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Former Long Island home of Bee Gees’ Robin Gibb asks $12.9M

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Former Long Island home of Bee Gees' Robin Gibb asks $12.9M

It’s free to whistle the disco melody of any Bee Gees track — but when it comes to buying the home of a former group member, it costs lots more than just a song.

On Long Island, a seven-bedroom spread that once belonged to Robin Gibb can be yours for $12.9 million, the listing brokerage told The Post.

Gibb, who died in 2012 at age 62 following complications from cancer and surgery, owned this Lloyd Harbor home in the 1980s. The iconic ’70s band also featured Gibb’s brothers Barry and Maurice, the latter of whom was his fraternal twin.

The nearly 7-acre spread, at 31 Mallard Drive in Lloyd Harbor, is called “Kenjockety,” which according to the Long Island Press is a Native American term that means “far from noise.” It appears that Gibb owned it for just a brief time in the ’80s — selling it to a couple named Paula and Bruce Rice in 1983. The Rices are not the current sellers.

Kenjockety dates back to 1926, when Arthur H. Fleming — a lumber operator in the American West — built it for his daughter, Marjorie, as a wedding gift. Fleming tapped architect Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, who designed St. Bart’s church on Park Avenue in midtown Manhattan.

The renovated Oyster Bay-front property has seven full bathrooms and three half bathrooms. Listing images show a sweeping staircase, wood-beamed ceilings, a wood-paneled library, fireplaces, roomy entertaining areas and a private deep-water dock with a gazebo.

Other touches include radiant-heated floors in the entry hall, a “Winter Garden” room off the living room that looks out onto gardens and the bay as well as a master suite with a private balcony and a walk-in closet with mahogany cabinetry.

The grounds additionally house a renovated one-bedroom cottage with its own fireplace. Also outside: a built-in pool and 500 feet of private beachfront.

This isn’t the home’s first go on the market. Zillow shows it previously listed for $9.95 million in 2016, then upped its price to $12.99 million the following year. It has spent time on and off the market ever since.

Bonnie Williamson and Lauryn Koke of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty have this listing.

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Best celebrity homes at Golden Globes 2021: Bill Murray wins

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Awards season is offering a rare glimpse into stars’ lives this year — or at least into their living rooms.

The Golden Globes ceremony is usually held at the Beverly Hilton hotel, but because of the coronavirus pandemic, only Amy Poehler hosted on location on Sunday for the 2021 ceremony while co-host Tina Fey held down the fort from the Rainbow Room in New York City.

Other stars called in from their living rooms, hotels and even friends’ houses — like Jason Bateman, who streamed from BFF Jennifer Aniston’s home.

Check out a few of the top celebrity houses as seen on Zoom. Judging by fans’ reactions, Bill Murray’s house wins for the best background.

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Near Los Angeles

Bill Murray stole the evening in a tropical Hawaiian button down, martini in hand, with what appears to be the Los Angeles skyline behind him. A large tree and a green lawn stretch away from a windowed wall at his back.
A large tree and a green lawn stretch away from a windowed wall at Murray’s back.
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Bill Murray stole the evening in a tropical Hawaiian button-down shirt, martini in hand, with what appears to be the Los Angeles skyline behind him. A large tree and a green lawn stretch away from a windowed wall at his back.

Fans wanted to know more about the sprawling property in the background, but that remains a mystery. Property records only show that the 70-year-old “On the Rocks” actor owns homes in Malibu and Valley Center, south of Los Angeles. Neither of these properties appears to have views of Los Angeles, though.

Jason Bateman

Jennifer Aniston’s Bel Air, California, house

Jason Bateman was nominated for best performance by an actor in a television series, drama.
Jason Bateman was nominated for best performance by an actor in a television drama series.
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Jason Bateman was nominated for best performance by an actor in a television drama series — and he videoed into the Golden Globes from his pal Jennifer Aniston’s house, her Instagram Story shows.

Aniston’s library has dark brown built-in wooden shelves with recessed lighting featuring books and knickknacks in a curated red-colored palette.

Aniston bought the 8,500-square-foot house in 2011.
Aniston bought the 8,500-square-foot house in 2011.
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From behind a ring light, Bateman’s laptop is visible resting on a stack of books atop a gorgeous round wood table. He sits on Aniston’s tufted chairs, and underneath his feet is a faded blue-and-white Anastasia rug.

Jennifer Aniston, 51, lives in the $21 million Bel Air mansion where she married her ex-husband Justin Theroux, 49, in 2015.
Jennifer Aniston, 52, lives in the $21 million Bel Air mansion where she married her ex-husband Justin Theroux, 49, in 2015.
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Also on the table is a floral arrangement and Aniston’s own family pictures, including photos of her parents and one of her dogs. Aniston’s library also has a Lindsey Adelman branching bubble chandelier, a Robert Motherwell painting and a Jean Royère polar bear sofa, according to an Architectural Digest report.

 Her home is designed with warm wood, stone and bronze.
Her home is designed with warm wood, stone and bronze.
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Aniston’s InstaStory also shows her boyfriend Will Speck using a paint-by-number frog painting canvas as a bounce card for the 52-year-old “Ozark” star and his two daughters, Francesca, 14, and Maple, 9. Speck, Aniston and Bateman are known for their collaboration on Paramount’s 2016 film “Office Christmas Party.”

Bateman videoed into the Golden Globes from his pal Jennifer Aniston’s house.
Bateman videoed into the Golden Globes from his pal Jennifer Aniston’s house.
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Aniston, 51, bought her $21 million, 500-square-foot Bel Air house in 2011. It has Asian-inspired pocket gardens, terraces, city and ocean views and an outdoor pool. Her home is designed with warm wood, stone and bronze, according to the listing.

Kate Hudson

Pacific Palisades home

Kate Hudson's home is right next to her childhood home in Pacific Palisades.
Kate Hudson’s home is right next to her childhood home in Pacific Palisades.
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Hudson, 41, was nominated for best actress, motion picture comedy or musical, for her role in Sia’s controversial film “Music.”

Even though Rosamund Pike won the award for her performance in “I Care A Lot,” it was Hudson’s couch that stole the stage.

Hudson appears to be streaming from her 6,431-square-foot, five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
Hudson appeared to be streaming from her 6,431-square-foot, five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
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The gorgeous embroidered couch features red and gold tree branches, birds and flowers.

Hudson’s mother Goldie Hawn, 75, and at least a dozen other friends and family piled onto the couch with her during the ceremony.

Green velvet curtains hang in the background, and a projector screen hangs off-camera, so Hudson can watch the ceremony.

Hudson, 41, was nominated for best actress, motion picture comedy or musical, for her role in Sia’s controversial film “Music.”

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Hudson appears to be streaming from her 6,431-square-foot, five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in Pacific Palisades, Calif.

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Hudson appears to have streamed from her 6,431-square-foot, five-bedroom, five-bathroom home in Pacific Palisades, Calif. Hudson’s home is right next to the house she grew up in with her mother. The Country English-style home has a garden, a pool, a playhouse and canyon views, according to the Realtor.com listing.

Anya-Taylor Joy

Los Angeles hotel

Anya famously “doesn’t have a home,” and actually shot from a hotel room.
Anya famously “doesn’t have a home,” and actually shot from a hotel room.
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Anya Taylor-Joy won best actress in a limited series, TV movie, for her hit Netflix TV show “Queen’s Gambit.”

But Taylor-Joy famously “doesn’t have a home,” and actually shot from an unspecified hotel room in Los Angeles, where she is shooting a new David O. Russell film. Her fiancé Eoin Macken also lives in Los Angeles.

Photos from her stylist’s Instagram reveal that it is an old-Hollywood-style hotel with art deco green patterned carpeting and ornate wrought iron handrails. Huge red marble pillars topped with decorative gold capitals flank a curtained-off stage, and super-tall windows and ceiling-high mirrors stretch up to high vaulted ceilings.

Inside the dimly-lit hotel room, Taylor-Joy sat on a white couch with a houndstooth pillow. Behind her was an art deco mirror surrounded by a four-layered wooden frame.

A grey table with a criss-cross fabric front holds a simple table lamp with a semi-clear base and a white shade. A large leafy plant stretched into Taylor-Joy’s shot along with a bouquet of white roses. Behind the white wall seen on camera is a dark brown wall.

Tiffany, which supplied Taylor-Joy’s jewelry, also gave glimpses into the hotel room, showing Los Angeles skyline views on a balcony or rooftop terrace.

Simone Ledward

Los Angeles home

Ledward's gold dress perfectly matched flecks of gold in the decor.
Simone Ledward’s gold dress perfectly matched flecks of gold in the decor.
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Simone Ledward, the wife of the late Chadwick Boseman, accepted an award for best actor in a motion picture, drama on his behalf. The 43-year-old “Black Panther” star died of colon cancer in August.

She sat on a white crushed velvet couch with a white pillow patterned with soft florals. Three modern paintings with gold frames hung behind her, perfectly matching her gold dress. Next to her sat a blacktop wooden table with a black-and-gold lamp, photos show.

Ledward is originally from Los Angeles, and the pair lived there together until Boseman passed away this summer. It is not clear if she joined the awards ceremony from her own house or somewhere else. 

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Publisher Dick Synder’s mansion lists for $17 million

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A sprawling Upper East Side mansion owned by publishing giant Richard “Dick” Synder, 88, has hit the market for $17 million — down from its original $26 million asking price back in 2012.

The eight-story, eight-bedroom townhouse at 120 E. 78th St. comes with eight fireplaces and more than 10,000 square feet.

Snyder was the former president, CEO and chairman of Simon & Schuster. The home was designed by architects Delano & Aldrich, who created some of the city’s key landmarks, like the Knickerbocker Club, the Colony Club, the Union Club and schools like Chapin and St. Bernard’s.

It was built in 1930 by banker Henry Winthrop, and its original details — including French paneling, hardwood floors and carved marble mantels — have been restored.

Snyder bought the home for $4.91 million in 1996, according to property records.

The facade of the townhouse features a curved marble staircase along with an iron fence, while the upper floors are red brick trimmed in limestone. The home also includes a large living room and dining room, a wood-paneled library, as well as an eat-in chef’s kitchen, a 600 bottle wine cellar and a gym with a Pilates studio and a massage room.

The outdoor space includes a garden and three terraces including one on the roof. The home is anchored by a staircase “capped” by a large skylight. There’s also an elevator.

The listing broker is Serena Boardman of Sotheby’s International Realty.

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IKEA’s Tiny House comes prebuilt

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Just imagine the instructions.

IKEA is now in the business of making tiny houses. And luckily for triggered millennial furniture owners everywhere, you won’t need that disposable Allen wrench. It’s already built.

The Swedish furniture company is experimenting with prefab houses through their Ikea Tiny Home Project, selling 187-square-foot abodes on flatbed trailers.

The tiny house endeavor is a partnership with Vox Creative and RV builder Escape.

Currently, the only model available is the IKEA version of Escape’s Boho XL Wide model, which starts at $47,550. That’s about 368 POÄNG chairs, for anyone who’s counting.

Features in the IKEA version — which keeps an eye toward neutral tones, sustainability and that certain hygge touch — include kitchen cupboards made from recycled plastic bottles, built-in furniture and a collapsible desk, according to Lonely Planet. The XL has room for a queen-size bed, as well as living, kitchen and bathroom spaces, according to Escape’s promotional video.

Currently, the only model available is the IKEA version of Escape’s Boho XL Wide model, which starts at $47,550. That’s about 368 POÄNG chairs, for anyone who’s counting.

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The Swedish furniture company is experimenting with prefab houses through their Ikea Tiny Home Project, selling 187-square-foot abodes on flatbed trailers.

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A virtual tour shows the window-lined space furnished with IKEA cabinets and products.

“How I started was really listing out all the needs for the space,” IKEA senior interior design leader Abbey Stark said in a promotional video. “Like, how do you design around a wheel well and the mechanics of the home? I wanted to source renewable, reusable, and recycled materials when possible to make the space functional as well as beautiful.”

Tiny homes are all the rage among eco-conscious minimalist types, and have even managed to stay en vogue through the pandemic, when the last thing anyone wants is a smaller space.

But with perks including the trailer bed, compostable toilet and solar panels, IKEA’s tiny house has the work-from-anywhere appeal many have sought during the pandemic.

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Perks include a compostable toilet and solar panels.

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Yes, the kitchen is tiny, too.

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