Stephen Belafonte showcases $6m Los Angeles pad he shared with his ex-wife Mel B

Stephen Belafonte gave fans an eye-opening tour around the $6million (£4.5 million) Los Angeles-based mansion he shared with his ex-wife Mel B with the heartbreaking words: 'Love this home as much as my family did!'

The former couple, who had their divorce finalised in December 2017, initially put their lovenest up on the market for $8.9 million (£6.8 million) in the thick of their bitter divorce battle.

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on Instagram, the Spice Girls' ex-husband took viewers around their home boasting of a picture-perfect swimming pool and an intimate private cinema.

Inside the home: Stephen Belafonte showcased $6m LA pad he shared with his ex-wife Mel B boasting of a pool and a private cinema with the heartbreaking words: 'Love this home as much as my family did!'

Inside the home: Stephen Belafonte showcased $6m LA pad he shared with his ex-wife Mel B boasting of a pool and a private cinema with the heartbreaking words: 'Love this home as much as my family did!'

Stephen wrote on social media: 'There’s always a lot of work in the progress of life!!! It took me and my contractor tony Flores almost 2 years to totally gut, re-build,and design and furnish!! 

'I have so much footage of every step of the way of all the hard work that we put in to this house. I’m going to cut together a nice little piece to show hard work and dedication pays off! 

'Whoever buys this home I hope that you and your family love this home as much as my family did! #losangelesrealestate #la #theagency #modernhomes #birdstreets.' (sic)

One of the most exclusive features of the mansion included the private cinema complete six decadent chairs watching on the massive television screen in the dark room. 

Happier times: The former couple's home is still on the market, despite the exes finalising their divorce in December 2017 (pictured in October 2015)

Happier times: The former couple's home is still on the market, despite the exes finalising their divorce in December 2017 (pictured in October 2015)

See you in the movies! One of the most exclusive features of the mansion included the private cinema complete six decadent chairs watching on the massive television screen in the dark room

See you in the movies! One of the most exclusive features of the mansion included the private cinema complete six decadent chairs watching on the massive television screen in the dark room

Magnificent views overlooking the  Hills — where all the stars have nestled —  could be seen from the lavish comforts of the plush living room and all the light poured into the space through the airy windows.

To get an even better look, the transparent double doors led out onto an envy-inducing balcony where there were two

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