From Our Archive
This story was published before Summer 2021, when we launched our new digital experience.

Judy Garland’s Former Beachfront Malibu Home Lists for $3.8 Million—Take a Look Inside

It’s the ultimate chic retreat.


A Year in Menswear


A Year in Menswear

The styles you couldn’t get enough of in 2023.

Dishing With Chef Ayo Balogun


Dishing With Chef Ayo Balogun

The chef behind Brooklyn’s Dept of Culture talks jollof rice drama, Junior’s...

Noma Talent in Brooklyn, Bespoke Dinner Parties, and Libations for All

Food and Drink

Noma Talent in Brooklyn, Bespoke Dinner Parties, and Libations for All

Plus, not-to-miss wine in the Azores, department store omakase, and how to bring...

Beach views, privacy, and history, oh my! It's not often you get the opportunity to own a historic property with an A-list pedigree and world-renowned views. But Judy Garland's former beachfront Malibu home—listed for $3.895 million—checks all those boxes.

The stunning three-bedroom, the three-bathroom house sits on the shoreline of Las Tunas Beach in the exclusive Southern California enclave. It features a private entry courtyard, direct access to the beach, and sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean. You can take in the blue waters from nearly every room in the house, including the living room, dining room, and master bedroom that also has a private sundeck. And the common area boasts 10 foot-high accordion doors that open to a large glass-walled deck giving an infinity-edge feeling.

RELATED: A Classic Hollywood-Inspired Luxury Road Trip Through Southern California

Other highlights include a two-sided fireplace, vaulted ceilings, and a master en suite bath with a steam shower. Not to mention, the all-white finishes make for the ultimate coastal ambiance.

As far as the history, The Wizard of Oz star owned the property before she died in 1969 and lived there from the late 1940s into the early 1950s. This sale comes after the actress's former Los Angeles estate was sold last August for $4.675 million. That nearly 5,000-square-foot home also had incredible vistas as it was perched just above the famous Sunset Strip. But it was much larger than the Malibu retreat. With five bedrooms and seven and a half bathrooms, it was plenty of room for Garland, her husband Vincente Minnelli, and their daughter Liza Minnelli to call home from 1944 to 1948.

RELATED: How COVID-19 Has Changed What Buyers Are Looking for in Their Next Luxury Home

If you're not in the market to buy one of Garland's homes, you can visit her childhood one in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. The house was turned into a museum that houses the world's largest Wizard of Oz and Judy Garland memorabilia collection.


Let’s Keep in Touch

Subscribe to our newsletter

You’re no longer on our newsletter list, but you can resubscribe anytime.