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Home of the Day: The Pagoda House in Santa Barbara

Home of the Day: The Pagoda House in Santa Barbara
A historic home blends elements of the pagota tower with classic Craftsman style
Listed for $3.695 million, the Pagoda House in Santa Barbar features redwood paneling and specimen gardens

Framed by mature palms, this turn-of-the-century residence offers an exotic contrast to the traditional bungalows and Arts and Crafts cottages found in Santa Barbara’s “Bungalow Haven” historic design district. Known as the Pagoda House, this unique Craftsman is defined by a sweeping roof and decorative sloping eaves that pay homage to the tiered towers emanating from historic cultures of the Far East.

Location: 707 East Valerio St., Santa Barbara, 93103

Asking price: $3.695 million

Year built: 1902

House size: 5,989 square feet, four bedrooms, two full bathrooms, two half baths

Lot size: 0.58 acres

Features: Redwood paneling, white oak flooring, library, formal living room, grand dining room, updated kitchen, in-law apartment, viewing decks, specimen gardens

About the area: There are 65 homes currently for sale in the 93103 ZIP Code at an average price of $754 per square feet, according to The average sale price for that area is approximately $1.23 million.

Agent: Tim Cardy, (805) 969-9993, Sotheby’s International Realty -- Montecito

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