Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban sold their country retreat for $2.7 million.
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The 8 Most Beautiful Celebrity Homes to Hit the Market in 2018

Galerie looks back at the most stunning celebrity homes listed this year, including properties from Meryl Streep, Rihanna, and Nicole Kidman

A true hallmark of success in the entertainment industry is a high-flying real estate portfolio. This year was filled with celebrities trading in and trading up. Below, we take a look at the 8 most beautiful celebrity homes to hit the market this year.

Kidman & Urban sold their Franklin, Tennessee retreat this fall. Photo: French King Fine Properties

1. Nicole Kidman & Keith Urban

The Hollywood power couple sold their 36-acre country house in Franklin, Tennessee last month. The four-bedroom house sits just 25 miles outside Nashville. Among their other many residences are a duplex condo in New York City’s Chelsea neighborhood, a penthouse in Sydney, a house in Beverly Hills, and a 12,000-square-foot mansion in Nashville.

The pool deck of Elizabeth Taylor’s former home has unparalleled views of Los Angeles. Photo: Courtesy of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury

2. Elizabeth Taylor

A six-bedroom house in Beverly Hills that once belonged to Elizabeth Taylor and her second husband, Michael Wilding, listed over the summer for a whopping $15.9 million. Boasting extraordinary views of Los Angeles as well maximum privacy, the gated Beverly Hills estate provided refuge for the couple during their marriage in the 1950s. A divorced Taylor unloaded the posh pad in 1957.

The spacious dining room in Kate Middleton’s former flat. Photo: Knight Frank

3. Kate Middleton

The cozy London flat where the future queen lived before marrying Prince William listed just this week for $2.5 million. The apartment was originally purchased by her parents, Michael and Carole Middleton in 2002 for around $886,000. Spanning two floors, the flat has two bathrooms in addition to its three bedrooms and features a double reception room and a small kitchen.

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Rihanna’s contemporary Los Angeles home listed for $7.4 million. Photo: The Agency

4. Rihanna

The pop star and beauty mogul listed her Los Angeles contemporary for $7.4 million only a year after purchasing it. The 7,000-square-foot dwelling sits on half an acre, boasting six bedrooms and ten baths. During her short ownership of the residence, Rihanna updated it with top-of-the-line systems, including a movie theater and a fully equipped gym.

The breathtaking views from the deck of Robert Redford’s Napa Valley estate. Photo: Pacific Union International

5. Robert Redford

The legendary actor listed his 5,000-square-foot Napa Valley estate in October for $7.5 million. The property, called Danza del Sol, three bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. A detached 900-square-foot studio—created for Redford’s wife, artist Sibylle Szaggars—features glass garage doors plus a full bathroom and office.

ARod’s bought the sleek property from Meryl Streep. Photo: Westside Estate Agency

6. Alex Rodriguez

The former Yankees slugger listed his architecturally significant house on the Sunset Strip for $6.5 million. The 3,7000-square-foot residence was originally designed by Honnold & Rex in 1954 as part of Architectural Products magazine’s “Research Houses” program and was later updated by Xorin Balbes, a Los Angeles designer.

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Shonda Rhimes’s 8,000-square-foot house in L.A. listed for $10 million. Photo: Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices

7. Shonda Rhimes

The creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal put her stunning 8,000-square-foot Los Angeles property on the market for $10 million. Rhimes bought the 8,300-square-foot house in 2010 from Grammy Award winning–musician Beck. Built in the 1920s, the home boasts six bedrooms, six bathrooms, and three half bathrooms.

The living room in Meryl Streep’s massive Tribeca penthouse. Photo: Douglas Elliman

8. Meryl Streep

The three-time Oscar winner listed her 4,000-square-foot Tribeca penthouse in August for $24.6 million. The luxe apartment is in a stately building designed by Tsao & McKown and is surrounded on three sides by a 10-foot-wide terrace overlooking New York Harbor. The apartment features a private keyed elevator that opens directly into the unit.

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