Ricky Whittle goes from Hollyoaks to Hollywood as he drops a cool $1.5million on a lavish LA property which boasts a wine cellar and detached glasshouse

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Former Hollyoaks star Ricky Whittle has dropped a cool $1.5million on a plush new Hollywood mansion. 

The British actor, 37 - who has been starring in the US series American Gods since 2017 - has decided to make the west coast his home with his swanky new abode, which boasts three bedrooms and four bathrooms. 

Based in the idyllic neighbourhood of Woodland Hills, the sprawling 4,107 square foot property comes complete with defining features such as pool, wine cellar and detached glasshouse.  

Moving on up! Former Hollyoaks star Ricky Whittle, 37, has dropped a cool $1.5million on a plush new Hollywood mansion

Moving on up! Former Hollyoaks star Ricky Whittle, 37, has dropped a cool $1.5million on a plush new Hollywood mansion

After rising to fame playing Calvin Valentine in Hollyoaks, the star has certainly done well for himself with his Stateside endeavours. 

Ricky's luxury new property is the perfect place for him to come back to and relax following a long day of filming. 

The home, which was remodelled in the early 2000s, boasts chic minimalistic designs, with wood flooring throughout. 

Adding to the abode's airy and spacious feel, artwork and further details are kept to a minimum to expose the slick white walls. 

Stardom: The British actor rose to fame on the soap Hollyoaks and has now hit the big time in America thanks to his lead role in American Gods

Stardom: The British actor rose to fame on the soap Hollyoaks and has now hit the big time in America thanks to his lead role in American Gods

New digs: Ricky has decided to make the west coast his home with his swanky new abode, which boasts three bedrooms and four bathrooms

New digs: Ricky has decided to make the west coast his home with his swanky new abode, which boasts three bedrooms and four bathrooms

Epic: Based in the idyllic neighbourhood of Woodland Hills, the sprawling 4,107 square foot property comes complete with defining features such as pool and wine cellar

Epic: Based in the idyllic neighbourhood of Woodland Hills, the sprawling 4,107 square foot property comes complete with defining features such as pool and wine cellar

Bonus: Another defining features of the property is its detached glasshouse - which Ricky could use as a studio, storage or a glasshouse

Bonus: Another defining features of the property is its detached glasshouse - which Ricky could use as a studio, storage or a glasshouse

Fancy pants: After rising to fame playing Calvin Valentine in Hollyoaks, the star has certainly done well for himself with his Stateside endeavours

Fancy pants: After rising to fame playing Calvin Valentine in Hollyoaks, the star has certainly done well for himself with his Stateside endeavours

Wow: Ricky's luxury new property is the perfect place for him to come back to and relax following a long day of filming

Wow: Ricky's luxury new property is the perfect place for him to come back to and relax following a long day of filming

The views from the property are second to none, with the rest of Los Angeles visible down the windows. 

Ricky's master bedrooms features a fireplace for those cooler winter nights, as well as a marble en-suite bathroom, complete with a spa tub. 

The kitchen will be the perfect place for Ricky to entertain with its perfect-sized island, seating area and drop chandeliers. 

Elegant: The home, which was remodelled in the early 2000s, boasts chic minimalistic designs, with wood flooring throughout

Elegant: The home, which was remodelled in the early 2000s, boasts chic minimalistic designs, with wood flooring throughout

Sprawling: Adding to the abode's airy and spacious feel, artwork and further details are kept to a minimum to expose the slick white walls

Sprawling: Adding to the abode's airy and spacious feel, artwork and further details are kept to a minimum to expose the slick white walls

Surroundings: The views from the property are second to none, with the rest of Los Angeles visible down the windows

Surroundings: The views from the property are second to none, with the rest of Los Angeles visible down the windows

Spectacular: Ricky's master bedrooms features a fireplace for those cooler winter nights

Spectacular: Ricky's master bedrooms features a fireplace for those cooler winter nights

There is also a games room, complete with a wet bar and wine cellar for him to relax and unwind with his pals. 

Another defining features of the property is its detached glasshouse - which Ricky could use as a studio, storage or a glasshouse.    

After comparatively humble career beginnings on British dramas Dream Team and Hollyoaks, Ricky found success in the United States after winning a prominent role on science fiction series The 100 in 2014. 

Opulent: He also has a marble en-suite bathroom, complete with a spa tub and walk-in shower

Opulent: He also has a marble en-suite bathroom, complete with a spa tub and walk-in shower

Magnificent: The plush living rooms are spacious with sensational views

Magnificent: The plush living rooms are spacious with sensational views 

Host with the most: The kitchen will be the perfect place for Ricky to entertain with its perfect-sized island, seating area and drop chandeliers

Host with the most: The kitchen will be the perfect place for Ricky to entertain with its perfect-sized island, seating area and drop chandeliers

Luxuries: The kitchen also has a large area dedicated to a wine cellar

Luxuries: The kitchen also has a large area dedicated to a wine cellar 

Summer essential: Ricky will be making the most of his summer with a dips in his own pool

Summer essential: Ricky will be making the most of his summer with a dips in his own pool

He then hit the big time by winning a lead role on American Gods, which aired its third season this year.  

Ian McShane confirmed on Wednesday that his and Ricky's show American Gods will return for a third season ahead of the second outing's release on Amazon Prime in March.

The series, which is based on Neil Gaiman's novel of the same name, sees Ian McShane play Mr. Wednesday, an old god who teams up with newcomer Shadow (Ricky) to try and combat the growing power of the New Gods: Mr. World, Technical Boy, and New Media.

Fame: After comparatively humble career beginnings on British dramas Dream Team and Hollyoaks, Ricky  hit the big time by winning a lead role on American Gods, which aired its third season this year

Fame: After comparatively humble career beginnings on British dramas Dream Team and Hollyoaks, Ricky  hit the big time by winning a lead role on American Gods, which aired its third season this year

Ricky Whittle goes from Hollyoaks to Hollywood as he drops cool $1.5million on a lavish LA property

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