Lifestyle Home Betty White's Beloved Brentwood, Calif. Home of More Than 50 Years Sells for $10.6 Million The late screen icon bought the Southern California property with her husband Allen Ludden in 1968 By Stephanie Wenger Stephanie Wenger Instagram Twitter Stephanie Wenger is a TV Writer/Reporter at PEOPLE. She joined the brand in 2021 as digital news writer, spanning across the site's verticals. She previously contributed to E! Online, HollywoodLife, Discover Los Angeles, Oscar.com and Hollywood.com. She appeared on air at AfterBuzz TV. She began her journalism career as an intern at Good Morning America and Access Hollywood. She graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor's in communications and received a Master's in journalism from the University of Southern California. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on June 2, 2022 05:21 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Bercelo Photography for Sotheby's International Realty Betty White's longtime home in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles has sold for $10.678 million after just one month on the market, PEOPLE confirms. The property was originally listed in April, four months after the actress's death at 99, for $10.5 million. The Hollywood legend and her late husband Allen Ludden bought the property in 1968, according to The Wall Street Journal. The home, which is more than 3,000 square feet and has five bedrooms and six baths, was listed by Marlene Okulick of Sotheby's International Realty – Pacific Palisades Brokerage. Betty White's Carmel, Calif. Beach House of 40 Years Sells — for Nearly $3M Over Asking Price Bercelo Photography for Sotheby's International Realty The couple purchased the home for its proximity to Hollywood studios and its private setting, according to WSJ. The two-story home includes a sunroom where the actress reportedly enjoyed the view of the yard, which features flower-filled garden beds, old growth trees and a swimming pool, a spokesperson shared with the publication. The three-quarter-acre lot also includes a three-car garage and a guesthouse, where the White and Ludden were joined by Gloria and Jimmy Stewart and Dinah Shore and Burt Reynolds for games of charades, the spokesperson said. ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images Betty White's Amazing Life and Career in Pictures "Betty White was a California girl through and through," the star's estate told WSJ. "Despite living in New York when she and Allen Ludden were first married, she longed to be 'back home' in Los Angeles where she grew up." News of the listing came on the same day PEOPLE confirmed White's beloved beach house in the picturesque town of Carmel, Calif. was purchased for $10.775 million, nearly $3 million over the asking price. Aerial Canvas for Sotheby’s International Realty Never miss a story — sign up for PEOPLE's free daily newsletter to stay up-to-date on the best of what PEOPLE has to offer, from juicy celebrity news to compelling human interest stories. White and Ludden built the three-story waterfront house together, but he died in 1981 shortly after it was completed. The 3,600-square-foot property includes four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms. Aerial Canvas for Sotheby’s International Realty Betty White Dies: The Golden Girls and Mary Tyler Moore Show Star Was 99 "The home embodies the spirit of Betty and Allen. It was eloquently understated with the focus on nature and the natural beauty surrounding the home," Nicole Truszkowski of Truszkowski Freedman & Associates, Sotheby's International Realty - Carmel Brokerage, who held the listing alongside Zak Freedman, tells PEOPLE. She added, "Spending time in Carmel was one of Betty's favorite things to do. She enjoyed many treasured moments with her family and close friends."