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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

Last updated on: December 14, 2011 10:55 IST
Larry Ellison.

Software king Larry Ellison bets big on realty.

Passionate about buying land, Ellison, co-founder and chief executive officer of Oracle Corporation, has acquired some of most beautiful houses and land since the 1990's.

Now, he plans to sell the Woodside horse farm at a whopping $19 million, according to Real Estalker.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

Last updated on: December 14, 2011 10:55 IST
Woodside horse farm.

Ellison has a peculiar way of buying property. Once he likes a property, he buys plots in the neighbouring areas making it a sprawling farm.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

Last updated on: December 14, 2011 10:55 IST
Woodside horse farm.

The equestrian estate has two plots spread across an area of 6.88 acres. Gardens, ponds and waterfalls connect the two plots.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

The grand house has four bedrooms, pools, equestrian facilities, three-car garage on one parcel while the other has a one-bedroom guest house, five-stall barn and a beach volleyball court.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

In 2004 and 2005, Ellison purchased more than 12 properties in Malibu, California, worth more than $180 million.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

The $65 million Ellison spent on five lots on Malibu's Carbon Beach was one of costliest residential transactions in United States history.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

In 2011, Ellison purchased the 249 acre-Porcupine Creek Estate and private golf course in Rancho Mirage, California for $42.9 million.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

Ellison has styled his $110 million California estate taking a cue from Japanese architecture, with a man-made lake too.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

In Japan, he owns a garden property with a home, pavilion and gardens.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

Ellison who has spent $102 million on property in the last few years is the third richest person in America, with an estimated worth of $33 billion.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

Ellison entertainment system at home costs $1 million, and includes a rock concert-sized video projector.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

Ellison is a licensed pilot and has owned several aircraft. He also owns several luxury cars.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

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Woodside horse farm.

Until recently, Ellison owned eighth largest yacht in the world, called Rising Sun.

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Oracle CEO's beautiful Woodside farm

Last updated on: December 14, 2011 10:55 IST
Larry Ellison.

Ellison owns stakes in Salesforce.com, NetSuite, Quark Biotechnology Inc and Astex Pharmaceuticals.

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