grease Star and singer Olivia Newton-John has died after a long battle with breast cancer. Her husband, John Easterling, confirmed the news through her social media accounts on August 8, 2022, writing: ”
Find out more about the ranch where Newton-John spent his last days and what the Australian farm looked like when he sold it in 2019 after being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
California horse ranch where Newton-John spent his last days
Newton-John purchased a horse ranch in the Santa Ynez Valley outside of Santa Barbara for $4.69 million in 2015. According to He New York Post, the ranch hit the market in 2019, a year after Newton-John revealed he had been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer.
This home on a 12 acre ranch was built in 2008. With over 4,450 square feet of living space, it has four bedrooms and his five baths. There is also a 4-car garage, racetrack, stables and barn. Other amenities include a pool, cabanas, an outdoor kitchen, and stunning mountain views.
But as the Post pointed out, she decided not to sell it and in 2021 transferred full ownership of the property to Easterling, which became where Newton-John spent his later years. Speaking about her ranch, her friend and publicist Michael Caprio told her publication:
In an interview with Reader’s Digest during lockdown due to coronavirus (COVID-19), Newton-John said: My life has always been about flying, traveling, and staying in hotels, so it was a bliss to be in the same place for almost a year.
“And spending time at home has been so wonderful. I was never bored for a single second.”
A look at the star’s Australian farm, which she sold after being diagnosed with stage 4 cancer
The ranch where Newton-John sold his Stage 4 diagnosis is a sprawling farm in New South Wales.
The 3-bedroom, 2-bath main residence and the 1-bedroom, 1-bath guest suite sit on a whopping 189 acres. The property is adjacent to the Victoria Park Nature Reserve, so it boasts its own rainforest, natural waterfalls, two dams, streams, and native bird populations.
A month after going public, the farm sold for $4.6 million.
Newton-John also once owned a home in Palm Beach County, Florida. In 2009, she paid her $4.1 million for Jupiter Inlet her colony seaside residence, and in 2016 she unloaded for $5 million. And in the ’90s, she sold her 6,000-square-foot mansion in Malibu to her television producer Neil Martens.
Newton-John opened a cancer and wellness center and established a health retreat in Australia.
In addition to her acting and singing, the star was also known for her philanthropic work and cancer research advocacy. In 2005, she co-founded the She Gaia Retreat & Spa, her health retreat in Byron, Australia. Then, in 2012, she opened Olivia Her Newton John Her Cancer & Wellness Center at Austin Hospital in Melbourne. She also started the Olivia Newton-John Foundation.
“The idea is to fund research into kinder ways to treat cancer, prevent cancer, and live better with cancer,” she told Forbes. As a result of all these things, there will eventually emerge a world that can be treated like any other disease, live well under control, and, of course, hopefully cured. I believe. “
Newton-John is survived by her husband, daughter Chloe Rattanzi, sister Sarah Newton-John, brother Toby Newton-John, and several nieces and nephews.
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