Professional football brandin Cooks threw the real estate pig skin away, so to speak, and the pass was caught by Robert Woods, another wide receiver. In Hidden Hills, the guarded community in the San Fernando Valley known for its numerous celebrity residents, including many Kardashians, musicians and professional athletes of all stripes, the pure NFL tradeoff went under. And former teammates – Cooks played for the Los Angeles Rams from 2018 to 2020, while Woods has been in the starting XI since 2017 – now have both privately held the keys to this one-story high-rise home up a long driveway that shared with only one other house.
Originally built as a humble ranch-style residence in 1958, the site was dramatically remodeled and expanded around 2017, turning it into a modern showpiece with high ceilings, complete with glass walls and bespoke finishes. Cooks and his wife Briannon bought the house in 2018; Woods coughed $ 5.4 million this March to take the reins. That’s a $ 50,000 loss on paper for Cooks, but since he previously signed a $ 81 million deal with the Rams – with about a $ 50 million guarantee – it seems unlikely that he would the money will miss.
Painted in a two-tone gray and cream, the modern farmhouse-like exterior of the house belies its strictly contemporary interiors – all of the built-in lights, gleaming white walls and countertops made of Grigio marble. An all-glass swing door swings into the large room, which houses separate living and dining areas on wide parquet floors. A stunning floor-to-ceiling marble fireplace is flanked by custom shelving, and the adjoining kitchen has two islands and world-class appliances. The nearly 5,000-square-foot structure also includes a master suite with a bedroom and a spa-style bath, both with expansive views over the surrounding hills.
From almost every room, a glass wall allows the interior to extend outwards over 2.3 hectares of idyllic terrain. Green lawns surround the house and there is an outside terrace with a barbecue area. At the back of the house is a saltwater swimming pool with a sunken spa and Baja shelf; In addition, hiking trails lead down the slope to tree-lined seats.
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Cooks believed to have acquired a luxurious new home in Houston, near the home of his current Texan team. Woods and his wife Alexandra previously owned a smaller home in the nearby Woodland Hills – a modern farmhouse affair with a backyard pool and basketball court. Records show they bought this place for $ 1.8 million in 2017 and sold it to an under-famous couple this summer for nearly $ 2.3 million.
Nicole Van Parys and Steve Shea from Engel & Voelkers held the listing; Jordan Cohen of Re / Max One was a Woods representative.
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