is best-known for his cool and collected demeanor playing James Bond in the movies
and Remington Steele on TV, as well as starring in the world smash hit film, 2008's Mamma Mia!
But after dropping the asking price
of his longtime home in Malibu, Calif.
, by $400,000, one could hardly blame him for getting a little steamed.
The Irish-born Pierce Brosnan and his second wife Keely Shay Smith
-- his first wife died of cancer in 1991 -- have occupied the home, which has sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean, for 15 years. After putting the home on the market in June 2010 at $3,900,000, they dropped it to $3,500,000 in early December.
Brosnan will do ok, even with the drastic price drop -- he bought the house out of foreclosure
in October 1996 for $600,000. Despite its view, the home is modest by celebrity standards, with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms included in 3,412 square feet. The master suite includes a private sitting area, a balcony and bathroom with a steam shower, a claw-foot tub and a fireplace.
The style of the home is a mix of Carribbean, Mediterranean and Tuscan influences, with a long driveway leading up to the home, which isn't far off from the traffic
of Pacific Coast Highway.
No doubt Brosnan is shaken by the time it has taken to sell his place, but he certainly is not stirred.
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