Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck had second thoughts about the mansion they were about to buy after they pulled out of the warranty on the $34.5 million home just days before signing on the dotted line.
It’s unclear why J. Lo, 53, who’s been taking dance rehearsals, and her new husband, 50, decided the massive house in Los Angeles’ Pacific Palisades wasn’t for them, according to her. TMZ.
Offering seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms, the home is located in the prestigious Rustic Canyon.
It also has a six-car garage, separate guest house, pool and dining room with a fireplace as well as an elegant bar.
SECOND THOUGHTS?: Jennifer Lopez, 53, and Ben Affleck, 50, were having second thoughts about the mansion they were set to buy, and pulling out the warranty on the $34.5 million home, according to TMZ
More options: Ben and Jen are said to have recently looked at other homes in the same area, including one at twice the asking price for a home they allegedly turned down (pictured in Los Angeles Feb. 5)
Facilities: The house has seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms. She also has a six-car garage, separate guest house, pool and dining room with a fireplace plus a stylish bar, jacuzzi, and outdoor kitchen, according to her listings (pictured in Pacific Palisades Feb. 28).
On the patio there is a jacuzzi and an outdoor kitchen, according to the listing.
In addition to a wine cellar, home gym, and spa, the property’s primary suite includes a private balcony, dual bathrooms, and walk-in closets.
The outlet reported that Ben and Jen had recently been looking for other homes in the same area, including a home priced at twice the asking price for the one he allegedly turned down.
The extensive search to find a home for the newlyweds and their blended families has been going on for about a year.
The couple has often been photographed visiting expensive properties around Los Angeles.
At one point, it was believed that Jen and Ben would renovate the All I Have singer’s grand mansion in Bel-Air with a move-in scheduled for later this year.
Since then, the Shotgun Wedding star has put it on the market for $42.5 million, according to Hollywood Reporter. It was reportedly undergoing renovations last August.
Before getting back together with Ben in April 2021, Jennifer was out in Miami, Florida with her twins, Max and Emme, 15. She shares children with ex-husband Marc Anthony, 54.
Searching for a house: The protracted search to find a house lasted for about a year. At one point, it was thought that they were going to renovate the grand mansion that Jennifer owned in Bel Air. This home has been for sale ever since; Seen on February 28th
The search: The extended search to find a home for the newlyweds and their blended families has been going on for nearly a year (pictured in Los Angeles Jan. 18)
The rent: Ben sold his $30 million home in Pacific Palisades over the summer. The couple has been walking through Australian billionaire James Packer’s $60 million Beverly Hills rental amid the search for their home (pictured in Santa Monica, Calif., March 4)
Rehearsals: Jennifer has been busy with dance rehearsals (pictured Feb. 21 in Los Angeles)
Penn sold his $30 million home in Pacific Palisades over the summer. He bought it amid his split from ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 50, in 2018. They share three children: Violet, 17, Seraphina, 14, and Sam, 11.
In a November 2022 Vogue article, J. Lo referred to the Adam Project actress as “an amazing parent,” and said they work well together.
Kids are top of mind, with the Marry Me star explaining, “They have a lot of feelings. They’re teenagers. But it’s going really well so far.”
The couple has been sifting through the rental of Australian billionaire James Packer’s $60 million Beverly Hills mansion amid the search for their home.
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