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Catherine Zeta-Jones Seeks Apartment Conversion At Bedford Hills Estate

Catherine Zeta-Jones, pictured at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.
Catherine Zeta-Jones, pictured at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival. Photo Credit: David Shankbone, http://bit.ly/1fB2AZ8

BEDFORD HILLS, N.Y. -- One of the area's most famous residents is seeking to convert a portion of her Bedford Hills estate's existing garage into a studio apartment, according to submission materials.

Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones is proposing to transform garage space currently used for two out of six bays. The accessory apartment space would be designated for a caretaker.

The proposed studio apartment would be 538 square feet, out of the detached garage's 1,536, according to the submission, which adds that it was built in 1997.

The project requires a special permit from Bedford's Planning Board and a variance from the town's Zoning Board of Appeals, according to the submission. The Planning Board is scheduled to hold a public hearing on the permit application this Tuesday.

The estate is a little more than 13 acres and is owned through an entity called Casa Zeta, LLC, according to the submission.

Phillip Ceradini, a Mount Kisco architect, is listed as being involved with the project.

Zeta-Jones and her husband, fellow actor Michael Douglas, previously lived across town and acquired their current estate last fall, Daily Voice previously reported. Prior coverage can be read here.

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