Olivia Newton-John sold her property before her death to invest in a cancer fund.

In 2019, a year after Olivia Newton-John revealed she was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer, the Australian singer sold most of her massive real estate portfolio to invest more in her fund and wellness center.

New York Post informs Lubricant The actress, who died Tuesday at the age of 73, began getting her affairs in order three years ago.

“Olivia loved helping people. She spent the last two decades of her life paying tribute,” a source close to Newton-John told the publication.

“She wanted to leave behind something lasting and something that her daughter could use as well.”

Newton-John, who shared daughter Chloe Rose Lattanzi, 36, with her first husband Matt Lattanzi, listed her four-year-old California horse ranch for $5.4 million in 2019.

For reasons unknown, Newton-John ultimately didn’t sell it and, according to the source, spent her remaining days at home.

Instead, in October 2021, records show that Newton-John officially transferred full ownership of the Santa Barbara estate to her husband, John Easterling, who refinanced the mortgage, leaving $2.5 million at home.

“She was in a lot of pain, but she was a fighter,” the source explained. “This place was her heaven on earth and it gave her many soothing moments in her final days.”

“They loved it,” said Michael Caprio, her friend and publicist.Mail separately.

In 2015, they purchased the four-bedroom, five-bath Santa Ynez property for $4.69 million.

Set on 5 hectares along the Santa Ynez River with a 414 sq. m., other facilities include a two-bedroom guest house, a barn, stables and a swimming pool.

Completed in 2008, this modern estate includes a wood-accented main residence, skylights in the main living room, windows in the gourmet kitchen and a luxurious sun room.

In June 2019, a month after listing her California home, she also listed her 76-hectare Australian farm for sale.

Newton-John originally bought the land, located in Dalwood, New South Wales, in the 1980s and rebuilt the home in the early 2000s.

A month after listing, it was sold for $4.6 million.

The French country style estate consists of eight lots: a three-bedroom, two-bath main house and a one-bedroom guest suite.

The house has a terracotta color exterior and a rustic interior, as well as terraces around the perimeter.

According to the previous list, the territory has its own dense rainforest with a natural waterfall, two dams, a stream, and numerous bird populations. It also borders the Victoria Park Nature Reserve, a national park, making its secluded spot even more secluded.

Over the years, the late Australian singer, actor and entrepreneur invested in her Olivia Newton-John Cancer and Wellness Center at Austin Hospital in Melbourne.

She created the facility in 2012 at a cost of $189 million with state and federal funding and philanthropic support.

In 2005, she co-founded the award-winning Gaia Retreat & Spa, a wellness resort in Bunjalung County in Byron Bay, a region known as the healing heart of Australia.

In recent years, she has also founded the Olivia Newton-John Foundation.

“The idea is to fund research into kinder ways to treat cancer, prevent cancer and live well with cancer,” she said in a 2020 interview with the magazine. Forbes.

“So (as a result of) all of these things, I believe we will eventually see a world beyond where it is just treated like any other disease that you can control and live well with, and of course hopefully , cure her. Living well is what I do and I hope I can help others do it.”

She was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 1992, then again in 2013, and in 2017 she received a third and final diagnosis.

“Olivia has been a symbol of triumph and hope for over 30 years, sharing her journey with breast cancer,” her 14-year-old husband wrote in a statement posted on social media on Monday.

“Her healing inspiration and pioneering expertise in plant medicine continues with the Olivia Newton-John Foundation’s foundation dedicated to plant medicine and cancer research.”

The four-time Grammy winner is best remembered for her role as Sandy in the critically acclaimed film. Lubricantstarring John Travolta.

This story originally appeared on New York Post and has been reproduced with permission.

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