A spectacular mid-century modern estate home w/a storied past, fabulous ocean & mountain views, and a spacious private setting in the Carpinteria foothills. Located on a private gated drive, just 10 miles from downtown Santa Barbara, this home features teak walls, floor to ceilings windows, a floating granite staircase, exotic hardwood floors, large open rooms, tons of built in storage, a unique Kiva room and expansive private garden spaces. An architectural design dream home for artists, writers, collectors and everyone who enjoys interior style & outdoor beauty. Available Now. Unfurnished. Built in 1959 by Finland's Consul General Yrjo Alfred Paloheimo & his wife (founders of the Finlandia Foundation) who were lifelong patrons of the arts, business, and cultural preservation.
After their dream home in Carpinteria was completed, the Paloheimo's donated their Pasadena residence, the Fenyes Mansion, to the City of Pasadena. The Fenyes Masion had been Mrs. Paloheimo's family estate, which after her marriage to YJ Paloheimo, had subsequently housed the Finnish Consulate. The Fenyes Mansion now it is the home of the Pasadena Museum of History and the national office of the Finlandia Foundation.
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