Celebrity homes of the week: From Elle Macpherson and Madonna to Curtis Stone

One favorite A-list pastime seems to be the buying and selling of luxury real estate, a lucrative endeavor with fresh celebrity listings popping on and off the market each week.

These are the latest bunch of prestige pads either listed or snapped up by Hollywood’s stars – and boy, have celebrities been busy the past week.

From Elle Macpherson to Madonna, these homes are sure to have you dreaming of how the other half live.

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Elle Macpherson lists stunning Florida estate

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The stunning saltwater lap pool and lounge area is surrounded by oak trees. (Douglas Elliman)

Aussie supermodel Elle Macpherson has decided to put her stunning Florida mansion on the market for a whopping USD $29 million ($40 million).

Set in the sought after gated community of Journeys End Estates in Coral Gables, the exquisite abode is spread over a generous 6920-square-metres of blue-chip real estate.

Manicured grounds were designed by renowned landscape architect Enzo Enea and the home itself – a gorgeous six-bedroom, six-and-a-half bathroom two-storey mansion – was completely refreshed in 2017 by notable Miami-based architect Chad Oppenheim.

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The attractively sparse dining room places an emphasis on understated elegance. (Douglas Elliman)
Celebrity homes property real estate USA Florida
The mansion’s all-white color scheme is arresting and accentuates minimalism. (Douglas Elliman)

Speaking about her designing her stunning residence with Architectural Digest back in 2019, ‘The Body’ said: “This time, it wasn’t about developing a million different schemes, with lots of custom-built furniture or profound investments, and then deciding which one to pursue.”

“This feels more modern, adopting a sustainable approach to design—taking the best of what you already have and repurposing it for a new life.”

And, with the help of acclaimed interior designers Sawyer Berson, what Macpherson has been able to accomplish with the home is a minimalistic masterpiece. Read more here.

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Taylor Lautner drops $5.4 million on Californian pad

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The opulent pool and lounge area is more than generous. (Redfin)

Twilight star Taylor Lautner has just spent a cool US$3.9 million ($5.4 million) on a striking Hacienda-style mansion in California.

Spread over more than 4300-square-metres within an affluent gated community in Agoura Hills, the three-decade-old mansion is peak ’90s, but has received a thorough aesthetic redesign to make sure it’s both beautiful and functional.

With six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a total internal living space bordering 650-square-metres, there’s plenty of room for the 30-year-old actor and his fiancé, Taylor Dome, to enjoy.

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The large living area benefits from vaulted ceilings and a central fireplace. (Redfin)
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The master suite boasts a fireplace, balcony, two walk-ins and a lavish ensuite. (Redfin)

The generously sized abode features a 750 bottle wine room, a professional kitchen with luxury appliances, and an expansive living room with vaulted ceilings and a fireplace.

Upstairs, there’s also a cozy fireplace in the main bedroom, two dressing rooms and an ensuite with marble, heated floors and a steam shower.

Of course, there’s a large pool and lounge area, as well as a greenhouse, with gardening and tool shed. Read more here.

Celebrity chef Curtis Stone buys a Malibu farm

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All smiles (L); The charming property has rolling green lawns, a farmhouse and separate wine cellar (R). (Instagram)

Celebrity chef Curtis Stone and his actress wife Lindsay Price have purchased a “little piece of paradise” – their very own farm in Malibu, California.

Taking to social media, Stone shared multiple pictures of an idyllic scene, stating: “We want to make wine, grow trees and have some farm animals! So excited!!!!

The photos show a sprawling estate fit for any keen foodie, with established trees, rolling green hills, a vineyard and a picturesque farmhouse with separate building surrounded by wine barrels.

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Stone with his two sons on the property, standing in front of their new vineyard (L); Price enjoying the tree swing (R). (Instagram)

Stone and Price look genuinely over the moon, posing all smiles together. In another picture, Stone is with the couple’s two sons, Hudson and Emerson, looking happy in front of their new vineyard.

The charming property even has its own oversized tree swing, on which Price can be seen sitting in another image.

Stone is also beaming while posing at the servery window of what appears to be his very own wine cellar. Read more here.

Madonna lists The Weeknd’s former LA estate with mega price tag

Madonna is listing her nine-bedroom LA mansion, complete with orange basketball court, for $35 million.
Madonna is listing her nine-bedroom LA mansion, complete with orange basketball court, for $35 million. (thebeverlyhillsestates)

Madonna has listed her nine-bedroom Los Angeles estate for a whopping $35 million just one year after buying the property.

The US pop megastar bought the Hidden Hills estate last year from Canadian singer, The Weeknd, for US$19.3 million (A$26 million). She’s now asking US$26 million (A$35 million) for the property, People reports.

The two-storey estate is located in an “ultra-exclusive” gated community, with an “olive tree-lined drive and storybook bridge.”

The property is spread across 1114 square meters and has a two-storey wall of windows that allows natural light into the home’s foyer.

The Hidden Hills estate has a two-bedroom guest house and a barn with a built-in gym and pilates studio.
The Hidden Hills estate has a two-bedroom guest house and a barn with a built-in gym and pilates studio. (thebeverlyhillsestates)

Features include a formal dining room with a fireplace, glass wine cellar, chefs kitchen and home theatre, music lounge and study.

There are seven ensuite bedrooms, including the primary suite which has duel closets, a steam shower and stone bath.

The property also has a two-bedroom and two bathroom guest house with a full kitchen and on the grounds of the estate – which has its own swish orange basketball court – there’s a barn with a built in gym, dance and pilates studio. Read more here.

Celebrity medium Tyler Henry buys ‘modern cabin’ in Topanga

Tyler Henry buys Secluded Topanga Retreat for $US 2.1 million
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Celebrity clairvoyant Tyler Henry, who’s known for his shows Hollywood Medium and Life After Death, has used some of his ample earnings from his impressive career to fly the coop and set up his own nest in Topanga, California.

This is Henry’s first home, According to dirt, an off-the-grid retreat that he paid the exact asking price of $US 2.1 million ($2.8 million) for in the hip and trendy community.

Henry’s secluded escape is set behind gates on almost an acre, surrounded by lush vegetation. The serene site sounds charming, boasting its very own fruit orchard “with mature lemons, plums, pomegranates, persimmons, nectarines and more”.

Tyler Henry buys Secluded Topanga Retreat for $US 2.1 million
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Tyler Henry buys Secluded Topanga Retreat for $US 2.1 million
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Described as a “modern cabin” you’ll find features such as wide plank oak flooring, a wood burning fireplace, clerestory windows and beamed ceilings, while at the same time enjoying water filtration and softening systems, Nest controls, Ring cameras, fiber internet , smartphone controlled gates and locks, and smart exterior lighting.

One feature that no doubt played a large role in Henry purchasing the four-bed, two-bath pad – besides its decidedly retreat-like nature – is the home’s newly built guest cottage.

We imagine Stella, his mother, might make herself at home in the space, which boasts high ceilings and its own hardwood floating decks and wooden outlook. Read more here.

Ciara and Russell Wilson drop $33.5 million on Colorado mansion

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The three-story mansion presents a prepossessing, traditional face. (Realtor.com)

Just one week after news broke that singer-songwriter Ciara and her Professional NFL player husband Russell Wilson listed their Washington estate for $36 million ($48.3 million), the couple is making property headlines once again.

This time, however, it’s for dropping a substantial USD $25 million ($33.5 million) on a staggering mansion in Denver, Colorado, which is unsurprisingly given Wilson has been traded to Denver’s NFL team, The Broncos.

The exxy sale price is said to have broken the record for the most expensive house sold in the Denver area, according to The Denver Post.

Situated in affluent Cherry Hills Village, the stunning mansion is spread over a sizeable 21,610-square-metres of verdant, blue chip land.

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The backyard boasts panoramic views out to snow-capped mountain ranges. (Realtor.com)
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One of the two expansive formal dining rooms. (Realtor.com)

Much like their home in Washington, the couple’s newly acquired abode is positively palatial, featuring four bedrooms and 12 bathrooms. However, the overall internal space of their new house is substantially larger than their Washington digs, almost double the interior size.

There’s an expansive professional kitchen with custom cabinetry, laudable master suite, plush home theatre, and two charming formal dining rooms.

Being the home of a professional athlete, there are also amenities for the sporting inclined, including an indoor lap pool and spa, a gym and yoga studio and even a full-sized indoor basketball court.

Outside, the manicured grounds and arresting alfresco area bequeath occupants with rapturous, sweeping views of snow-capped mountain ranges. Read more here.

Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn’s son Wyatt sells ‘vibrant’ 1930s Spanish home

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The charming back yard area includes a resort-style pool, spa, outdoor BBQ, wisteria-covered dining area, veggie garden and enclosed grassy area. (compass)

Wyatt Russell, son of Hollywood icons Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, and his wife, Search Party actress Meredith Hagner, have sold their dreamy 1930s Spanish bungalow in LA’s Studio City.

After listing in March for $US 2,395,000 ($3.2 million), the beautiful digs were on the market for less than a month and went for almost half a million US dollars over asking, or $AU 641,000 with Russell nabbing a nip under $US 2,869,650 ($3.88 million).

But even without the added star power, it’s not hard to see why this home was snapped up. Bursting with personality and charm, the 1937-built residence is a relaxed, earthy, creative haven.

Described as “soulful and vibrant” in the listing, the three-bed, 2.5-bath spread sits on a 911sqm lot and is rendered in a gorgeous terracotta pink.

Walk up the stairs and through the gate and you’ll find a picturesque courtyard complete with lush landscaping, a hacienda-style patio and veggie garden.

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Double doors lead outside to the brick hacienda-style patio that wraps around the home’s entirety. (compass)
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One of two boldly tiled bathrooms. (compass)

There’s also a separate artist’s studio casita, lovely pool and spa, and a wisteria-covered outdoor dining area.

Inside, the rustic eclectic pad is “full of warmth and good vibes”.

Features include beamed ceilings, white stucco walls, multiple fireplaces (apparently a rarity in LA), a mix of terracotta floor tiles and hardwoods, colorful bathrooms with Spanish tile work and a chef’s kitchen with custom cabinetry and cozy breakfast nook.

The primary suite enjoys a vibrant ensuite bathroom with its own outdoor tub, while another full bathroom with bold tile work is found between the remaining two spacious bedrooms, located just to the left of the foyer. Read more here.

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