Brad Wilk, the drummer of Rage Against the Machine, is now on the real estate beat. He’s listed the Santa Monica, CA, home he owned with his estranged wife, Selene Vigil-Wilk, for $6.5 million.
The couple, who have been married since 2005, are reportedly in divorce proceedings.
That leaves their lovely European-style estate, built in 2004, up for grabs. The couple picked up the home in 2005 for $3.5 million, realtor.com® records show.
Completely secluded behind a gated entry, the updated five-bedroom, six-bathroom floor plan covers 6,138 square feet and is just blocks from the beach.
The entry has high ceilings and leads into a light-filled interior, with refinished walnut floors, Italian travertine marble, wrought-iron detailing, and custom lighting.
On the main floor, the layout includes a formal dining room, living room, and family room, all with tall French doors that open to outdoor living spaces.
A bright kitchen and adjoining breakfast nook contain Viking appliances and a large island.
Upstairs, the master bedroom overlooks manicured grounds, and includes a spalike bath and three walk-in closets. Three more bedrooms with bathrooms can be found on the upper floor.
The finished basement level has a game room and gym, and opens out to an outdoor terrace, for easy entertaining.
The private, outdoor space includes areas for outdoor dining and lounging, as well as a grassy lawn.
A detached, two-car garage completes the offering.
The desirable neighborhood offers proximity to cafés, shops, restaurants, parks, and the beach.
The couple also owned a rockin’ Malibu beach house, which they listed back in 2012. The structure, perched on a hill, offered ocean views, two beds, three bathrooms, and a loft office. It came on the market for $2.7 million. They reportedly purchased the retreat in 2003 for $1.9 million.
The 52-year-old musician co-founded the band Rage Against the Machine. He has also played with the supergroup Audioslave, and toured with Juliette Lewis’ band. Vigil-Wilk was lead singer for the band 7 Year Bitch.
David Yun with Compass holds the listing.