​Ellen Portia New Digs With $26M California Estate

Ellen Portia New Digs
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May 25, 2013
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Elle DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi bought a new $26.5 million, 6-bedroom, 7-bath mansion in California to add to their growing digs. The couple could be considered real estate royalty in Santa Barbara.

Ellen Portia New Digs

They are the happy owners of a 10,522-square-foot, 6-bedroom, 7-bathroom Montecito, Calif. vista that most can only dream of.

The luxury pad, which spans 13 acres of land, is decked out with nine fireplaces and a pool with an ocean view. But this isn’t DeGeneres’ only abode.

The 55-year-old daytime talk show host also owns homes in Beverly Hills and Hidden Valley as well as several other properties in the Los Angeles area.

A large property portfolio comes with a lot of responsibilities and DeGeneres recently had a scare on May 5 when her farm in the Camarillo area of California was threatened by a blaze.

“It was really scary. There were fires everywhere. This was our farm. I wasn’t there,” she said on her show at the time of the forest fires. “We had someone there taking care of it. We had to evacuate the horses and [it was as] scary as can be.”

When it was deemed out of harm’s way, she praised the fire-fighters who were quick to act.

“The firefighters are amazing,” she added. “You women and men who do this are amazing … They were on our property. And we had 16 firefighters that spent the night there … Amazing.”