Description

This impeccably preserved Spanish Colonial Revival estate designed by renowned architect George Washington Smith was consigned in 1921 by Edward Drummond Libbey as Spec House A'' for his new subdivision called the Arbolada and today benefits from Mills Act status with measurable property tax savings. The spectacular estate is complete with 4 bdrms, 3.5 baths, detached artist's studio, saltwater pool, solar, 3 car garage & exquisite grounds. The home showcases the original vintage tile floors, accent tiles, fountain and roof tiles imported from Spain. Two original fireplaces ans soaring open-beamed ceilings complement the dream kitchen with an AGA Cooker taking center stage. The second story master suite is complete with viewing deck & sumptuous spa-quality bath. Guest bedrooms enjoy a private wing on the main level. Exquisite Handelman light fixtures are featured throughout the home. Outside, pathways lead to the spacious detached art studio, fruit orchard, raised garden beds and the handsome stone wall-enclosed saltwater pool with RTK tile trim. This legacy estate-property shaded by mature towering oaks and red bark eucalyptus is a pleasure to experience and only a stones throw from the charms of Ojai's downtown village.