Mark Burnett, who serves as Chairman of MGM Worldwide Tv Group, is indisputably one of the profitable (and highly effective) actuality TV producers on the planet. His unprecedented success with a handful of long-running franchises like “The Voice,” “Survivor,” “Shark Tank” and “The Apprentice,” the latter three he additionally created, imply the Emmy-hoovering megaproducer and his actor spouse, “The Baxters” star Roma Downey, have pockets lots deep sufficient to personal a number of multi-million greenback oceanfront houses in Malibu, two of which they now have up for hire on the decreased however by-no-means-inexpensive wintertime price of $35,000 monthly. In line with listings held by Susan Monus at Coldwell Banker Realty, Burnett’s place, alongside one of the fascinating stretches of sand in Malibu, can be obtainable to ebook for subsequent summer time at $70,000 monthly whereas Downey’s home, contained in the hallowed gates of The Colony, can be obtainable subsequent summer time, however at the next price of $100,000 monthly.
Burnett, a nine-time Emmy winner who has taken appreciable warmth over the past handful of years for not releasing outtake tapes from “The Apprentice” that allegedly show Donald Trump making sexist and racist remarks, plunked down $four.5 million for his ocean-front dwelling in 2004, three years earlier than he and Downey had been married in a ceremony officiated by Downey’s former “Touched By An Angel” star, the late and nice singer/actor Della Reese. The three-story home, described several years ago by yours really as “a clunky farrago of angular up to date structure and natural finishes with three bedrooms and 5 loos”, is available in at not fairly three,400-square-feet.
A slender stone turret stands sentry subsequent to secured vintage carved wooden gates that open to a country, stone walled courtyard anchored by a large stone fire. Inside, roomy, bi-level dwelling and eating areas, furnished with loads of Shabby Chic-y white slipcovered sofas, showcase reclaimed wood flooring and a barn’s price of hand-chiseled wooden beams. There’s a hearth set right into a stacked stone wall, and large banks of full-height glass doorways fold open to a deck with a frameless glass railing that permits for a thrillingly unobstructed view over the water. The kitchen is giant with high-end home equipment and there’s a second lounge on the decrease stage that spills out to a wrap-around deck that cantilevers over the sand with direct seaside entry.
Visitor bedrooms are easy, beachy and ethereal with vaulted ceilings, whereas the primary bed room is an oceanfront retreat full with a non-public sitting room, a wood-beamed cathedral ceiling and a stone fire. French doorways result in a small deck from which there are the precise form of 180-degree ocean and shoreline views that compel well-heeled short-term renters to shell out a whopping $35,000 a month in hire.
Downey’s place in The Colony, a Cape Cod cottage she scooped up in 1999, lengthy earlier than she and Burnett coupled up, value her virtually $three.7 million and spans simply over three,800 sq. ft. Relaxed and comfy with tons of white slipcovered furnishings, sea-glass impressed this-and-thats and a mountain of vintage (or faux-distressed) tables and chairs, the comfortable seaside hideaway options heat honey-toned wood flooring and uncovered wooden beams throughout the ceilings. The primary dwelling and eating house has an attention-grabbing whitewashed arched fire as its focus, and the easy, up-to-date galley kitchen features a built-in breakfast banquette that comfortably seats eights. The 5 bedrooms and 4 loos embrace a secluded one-bed/one-bath suite for visitors or workers together with a sprawling ocean-facing proprietor’s suite with two sitting areas plus an workplace house, a hearth and a non-public deck.
Between the home and the seaside, a bi-level yard features a built-in grill and heated eating terrace subsequent to a plunge-sized swimming pool, a coveted function not all that widespread in oceanfront houses. Just a few steps up from the pool, a large sunbathing deck has commanding, up-close views of the seaside and the ceaselessly pounding surf.
The Downey-Burnetts, who described themselves in a 2019 New Yorker profile as “The noisiest Christians in Hollywood,” have lengthy made their main dwelling in Malibu a relaxed but grandly proportioned East Coast conventional set on a excessive buff above fashionable, picturesque and fearsomely dear Paradise Cove. They picked up the place about 15 years in the past for $25 million from late leisure business polymath and high-end home flipper Sandy Gallin.