Mountaintop villas, skyscraper bachelor pads and sprawling country estates – celebrity homes offer the pinnacle of luxury living.
They may come with a hefty cost. However, for the right price these homes could be yours, complete with cinema rooms, swimming pools and vast acres of land.
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- April 16, 2018
You may have missed out on Johnny Depp’s Kentucky farmhouse and Debbie Reynolds’ Californian ranch, but there are still plenty of lavish celebrity homes for sale. Here are a few of the best celebrity homes for sale right now –
Katy Perry’s $9.5m Hollywood Hills mansion
After unsuccessfully attempting to sell her $15m Hollywood Hills home earlier this year, pop singer Katy Perry has listed a second property with a $9.45m price tag.
Surrounded by green on the exclusive Outpost Estates, this property offers tranquillity while overlooking the hustle and bustle of Hollywood.
Features include four bedrooms and six bathrooms. There is also a fitness building, spa and luxurious Italian stone pool. This all comes enclosed within 2.3 acres of gardens. If this sounds like paradise, you better move quickly before it becomes The One That Got Away.
Serena Williams’ $12m Bel Air estate
Most people look to upgrade after adding to their family. However, tennis star Serena Williams has decided to downsize. She recently completing the $6.7m purchase of a five bedroom mansion in the Beverly Hills area. As a result, Williams has since listed her old property on the market.
The six bedroom, seven bathroom mansion is located just off of Beverly Hills’ iconic Sunset Boulevard street, providing easy access to the life of luxury that the area offers. However, with 2.7-acres of land surrounding the property, it offers the perfect balance between city living and a quiet life.
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Warren Buffett’s $11m Emerald Bay beach house
A legendary figure in the world of stock, Warren Buffett has also invested wisely in property over the years.
He purchased this California beach house for just $150,000 back in 1971. Now 46 years on, Buffet is looking to sell it on for almost 75 times that amount.
The Laguna Beach area wasn’t the affluent, developed neighbourhood that it is today when Buffett purchased the property. However, it is now home to some of the world’s richest and most successful people.
While Buffett is known for keeping his living quarters modest, his beach house still offers lavish residence. With six bedrooms and seven bathrooms, five of which are en-suite, this spacious apartment offers the perfect place for a family to spend the summer months.
Harry Styles’ $8.5m Downtown Los Angeles mansion
One Direction frontman turned Hollywood actor Harry Styles has put his modern LA mansion on the market. Having splashed out on a number of renovations and upgrades, Styles saw the property’s value climb from $6.9m to $8.5m in 18 months under his ownership.
For that price, you will get a three bedroom bachelor pad, complete with pool, gym and home theatre. Compared to some of the other properties on this list, this one appears somewhat small and cosy from the outside. However, inside it’s a different story. The property boasts an excessive amount of space, with huge glass windows only helping to increase that spacious, open feel.
The property is surrounded by towering trees to guarantee your privacy. However, if you want to look out over the lights of LA’s Sunset Strip, just head up to one of property’s two towering balconies.
Denise Richards’ $6m Hidden Hills house
Surrounded by green lawns and trees, complete with an undisturbed view of the skies, it’s hard to believe that this country house is just a stone’s throw from Hollywood.
This picturesque property currently belongs to American actress Denise Richards. However, the property has recently been listed for sale.
With 8,300 square feet of living space, including six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, office space, a bar and dog hotel, this is the perfect place to settle down to a quiet life. However, located in the gated community of Hidden Hills, California, home to the likes of Drake, the Osbourne’s, the Kardashians and Jamie Foxx, you’ll have good company nearby if you begin to feel isolated.
Jon Bon Jovi’s $16m Manhattan condo
Living in a flat usually means sacrificing a garden in exchange for a nice view. However, Jon Bon Jovi’s $16m Manhattan apartment offers the best of both. This four bedroom, five bathroom home comes complete with a spacious grass-covered balcony also looks out over the Hudson River and Hoboken skyline. Located on the river front with exposure from the North, South and West, you will get plenty of sunshine both in and outside of your new home.
Clean and tidy aren’t words often associated with the rock ’n’ roll lifestyle, but it doesn’t look like Bon Jovi’s pad has seen too many wild parties. With a minimalist feel that uses white, grey and brown décor, the condo appears cosy, despite its abundance of space.
Aside from the many beds and bathrooms inside the property, you will also gain access to a swimming pool, hot tub, gym, sauna, play room and party room. Likewise, there will also be a 24 hour concierge service on hand to take your luxury lifestyle to the next level.
Jim Belushi’s $38.5 San Francisco villa
Covered in Venetian plaster and surrounded by a sprawling forest of greenery, you would expect to find this property on a sun-soaked Mediterranean island. It appears to be a world away from the high-tech city of San Francisco.
Yet, this property is located on the shore of the San Francisco Bay. If you wanted to pretend otherwise, there’s little stopping you. Expert designer Michael Smith and architect Oscar Shamamian expertly designed the property to allow its residents to do just that. The duo have provided a Mediterranean experience that is indistinguishable from the real thing. Likewise, sitting on 1.3 acres of land behind walls and gates, this property is shielded from the world outside.
Currently owned by the multi-talented Jim Belushi – part-time comedian, actor and musician – this villa provides peak luxury. Each room has been designed to fit the theme, complete with tiles and floors from Italy, Venezuela and Morocco.
However, Smith and Shamamian didn’t neglect function and comfort in the name of design and aesthetics. This villa provides its residents with everything that they need. It also comes with some luxury extras that are somewhat less necessary, such as a swimming pool, sauna and screening room.
Ellen DeGeneres’ $45m Santa Barbara County villa
Designed and built by famed architect Wallace Frost as his permanent US residence, this 1930s villa was created with an impeccable level of detail. Thought has gone into every piece of the structure, from the wood beams supporting the ceiling to the tiles lining the roof above, to give this property the look and feel of an authenic 17th century Italian home.
However, its current owner is the star of the show. Popular television host Ellen DeGeneres has listed the stunning property. Having purchased the home in 2013 for $26.5m, DeGeneres has since bought the two adjacent properties. As a result, this luxury home is now surrounded by 17 acres of green land.
While plenty of it to explore, DeGeneres has previously stated that the outside is just as wonderful as the inside.