Actor, Musician Jeff Bridges’ Bewitching Vineyard Estate Sells for $16M

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Award-winning actor and musician, Jeff Bridges, known for films like Crazy Heart, True Grit, and The Big Lebowski, recently sold his bewitching vineyard estate in Montecito for $15.925 million, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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He and his wife Susan Geston listed the 19.5-acre residence, which they bought for less than $7 million in 1994, on the market for $29.5 million. It was previously owned by Grammy-winning musician, Kenny Loggins.

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Built in 1988, the six-bedroom, six-and-a-half-bathroom, Tuscan-inspired main house, named “Villa Santa Lucia,” was designed by Santa Barbara architect, Barry Berkus.

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Past a stone-lined motor court, the hand-carved front door opens to the formal entry hall, adorned with thick stone pillars and enclosed by cascading groin vault ceilings.

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The hallway leads to a sunken living room, complemented by an antique stone fireplace. From the living room, French doors open to a terrace offering ocean views.

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Beside the master suite, a stairwell ascends up to the third-floor tower room.

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Within the main house’s 9,535 square feet, there is also a library with rough-sawn beams, reclaimed from East Coast bridges, and a study or meditation room attached to a roof deck.

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Outside, rolling lawns covered in oak, olive, and Italian cypress trees, surround a stone-edged swimming pool and a footbridge that crosses a stream.

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A 1,800-square-foot guesthouse, guest cottage, and detached theater and recording studio are also located on the grounds.

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The listing was held by Suzanne Perkins of Sotheby’s International Realty.

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Images courtesy of Jim Bartsch

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