7 Drool-Worthy Celebrity Vacation Homes

Celebrity homes never cease to instill envy in us, but celeb vacation homes? The places fashion designers, musicians, and actors go to get away from the expanses of their posh Manhattan lofts and Hollywood Hills houses? They truly take the cake. Read about seven of our favorites below and tour them in the slideshow above. It pays to dream . . ._1
cindycrawford (1) WHO: Supermodel Cindy Crawford and nightlife impresario Rande Gerber. WHAT: A white-hot Baja peninsula retreat, designed by Ricardo Legoretta, on a compound the couple shares with pal George Clooney. WHERE: Los Cabos, Mexico. BEST ASSETS: Spanish limestone, Pacific Ocean views, and Clooney. FURTHER READING: Architectural Digest
Clooney_VF WHO: Actor, director, producer, and screenwriter George Clooney. WHAT: An 18th century waterfront vacation home -- Villa Oleandra. WHERE: Lake Como, Italy. BEST ASSETS: Flawless Italian architecture with mountain views. Oh yea, and it's lakefront. FURTHER READING: Vanity Fair
DavidBowie2 WHO: Musician David Bowie and supermodel Iman. WHAT: An Indonesian-style refuge in the Caribbean, designed by New York designer Robert J. Litwiller. WHERE: Mustique, the Grenadines. BEST ASSETS: Two infinity koi-filled ponds, a pool overlooking Britannia Bay, and Japanese/Scandinavian pavilions. FURTHER READING: Architectural Digest
GwynethPaltrow3 WHO: Actress and lifestyle guru Gwyneth Paltrow. WHAT: Five-bedroom, seven-and-a-half bathroom house. WHERE: Amangansett, Long Island, NY. BEST ASSETS: Ocean views, swimming pool, and feminine interiors. FURTHER READING: House & Garden October 2007
JohnMellencamp WHO: Rock singer-songwriter John Mellencamp. WHAT: An island getaway designed by Neil Gordon Architect and decorated by Monique Gibson. WHERE: Daufuskie Island, SC. BEST ASSETS: Double-height ceilings and a screened porch with coastal views. FURTHER READING: Architectural Digest
TB_173_013.tif WHO: Million Dollar Decorators star interior designer Kathryn Ireland. WHAT: A picturesque French farmhouse home set on fifty acres of farmland and pastures. WHERE: Provence, France. BEST ASSETS: Idyllic blue shutters, laidback living, land for days, and views of Tescou Valley, Spain, and the Pyrenees. FURTHER READING: Kathryn Ireland
ToryBurch1 WHO: Fashion designer Tory Burch. WHAT: A Jazz-Age neo-Georgian beach house, built in 1929, and recently renovated by architect Daniel Romualdez and decorated by Eve Hood. WHERE: Southampton, Long Island, NY. BEST ASSETS: An original elegant trelliswork pavilion, a sunken tennis court, and a new pool. FURTHER READING: Vogue
Photographs: Björn Wallander for Architectural Digest, Jonathan Becker via Vanity Fair, Derry Moore for Architectural Digest, Eric Cahan for House & Garden, William Abranowicz for Architectural Digest, Kathryn Ireland, Francois Halard for Vogue