Every man’s dream is to own a gorgeous home and call it his own with pride. If any man says he doesn’t wish to have one, he is lying. Beautifully designed, spacious homes are always on everyone’s wish list. Modern yet cozy, classy yet minimal or fancy and luxurious is something no one will mind. Dream homes come in all shapes and sizes, so take your pick! While talking about dream homes, if there’s anyone who does it big, those people are celebrities and the elite. Although they can live in huts too, mansions are not big enough for them. With fleet of rooms and relaxing infinity pools, celebrities do really know how to do it right and how! Exquisite interiors with best of the line furniture, splendid bathrooms that you’d never want to leave and impeccable gardens, celebrities leave no stone unturned. Here’s a list of our favorite striking households.
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are probably the world’s most controversial couple and they have built their beautiful home as extravagant as their controversies. The $20 million Californian property in hidden hills is obviously not their only home but definitely worth talking about. They purchased the property back in August 2014 and put it up for renovation at that time. The couple were residing at Kris Jenner’s house while the renovation was on. As per Daily Mail, they shifted to their new house in January 2015.
The mansion is within a splendid 3.5 acres of land. With multiple sleek cars seeping into the driveway, it sure seems the couple have settled in and living with their baby girl North with another child on its way. The mansion has multiple pools, a pool room and of course, their own vineyard. It has eight dazzling bedrooms. The house also boasts of a fully equipped gym, a large sauna, steam room and a private patio with an inbuilt spa! There is a theater, a wet bar, a library, an office, a family room and a huge playroom for North and her friends. Kanye also seems to have an in-house studio which he will be using for obvious reasons.
Beyonce & Jay-Z are known to be one of the most extravagant couples in the industry and they justify that tag with the amazing houses they own. One of our top favorites amongst all the properties of the Carters is Sandcastle. Nested in Bridgehampton, New York, Sandcastle is exactly what could be categorized as one’s dream home! The entire family rents this private abode to spend quality time by the beach, every summer. The fabulous Sandcastle is known to be one of the most expensive houses in the Hamptons. With a high and fancy price tag of $43,500,000 and a monthly rent of $400,000, Sandcastle is definitely meant only for the elite. It is loaded with an array of 12 bedrooms that are nothing less in appearance than a 7-star hotel. It has an alluring walnut library that is not a very common feature to be seen in celebrity homes. In it, rests a 2,800 square feet master bedroom with a stunning walk-in closet which is every woman’s dream. When one looks at such a home and the family that lives in it, it is natural to imagine that all the members are extremely happy and having the time of their lives, right? Well we aren’t sure about how happy they are, but they definitely are having the time of their lives.
Rihanna reflects a young independent girl who has made it on her own, seen the highs and lows of life and battled through all of them with courage. Her individuality also reflects through the house she lives in, that she rents. Being a role model for many women, Rihanna has definitely set an example for millions around the world. The $7 million mansion that goes by the name Fortress is the humble yet lavish abode of Rihanna. Situated in Hollywood Hill, Fortress is decorated in glass, chrome and gray significance. As Rihanna is a party animal and loves her club life, this primitive mansion is the perfect setup for her. With a large pool, well decorated interiors and spacious rooms, Rihanna doesn’t seem like the kind who compromises on luxury. The house is very obviously Rihanna’s favorite hideout and we are absolutely glad the young lady is doing so well.
The couple’s summer and winter home, Chateau Miraval is located on the south of France. The house reflects a vintage yet modern look and feel which will leave any onlooker in awe and admiration. The mansion costs a whooping $60 million with 35 rooms and a trench. The couple had their marriage in this beautiful home and we think it was the perfect venue for this classy couple. After their marriage, they moved their family of 6 kids there. The home is a winery as well which is obvious as the couple share a mutual admiration for wine-making. Other than white wine, the estate also manufactures Rose which is sold at $18 per bottle. Wine Spectator placed it at number 84 in their 2013 list and called it “refined and elegant.”
The famous actor behind legendary movies like Pulp Fiction and Saturday Night Fever displays an affection and interest for jets. Located in Florida, John Travolta is the sole owner of this brilliantly designed mansion. Designed and shaped like an airport, the aerial view of his house will blow your mind! With a runway of its own, this mansion is home to a Boeing 707. With two aircrafts, a dedicated parking spot is built for the Boeing 707 resting at the back. A dream-like, creatively designed pool is at the back as well. The interior of the house is one the classiest ones, you will ever encounter and remind you of a person who is a jet-setter at heart. It also has a astounding garage for 16 cars. The net worth of this breathtaking house is $2.5 million. Way to go Travolta, you truly prove the saying, “Live life, King size.”
They say a sportsman makes double the amount an actor makes. Now pair that up with the world’s highest paid model’s net worth and imagine the possibilities of building a dream home. Tom and Gisele built a home that took 3 years to complete and oh my wonder, it is absolutely gorgeous. The house cost $20 million and that amount justifies every nook and corner of it. The Los Angeles house is of 22,000 square feet and reflects a resort-ish feel. The swimming pool is massive and will again, remind you of a top notch resort meant only for the elite. They have also included a castle-like custom designed play area for their kids and their friends. The mansion has the view of a lovely moat that runs across the front of it along with a bridge soaring over it. Their abode has 8 bedrooms, six garages for their fancy cars and a wine-cellar. Being heavily and professionally into sports and modeling, the two very obviously need a gym. The couple have thrown in an impressive state-of-the-art gym which is every fitness freak’s dream.
When you think about golf, the first name that will come to your mind is Tiger Woods. After his recent break-up with ex-wife Elin Nordegren, which terminated quite expensively, Tiger is now living in his $60 mansion in Florida. His house overlooks the Atlantic Ocean giving it a million dollar view. This golfer undoubtedly has a four-hole golf course at the back, meant for Tiger and his friends to use. If that is not enough, he also made a custom running track. Adorned with huge bay windows to acknowledge the ocean view, this house is definitely close to what heaven must feel like. A glass fronted lift is set up inside. Like most celebrities, Tiger also shares great love for wine and has installed a wine cellar in his pad. It also includes one cinema, a games area and a huge, dream-like master bedroom. It is located in Jupiter Island estate which is an exclusive Florida community for the elite.
The popular TV show host, Oprah Winfrey has been in the industry for over 25 years and has very evidently made a fortune for herself. She resides in a huge mansion located in Montecito, California. Being branded as the “Queen of Talk,” Oprah also now owns a network called the Oprah Winfrey network. Her mansion is made of 6 beautifully decorated bedrooms, 10 fireplaces placed around the house and 14 heavenly and relaxing bathrooms. Oprah definitely has impeccable taste and class that suits her personality and reflects through her humble abode. She has love for marine life and has a lake just for her exotic fish collection. She also has a massive movie cinema inside. The house underwent renovation recently, which obviously isn’t a very big deal for the multi million dollar celebrity.
That brings us to the end of our favorite celebrity abodes and we have to say, looking at these just makes us want to dream of owning our own dream mansion someday. We are pretty sure the feeling is mutual!