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Source: IMDb

Source: IMDb

When Rosie O’Donnell sold her Star Island home, by no means was she done with Florida. A few months ago, she was in contract to buy Olivia Newton-John’s Palm Beach home, but after a suicide on the property, O’Donnell got cold feet and backed out of the deal.

However, this didn’t mean she was backing out of Florida. The comedian and actress began home shopping in the Sarasota area and last week closed on a home in Nokomis, just down the road from author Stephen King, according to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune. Her $5 million purchase price represents the highest purchase in Casey Key this year.

The newer-built home sits right on the Gulf of Mexico and features an indoor-outdoor floor plan, with several decks, patios and seating areas, plus  a full outdoor kitchen with a barbecue area, flat-screen TV and bar.

Inside, the home is just as luxe, with imported French oak floors, custom lighting and woodworking. The home was constructed in 1998, but the sellers did a complete renovation of 4,647-square-foot home in 2009.

O’Donnell will likely use the home as a getaway with her wife and five children.

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Erika Riggs, a real estate writer for Zillow Blog, covers celebrity real estate, unusual properties and home design trends. Read more of her work here.

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Erika Riggs, the Zillow Digs manager, covers home design and trends.

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