Kim Kardashian is now the owner of a new property in Malibu, but still maintains the family home in Hidden Hills.
The SKIMS founder, 41, made the purchase earlier this month, a source told PEOPLE about her Malibu villa plans.
“The Malibu home is just a beach house. She’s not selling the Hidden Hills home,” they said.
Another source said of the motivation for the purchase, “Kanye’s house is very close. [to the Hidden Hills house] This is another way for her to be independent.” In 2021, West bought a property across from Kardashian’s main residence.
Kardashian and her ex-husband reportedly bought the Hidden Hills mansion for $20 in 2014, but an elaborate renovation led Kris Jenner to tweet in 2018 that it’s now worth $60 million. doing. Kardashian still lives there with North, 9, Saint, 6.5, Chicago, 4.5, and Psalm, 3.
Kardashian and West worked with architect Axel Vervoort to create a unique all-white interior for the home, with an incredibly understated style compared to a convent or museum. took three years for the family to move in in 2017.
West explained that when she bought the $4.5 million property across the street, she did so to be more with her kids.
“My comfort comes from seeing my kids and having a solid schedule. That’s why I got the house,” West explained in an interview with Jason Lee. unlocking hollywood.[It was] I noticed something wrong with building a house next to my children. ”
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In addition to the aforementioned property, West purchased a beachfront Malibu property for nearly $60 million in 2021, sources confirmed to PEOPLE.
West also purchased a $14 million ranch in Grable, Wyoming, and another $14 million ranch in Cody, Wyoming in 2020.
As for Kardashian, she’s about to sell two other properties in California. Relisted for $3.5 million. She also listed a ranch home near her main property for her $5.3 million.