FANCY LIVING NEXT DOOR TO HARRY & MEGAN?
Former home of Rob Lowe designed to look like an English country manor has been listed for sale ..
Set in Montecito’s coveted Riven Rock ‘Owenshire,’ is a 17,000-square-foot home regarded as one of the prettiest properties on the block. Located within walking distance to the former royal couple’s home it has been listed for sale for $22.5 million.
Previously owned by actor Rob Lowe the estate which was sold to billionaire Peter Sperling, former chairman of the for-profit college company Apollo Education Group, and his wife, Stephanie Sperling for $25 million in 2005, who then renovated the house into what it is today a beautiful English country manor, comprises of seven bedrooms and 13 bathrooms featuring classic English & French design touches with multiple large fireplaces and arched windows.
Listing agent Timothy Di Prizito of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury comments "It’s like stepping into ‘Sense and Sensibility."
The estate also includes a guest house, library, solarium, movie theatre, two pools, commercial gym an eight-car garage and a second fully stainless steel 5-star chef's kitchen with a pizza oven.
Montecito is home to some of the area’s most stunning stretches of coastline, from Fernald’s Point, past the calm waters of Miramar Beach and renowned surf break at Hammonds Point, to sparkling Butterfly Beach. A haven for celebrities and billionaires alike it provides a paparazzi free haven with other notable residents including; Katy Perry , who paid $ 14.2 for a hilltop mansion, Ariana Grande who bought a 5,500 square foot home from Ellen DeGeneres for $ 6.7 million, and longtime resident and friend of the former royal couple Oprah Winfrey who owns a huge estate 23,000 square foot building called The Promised Land valued and a 23-acre horse ranch at the Montecito Ranch for $ 28.8 million.
The property is listed with agents Joyce Rey and Timothy Di Prizito of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury for $22.5million