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Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom Buy LA's Lovely Moorcrest

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Goofball Lonely Islander and SNL alumn Andy Samberg and his harp-wielding wife Joanna Newsom have closed on Moorcrest, the famed 1920s L.A. mansion where Mary Astor and Charlie Chaplin once lived. The couple picked up the four-bedroom, six-bathroom potpourri of Moorish, Gothic, and Art Nouveau styling for $6.25M, though it wasn't listed on the open market. Designed by architect Marie Russak Hotchener, the 6,432-square-foot stunner was once part of the Krotona Colony, a group within the Theosophist Society that tried to build themselves a utopian community in Beachwood Canyon. Last sold for $900K in 1999, it was listed in 2006 for $9.989M, and again in late 2007 for $7.475M. Head over to Curbed LA for more on its star studded-history, and hit the gallery below for a detailed look at the off-the-charts lovely results of a recent restoration. We're talking stained-glass windows, marble and copper baseboards, hand-painted frescos, and elaborate tile mosaics:


· 41 Photos Inside Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom's Mindblowing Moorcrest Estate [Curbed LA]
·Andy Samberg and Joanna Newsom Buy the Famous Moorcrest [Curbed LA]
· 6147 Temple Hill Drive [Zillow]