Celebrity homes are on the market all the time, with plenty to choose from, and compared to the recent rash of billionaire homes, they can be surprisingly affordable. Of course, some are still plenty expensive. Here is a look at some of the homes of the ultra-famous currently on the market, as listed by TopTenRealEstateDeals.com, which posts famous and unique homes weekly.
10. Goldie Hawn And Kurt Russell Malibu Retreat, CA
The $14.75 million oceanfront residence of Hollywood duo Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell was recently renovated in 2005 and features 4,300 square-feet of luxurious living space. The Malibu retreat features a master bedroom with ocean views, Chinese Onyx bath area, designer kitchen and a separate guest house. Outside, a partially covered outdoor living room extends from the main property while a gated courtyard and fountains highlight the expansive grounds.
9. Greta Garbo Beach Home, CA
The former Garbo family compound is equipped with a party deck for Hollywood-style entertaining, six-car garage and surf shack. The beachfront property, designed in a rustic Mediterranean style, features 5 bedrooms in 6,000 square feet of space. Panoramic views of the water are perhaps the homes most-coveted amenity. Total price tag is $9,000,000.
8. Billy Joel Beach House, NY
Singer Billy Joel’s 4-bedroom beach house on 145-feet of sandy shoreline in Long Island’s Sagaponack was previously owned by actor Roy Scheider of Jaws fame. Recently renovated, it is in turn-key shape and the price has been reduced from a high of $22,500,000 to the current $16,750,000.
7. Sean “Diddy” Combs Estate, NJ
Music impresario Sean “Diddy” Combs recently listed his 3-acre Alpine, New Jersey estate for $13,500,000. The 17-room main house is a whopping 26,000 square foot, plus there is a guest house, pool, tennis court, and putting green.
6. Kenny Rogers Golf & Horse Estate, GA
Country star Kenny Rogers’ former estate is totally over the top with its own 18-hole golf course, world-class equestrian facility, several pools and tennis courts, two gyms, a movie theater and a 30-acre lake – with beach house, all on 1200-acres just outside Athens, GA. The main house is 13,000 square feet, there are several others, and it is currently being operated as a private-takeover boutique resort while awaiting a buyer at $20 million.
5. Katherine Hepburn Waterfront Estate, CT
The greatest actress of all time, Katherine Hepburn lived in this estate that was in her family for the past century until her death at 96 in 2003. The 8,400-square foot 6-bedroom home is beautiful, but the $28,000,000 price tag reflects the one of a kind seaside setting on the shore of Long Island Sound in Old Saybrook, CT. Occupying 3.5 acres, it has nearly 700 feet of waterfront with a private dock and beach, as well as a pond.
4. Bing Crosby Estate, CA
Bing Crosby’s 7200-square foot, 6-bedroom Southern Colonial mansion sits on 2-acres in LA’s Touluca Lake. With an over-the-top Master Bedroom Suite, billiard room, commercial kitchen, and a separate 2-bedroom guest house, it seems like a steal at $4,795,000.
3. John Madden Apartment, NYC
NFL player, coach, TV commentator and video game guru John Madden is offering his classic 2-bedroom New York City apartment for $4,395,000. It is in The Dakota, also once John Lennon’s residence and the film location for Rosemary’s Baby. The classic apartment has high ceilings, elaborate original molding, fireplaces, and tons of built in bookshelves and cabinets.
2. Elizabeth Taylor Compound, CA
The epitome of stardom and Hollywood glamour, Elizabeth Taylor has been called the greatest movie star of all time. Her Bel Air residence is on the market for the first time since she bought in 1981. The 1.3 acre estate has its own guard house, 7,000-sqaure foot main house, and iridescent mosaic tile pool with adjoining sauna. The grounds have formal gardens, a bamboo jungle, rose gardens, a koi pond and greenhouse for cultivating orchids. $8,600,000.
1. Harrison Ford Apartment, NYC
The leading man of our lifetime, Harrison Ford has homes in LA and Jackson, WY, and is jettisoning this penthouse apartment in New York’s Chelsea for $16,000,000. The 11-room, 5,664-sqaure foot apartment has concrete floors boasting radiant heat throughout, secured elevator, gourmet kitchen, and private roof deck.