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Home of the Week: Grand adobe in Santa Barbara seeks its next patron

The Frederick H. Booth estate, a historic landmark in the foothills of Santa Barbara, centers on a sprawling adobe residence designed by R.M. Ortega and completed in 1939.

The Frederick H. Booth estate, a historic landmark in the foothills of Santa Barbara, centers on a sprawling adobe residence designed by R.M. Ortega and completed in 1939. A matching two-room guesthouse was built in 2008, joining a workshop/garage, a tiled swimming pool, orchards and century-old oaks on the 5.7-acre site.

The details

Location: 105 Ontare Hills Lane, Santa Barbara, 93105

Asking price: $5.95 million

Built: 1939

House size: 5,319 square feet, five bedrooms, five bathrooms (1,321-square-foot guesthouse)

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Lot size: 5.7 acres

Features: Two-foot-thick adobe walls; beamed ceilings; period fireplaces; French doors; updated kitchen with center island; formal living and dining rooms; den/library; office; swimming pool and spa; citrus/fruit orchard; garden courtyard; native landscaping; mountain to ocean views

About the area: In the 93105 ZIP Code, based on 16 sales, the median sales price in February was $1.05 million, according to CoreLogic. That was a 3.4% increase price over the same month the previous year.

Agents: Troy G. Hoidal, (805) 689-6808, Truly Great Homes/Santa Barbara Brokers

To submit a candidate for Home of the Week, send high-resolution color photos via Dropbox.com, permission from the photographer to publish the images and a description of the house to homeoftheweek@latimes.com.

neal.leitereg@latimes.com

Twitter: @NJLeitereg

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