Chris Martin buys house opposite Gwyneth Paltrow

CHRIS Martin has reportedly bought a house opposite to Gwyneth Paltrow's home in California.

The Coldplay frontman, 37, has allegedly splashed out £6.75 million on a property near to his estrange wife's mansion in Brentwood, Los Angeles, so that their children, Apple, ten, and Moses, eight, can spend an equal amount of time between the two of them.   

It is also believed Gwyneth's mother Blythe Danner even helped the hunk move into his new home, which is complete with five bedrooms and seven bathrooms, according to Us Weekly magazine.   

Meanwhile, despite announcing their separation in March, the pair, who got married in 2003, have remained good friends and Chris even threw Gwyneth a party two weeks ago to celebrate her 42nd birthday.  

Chris arranged for the actress' friends - including Kate Hudson, Nicole Richie, Tobey Maguire and Gavin Rossdale - to join in the boozy birthday bash, which was held in Gwyneth's back garden.  

A source said of the party: "Everyone was seated facing each other so they could talk and tell stories. They were all laughing together... Gwyneth was surrounded by girlfriends and couldn't stop giggling."  

Even though the hunky singer remains close to his former lover, it seems he's wasted no time jumping into another relationship as it is believed he is now dating 'The Hunger Games' star Jennifer Lawrence, 24.  

However, there doesn't appear to be any bad blood between the trio as Gwyneth is said to be pleased for the new couple.  

A source said previously: "Gwyneth is fine with Chris dating Jennifer."