Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo Purchase Historic Montecito Residence for $22.7 Million
It’s been an enormous week for Montecito, California: First, the low-key, celeb-loved Santa Barbara County neighborhood served because the backdrop for brand new residents Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s groundbreaking interview with Oprah (coincidentally, additionally a Montecito native), and now, yet one more starry couple has made their means up the coast from Los Angeles. In line with Dust, Adam Levine and Behati Prinsloo lately closed on the El Miraval property, a sprawling compound that dates again virtually a century.
The Maroon 5 frontman and the supermodel reportedly paid $22.7 million for the virtually 5.2-acre property, which is the work of famous architect George Washington Smith, who championed the Spanish Colonial Revival fashion in and round Santa Barbara within the early twentieth century. The villa-style principal home holds 5 of the property’s 9 bedrooms, together with a principal suite with a non-public terrace overlooking the meticulously maintained grounds and, within the distance, the Pacific Ocean.
Elsewhere within the 12,000-square-foot principal construction are a sequence of huge residing and eating areas adorned with darkish wooden–beamed ceilings and saltillo tile flooring, a chef’s kitchen with an enormous wood-topped middle island, and a movie show and wine cellar. The home leads out to a number of lined and uncovered patio areas for out of doors eating and, throughout the plush grounds, a placing inexperienced, tennis court docket, and swimming pool. Different constructions on the property embody a two-bedroom guesthouse, a one-bedroom backyard cottage, and a indifferent five-car storage that holds another visitor bed room.
Levine and Prinsloo are additionally the homeowners of a equally sizable property within the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of L.A. They bought that 3.1-acre, 16,000-square-foot house from Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck for $32 million in an off-market deal in 2019.