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By Melissa Allison

Jennifer Lopez, who’s been on a home-buying spree the past few years, has reportedly snagged Sela Ward’s Bel Air estate, which has been on the market since last fall for a whopping $39.995 million. The “Jenny from the Block” discount brought it to $28 million, TMZ first reported, and the Los Angeles Times confirmed.

Front of Jennifer Lopez's new home
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Front of Jennifer Lopez's new home
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J-Lo is still trying to sell her listing on another block, in Kardashian-rich Hidden Hills. She’s also flush with real estate, if reports are true of her dropping $10 million for an acreage in the Hamptons in 2013 and $22.25 million for a Manhattan penthouse a year later.

Front of Jennifer Lopez's new home
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Jennifer Lopez's living room
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Jennifer Lopez's living room
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ORIGINAL POST 9/15/15: Just two years out of “CSI: NY,” Sela Ward has a hankering to live in the Big Apple — and that means putting her 14,000-square-foot gated estate in Bel Air on the market.

Jennifer Lopez's dining room
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Jennifer Lopez's kitchen
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Jennifer Lopez's outdoor dining area
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Ward, who recently landed the role of President of the United States in next year’s “Independence Day: Resurgence,” bought the sprawling mansion on eight acres in 2003 with her husband, Howard Sherman, so their children could spend more time in nature, she told The Wall Street Journal.

Jennifer Lopez's sitting room
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Jennifer Lopez's billiard room
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The couple revamped the seven-bedroom, 13-bath estate and intended to flip it, until Ward “greeted me at the door one day and said, ‘Let’s live here!'” Sherman told Traditional Home.

Jennifer Lopez's Master bedroom
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Jennifer Lopez's bathroom
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Gracious Southern and French living mix in the five-bedroom main home, where century-old heart pine floors complement reclaimed wood beams from Louisiana and Ward’s native Mississippi, plus antique doors and limestone counters from France.

Jennifer Lopez's basement
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Jennifer Lopez's home theater
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The home includes a 30-seat theater, a library enveloped in cypress wood, and a small greenhouse off the indoor kitchen that Ward calls “l’orangerie.”

Jennifer Lopez's patio
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Jennifer Lopez backyard
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Jennifer Lopez's patio
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A wall of doors in the living room opens onto a terrace that overlooks a stream lined with rose bushes and Mexican lime trees.

Jennifer Lopez's outdoor bar
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Back of Jennifer Lopez's hosue
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The property encompasses an art studio and guesthouse as well as a vineyard, a covered footbridge and a 100-seat amphitheater.

Jennifer Lopez's mini golf course
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Back of Jennifer Lopez's hosue
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Back of Jennifer Lopez's house
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Residents and guests have two choices for swimming: an infinity pool and a man-made pond with a sandy beach lit by tiki torches.

Back of Jennifer Lopez's house
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Jennifer Lopez's pool
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Jennifer Lopez's pool
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Listing agents are Branden Williams and Rayni Romito of Williams & Williams at Hilton & Hyland, an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate, and Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Previews International.

Jennifer Lopez's pool
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Jennifer Lopez's house
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Photos courtesy of Hilton & Hyland.

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