Bates and Johnson paid $2.2 million for the property in July 2005. The 1,761-square-foot house is in Central Malibu.
Kathy Ellis of Coldwell Banker-Malibu Colony is the listing agent for the home.
Dr. Bates is an obstetrician and gynecologist at Bates & Dwight Medical Group in Los Angeles. She is also affiliated with the Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Good Samaritan Hospital.
She received her M.D. from the University of Southern California School of Medicine and completed her residency at Nassau County Medical Center.
According to BlockShopper.com, there were 106 sales in Malibu in 2008, with a median sales price of $2.2 million.
Address: 31478 Broad Beach Road
Buyer(s): Margaret E Bates (Trustee), Johnson R Scott and Margaret E Bates (Trustee) (Living Trust) and Scott Johnson
Seller(s): Zeff (Family Trust), Helen C Zeff (Trustee) (Trustee) and Richard A Zeff
Sale date: Jul. 14, 2005