You can stay in these former celebrity homes on Airbnb

You can rent practically anything on Airbnb: a waterfront cottage, a secluded cabin, a luxury tree house, and even a medieval castle. But some of the most exciting rental homes allow you to live like the rich and famous. There are many former celebrity homes available for booking right now. Of course, we’ve rounded up some of the best former celebrity homes in the marketplace – from the historic house of F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald to the Hawaiian slut singer Jimi Hendrix who once stayed. Whichever you choose, you can pretend you’re living out your wildest high-profile dreams … whether it’s just for a weekend or a month-long stay!


Sonny Bono and Cher’s LA Home

Iconic pop duo Sonny & Cher once lived in this one bedroom, one bathroom house in Los Angeles, according to the Airbnb list. The house was designed and completely remodeled in 1954 by renowned Swedish architect Greta Magnusson-Grossman and features a mix of mid-century and boho decor. Not to mention, it has tree house views of the San Fernando Valley and is just a five-minute walk from the Hollywood Reservoir hike entrance.



Julie Andrews’ home in New York

This New York upstate hideaway called “The Rubber House” was originally built for the famous choreographer Eugene Loring and his partner. Rumor has it that Julie Andrews once owned the house too. It was built by architect Tom Pritchard and has a dance studio, industrial kitchen, massive windows and a fireplace in the master bedroom.



Bing Crosby’s Palm Springs Retreat

This four bedroom, six bathroom villa is ideal for a relaxing vacation. Once owned by Bing Crosby, the Palm Springs home features vaulted ceilings, a wood-burning fireplace, and original tile floors. The pool area is fully equipped with a full wet bar and grill. Oh, and there are citrus trees that are home to an abundance of oranges, lemons, and grapefruits.



Jimi Hendrix’s Hawaiian Hut

When Jimi Hendrix was filming Rainbow Bridge, the singer stayed in this Hawaiian hut. Recently remodeled 1930s studio cottage has everything you need for a peaceful vacation. There is a kitchenette, spacious bathroom, internet and more. It is also located on a fenced property and has an outdoor terrace under a spectacular tree canopy.



F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald’s home

This historic Montgomery, Alabama home doubles as a museum dedicated to F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda, who lived in the home from 1931 to 1932. The museum is on the lower level and there are now two separate suites upstairs. The Zelda suite rental is an entire apartment that houses living room furniture donated by a family Zelda knew.



John Steinbeck’s Writer’s Studio

This California cottage, once owned by American author John Steinbeck, is perfect for a creative retreat. On approximately 350 square meters, the cozy house has a queen-size bed, a sitting area, a complete bathroom and a fully equipped kitchen.



The mansion from the Bachelor and the Bachelorette

Technically, this California mansion is a retired temporary home for many people who have achieved various fame. So, if you really don’t want to go to The Bachelor or The Bachelorette but want to pretend the reality shows were from this mansion, this is the rental for you.



Ava Gardner’s and Artie Shaw’s home

Actress Ava Gardner and musician Artie Shaw once shared this house in Burbank, California. It was built in 1938 and has curved walls, wooden floors and an area for horse trainers with four horse boxes in the rear of the property. It has been renovated twice since then.



Mickey Rooney’s Topanga house

Once owned by actor Mickey Rooney, this home is near some of the best beaches and surfing hotspots in California and is a charming canyon retreat. The two bedroom, one bathroom home has exposed beams, wall-to-wall mirrors, and a wood-burning stove. Outside, near an olive tree, there is a fitness area with a punching bag, inverter table, and hammocks for lounging or reading.


Kelly Allen is a New York based writer and assistant editor at House Beautiful, where she covers design, culture, shopping and travel.

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