Singer paid $19.3m for property in starstudded Hidden Hills neighbourhood last April The estate is tucked away in the gated community of Hidden Hills and features an orange basketball court.
The estate is tucked away in the gated community of Hidden Hills and features an orange basketball court.
Madonna has listed her California mansion for $26m a little more than a year after buying it from the R&B singer the Weeknd. The singer song writer paid $19.3m for the property located 20 miles from Los Angeles in the starstudded Hidden Hills neighbourhood in April 2021.
Madonna paid $19.3m for the property. Photograph AFPGetty The 12500 sq ft home has nine bedrooms a two storey wall of windows an infinity saltwater pool and spa and an orange basketball court. The Weeknd whose real name is Abel Tesfaye was the homes first owner and paid $18.2m for the property in 2017. The Blinding Lights singer originally listed the mansion which has a climate controlled glass wine cellar a theatre room and a fivecar garage for $25m in 2020. But after 10 months on the market Madonna snapped it up for almost $6m less. The Weeknd has since moved to a $70m property in Bel Air.
View of the interior with sofas looking out on to a pool.
The estate has a total of nine bedrooms and 11 bathrooms. Photograph GRBYThe Grosby Group Backgrid
The property is located in 1.2 hectares 3 acres of land accessible via a guarded gate and includes a barn a gym and a dance studio. Madonna has listed the house with the Beverly Hills Estates which represented the singer when she bought the property last April. The agency describes the main house as sitting at the end of an olive treelined driveway with a storybook bridge a great room with an indoor outdoor bar and adjoining outdoor living room and a formal dining room with a fireplace.
Interior of the house
The gated Hidden Hills community is a favourite neighbourhood for some of Hollywoods biggest names including the Kardashians. The Canadian hiphop star Drake recently sold a pair of houses in the area to Matthew Stafford the quarterback of the LA Rams NFL football team for $11m. Last year Madonna announced a lucrative career spanning deal with her original record label Warner Music in which her fourdecade catalogue of hits including Papa Dont Preach and Like a Virgin will be re released over the coming years.