Former “Dallas” star Patrick Duffy is placing his roughly 390-acre Oregon ranch available on the market for $14 million.
The property sits alongside the Rogue River exterior the town of Medford in southern Oregon, in line with Alan DeVries of Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty, who has the itemizing with colleague Matt Prepare dinner.
Mr. Duffy stated he purchased the primary roughly 130 acres of the property in 1990 for roughly $1.5 million along with his late spouse, Carlyn Rosser. The couple spent roughly 20 years and about $3 million shopping for surrounding properties after they went up on the market, stated the actor, who has made the ranch his main house because the early 2000s.
“My household all the time felt like we had been stewards versus homeowners,” stated Mr. Duffy, 73. “We stored the boundaries sacred.”
Mr. Duffy stated he first noticed the property whereas fishing with a buddy. The property contained a number of constructions, together with what’s now the principle home, however was largely wilderness, he stated.
“It was pristine,” he stated. “There was no paved street. There have been some trails by way of the woods and a couple of mile—rather less than a mile—of river frontage.”
Mr. Duffy stated he flew Ms. Rosser out to see the ranch, they usually purchased it. The principle home has 4 bedrooms, and connects to a gallery the place the couple displayed their artwork assortment. They transformed a caretaker’s cottage right into a one-bedroom guesthouse with a loft. Additionally they added a constructing that comprises a sizzling tub overlooking the river, a construction for an indoor lap pool, and a wine cellar constructed into the aspect of a mountain, all inside strolling distance of one another.
As they bought adjoining properties through the years, they acquired eight extra homes and several other pastures which might be rented out to native ranchers. One of many properties was demolished, six are rented to tenants, and one is used because the ranch supervisor’s home, in line with Mr. Duffy.
“We grew to become a working ranch however not with our personal animals,” he stated. “It added probably the most lovely, bucolic sense of the place.”
A homestead that dates again over 100 years nonetheless sits on the entrance to the property, he stated. In it he discovered an outdated range, which he restored and put in the principle home. However the majority of the roughly 390 acres stays wilderness. The property now has roughly 2 miles of river frontage, in line with Mr. DeVries.
For roughly a decade, Mr. Duffy and Ms. Rosser used the ranch as a household getaway from their main house in Los Angeles. Then within the early 2000s, when their kids went off to varsity, they determined to maneuver there full time.
Ms. Rosser died in 2017, and Mr. Duffy stated he plans to maneuver full-time to both California or Colorado. He’ll maintain a number of parcels of land that aren’t connected to the principle ranch, in line with Mr. DeVries.
Mr. Duffy is well-known for his position as Bobby Ewing within the TV drama “Dallas,” which ran from 1978 to 1991. He additionally performed Frank Lambert on the Nineteen Nineties sitcom “Step By Step.” At this time he runs a web-based sourdough enterprise, referred to as Duffy’s Dough, along with his companion, Linda Purl.