Playboy mansion sold for over $100 million

Los Angeles, June 7 (IANS) Playboy boss Hugh Hefner has reportedly sold the Playboy mansion for over $100 million.

The Holmby Hills estate — owned by Playboy Enterprises — has been bought by Daren Metropoulos, who lives next door to the property, reports tmz.com.

Hugh had put the estate on the market for $200 million. While the sale price has not been revealed, it is claimed it went for over $100 million.

The buyer has agreed to allow the 90-year-old media mogul to remain in the property until he dies.

Daren, whose father is billionaire C. Dean Metropoulos, bought the home next door to the Playboy mansion here for $18 million in 2009.

The Playboy mansion has 22 rooms including a wine cellar, a screening room, a games room, a tennis and basketball court, a waterfall and a swimming pool area.

It also houses the Playboy magazine offices in a separate wing.

The 21,987 square feet Gothic-Tudor style home sits on 5.3 acre and was designed by Arthur R. Kelly in 1927.

Hugh currently lives in the Los Angeles mansion with his wife Crystal Harris, 30.

–IANS

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