Less than two months after she put her all-white Malibu residence up for sale — following the purchase of an elegant new Austin home — award-winning actress Emma Stone has already handed the keys to her renovated midcentury ranch-style house directly overlooking Las Tunas Beach to a new owner.
Records indicate the buyer is David Cooley — longtime owner of The Abbey Food & Bar, one of the best-known establishments in West Hollywood — who forked over $4.4 million for the place, or nearly $1.2 million more than the “Cruella” and “La La Land” star paid for the unchanged property barely four years ago, back in May 2018.
Nestled on a two-parcel lot spanning 3.2 acres of steep and lushly landscaped hillside land that drops all the way down to the edge of Pacific Coast Highway, the single-level house was built in 1958 and has since been renovated. Inside, three bedrooms and two baths are packed into just under 1,800 square feet of sun-drenched living space boasting floor-to-ceiling windows and skylights throughout, plus sweeping coastline views from almost every vantage point.
Especially standing out is a fireside living room sporting doors opening to an al fresco dining area and a large terrace peering over the Pacific, along with an updated galley-style kitchen outfitted with stone countertops, an eat-in peninsula, high-end stainless appliances and a small breakfast nook.
Other highlights include a master retreat adorned with a fireplace and glass sliders spilling out to a private ocean-view patio, as well as a spa-like bath equipped with a wet room that flows seamlessly to the outdoors, and features a soaking tub and shower. Topping it all off is an attached two-car garage, which is currently being used as a game room/office area/recreation space.
Aside from her now-sold beach house and new Texas mansion, Stone also maintains a posh New York City apartment and a relatively humble bungalow in L.A.’s Westwood neighborhood, the latter of which has long been occupied by her mother.