Ellen DeGeneres buys back ranch after a shock announcement – see inside one of her former Montecito homes

Following a news that Ellen DeGeneres is going to be ending her eponymous daytime talk show after nearly twenty-years the main attraction, she’s bought back a ranch she’d formerly offered in Montecito, California.

The impressive house is across the street from a 70-acre estate of Oprah, and it is nestled inside a neighborhood that’s also the place to find Take advantage of Lowe, Tyler Perry, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

Formerly, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi offered their former Santa Barbara home, featured below, for $45 million – despite declaring ‘I do hope we live here forever’ in her own 2015 book Home.

The talk show host and actress couple bought the Montecito property in 2013 for $26.5 million.

Known passionately as ‘The Villa’, this home draws inspiration from classic 17th-century Italian villas.

The stone house was created by architect Wallace Frost as their own home after he came back in the Italia within the 1930s.

Decades later, acclaimed architectural designer John Saladino fell deeply in love with its ‘mix of grandeur and modesty’ and commenced a 5-year meticulous restoration from the property for his personal use, adopted by its current proprietors.

Ellen and Portia purchased the The Rental property in 2013 and expanded the estate with the purchase of two adjacent qualities, which now totals 16.88 acres.

The pair able to escape no expense in modernizing the historic property for any relaxed California lifestyle.

Made with modern rustic interiors, the ten,500-square-feet home includes six bedrooms, eight baths, nine fireplaces, multiple libraries, a marble-wrapped chef’s kitchen and formal rooms.

An inside-outside entertaining pavilion was constructed from stone excavated on-site with hands-made iron home windows.

The pair also added a lap pool, sunken championship tennis court and installed condition-of-the-art irrigation, mechanical, electronic and home security systems.

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