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GALLERY: Drake buys his Hidden Hills home, complete with a Playboy-style grotto

Drake’s making headlines with his purchase of the Hidden Hills, California mansion he has reportedly been renting for the past several months. The massive estate hit the market back in 2009 with an asking price of $27 million, but the thrifty Toronto-born performer managed to snap up the place from former owner Larry Pollack of Saddle Ranch Chop Houses for a mere $7.7 million. The seven bedroom, nine bathroom home is not short on amenities: it boasts an in-home theatre with seating for 24, a volleyball court, wine cellar and tasting room, as well as games and massage rooms. For the athletically inclined, the home has a gym, facilities fit to house five horses (when one isn’t enough), a riding area and a mechanical bull (naturally). There’s also an outdoor pool with waterfalls, a water slide and a grotto to rival the one at the Playboy mansion. We’re patiently awaiting our invite to the house-warming party.

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