After 14 years, Kate Von D announced she would beryllium closing the doors to her famed Los Angeles-based tattoo parlor, High Voltage, aft buying a historical location successful Indiana.
Von D, whose store was the country for the TLC world bid “L.A. Ink,” made the surprising announcement connected Monday.
“We precocious purchased a beauteous location connected a spot of onshore successful agrarian Indiana, and the much clip we walk retired determination we recognize we consciousness much astatine location determination than we bash present successful LA,” Von D wrote. “After overmuch thought, we person decided we volition permanently beryllium moving to Indiana astatine the extremity of this year.”
The tattoo creator and vocalist explained that she plans to merchantability her Los Angeles home, adjacent down the LA store and apt unfastened a backstage workplace erstwhile the renovations connected their caller location are finished.
“I didn’t deliberation it would marque consciousness to support it unfastened if I wasn’t present, and speech from coming backmost to enactment connected euphony with my band, we don’t program connected returning to LA precise often,” she added.
Property records amusement that Von D purchased a seven-bedroom, eight-bathroom mansion successful Vevay for $1,525,000 past December.
And she scored a deal, arsenic the location was initially asking for $1.87 million.
Known arsenic the Schenck Mansion, the Italianate-style vintage location was designed by Cincinnati designer George P. Humphries and built successful 1874, according to the listing.
Restoration of the location took spot betwixt 1998 and 2000.
With implicit 12,000 quadrate feet and 10.6 acres of land, the location comes with respective eye-popping features.
They see a four-story tower, a widow-watcher attic with 3 circular dormer windows, 4 porches, 7 balconies, 8 chimneys and 13 fireplaces.
In total, the location has 35 rooms and comes afloat furnished with antiques, dishes and silverware.
Five of the bathrooms clasp archetypal copper-lined bathtubs encased successful walnut.
Additionally, determination is simply a abstracted guesthouse.
Exterior features see an expansive patio, gazebo, respective fountains and waterfalls, arsenic good arsenic a vineyard.
The Schenck Mansion is individually listed connected the National Register of Historic Places, the listing states.
Von D was famously known to person dated Jesse James aft his divorcement from Sandra Bullock, but they divided a fewer months later.
She is the latest of a slew of celebrities who person fled the Golden State successful caller years.
Elon Musk precocious announced helium would beryllium moving his Tesla mill to Austin, listing his final location for sale. Gene Simmons enactment his longtime LA home for merchantability to determination to Lake Tahoe. And Matt Damon listed his LA location for Brooklyn.