Bea Arthur's Brentwood Mansion Sells for $15 Million

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Forbes is reporting that Bea Arthur’s former mansion in the Brentwood neighborhood of LA has sold for $15 million. Which begs the important question: How much cheesecake does that get you?

Photo courtesy of Westside Estate Agency Inc. (via The MLS), via Forbes.

Photo courtesy of Westside Estate Agency Inc. (via The MLS), via Forbes.

From the Forbes story, the 5-bedroom Spanish-style mansion was built in 1924. The home offers many amenities essential to day-to-day domestic life, like striking views, an enviable kitchen, and a pool landscaped with waterfalls. Arthur bought the home in 1980 for $550,500; it sold for $14.925 million.

The article makes no mention of the home’s lanai or its furniture.

So, what else can you get for $14.925 million?

9,357 round-trip coach airfares from Miami to Sicily via Alitalia: $1,595 each
32,802 furniture sets for your lanai (Portfolio Aldrich Brown 4-piece) via $455 each
229,615 orchestra seats to Just Between Friends: Bea Arthur on Broadway, her 2002 one-woman show which included the songs “What Can You Get a Nudist for Her Birthday?”: $65 each
☻ (Versus 3,045,918 orchestra seats to her Broadway debut in the 1954 Threepenny Opera, per $4.90 each)
403,924 cheesecakes (Original NY Plain flavor) from $36.95 each
2,487,500 “Bea Arthur” sundaes from the Big Gay Ice Cream shop: $6 each
319,821,000 bees (Italian variety), including queen, per $140 for one 4-lb. bag

Last modified: April 17, 2018