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McMansion on the Market
By Richard Mineards   |   November 12, 2020

A stunning 554-acre ranch once owned by McDonald’s mogul Ray Kroc in the Santa Ynez Valley is up for grabs, for $29 million. Kroc and his wife, Jane, a former secretary to the actor John Wayne, bought the property in the Happy Valley area 16 miles from the late singer Michael Jackson’s Neverland Ranch in […]

Fit for a King
By Richard Mineards   |   July 25, 2019

An elaborate Montecito chateau inspired by the Alhambra palace in Granada, Spain is up for sale for $35 million. The custom-built estate has Moorish, Spanish and Italianate architecture, with tall arches and mosaics. French owner Kinka Usher, a director of TV commercials, who has filmed spots for Nike, Taco Bell and Pepsi, says he was […]