Christian de Berdouare and his wife, former TV journalist Jennifer Valoppi, sold the property
Chicken Kitchen founder Christian de Berdouare has flown the coop.
De Berdouare and his wife, former TV journalist Jennifer Valoppi, sold their waterfront spec mansion at 5004 North Bay Road, The Real Deal has learned.
The couple sold the seven-bedroom, 12,804-square-foot home for $29.5 million. The three-story, modern mansion was built in 2016. De Berdouare paid $1.2 million for the half-acre property in 2012. The house had been on and off the market for years, asking as much as $35.9 million in 2014. It had been rented out over the years, including to the Real Housewives of New York in 2019.
The buyer is Vinnijarvi Florida Limited Partnership, according to a source. The entity is linked to Stalin Bharti of Toronto. Bharti is likely Canadian businessman Stan Bharti, who founded the merchant bank Forbes & Manhattan.
The estate includes a waterfront pool and a pool on the rooftop, which is no longer allowed by code.