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A Florida estate fit for tech titan Bill Gates? (pictures)

Take a look at what's said to be the Microsoft co-founder's new four-bedroom, four-bathroom 7,234-square-foot, $8.7 million Florida property.

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Bill Gates' new Florida home?

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has reportedly purchased a new home away from home: a 4-acre Mediterranean-style villa in the Mallet Hill section of Wellington in Palm Beach County, Fla.
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Equestrian friendly estate

The property includes show jumping training grounds and two barns with space for 20 horses. Gates' daughter, Jennifer, is training to become a show jumping rider.
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The kitchen

The kitchen inside the Wellington, Fla., home.
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4-plus bathrooms

A look at one of the four-plus bathrooms.
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Dining room

The dining room and the door that opens out to the yard.
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7,234 square feet

The 7,234-square-foot home has an open floor plan, according to real estate site Zillow.
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Wellington, Fla.

A view of the 4.8 acre property in Wellington, Fla.
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Dining area

This dining area looks out over the pool and patio.
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Bathroom

A bathroom in the Wellington, Fla., home.
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Bedroom

A look inside one of the bedrooms.
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Doors to the patio

Doors open to the patio and pool outside.
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7,234 square feet of living space

The home features 7,234 square feet of living space.
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Sitting room

A sitting room.
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Patio and pool

A covered patio by the pool of the Florida home.
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Poolside veranda

A shaded veranda by the pool.
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A space to relax

A poolside view of the house.

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