Completed in 2005 after nearly 2 years of construction, this contemporary residence works in perfect harmony with it’s surroundings in the Happy Canyon region of the Santa Ynez Valley. Principal Designer Michael Palladino of the acclaimed Richard Meier & Partners firm utilized local materials and appropriate colors in order to keep the home true with it’s natural landscape as well as the owners’ vision. The property is situated on an incredible 116 acre parcel with panoramic views from every single room thanks to wide windows positioned to frame the spectacular vistas.
Inside the 6 Bed/8 Bath home, elegant ceilings are showcased in the living, dining, and family rooms by way of custom designed curved wood beams carved in a wave-like shape. These “waves” crest at 14 feet high, ending in motorized clerestory windows that open to capture soothing breezes. More clerestory windows are found throughout the inviting and light filled home, along with picture windows employing special UV glass. There are numerous French and sliding doors that lead to outdoor living spaces. An additional, completely private guest suite, is also included, setting the perfect stage for visitors.
Michael Palladino, FAIA is a senior partner and design architect in Richard Meier’s Los Angeles office. He has been with Richard Meier’s and Partners since 1979 and has collaborated with Meier on projects throughout the world, including the The Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Decorative Arts Museum in Frankfurt Germany.
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This property is currently listed with Carey Kendall of Village Properties at $12,900,000.
If you have any questions regarding this propery or others similar to it in the greater Santa Barbara area contact Josiah Hamilton (805) 284-8835 or email [email protected].