Most expensive house (we could get into): Santa Barbara, Calif.

Most Expensive House (we could get into): Santa Barbara
Most Expensive House (we could get into): Santa Barbara   

This 1918 hilltop estate in Santa Barbara, California, was originally built for one of the founding fathers of Ford Motor.

When you arrive at the estate, you can walk past an 18th century fountain and right through the pair of 16th century carved Italian doors into 12,000 square feet of living space packed with history. The long halls of this Spanish revival offer a hundred feet of gallery space and are lined with antiques like 1920s gilt bronze and crystal chandeliers.

Several terraces overlook the Santa Barbara Harbor as well as the famous estate of reclusive heiress Huguette Clark. If that's not enough to keep your attention, take a stroll through the three-level garden amphitheater.

And since the estate is located in the heart of wine country, you won't have to worry about where to store your collection. There are two wrought-iron and glass-clad wine cellars that hold a total of 4,400 bottles.

For $25 million, this 8 acres of Santa Barbara hilltop could be yours. But wait there's more—if you have an extra $11 million in your pocket, there's a 4-acre lot for sale right next door, which would make you the king of the hill.

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