Insane Resort Homes of the Rich and Famous
When it comes to resort homes of the rich and famous, it's all about luxury, extravagance and comfort. Here are eight examples of how celebrities are living their best lives when it comes to vacation homes.
Taylor Swift’s Beachside Home
Singer Taylor Swift owns several homes, but according to trulia, Swift’s nine-bathroom seaside estate in Watch Hill, Rhode Island is worth more than $20 million. The home overlooks the Block Island Sound and Montauk Point, and has nearly 12,000 square feet of living space. This is where the British Royal Family loves to go on vacation.
Oprah’s Horse Farm
Oprah has plenty of room for all her favorite things at her 23-acre coastal resort home in Montecito, California. According to Zillow, Winfrey dropped $28.5 million on the house, which includes “a 4,750-square-foot main house with four fireplaces, plus a pool, open and covered patios, a manager’s cottage and a horse trainer’s house — as well as show horses. Outside the rambling stable and barn are riding rings, irrigated pastures and extensive fencing.”
Jennifer Lopez’s Mansion in the Hamptons
Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez spent $10 million on this 3-acre property in the Hamptons for times when she wants to escape the confines of her New York City home. The home, according to trulia, features eight bedrooms, 7 1/2 bathrooms and 8,500 square feet of living space. When it comes time to relax, there’s a pool, theater, sauna, steam room and covered porches. Make your home feel like a luxe hotel with these 19 tips.
Leonardo DiCaprio’s Desert Getaway
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio purchased this Palm Springs getaway home in 2014 for $5.2 million, according to realtor.com. The 7,000-square-foot pad has six bedrooms and 7 1/2 bathrooms in the main house, along with a guest house, pool, sunken bar in the living room, a tennis court and views of the mountains. Like what you can see? You can book it as a vacation rental for $3,750 per night. Celebrities have stayed in these Airbnbs and you can too!
George Clooney’s Italian Villa
George Clooney and his wife Amal call Lake Como, Italy their home away from home. Their 18th-century villa is located on a cliff overlooking Lake Como (on the left in this photo), according to Italy Travel Guide. Clooney, who bought the property in 2002, spends a chunk of the year there. The villa features a screening room, pool, gym, and of course—a priceless view.
Mick Jagger’s Caribbean Pad
Where does Mick Jagger go to get away? His Japanese-inspired villa on the private West Indies island of Mustique, according to Forbes. “Instead of one large main home, seven separate pavilions each house one room. Much like a traditional Japanese garden, a raised wooden walkway connects the raised pavilions above a serene stream,” according to Forbes. You can stay there too! The villa rents for anywhere from $17,000 for the week during the slow season to $46,500 during the holidays. Before you rent out your home on Airbnb, here are 14 things you need to know.
Donna Karan’s Sanctuary
Fashion designer Donna Karan calls her Turks and Caicos home away from home “The Sanctuary,” according to Luxury Living. The 10-acre property includes two four-bedroom villas and an outdoor pavilion, infinity pool, spa, butler service and two-story yoga studio. In addition, Karan herself designed some of the home’s decor. You can book Karan’s Sanctuary for your next trip!
Dick Clark’s Lakefront Gem
Dick Clark died in 2012, but you can rent the lakeside retreat he built and furnished as a vacation home. The five-bedroom home in Lake Arrowhead, California features a master suite in the loft, a sprawling deck and plenty of gorgeous views. The home’s rental fee starts at $580 per night.