Who: Ava Gardner and her jazz musician husband Artie Shaw
What: A pet-friendly one bedroom home complete with a large backyard, library and music room. It was built in 1938 and refurbished both in 2006 and 2011
Where: Burbank, Los Angeles
How much: $117 per night. Make your booking here
Who: Bing Crosby
What: Located in the Old Movie Colony that’s a three minute drive from downtown Palm Springs, this villa is perfect for vacations or celebrations of sorts. It overlooks the San Jacinto Mountains and boasts a heated (optional) private pool, fireplace, screening room and a full wet bar.
Where: Palm Springs, California
How much: $926 per night. Make your booking here
Who: Denzel Washington, Jimmy Page and Jan Michael Vincent
What: Experience the Malibu lifestyle at its best. Enjoy great ocean and mountain views from your outdoor jacuzzi, or head on down to quiet Broad Beach for a soak in the sun. You’d be surrounded by privacy and the best of Californian weather.
Where: Malibu, California
How much: $669 per night. Make your booking here.
Who: Frank Sinatra, Clint Walker and Roger Miller
What: This mansion is perfect if you’re vacationing with a big group of people (15 or more). You get a panoramic view of the city, total privacy, and the green light to host a party. However, for bigger parties of over at least 20 people, beware of the extra charges that depend on how wild it’s going to be.
Where: Penfield Avenue Woodland Hills, California
How much: $1,202 per night. Make your booking here.
Who: Mickey Rooney
What: It’s easy to hole up in this old country house that’s complete with almost every modern amenity you might need. Wifi, a home theatre, a full-fledged kitchen, you name it. But when you do want to get out from time to time, you will find hot surfing spots, a farmer’s market and hiking trails just minutes away.
Where: Topanga Canyon, California
How much: $300 per night. Make your booking here.