Alex Rodriguez just sold his Hollywood Hills mansion at a loss — take a look inside the $4.4 million ‘experimental’ home he bought from Meryl Streep

Alex Rodriguez sold his Hollywood Hills home at a slight loss.

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Alex Rodriguez sold his Hollywood Hills home at a slight loss.
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Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez’s engagement is unsurprisingly changing the couple’s real estate portfolio.

According to Mansion Global‘s sources, A-Rod sold his Hollywood Hills home to an unknown buyer for $4.4 million in a sale finalized earlier this month. He first listed the home last November for $6.5 million and eventually lowered the asking price to $5.25 million in March. The retired baseball pro was repped by Carl Gambino from Westside Estate Agency in the sale.

Rodriguez purchased the property from Meryl Streep in 2014 for $4.8 million, meaning that he offloaded the property at a slight loss.

Keep reading for a look inside the midcentury modern home.


1514 Rising Glen Road is located in an exclusive Los Angeles neighborhood near the famous Sunset Boulevard.

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Hollywood Hills is just north of Beverly Hills.
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It was originally built in 1954 as part of an architectural research program conducted by the architectural firm Honnold & Rex and commissioned by Architectural Products magazine. Also called the Honnold & Rex Research Houses, the “experimental” homes were built using new materials and design methods.

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The street view of the home.
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The home was later remodeled in the 1980s by award-winning architect and designer Xorin Balbes.

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The backyard.
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Indoor-outdoor living is at the heart of the midcentury modern home. There is an expansive patio, a heated pool, a spa, an outdoor fireplace …

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… and another indoor one.

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The living area.
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There are also floor-to-ceiling windows keeping the space open and airy.

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The living area.
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The open layout is perfect for entertaining.

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The dining room.
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The kitchen features state-of-the-art appliances, including a climate-controlled wine cellar.

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The master bedroom also gets plenty of natural light …

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The master bedroom.
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… and opens up to a master bath with a sizable shower.

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All guest bedrooms, along with the master bedroom, are located on the second floor.

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One of two guest rooms.
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Even the home office gets a view of the backyard.

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The home office.
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Anthony Barcelo

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According to Mansion Global, Rodriguez and Lopez are reportedly interested in purchasing a larger home together for their family.

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Anthony Barcelo

Source: Mansion Global