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Hot Property: Ellen DeGeneres seeks $40 million in Montecito

Ellen DeGeneres and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, never seem to stay in one place for too long. A year after shelling out $27 million for a Bali-inspired estate in Montecito, the power couple are looking to sell it for $39.9 million.

DeGeneres and De Rossi have a knack for flipping ultra-luxury homes, and during their short stay, they expanded the idyllic estate and touched up the Bali-style living spaces and the scenic grounds.

Combining three parcels across nine acres, the dramatic compound includes a striking primary residence, spacious guesthouse, cabana, security office, pickleball court and pond. At the edge of the property, an infinity-edge pool overlooks the ocean.

Warm woods draw the eye across the main home, covering the ceilings in the ocean-view great room, the floors in the remodeled chef’s kitchen and the walls in the library. In total, there are four bedrooms and 10 bathrooms in

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Looking for a Life Change? Skate Into a Roller Rink on Sale for $359K

If you’re itching to become an entrepreneur, make your way to the hills of West Virginia.

We’ve found a listing for a buyer looking to break into the business world in one fell swoop.

A 5.43-acre spread offers a roller-skating rink, a birthday-party venue, a haunted house, and assisted-living apartments, all under one roof. Oh, and there are owners’ quarters, so you can keep a close eye on your investment.

Listed for $359,000 with Charessa Wilkinson of Sold Sisters Realty, the property sits in Spencer, WV, an hour’s drive north of Charleston, the state’s capital.

The property debuted with an asking price of $374,900 in February, but the price was recently reduced.

The town of Spencer is 40 miles from the nearest interstate.

“It’s small-town America,” says Wilkinson. “There’s a Main Street, and the skating rink is right outside city limits. This place has a good reputation. The owners

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Beach Boys’ Mike Love lists Pebble Beach mansion for $7 million

Wouldn’t it be nice if Mike Love finally sold his Pebble Beach mansion? The Beach Boys co-founder, who’s been trying to shed the home since 2011, recently relisted the Tuscan-style estate for $7 million.

Spanning over an acre with ocean views, the wooded property centers on a 9,000-square-foot mansion built in 2006. Past an exterior of stucco and stone, a dramatic arched entryway accesses the three-story floor plan.

Inside, elegant living spaces mix with amenities such as a wine cellar, movie theater, game room and gym. Common spaces include a two-story piano nook, chandelier-topped dining room and chef’s kitchen with a U-shaped island.

The one-acre estate centers on a Tuscan-style mansion with seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms in 9,000 square feet.


An elevator and sweeping staircase navigate the floor plan, ascending to an owner’s suite with a fireplace, office and spa bathroom. It’s one of seven bedrooms seven bathrooms.

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