Jennifer Lopez Picks Up an Eco-Friendly Encino Bungalow

Jennifer Lopez’s year already counts many accomplishments, including co-headlining the Super Bowl and earning a Golden Globe nomination for her performance in Hustlers. Not content to leave it at that, however, the superstar triple threat also opted to pick up an eco-friendly abode in Encino for $1.365 million. A trust used by Lopez in past real estate endeavors closed on the newly renovated, solar-powered home last month, according to Mansion Global.

Less flashy than the Manhattan apartments or Los Angeles mansions Lopez has owned in the past, the San Fernando Valley bungalow nevertheless boasts enough amenities to catch the eye of one of the highest-paid entertainers in the world. The Spanish Colonial-style spread’s red-tile roof sports a series of solar panels, with the ever-shining Los Angeles sun supplying a steady source of sustainable energy.

Inside, the 2,200-square-foot house embraces an open floor plan, with vaulted ceilings and an endless array of casement windows imbuing airy elegance. Across a slender patio, where a trellised sitting area sits in the shade, lies a separate home office connected to the garage.

Lopez and her fiancé, baseball veteran Alex Rodriguez, are frequently showing their sharp real estate skills. They scooped up this property from a house flipper, who purchased the circa-1948 dwelling for approximately $1 million before fixing it up in January.

Tim Gavin of Keller Williams represented the seller while Carl Gambino of Compass repped Lopez. Variety first spotted the icon’s real estate move.