×

Anthony Hopkins Asks $11.5 Million for Bluff-Top Malibu Estate

Location:
Malibu, Calif.
Price:
$11.5 million
Size:
(approx.) 4,000 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms

The Malibu, Calif., estate of Welsh-born Tinseltown treasure Sir Anthony Hopkins has come up for sale with The Agency’s Santiago Arana at $11.5 million. Tax records and other online documentation show the 1992 Oscar winning “Silence of the Lambs” star, who as subsequently been nominated for four more Oscars, most recently earlier this year for “The Two Popes,” has owned the Point Dume property since 2001 when it was acquired for around $3.8 million.

The traditional residence, which somewhat resembles an English manor house with dormered windows popping out of the brick-red roof, is hidden away behind stone-pillared gates on a high bluff above popular Zuma Beach. There isn’t direct, private access to the beach below, as a lucky few of the neighboring properties have, but the handsomely unassuming two-story home offers unimpeded and expensively panoramic ocean, coastline and sunset views. Built in the 1950s, the roughly 4,000-square-foot spread contains five bedrooms and five bathrooms. There are two fireplaces, one in the spacious living room, and a sauna in the master suite, which also features a wall of ocean-view windows. The back of the house opens to a couple of curvaceous decks that step down to a lush lawn that stretches out to the bluff’s perilously steep edge, and the slightly more than one-acre grounds additionally offer tree-shaded gardens, a large motor court and a couple of outbuildings, including what listing descriptions describe as an “art room” housed in a poolside cabana.

In late 2016, property records indicate Hopkins and his wife, Stella Hopkins, dropped $1.1 million on a two-bedroom and two-bathroom condo in downtown Pacific Palisades. A couple of years later, in late 2018, they shelled out $6.6 million for a brand-spanking-new contemporary residence in one of Pacific Palisades’ most coveted neighborhoods and then, in early in 2019, they ponied up another $6 million for the vintage 1940s Colonial next door.

Popular on Variety

More Dirt

  • Meg Ryan House

    Meg Ryan Scoops Up Stylish Montecito Estate

    A chirpy birdie recently got in touch to let the proverbial cat out of the bag, and property records do indeed now suggest, that New York City-based film star Meg Ryan has put down some serious West Coast real estate roots with the slightly more than $5 million purchase of a newly rehabbed residence sequestered [...]

  • Calvin Harris House Los Angeles

    Calvin Harris Finally Unloads Zen-Inspired Sunset Strip Mansion

    More than four years after he first put the property up for sale, wildly successful Scottish DJ Calvin Harris has finally succeeded in unloading his sleek L.A. compound. Tucked into the lower Hollywood Hills just above the iconic Sunset Strip, the “zen-inspired” oasis features a 4,100 sq. ft. main house, a two-story detached guesthouse, and [...]

  • Jeff Zucker House New York City

    Jeff Zucker Lists New York Co-Op

    Veteran entertainment executive and CNN honcho Jeff Zucker has decided to part with his ultra-luxe cooperative unit in a handsome, prewar apartment house on a plum corner of New York City’s Upper East Side. The VIP price tag of $17.5 million is a small fortune more than the $12.3 million that tax records show the [...]

  • Luka Jones House Los Angeles

    Luka Jones’ Los Feliz City-View Perch for Sale

    Actor Luka Jones, known for his quirky roles in film and on television, is looking to shed his hillside home in Los Angeles’ Los Feliz area for not quite $1.15 million. Jones, who starred in the positively critiqued but short-lived sci-fi comedy “People of Earth” and currently portrays a sweet if slovenly and messy-bearded boyfriend [...]

  • Steven Yeun House Pasadena

    Steven Yeun Snags Pasadena Architectural

    “Walking Dead” star Steven Yeun has upgraded his residential circumstances in Los Angeles with the nearly $3.3 million purchase of a mid-century architectural in a hilly neighborhood of affluent Pasadena. All but invisible behind a high wall, secured gates and a visually impenetrable wall of foliage, the bilevel residence spans more than 3,600 square feet [...]

  • Luc Besson Charlton Heston House Beverly

    Luc Besson Seeks $14.9 Million for Charlton Heston's Longtime Estate

    For only the second time since it was commissioned in 1959, the former Los Angeles compound of the late Hollywood icon Charlton Heston has popped up for sale. Designed by modernist architect William S. Beckett, the Oscar-winning “Ben-Hur” star lived in the strikingly angular house for nearly a half-century, until his 2008 death. Tucked high [...]

  • Nile Niami House Los Angeles

    Lender Takes Over Nile Niami's $38 Million Opus Estate, Plots to Resell

    Earlier this week, Nile Niami announced he had sold his infamous Opus estate in Beverly Hills. Originally listed at $100 million, the 20,000 sq. ft. mega-mansion went for “about $40 million” in a deal involving both the property and various pricey accessories, which were sold separately. The total value of the transaction, according to Niami — [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content