It is the most expensive home sold in this area of California. It was built in 1918 by architect Charles Sumner Green, a pioneer of the American Arts and Crafts movement.
Brad Pitt opened his wallet: paid $40 million purchase the historic DL James home, known as the Seaward, overlooking California’s stunning central coastline.
It’s one of his long list of properties, and the 1918 home is the most expensive ever sold in this part of California.
DL James House was designed by architect Charles Sumner Green, known as pioneer of the American Arts and Crafts movement.
The house was built from local sandstone and granite, with a Mediterranean-style tiled roof, arched windows and panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean.
The property is named after its first owner, writer Daniel Lewis James, who published his writings under the pseudonym Danny Santiago.
Before Brad Pitt bought it, it was owned by Searock, a limited liability company associated with the late Chicago financier Joe Ritchie and his wife, Sharon Ritchie.
The area where the house is located, Carmel by the Sea, first became popular with Hollywood heavyweights when Clint Eastwood he became mayor of the city in a landslide election in 1986. The 92-year-old actor and director still resides in the area.
Brad Pitt is not a new resident in the area. He already has a $5 million beach house in Goleta, which he bought in 2000. being married to Jennifer Aniston.