Jenny Craig's Rancho Santa Fe, California Mansion For Sale: $9 Million

Last Updated Apr 26, 2011 5:00 PM EDT

Diet guru Jenny Craig is selling her Rancho Santa Fe, California home for $8,995,000 (because a flat $9 million would just be too much).

For a woman who made her millions off of portion control, there's nothing small about her home.

Built in 1992, "The Villa" sits on over three acres of land and is a sprawling 10,029 square feet (making the price per square foot $897, if you were wondering). There are four bedrooms, four full bathrooms and three half baths in the main house. A private guest house has two bedrooms.

Exquisite details abound inside the home. The master bedroom suite includes a hand-painted mural on the ceiling and there is a similar mural inside Jenny's personal bathroom (her husband opted for a mounted television in his).

Outdoor amenities include a heated resort pool and spa, a full tennis court and a 1500 square foot "pool pavilion".

Jenny's late husband, Mr. Sidney Craig, had a historical car collection, and while most of them were auctioned off (including vintage beauties once owned by Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Clark Gable) the property still has a finished four car garage and car museum.

The home sits on a private bluff, and oversized windows throughout the home will afford the new owner breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean and surrounding landscape.

In addition, the backyard overlooks Rancho Paseana Farm, Craig's 228-acre thoroughbred race horse training facility. Purchased by the horse lover in 1995, Jenny Craig listed it for sale for $29,950,000 late last spring.

According to The Real Estalker, "Rancho Santa Fe is consistently ranked among the top 3 or 4 most expensive zip codes in California and among the most expensive in all of the United States of America".

What do you think of the weight loss queen's Villa?

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