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Tour Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Ferguson's beautiful home, sold to Leonardo di Caprio for $7.1m

The star has just sold his 1920s Spanish Colonial in Los Feliz...

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house
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Modern Family actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson just sold his 1928 Spanish home in Los Feliz for $7,100,000. 

According to reports, Jesse and his husband Justin Mikita sold the property to Leonardo DiCaprio, who is known to be a fan of Spanish-style properties. The couple bought the home for $4.6 million back in 2013.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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The four-bedroom, five-bathroom home, which has also been previously owned by Gwen Stefani and Robert Pattinson, is the perfect blend of contemporary and rustic, with beautiful pops of sky-blue paintwork, terracotta tiles and plant pots, and state-of-the-art finishes.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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Indeed, the trophy 1920s Spanish Colonial has been expertly renovated, upgraded and maintained to provide custom modern finishes while keeping true to the original details and character. 

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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The estate sits perched up above street level for maximum privacy, and the long driveway takes you up to a three-car garage.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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Inside, there's a two-story formal entry, a gorgeous library with soaring ceilings, stained glass windows and romantic balconies from the upstairs level looking down into the library and living room which boasts 25 ft ceilings and a beautiful stone fireplace. 

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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The eat-in chef's kitchen with breakfast nook and custom built-ins is modern yet cosy. 

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

(Image credit: Todd Goodman/Compass)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

(Image credit: Todd Goodman/Compass)

The family room converts into a media room as it is equipped with a projector and drop screen for movie nights in. 

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

(Image credit: Todd Goodman/Compass)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

(Image credit: Todd Goodman/Compass)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

(Image credit: Todd Goodman/Compass)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

(Image credit: Todd Goodman/Compass)

Almost every room has access to outdoor space, perfect for entertaining or al fresco dining. 

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

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There's a magnificent pool and spa, detached zen/meditation/yoga room, full detached pool bathroom and newly renovated observation deck with views of the city, including the Griffith Park Observatory. 

Surrounded by lush, mature landscaping, the courtyards, fountains, outdoor fireplaces and views make for the ultimate indoor/outdoor estate.

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

(Image credit: Todd Goodman/Compass)

Jesse Tyler Ferguson house

(Image credit: Todd Goodman/Compass)

Jennifer Akbari of Compass held the listing.

Who is Jesse Tyler Ferguson?

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an American actor best known for portraying Mitchell Pritchett on the sitcom smash hit how Modern Family (2009–2020), which earned him five consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series and four Screen Actors Guild Awards for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series.

He's also a successful actor on Broadway

Where will Jesse Tyler Ferguson live now?

According to Dirt, the actor has splashed out $8.7m on a luxury mansion in the star-studded area of Encino in LA's San Fernando valley.

Ruth Doherty

Ruth Doherty is an interiors writer who has worked for Homes & Gardens and Ideal Home magazines among many others.