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Oprah Winfrey reportedly buys 43-acre Orcas Island estate for over $8M

Claudine Varela
Jun 07, 2018
02:09 A.M.
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The billiionaire talk show host acquires a new investment and it's a beautiful island home to add to her extensive portfolio of properties. 

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Oprah Winfrey is one more property richer today and she didn’t even need to set foot on the prime land to decide to purchase it. 

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According to the latest report by TMZ, the entertainment mogul has acquired a 43-acre estate on Orcas Island which is located in an inlet north of Seattle. The Pacific Northwest abode reportedly cost a whopping $8.275 million and the 64-year-old didn’t even need to personally see it to buy it.  According to a statement from Winfrey’s Harpo Inc., she bought the property as a passive investment which may mean she doesn’t intend to live there.  

The estate known as Madroneagle boasts of a main house, a guest house, a glass-enclosed gazebo, a barn, a workshop, a sauna and a craft shed. The 3-story main house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms while the guest house also has the same number of bedrooms and bathrooms except in a smaller scale. 

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The rustic home built in 2007 will be another addition to the influential celebrity’s list of properties that include her current residence, a 42-acre estate in Montecito, California purchased in 2001 at an estimated $50 million which is also close to another property she owns, a 23-acre equestrian ranch known as Seamair Farm. In 2015, she acquired a high-tech ski house in Telluride, Colorado shelling out $13.7 million for it. A year earlier, she also bought a 66-acre tract of land nearby for $10.85 million. To nurture her passion for growing her own produce, she also presides over a 1,000-acre farm in Maui, Hawaii. 

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