SEE THE PICS: Jim Carrey puts his sprawling R500m California estate up for sale

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Jim Carrey's ranch-style home is up for sale. (PHOTO:, Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Jim Carrey's ranch-style home is up for sale. (PHOTO:, Getty Images/Gallo Images)

If you’re looking for five bedrooms, like the sound of a waterfall splashing over a rock-lined swimming pool and dream of having your own private spa, movie theatre and outdoor meditation platform, then Jim Carrey's magnificent home might just be the place for you. 

The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind actor is busy packing up all his belongings and getting ready to vacate the mansion in Brentwood, Los Angeles, which he's owned for about 30 years.

“Extending over two private and serene acres [almost a hectare], this sprawling mostly one-storey ranch home is a one-of-a-kind magical sanctuary,” the listing on Sotheby’s International Realty says. 

The massive family room in the Brentwood home.  (P
The huge family room in the home in Brentwood, Los Angeles. (PHOTO:
Jim's called the ranch-style property a ‘place of
Jim has referred to the property as "a place of enchantment and inspiration". (PHOTO:

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In a statement to The Wall Street Journal, the first to report the listing, Jim (61) said the property has been a “place of enchantment and inspiration”.

“I don’t spend a lot of time there now and I want someone else to enjoy it like I have," the Canadian-born comedian told the New York Post.

If you have $28,9 million (about R500 million) at your disposal, the 1 000-square-metre mansion could be yours! 

The actor bought the home before his major film, A
The actor bought the home before his major film, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. (PHOTO:

Jim’s spent many years retreating behind the brick walls of his private space which boasts grassy lawns, an outdoor platform for yoga and meditation and a spa. He paid around $3,8 million when he bought the home back in 1994 before his first major movie hit, Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. 

It's where he spent “30 very creative and prosperous years”.

“Every night the owls sang me lullabies and every morning I sipped my cup of Joe with the hawks and hummingbirds, under a giant grandfather pine,” the star of Sonic The Hedgehog told The Post. 

The estate comes with its own Art Deco-style movie
The estate comes with its own Art Deco-style movie theatre. (PHOTO:
The grounds aren't too shabby with a waterfall swi
The grounds boast a waterfall swimming pool and spa. (PHOTO:

The decision to sell up could be part of a decision to take a break from his career, which he hinted at last year in an interview with Access Hollywood. 

"I'm being fairly serious," he said. "It depends. If the angels bring some sort of script that's written in gold ink, that says to me that it's going to be really important for people to see, I might continue down the road. But I'm taking a break." 

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He added, "I really like my quiet life and I really love putting paint on canvas and I really love my spiritual life, and I feel like – and this is something you might never hear another celebrity say as long as time exists – I have enough. I've done enough. I am enough." 

The outdoor space also features a veggie garden th
The outdoor space also features a veggie garden that provides fresh organic produce. (PHOTO:
Many of the rooms in the home have skylights that
Many of the rooms have skylights that fill them with natural light. (PHOTO:


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