Billy Joel snatches home sale from Jaws of defeat
Billy Joel is movin’ out after the singer-songwriter sold his Hamptons beach home and told everyone about it.
The Long Island property had been on and off the market for five years.
Purchased from actor Roy 'Jaws' Scheider in 2007, the 5,500-square-foot home has four bedrooms, seven baths, four fireplaces and 180-degree ocean views through its glass walls. The property also includes 145 feet of wide sandy beach. It sold just under the listing price of $19.95 million.
Not to be outdone, country & western star Kenny Rogers, who has sold more than 85 million records, has now put his two-year redo and design project estate in North Buckhead, Atlanta on the market for around $5m.
Rogers has bought, restored and sold several of his homes in Georgia where he lives with his wife, Wanda, and their twin 10-year-old sons. The 11,964-square-foot home is in a sought after neighborhood of Atlanta and has 22 rooms including six bedrooms, twelve baths, Palladian windows, an elevator, 10 fireplaces, a home theater and a Roman spa.
(Details courtesy of that nice man Terry from TopTenRealEstateDeals.com)