Inside the celebrity summer homes we could never afford

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Inside the Celebrity Summer Homes We Could Never Afford

Hollywood may be the hotbed for entertainment, but many celebrities prefer to spend their summers on the east coast.

Dottie Herman of Douglas Elliman Real Estate showed ET Susan Lucci's estate that's worth nearly $20 million.

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The veteran actress is now selling the Hamptons home she built from scratch. The property includes seven bedrooms, seven bathrooms and sits on 1.4 acres of beachfront land.

"From every room in this home you can see the ocean," Dottie told ET. "It's probably a little under 11,000 square feet."

Quiet neighbors are an added bonus, as Katie Holmes knows. The actress rented a place nearby to lay low after her divorce from Tom Cruise.

"Everyone respects your privacy," Dottie said.

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Richard Gere's Hampton retreat -- complete with hardwood, 12 bedrooms and lots of light -- goes for about $47 million.

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Also, check out these celebs with their super good-looking bodyguards:

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Inside the celebrity summer homes we could never afford
NEW YORK - JUNE 10: Jennifer Lawrence seen out in Tribeca on June 10, 2015 in New York, New York. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 18: Reese Witherspoon and her bodyguard are seen on March 18, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 04: Jennifer Lawrence is seen arriving at LAX airport on November 04, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK CITY, NY - AUGUST 11: Heidi Klum is seen jogging on August 11, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Josiah Kamau/BuzzFoto/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 05: Singer Lady Gaga is seen on May 5, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by SMXRF/Star Max/GC Images)
VIENNA, AUSTRIA - AUGUST 18: Lady Gaga is seen exiting her hotel with her puppy Fozzy on August 18, 2012 in Vienna, Austria. (Photo by LUCAS/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 04: Singer YoKo Ono is seen walking in Soho on June 4, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Raymond Hall/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 13: Julia Roberts and bodyguard leave the 'The Late Show with David Letterman' at the Ed Sullivan Theater on May 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 06: Oprah Winfrey is seen on May 06, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 18: Kim Kardashian arrives to promote her new fragrance 'Fleur Fatale' at a Spice Market event on November 18, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 16: Hugh Jackman, with his security guard, signs autographs for fans after the Broadway Opening Night performance of 'The River' at Circle in the Square Theatre on November 16, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Walter McBride/WireImage)
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