Melanie 'Scary Spice' Brown has paid exactly $3,000,000 for a four-bedroom, 3,476-square-foothouse in Los Angeles' Hollywood Hills and has sold her longtime, three-bedroom, 2,990-square-foot house in Los Angeles' Los Feliz neighborhood for an undisclosed price.
In a Big Time Listings exclusive, we can report on Brown's sale of her home at 5656 Hill Oak Drive in Los Feliz. And although our reporting ofher purchase in the Hollywood Hills, which took place just last month, is not an exclusive, her purchase hardly is well known. We found out about Brown's purchase through our own sourcing, andsubsequently learned that only L.A. photo agency head Alec Byrne had written about it, just last week.
Builtin 1967, the home that the newly married 'Mel B' just purchased hasthree and a half baths, city-to-ocean views, a private entry, an openfloor plan, stylized doors, a gourmet kitchen, a 'fire & ice'fireplace, walls of seamless glass, a floating staircase, and a mastersuite with views, a fireplace, and an infinity spa bath, according tolisting information. The house sits on a 0.41-acre parcel, accordingto public records.
Brown's new house had been listed for $3,099,000. Brown purchased the house on August 23. Her purchase was recorded onAugust 31, according to public records.
The Hill Oak Drive house that Brown sold is in the Oaks neighborhood of Los Feliz. She purchased it in 2003 through her Lowell J. Whitman Trust for $1,495,000 after the house had been listed for $1,499,000. Built in 1955, the house has three and a half baths, a European-style kitchen, a media room and a 1,500-square-foot terrace, according to public records and listing information. The house sits on a 0.43-acre parcel, according to public records. Check out an ancient online listing sheet for the home, from just before Brown purchased it in 2003.
Records show that Brown sold the house on Hill Oak Drive on July 2. The sale, which was to someone who is not a celebrity, was recorded on July 24, according to public records.
Brown also owns a loft in a building in downtown L.A. Records show that she paid $865,000 in August 2005 to purchase a 1,778-square-footcondominium unit in the artsy-loft Toy Factory building at 1855 S.Industrial Street in downtown L.A., according to public records.