Home of the Day: 1905 hunting lodge turned luxury retreat in Santa Barbara

Home of the Day: 1905 hunting lodge turned luxury retreat in Santa Barbara
An infinity-edge swimming pool with a waterfall is among features at this 180-acre retreat found above Santa Barbara. (Thomas Ploch)
Originally built as a hunting lodge in 1905, this 13-building compound sits among mature oaks on a 187-acre summit near San Marcos Pass. In keeping with the period style, interiors feature such details as arched doorways, a sandstone hearth fireplace, and barrel-vaulted ceilings with exposed beams. Outdoors, sweeping mountain and woodland views form the backdrop for sitting areas, a bocce ball court, a zip line and an infinity-edge swimming pool and spa.
Address: 6284 San Marcos Pass Rd., Santa Barbara, 93105
Price: $14 million
Year built: 1905
House size: Nine bedrooms, 10.5 bathrooms
Lot size: 187 acres
Features: Barrel-vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, tile floors, formal living room with stone fireplace, dining room, chef’s kitchen, gym, game room, three guest houses, caretaker’s cottage, swimming pool and spa, bocce ball court, zip line, putting green, courtyards, dining patio, sitting areas
About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 93105 ZIP Code in June was $1.278 million based on 24 sales, up 14.1% from the previous year, according to CoreLogic.
Agent: Michael Brady and Micah Brady, Sotheby’s International Realty, (805) 668-4200

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