Frances Bean Cobain, 29-year-old visual artist and occasional model daughter of Hole singer Courtney Love and famed Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain, has left the building.
Not even two years ago, the grunge rock heiress shelled out $1.996 million for an original circa 1926 hillside Spanish home in a secluded Hollywood Hills neighborhood known as the Hollywood Knolls.
Since then, she’s been romantically involved with professional skateboarder Riley Hawk, also the offspring of a legend in his field – he’s the eldest child of skateboarding legend Tony “Birdman” Hawk, and decided that she no longer wanted the Hollywood Hills house she had recently purchased; First listed last year at just under $2.5 million, the circa-1926 home sold at a small profit, for $2.29 million.
Sitting on nearly a third of an acre, cleared of belongings and staged for the selling process, the not-quite-3,000-square-foot multi-level home sits on a long, firming hike up the hillside. wooded from street level two -car garage. The main residence has three bedrooms and two and a half bathrooms, while a unique adjoining three-level guest house with private entrance offers another bedroom and bathroom, spacious living room, full kitchen and a secluded private patio.
Although the dingy tiles on the guest house kitchen floor have been replaced with mint blue hexagonal tiles, it seems Cobain has made few aesthetic changes to the interior spaces, which feature cottony white walls, arched doorways and, in the living room, a fireplace. and roughly hewn, dark wooden beams on the ceiling. A patio next to the living room offers a beautiful view of the treetops.
With black cabinets and trendy brass fixtures, the open concept kitchen is open at each end to a dining area. Mullioned casement windows provide leafy views from one of the dining areas, while the other, flooded with light from a few skylights, leads to patio doors to a flat, grassy courtyard with views over serene.
The list was owned by Laura Kay at Compass; the buyer was represented in the deal by Todd Henricks, also at Compass.
Cobain, who controls the publicity rights to his father’s name and likeness and, upon his 2017 divorce from musician Isaiah Silver, reportedly earns more than $100,000 a month, mostly from royalties related to Cobain’s estate. her father, previously owned another vintage Spanish-style home in the foothills just above Hollywood for which she paid $1.825 million in 2011, the year after inheriting part of his estate father, and sold in 2018 for $2.331 million.