Estate of the Day: $11.3 Spanish Estate in Montecito, California


The exterior façade as seen from the entrance gates presents the indelible stamp of George Washington Smith, a name synonymous with Spanish Santa Barbara architecture. Yet, this public vantage of Smith’s historic continuity, his romanticism and charm, does not begin to suggest the marvels that lay hidden behind the massive entrance door. Each room possesses its own identity and magic, and the house is replete with handcrafted tile, mahogany carved doors, decorative wrought iron grates, sconces and chandeliers, and imported beams; yet there is an overall unity and flow that carries out into the beautiful gardens, lawns and classic swimming pool and fountain. A spacious first floor master suite, 5 family bedroom suites, a library and a project room/office, a bright and expansive center-island kitchen with great room, 7 fireplaces & all the new conveniences we now expect in our finest homes, like Crestron whole house management system, are seamlessly combined in this unique offering ($11,350,000).


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