866 Knapp Drive, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
Own a Piece of Montecito History!
Framed by inspiring ocean, island & mountain views, this elegant estate is a spectacular 6,350 sq. ft. single level home with grand scale public rooms, rarely found in this price range. It is the perfect home for grand or intimate gatherings year round. This hilltop Montecito location in the sought after ''Golden Quadrangle'' is situated safely outside the debris flow, convenient to shopping, restaurants and the beach. You will be enchanted by the privacy of this magical, serene and gated, flat 1.45 acre setting with mature trees and secret pathways. Designed by architect Frances T. Underhill in 1918 as a lavish pool pavilion for the philanthropist & prominent businessman George Owen Knapp, it was the crown jewel of his famed Arcady Estate.. Inspired by antique Roman palaces with majestic columns inside and outside, this home offers soaring 14' ceilings, magnificent custom hardwood floors,12 large skylights and walls of glass to let you enjoy the ocean, mountain and garden views.
In 1994, the electrical, heating and AC systems were replaced. A spacious guesthouse, 3 car garage, +/-700 sq ft pool cabana with bath & bar, and +/-600 sq ft vault/wine cellar complete this exceptional estate at once understated and palatial.
6,373 Sq.Ft. LIVING AREA
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