Actress Chooses Farm Living Over Malibu Beach Home
Supermodel-actress Pamela Anderson says farm living is the life for her. Six months after placing her Malibu home on the market and moving back to her roots in Canada, her beachfront home sold for $11.8 million. The home had been listed previously for $7.75 million in 2013.
The 5,500-square-foot house in the gated Malibu Colony community had belonged to the 53-year-old star of the 1990s TV series “Baywatch” and “Home Improvement” since 2000, when she bought the property for $1.8 million. It originally held a smaller cottage that Anderson replaced with the current home.
In March, Anderson and her husband and former bodyguard Dan Hayhurst listed it with Tomer Fridman from Compass for $14.9 million and announced that they were moving back to where Anderson was born on Vancouver Island. She and Hayhurst are currently living in and renovating a six-acre farm that had belonged to Anderson’s grandmother.
According to the listing, the Malibu home has 4 bedrooms, 4.5 baths, 2752 square feet of living area on a 6,324-foot lot. Amenities include a pool with a swim-up bar area, carved closetry, a fireplace, Picasso-style tub, shower and dry sauna. The place was designed by acclaimed architect Philip Vertoch.
The property sold to Loren and Kate Kreiss of Kreiss Furniture, who were represented by Sandro Dazzan from The Agency. Their new home comes with a detached lofted guesthouse that is separated from the main property by the pool and sun deck. The house is kept away from prying eyes by a gate and a large garden of olive, orange and avocado trees.
Known for her platinum blonde hair, Anderson made frequent appearances on the cover of Playboy magazine before making her television debut as cast member Lisa on the ABC comedy series “Home Improvement,” featuring Tim Allen. She then achieved international fame with her starring role as C. J. Parker on the “Baywatch” series.
Anderson has spent the last decade-plus advocating for animal rights and leading a quiet life away from the press.
Energy-Efficient & Sustainable
Over the 20 years that Anderson spent living in the Malibu property, she renovated it to be more energy-efficient and sustainable as she evolved into a vocal environmentalist.
People magazine reports that Anderson initially listed the property in March for $14.9 million. She spent the better part of the coronavirus pandemic at her grandmother’s former property in Vancouver Island, Canada with her husband, and they even held their wedding there in a Christmas ceremony.
She’s relinquishing her beach town home to permanently reside in the country of her birth.
“It’s time I went back to my roots,” Anderson previously told People.
Listing agent Tomer Fridman of the Tomer Fridman Group told the outlet that the home’s location is in one of the most desirable places in the world.
“The Malibu market has become the destination of choice for high net worth and ultra-high net worth individuals from across the nation,” Fridman said. “Malibu Colony, in particular, is one of Los Angeles’s most important enclaves dating back to Hollywood’s heyday of ’20s glamour.”