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1920 Spanish Revival mansion in Santa Barbara has parking for 50 cars

Home of the Week | Santa Barbara

The estate at 801 Alston Road, Santa Barbara, is listed at $19.6 million.

(Jackie Goodman)

The eight-acre Graholm Estate in Santa Barbara centers on a Spanish Revival mansion completed in 1920 for David Gray, whose family was one of the original shareholders in Ford Motor Co. The updated and restored main house, a contemporary guesthouse, parking for 50 vehicles and a swimming pool grace the sprawling ocean-view grounds.

Location: 801 Alston Road, Santa Barbara 93108

Asking price: $19.6 million

Year designed: 1919


Architect: Roland Sauter

Main house size: Eight bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, about 16,000 square feet

Guesthouse size: Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2,100 square feet

Lot size: 7.93 acres


Features: Batchelder-tiled rooms, seven fireplaces, center island kitchen with 25-foot vaulted ceilings, two 4,000-bottle wine cellars, bar, billiard room, gym, enclosed glass porch, terraces, fountains, mature eucalyptus and redwood trees

About the area: Last year, 210 single-family homes sold in the 93108 ZIP Code at a median price of $2.531 million, according to CoreLogic. That was a 10.1% price increase from 2013.

Agent: Paul Czako, Gussman Czako Associates, (310) 995-1963

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