Senn Penn, left, who play Supervisor Harvey Milk in the Film Milk, with Milk’s personal friend Supervisor Tom Ammiano who plays himself in the film,
with Milk director Gus Van Sant, background right,
at the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club dinner June 17, 2008
Photo by Bill Wilson © 2008
BY CHRISTINA S.N. LEWIS
The Wall Street Journal
Hollywood couple Sean Penn and Robin Wright Penn have put their San Francisco-area home on the market for $15 million.
The house is in the small Marin County town of Ross, about 18 miles north of San Francisco. The Penns bought the 2.2-acre property in 1996 for $2.1 million and spent more than two years rebuilding the 1933 Spanish-style house, says Coldwell Banker broker John McGeough, who has the listing.
Sean Penn San Francisco home
The 10,000-square-foot house was designed with hand-hewn wood-beamed ceilings and floors, stone fireplaces and hand-painted tiles in the bathrooms and kitchen. The two-story home has five bedrooms, a home office, an au pair suite, a gym and a three-car garage. A two-bedroom guest cottage has its own two-car garage. There’s also a pool, tennis court, gardens and dog run.
A representative for Mr. Penn, who won an Academy Award for best actor for 2003′s “Mystic River,” and his wife, who received a Golden Globe nomination for best supporting actress for 1994′s “Forrest Gump,” declined to comment on where the couple planned to move.
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Bill Wilson is a veteran freelance photographer whose work is published by San Francisco and Bay Area media. Bill embraced photography at the age of eight. In recent years, his photos capture historic record of the San Francisco LGBT community in the Bay Area Reporter (BAR). Bill has contributed to the Sentinel for the past four years. Email Bill Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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