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Playboy Mansion to Sell to Hostess Owner Who Lives Next Door

by Rachel Maresca 12:00 PM PDT, June 07, 2016
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Hugh Hefner may have found his new roommate.

The Playboy Mansion is in escrow with Daren Metropoulos, Hefner’s next-door neighbor and owner of the Hostess brand, ET can confirm.

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Hef’s five-acre home in Holmby Hills, California, went on the market with an asking price of $200 million back in January, and it was noted that no matter who snatched up the party palace, the magazine publisher, 90, would continue to live there until his death.

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While the exact sale price of the iconic property is being kept under wraps, TMZ reported it is going for “north of $100 million.”

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"This is the right time to seek a buyer for this incredible property who understands the role the Mansion has played for our brand and enables us to continue to reinvest in the transformation of our business," Playboy Enterprises CEO Scott Flanders said in a statement in January.

"The Playboy Mansion has been a creative center for Hef as his residence and workplace for the past 40 years, as it will continue to be if the property is sold," Flanders added.

Metropoulos, 32, who is the son to billionaire businessman C. Dean Metropoulos, could soon have full access to the sprawling mansion, which includes 29 rooms, a wine cellar, home theater, gym, tennis court, catering kitchen, a freeform swimming pool along with a separate game house.

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