Amazingly extravagant homes on some of the most valuable real estate is what sums up most celebrity homes. Many movies stars live very extravagant lives and their homes usually reflect this more than anything else.
Very few families need 10 bathrooms and 12 bedrooms but if you have to keep up with the Hollywood lifestyle then these become essential when buying a home as an A-list celebrity.
Its no wonder that real estate agents to the rich and famous are known for sparing no expense when it comes to making the sale. Properties in the $10 to $20 million range are much more abundant than you may think and taking a drive around the Hollywood Hills will showcase that fact.
Celebrities are known for having lots of quirks. There’s been many strange bathroom renovations that included a gold plated toilet seat. Some of the kitchen renovations are also very strange since the majority of celebs have private chefs that are often the only ones who actually use the kitchens.
One feature you will find in almost all celebrity homes are big and totally over the top cinema and multimedia technology. The entrancement/media room with the latest and greatest in in-home entertainment systems. Tiger Woods’ new mansion is said to have a full sized cinema.
The rapper and business man bought this massive 50,000 square foot mansion which has everything you can think of. Apart from having more rooms than most hotels, the house also has a strip club, nightclub and a cinema. The house overlooks and an artificial pond with adjoining basketball court and several outbuildings for guests and staff. The house is currently on the market for $10 million.
DJ and music royalty Avicii (Tim Berling) built this incredible modern gem in Hollywood. At 2,100 square feet its not the biggest but it certainly has the wow factor. With a lot of amazing technologies, the floor to ceiling glass gives 360 degree views almost everywhere in the house. A special type of glass ensures that the DJ gets all the privacy he needs without compromising on views out.
With 6 bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms and11,600 square feet this is a huge house – even by Hollywood standards. One of the main features of the house is a 60 foot long verandah that overlooks the Santa Monica mountains and the Pacific Ocean. The house has 10-foot ceilings throughout and features 6 different fireplaces. Its rumored that he recently sold the home for $18 million.
While this villa does not look like much on the outside, its on some of the most expensive real estate in the world. It has a staggering 25 bedrooms and was built in the 18th century. The house was featured in his movie Oceans Twelve and Clooney is known for hosting many celebrity friends at this home. The charm of the river, the landscape gardens and the authentic Italian feel makes this a truly amazing property.
The Friends star bought this 8,500 square feet mansion with amazing panoramic views. While the house looks very modern it has a chicken coop as well as a raised bed kitchen garden. For friends and family there’s a guest house in addition to the 6 bathrooms and 4 bedrooms in the main house. It also futures a landscaped garden and pool area that maximises the stunning views.
Its certainly not everyday that you see a house that has 2 jet planes parked in the driveway. John Travolta is an avid and accomplished pilot and has both a Jetstream and Boeing 747 parked on the property with an adjoining runway – which allows him to fly in and out of his front door. The house also features a 16 car garage and 6 bedrooms.
This beach side stunner is not only a beautiful house but it has a number of eco friendly features that includes recycled materials and bamboo flooring. The most amazing thing about the house is its location – overlooking Malibu beach which is some of the most sought after real estate in the country. She recently demolished two adjacent buildings to expand the house which now also includes a tennis court.
Designed by star architect Grant Kirkpatric, this massive 29,000 foot home has 7 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms. It has a very modern open floor plan with a lot of natural mahogany trusses and ceilings exposed through the inside of the house. The house is very airy and filled with natural light. It has a 5-car garage, spa, gym, koi pond and outbuildings for staff.
Barbados born singer Rihanna bought this mansion which is located at the extravagant One Sandy Lane resort in Barbados. The house is a massive 10,000 square feet and feels more like a hotel than a house. Its built around a massive pool with multiple verandas to make the most of the amazing oce4an views.
This 6,600 square foot Gothic style house features 5 bedrooms and 4.5 bathrooms. Sandra Bullock bought the house with ex-husband Jesse James and the house features many old-school charms like marbled mantels, antique mouldings and even a ballroom. What’s really impressive about this house is the 14-foot high ceilings.
The Rocky and Rambo star is a Hollywood heavyweight and this house reflects it. Its a stunning Mediterranean inspired home with beautifully landscaped gardens. By comparison to other celebrities its quite modest with only 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms its still very spacious and a real standout in Beverly Hills.
Pop and country star, Taylor Swift bought this 11,000 square foot Colonial mansion cash. It has 8 bedrooms and 10.5 bathrooms and sits at the top of Watch Hill on 5 acres of land. It has 4 storeys with vast ocean views. The house was built in the 1930’s but has been beautifully renovated to accommodate the pop princess’ lifestyle needs.
This amazing new property that has a 4-hole golf course, a running track, a full sized training pool and some of the best ocean frontage in Florida. Woods built the home from scratch to satisfy all his (many) requirements which includes an oxygen therapy room, wine cellar and media room. Its reported that the house has some foundation issue due to the poor soil conditions and the house is said to show cracks already.
The combination of NFL football star and international supermodel gives you this 14,000 square foot mansion. It features 6 bedrooms and a number of eco-friendly features which includes solar panels that provides electricity to the entire property. The house is built entirely from limestone and the roof is finished in slate and these natural materials blend in perfectly with the natural lake and evergreen surrounds.
As one of Hollywood’s highest paid actors, this Calabasas mansion is totally over the top. Apart from the $20 million price tag its a real mansion. With 25,000 square feet it has 9 bedrooms, a cinema and even a meditation room. It also features a full recording studio where his children recorded some of their hit songs.
The supermodel and her billionaire husband own this 66 acre Aspen ranch. Its 14,000 square foot and has 7 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms. The interior features a lot of exposed wood ceilings with limestone flooring and has a very classic feel. The couple recently put the house up for sale at a staggering $35 million.
Located in Brentwood County, California the former governor of California and Hollywood heavyweight has one of the best properties in all of California. This home is over 14,500 square feet with ample outdoor space which includes animal corrals, a duck pond and a tennis court.
After reviving her singing career the pop princess upgraded to this 9,100 square foot mansion. It features 10 bedrooms, 13 bathrooms, a ballroom, wine cellar, chef’s kitchen, games room and even 2 staff apartments. It also has a full sized tennis court and a swimming pool with multiple hot tubs.
The singer has since sold the mansion in a selling frenzy where she got rid of some of her mansions. This one was certainly one of the most extravagant. It was custom built for the singer and sits on a 5 and a half acres of Atlantic Ocean front. It features a full water park with numerous guest houses and a main residence of 10,000 square feet.
This house that looks like its out of one of Depp’s quirky movies was actually bought for a “steal” ($3 million) back in 1996. Its a 1922 home that features 8 bedrooms and 10 bathrooms in the prestigious neighborhood in West Hollywood. Its not sure what the actual current value of the house is but its estimated to be well over $10 million.
As one of the most successful TV personalities this talk show host and business woman has a house to die for. With 10 fireplaces, 14 bathrooms and 6 bedrooms its safe to say that there’s ample space for relaxing in style. There’s also an artificial lake with a collection of exotic fish on the grounds.