Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has paid $28.8 million for Seamair Farm, an equestrian estate in Montecito, Santa Barbara, California. Courtesy Sage Auctions/Jim Bartsch
The main house was designed by architect Cliff May, known for his "California Ranch House," which typically features a long, low roof. Stretching over 5,000 square feet, Winfrey's new house features four bedrooms, four fireplaces, and overlooks a pool. Courtesy Sage Auctions.
This drone aerial view shows the equestrian estate, including riding facilities, barn, and main residence, spread before the Santa Ynez Mountains. Courtesy Sage Auctions
Seamair Farm, pictured with Google Earth. Huge brown paddocks sprawl across the bottom of the image, while an avocado grove is outlined on the right. Courtesy Google Earth/Sage Auctions
The horse barn with trophy room is larger than many people's own homes. Courtesy Sage Auctions
A covered round pen, also for horses, pictured on the property. Courtesy Sage Auctions.
The 23-acre estate includes a fish pond ... Courtesy Sage Auctions
... And an avocado grove. Courtesy Sage Auctions
The main house's decking overlooks paddocks. Courtesy Sage Auctions
This was the first time in almost 70 years that the estate has gone on the market. Courtesy Sage Auctions
Seamair was previously owned by John Charles Pritzlaff Jr. and Mary Dell Olin Pritzlaff, of the chemical giant Olin Corporation, who brought the property in 1977. Mary's love of horses had a lasting impact on the estate. Courtesy Sage Auctions