×
You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Stand-Up Comedian Chris D’Elia Lists in L.A.’s Laurel Canyon (EXCLUSIVE)

Location:
Los Angeles, Calif.
Price:
$2.785 million
Size:
3,825 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms

Stand-up comedian and sitcom actor Chris D’Elia has his home in the Laurel Canyon area of Los Angeles, Calif., up for grabs at $2.785 million. The usually shaggy haired, scraggly bearded and eyebrow-cocked “Whitney” actor, who went on to anchor the short-lived ensemble sitcom “Undateable” before he popped up as a recurring character on the 2018 freshman season of “The Good Doctor,” isn’t seeking much of a profit on the property he bought just over two years ago in what appears to have been an off-market deal for $2.625 million. Carved into a steep hillside on a slender canyon road behind an unattractive white wrought iron fence and described in marketing materials as “Cape Cod” in style with slender verandas that span the width of the house on both levels, the two-story residence was built in 2012 atop a street-level two-car garage with three bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in 3,825 square-feet.

A postage stamp sized yard shielded by a swaying row of privet hedges and a ground floor foyer lead to a second floor combination living and dining room with lustrous medium-brown hardwood floors, French doors on either side of a TV-surmounted fireplace and traditional ceiling moldings and decorative wall accents. Positioned as a hub at the center of the house with marble counter tops and top-end designer stainless steel appliances, the kitchen is open over a center island snack bar to a cozy TV lounge with French doors to a petite dining terrace.

A second staircase climbs to an airy, top-floor family room with a vaulted ceiling, a strangely small fireplace and a wide bank of accordion fold glass doors to the backyard. Both en suite guest bedrooms and the master suite open off the family room. Two of the bedrooms share a house-wide veranda that overlooks the street while the third features a fireplace pushed up in to a corner next to French doors to the backyard.

Carved out of a precipitous hillside held back by towering, smooth concrete retaining walls, the courtyard-style backyard incorporates a lounging terrace with built-in fire pit and a slightly raised and tile-accented plunge-sized swimming pool into which spills water from an elevated spa.

While he continues to hang on to a two-bedroom and two-bathroom condo in an aggressively nondescript building on a heavily trafficked thoroughfare in the San Fernando Valley community of Sherman Oaks that he picked up in 2006 for $435,000, D’Elia, whose father is “Ally McBeal,” “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Boston Legal” director and executive producer Bill D’Elia, previously owned a 1920s Spanish villa in the Beachwood Canyon area of Los Angeles he bought from fellow comedian Craig Ferguson in 2013 for $1.74 million and sold in late 2016 for $1.9 million.

listing photos: Keller Williams

More Dirt

  • Alex Trebek Lists Lakeside Vacation Home

    ‘Jeopardy’ Host Alex Trebek Lists Remote Lakeside Hideaway Near Paso Robles

    After he first gave it an unsuccessful go at $1.595 million, Alex Trebek now has his off-the-beaten-track getaway on Lake Nacimiento, outside the agriculture and viticulture oriented town of Paso Robles, Calif., up for sale at $1.399 million. Property records are unclear about when the five-time Daytime Emmy winning “Jeopardy” host acquired the remote, roughly [...]

  • Jen Kao Beverly Hills Home

    Fashion Designer Jen Kao Snags Jodie Foster's Beverly Hills Estate

    Legendary actress Jodie Foster made short work of divesting her Beverly Hills home of seven years, sealing the deal just two months after listing the spacious property. As previously reported, records show the transaction closed for $14,900,000, considerably more than the $11,750,000 she paid back in 2012 and certainly one of the highest prices for [...]

  • Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo Seek Sale

    Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Seek Sale of Elegant Beverly Hills Mansion

    Though they’ve occupied the stately spread for only about a New York minute, itchy-footed mansion hoppers Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo have slapped a eye-grabbing $47.5 million price tag on the swanky Beverly Hills, Calif., estate they bought just over a year ago for a smidgen more than $33.9 million from “Will & Grace” co-creator [...]

  • Peter Morton Lists Trousdale Estates House

    Peter Morton Asks $15 Million for Trousdale Estates Mid-Century

    Avid real estate investor Peter Morton has slapped a $15.45 million pricetag on an investment property he owns in Beverly Hills. Tucked away near the uppermost reaches of the exclusive Trousdale Estates neighborhood, the spread is marketed as a “once in a lifetime view property” and includes a coveted — if rather uninspired — residential [...]

  • Marc Jacobs Lists West Village Home

    Marc Jacobs Lists West Village Townhouse

    Iconoclast fashion designer Marc Jacobs has put his expensively dressed townhouse in the fashionable far West Village of Manhattan up for sale with a hang tag just shy of $16 million. Part of the Robert A.M. Stern-designed Superior Ink complex, with original interior architecture by Andre Tchelistcheff, the then brand-new townhouse was acquired in 2009 [...]

  • Princess Maha Alsaud Lists Mulholland Estates

    Princess Maha Alsaud Lists Mulholland Estates Mansion

    Los Angeles’ gated Mulholland Estates enclave is famed for its plethora of tabloid-friendly homeowners. Among the high-wattage names on the guardhouse’s residents list are Kendall Jenner, Paris Hilton, Charlie Sheen, DJ Khaled, Big Sean, Christina Aguilera, Vanna White, Tracey Edmonds and Rivers Cuomo. Though blessed with Beverly Hills’ coveted 90210 zip code, the Estates are [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content