Villa Solana is one of Santa Barbara's 5 Historic Hilltop Estates-the most prestigious in the area. Built in 1914 by Forest Peabody and designed by Francis T. Underhill, the estate has been beautifully restored to its original neo-classical grandeur with exquisite details and modern amenities. Resting on a 11.2-acre knoll with 360-degree mountain and ocean views, Villa Solana offers a dramatic backdrop for a family home or lavish event setting. The scale of public rooms-such as an open kitchen and family room, theater and paneled reception room resurrected from a library of French oak boiserie belonging to William Randolph Hearst-balance with the privacy of the owner's suite, 3 guest suites and 2-bedroom guest house. The estate pays homage to the Santa Barbara lifestyle with loggias, a central courtyard and one of the finest botanical gardens boasting over 200 fruit trees and 500 rose bushes. An estate beyond compare, Villa Solana has seen John F.