HOLIDAY LIKE A STAR WITHOUT THE CELEBRITY BANK BALANCE

Schofields InsuranceIf you fancy to holiday like the rich and famous and experience the life of luxury of Hollywood icons Elizabeth Taylor, Oscar winner Willem Defoe, Model Christy Brinkley, or even boy band One Direction and rocker Mick Jagger…Now you can and you don’t need the celebrity bank balance!

The AOL Travel-approved, holiday home insurance specialists, Schofields Insurance have collated the most luxurious celebrity holiday homes which are, or were once, owned by the stars and are now available to rent affordably for your holiday.

Phil Schofield of Schofields Insurance explains: “For those who would like to see what it’s like to live the celebrity lifestyle, even if it’s just for a week it is actually possible. Renting a property owned or once owned by a celebrity is not as unattainable as you think. From as little as £144 per person per week you too can enjoy the little luxuries in life.”Elizabeth TaylorLive like screen icon Elizabeth Taylor at the Casa Elizabeth Luxury Estate in Palm Springs, California. The historic home, features the photographs of the star, oil paintings and priceless possessions. Sleeping up to 8 people it features a fabulous fireplace, pool, spa and stunning views. Price per person per week for this property is £372.Richard BransonThe ultimate island getaway, Necker Island, Richard Branson’s ‘home away from home’, in the Caribbean is the perfect for a truly celebrity experience. The island, which is a popular spot for celebrities and their entourage, offers a wide range of activities for guests in the stunning setting in the British Virgin Islands. The islands’ accommodation can sleep up to 30 guests and will set you back £9,928 per person per week.Merv GriffinLegendary entertainer Merv Griffin’s La Quinta, California home is perfect for those who love to live it up in luxury. The 39-acre, 13 bedroom equestrian compound called The Merv Griffin Estate is set against the Santa Rosa Mountains and features an infinity pool, sun terraces and your own private pond for paddle boating. Sleeping up to 20 people the price per person per week is £ 1,375.Christie BrinkleyThe Lucky House in Parrot Cay, Turks and Caicos, owned by Model Christy Brinkley, has a 45-foot long infinity pool, decking area for sunbathing and a beachside fire pit. The tropical getaway offers guest services and on-site activities for guests to keep busy. It has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 6 with the price per person per week £4,544.Orson WellsOriginally owned by silver screen actor Orson Wells, the estate sitting above Sunset Boulevard in the Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles has a luxurious lagoon pool and Jacuzzi along with stunning views of Hollywood. A number of other stars have also lived at this impressive property including; Rita Hayworth, Frank Sinatra, Barbara Streisand and David Bowie. The house has 4 bedrooms, sleeping 8 people and costs £455 per person per week.One DirectionNestled between the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and the Hilton in Harbor Island, the 46 foot motor yacht Ohana Pacific was once chartered by chart topping boy band One Direction. The yacht is fully equipped kitchen for entertaining and living the celebrity lifestyle. With two bedrooms and two bathrooms, sleeping up to 6 people the price per person per week is a reasonable £144. Mick JaggerThe Stargroves Japanese-style beachfront villa in Mustique was once owned by rocker Mick Jagger. Made up of six pavilions connected by elevated walkways the villa has a tennis court, a large outdoor pool and hot tub, along with stunning views of the Caribbean. It sleeps up to 10 people and costs £1,244 per person per week.

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