Playboy Mansion Sold to the Guy Next Door for $100 Million
Posted: Monday, June 6, 2016 – 6:40 PM
The Playboy Mansion has sold and Hugh Hefner goes with it, marking the biggest sale of the year.
Daren Metropoulos principal at Metropoulos & Co. and co-owner of Hostess Brands is buying the home with an agreement to allow Hef to continue to reside there.
His father, Dean Metropoulos, whose principal residence next door he bought in 2009 for $18 million. He hopes that he can eventually connect the two properties, according to a statement from the buyer.
“Daren is pleased to continue to have Mr. Hefner as his neighbor and feels fortunate and privileged for the opportunity to serve as a steward of this historic property,” Hannah Arnold, a spokeswoman for Metropoulos & Co., said.
The home had earlier this year, listed the home at $200 million. The listing agents were Drew Fenton and Gary Gold of Hilton & Hyland and Mauricio Umansky of The Agency.