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Actor Jesse Metcalfe Flipped This West Hollywood House—It’s Back on the Market for $2.25M

In addition to playing hunks on TV, Jesse Metcalfe renovates and flips homes in his spare time. A WeHo home he sold in 2018 is now up for sale again.

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 Published 5:30 pm EDT, Friday, July 31, 2020

In addition to playing hunks on TV shows like “Desperate Housewives,” “Dallas,” and “Passions,” the actor Jesse Metcalfe renovates and flips homes in his spare time.

In 2017, Metcalfe paid $1,158,500 for a West Hollywood home built in the 1920s, and immediately got busy on a renovation.

He updated the charming house with modern fixtures and hardware, updated and lightened up the color scheme, and refinished the original hardwood floors.

The following year, after Metcalfe had worked his magic, the music manager and real estate investor David Benveniste paid $1,807,000 for the West Hollywood jewel. The sale price proved to be a sizable return on investment for Metcalfe.

Now, two years later, Benveniste has put the place back on the market for $2.25 million. It’s a celeb-pedigreed modern makeover, with oodles of old-school charm.

The cozy bungalow measures in at a relatively petite 1,330 square feet. It boasts a wide-open great room, with a living room, dining space, and kitchen area.

A true highlight is the fact that the home boasts two master suites, each with its own bathroom

Great room of Jesse Metcalfe remodel in West Hollywood
Second master suite

Out back, a detached structure has been converted to a separate bonus room with a bathroom. It could serve as an accessory dwelling unit, a studio, or extra bedroom.

Detached studio

There’s a sweet little brick patio in back, and the home is surrounded by drought-resistant landscaping.

Brick patio

Special attention was devoted to the open kitchen, which now features professional-grade appliances. It also has an enormous black marble, waterfall-edged island, plus plenty of custom cabinetry for storage space.


The stylish abode is located in the heart of West Hollywood’s “Norma Triangle,” a chic little pocket bordered by the famous streets Doheny Drive, Santa Monica Boulevard, and Sunset Boulevard.

On the border of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, this home is within walking distance of many of the area’s upscale shops and restaurants.

Benveniste is CEO of Velvet Hammer Music and Management Group, which represents a number of top musicians. His company also includes a publishing branch and record label. The bungalow flipped by Metcalfe is one of several luxury real estate properties that Benveniste has invested in.

In addition to renovating, flipping, and starring in the aforementioned TV shows, Metcalfe has been starring in the in Hallmark Channel’s hit series “Chesapeake Shores.”

The property is listed with Josh Morrow of the Aaron Kirman Group at Compass.

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