Actress and comedienne Nicole Sullivan, who appeared for six seasons (1995-2001) on the sketch comedy series "MADtv" and for four seasons (2001-2005) on the sitcom “The King of Queens,” has paid $1,810,000 to purchase a very secluded, five-bedroom, 2,494-square-foot house in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Hills. The Northwestern University alum and expectant mother also has listed her two-bedroom house above Laurel Canyon in the Hollywood Hills for $1,295,000.

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In a Big Time Listings exclusive, we can report that Sullivan, 36, has upgraded her housing situation by buying the restored and remodeled, French Normandy-style house at 3001 Passmore Drive through her Spooty Spotty Trust, according to public records. Built in 1926, the house had been listed for $2,195,000 and later was reduced to $1,799,000, according to public records and listing information. It sits behind gates on more than two-thirds of an acre, across multiple lots, and offers views of mountains, canyons, city lights, the Griffith Park Observatory and the Hollywood sign, according to listing information. The grounds include flat and rolling lawns, terraced gardens, mature oak trees, stone patios, a private pool and pool deck with a secluded spa, a one-bedroom guesthouse, and a separate studio above the two-car garage that has a fireplace and a bath with a sauna, according to listing information.
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1.jpg2.jpg3.jpg4.jpg Inside Sullivan's new house are three and a half baths, formal living and dining rooms, hardwood floors, cove ceilings, picture windows, French doors, a kitchen with a service entrance, a family room, an office, a laundry room, and a basement with plenty of storage, according to listing information. Check out the website for the house here.
The two-bedroom house that Sullivan is selling, at 2651 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, is one that she purchased in August 2000 through her Spooty Spotty Trust for $465,000, according to public records. Built in 1912, the two-story, 1,678-square-foot house is at the end of a long driveway and has 1.5 baths, recently redone hardwood floors, a large dining room, a large deck off the master bedroom, a top-of-the-line alarm system, and a master bath with a tumbled travertine, custom granite counter with a dual vanity and a stone shower and glass enclosure that has a door to the outside, according to public records and listing information. Other features include a large sectional living room with bay windows and a wood-burning fireplace adorned with a 42-inch high-definition plasma TV. The more than 0.80-acre parcel has thousands of square feet of flagstone patios, an outdoor spa--including a seven-person Jacuzzi and a grand brick fireplace--and a coyote-proof fence for dogs, according to listing information and public records. Check out the house's listing sheet--with plenty of photos--here, here.