From Taylor Swift’s swanky mansion to Meg Ryan’s house in New York City, we present you the upscale residences of Hollywood Stars in our series of celebrity homes.
Located at: Beverly Hills, California
Size: 10,982 sq ft
Price: Taylor Swift paid US$25 million in 2015 for this beauty.
Highlights: The former estate of Samuel Goldwyn, founder of the famous Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the house was built in 1934. It is in the same neighborhood as Hollywood legends Clark Gable and Charlie Chaplin. The house was a location for the 1947 Oscar-winning film, The Best Years of Our Lives.
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Located at: McLean, Northern Virginia
Size: 23,000 sq ft
Price: Currently on sale for US$49.5 million
Highlights: This mansion brought up a girl who grew up to be the first lady. It certainly looks like a house to breed such a lady, classic Georgian-styled decorations, a vegetation-enclosed garden, and a river-view terrace give it a sense of fine elegance, while the tennis court and the indoor and outdoor pools are an indication of its luxurious amenities.
Located at: Holmby Hills, Los Angeles
Size: 7,000 sq ft
Price: On sale for US$13.995 million
Highlights: The mansion is just elegant as the Hollywood film and fashion icon himself. The 700 sq ft guest house and 1,000 sq ft staff office provide testimony to her hospitality. The main house, designed by architect Paul Williams, shows a classic taste.
Located at: SoHo neighborhood in New York City
Size: 4,100 sq ft
Price: Sold in 2017 for US$9.85 million
Highlights: After taking a lift up to the upper-level loft, guests can see the house that has been rebuilt by the actress and interior designer, Meg Ryan. The house offers a casual, modern city look, the simple beauty of black and white, exposed brick walls in a media room, and an open kitchen filled with natural lighting and brightness.
Located at: Beverly Hills Trousdale Estates, California
Size: 7,100 sq ft
Price: On sale for US$9.995 million
Highlight: The house looks very airy and spacious with good lighting and lots of glass elements – walls, lift, and armrests. The fire pit right in the pavilion, which offers views of the meditation garden outside, provides a warm and cozy atmosphere.
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Size: 5,000 sq ft
Price: On sale for US$5.9 million
Highlight: Elvis’ honeymoon house was called ‘The House of Tomorrow’ because of its futuristic design by Look Magazine in 1962. Designed by modernist architect William Krisel, the house still looks futuristic 55 years later with its glass walls and pool terrace. It also witnessed the fruit of that honeymoon with Priscilla – their daughter Lisa Marie.