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Home of the Week: A towering estate in Montecito

This 1930s-era Monterey Colonial, standing on seven acres in Montecito, includes studio/office space in the converted water tower. It is listed for $10.9 million. (Everett Fenton Gidley)
The main house has 6,300 square feet, which includes five bedrooms and five full baths. (Everett Fenton Gidley)
The living room has a seismically reinforced fireplace, a spacious bar, and the original redwood-beamed ceiling. (Everett Fenton Gidley)
Historic grandeur, privacy, breath-stealing panoramas -- even the color palette of yellow and brown is true to the architectural period of the early 1930s. (Everett Fenton Gidley)
An arbor-covered entertainment terrace with a fountain and fireplace overlooks a solar-heated swimming pool. (Everett Fenton Gidley)
The library, which is filled with built-in bookcases, has a wall of windows, its own fireplace, and a full bathroom and wrap-around deck. (Everett Fenton Gidley)