Saturday, June 16, 2007
Michael Weithorn Cashing Out of Malibu
SELLER: Michael and Lisa Weithorn
LOCATION: Cliffside Drive, Malibu, CA
SIZE: 7 bedrooms, 8 bathrooms
DESCRIPTION: Cliffside Drive contemporary estate on over 1 acre of perfectly manicured lanscaped grounds. Warm and inviting living spaces offering only the finest materials and detials throughout. Four bedroom main house and 3 bedroom detached guest house. Enteretain or simply relax by the oceanside pool and spa while taking in the breathtaking vistas of the apx 196 feet of frontage. Complete privacy and located at the end of this exclusive cul-de-sac street. Deeded beach rights.
YOUR MAMAS NOTES: We have included a few more photos of this house than we ordinarily do because, well, we like this house more than we ordinarily like the houses we post here.
Mister Weithorn may not be a household name, but he's made a significant amount of money bringing the show The King of Queens to households across the world for the better part of 9 years. Not only did Weithorn write 80 or so episodes, he also acted as an executive producer and creative consultant for a fair number of those episodes. Children, just imagine the syndication royalties that are coming this man's way. Think about it. Your mama can not turn on the boob toob without seeing re-run after re-run of this show, so you know the show is minting mad syndication money.
Mister Weithorn and his wifey Lisa purchased this 1.16 acre Point Dume property in September 2000 for just $3,975,000 according to property records. While the couple kept the original ocean side swimming pool, it appears the proceeded to knock down at least a majority of the existing house and build this contemporary structure in it's place. Records indicate the total re-do, re-build was completed in 2004.
We admit the rear facade vaguely, but regrettably, resembles a resort hotel. And there is no directs access to the beach as the property sits high on a sheer cliff above the Pacific Ocean. none the less, we the think this house ranks at the top of those that we've been discussing lately. It's not so much the architecture that we're digging, but the stellar work of the decorator who worked some serious magic with the interiors using smooth and sophisticated color palette of white, sand, champagne, and sun blasted blues. Don't forget to look at the pricey and gorgeous abstract paintings as well.
We fucking love it. It's far more house and property than Your Mama would want to take care of, but we love it so much we're not even going to keep commenting on and gushing over the place. We have grown somewhat weary of the rich and famous with tasteless houses, so with this one we're just going to sit back quietly and let all the children behold how the very rich and tasteful live up in Malee-boo.
We have no idea where the Weithorns are going, but property records show they own a quadruplex in Manhattan Beach, purchased in 2000 for $3,975,000, as well as the 3,795 square foot, 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom house on Mandeville Canyon Road in Brentwood they purchased in 1995 for $1,212,000. Your Mama does not imagine they'll be decamping to either of these properties, but we can all sleep like babies at night knowing that the Weithorns will surely end up some place spectacular.