Inside the Prancing Horse Estate

If the backdrop of the towering Santa Ynez Mountains and the majestic Pacific Ocean weren’t an immediate—and captivating—giveaway of this estate’s whereabouts, it might easily be mistaken for a secure, secluded resort or private compound in the Italian countryside. Rather, this lavish 10,999-square-foot palazzo on some 12.5 impeccably manicured and gated acres is a dazzling stateside example of Tuscan architecture that is the work of esteemed Southern California architect Don Nulty.

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