×

YouTuber Shane Dawson Sheds Studio City Home

Location:
Studio City, Calif.
Price:
$1.699 million
Size:
2,264 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms

Having moved to a more substantial suburban spread in the rugged mountains outside of Calabasas, Calif., YouTube superstar Shane Dawson has put his former home in the upscale foothills above L.A.’s Studio City up for grabs at $1.7 million. Curiously, the asking price is slightly below the $1.71 million the conspiracy-spouting vlogger, musician and two-time New York Times best-selling author paid for the property just over three years ago. Hidden behind gates at the end of a long, down-sloped driveway and perched on a high plateau notched into a precipitous hillside, the 1950s Spanish bungalow-meets-vaguely Bauhaus villa has three bedrooms and four bathrooms in close to 2,300 square feet.

It’s a considerable distance to the front porch from the compact motor court and two-car detached garage across a wide, Saltillo-tiled terrace alongside a recently renovated swimming pool and spa. The combination foyer/living room features a corner fireplace accented with Spanish tiles, and a vast wall of nearly floor-to-ceiling picture windows frame cinematic, city lights vistas that stretch clear across the San Fernando Valley. A separate dining room is filled with natural light through two skylights in the vaulted ceiling and a recently overhauled galley kitchen opens to a breakfast area with convenient French-door access to the pool. Flanked by two en suite guest bedrooms, a lounge area that adjoins the living room has a corkscrew staircase that winds up to a tree-house-like master bedroom that offers a corner fireplace, tiled bathroom and bird’s-eye valley views.

The openly bisexual internet sensation — one of the first to catapult to internet fame and fortune with an astonishing 21 million subscribers to his YouTube channel “shane” — and his newly affianced boyfriend, enormously popular vlogger Ryland Adams, upsized in late 2018 to an almost 5,000-square-foot, six-bedroom Spanish-inspired contemporary tucked into the semi-rural mountains outside Calabasas that sold for a smidgen less than $3 million.

listing photos: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

 

 

Popular on Variety

More Dirt

  • Thomas Laffont House Malibu

    Hedge Funder Thomas Laffont Scores $13 Million Malibu Ranch

    Less than a year after being ravaged by 2018’s Woolsey Fire, Malibu’s star-studded Point Dume neighborhood has seemingly made a full real estate market comeback. Witness this inconspicuous ranch-style home on one of the area’s best streets, tucked discreetly away behind gates and hedges. Despite any feigned or perceived modesty, the low-key property has traded [...]

  • Justin Roiland House

    Justin Roiland Scores Sherman Oaks Estate

    An estate in Los Angeles’San Fernando Valley neighborhood of Sherman Oaks, sold by high-powered music executive Zach Katz, was snapped up by a mysterious trust for a bit more than $3.7 million — and an always-in-the-know real estate snitch swears the new owner is 2018 Emmy winning “Rick and Morty” co-creator Justin Roiland. Tax records [...]

  • Claire Forlani House

    Claire Forlani Seeks Hollywood Hills Tenant

    English film and television actress Claire Forlani, who co-stars with husband Dougray Scott on the 2019 Canadian-British conspiracy series “Departure,” seeks a deep-pocketed temporary tenant who can shell out $16,500 per month for a fully furnished home above Laurel Canyon in L.A.’s Hollywood Hills. Also available without the furnishings, the unassuming, hacienda-inspired residence was purchased [...]

  • Leeza Gibbons House

    Leeza Gibbons Picks Up Hancock Park Cottage

    Emmy winning entertainment news mandarin, mineral makeup mogul and indefatigable philanthropist Leeza Gibbons has splashed out almost $5.5 million — a bit more than the just under $5.4 million asking price — for a historic home in L.A.’s historically hoity-toity Hancock Park neighborhood. Fully restored and thoroughly updated in a manner that seamlessly mixes and [...]

  • Jon Voight House

    Jon Voight Seeks $20 Million for Beverly Hills Spread

    After almost 25 years in residence, Oscar-winner Jon Voight, also known to the world as Oscar winner Angelina Jolie’s father and a conservative political firebrand, has hung a $19.75 million price tag on his longtime spread along a famously celeb-favored gated enclave in the mansion-strewn mountains above Beverly Hills. The “Coming Home” and “Midnight Cowboy” [...]

  • James Gunn House

    James Gunn Sheds Secluded Celeb-Pedigreed Pad

    Superhero specialist filmmaker James Gunn has sold a secluded estate nipped away the rolling foothills above Malibu’s Big Rock Beach for not quite $6.9 million. Now at work on the upcoming “Suicide Squad” sequel and the long-planned “Starsky and Hutch” reboot, the “Guardians of the Galaxy” franchise filmmaker acquired the showbiz-pedigreed retreat almost three years [...]

  • Variety's Dirt Expands to Stand-Alone Site

    Variety's Real Estate Section 'Dirt' Expands to Stand-Alone Site

    Variety‘s Dirt, the publication’s coverage of breaking real estate news, is expanding to its own stand-alone site Dirt.com, Variety and the Penske Media Corporation announced Monday. The site is joining a large number of PMC media brands that includes Variety, Rolling Stone, Robb Report and Deadline.com. More Dirt Jussie Smollett Loses on Secret Sale in Studio [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content