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Bellosguardo Foundation

Santa Barbara's most talked about secret.

For sixty years, Bellosguardo has been shrouded in mystery—one of the least-visited and most whispered-about landmarks on the California coast. An impenetrable secrecy has long hung over the estate—until now...

Built by Anna Clark, widow of copper king, Senator William Andrews Clark, in 1937, and then owned by their daughter, Huguette, until her death at age 104, Bellosguardo sits high on the bluff overlooking the ocean.

Upon her death, Mrs. Clark bequeathed this magnificent estate to the Bellosguardo Foundation with the goal of transforming it into a focal point for art and culture in Santa Barbara and beyond.

For half a century, the historic, twenty-four acre, estate has stood frozen in time. Now, we begin the next chapter in the story of this extraordinary property...

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