Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea lists LA estate with spaceship-style home for GBP7.2 million

Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea is selling his striking, heptagonal-shaped home and two other properties on a 5.7-acre estate near Los Angeles for GBP7.2million ($9.8million). The musician, born Michael Balzary, is thought to have paid GBP3.1 million ($4.25 million) for the three-property compound four years ago.Sotheby’s International RealtyIn addition to the spaceship-style home designed by architect Michael Maltzan, there’s also a two-bedroom midcentury-style house that was built by architect Richard Neutra in the early Fifties and a wood cabin/guest house by artist and craftsman Peter Staley of Mind Tree Arts.The property had been on the market for three years, and reduced by over GBP2.2 million, before Flea snapped it up four years ago so it remains to be seen how long it will take the next architecturally-minded owner to come along. READ MORETV comedian Tracey Ullman’s Mayfair townhouse is up for sale for GBP6.75 million. Gwyneth Paltrow’s Montecito dream house tour: “I cannot believe this is our home and we live here”