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Islands of the Rich & Famous

Owning your own island is perhaps the ultimate demonstration of success. Here’s a short list of just some of the islands in the world owned by such people. Johnny Depp – Little Halls Pond Cay, Nassau, BahamasNicholas Cage – Leaf Cay, BahamasIan Fleming (James Bond Author) – Goat Island, TobagoGene Hackman – island in British […]

Islands of the Rich & Famous

Owning your own island is perhaps the ultimate demonstration of success. Here’s a short list of just some of the islands in the world owned by such people. Johnny Depp – Little Halls Pond Cay, Nassau, Bahamas Nicholas Cage – Leaf Cay, Bahamas Ian Fleming (James Bond Author) – Goat Island, Tobago Gene Hackman – […]

Homes of the Rich & Famous: Greg Norman

VENDOR: Greg NormanLOCATION: South Beach Road, Hobe Sound, Jupiter IslandPRICE: $US 65,000,0000SIZE: 17,825 square feetFEATURES: 9 bedrooms, 11 full and 3 half bathrooms DESCRIPTION: Welcome to “Tranquility,” a peaceful eight-acre estate with more than 16,000 square feet of air-conditioned space on Jupiter Island in Hobe Sound, Florida. The main house overlooks the Intracoastal Waterway with […]

The Malibu Home of Sting

Purchased from Larry Hagman (of JR Ewing of Dallas fame), Sting and his wife Trudie Styler’s home in Malibu, California is 5,549 sq ft and has five bedrooms and bathrooms. Simon Turner FYI: See related articles on Homes of the Rich & Famous; or Celebrity Homes; or America

The Homes of Elizabeth Taylor

The English born star, winner of two Academy awards and known for her style, extravagance and husbands, is the owner and resident of these stunning American mansions: Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA The 7,172 sq ft home has six bedrooms and bathrooms, multi-car garaging, stunning gardens and swimming pool. Miami Beach, FLORIDA Situated right on the waterfront […]

Pete Sampras Sells His Californian Home

Whatever level of real estate, at whatever price, there are still numerous stories of people that, whilst not necessarily “doing it tough” are still struggling to find success in the current real estate market. The world’s greatest ever tennis player, Pete Sampras (based on Grand Slam titles I must add, before I get heaps of […]

Borderline: Madonna Knows What She’s Doing This Time

When is enough really enough? Is fame really enough to say that open season is declared? How much is truly enough? The fun of being a celebrity is knowing when to act, when to cease and when to move to a different place. At times this would not be fun and the intrusion that is […]

Where The Clinton’s Lay Their Hat

Hillary Clinton appears ready to accept President-Elect Barack Obama’s offer to be US Secretary of State in his Administration once he takes office on January 20th, 2009. By giving up her New York Senate seat where she has carved out a respected position, she will become the face of US diplomacy overseas and the third […]

The Atlantis Hotel: The Most Expensive Launch Party

A spectacular light show was put on at the unveiling of the new $1.5bn marine-themed Atlantis resort built off the Gulf Coast of Dubai on Palm Jumeirah, an artificial island in the shape of a palm tree. A host of international stars including pop diva Kylie Minogue, who was paid a reported $US4 million for […]

The Beckham Effect

When most houses in the UK are losing value one home is actually increasing at an enormous rate. This house is the former home, and indeed the birthplace of soccer mega-star David Beckham, the property which should have a price tag of about £250,000 based on the local Leytonstone, East London market. The three bedroom […]

Material Girl: The Properties at Stake in Madonna’s Divorce

Madonna’s impending divorce from British Director, Guy Ritchie, is making many headlines not least for the amount property at stake. You could say that Madonna is a real estate mogul with an amazing array of properties in London, New York and Beverley Hills. There is much speculation as to which properties from the portfolio will […]

The Home of Vice-President-Elect: Joe Biden

The Democratic US Senator from Delaware, Joe Biden, is soon to be “former-Senator” when he becomes US Vice President in January 2009, currently calls Wilmington, Delaware home. His property is set on 1,803 sq ft and has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a swimming pool all amongst a stunning setting (images from Google Earth). Simon Turner […]

The Chicago Home of the Obama’s: Next Stop the White House?

It may not be too long until Barack Obama and his family call the White House in Washington their home. Until then, however, they’ll be making do with their property in Greenwood Avenue, Chicago, Illinois which was purchased in 2005 for $US1.65 million. Simon Turner FYI: More articles on Barrack Obama, the US Presidential Race, […]

Celebrity Luxury Home: Kelsey Grammer

Every now and then, Marquette Turner Luxury Homes likes to showcase luxurious properties of the rich and famous both in Australia and overseas, listed by our fellow luxury agents. Comedian and actor Kelsey Grammer has listed an English Country-style estate in Malibu’s Serra Retreat for $US19.9 million, having bought the property with his wife Camille […]

SYDNEY Events: Catch Them If You Can

Australian Chamber OrchestraFebruary 9th-March 19th 2008In a busy 2008 schedule that will include trips to Europe and Asia, the Australian Chamber Orchestra comes to Sydney as the city wakes up after the summer holidays. Australia’s leading chamber-music ensemble kicks off the year with two programmes at the Sydney Opera House and the City Recital Hall […]

Buy Your Own Island

For centuries, the rich and famous have owned private islands, but while the picture of palm trees, white beaches and turquoise waters sounds alluring, there is an even greater allure.. PROFIT!A private island is one of the best investments money can buy. Buying the right island in the right time and place can be one […]

The Most Expensive Street in the Country

Wolseley Road, Point Piper, is the most expensive street in the most expensive suburb in Australia. It’s also a who’s who of Sydney real estate. Wolseley Road is the dress circle where the rich and famous sit high on a thin-necked peninsula jutting deep into Sydney Harbour with mega-million-dollar views back to the bridge, the […]

Buy Your Own Island

For centuries, the rich and famous have owned private islands, but while the picture of palm trees, white beaches and turquoise waters sounds alluring, there is an even greater allure.. PROFIT! A private island is one of the best investments money can buy. Buying the right island in the right time and place can be […]