A rare & extraordinary piece of Art & Antiquity, Far Afield is one of two significant historic estates remaining in the prime Montecito Golden Quadrangle commanding apx 10.5 acres. Designed by legendary Montecito Architect Francis T. Underhill. At enormous expense & time, a 15-year restoration project completed in 2015 delivers art & architecture thoughtfully finished w/hand crafted custom details using 17th & 18th century reclaimed building materials. French Oak parquet floor patterns were custom hand cut & imported from historic Chateaus. A curated collection of Dutch, Italian & Spanish antique tiles are attentively integrated throughout the estates interior & exterior. The elegance of the 7 bd + 14 Ba villas architecture & finishes are enhanced by the estates unparalleled & completely updated infrastructure including a structural & mechanical engineering overhaul rivaling modern hotel resorts of today. Far Afield is a legacy estate for the ages impossible to replicate today.
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