From Depp to Dali: 4 celebrity properties currently on the market
For those who want more than just a place to hang their hat — who crave a unique property with a colorful history that has played host to a slew of illustrious guests, and who are willing to pay a princely sum to make these goals a reality — European markets are currently ripe with opportunities.
Property: Le Plan-
Celebrity: Johnny Depp
In 2001, Hollywood legend Johnny Depp snapped up a
The property spans 37 acres (15 hectares) and features olive orchards, vineyards and oak trees that have been around for upwards of 300 years. It includes a main house, as well as several guest cottages, a historic church that has been converted into guest space, a bar/restaurant, a gym, a painting studio and two swimming pools, one of which is surrounded with sand for a
Property: Le Palais Bulles (The Bubble House)
Celebrity: Fashion designer Pierre Cardin
Location: Cannes, France
Some 20 years after having sent shockwaves through the fashion world with the introduction of the iconic bubble dress, French designer Pierre Cardin merged his passion for bubbles with another unsuspecting industry: architecture. In 1974, Cardin teamed up with Hungarian architect Antti Lovag to create Le Palais Bulles (the Bubble House), a fascinating abode on the French Riviera.
The mansion consists a series of globes and circles spanning some 1,200 square meters. Its interior has been described as reminiscent of a modern art museum. The property features 10 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a banquet hall, a recreation area, swimming pools, tropical gardens and a
Property: Casa Monte Tabor
Celebrity: Erich Maria Remarque
Location: Porto Ponca, Switzerland
Erich Maria Remarque is widely renowned for his unparalleled ability to depict the horrors of war, perhaps most famously through his novel "All Quiet on the Western Front." Following the enormous commercial success of the latter, he purchased Casa Monte Tabor, a rustic
The home offers stunning panoramic views of the lake and its verdant surroundings from three large balconies, as well as the large windows that line the walls of each floor. A stone stairway leads from the ground floor directly into the lake, its path surrounded by a lush garden. Though the property has been subject to numerous renovations in order to preserve its interior and exterior charm, it is in need of some modernization.
Celebrity: Salvador Dali
Just before the turn of the 20th century, Danish architect Viggo
Though the home was modernized in 2007, the renovations were conducted so as to preserve its historical charm. The property offers incredible sea views and private beach access. The home, which features five bedrooms, a sauna, a spa and a wine cellar, offers verdant surroundings and generous terrace and veranda space.
Originally published on luxurialifestyle.co.uk
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