When the fall/winter seasons get cold, we all let our minds wander to warmer places. Just because we may not have the financial fundage to own a home for every season, does not mean we cannot live vicariously through the stars.
Celebrities often own a home for almost every occasion, and their lavish tastes are just what our dreams seek. Seasonal homes are the stuff of dreams for most middle-class Americans. Let your mind indulge itself in the dream for a moment, and check out these five stunning seasonal homes of the stars.
George Clooney’s Italian Mansion
Villa Oleandra in Laglio, Italy provides a gorgeous getaway for George Clooney and his closest family members. On the Western shores of Italy’s Como Lake, Clooney has taken refuge in his eighteenth-century villa.
It did not take long for the media to find his little piece of heaven. Soon after George’s purchase of the beautiful property the City Council had to approve regulations for the paparazzi, as they were invading the privacy of the quaint area’s residence.
Donna Karan’s Parrot Cay Mini-Resort
Donna Karan (owner of the famed DKNY brand) poured her finances into an exclusive Turks & Caicos getaway. On Parrot Cay sits a world-class hotel, restaurant, and spa unlike any other. Built for the whole family, Donna Karan now offers exclusive access for a hefty price.
Parrot Cay is no stranger to celebrities. Bruce Willis, Keith Richards, and Christie Brinkley all own seasonal homes in the area. Karan, however, was one of the first celebrities to set up roots on the island, so the spot leaves very little to be desired.
Mariah Carey’s home in the Bahamas
Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon purchases a breathtaking estate on Windermere Island in the Bahamas. Unfortunately, that union did not work for better or for worse, and the couple has placed the property up for sale. A cool $5.5 million will get you the space. No big deal, right?
Johnny Depp’s own personal island
Johnny Depp takes his 145 ft luxury yacht out to his own personal island in the Bahamas when he wants to get away from the hustle and bustle of the world. One of his six beaches on the island was named after the great Hunter S. Thompson.
Gonzo island is lathered with memorable images of Thompson in the glass tables. Depp was quoted saying that the island is, “so pure and beautiful…It’s instant freedom.”
David Copperfield disappears in Musha Cay
If you have your own stacks of cash, you can rent out one of David Copperfield’s islands in the Bahamas. Known as Copperfield Bay, Oprah Winfrey, Bill Gates, and Johnny Depp have all taken a siesta on the islands. Musha Cay, in particular, can be booked by anyone for the small price of $57,000 per night.