According to reports from Hawaii and Ocas Island, Washington, high-priced real estate connected to the Northwest Territories has changed hands at high prices.
The late billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and current media tycoon billionaire Oprah Winfrey have new owners for their properties, and their sales have reached 57 million U.S. dollars.
Here are the details:
- Allen’s Hawaiian estate for $43 million: Pacific Business News There were reports on Wednesday that Allen’s huge 22-acre property in Kailua-Kona, on the west side of the Big Island of Hawaii, sold for up to $43 million this week. According to PBN, this is reportedly the second highest price ever for a house in Hawaii and the highest price ever for a house on the island of Hawaii. The report cited Hawaii County tax records as saying that the largest plot of Allen Estate covers an area of 10.3 acres. This includes a main house with 9,080 square feet of living space, five bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, and a swimming pool. There is also a second 2,968 square foot house with 6 bedrooms and 5.5 bathrooms, and a third 480 square foot building. Allen originally paid $11 million for the property in 1997. The new buyer was not named. Allen passed away in 2018, leaving behind a large amount of property, including real estate, professional sports teams, private art collections, museums, etc. A 2012 Videos on YouTube Showcasing his mega yacht Octopus offshore from the Kona property.
- The 14 million U.S. dollars retreated by Oprah: According to the ABC report, TV talk tycoon Oprah Winfrey sold a 43-acre property on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands, Washington, for $14 million. Puget Sound Business MagazineThe Wall Street Journal stated that Winfrey paid $8.3 million for the Madroneagle property in 2018 but did not visit it. PSBJ stated that the “closed island reserve” on Catspaw Lane includes a 10,251-square-foot main house that was converted by Winfrey. There are several other houses, half a mile of waterfront and beaches, a greenhouse, a huge shop and a mother-in-law’s apartment. The property is not officially listed, and the buyer is named Lophodytes LLC. Check out more photos below: