By Lauren Beale
Set behind a tall wooden gate on three-quarters of an acre, the 1940s house has a black exterior and is surrounded by ferns and lush landscaping.
The Outpost Estates-area ranch home was the target of the so-called Bling Ring burglars about five years ago and has since been a rental. Last year it was leased for $16,500 a month.
Inside the wooden double-door entry are a library, three fireplaces and a den/office. There are four bedrooms, four bathrooms and 3,248 feet of living space.
The wooded lot has a pool equipped with a swimming machine, a spa and camera security.
Bloom, 37, is known for his repeat roles in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “Lord of the Rings” movies as well as playing Romeo onstage. The versatile actor will reprise his role as Legolas in the upcoming “The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies,” due out in December.
He bought the property in 2007 for $2.75 million, according to public records.
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