Home of the Day: Modern outpost above Montecito


An infinity pool fades into the horizon from this modern outpost, which looks down over Montecito from its 160-acre seat in the Los Padres National Forest. Designed by Los Angeles-based architect Barbara Bestor, telescoping glass doors frame mountain landscapes and ocean views while transforming indoor-outdoor living spaces.

Location: 3660 Toro Canyon Park Road, Santa Barbara, 93108

Asking price: $12.9 million

Year built: 2010

Architect: Barbara Bestor

House size: 4,330 square feet, four bedrooms, four baths

Lot size: 160 acres

Features: Gourmet kitchen, formal dining room with fireplace, gallery, media room, powder room, yoga room with meditation garden, telescoping glass doors, infinity pool, detached guesthouse

About the area: In the last 90 days, there were 71 home sales in the 93108 ZIP Code at a median sale price of $2.8 million, according to Redfin. The current median list price during that period was $4.2 million.


Agent: Billy Rose, the Agency, (424) 230-3702; Suzanne Perkins and Ron Brand, Sotheby’s International Realty, (805) 565-8643

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