‘Little People, Big World’ farm hits the market for $4 million

Matt Roloff, a star of the TLC series “Little People, Big World,” is selling the Oregon farm where he and his ex-wife, Amy Roloff, raised their four children. He is asking $4 million for the roughly 16-acre parcel, part of his roughly 109-acre pumpkin farm, according to listing agent Juli Martin of Luxe Forbes Global Properties.

Matt Roloff in 2019.


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“It’s too much now that I’m 60,” Mr Roloff said. “I want to start cutting back a bit.”

“Little People, Big World” chronicles the life of the Roloff family; Mr. Roloff, his ex-wife and one of their children have dwarfism. The Roloffs divorced in 2016 and Ms. Roloff was bought out of the 109 acres in 2019. Ms. Roloff did not respond to a request for comment.

Mr Roloff said he plans to build another house on the part of the farm he keeps and will continue to grow pumpkins there. He said he would split his time between the farm and his home in Arizona.

The farm is located just outside Portland in the rural community of Helvetia, according to Ms Martin. The house is approximately 5,400 square feet. The plot for sale also includes various play areas fitted out for the Roloff children, who have become adults. One includes a 40-foot-long pirate ship with a captain’s quarters, main deck and bunk beds, Roloff said. A children’s play castle, roughly the size of a small house, is inspired by the castles he saw during his visit to Europe.

A replica of an old western town has everything from a bank and jail to a post office and barbershop. The buildings are the size of small chambers, Mr. Roloff said, with secret passageways that lead to tunnels he built underneath. Mr. Roloff also created a replica of a mountain range with hills and valleys. Among the mountains, he planted trees and added trails, a bridge and a small playhouse, Roloff said.

There is also a barn of about 3,600 square feet that has been converted into office space and has a one-bedroom apartment, Mr. Roloff said. The plot, where pumpkins used to grow, includes a former gift shop, he said. He has since moved the pumpkin farm to the other side of the farm, but said the soil in the plot for sale can still grow pumpkins and other crops if the new owner wishes.

The Roloffs bought the first 33 acres or so of the farm in 1990 for about $185,000, Mr. Roloff said, and have purchased adjacent properties over the years.

“Little People, Big World” has been on the air since 2006 and will air its 23rd season later this month.

Write to Libertina Brandt at Libertina.Brandt@wsj.com

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