If you're planning a Californian road-trip, forget a visit to Universal Studios and experience some genuine A-list magic, instead… a stay at Dame Elizabeth Taylor's former home, which came on to the holiday rental market this week.
An hour and half's drive from LA, 'Casa Elizabeth' is situated in the upmarket Las Palmas district of Palm Springs. Featuring four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a large pool area with a waterfall and interiors that scream decadent, the retro chic house has all the glamour you'd expect from the Cleopatra star. Think ornate chandeliers, opulent furnishings and striking artwork, including original pieces painted by Dame Liz herself!
As if a stay at the Hollywood star's home wasn't enough to pull you off Highway 1 and into the Cali desert, then Palm Springs itself should be. The 1950s playground to the stars - including Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin - the city is famous for its cool modernist architecture and vintage shopping. It also plays host to the über-cool Coachella Festival every spring. Though, you might not want to visit in the summer months… temperatures regularly hit 40C+. But then, when you have your own A-list pool to dip in, who cares!
'Casa Elizabeth' is a Kathy Ireland®Weddings and Resorts Property. It is available for short-term stays for up to eight people, with prices starting from approximately £358 per night depending on the season. To book, visit www.ps4rent.com
By Deputy Editor Claudia Waterson