Musician Moby bought a castle built in the 1920s in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, California and restored it to its original elegance. The house has all the old Hollywood flourishes. The renovation preserves details such as wood-beamed ceiling, and the furnishings are mid-century modern. The garages are turned into kick boxing room and recording studio. The house is set on three acres with stupendous views. From the deck you can see the Hollywood Reservoir, the famous Hollywood sign and, on a clear day, the Pacific Ocean.
Canadian billionaire Paul Desmarais has a stunning property on 21,000 acres of land located in Sagard, in the heart of Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada. Inspired by the architecture of French royal estates before the Revolution, the luxury estate has beautiful formal gardens that remind one of the Palace of Versailles. The estate also has a breathtaking view of the lake and the valley beyond.
Actress Uma Thurman is selling her townhouse in NYC Greenwich Village Gold Coast. The luxury five stories tall townhouse has 7 bedrooms and 6.5 baths. The stylish garden has its own gas fireplace, and the traditional interior decor is perfectly suited to this elegant home in a charming neighbourhood. The asking price for the townhouse is US$14.2 million.