Brie Larson Buys Two New Homes in Malibu and Woodland Hills

Joyce Chen

Just months after selling off her home in L.A.’s Laurel Canyon for $2.17 million, Brie Larson is bolstering her real estate portfolio with the purchase of two new homes—one on a Malibu hillside and the other tucked into the more residential neighborhood of Woodland Hills.

The Malibu home, which was originally built in 1956, underwent a sizable remodel with the previous owner, who turned the midcentury cottage into more of a modern wood-and-stone oasis. The exterior remains largely the same, however: The yellow-painted one-story home spans 2,100 square feet and features a long brick driveway that leads to a motor court and courtyard filled with succulents and Italian cypresses. Inside, the common living area is open-concept, with formal living and dining areas both lined with an entire wall of glass windows and/or sliders. Stone floors and wooden exposed-beam ceilings give the spaces a warm, welcoming vibe. The kitchen, located just off the main living area, features custom cabinetry and a cozy nook for more informal dining. Two guest bedrooms share a guest bathroom; elsewhere in the home, the master suite is the picture of California elegance, with a sitting area, a walk-in closet, an earth-toned bathroom with a deep-soaking tub and separate double-headed glass-enclosed shower, and glass sliders that open out onto the sunny patio. A swimming pool—with diving board—complete the home’s offerings.

Larson’s new Woodland Hills home, which is located decidedly more inland, was originally built in 1965 but was recently torn down and rebuilt. The two-story traditional-style house spans 3,583 square feet and features five bedrooms and four bathrooms, with a garage that can easily fit up to three cars. The exterior of the home, which is clad in a soft gray wood siding, opens through a charming white wooden front door to reveal ebony hardwood floors and dove gray walls with white trim. A main living area features a wall of French sliding glass doors that opens onto the sunlit backyard, as well as modern fireplaces on either end of the expansive common living area. A formal dining area is sandwiched between two distinct living spaces, while the brightly lit kitchen is tucked toward the front of the home.

Up a flight of stairs are the five bedrooms, including the master suite, which boasts a high ceiling, a distinct sitting area, and a master bathroom with a modern deep-soaking tub and not one, but two separate marble-topped vanities. Out back, the swimming pool and spa anchor the expansive backyard. Other features include a wooden deck with an elevated fire pit, a hot tub, and a gazebo—all connected via sets of stone steps and a water feature.

Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest