Ant Anstead, host of “Movie star IOU: Joyride,” is reportedly rushing away from his coastal cottage in Laguna Seashore, CA. The three-bedroom, two-bath abode is on the market for $3,300,000.
Anstead, a automotive nut, purchased the house for $2.8 million in 2021, a few 12 months after his break up from Christina Haack of HGTV’s “Flip or Flop,” in accordance with Individuals journal.
The 1,968-square-foot cottage was inbuilt 1929 and sits on a 6,925-square-foot lot above Woods Cove. It options views of Catalina Island and the coast.
The cottage spans two ranges, with a kitchen and residing area on every ground, and may very well be arrange as a rental property.
“The entry second with its breathtaking ceiling makes this property very particular,” Azita Sadeghi of Compass, who’s representing the itemizing, tells Realtor.com®. “My hope is the house is preserved for an additional century in all its glory as a nod to this very particular and historic seaside neighborhood.”
The classic property does characteristic some updates, together with the second-level kitchen. There’s now a farmhouse-style sink, Wolf vary, open shelving, skylights, and butcher block counter tops. Each loos characteristic free-standing tubs for a luxe ambiance.
The considerate updates additionally sought to protect the unique wooden flooring and board-and-batten partitions all through the cottage.
The vaulted and beamed ceiling within the second-level front room provides an open aesthetic and a sense of spaciousness.
Outdoors, there are stone patios with seating areas. A indifferent two-car storage is included with the itemizing.
‘Charming and genuine’
The city of about 23,000 residents hugs the Pacific Coast and boasts a quaint village inside strolling distance. Properties right here have a median itemizing worth of $3,395,000, so Anstead’s cottage is true in that candy spot.
“Discovering an enthralling and genuine Laguna Seashore residence is de facto arduous to search out,” says Sadeghi. “You don’t actually see this kind of cottage as of late. Discovering one with an ideal plot [with an] established entrance yard that additionally oozes character is even rarer as improvement in Laguna continues at [a fast] tempo.”
After Anstead and Haack break up in 2020, after 21 months of marriage, Haack dumped the Newport Seashore, CA, home that they shared and renovated collectively. It was ultimately bought for $5,300,000.
Haack additionally bought her postdivorce pad in Orange County, CA, for $11.5 million—simply eight months after she purchased it for $10.3 million, in accordance with the New York Submit. She’s since picked up a complicated property in Newport Seashore.
Anstead was co-host of “Wheeler Sellers,” which aired on the Discovery Channel within the U.Ok. and MotorTrend within the U.S.