The 48-year-old actor has been living in Bali, Indonesia, where his son Noah, 7, attends a special, environmentally focused school

By Hannah Chubb
February 11, 2020 12:59 PM
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Josh Lucas is saying goodbye to his sweet home in L.A.

The 48-year-old actor and father of one, best known as the heartthrob in Reese Witherspoon’s 2002 rom-com Sweet Home Alabama, has sold his 2,835-square-foot Laurel Canyon abode for $2,197,000, PEOPLE confirms.

The property was first listed for $2,298,000 in October 2019, with Jacqueline Tager of Sotheby’s International Realty.

The three-bedroom, four-bathroom single family home was built in 1924 but was recently renovated by Interform Architecture. It uses “exclusively green, eco-friendly design principles,” according to the listing, which also states the home is “at the forefront of the low-carbon and sustainability movement.”

According to the Los Angeles Times, records show Lucas bought the house in 2002 for $452,000.

Lucas, who recently appeared in Ford vs. Ferrari, is currently living in Bali, Indonesia, where he relocated in order to enroll his son Noah Rev, 7, in a special environmentally focused school he describes as “such a special place.”

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A gated courtyard provides an entry into the modern home, creating a barrier between the house and the street — perfect for providing privacy. Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin are rumored to have stayed at the property at one point, the listing description states.

Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty

Inside, guests are met with a spacious living room and dining room. A sleek eat-in kitchen is also located on the main floor. Neutral colors are used throughout the space, maintaining its chic, understated atmosphere.

Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty
Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty
Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty

Floor-to-ceiling doors on the ground level lead out to the backyard, where a massive patio, saltwater pool, entertaining space and spa can be found.

Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty
Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty

The second floor of the home is taken up entirely by the master suite, which leads out to a private, wrap-around balcony with views of the nearby Hollywood Hills. Two other ensuite bedrooms can be found on the other floors of the house.

Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty
Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty
Erik Grammar for Sotheby’s International Realty

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Realtor.com reported in April 2012 that Lucas was looking to lease the home for $10,000 a month.