The Promised Land of Oprah Winfrey

“The Promised Land”, a luxury Montecito estate on the outskirts of Santa Barbara, is one of the countless homes of Oprah Winfrey, one of the most influential women and most credible public figures in the world, media mogul and queen of ‘rapport talk’ shows. In 2001 Oprah was invited at a party on the estate and fell for it at first sight, so she talked its owners into accepting a 52 million-dollar cheque, even though it was not for sale. These days it amounts to $85 m. The 23,000-square-foot Georgian mansion, Oprah’s Californian haven in rainy days is situated on 42 acres in the vicinity of both ocean and mountains.


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