Live Like a “Playboy” Centerfold in This Bel Air Manse

Long before Pamela Anderson, Jenny McCarthy or even Lindsay Lohan graced the cover of Playboy, Barbi Benton enjoyed her time as the cover girl of Hugh Hefner's famous magazine. Today, instead of selling magazines, Benton is selling real estate. The former Playboy centerfold and her hubby real estate developer George Gradow, are looking for a buyer for their glamorous Bel Air mansion, which is on the market for $11.95 million, reports the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Long before Pamela Anderson, Jenny McCarthy or even Lindsay Lohan graced the cover of <I>Playboy</i>, Barbi Benton enjoyed her time as the cover girl of Hugh Hefner's famous magazine. Today, instead of selling magazines, Benton is selling real estate. The former <I>Playboy</i> centerfold and her hubby real estate developer George Gradow, are looking for a buyer for their glamorous Bel Air mansion, which is on the market for $11.95 million, reports the <a href="http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/g/a/2011/12/30/limelight_listing.DTL" target="_blank"><i>San Francisco Chronicle</i></a>.
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The Bel Air mansion features this oversized, double-height living room that includes an array of large indoor plants and a sizable collection of masks displayed on the far wall.
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The 11,600-square-feet home has been on and off the market for the last few years. The duo initially listed the gigantic home back in September 2008 for $17.5 million. The price of the estate has jumped around until its most recent list price of $11.95 million in November 2011.
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It's a toss up whether this dining room most resembles a formal dining room or a school cafeteria. Regardless, the spacious room can accommodate up to 32 hungry guests at four high-glass wood dining tables.
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If all 32 seats in the formal dining room aka the cafeteria are occupied, we imagine the kitchen is quite a hectic place to be. Luckily, the eat-in kitchen features a large L-shaped center island with a snack bar, flat-fronted upper and lower cabinetry, ebony countertops, and high-end appliances.
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A view of the library in the luxe home, which is situated right off the main living room. The library comes with built-in shelving and a fireplace.
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The former <I>Playboy</i> centerfold's home comes with this double-height entryway that boasts stone tiles, soaring ceilings, and an all-glass front door.
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Benton's home comes complete with four bedrooms, including the ridiculously large master bedroom. The master features two fireplaces, curved walls, a large lounge space, and a private terrace.
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A view of the walk-in closet, which is chock full of Benton's belongings.
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Benton's hubby, real estate bigwig George Gradow served time in federal prison after he was convicted of doctoring financial documents in an attempt to mislead the IRS. Soon after Gradow's release in 2008, the duo listed the Bel-Air compound.
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The living room is equipped with a checkerboard patterned skylight, which allows streams of natural sunlight into the oversized room.
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The home features several terraces that provide some sweet canyon and city views.
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A view of the all-glass front door to the swanky crib. The front motor court is complemented by a more private rear motor court and three-car attached garage.
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A look at the swimming pool.
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