Legendary basketball player Shaquille O’Neal lived in the house at 501 John Street in Manhattan Beach. Major League Baseball pitcher Ken Brett once lived there as well. Most recently, Danny Zuker, the executive producer of beloved television comedy Modern Family, owned the luxurious, 5,725-square-foot home.
Now the house is on to its next owners – no word yet on their celebrity status – as Zuker and his wife, noted photographer Annette Lombardi, recently sold the five-bedroom house for $10.5 million.
Nestled in the exclusive west side of the city’s Hill neighborhood, just a stroll from the beach and the superb restaurants and shopping of downtown Manhattan Beach, the three-level house enjoys views of the ocean and Palos Verde. Designed for entertaining, the property includes a pool and spa, built-in BBQ, circular fire pit, and pool house. The home’s style blends West Coast relaxation with French countryside elegance and boasts luxurious details throughout, including white oak and stone floors and bespoke cabinetry.
The master suite is a true escape, featuring a large stone fireplace, and a luxurious bathroom with a soaking tub and steam shower. And two fully equipped home offices allow residents to enjoy their home even when at work.