Celebrity house hunting is a very popular hobby all over the world. People love to see where the rich, glamorous, and famous members of society live. The next time you are in Spain, you should check out some of the following houses that belong to famous people:
1. Vladimir Putin
The well-known Russian president recently started construction on a multi-million dollar home in La Zagaleta, Spain. His neighbors include Rod Stewart and the former mayor of Moscow.
The luxurious home will include sunken pools and fountains, its own spa and gym, theater, and piano bar. It will also have 10 bedrooms, views of the Gibraltar in North Africa, a 10-car garage and its own helipad. The property is one of the largest in Marbella.
2. Sean Connery
The famous Scottish actor and knight has a multi-million dollar home in Marbella, Spain. Named Casa Malibu, the large mansion is where the actor and his wife have entertained many celebrities. It includes a large swimming pool. Recently however, there have been messy legal issues regarding the sale of the house.
3. Julio Iglesias
The Spanish crooner and father of international pop star Enrique Iglesias has described his home in Ojen, Spain, as “the realization of his dreams.” It is so big, it straddles three town boundaries. Sadly, his estate was badly damaged by a wildfire in Ojen. He is keeping a positive outlook, however, and plans on returning it to its former glory.
4. Simon Cowell
Simon Cowell rented an enormous estate in Marbella, Spain. The property has 20 bedrooms, three pools, a cinema, and a gym. It reportedly cost Simon 15,000 pounds a day to stay there.
This particular house is famous for being wrecked by X Factor contestants. They reportedly caused thousands of pounds worth of damage and drank his vintage champagne and imported beer.
Although Prince and Mayte are no longer together, it is still cool to see his gift to his former bride in Marbella. It is an enormous, fairy-tale mansion with a pink entrance hall decorated with sparkly chandeliers. The bedroom is absolutely made for romance, resembling a harem room and with a huge mirror above the bed.
Spain is a great place for celebrity house hunting. From the over-the-top luxurious to the romantic, you will not be disappointed with the variety of homes of the rich and famous.