Oprah: You Get an Orca, and You get an Orca – Newest Orcas Resident

Beloved tycoon purchases $8+ home on Orcas Island

Oprah, the billionaire media mogul bought two parcels encompassing a contemporary waterfront cabin and acres of forested grounds through two limited liability companies, one of which is based out of her entertainment firm Harpo Inc., according to property records. Ms. Winfrey, 64, bought the property as a passive investment and is unlikely to use the home as a residence, according to a spokeswoman for the former daytime talk show host.

The estate has 3,000 linear feet of waterfront along the island’s East Sound. Orcas Island is a hub for high-end second homes in the Pacific Northwest and the largest of the San Juan Islands that skirt the border between Washington and British Columbia, Canada.

The home closed at the end of May, according to paperwork filed with the county on Friday.

The gated contemporary cabin comes with a slew of luxury amenities, including a wet bar, wine cellar, decorative wood-fired pizza oven and heated floors, according to the listing with Wallace Gudgell of Windermere Real Estate.