Marc Anthony Drops Mucho Dinero to Live In … THE VALLEY!

Exclusive 0503_marc_anthony_encino_home_launchMarc Anthony“s ready to make a big commitment again … no, not to heiress GF Chloe Green … but to a 6,200-square-foot mansion in the San Fernando Valley.  Yes … THE VALLEY!

J.Lo“s ex is laying down permanent L.A. roots, dropping around $2.5 million on a swanky Italian style villa in Encino … this according to legal docs.  He was previously renting a pad in WeHo for $23k a month.

The Downside: Owning a house in the Valley equals muy caliente weather (seriously it”s terrible).

The Upside: Marc will be chillin” in the lap of luxury … 6 bedrooms, 7.5 baths, courtyard entry with fountain, marble fireplaces, wine cellar, gym, resort-style pool, spa … plus a separate pool house with kitchen and BBQ.

Not to mention the smokin” hot billionaire he keeps in his bedroom.