RISMEDIA, August 2, 2007—Forget about getting a Star Map. This week’s Trend Spot gives you the inside look at celebrity homes like “That 70’s Show” star Wilmer Valderrama’s multi-million dollar Los Angeles bachelor-pad with photos and detailed descriptions of their luxurious amenities, incredible views, fanciful designs and elegant decorating. Trend Spots is sponsored by Move.com, the leading online network of Web sites for real estate search, finance, moving and home enthusiasts.
Wilmer’s Valley Crib: Tarzana, Calif., Just minutes from the Hollywood nightlife, this bachelor pad is the home of famed “That 70’s Show” star, Wilmer Valderrama. When Wilmer isn’t attending the hottest parties and premieres, he hangs out in this $2,250,000 home that easily becomes the center of the party. The five-bedroom and five-bathroom home features a huge private backyard with a pool, hot tub, fire pit, outdoor grill, guest house and tennis court in addition to a sleek kitchen and spacious family room.
Wrestler’s Retreat: Miami Beach, Fla., Prominently featured in a popular reality show starring a famous wrestler in Miami, this celebrity-home is the epitome of cool and modern simplicity. Boasting six bedrooms, 11.5 bathrooms, and two full guest apartments, this $18,900,000 mansion has soaring ceilings, entire rooms of floor to ceiling glass encouraging incredible natural light and unobstructed views, a media room, and an indoor wall-of-water fountain and a slick pool with cabana and dock access.
Old Mill Farm: Greenwich, Conn., Oscar-winners often look for retreats from the bright lights of Hollywood and this controversial actor/director is no exception. Having become one of the entertainment world’s most recognizable faces, this star is selling one of the last great estates of Greenwich, known as the Old Mill Farm. The $39,500,000 Elizabethan-inspired Tudor mansion makes you take a step back in time with its 17th century paneling imported from England, a great hall that soars to a 40-foot cathedral ceiling above the minstrel’s gallery, a walk-in fireplace and leaded glass windows. When you’re not in the 15 bedrooms, 11.5 bathrooms or the rest of the 15,862 sq. ft. of living space, you can enjoy more than 77 pastoral acres with wonderfully atmospheric formal gardens complete with a sculpted maze, a terraced pool, a green house, a log cabin and a stream-fed pond.
Charm & Elegance: Los Angeles, Calif., Love has a lot to do with it for this Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actress and her home in Fremont Place. This star home shows its owner’s attention to detail and affinity for traditional elegance and sophistication. At $5,999,000, this five-bedroom and six-bathroom home has a home gym and hair salon in addition to a gourmet kitchen and elegant foyer. Guests will enjoy the guest house and gorgeous patio.
Spanish-Style Villa: Sherman Oaks, Calif., Just minutes from the major TV studios, this home was the perfect retreat for its celebrity owner. Nominated by the Screen Actor’s Guild for his role in one of the longest running hospital shows on television, with no end in sight, this native Croatian actor relaxes in this $1,700,000 Spanish-style villa with Mediterranean grounds, mature palm trees, and sculpted gardens with total privacy. The three-bedroom and two-bathroom home features an octagonal studio with views, an open gazebo sanctuary, distressed wood floors, French doors, Spanish pavers and a large pool.
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