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The Creator of ‘CSI’ Drops $14 Million on a Hilltop Santa Barbara Estate

Dive into the lavish world of acclaimed television producer Anthony Zuiker, best known for creating the iconic series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Recently, Zuiker made headlines once again as the mystery buyer behind the acquisition of a stunning hilltop estate in Santa Barbara County, a deal totaling over $14 million.

Nestled on a sprawling 5-acre parcel, this meticulously crafted estate offers a glimpse into the epitome of luxury living. Situated in the picturesque town of Summerland, just a stone's throw away from the renowned neighborhood of Montecito, this property boasts unparalleled charm and sophistication.

Originally listed for $16.2 million, Zuiker secured a bargain on this meticulously renovated compound, showcasing modern elegance amidst timeless surroundings. The single-story layout encompasses a sprawling main house, a detached guesthouse, and a captivating poolside cabana, all totaling nearly 10,000 square feet of exquisite living space.

Step inside to discover grand public rooms flooded with natural light, seamlessly blending indoor and outdoor living. The epicurean kitchen, adorned with custom cabinetry and a vast island, sets the stage for culinary excellence. Entertain guests in the formal dining room or enjoy al fresco dining on the spacious covered loggia, offering breathtaking views of the azure sea.

Retreat to the primary bedroom suite, featuring a private terrace overlooking the ocean, a spa-style bathroom, and a custom-designed closet. Additional accommodations include two bedrooms in the main house and a luxurious guest suite in the detached guesthouse.

Outside, the lushly landscaped grounds evoke a tropical paradise, with a sparkling pool, inset spa, and a poolside cabana equipped with a media room and home gym.

Beyond his real estate ventures, Zuiker's flair for luxury extends to his properties in Las Vegas, Lake Arrowhead, and Malibu, each a testament to his discerning taste and appreciation for exceptional living.

Don't miss your chance to experience the pinnacle of Santa Barbara's real estate offerings. Contact us today to explore this exquisite estate and elevate your lifestyle to new heights (805) 455-9066,

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