Los Feliz mansion
Katherine Heigl and her husband Josh Kelley purchased the lavish traditional looking mansion in September 2007 for $2.55 million. Built in Southern Colonial style, the house was originally constructed in1922 and has received several upgrades over the years. The property featured just two bedrooms initially though later constructions provided the additional living space in the home.
Location: North Berendo Street, Los Angeles, California
Accommodation: Katherine Heigl’s mansion sits atop a lavish grassy patch spread over more than 10,000 square feet. The home itself boasts of 3,690 square feet of space that is spread out over two storeys. The home comes with four bedrooms and three and a half baths.
Features: The updated Southern Colonial mansion is surrounded by lush gardens and several great outdoor spaces. The two storey house boasts of distinct 1920’s styling including large crown molding, dark wooden floors and high ceilings. The ground floor features a large living room with an inviting fireplace that opens up into a formal dining area. A cozy den sits next to the living room and features French doors that open up to extend the living space into the inviting veranda which leads into the splash pool and spa. The den also comes with a lavish built-in entertainment center. The ground floor also houses a neat breakfast area built within the gourmet kitchen that is laced with industrial-quality appliances. The upper floor of the home houses the bedrooms and a spacious patio which offers inhabitants grand views of the city’s skyline and the canyon as well. The lavish home also features a two-car garage and a gated driveway.
Neighborhood: North Berendo Street lies at the eastern end of Los Angeles and is known to be relatively-paparazzi free since the neighborhood does not have as many celebrity homes as other posh locales around the city do. The entire neighborhood is comprises of historical properties many of which have been around since the ‘20s.
The living hall
Beautiful balcony view
The screen hall
The kitchen hall
The study hall
Rear garden of home
Katherine has been frequently photographed alighting from her white Audi Q5 which boasts of an irresistible mix of stylish looks and awesome performance. Its 3200cc V6 engine delivers 270HP of power. The interiors of the vehicle are very spacious and offer plenty of legroom for 5 passengers. The ergonomically designed power front seats are lined with expensive leather. Standout features include a tri-zone climate control system, a power liftgate, MMI hard-drive based navigation system and the Audi Drive Select system. The inbuilt DVD player allied with the stereophonic surround system delivers a superb movie viewing experience.
Heigl has embarked on several shopping expeditions in her burgundy colored Range Rover SUV along with her mother. A powerful 5000cc V8 engine delivers an output of 510HP to go with 461 lb-ft of torque. Unique features include the standard Terrain Response system, electronic stability, electronic crash prevention aid and five customized off-road conditions. The white supple leather seats along with the walnut wood paneling provide the vehicle interiors with a classical look and feel. The music player fitted with the stereophonic surround sound system ensures a great acoustic experience.
Katherine Heigl was photographed frolicking on the sun kissed beaches of Cancun in a pink bikini more than four years back in June 2008. The actress spent almost a week in the famous sea side city with her husband Josh Kelley providing perfect company. Hiegl greatly enjoyed her summer break by tanning herself in the sun and splashing around in the crystal blue colored sea water.
Location: The iconic beach town of Cancun is situated in Mexico and is enclosed by lagoons on three sides and flanked by the Caribbean Sea on its outermost end.
Accommodation: A mix of over a hundred hotels in Cancun offer superb accommodation options and cater to a mix of budget-conscious and rich customers. Hotels like “La Quinta Inn” and “Sina Suites” are reasonably priced at about ‘$60’ for a night’s stay. The rich can opt for luxurious 5-star hotels like the “Fiesta Americana” and “The Ritz” which can be a bit pricey at $450 per day.
Main Attractions: The azure beaches of Cancun serve as the city’s top drawer tourist attraction and manage to attract millions of visitors every year. They provide great relaxation options like sunbathing and plenty of aquatic sports ranging from snorkeling, windsurfing and scuba diving. Dozens of beach side eateries offer cheap drinks and fresh seafood. The world heritage site of El Rey possesses some very rare artifacts which trace their origin to the ancient Mayan civilization. Other ancient sites like Oxtankah and Chacchoben are also worth a visit.
The actress spent her summer vacations last year in the iconic beach city of Miami. Heigl spent about 5 days there and was unaccompanied. She spent most of her time tanning her body under the warm Miami sun.
Location: Miami is located off the Atlantic coast in the southeastern part of Miami State, USA.
Accommodation: A robust network of over a hundred hotels caters to customers with vastly differing budgets. 5 star accommodations are very expensive and hotels like the “Setai South Beach”, “King and Grove Tides” and ”The Ritz-Carlton South Beach” can charge up to ‘$1500’ for a day’s stay. Budget places of stay like the “Geneva Hotel” and “AAE Lombardy Hotel” are affordably priced at around ‘$60’ per day. Dormitory styled accommodations like the “Miami Beach Travelers Hostel” come dirt cheap at ’$20’ for a night’s stay.
Main Attractions: Beaches are the most obvious attractions of Miami and millions of tourists from around the world converge on them in a year to enjoy the abundant sunshine. South Beach is the most famous of all and is famous for its all night parties. The Miami Seaquarium exhibits a mind boggling collection of several marine animals. A visit to the Everglades National Park provides an opportunity to witness more than a dozen rare and endangered animal species like the American Crocodile, Florida Panther and the West Indian Manatee. The park also offers camping options and is the perfect weekend gateway. The Miami Zoo has one of the best collection of plant and animal exhibits in the United States.
AIDS Healthcare Foundation
Actress Katherine Heigl has been an active supporter of the AIDS Healthcare Foundation. Based in Los Angeles, the global organization provides the latest medicine against AIDS and advocacy to over 130,000 people located in 22 countries. AHF aims to test an unprecedented 1 billion people each year and help them out.
Ms. Heigl has been known to be an advocate of people's rights. She has also been honored for her dedication to such issues. So, it is not a surprise that she backs Chrysalis which is a non-profit organization which helps economically disadvantaged people get employment opportunities.
Katherine Heigl's attended a charity event with her cute pet dog Romeo. Incidentally Australian designer Peter Alexander has been so smitten by the miniature Schnauzer that he is putting the pup's mug for sale alongside his next year’s collection. Proceeds from the sale will benefit a couple of animal charities.
Valentino Rock Stud Leather Shoulder Bag
It appears as though the leather tote from Valntino is on the top of the all-time favorits of actress Katherine Heigl! She was seen carrying that large, mustard-colored shoulder bag with pyramidal stud embellishments on more than once occasion. The 'bag close to her heart' comes from Italian designer Valentino Garavani who makes multiple lines of fashion accessories.
Christian Louboutin Lola Nappa Pumps
Stepping out from her car, Ms Heigl looked stunning, covering her soles with blue-colored pumps from the world-famous Christian Louboutin. The high-shined shoes with a long, golden heel arrive with a pointed toe and high-cut sides along with the signature of the designer - red soles!
J Brand Maria High-rise Skinny Jeans
In March 2012, as Katherine arrived for lunch at Little Dom's in Los Feliz, California, she had donned the skinny jeans from J Brand on her long legs. The clean-cut, high-rise jeans arrive in ultra-flattering style and seem to suit the actress perfectly. This is a thumbs-up for the brand featuring its premium denim collection for people of all ages and sexes!
Maria Lucia Hohan Rhonda Gown
At the premiere of 'One For The Money' in Paris, Katherine Heigl wore a perfectly falling gown from Maria Lucia Hohan. The silk mousseline gown arrives with an invisible tulle back and a complex draped bodice. The ultra-feminine skirt which comes along is indeed a tribute to the online luxury clothing shop.