Rusty Tweed Shares 10 of the most luxurious vacation homes around the country
The wealthy and famous have many choices about where to spend their time when they are not working. Luxurious vacation homes are located in a wide variety of areas around the country, from beachside mansions to rugged mountainside hideouts.
These amazing vacation homes will open your eyes to the possibilities of enjoying your own vacation in a beautiful place. Rusty Tweed, a real estate expert, explores 10 celebrity vacation homes and fills readers in about their gorgeous amenities.
1. Mark Wahlberg’s home in Beverly Hills
This 30,000 square foot home is located on 6.14 acres of land in the gated community of Beverly Park. The home has 11 bedrooms and 18 bathrooms.
The French-style home has a stone pool, a gazebo, a spa, and a basketball court. The home also has a separate guest house and entertainment complex.
2. Taylor Swift’s home in Watch Hill, Rhode Island
Taylor Swift’s oceanside getaway has been the site of many lavish parties and celebrity get-togethers, particularly around the Fourth of July. The house was built in 1930. It is located at the top of Watch Hill, commanding a 700-foot stretch of shoreline. The house also has views of Little Narragansett Bay.
The house is located only 65 feet from the ocean. It boasts 8 bedrooms, 8 fireplaces, and a gorgeous pool.
3. Oprah Winfrey’s home in Hana, Hawaii
Oprah’s Hawaiian hideaway is smaller than most celebrity vacation homes, but it more than makes up for it with an incredible building site. The home has a wraparound porch allowing views of the remote up-country region in every direction with distant views of the ocean.
The home has been fully remodeled, featuring walk-out terraces in the bedrooms and a charming, high-ceilinged interior.
4. Justin Bieber’s Hawaiian Getaway
Justin Bieber frequently rents an amazing home on the Big Island of Hawaii for his vacations, located just a few miles north of the town of Hilo. The home has 10 bathrooms, 5 bedrooms, and two master suites. It includes a lovely waterfall and ocean views. This home is available to the public for $10,000 a night.
5. Liev Schrieber and Naomi Watts: Summer cottage in the Hamptons
Many celebrities with East Coast ties spend a great deal of their summers at the far end of Long Island, where ocean views and luxurious amenities are plenty. These summer “cottages” are well-appointed and have wonderfully decorated interiors.
This 3,500 square foot home is valued at $5.4 million. This is an astounding price for the square footage, but the high price of real estate in Montauk accounts for much of that. The home has 4 bedrooms and 4.5 baths. Its master suite has French doors that open to ocean views.
The home has its own pool, pool house, and flagstone terrace that are perfect for entertaining. The property also features a short path to a public beach at a New York state park.
6. Marc Anthony’s home in Brookville, New York
This historic $4.5 million home is located on an 8.5 acre property. The home is large at 10,000 square feet. It has 10 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms. The house also has a home theater and recording studio. Outside, there are two guesthouses and a pool.
Marc Anthony is able to get away from it all in a rural setting that is perfect for supporting his creative endeavors. The home may be low-key, but it is not lacking in luxury.
7. Julia Roberts’s home in Hanalei, Hawaii
This 5 bedroom home sits on the beach. The historic home was built in 1917 and has been extensively remodeled with the most modern and high-tech amenities. Julia Roberts bought it in 2011 for $13.375 million. While her family no longer owns the property, tourists still enjoy seeing it.
8. Scarlett Johansson’s beach house in Amagansett, New York
This 3,500 square foot shingled cottage boasts 4 bedroom and 4.5 bathrooms. The property is relatively small at 1.4 acres, but it has plenty of seaside charm and direct deeded beach access. The living room has a lovely two-sided fireplace.
9. Pharrell Williams’s incredible Miami home
Not all luxury homes are located on the beach. Pharrell Williams vacations in a Miami penthouse that sold for $9.25 million. The home is located in the Brickell neighborhood of Miami in the Bristol Tower.
One of the outstanding features of the home is the spiral staircase leading to a translucent domed roof. With three levels of decks and terraces, including a pool, there is plenty of room for guests to enjoy the downtown Miami views.
10. Martha Stewart’s Seal Harbor, Maine getaway
Martha Stewart’s Maine vacation home, Skylands, was built in 1925. It sits on 63 acres of land. The home has incredible views of Seal Harbor. Martha uses the home extensively for entertaining and the home is often used as a backdrop for her lavish magazine spreads.
Vacationing in style
Most of us will only be able to dream about relaxing in such amazing homes, but it is fun to see how the other half lives. Rusty Tweed provides valuable real estate services to his clients, helping them find perfect vacation homes of their own.