Inside Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's $34 Million Italian-Style Villa

Updated 08/01/18

Update, July 25, 2018:

After one year and four months on the market, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi have finally sold their Santa Barbara estate, Business Insider reports. Netflix executive Ted Sarandos bought the home for a cool $34 million—$11 million lower than the couple's original asking price of $45 million.

According to the home's listing brokerage, Sotheby's International Realty, DeGeneres and de Rossi simply "didn't have the time to use the mansion," which was one of roughly seven homes the talk show host has bought and flipped in the last 10 years.

The two-story mansion was designed in the '30s by famed architect William Frost. He was inspired to create the 17th-century Italian-style villa after an extended trip to Italy and initially built the home for himself. Take a video tour of DeGeneres and de Rossi's former Santa Barbara escape, and shop the look below.

Ellen Degeneres sells Santa Barbara home
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Original story published March 21, 2017. Written by Michelle Guerrere.

Comedian and home décor maven Ellen DeGeneres just listed the Santa Barbara mansion she and wife Portia de Rossi bought in 2012 for a reported $26.5 million, Huffington Post reports. The 10,000-square-foot estate was built by famed architect Wallace Frost, who brought 17th-century Italian charm to the residence. The estate is home to six bedrooms, six baths, several libraries, a formal dining room, and a charming outdoor dining area with majestic views (the pair also recently added on a stunning guesthouse called Jordan Hall, according to its Sotheby's listing).

"The house is always surprising," DeGeneres shared with Sotheby's. "It reveals itself to you in new ways every day. It's not overly manicured or tidy. It's not overly precious or perfect. And it's a home that manages to be both spacious and cozy at once." Get the full tour of Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi's gorgeous home below.

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