Kara DioGuardi Re-Lists Studio City Home

Singer-songwriter Kara DioGuardi recently re-listed her French Chateau estate for $7.995 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. DioGuardi hasn't had much luck unloading or even leasing the property. The former "American Idol" judge originally hoisted the renovated Studio City pad onto the market last fall with a $10 million ask, and soon after offered it up for rent for $45,000 per month. Click through to take a tour of the five-bedroom, 6.5-bath crib.

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Singer-songwriter Kara DioGuardi recently re-listed her French Chateau estate for $7.995 million, according to the Los Angeles Times. Click through to take a tour of the five-bedroom, 6.5-bath crib.
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DioGuardi hasn't had much luck unloading or even leasing the property. The former "American Idol" judge originally hoisted the renovated Studio City pad onto the market last fall with a $10 million ask, and soon after offered it up for rent for $45,000 per month.
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Kara's Studio City mansion measures 7,600 square feet and boasts private city and mountain views. The expansive 3.5 acre grounds include flat and rolling laws and an infinity edged swimming pool and spa.
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Perhaps the lack of interest in DioGuardi's SoCal spread is the expensive asking price. Public record indicate that she scooped it up in 2004 for $3.5 million.
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There are two staircases available to access the home's second floor. Here's a view of one of the staircases, a lavish curved one located in the front foyer.
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Take a look at Kara's grand living room that comes with a vaulted ceiling, herringbone patterned wood floors, a wood-burning fireplace with a 20-foot-high river rock chimney breast and six arched French doors that open to the exterior.
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A view of the formal dining room that's decked out with collar-backed chairs covered in silver leather and very shiny wooden floors. The entire estate was renovated and expanded by DioGuardi's husband, home builder Mike McCuddy, reports the L.A. Times.
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This home is definitely made for Tinseltown elite. Take a look at the posh details and glitzy chandelier.
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A view of the kitchen, breakfast area, and second staircase. The public listing points out that the sleek residence features "carefully selected architectural elements preserved from the 1923 original construction."
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The 7,600-square-foot house boasts a family room with a double-sided fireplace and herringbone walnut floors.
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DioGuardi's kitchen includes an oversized center island, white marble counter tops, and a breakfast counter.
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A view of the master suite that includes a vaulted ceiling, sitting area and bathroom. The home boasts a total of five bedrooms and 6.5 baths.
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This covered terrace offers views of the lush landscaped backyard.
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Here is a closer look at the master suite's bathroom.
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