Homes of Writers

  • John Irving's Vermont Country House: Den

    Author John Irving and his wife, Janet, custom-built their Vermont home in 1989. The 8,300-square-foot country house has five bedrooms — including four guest suites — five baths, a large gym and…   See the Image

  • John Irving's Vermont Country House: Bedroom

    Author John Irving and his wife, Janet, custom-built their Vermont home in 1989. The 8,300-square-foot country house has five bedrooms — including four guest suites — five baths, a large gym and…   See the Image

  • The Martha’s Vineyard Estate of Judy Blume, Exterior

    With 90 literary awards under her belt and over 80 million works sold, Judy Blume is one of the most iconic authors in the world. Titles like Are You There God? It’s Me Margaret and Deenie opened…   Read the Blog

  • 'The Secret' Estate of Rhonda Byrne: Pool

    If she follows her own advice, The Secret author Rhonda Byrne will use the Law of Attraction to summon a buyer who will pay $23.5 million for her lavish Montecito estate. Byrne bought the property,…   Read the Blog

  • 'The Secret' House of Rhonda Byrne: Bird's Eye View

    The bestselling author will likely use the Law of Attraction to manifest a buyer who will pay at least $23.5 million for the Tuscan-style villa on Montecito hillside overlooking the Pacific.   See the Gallery

  • 'The Secret' Estate of Rhonda Byrne: Guest Bedroom

    The master of the house isn't the only one who gets a spectacular view from the bedroom. The built-in window seats, bookshelves, drawers and desk add both charm and utility.   See the Image

  • 'The Secret' Estate of Rhonda Byrne: Pool

    Sitting on 2.3 acres with views of the ocean and the Montecito Valley, the Tuscan-style villa is flanked by a 65-foot pool.   See the Image

  • 'The Secret' Estate of Rhonda Byrne: Playhouse

    Rhonda Byrne's estate, known as Prima Luce, also includes a "Kids World" with a two-story cottage and whimsical gardens.   See the Image

  • 'The Secret' Estate of Rhonda Byrne: Parlor

    One of several sitting rooms/parlors in the 8,425-square-foot main house is warmed by a cozy fireplace. There's a total of five fireplaces on the estate.   See the Image

  • 'The Secret' Estate of Rhonda Byrne: Master Terrace

    One of the finest assets of the master suite is its private viewing terrace, with fireplace. A tranquil cup of tea in the morning, while enjoying the sight, sound and smell of the ocean, would be an…   See the Image