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Hemsworth brothers list stunning Malibu retreat for $4.9 million

<p><span>Australian brothers Chris, Liam and Luke Hemsworth are looking to let go of their Malibu home that they shared for $4.9 million.</span><br /><br /><span>Together the trio have lifted the price $1.45 million more than they paid for the place using a trust four years ago, real estate records show.</span><br /><br /><span>While there were not many changes made to the 4,612-square-foot floor plan, with its polished concrete floors, warm woody accents and shiny marble finishes - they did touch up the landscape and exterior of the house.</span><br /><br /><span>The home hosts four marvellous bedrooms, four bathrooms, a sunny chef’s kitchen and a wine cellar.</span><br /><br /><span>It also features a spacious media room that is decked out with purple walls and carpet floors.</span><br /><br /><span>The back patio includes a sauna and beyond that is serene tiered gardens that overlook a grassy lawn and unbelievable mountain dunes.</span><br /><br /><span>Altogether, the Malibu retreat is 1.3 acres and is above Point Dume.</span><br /><br /><span>Chris Hemsworth, 37, is best known for his role as Thor in the Marvel cinematic universe.</span><br /><br /><span>Liam Hemsworth, 30, gained fame for his role as Gale Hawthorne in “The Hunger Games” trilogy.</span><br /><br /><span>Luke Hemsworth, 39, plays the part of Ashley Stubbs on HBO’s critically acclaimed sci-fi western show “Westworld.”</span></p>

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Doris Day’s California home listed for eye-watering price

<p>Doris Day’s home in Carmel Valley, California, has hit the market but her estate wont be raking in the profits for the grand property.</p> <p>The residence was where Day lived right up until her death in May 2019 at age 97.</p> <p>It has been listed by Sotheby's International Realty for $7.4 million.</p> <p>All of the proceeds from the sale will go towards Day's animal charity she founded in 1978, the Doris Day Animal Foundation (DDAF).</p> <p>The 12,400-square-foot home includes two expansive floors in the main home, a guest house, three lofts, two caretaker units, and a caretaker’s office.</p> <p>The main home rests on a knoll overlooking Carmel Valley and is also adjacent golf club so it holds captivating views at every direction.</p> <p>It includes three bedrooms, a kitchen with a dining area, a large living room with a Carmel stone fireplace, a library, and two offices.</p> <p>Fans of <em>The Doris Day Show </em>will also notice that the spiral staircase from the iconic CBS sitcom lies inside Day's main home.</p> <p>Day died on May 13, 2019 at her home.</p> <p>Her death followed closely after the beloved actress celebrated her 97th birthday.</p> <p>Bob Bashara, Day's business manager and close friend, told<span> </span><em><a rel="noopener noreferrer" href="https://over60.monday.com/boards/63889387/pulses/people.com" target="_blank">PEOPLE</a></em><span> </span>that the star "died peacefully” after a fulfilling life working on films and TV shows.</p> <p>“She lived by her most famous song,<span> </span><em>Que Sera, Sera</em>. That was her belief.</p> <p>“Whatever will be, will be, and there is a purpose for everything that happens and you need to get on with her life,” Bashara said. “She always looked forward and looked for the good in whatever happened.”    </p>

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See inside the Obama’s private residence of the White House

<p><span>The Obama family have shown off the inside of their apartment at the White House during Barack’s presidency to the world.</span><br /><span>A new book is taking readers inside the Obama White House, along with personal photographs of the residence and all four family members showing off the beautiful home.</span></p> <p><span>Barack, Michelle, Sasha, and Malia go in-depth to the home which interior designer Michael S. Smith redesigned.</span></p> <p><span>The family spent a total of $1.5 million of their own money on renovations and now they are letting the world see what the private sanctuary they created for themselves during Obama’s residency in a new volume called Designing History: The Extraordinary Art &amp; Style of the Obama White House.</span></p> <p><span>Among the rooms shown in the book includes the master bedroom that the President and the First Lady shared.</span></p> <p><span>Large windows allowed for the couple to have plenty of natural sunlight during their eight years stay.</span></p> <p><span>“It was personally very important to me to design a master bedroom that would be a true refuge for the president and first lady,” Smith - who co-authored the book with Margaret Russell - said.</span></p> <p><span>Detailed photos showed the neutral color palette, with walls covered in an oatmeal-colored Chinese wallpaper.</span></p> <p><span>The foreword, written by Michelle Obama reads that the new volume “shares one of the most comprehensive looks inside the White House in book publishing history”.</span></p> <p><span>According to the press release, it explores how the White House reflected “the youthful spirit of the first family and their vision of a more progressive, inclusive American society.”</span></p> <p><span>The gorgeous home that the family stayed in during Obama’s presidency is described as “both a historical document and a voyeur's delight.”</span></p> <p><span>The excerpt went on to say that the home showcased “a specific moment in time for the White House, the Obamas, and the American experience.”</span></p> <p><span>Also in the book, photos of the family’s personal sitting room was shown.</span></p> <p><span>Not only was it where famous politicians and celebrities around the world would have been entertained, but it featured an artwork that was loaned from the National Gallery of Art.</span></p> <p><span>“In an effort to lessen its formality, I covered the walls with a handwoven, spice-colored grass cloth that we had embroidered in a subtle arabesque pattern to add a layer of texture. The wallpaper’s dusky palette almost gave the effect of a paneled room,” Smith explained.</span></p> <p><span>Scroll through the gallery to see the incredible home here.</span></p>

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Inside Kate and William's luxurious royal "apartment"

<p>Prince William and Kate Middleton's royal home is referred to as an 'apartment', but it's not like a unit like we're thinking.</p> <p>Many think of an apartment as a two-bedroom place, but Kate and William's apartment is more like a mini-mansion on the grounds of Kensington Palace.</p> <p>The residence is known as Apartment 1A and is where the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge live with Prince George, Princess Charlotte and Prince Louis when they're in London.</p> <p>A royal author has revealed what it's like in the apartment.</p> <p>"It's enormous... and it's like a piece of countryside in London," revealed royal author Ingrid Seward to <a rel="noopener" href="https://play.trueroyalty.tv/england-s-queens/videos/the-royal-beat-royal-women-of-kensington-palace" target="_blank" class="_e75a791d-denali-editor-page-rtflink">True Royalty's Royal Beat</a>.</p> <p>"It has 20 rooms from the basement to the attic, it is not a small house," she explained.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CDOMybUFTzB/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CDOMybUFTzB/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">📸 Fun behind the scenes in March recording #ThatPeterCrouchPodcast, as part of the #HeadsUp campaign. Thanks to everyone involved in making it all happen! #PassThePod</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/kensingtonroyal/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank"> Duke and Duchess of Cambridge</a> (@kensingtonroyal) on Jul 29, 2020 at 3:00am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>"All of these royal residences at Kensington Palace are called apartments, which of course makes people immediately think they are flats like the American term for an apartment. They are not."</p> <p>The homes are "joined terrace houses", with a lift, a gym and a $310,000 kitchen that the couple paid to renovate.</p> <p>Duchess Kate has helped decorate the home with the aid of an interior designer, though the furnishes have likely changed over the years as the family has grown.</p>

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Inside Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban’s luxury New York condo

<p>Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban have recently expanded their real estate portfolio into the currently beleaguered city of New York.</p> <p>The celebrity duo picked up a condominium in one of the city’s most exclusive precincts, in a famous building whose luxury level is off the charts.</p> <p>According to <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.dirt.com/entertainers/actors/nicole-kidman-keith-urban-house-new-york-city-1203329681/" target="_blank"><em>Variety</em></a>, Nicole and Keith parted with a mere $3.5 million the 1600-square-foot, two-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom condo in Manhattan’s highly sought-after Tribeca area.</p> <p>Situated inside Tribeca’s famous clock tower building, which previously housed the massive New York Life Insurance Company, developers converted the entire building into luxury condominiums in 2018 – and now Nicole and Keith are the newest pair to call it home.</p> <p>Shared amenities that are available to all residents of the luxury building officially situated at <a rel="noopener" href="https://108leonard.com/" target="_blank">108 Leonard</a> include a gorgeous indoor pool, fully-equipped gym/fitness centre, dining areas, rooftop gardens and more.</p> <p>Whenever they stay there, Nicole and Keith will be sharing the building with 151 other beautifully well-appointed residences.</p> <p>Other condos in the luxurious building range from $1.5 million for less than 1,000 square feet, all the way up to $11.5 million for units that are more than 3,500 square feet, according to listings on real estate site Zillow.</p> <p>According to <em>Variety</em>, one of the amenities that drew Nicole and Keith’s attention to the building is the presence of a “sky garage”, which would allow their car to be lifted hydraulically right to their unit – giving them perfect protection from the paparazzi.</p> <p>Check out all the amazing images of the property below.</p> <p>IMAGES: <a rel="noopener" href="https://108leonard.com/" target="_blank">108 Leonard</a> / Wikimedia</p>

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There’s no place like home!

<p>After several months on the market, Judy Garland's former Hollywood Hills home – which Sammy Davis Jnr owned at one time – has sold for $4.675million, about $1.5 million shy of the original price tag.</p> <p>The 5,000 square feet Art Deco home overlooks LA’s Sunset Strip and was built in 1941 by John Elgin Woolf, an architect known for designing homes for celebs including Cary Grant and Bob Hope. </p> <p>Garland lived in the home from 1944 to 1948, along with then-husband Vincente Minnelli and their daughter, Liza Minnelli, who was born in 1946, according to <a rel="noopener" href="https://people.com/home/see-inside-judy-garlands-former-hollywood-hills-home-now-listed-for-6-million/" target="_blank">People</a>.</p> <p>The five bedroom, seven-and-a-half bathroom home sold for $1.5million below the property owner's original asking price, the <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.latimes.com/business/real-estate/story/2020-08-21/judy-garlands-former-hollywood-hills-haunt-sells-for-4-675-million" target="_blank">Los Angeles Times</a> reported.  </p> <p>The three-story home features multiple decks and patios, which offer up grand views of Los Angeles and the canyon, as well as an indoor-outdoor living room and a master suite with a private balcony. </p> <p>Also among the home's features are a screening room with a hidden bookshelf door that leads to a secret bedroom.</p> <p>The listing also included a pool/guesthouse, which features a custom fireplace, marble bar, billiards room and sleeping loft. </p> <p>The property sits on a third of an acre of land, which includes landscaped gardens full of bamboo, tropical plants and fruit trees and a swimming pool. </p> <p>Despite having been tweaked in the years since Garland owned the home, many of Woolf's original design elements – such as his detailed railings – and floor plans remain.   </p> <p>The room that once belonged to baby Liza Minnelli still exists next to the downstairs living room space, as does the “Judy Garland Suite” – the original master bedroom – which is behind a floor-to-ceiling bookcase.  </p> <p>An additional hidden room in the home lies behind a walk-in closet and dressing area. </p> <p>After Garland moved out of the home, it was bought by comedian and actor Wally Cox, who then sold it to Davis Jr. in 1955, expanded the property and tacked on the pool house. </p> <p>Real estate company Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties said in its listing that the guesthouse was meant to be a place where music could be recorded or late-night parties could be held so that they wouldn't disturb Davis Jr's children who slept in the main house. </p> <p>While Davis Jr. owned the home, rock act The Band lived and recorded music there.</p> <p>According to online real estate records, the house was on the market for 181 days before being sold on August 5 after originally being listed for $5.2million. It appears the home was initially listed on the market in February for $6.129million.</p> <p>IMAGES: <a rel="noopener" href="http://www.mls.com/" target="_blank">MLS</a> Real Estate Listings / Wikimedia</p>

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Priscilla Presley’s Beverly Hills mansion up for sale

<p>Priscilla Presley has finally decided to part with the Beverly Hills mansion she called her “sanctuary” for so many years thanks to its beauty and seclusion.</p> <p>According to the LA Times, Ms Presley – now 70 years of age – has listed the home for $16m, after she bought the mansion in the 1970s to be close to her ex-husband Elvis.</p> <p>Built in 1951 and listed with Beverly Hills Real Estate company <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.hiltonhyland.com/" target="_blank">Hilton &amp; Hyland</a>, the home boasts seven bedrooms, eight-and-a-half bathrooms, a tile-lined swimming pool, tennis court and more.</p> <p>The estate is set behind a gated entry way, and is tucked between lush trees providing privacy.</p> <p>“Available for the first time in over 45 years,” writes realtor Jonah Wilson in the listing, “this private enclave is nestled on over one acre of verdant grounds within the city limits of Beverly Hills”.</p> <p>Priscilla described the estate as a sanctuary because it's secluded, hidden behind a gate and surrounded by lines of trees.</p> <p>Inside, the house features vaulted ceilings, with exposed beams in dark wood and matching framed archways.</p> <p>Dark wood runs through the home, also featured in window panes, sculpted pillars throughout and panelling in the library/den combination room.</p> <p>A large ensuite has double sinks and mirrors on a dark wood vanity, with velvet drapes providing coverage to personal items. Stone work lines the glass shower, and tub tucked under a window.</p> <p>The swimming pool is surrounded by gardens, a covered seating area, stone work and a statue.</p> <p>A Steinway &amp; Sons grand piano sits under a chandelier in the corner of one of the rooms. Check out just some of the amazing interior and exterior images below.</p> <p><strong>IMAGES:</strong> <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.hiltonhyland.com/" target="_blank">Hilton &amp; Hyland Beverly Hills Real Estate Agents</a></p>

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Radiant as ever! Meghan and Harry return to spotlight

<p><span>Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are returning to the spotlight by teaming up with young activists to change the online scene.</span><br /><br /><span>The couple made a special appearance from their new home in Santa Barbara with leaders from the Queen's Commonwealth Trust who are working to make digital media a force for good.</span><br /><br /><span>While speaking via video call, Harry joked about feeling old.</span><br /><br /><span>"You've got to stop, we're not old!" Meghan replied.</span><br /><br /><span>"But it's true," Harry said. "This is the world you're going to inherit."</span><br /><br /><span>Meghan quickly added, "And Archie!"</span><br /><br /><span>"And Archie," Harry repeated. "It's on all of us collectively to make the world a better place...and we are."</span><br /><br /><span>Chief executive of the QCT Nicola Brentnall led the 30-minute conversation.</span><br /><br /><span>He managed to bring together four young leaders working to make the digital space safe for everyone: Brighton Kaoma, Founder of Agents of Change Foundation in Zambia; Hunter Johnson, Founder of The Man Cave in Australia; Rosie Thomas, Co-Founder of Project Rockit in Australia; and Vee Kativhu, Study &amp; Empowerment YouTuber and Founder of "Empowered by Vee."</span><br /><br /><span>Prince Harry, 35, spoke about Queen Elizabeth's goals in the modern Commonwealth.</span><br /><br /><span>He spoke about the importance of young people having a voice due to the ever-changing digital landscape.</span><br /><br /><span>"I think everything my grandmother wanted to achieve when she took this huge responsibility on, she’s managed," he said.</span><br /><br /><span>"Hearing you guys, and knowing the broad spectrum that QCT engulfs, you’re the definition of the 21st century Commonwealth, and what it means to be part of it. You are there, standing for equality, for mutual respect and for fairness."</span><br /><br /><span>Meghan, 39, also spoke during the digital conversation, and spoke about how the coronavirus pandemic has driven people online to connect.</span><br /><br /><span>"Everyone's mental and emotional well-being are perhaps more fragile than ever before, certainly with COVID and our dependability on devices right now in the absence of human interaction," she said.</span><br /><br /><span>“People are going online more than ever before to feel community."</span></p>

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NASA-inspired Bubble House goes on the market

<p>“In what may well be one of the weirdest homes you’ll ever find in Australia, architect owner Graham Birchall took almost a decade to complete the construction – a true labour of love that’s part NASA space base and part-Queensland engineering genius,” writes <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.realestate.com.au/news/bizarre-bubble-house-hits-market-for-first-time/" target="_blank">RealEstate.com.au</a> of the one-of-a-kind property in Ipswich, west of Brisbane.</p> <p>Having gone on sale for the first time, interest in the incredibly fascinating Bubble House has been pouring in from all corners of the globe.</p> <p>"Sometimes people don't believe it when I tell them where I live," Mr Birchall told the ABC. "There are 11 domes in all ranging from four metres in diameter to eight metres in diameter, it has 16 rooms over three levels so it's rather large.</p> <p>"It's got two libraries, a movie theatre, and circular windows that open and close with an iris.</p> <p>"I love it because it is so spacious. You don't even notice the ceiling and the spaces just flow on from one to the other."</p> <p>The Ipswich architect built the astonishing property in Karalee, west of Brisbane, in the 1980s after an idea he had during his final university thesis. "It took 10 years to build,” he said. “We built on weekends from Father's Day 1983 to Father's Day 1993.</p> <p>"There were a lot of challenges – we had to invent a lot of tools like a curved ladder to build it.</p> <p>"It was a lot of fun to do.</p> <p>"Half of it is the Flintstones and the other half looks more like the Jetsons."</p> <p>After contacting NASA for some design tips, Mr Birchall was pleased to actually hear back from them.</p> <p>"I knew they had something like it on their mars rover and they sent the drawings to me, I was surprised they answered the phone call," he said.</p> <p>Mr Birchall said the decision to put the quirky property up for sale after decades of living and working there was a tough one – but he was excited to be moving closer to his grandchildren.</p> <p>IMAGES: RealEstate.com.au</p>

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle buy first home in USA

<p><span>The duke and duchess of Sussex have bought their first home in California.</span><br /><br /><span>Meghan and Harry are reportedly looking to settle down in Santa Barbara, a picturesque city which is only just 160 kilometres from Los Angeles.</span><br /><br /><span>A representative for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex confirmed to HELLO! UK the Sussex Family, including son Archie, moved into their new home in July.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CDyHstlMrvR/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CDyHstlMrvR/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Meghan and Harry❤ (@meghan_and_harry)</a> on Aug 12, 2020 at 1:48am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>"They have settled into the quiet privacy of their community since their arrival and hope that this will be respected for their neighbours, as well as for them as a family," the source said.</span><br /><br /><span>The city of Santa Barbara is an affluent community, meaning Meghan and Harry will likely be rubbing shoulders with plenty of celebrities including Oprah, Ellen DeGeneres and Rob Lowe.</span><br /><br /><span>Harry and Meghan's first home together was Frogmore Cottage, a historic Grade II listed property in Windsor.</span><br /><br /><span>It was the first home the couple were able to really spend time together when they first were married.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-captioned="" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CDz5gJBn_jP/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="margin: 8px 0 0 0; padding: 0 4px;"><a style="color: #000; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none; word-wrap: break-word;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CDz5gJBn_jP/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">La controvertida biografía no oficial sobre los duques de Sussex ha sacado a la luz numerosos detalles de su vida en palacio. - En noviembre de 2018, la Familia Real británica celebró el 70º cumpleaños de Carlos de Inglaterra. Lo hizo distribuyendo unas entrañables fotografías junto a la duquesa de Cornualles, sus dos hijos (el duque de Cambridge y el de Sussex) y las esposas y los hijos de estos. Al príncipe de Gales se le veía feliz, mirando a la cámara mientras sostenía a su nieto George entre los brazos. Todo parecía tranquilo y pacífico en este posado institucional dominado por las sonrisas y la armonía familiar. Pero, según hemos sabido casi dos años después, la intrahistoria de aquellas instantáneas nada tiene que ver con lo que se nos mostró en su momento. - En las páginas de Finding Freedom se recoge que aquel posado, motivado por la celebración del cumpleaños de Carlos de Inglaterra, no fue sino una "pesadilla absoluta". El motivo no era otro que la tensión existente entre los dos hermanos, Guillermo y Harry, que no quisieron hacer un esfuerzo para facilitar la tarea al equipo encargado de tomar las fotografías. Asimismo, se dejaba entrever ya en aquel momento que la relación entre el príncipe de Gales y su hijo pequeño era "complicada".</a></p> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;">A post shared by <a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/royalty_dr/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank"> Royalty DR</a> (@royalty_dr) on Aug 12, 2020 at 6:23pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>In January, after the pair announced they had the intention to step down as senior royals, Megs and Harry spent their time coupled up in Canada on Vancouver Island.</span><br /><br /><span>Eventually, when the pair trekked it to Los Angeles to finally settle and look for a home to buy, reports showed they stayed in Tyler Perry’s $23.8 million Beverly Hills mansion.</span></p>

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Rare glimpse inside Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell's home

<p>Goldie has given fans a rare look into her beautiful home that she shares with her husband Kurt Russel.</p> <p>It is not the first time the actress has shared her home with loyal fans as thanks to lockdown the star has posted videos from her spacious living room and her workout room.</p> <p>Now the actress has also shared pictures of her large garden, which perfectly encapsulates her eccentric and bubbly personality.</p> <p>The lush green garden is filled with quirky décor, including a giant cow that has been spotted multiple times throughout her social media account.</p> <p>Now that lockdown restrictions have been eased, Goldie and Kurt have been able to allow visits from their family again, including Goldie’s daughter Kate Hudson.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/tv/CAtYhTgni0h/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/tv/CAtYhTgni0h/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Goldie Hawn (@goldiehawn)</a> on May 27, 2020 at 4:08pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>Doting grandmother Goldie was pictured with her grandson Ryder in July, and has five other beautiful grandkids to spoil and love.</p> <p>The actress previously told Australian Women's Weekly: "A good family is the answer to happiness. I look at our kids and grandchildren and there's nothing in the world that could make me as proud as I am of all of them."</p> <p>Goldie and her hubby Kurt, who is also an A-list actor, celebrated 37 years of blissful marriage together back in February.</p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CDmlqJEH4gk/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CDmlqJEH4gk/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Goldie Hawn (@goldiehawn)</a> on Aug 7, 2020 at 2:21pm PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p>The celebrity couple are often asked about marriage, and Goldie previously revealed their reasons for not tying the knot.</p> <p>Speaking on Loose Women in 2015, the actress admitted: "I would have been long divorced if I’d been married. Marriage is an interesting psychological thing. If you need to feel bound to someone, then it's important to be married.</p> <p>"If you have independence, if you have enough money and sense of independence and you like your independence, there’s something psychological about not being married because it gives you the freedom to make decisions one way or the other.</p> <p>“For me, I chose to stay. Kurt chose to stay, and we like the choice."</p>

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Couple build dream “tiny home” for less than $35k

<p>A couple has revealed the inside details on to how they built their dream “tiny home” for a little less than $35,000.</p> <p>Trysh Martinez, 31, and her husband Saul Martinez, 32, says they began the build on their home back in August 2018, using materials they bought locally.</p> <p>“My husband and I both have student loans and we didn’t want to take out any more loans or a mortgage or pay for ongoing rent,” Trysh explained to <em>Jam Press.</em></p> <p>“The financial reasons were reinforced by our plans to be travel rehab therapists, like travel nurses, but rehabilitation therapists who work for 13-week hospital contracts all over the country.</p> <p>“By living tiny, we are seeking financial freedom and a more conscious and purposeful living with less material things to focus on the more important aspects in life.”</p> <p>The pair proudly took on a majority of their renovations and only looked for help when it came to the electrical, plumbing, roofing, and custom cabinets.</p> <p>They also loved the designing process and took it upon themselves to decorate the little home.</p> <p>“Saul did a lot of research and planning based on other YouTube videos,” Trysh said.</p> <p>“He had a general sense of the design plan, like dividing the house areas: kitchen, living area, bedroom loft, bathroom, storage loft, but the details of the build were build-as-you-go to adapt based on what materials we could find for reduced costs.”</p> <p>Trysh says her and her husband also developed a new-found strength within eachother.</p> <p>“I also think the whole project strengthened our relationship,” she said.</p> <p>“We got to see each other’s strengths and weaknesses.</p> <p>“I personally saw Saul’s character through the ups and downs of the build.</p> <p>“I was able to first hand see his tenacity, patience, and calm demeanour even in the most stressful moments, as well as his quick problem solving, resourcefulness, and very effective budgeting.”</p> <p>The most challenging part of their transformation was finding the right land.</p> <p>“Looking for land and the thought of having to move abruptly is pretty stressful,” she said.</p> <p>“Tiny house city ordinances in San Diego have recently changed and they are more lenient for allowing tiny houses now, but prior to that, we felt like we were walking on eggshells and feared having to move or getting cited by the city.</p> <p>“Should we decide to move, it would take another long and thorough search to find the perfect land we could park at and that makes the mobility aspect tougher in reality.”</p> <p>Trysh says anyone thinking of building their own home should thoroughly research before taking the leap.</p> <p>“Watch YouTube videos, ask other DIY tiny house builders, and look into all the different ways and approaches you could do to maximise your budget, time and space while making it as custom and unique as you’d want your house to be,” she said.</p> <p>“Identifying your priority areas - the areas you anticipate will be most frequently used in the house -always helps in deciding square footage and amenities.”</p> <p>Image: Instagram <a rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B_8YPvqhll3/" target="_blank">@tryshka</a></p>

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James Bond's glorious French chateau up for sale

<p>Sir Sean Connery is selling his glorious French chateau for a whopping $33.87 million.</p> <p>One of the big screen’s most iconic 007 British naval intelligence officers in the <em>James Bond</em> movie franchise, Connery bought the home in 1975, and with glorious views overlooking the city of Nice and Mediterranean sea, it’s not hard to see why he has held on to it for so long.</p> <p>The gorgeous home sits atop a  hill on the Cap de Nice and was used in several scenes of the Bond-movie Never Say Never Again that was filmed in Nice and nearby Monaco.</p> <p>By the time Connery actually into the French chateau, the actor had already achieved wealth in the hundreds of millions and was turning away movie contracts that would have paid him as much as US$450 million for one film.</p> <p>The property spans over one acre and features incredible landscaped terraces that have winding paths to the sea, bright green strips of lawn and a luxurious saltwater pool.</p> <p>The house is built on five levels with an elevator and rooftop terrace, with five bedrooms and baths are distributed between all the floors.</p> <p>The entrance itself is a wonder with floor-to-ceiling windows capturing more views of Nice, mountain and sea.</p> <p>Wrap-around and garden terraces invite lounging, sunset cocktails and dining under the stars.</p> <p>The actor’s home also has insanely beautiful details such as wide-planked parquet floors run throughout the building.</p> <p>Images:<span> </span><a rel="noopener" href="http://www.knightfrank.com/" target="_blank">www.knightfrank.com</a></p>

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Anthony Hopkins sells off glorious Malibu retreat for eye watering price

<p><span>Renowned actor Anthony Hopkins is saying farwell to his longtime Malibu reatreat for an eye watering $10.5 million.</span><br /><br /><span>The gorgeous home that spans over one-acre, is located on Point Dume Bluff, and did not seem to be a difficult sell for Hopkins who listed it in February with a $11.5 million price tag.</span><br /><br /><span>The 4,010-square-foot home may not have left his hands for the extra million, it is a definite jump in profit from the $3.8 million he paid for the property back in 2001.</span><br /><br /><span>The main part of the home boasts a glorious four bedrooms and four bathrooms, along with a stunning white stone-framed fireplace in the living room.</span><br /><br /><span>The kitten is a marvel in itself and is fitted with stainless steel appliances, wood cabinetry, terra-cotta style floors and built-in shelving.</span><br /><br /><span>The property also includes a pool and spa, along with gardens and an impressive deck space.</span><br /><br /><span>On another part of the property, there is a spacious guest house which has a private one-bedroom, one-bathroom guest house, as well as a pool house..</span><br /><br /><span>Hopkins and his wife, Stella, are selling the home because they want to be closer to Los Angeles.</span><br /><br /><span>The couple already own three homes in the city.</span><br /><br /><span>Along with a two-bedroom Pacific Palisades condo, they also maintain a $6.6 million contemporary house in the neighborhood, which they bought in 2018.</span></p>

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Cate Blanchett gives rare glimpse inside $12 million Sydney home

<p><span>Australian actress Cate Blanchett and her husband Andrew Upton have listed their Sydney home for an eye watering $12 million.</span><br /><br /><span>Blanchett, who is notoriously known for keeping her life private, has given fans a rare glimpse into her luxurious five-bedroom apartment in the heart of the CBD.</span><br /><br /><span>She purchased the property for $8 million in 2015.</span><br /><br /><span>According to The Daily Telegraph, the home has attracted considerable interest online.</span><br /><br /><span>It has been viewed more than 3,000 times since it was listed 12 days ago.</span><br /><br /><span>The two-storey apartment is listed in the Astor building of Sydney and offers unbelievable panoramic views of some of the city's most famous landmarks, including Sydney Harbour, the Opera House and the Royal Botanic Garden.</span><br /><br /><span>The first floor boasts a gorgeous open plan living, including a lounge, a generous kitchen and dining area, and two bedrooms.</span><br /><br /><span>The kitchen is simply a chef’s delight with stainless steel appliances, and gives plenty of storage options.</span><br /><br /><span>High ceilings with deep stylish black windows flood the interior with natural light.</span><br /><br /><span>The property previously belonged to Barry Humphries, who was better known by his comedic alter ego Dame Edna.</span><br /><br /><span>He infamously and illegally combined three units in the historic building 35 years ago.</span><br /><br /><span>Cate and Andrew, 53, bought the apartment from businessman Mark Bouris, the former host of The Apprentice Australia.</span><br /><br /><span>It seems the pair are getting rid of all their Australian properties, after selling their Berlera Creek holiday home in December.</span><br /><br /><span>Cate and Andrew are now living in England, where they own a $5.7 million manor called Highwell House in East Sussex.</span><br /><br /><span>The pair wed in 1997 and share sons Dashiell, 17, Roman, 15, and Ignatius, 11, and daughter Edith, five.</span></p>

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Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla’s “love shack” on the market for $5 million

<p><span>The English country manor which Prince Charlie used to court Princess Diana, and later had an affair with the Duchess of Cornwall, is being sold for an asking price of $5 million. </span><br /><span>The vast Bolehyde Manor in Allington, Wiltshire has a grand eight bedrooms, a swimming pool, tennis court, three cottages, stables, and can also boast a "tree house complex,” expansive gardens and more on 80 acres of expansive farmland.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/B9rSX0cAvzj/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: row; align-items: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 50%; flex-grow: 0; height: 40px; margin-right: 14px; width: 40px;"></div> <div style="display: flex; flex-direction: column; flex-grow: 1; justify-content: center;"> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; margin-bottom: 6px; width: 100px;"></div> <div style="background-color: #f4f4f4; border-radius: 4px; flex-grow: 0; height: 14px; width: 60px;"></div> </div> </div> <div style="padding: 19% 0;"></div> <div style="display: block; height: 50px; margin: 0 auto 12px; width: 50px;"></div> <div style="padding-top: 8px;"> <div style="color: #3897f0; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 550; line-height: 18px;">View this post on Instagram</div> </div> <p style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 17px; margin-bottom: 0; margin-top: 8px; overflow: hidden; padding: 8px 0 7px; text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/B9rSX0cAvzj/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by British Royal Family (@britishmonarchy)</a> on Mar 13, 2020 at 6:59am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>The site has been dubbed the “love shack” for Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, and dates back to around 700 years.</span><br /><br /><span>According to the outlet, the Prince of Wales wooed his first wife Diana at Bolehyde Manor in the early days of their courtship and later had an affair with Camilla at the home.</span><br /><br /><span>She lived there during her marriage to ex-husband Andrew Parker Bowles.</span></p> <blockquote style="background: #FFF; border: 0; border-radius: 3px; box-shadow: 0 0 1px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.5),0 1px 10px 0 rgba(0,0,0,0.15); margin: 1px; max-width: 540px; min-width: 326px; padding: 0; width: calc(100% - 2px);" class="instagram-media" data-instgrm-permalink="https://www.instagram.com/p/CBI3p7gJ_mk/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" data-instgrm-version="12"> <div style="padding: 16px;"> <div style="display: flex; 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text-align: center; text-overflow: ellipsis; white-space: nowrap;"><a style="color: #c9c8cd; font-family: Arial,sans-serif; font-size: 14px; font-style: normal; font-weight: normal; line-height: 17px; text-decoration: none;" rel="noopener" href="https://www.instagram.com/p/CBI3p7gJ_mk/?utm_source=ig_embed&amp;utm_campaign=loading" target="_blank">A post shared by Prince Charles Doing Things (@princecharlesdoingthings)</a> on Jun 7, 2020 at 8:17am PDT</p> </div> </blockquote> <p><br /><span>Camilla’s ex sold the manor home to the Earl and Countess of Cairns in 1986 for about $761,000, the Daily Mail has reported.</span><br /><br /><span>Now the residence, which holds a scandalous history can be anyone’s for $4.75 million.</span><br /><br /><span>Scroll through the gallery to see the former “love shack” of the royal couple.</span></p>

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