What can make your next vacation even more exciting? How about staying in a celebrity rental home? These twenty celebrity rentals have been home to some of Hollywood’s most famous stars. These former homes or current vacation property’s of the rich and famous are the perfect spots for your next getaway! Book one of these vacation rentals today.
Harry Houdini’s Hideaway
One of the most famous celebrity rentals is Harry Houdini’s home in Hollywood Hills. As a result of its fame, this vacation rental is often booked far in advance.
The 12 million-dollar former home of legendary magician Harry Houdini, the historic Houdini Estate, is a masterpiece of intricate craftsmanship and design. Located in the Hollywood Hills minutes from Sunset Blvd., Beverly Hills, and Universal City, the five-acre property is the most famous estate in America still in private hands. Highlights include a dramatic, three-story waterfall fed by a natural mineral spring, century-old palms and exotic trees, canyon views, one hour of hiking trails, pool, spa, BBQ patio, 7 gazebos, terraced gardens, Koi pond, and parking for 80+ cars. –Homeaway.com
Jim Morrison’s Home
Soak up rock and roll history when you stay at Jim Morrison’s Laurel Canyon home. Morrison wrote many songs here and his references to the home are also included in the song “Love Street.”
This beautiful house was formerly occupied by Jim Morrison the lead singer and lyricist of The Doors in the late ’60s and is located in the epicenter of Laurel Canyon Village close to everything with the Market, Restaurant and Cleaners just a few steps away. -InVacationRentals.com
Dick Clark’s Lake House
Next up on our list of vacation rentals is Dick Clark’s lake house in Lake Arrowhead, California. It is the perfect stop to get away from it all. The famed New Year’s Eve host also enjoyed downtime at this rustic getaway.
This 5 bedroom, 3 bath home with a unique history you will enjoy exploring and telling your friends about. Very cozy, comfortable and convenient to shopping and entertainment. Master King Suite in the loft, reproduction of the famous Lincoln Room from the White House, additional bedroom with a set queens, and two lower floor bedrooms to bunk the kids. Everything you want in a mountain cabin for the whole family with the fascinating memorabilia of a famous celebrity.-Homeaway.com
Sting’s Italian Retreat
If you’d rather have fun abroad, head to Sting’s Tuscan villa located south of Florence named Il Palagia.
Villa Il Palagio estate lies amid the rolling hills of the lush, fertile Tuscan countryside south of Florence. The private home of Sting and his wife Trudie Styler, the favourite retreat for their friends and growing family, this truly remarkable sixteenth-century estate nestling amongst the vineyards of the Chianti region is now available as a luxury events venue and bespoke holiday destination.
John Steinbeck’s Cottage
Perhaps you are looking for unique celebrity rentals for your next vacation. You can stay in a literary legend’s home when you book John Steinbeck’s cottage in Pacific Grove, California. Not only was this cottage home to the great writer, but he also mentioned it in his work.
‘I bought a small house and garden in Pacific Grove…’ (John Steinbeck: A Life in Letters). John Steinbeck wrote these words to a friend about this charming house he called home in the 1940s. -Homeaway.com
Bing Crosby’s Hacienda
Enjoy a pool party when you rent Bing Crosby’s former home in Palm Springs for your next vacation. In addition to the pool, this unique home also has its own cantina!
This landmark 1934 Hacienda is located in the Old Movie Colony. Once owned by Bing Crosby, this Palm Springs villa is a unique and charming rental for vacations, reunions, or a romantic getaway. -AirBNB.com
Mickey Rooney’s Getaway
Vacation rentals are often used to get away from it all. Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney used this two bedroom house in Topanga, California to escape the hustle and bustle of Hollywood.
Once the home of Mickey Rooney, this Topanga gem is wonderfully situated for gentle ocean breezes in a ‘climate-perfect’ area. Enveloped in natural beauty, with its own poetry at any time of day or year, it invites one to retreat in tranquil simplicity and comfort, yet within minutes to civilization.m -Homeaway.com
Orson Welles’ Estate
Finally, not many celebrity rentals can boast such an impressive list of former owners as Orson Welles’ home in Hollywood.
Live like a celebrity at the Orson Welles View Estate! This 3,000 square feet old Hollywood gem was originally owned by one of Hollywood’s golden boys, Orson Welles and later owned and inhabited by a long list of stars including Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand and David Bowie. -Homeaway.com
Any of these amazing celebrity rentals would make your next vacation extra special! So, will you be booking one of these vacation rentals for your next trip? For even more celebrity home inspiration, explore The Bel Air Mansion of Simon Fuller.