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Jennifer Lopez's Bel-Air home for sale for $8.5 million

The house has four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in 7,357 square feet.

By Ann Brenoff

November 25, 2008

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Actress-singer Jennifer Lopez has listed her French farmhouse estate in Bel-Air at $8.5 million. Speculation is that J-Lo and her husband, singer Marc Anthony, have relocated with their 9-month-old fraternal twins to the Long Island community of Brookville in New York. And she thought the 405 was bad?

The house that Lopez and Anthony just listed has four bedrooms and 5 1/2 bathrooms in 7,357 square feet. The walled and gated villa sits on 3/4 of an acre and, according to the Multiple Listing Service, has a "European ambience."

There is a detached guest house, a pool and pool house, gardens and pathways around the property upon which to amble, though it's hard to imagine Lopez and Anthony as amblers.

Lopez is one of the highest-paid actresses in Hollywood; she was named by Forbes magazine as the richest person of Latin American descent in Hollywood. As a singer, she has sold more than 48 million albums worldwide. Her movie credits include "Bordertown" (2006), "Out of Sight" (1998) and " Selena" (1997).

Her personal life has been just as closely followed as her career. She was once engaged to actor Ben Affleck and spent years romantically linked to musician Sean "Diddy" Combs. When her twins were a month old, they were introduced to the world in a 12-page spread in People magazine, which allegedly paid up to $6 million for the exclusive baby photos.

Anthony, who married Lopez just four days after divorcing the previous Mrs. (former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres), has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, according to his website. The King of Salsa won Latin Grammys in 1999 and 2005 and enjoyed crossover success with his smash single, "I Need to Know."

Brett Lawyer of Sotheby's International Realty has the listing.