Eight-bedroom LA mansion belonging to late radio star Casey Kasem hits the market for $39.7 million

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An eight-bedroom property belonging to late radio DJ Casey Kasem has hit the market for a whopping $37.9 million. 

The sprawling 2.5 acre property is situated in the ritzy Los Angeles neighborhood of Holmby Hills – only a stone’s throw from Hugh Hefner’s Playboy mansion. 

The 12,000-square-foot mansion was constructed again in the Fifties, earlier than it was purchased  by Kasem and his second spouse, Jean, in the mid-Eighties. 

The Classical Revival-style dwelling, which includes a entrance fountain, columns and rounded porticos, was later reworked by the couple. 

The pair added dozens of French doorways, a coronary heart formed swimming pool and life-size statues – all impressed by their ‘glamorous’ journeys to Europe.  

‘We cherished to journey and keep in accommodations, and an concept of a European château was very interesting to us,’ Jean advised The Wall Street Journal earlier this week. 

Kasem – who hosted ‘American Top 40’ – handed away again in 2014 at the age of 82, abandoning an estimated fortune of $80 million. 

An eight-bedroom property belonging to late radio DJ Casey Kasem has hit the market for a whopping $37.9 million

The sprawling 2.5 acre property is located in the ritzy Los Angeles neighborhood of Holmby Hills - just a stone's throw from Hugh Hefner's Playboy mansion

The sprawling 2.5 acre property is situated in the ritzy Los Angeles neighborhood of Holmby Hills – only a stone’s throw from Hugh Hefner’s Playboy mansion

The 12,000-square-foot mansion was built back in the 1950s, before it was bought by Kasem and his second wife, Jean, back in the mid-1980s. Jean Kasem was locked cked in a five-year legal battle for her husband's fortune, which was finally settled at the end of 2019. Jean and Casey Kasem are pictured together in 2007

The 12,000-square-foot mansion was constructed again in the Fifties, earlier than it was purchased by Kasem and his second spouse, Jean, again in the mid-Eighties. Jean Kasem was locked cked in a five-year authorized battle for her husband’s fortune, which was lastly settled at the finish of 2019. Jean and Casey Kasem are pictured collectively in 2007 

Jean Kasem had been locked in a five-year authorized battle for her husband’s fortune, which was lastly settled at the finish of 2019.  

Kasem’s three kids from his first marriage filed a wrongful demise lawsuit towards their stepmom, claiming she mistreated their father earlier than he died. 

However, she retained management of the Los Angeles property, and has now listed it for sale with David Parnes and James Harris of The Agency.

Listing photographs present the dwelling just isn’t quick on glamour, and comes full with chandeliers, stone fireplaces and marble bogs. 

The dwelling additionally includes a plush library which options wooden paneled partitions and grooved ceilings. 

Additionally, there may be additionally loads of room for the purchaser to entertain guests, as the dwelling includes a separate visitor wing. 

Listing photos show the home is not short on glamour, complete with chandeliers, stone fireplaces and marble bathrooms. Pictured: A vestibule inside the home

Listing photographs present the dwelling just isn’t quick on glamour, full with chandeliers, stone fireplaces and marble bogs. Pictured: A vestibule inside the dwelling 

Perfect for entertaining! The home has a separate guest wing for visitors, and the kitchen is large enough to cook up a feast for those who may be staying in town

Perfect for entertaining! The dwelling has a separate visitor wing for guests, and the kitchen is giant sufficient to prepare dinner up a feast for those that could also be staying on the town 

The home features a plush library which features wood paneled walls and grooved ceilings

The dwelling includes a plush library which options wooden paneled partitions and grooved ceilings

One of the home's relaxing sitting rooms is pictured in a listing photo

One of the dwelling’s enjoyable sitting rooms is pictured in a list photograph 

The home features an opulent formal dining room where the Kasems entertained their high-profile friends over the years

The dwelling options an opulent formal eating room the place the Kasems entertained their high-profile mates over the years 

The Kasems spent more than 30 years together living at the lavish home - located just a stone's throw from Hugh Hefner's Playboy mansion

The Kasems spent greater than 30 years collectively residing at the lavish dwelling – situated only a stone’s throw from Hugh Hefner’s Playboy mansion

Luxurious LA living! This marble bathroom features a sunken bathtub which looks out onto a plasma television which is mounted to a wall above a fire place

Luxurious LA residing! This marble lavatory includes a sunken bathtub which seems to be out onto a plasma tv which is mounted to a wall above a fireplace place 

The home was remodeled by the couple. They added dozens of French doors, a heart shaped swimming pool and life-size statues - all inspired by their 'glamorous' trips to Europe

The dwelling was reworked by the couple. They added dozens of French doorways, a coronary heart formed swimming pool and life-size statues – all impressed by their ‘glamorous’ journeys to Europe

The features stunning artworks and furniture that the Kasems collected together over the years. Picture is one of the living areas which features a grand piano

The options gorgeous artworks and furnishings that the Kasems collected collectively over the years. Picture is one in every of the residing areas which includes a grand piano

The Kasems additionally made certain to maintain their backyard manicured, with well-trimmed hedges and luxurious inexperienced lawns surrounding the primary home. 

Back in the mid-200s, they added a proper backyard to the property, with fruit timber and vegetable plots. 

The couple additionally determined to usher in 1,200 white rose bushes so as to ‘gentle up the backyard at evening.’

While the dwelling additionally includes a full-size tennis court docket, maybe the most original addition is the heart-shaped swimming pool that Kasem had put in for his spouse. 

‘Casey had an affinity for hearts and would go away notes on the lavatory mirror and bedside for me with hearts,’ Jean advised The Wall Street Journal. 

The Kasems also made sure to keep their garden manicured, with well-trimmed hedges and lush green lawns surrounding the main house

The Kasems additionally made certain to maintain their backyard manicured, with well-trimmed hedges and luxurious inexperienced lawns surrounding the primary home

While the home also features a full-size tennis court, perhaps the most unique addition is the heart-shaped swimming pool that Kasem had installed for his wife

While the dwelling additionally includes a full-size tennis court docket, maybe the most original addition is the heart-shaped swimming pool that Kasem had put in for his spouse

Back in the mid-200s, they added a formal garden to the property with fruit trees and vegetable plots

Back in the mid-200s, they added a proper backyard to the property with fruit timber and vegetable plots

Kasem - who hosted 'American Top 40' - passed away back in 2014 at the age of 82, leaving behind an estimated fortune of $80 million

Kasem – who hosted ‘American Top 40’ – handed away again in 2014 at the age of 82, abandoning an estimated fortune of $80 million