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Olivia Newton-John's husband lists California ranch they shared for 9 million

The open and scenic property is located in Santa Ynez, CA. I like the location and the design of the home.

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by Anonymousreply 45June 13, 2024 11:47 AM

What makes an estate a ranch?

It has a barn for two horses. Is that it?

A 12-acre “ranch?”

by Anonymousreply 1June 8, 2024 1:08 PM

That price is Deeper than the Night!

by Anonymousreply 2June 10, 2024 11:19 AM

ONJ had some good cock.

by Anonymousreply 3June 10, 2024 11:19 AM

Her ex husband was hotter.

by Anonymousreply 4June 10, 2024 11:52 AM

She died at her home. I wonder if she haunts the property ?

by Anonymousreply 5June 10, 2024 11:58 AM

Is this the same property where they grew all the medical marijuana? I remember a special - Gayle King maybe? - where they toured the place.

by Anonymousreply 6June 10, 2024 12:02 PM

It’s a very beautiful setting - peaceful and serene. I imagine this was a lovely place for Olivia to spend her last days.

by Anonymousreply 7June 10, 2024 12:37 PM

I thought her final husband faked his death and ran off to Mexico or something? I didn’t realized she married again after that.

by Anonymousreply 8June 10, 2024 12:59 PM

In America a ranch house generally means that the rooms are all on one floor.

I hate ranch houses, if there isn’t a charming or imposing staircase in the entryway, I’m out.

However, her husband is very handsome and I’d be interested in seeing nude pics of him.

by Anonymousreply 9June 10, 2024 1:31 PM

"that the rooms are all on one floor" Isn't that a bungalow R19 ?

by Anonymousreply 10June 10, 2024 2:09 PM

It looks nice. But the bathtub should be next to a window, not the wall. And why is the piano that ugly blue color

by Anonymousreply 11June 10, 2024 2:15 PM

IIRC she donated many acres of land on the edge of her property to a Capuchin Monastery. Though she was not raised Catholic, she felt she belonged to Catholicism and went to their mass every morning.

by Anonymousreply 12June 10, 2024 9:32 PM

The husband is a naturopath, i.e. a total wack job!

"Since losing his wife, Easterling has dedicated his time to life-saving cancer research and the benefits of plant medicine..."

Oh, ok. I can tell you one thing he won't find, and that is ANY kind of useful cancer treatment!

by Anonymousreply 13June 11, 2024 1:09 AM

A natureopath? Maybe he was a medical school dropout?

by Anonymousreply 14June 11, 2024 1:14 AM

He'll get what he's asking. I remember when ONJ auctioned of mementos from her career to donate to her cancer charity. All of her stuff went for hundreds of times more than they estimated. A fucking signed Grease movie poster with her on it went for nearly 100K. The grease pants went for nearly 1 million. The sweetheart who bought them gave them back to her. Her pants that she wore on some TV special in the early 70s, while she sang Have You Never Been Mellow went for nearly 60K.

by Anonymousreply 15June 11, 2024 1:28 AM

R1, a "ranchette" is a small ranch, typically located on the periphery of a larger city. They're usually around 40 acres, but I've seen a few as small as five (e.g. around L.A.). If the owners are rich, they usually buy them for limited purposes such as housing & training equestrian horses. That seems to be the case here: the People article mentions, "A barn, stable, arena and pastures can also be found on the property."

Santa Ynez is a bit far out, but OTOH Santa Barbara / Montecito real estate costs a fucking fortune despite being a two-hour drive to L.A., so I think it's a fair price.

R8, I think you're confusing her husbands. It was the one before her widower who was supposedly lost at sea, and he was who she married after breaking up with Matt Lattanzi.

by Anonymousreply 16June 11, 2024 1:29 AM

Matt was prettier than Olivia until he hit the wall. Really hit the wall. She had good taste. Exquisite taste actually.

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by Anonymousreply 17June 11, 2024 1:32 AM

60K pants

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by Anonymousreply 18June 11, 2024 1:35 AM

Yes, a bungalow was traditionlly a small, one story house or cottage, often with verandas all around. It was primarily an architectural style, often an arts & crafts or craftsman style home built at the turn of the 20th Century. These days and for years now, lots of classic bungalows have been enlarged, expanded and even had their roofs raised to add a second story, so today it is primarily a cottage-y archtectural style circa 1900-1930.

Ranches were bigger and on bigger properties, primarily in the west, but the term came to be used for any one-story suburban home, at least on the east coast by mid-century.

by Anonymousreply 19June 11, 2024 2:27 AM

The great room would have excellent acoustics. Imagine if you secretly despised your spouse’s singing voice…..

“Oh, you’re singing. Again. Pick a favorite? How could I?”

by Anonymousreply 20June 11, 2024 2:30 AM

The lady that invented spanx bought the black pants from grease. The man who bought ONJ’s black leather jacket from grease was the one who gave it back to her but didn’t reveal his identity.

by Anonymousreply 21June 11, 2024 2:36 AM

A ranch house is not the same thing as a ranch. A ranch should be a large property with livestock. i think it’s pretentious to call a house a “ranch” because it is ranch-style (meaning in the style of an actual ranch, not a “ranch house” which is a type of suburban home).

Show me the cattle.

by Anonymousreply 22June 11, 2024 2:39 AM

, it's a beautiful house no matter what you call it. Being her biggest fan I wish I had the money to rush in and buy it because I would.

by Anonymousreply 23June 11, 2024 2:40 AM

Yeah - Santa Ynez is nice to visit and some good wineries. Then there's the obligatory Solvang. But then that's about it. There's a casino.

Too remote for me. Even if it is 45-60 minutes to Santa Barbara. I wonder if they had the vineyards next door.

Hard to think she was THAT Catholic or Christian - she's technically Jewish. (Her mother is Jewish and her grandfather was Max Born).

by Anonymousreply 24June 11, 2024 3:02 AM

[R21], I wonder if John Travolta was the highest bidder on her leather jacket. Seems like something he would do.

by Anonymousreply 25June 11, 2024 3:53 AM

My Malibu ranch was better, and so was my singing!

by Anonymousreply 26June 11, 2024 3:56 AM

[quote]"Since losing his wife, Easterling has dedicated his time to life-saving cancer research and the benefits of plant medicine..."

Fortunately, she funded a proper medical cancer research and treatment centre adjoining a major hospital in Melbourne--and visited the patients every time she was there, too.

by Anonymousreply 27June 11, 2024 4:57 AM

Not sure about the location. Seems like people could buy property around the perimeter, build McMansions, and that would change the whole vibe of ONJ's house.

Yeah, she did seem to value looks when choosing husbands. But look what she got. Some grifter / flake who faked his own death. Her daughter seems really troubled and has body dysmorphia, it seems.

What else, in her estate, would be super-valuable, like her Sandy Spandex pants from Grease?

by Anonymousreply 28June 11, 2024 5:09 AM

She had a flat ass (as evidenced in the vid at r18), but couldn't last forever.

by Anonymousreply 29June 11, 2024 5:17 AM

The boy’s ass became a feature in the 80s. Models looked like 14yo boys with tits bolted on top.

by Anonymousreply 30June 11, 2024 5:58 AM

[quote]I thought her final husband faked his death and ran off to Mexico or something? I didn’t realized she married again after that.

She never married that guy; they were on and off for many years. His name was Patrick McDermott; he was a broke camera man.

by Anonymousreply 31June 11, 2024 1:23 PM

[quote]I hate ranch houses, if there isn’t a charming or imposing staircase in the entryway, I’m out.

This is one of the oddest quirks I've ever heard of.

by Anonymousreply 32June 11, 2024 4:41 PM

I like a one-story house. But that is not a ranch.

by Anonymousreply 33June 11, 2024 6:59 PM

But where is the missing husband/boyfriend? Does he get any of her stuff?

by Anonymousreply 34June 11, 2024 7:04 PM

Santa Ynez is an agricultural area, lately "wine country". When I was growing up nearby, it was known for its cattle ranches and wealthy cattle ranchers. And horses. The wine country designation is more recent and is one of the causes of the area's increasingly severe water crisis. Grapes need water. Cattle not so much. It's a lovely example of Central California geography. Rolling hills and valleys. Not a lot of green. Poison oak flourishes. And it is hot and dry for much of the year. There are hardly any gay people there. Hardly any culture. And you've got to drive everywhere.

by Anonymousreply 35June 11, 2024 7:31 PM

Cattle don't need water?

by Anonymousreply 36June 11, 2024 7:49 PM

[R-36] Cattle require less water than grapes and many other crops. They do need land to graze in. That’s why there are cattle ranches in relatively arid places. Central California was once home to enormous land grant cattle ranches going back to Spanish colonialism. Many of the ranchers sold out to developers or became developers themselves. This required/requires using up more of the aquifers than can be naturally replenished. My nephew got his degree in agriculture at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, just south of Santa Barbara. He was told by his professors to expect the area’s wells to run dry in 10 years. Similar situation in Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley. It is unconscionable for the government to permit continued development without addressing this.

by Anonymousreply 37June 11, 2024 8:05 PM

Hey neighbor!

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by Anonymousreply 38June 11, 2024 9:35 PM

R38 - I had no idea Neverland was in Los Olivos. What the hell? That's pretty remote.

Of course, Reagan's ranch was on the other side of the valley closer to the ocean, but still - nothing around.

I understand the desire for privacy, but I never been the one for country life.

Do you think they also had a place in Santa Barbara?

by Anonymousreply 39June 12, 2024 1:59 AM

[quote]I had no idea Neverland was in Los Olivos. What the hell? That's pretty remote.

There was a reason why Neverland was pretty remote. You know what I'm sayin'?

by Anonymousreply 40June 12, 2024 2:01 AM

R40 - yeah, but i thought it would be closer like around Ojai or something. I like that area - don't get me wrong - but it's a weekend getaway place. It's so small towny up there.

Tons of stars live in Montecito - but that's along the coast and reasonable to get to LA. Plus Santa Barbara is gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 41June 12, 2024 2:13 AM

“I hate ranch houses, if there isn’t a charming or imposing staircase in the entryway, I’m out.”

“This is one of the oddest quirks I've ever heard of.”

Surely not, R32.

by Anonymousreply 42June 12, 2024 2:39 AM

Yeah really r42. The persnicketiness of DLers never ceases to amaze.

by Anonymousreply 43June 12, 2024 2:40 AM

R24 She was very conservative/ right wing at one point.

In the 60s, she supported Nixon for prez at some public functions.

by Anonymousreply 44June 13, 2024 6:35 AM

R44 Since she wasn't in America in the 60s, and couldn't vote, I don't think it matters who she supported.

by Anonymousreply 45June 13, 2024 11:47 AM
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