its two most expensive unlimited plans access to the Apple Music for no extra charge. Starting Jan. 17, Apple Music will be included in Verizon’s Beyond Unlimited and Above Unlimited plans, the telco announced Tuesday. For Apple, the bundling agreement promises to augment [...]

  • R. KellyR. Kelly in concert at

    'Surviving R. Kelly' Producers on the Lifetime Doc's Ripple Effect

    The ripple effect of “Surviving R. Kelly” continues to widen more than a week after the documentary aired on Lifetime, renewing public interest — and outrage — over the litany of sexual abuse allegations against the R&B artist. Lady Gaga and Phoenix have apologized for working with him. Chance the Rapper and other artists are said to [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content