Home of the Day: Casa Blanca by the sea in Carpinteria

Home of the Day: Moorish-inspired Casa Blanca by the sea in Carpinteria

This Moorish-style residence known as Casa Blanca was originally part of a larger estate designed by noted Santa Barbara architect George Washington Smith in the 1920s. Inside, delicate arches, vaulted ceilings and a pronounced stone fireplace lend to the romantic ambience of the home. An ocean-facing deck space and balcony center on sweeping views of the Carpinteria coastline and surrounding mountains.

Location: 871 Sand Point Road, Carpinteria, 93013

Asking price: $8.285 million

Year built: 1997

House size: 5,390 square feet, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms

Lot size: 0.15 acres

Features: Vaulted ceilings, oceanfront decks, gym/nursery, guest suite, kitchenette, living room, study/office, gourmet kitchen, den, patio, beach access, boat ramp, clubhouse, indoor pool

About the area: In the last month, 36 homes in the 93013 ZIP Code were sold at a median sale price of $580,000, according to Redfin. The median sale price for that area is $695,000.

Agent: Janet Caminite, (805) 896-7767, Sotheby’s International Realty

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