Malibu Beach House Once Owned By Judy Garland

A Malibu beach house originally owned by actress Judy Garland when she was married to film and stage director Vincente Minnelli has sold for $1,475,000, according to the L.A. Times. To see the story visit:,0,3598872.story.

Built in 1947 and located on PCH, the three bedroom, two bath, 1,300 square foot Cape Cod-style home is on Las Tunas Beach. It has expansive decks overlooking the ocean, high ceilings, and hardwood floors throughout.

The Grant Deed shows that one Judy Garland Minnelli purchased the house in November of 1947. The kitchen has Viking appliances. There are two wood burning fireplaces, one in the master bedroom and one in the living room. The property also has a courtyard and direct beach access.

The buyers are Mitchell and Stacy Leib. Mitchell Leib is president of music and soundtracks at Disney Studios. The home is a fixer-upper, said the agent, and the couple plans to update it in the near future.

Kathleen Smith of Rodeo Realty’s Studio City office represented the buyer. Irene Dazzan-Palmer and Sandro Dazzan of Coldwell Banker Previews International were the listing agents.