People.com Lifestyle Home Gene Simmons Sells Lavish Beverly Hills Estate of Nearly 40 Years for $16 Million - See Inside! The rocker's home features a 60-foot waterslide and parking for 35 cars By Georgia Slater Georgia Slater Twitter Georgia Slater is a writer/reporter on the Parents team at PEOPLE. She began at the brand in 2018 as an editorial intern and later returned as an intern on the Food team. Upon graduating from the University of Maryland in 2019, Georgia worked as an entertainment intern at USA Today before coming back to PEOPLE as a digital news writer. In April 2021, she began her role as a Parents writer/reporter. People Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 24, 2021 06:08 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Christopher Amitrano; Inset: Steve Granitz/WireImage Gene Simmons is kissing his Beverly Hills estate goodbye after nearly 40 years. The KISS rocker has sold his extravagant seven-bedroom California mansion for $16 million, PEOPLE confirms. It was originally listed in October 2020 for $22 million with Douglas Elliman agents and Million Dollar Listing stars Matt and Josh Altman, who could not be reached for comment about the sale. The palatial 16,000-square-foot estate features several amazing features including a regulation tennis court and a 60-foot water slide. It's situated on two acres on Benedict Canyon and is hidden away behind lush greenery, creating a very private setting. Christopher Amitrano Kiss Rocker Gene Simmons Lists Hollywood Hills Home For $2 Million — See Inside! The massive home opens to a 40-foot entry foyer with double-height ceilings and hardwood floors. Christopher Amitrano There are several communal spaces inside the home including multiple living rooms as well as an outdoor patio by the in-ground pool. Christopher Amitrano The main living area boasts floor-to-ceiling windows to look out onto the property, while another has french doors leading directly outdoors. Christopher Amitrano The kitchen provides plenty of space for both cooking and dining, and features a center island with a breakfast bar. Christopher Amitrano There is also a formal dining room that can fit a generously-sized table under a crystal chandelier. Christopher Amitrano Vanessa Bryant Lists Irvine, CA, Investment Home She Owned with Kobe for Almost $2 Million The lagoon-shaped swimming pool is nestled behind the mansion, while the tennis court is found down a path on the other side of the property. There's also parking for up to 35 cars on site. Christopher Amitrano In August of 2020, the musician put another, smaller Hollywood Hills home on the market, listing the four-bedroom two-bathroom split-level residence for $2.2 million. Christopher Amitrano That single-family home was built in 1968 and is described as a "secluded celebrity retreat" located on a gated private road at the top of Laurel Canyon in Los Angeles. The home features views from the Hollywood sign and Griffith Park Observatory to Santa Monica and the Pacific Ocean. Simmons owned the home for seven years and records obtained by the Los Angeles Times show he paid $1.45 million for it back in 2013.