This is the stately mansion where Richard Gere lives with his stunning third wife Alejandra Silva and their two young sons.
DailyMail.com may report that the 72-year-old Pretty Woman actor shelled out $9.98 million for Northshire, his new 35-acre estate in one of New York City’s most exclusive suburbs.
A well-known private Buddhist covered up the purchase by registering it with a Los Angeles trust company, which he used in the past to buy and sell real estate.
But neighbors told DailyMail.com that he recently moved in with Alejandra, 38, after hanging Buddhist prayer flags in the driveway of a seven-bedroom, nine-bathroom mansion in North Salem, New York, a hamlet an hour away. north of Manhattan.
Richard Gere lives on this 35-acre estate in North Salem, New York with wife Alejandra Silva, 38, and their two sons, after quietly buying the $9.8 million home last year.
Northshire, a seven-bedroom, nine-bath red-brick mansion, is located an hour north of Manhattan in a wealthy Westchester County enclave.
The home was listed for sale in 2020 and includes an impressive 9,000 square feet of living space and a spacious chef’s kitchen.
Built in 1934, the hotel has been renovated with elegant updates to include a loft-style guest suite and a combined media/gym room.
Neighbors told DailyMail.com that the Pretty Woman actor recently moved to the area with wife Alejandra.
The loving couple also put up for sale the plot in another New York suburb where they married in 2018 for $28 million, according to Dirt, a web magazine that covers the real estate deals of the rich and famous.
The Hollywood veteran has lived in the palatial Pound Ridge mansion for over two decades and built the massive home in 10 years of separate deals.
The massive estate sits on 50 acres of land located about 50 miles from Manhattan and also borders 4,300 acres of protected land.
The complex includes an impressive five separate residences located around the perimeter. Its spacious three-story main house contains 19 rooms for a total of 11,600 square feet of living space.
Before falling in love with the leggy Spaniard Alejandra, Gere lived there with his second wife, actress Carey Lowell, and their son, and the move was designed to break with his past as a “notorious ladies’ man,” DIRT suggested.
The Georgian mansion was built for Richard W. Woolworth, heir to the American company that owned the British high street network.
In the photo above, one of the seven bedrooms of the estate. The details of the house have been preserved, where possible, during the renovation, according to the property list.
The front dining room of the Severozemye estate. Although the building has been updated with modern fixtures and improvements, it still retains details of its original architecture.
The Northshire mansion, which includes a wine cellar, is downsized from Gere’s previous 11,658-square-foot home on 50 acres of land.
“Down with the old,” the report scoffed, noting that Gere’s alleged conquests ranged from first wife Cindy Crawford to Barbra Streisand.
His new home was built in 1934 for Richard Woolworth, heir to the American company that owned the British High Street chain of stores.
In 2008, Woolies went bankrupt and all 800 of its stores were closed.
But in the firm’s heyday, money was no problem for Richard Woolworth, who created “an impressive Georgian estate of enduring beauty,” according to a 2018 advertisement for the estate.
It is said to have been modeled after Groombridge Place, a moated 17th century house in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England.
In 2012, the impressive estate featured on the cover of British House & Garden.
Gere’s new home has a large outdoor swimming pool as well as an indoor swimming pool built in a former greenhouse.
While the main house is 9,000 square feet, the couple also spent $700,000 on a vacant adjacent lot to bring their new property to 35 acres.
The house is said to have been modeled after Groombridge Place, a moated 17th-century house in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England, and was featured on the cover of British House & Garden in 2012.
The move to the smaller property was designed to break with Gere’s past as a “notorious ladies’ man,” Dirt’s luxury real estate news outlet suggested. Gere’s notable conquests range from first wife Cindy Crawford (left) to Barbra Streisand and second wife Casey Lowell (right).
Gere now has a gym, wine cellar, outdoor pool and indoor swimming pool built in a former greenhouse.
But an acquaintance told DailyMail.com: “This is a tiny place compared to the place he sells, which is almost 50 acres and has its own football field.
“I think Richard is attracted to the fact that North Salem is known for protecting the privacy of other wealthy people, including artists who have lived here for years.”
The couple’s new residence includes a still impressive 9,000 square feet of living space, and they also spent $700,000 on a vacant adjacent lot to bring their new property to 35 acres.
Among their new neighbors are David Letterman and Jenn Gates, the 25-year-old daughter of billionaires Bill and Melinda Gates, whose $2 million wedding ceremony to rider Niel Nassar last year was held on her 146-acre estate on a country road. one mile from Northshire.
Gere recently listed his Pound Ridge estate, where he has lived for more than two decades, for $28 million. The actor also lived here with his second wife, actress Carey Lowell, and their son.
The massive complex consists of five separate residences on 50 acres of land. Pictured: The gorgeous balcony provides plenty of entertainment space for guests looking to take in the views of the idyllic space.
The spacious three-story main house consists of 19 rooms with a total area of 11,600 square feet. A beach and a waterfront pavilion are also part of the residences, while a lawn-encircled pool and a fully-filled soccer field provide plenty of entertainment opportunities.
Gere previously owned a complex in the Hamptons, which he tried to sell for $65 million, although he eventually settled for $33.75 million.
The Hollywood actor, who has been married three times, met third wife Alejandra Silva, who is 34 years his junior, in 2014 at a luxury Italian boutique hotel she owned with her ex-husband.
The couple got married in April 2018, and in February 2019 their first son Alexander was born. In April 2020, they announced the birth of their second son.
Gere has a long history of advocacy and is a frequent advocate for the environment and AIDS research. He was banned from entering China for defending human rights in Tibet.