Celebrities and luxury real estate have long resided hand in hand. But being in the public eye comes with a loss of privacy that makes it all the more important to have a home where one can kick back and escape the world. The new fall/winter 2015 edition of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living, North Texas’ premier luxury home magazine, highlights three of our favorite celeb-worthy homes that provide an ultraluxe lifestyle with the utmost privacy.


Celebrity Estates: Privacy and Prestige


Set along the Wilmington River, Paula Deen’s aptly named “Riverbend” estate is a picture-perfect retreat in Savannah, Georgia. Essentially its own private resort set on 5 1/2 acres, the French Caribbean-style main house boasts 14,500 square feet with a stunning gourmet kitchen fit for any celebrity chef (whether you love butter or not), but it’s the property’s outdoor kitchen that really takes the prize. For more on Paula Deen’s Savannah estate, click here.


Celebrity Estates: Privacy and Prestige


Fashion designer, actress and daughter of legendary singer Lionel Richie, Nicole Richie’s gated compound in the Hollywood Hills is an architectural gem with all the fixings. Whether you’re an A-lister in need of a getaway or just looking for an accommodating family property, this SoCal compound fits the bill with five spacious bedrooms, a children’s play area and a fully equipped barbecue station. For more on Nicole Richie’s Hollywood Hills home, click here.


Celebrity Estates: Privacy and Prestige


When you’re one of Hollywood’s most enduring and charismatic stars, you need a Caribbean hideaway to get off the grid. For funnyman Steve Martin, that comes in the form of Villa Au Soleil, a stunning Saint Barthélemy property with a low-key, island vibe evidenced in the brightly colored walls, beautiful stonework and mesmerizing views over St. Jean Bay and the Caribbean Sea. For more on Steve Martin’s Caribbean compound, click here.


Celebrity homes, fall recipes and decor, luxury trends, insight into the luxury market, and spectacular homes in Dallas-Fort Worth and beyond — they’re all part of the new fall/winter edition of Grand Vie: Luxury in Living. See it now at grandviemagazine.com.


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