Actress Annie Potts impressed critics and filmgoers in the 1980's with plenty of popular roles in films including “Pretty in Pink”, “Ghostbusters”, and “Crimes of Passion”. Now, Potts' six-bedroom, five-bathroom Spanish Hacienda-style Tarzana mansion is garnering plenty of real estate admirers of its own.
With a price tag of $6,495,000, this 6,481-square-foot home sits on a private 1.5-acre lot, complete with a spacious swimming pool, a full-size tennis court, and peaceful outdoor sitting areas.
Potts' impressive estate, originally constructed in 1934, sits in the Tarzana neighborhood outside of Los Angeles. Buyers looking to gain a true connection with Southern California history will love the home's traditional plaster walls, majestic hardwood features, curved archways, exposed wooden beam ceilings, and custom-designed ceramic tile-work. There are also multiple fireplaces scattered throughout the house, as well as custom lighting fixtures and a roomy two-car garage.
Culinary enthusiasts will love the home's gourmet kitchen, designed with even the most intensive cooking needs in mind. Adorned with gleaming white and blue ceramic tiles, and a yellow tile backsplash, the kitchen's bright and colorful appearance isn't its only draw. It also comes complete with a slew of professional appliances like a gas-powered oversized range top, multiple ovens, and a tiled ventilation system. The room's island is home to a large stainless-steel sink and plenty of counter space for meal preparation.
For anyone who wants to enjoy Southern California's comfortable climate, the estate's private outdoor areas offer the ideal setting. With multiple sitting areas, including an elevated tree house-style deck, overlooking the ornate courtyard and pool area, there is no shortage of relaxing views. The grounds also house a fenced-in full-size tennis court and a reflecting fountain and pond.
Annie Potts has had an impressive acting career spanning nearly forty years, since making her first big-screen appearance alongside Mark Hamill of Star Wars fame in the 1978 MGM film “Corvette Summer”. Since then, she has appeared in over thirty films and worked on dozen's in television shows, most popularly “Designing Women”, “Dangerous Minds”, and “Any Day Now”. In early 2014, Potts took over the role of Berthe in the revival of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical “Pippin”.