Four A-List Lodgings with Oscar Connections

From a set of private villas in Costa Rica to an estate in France, the following properties each have Oscar tie-ins…

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On February 26, the 89th Academy Awards will take place in Los Angeles, Calif., pitting Hollywood’s heavy hitters against each other in a star-studded cinematic celebration. After a night of speeches, surprises, and snubs, attendees will return to high-end homes worthy of the big screen. In honor of the Academy Awards, we’ve rounded up four properties—from a set of Costa Rican villas owned by Mel Gibson to a French estate purchased by Johnny Depp—with unique Oscar connections.