Now You Can Own Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi’s Santa Barbara Villa

Posted on Mar 23 2017 - 11:30am by Zoe Eisenberg

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Do you want to live with Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi? Well you can’t, but you can live in their old villa. That is, if you have a spare $45 million roosting in the bank—the posh Santa Barbara pad just hit the market. Known simply as "the villa," the estate boasts a lap pool, sunken tennis courts, a super-fancy indoor-outdoor entertaining pavilion for all of your fabulous future parties, and incredible views of the ocean, harbor, and mountains.

Originally built in the 1930s, the two-story, 11,395-square-foot spot was created by famed architect Wallace Frost who modeled the home after a traditional 17th-century Italian villa. The 6-bedroom, 8-bathroom space was featured in Ellen's 2015 book "Home."

The comedian/author/talk show host and her Australian actress of a wife bought the place in 2012, gobbling up the properties on either side to make the villa the expansive estate that it is today.

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Listed for: $45 million
Listed by: Suzanne Perkins, Sotheby's International Realty

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