Britney Spears has splashed out $8.5 million on a stylish new mansion.
The 2,577 square metre home is situated inside an ultra-posh gated community in Thousand Oaks, California -- more than 60 km from the temptations of downtown Los Angeles.
It boasts of five bedrooms, seven bathrooms, a wine cellar, a home theatre and an enormous infinity pool.
The 30-year-old songstress has decided to embrace a quieter lifestyle for the sake of her sons, Sean Preston [ Images ], seven, and Jayden James [ Images ], six, according to celebrity website Radar Online.
However The X Factor USA judge is yet to move in her new house, as she is still filming the talent hunt show and stays in a plush hotel in Los Angeles.
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