• Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Pool Terrace

    The circular patio is lined by two vine-covered pergolas, drawing the eye toward a commanding center fountain, and bringing to mind the grace and elegance of the 1930s, when the home was built.   See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Play Room

    A giant playroom, with a full kitchen, bar, and plank wood floors, can be found on the home's lower level.   See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Master Suite

    Next to the fireplace in the grand master suite, French doors open to serene ocean views. As you would expect of the prolific author, there are ample built-in bookcases.     See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Living Room

    Elegant neutrals inside are offset by the vivid colors outside, with full floor-to-celing windows and doors taking full advantage of the spectacular views.   See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Office/Guest House

    This is where the magic happened: Sue Grafton wrote many of her famous novels in the alphabet series here, but the new owner, if not literarily inclined, might prefer to use it as a guesthouse.   See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Front Entry

    A large, circular, stone-paved motor court fronts the home's classic California Mediterranean façade. Potted plants and mature trees add color.   See the Image

  • The 7,300-square-foot main house includes a formal dining room with a large fireplace, parquet wood floors and, as with almost every room in the home, spectacular views.   See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Den

    At one end of the house is a den, with a large adjacent guest suite with a private entrance. A giant terrace wraps around both.   See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Guest Bedroom

    Even the guest rooms in this Mediterranean estate have spectacular views and balconies overlooking the lush grounds.   See the Image

  • Sue Grafton's Montecito Estate: Pool House

    A built-in barbecue and chef's sink adjoin the swimmer's pool, and the large pool house has a full gym, a private bedroom and  bathroom, plus laundry facilities.       See the Image