Matt Damon’s zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

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The actor is ready to part ways with his Pacific Palisades digs, a Zen-inspired architectural gem with striking features and Instagram-worthy interiors.

Moving to New York City

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

As part of his plan of leaving Los Angeles and moving his family to the Big Apple, Matt Damon has now listed his Pacific Palisades home for sale. And he’s hoping to cash in big from the sale, asking $21 million for the Zen-inspired contemporary home set in one of LA’s most desirable neighborhoods.

An architectural masterpiece

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

Recently listed with Eric Haskell, an agent with celebrity real estate brokerage The Agency, Matt Damon’s house is an architectural masterpiece with seven bedrooms, 10 baths, tons of distinct design features and some pretty extraordinary amenities.

A record-breaking sale

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

The Academy Award-winning actor will be trading all this for a 6,000-square-foot penthouse in Brooklyn, New York, having broken records last year by paying $16.745 million for the top floor unit of a famous former hotel, The Standish.

Contemporary masterpiece

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

Designed by award-winning architect Grant Kirkpatrick, founding partner of leading-edge design studio KAA Design Group, Matt Damon’s house is an extraordinary contemporary home that showcases masterful craftmanship throughout its 13,508-square-foot interiors.

Striking features

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

With a modern-yet-timeless design, the house is anchored by a breathtaking atrium with 35-foot mahogany vaulted ceilings. The interiors are bathed in natural light and mix warm wood elements with natural stone, giving the whole space an inviting, relaxing vibe. Other striking features that deserve a shout-out: clerestory windows and glass walls that fuse the indoors with the outdoor areas.

Chef’s kitchen

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

The family room opens to the magnificent chef’s kitchen with custom mahogany cabinetry, Bluestone countertops and stainless steel Viking, Wolf and Miele appliances. The kitchen then opens to the expansive backyard retreat (but more on that in a minute).

Celebrity-worthy features

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

All in all, Matt Damon’s soon-to-be former Los Angeles abode packs seven bedrooms and 10 baths across 13,508 square feet of space. The primary suite comes with its own private terrace, dual dressing rooms, massage room and a spa-style bath with soaking tub and expansive shower. Pretty much every room offers leafy property and treetop views, adding an extra note of serenity to this wonderfully Zen-inspired home.

Home amenities

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

Most celebrity homes tend to outdo themselves when it comes to amenities and bonus rooms and Matt Damon’s house is no exception. Interior amenities include a game room, bar, office, gym, plush media room, staff quarters and wine storage and tasting room. And that’s just what you’ll find inside the house.

Zen and relaxation

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

Outside, the modern home has quite a few amenities that invite calm and relaxation (perfectly in tune with the rest of the house), including an expansive pool, spa, a cascading waterfall, koi pond and Hawaiian-inspired Lanai with a covered lounge and alfresco dining terrace. To appeal to the little ones — Damon is a father of four — there’s also a nice children’s play area.

Moving to Brooklyn

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

The Academy Award-winning actor, who is starring in the highly anticipated Ridley Scott-directed “The Last Duel” (to be released this year), will soon be leaving Los Angeles behind. The move has long been planned, with Damon and wife Luciana Bozán Barroso having purchased a Brooklyn Heights penthouse two years ago for a record-breaking price.

Extravagant penthouse

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

The couple paid $16.745 million for a six-bedroom, 6,201-square-foot penthouse at The Standish, a historically significant converted building that was originally built in 1903 as a Beaux Arts hotel. At the time, Damon’s purchase set a new record for the borough, making him the owner of the most expensive property ever sold in Brooklyn.

A rare New York luxury

Matt Damon's zen LA home hits the market at $21 million

Despite the fact that the penthouse consists of several units merged for extra space, the actor will be downsizing considerably. And the loss in square footage is matched by a significant downgrade in outdoor space — though it’s worth noting that Matt Damon’s new home does have an expansive terrace, a rarity for New York City. There’s no Zen backyard pool though, so we’re pretty sure the “Good Will Hunting” actor will, at times, miss his Pacific Palisades retreat.

This article originally appeared on FancyPantsHomes.com and was syndicated by MediaFeed.org.

Image Credits: Alexis Adams/ Fancy Pants Homes.

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