It’s hard for celebrities to have a typical life so why should they have a common humdrum abode? Residing in extravagant luxury is a bonus for the rich and famous, which is why many live in some of the most lavish of homes. Perfect A-list choice properties include pools, tennis courts, gardens, amazing views, theatres, and even a landing strip for their planes. Everyone needs a safe-haven to call home, and fortunately for celebrities, they have unlimited access and ability to create spectacular spaces. Some of their homes may seem more like a 5-star resort or a tranquil retreat.
Below are 15 sensational and notable celebrity homes that are bound to make you envious.
15- Jennifer Aniston- Bel Air Mansion
Actress Jennifer Aniston purchased a huge mansion in Bel Air for $21 million. According to “variety.com,” the property has a chicken coop and a raised-bed kitchen garden. The home is 8,500 square feet and has 4 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. The perfect panoramic views are complimented with a poolside pavilion and an adorable guest house.
14- Julia Roberts- Malibu Beach Gem
Famous actress Julia Roberts purchased a beautiful pad perfectly placed on the cliffs overlooking the beach in Malibu. According to “starmap.com,” Roberts demolished two adjacent homes to help expand her super-sized estate. Not only is the home luxurious, but it’s also eco-friendly as it has recycled tiles and bamboo flooring.
13- 50 Cent- Connecticut Mansion
Rapper 50 Cent purchased an amazing 50,000 square foot mansion in Connecticut for $4.1 million. According to “people.com,” the house as a strip club, indoor nightclub, screening room, and grotto. 50 Cent put many personal touches throughout the mansion as well. For example, he designed his formal living room with his grandmother in mind and even refers to the room as “my grandmother’s room.” Despite his personal touches, 50 Cent has placed the house on the market and asking $10 million.
12- Sylvester Stallone- Beverly Hill Mansion
Complete with four stone fire places, four bedrooms, and five bathrooms, this mansion is a definite beauty. Sylvester Stallone purchased the property for $4.5 million, and the Spanish-Mediterranean style home has many features. For example, arched doorways, beamed ceilings, and a huge patio with outside dining areas, which helps accentuate the beautiful mountain views.
11- Sandra Bullock- New Orleans Gothic Mansion
While still married, Sandra Bullock and Jesse James purchased this beauty in New Orleans for $2,250,000. Located in the Garden District, the property is 6,615 square feet, and has 5 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. According to “variety.com,” the mansion has marbled mantels, antique molding, 14-foot ceilings, and a parlor and ballroom.
10- Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith- Calabasas Compound
This multi-talented family lives in a huge custom-built circular compound in Calabasas, California that is sure to keep anyone entertained for hours. Worth nearly $20 million and full of luxury, the Smith’s dream home is anything but traditional. According to E Online, the home is 25,000-square-feet, and inside you will find refined, sophisticated furniture and earthy organic tones. This mega mansion is complete with 9 bedrooms, a meditation room, a screening room and even a recording studio where Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” was recorded. Rumors have been spread that the couple have placed the home up for sale, but there’s no confirmation yet.
Per NY Daily News, the property took nearly four years to complete, and there are various interpretations of adobe in Moroccan, Spanish, and Persian. Other features of this humongous dramatic estate are a private man-made lake, gazebo, and full-size tennis and basketball courts.
9- Avicii- Hollywood Villa
Famous DJ Avicii, real name Tim Bergling, lives in a fascinating villa located in Hollywood. Brought to life by “McLean Design”, the property creates an illusion of being suspended in air. DJ Avicii is fortunate as his home is a comfy 2,100-square feet and complete with all of the latest technology.
This luxuriant villa also has an endless array of mirrored windows, which provides an incredible view of LA. “The Most Expensive Homes” advises that his home is a “dream home” for music producers. It might be due to the lighting and windows, or the cinema room and pool. Either way, Avicii has quite the stunner!
8- Rihanna- Barbados Villa
Singer Rihanna decided to stick to her roots when she made her most recent house purchase. Located at the luxurious One Sandy Lane resort on the island of Barbados, Rhianna purchased a gorgeous mansion for nearly $22 million to be closer to her family. The 10,000-square-foot home comes with private elevators and underground parking. Rihanna’s sprawling beach-side mansion has a grand lobby with a spiral staircase, private gym, and multiple verandas with amazing sea views. Rihanna’s home also has a large pool, and 24-hour concierge and security.
7- George Clooney- Lake Como Charmer
Charming actor George Clooney is a lucky man to own a villa nestled along one of the most famous Italian lakes, Laglio on Lake Como. Named “Villa Oleandra,” this stunning $30 million, 25-room villa will take you’re your breath away. The home was built in the 18th– century, and hosts a romantic feel as it’s surrounded by beautiful flower beds inside landscaped gardens, and stunning views. Inside, the home is just as dreamy, as it’s full of ornately carved ceilings, and dramatic art work, Clooney built a walking bridge covered with ivy over the main road so he can walk throughout his property undetected.
What may be coolest of all is that Clooney and guests can just swim up to his Italian villa. Per CBS News, the actor filmed part of Oceans Twelve at his lakefront home, which adds even more cool points!
6- Conan O’Brien- Pacific Palisades Pad
Hilarious talk show host Conan O’Brien recently sold his pricey mega-mansion in Pacific Palisades. According to E! Online, O’Brien purchased the 11,600 square-foot home for $19.5 million. The home was complete with 6 bedrooms, 8.5 bathrooms, 10-foot ceilings and 6 fireplaces. It also came with a state-of-the-art screening room or his 60-foot long veranda located in the back of the house.
Not only is the house itself gorgeous and swanky, but the views stretch from the Santa Monica Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. There’s a swimming pool, spa and poolside pavilion, and indoor and outdoor kitchens. However, it looks like he didn’t want to stay too long as he recently sold this mansion… and took a loss of approximately $1.5 million.
5- Tiger Woods- Jupiter Island Castle
This $60 million home on Jupiter Island in Florida belongs to Tiger Woods. The property stretches from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean, and is full of many amenities. There’s no question that Tiger Woods would have his own golf course, a 4-green golf course actually, and the grass is immaculate as well.
A huge focus has been placed on the outside of the estate, which has a 100-foot lap pool, a 60-foot diving pool, spa, and tennis and basketball courts. According to Business Insider, Woods built the Jupiter Island home from scratch on 12-acres and has its own private dock. This spacious property also has an oxygen therapy room, fitness center, a huge master suite, as well as three other bedroom suites, a media room, a basement wine cellar, and its own elevator. Woods needs to be careful though because according to People magazine, the waterfront mansion is sinking. Cracks began forming in the walls and doorframes throughout the house, mostly due to Florida’s soft soil. Wood’s has reportedly hired contractors who have begun taking appropriate actions such as stabilizing the home with “helical piles.”
4- Taylor Swift- Rhode Island Beauty
Super famous country-pop star Taylor Swift purchased a posh waterfront property in Watch Hill, Rhode Island last year. According to Forbes, Swift dropped close to $17 million cash, for the Colonial-style mansion. Swift’s posh 11,000 square-foot, 4-story dig has 8 bedrooms and 10.5 baths and sits on the highest point in Watch Hill. According to US Weekly, the seaside summer sits on a spacious five acres and is said to have been built in 1930.
Surrounded by gorgeous water, 700 feet of beachfront to be exact, and picturesque views, Swift definitely made a great investment. Other features include a parking-lot sized motor court in front of the house, 8 fireplaces, an over-sized kitchen, a huge recreation room, and an expansive master-suite with two bathrooms. Swift also has numerous balconies, a pool and pool house, and a sun room.
3- John Travolta- Fly-In Florida Home
John Travolta, one of the most well-known actors out there, lives large in his Ocala, Florida home. According to Business Insider Travolta’s house is a functional airport complete with 2 7500-foot runways for his private planes. If that wasn’t astonishing enough, the runways lead directly to his front door so he can have access to his planes at a moment’s notice.
He houses his planes in two large plane pavilions, which are connected to the house. The house also has 6 bedrooms, a large pool, a guest house, a 16-car garage, a great room with a games table and curved window walls.
2- Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen- LA Estate
When you put together a successful football player and a beautiful model, you’re surely going to find an amazing home. According to Architectural Digest, the home is filled with creativity and coziness, the couple’s old-world European themed mansion is definitely noteworthy. The six-bedroom, 14,000-square foot house is constructed with limestone and slate, and filled with ceramic tile, brick, and marble to just name a few. Inside you will find a refined atmosphere illuminated by extravagant light fixtures and chandeliers. One of the most unique aspects of the property would be the pool, which is laid out to form the impression of a natural lake.
There is a gorgeous garden, filled with fruit trees, vegetables, and pretty flowers, and nestled nearby is a chicken coop filled with hens. Another awesome aspect is that the couple used as many recycled components as possible when building their home. They also installed two enormous displays of photovoltaic solar panels to meet all of the property’s electrical needs. However, it looks like the power couple wants to live on the East Coast full-time- as a result they put their immaculate mansion on the market and according to Los Angeles Times, Rapper Dr. Dre purchased the property for $40 million in June 2014.
1- Matt Damon- Pacific Palisades Stunner
A-lister Matt Damon has the privilege of having the “best house in the Pacific Palisades.” The $15 million three-story mansion is located on a corner, private lot and was designed by Grant Kirkpatrick. It has 29,000 square feet, 35-foot-high ceilings, 7 bedrooms, 10 baths, and a 5 car garage. Damon’s home is described in Realtor.com as having an airy feeling, with disappearing glass walls and an open floor plan.
According to Realtor.com, there’s an emphasis on indoor/outdoor living, which is presented by an open atrium, 35-foot mahogany vaulted ceilings, and a floating stairway. Other super-star features are a guest suite, spa pavilion, gym, 2 maids rooms, a koi pond, and lush landscaping.