A taste of Old Santa Barbara. The estate was originally built in 1904 as a summer home for the William Michener family. It was later owned by the widow of Austin Tubbs founder of the now-famous, Chateau Montelena Winery. Francsca Dibblee purchased the home in 1922. Dibblee was the originator of the first Santa Barbara Fiesta. It is said that the location of the Fiesta was decided upon over a meal in the homes elegant dining room. The home features a beautiful classic center hall staircase, a formal parlor, sitting room with fireplace, billiards room, large sun-room, expansive floor-plan and pocket doors throughout the lower level. The three level home offers a mix of both old and new world. Substantially sized en-suite bedrooms on the second floor circle the dramatic wrap around balcony/staircase. The master suite offers a classic entry room with fireplace, step down office, separate sleeping quarters, and dual entry pampering bath. A third floor bonus area is complete with dance room, game room, and powder room. A truly magnificent grounds that must be seen by any lover of historic estates. To complete the property is a wrap around yard, spa tub, romantic wrought iron gazebo, and lush landscaping.
|Area:||Sb/East Of State|
|Amenities:||Butlers Pantry, Guest Quarters, Wet Bar|
|Fireplaces:||2+, Family Room, Living Room, Master Bedroom|
|Dining:||Breakfast Area, Breakfast Bar, Dining Area, Formal, In Kitchen|
|Grounds:||Fenced All, Gazebo, Hot Tub, Lawn, Yard Sprklr - Prtl|
|Room Name||Room #||Room Lvl.||Dimensions||Area||Room Remarks|
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