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  1. Zip Code 007, Homes of the Bond Stars

    Finally, Home & Garden Television HGTV is re-airing their James Bond special, Zip Code 007 which originally aired on Nov 17th 2002. So tune your tv to HGTV’s Zip Code 007 on Sunday, September 5th at 5pm EST/PST for a 1 hour tour, hosted by Bond Girl Jane Seymore, of a few of the homes of the actors behind the Bond villains and Bond girls. For an extra bit of flavor Ian Fleming’s Goldenye resort will also be thrown in the mix.

    Zip Code 007

    Luciana Paluzzi (Fiona Volpe from Thunderball)

    Luciana Paluzzi's house

    Luciana Paluzzi’s house, more pics.

    This Italian-born Femme Fatal lives in a stunning hilltop Mediterranean-style mansion in Bel Air, Calif. Paluzzi and husband Michael Solomon have decorated the home with true European style, including items such as a handmade marble table and a 16th century Spanish wedding chest. The home also features warm Mediterranean colors and original artworks. Outside Paluzzi and Solomon can relax by the pool in the lush backyard or entertain on the patio, which is equipped with a barbecue and wood-burning pizza oven.

    Gloria Hendry (Rosie Carver from Live and Let Die)

    Gloria Hendry's house

    Gloria Hendry’s house, more pics.

    This Bond Girl shares a home on a quiet Southern California cul-de-sac with her jazz musician husband. The three-bedroom home received extensive damage from the 1994 Northridge earthquake, but Hendry went right to work repairing and renovating the home. The kitchen was hit hardest by the quake but today features a cool new look with white tiles and splashes of bright color. Hendry loves her parquet floors that remind her of her days in New York, and the large music room is the perfect home for the couple’s grand piano.

    Jane Seymour (Solitaire from Live and Let Die)

    Jane Seymour's house

    Jane Seymour’s house, more pics.

    This Bond Girl innocent and her husband, director James Keach, have made their home on the cliffs overlooking the sea in Malibu, California When they purchased the home it was decorated in a heavy, dark style. Seymour and Keach lightened the wood tones and used cool colors to capture the feel of the beach. The kitchen serves as the family gathering spot, with artwork from the couple’s children displayed on the refrigerator and Seymour’s own paintings on the walls. Seymour’s favorite area is the art studio–a light, airy room where she can get away from it all and work on her paintings or clothing designs.

    Richard Kiel (Jaws from The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker)

    Richard Kiel's house

    Richard Kiel’s house, more pics.

    The man who played possibly the most menacing villain (JAWS!!!) ever to face by James Bond, today lives in a quiet country home in the foothills of Yosemite National park with his wife Diane. The home reflects a love of family, with plenty of room for visiting grandchildren.

    Back in May this year, Richard Kiel was kind enough to grant CBn an interview. If you haven’t yet read it, it may be time to check it out…
    The Richard Kiel CBn Interview
    “Bond fans are not ‘geeks’…”

    Lynn-Holly Johnson (Bibi Dahl from For Your Eyes Only)

    Lynn-Holly Johnson's house

    Ms. Johnson’s house, more pics.

    This Bond Girl shares a 2,500-square-foot ranch house in Newport Beach, California, with her husband, architect Kelly Givens and their two children. The couple bought the home as a fixer-upper and has since poured a lot of hard work and imagination into the home, creating a beautiful seaside retreat. Givens designed a unique stone courtyard that serves as the center of the home. The living room features an adventurous South Seas theme, and Johnson has also used a nautical theme for the master bedroom. Even the children’s rooms are decorated with maritime motifs.

    Tanya Roberts (Stacey Sutton from A View To A Kill)

    Tanya Roberts' house

    Tanya Roberts’ house, more pics.

    This Bond Girl shares a beautiful, 3,500-square-foot home in the Hollywood Hills with her husband, screenwriter Barry Roberts. Tanya decorated the house using Balinese bamboo furniture, 17th century carved wooden wall hangings and tropical fabrics. The home also features two beautiful rock wall fountains, a unique bleached redwood table and floor-to-ceiling windows that provide stunning views of the Los Angeles basin.

    Goldeneye (Home of James Bond creator, Ian Fleming)

    The Goldeneye resort

    The Goldeneye resort, more pics.

    Ian Fleming started work on the first James Bond novel, Casino Royale, in 1952 at his getaway on the island of Jamaica. Today, Goldeneye is a luxury resort situated on an 18-acre estate on a bluff overlooking the Caribbean. Fleming designed and built the home himself, and it still looks much the same. The U-shaped main house is centered on a swimming pool and is naturally cooled by the tropical breezes. The guest bungalows added were named for Bond characters such as Domino, Solitaire and Romanova. Balinese designer Linda Garland decorated the rooms with lots of bamboo furniture and sculptures. The al fresco bathrooms feature claw-footed tubs and huge showerheads.

    Athena Stamos @ 2004-09-04
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