6 stylish homes for movie buffs
Stunning home theaters and Hollywood history
Palm Springs. Villa Aujourd'hui once belonged to Jack Warner, president of Warner Bros., whose guests included Elvis and Salvador Dalí. The 1958 five- bedroom house has an open plan, glass walls, 200-year-old French wallpaper, a travertine fireplace, a covered patio, and mountain views.
The property features a two-bedroom guest casita and a wet bar opening to the pool where Marilyn Monroe had her first photo shoot. $3,495,000. Marc Lange, Pacific Sotheby's International Realty, (760) 834-5484.
Westwood, California. Film-goers saw this four-bedroom Mediterranean-style home in What's Cooking? with Julianna Margulies and Kyra Sedgwick. The restored 1930s house features exposed beams, a fireplace, hardwood floors, arched doorways, and period details.
The corner-lot property has front and back patios, drought-tolerant landscaping, and a two-car garage with electric voltage chargers. $2,599,900. Marci R. Baron, Douglas Elliman Real Estate, (310) 387-9829.
Southampton, New York. Built in 2008, this six-bedroom house includes a large-screen media room with reclining chairs. It also has three stone fireplaces, vaulted ceilings, custom floors, and a master suite with two oversize bathrooms and a circular sitting room.
The 5.1-acre landscaped property features a heated pool with a spa and a large patio. $3,295,000. Albert Weinschenk, Brown Harris Stevens, (516) 383-7148.
Greenwich, Connecticut. Seven-bedroom Appleyard, formerly owned by Tommy Hilfiger, includes a high-ceilinged, 12-seat theater room. The 1999 house also features a chef's kitchen, a solarium, a library, multiple fireplaces, and a professional-grade music studio.
The 4.6-acre manicured property, enclosed by stone walls, has a terrace, a cobblestone courtyard, mature trees, and a patio with a pool and spa. $5,995,000. Brian Milton, Compass, (203) 900-4020.
Santa Fe. This three-bedroom home features a movie theater with 14 red plush seats, a concession stand, and an eat-in wine grotto. The adobe house has vigas, fireplaces, stone and tile floors, and wooden shutters throughout.
The 11.5-acre property looks out on the Sangre de Cristo and Jemez mountains, and includes two guesthouses — totaling three bedrooms — each with a garden and private yard. $3,550,000. Gary Bobolsky, Sotheby's International Realty, (505) 984-5185.
New York City. This one-bedroom co-op is in Park Avenue's historic Beekman building, recently featured in The Upside with Bryan Cranston and Kevin Hart. The prewar apartment features a foyer with inlaid tile, a living room with herringbone floors, and a full-size kitchen with a large pantry and a bar sink.
The Beekman has a 24-hour door-man and concierge and porter services, and is just two blocks from Central Park. $495,000. Amy Goldberger, Compass, (917) 434-3724.