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Hobson Heights home magnificent find for history buffs, design connoisseurs

Designed by famed architect Harold Burket, unique Ventura property offered by LIV Sotheby’s International Realty

by Melissa Karns for LIV Sotheby’s International Realty, Ventura

270 Lincoln Drive, Ventura, California 93001

Exterior of Hobson Heights Estate

A chance to own history could be yours in Ventura, California, where an iconic 1929 Spanish villa designed by famed architect Harold Burket, is for sale. History buffs and design connoisseurs alike will revel in the authentic features of the home that make it truly unique from any other on the market.

Rarely is such a property for sale, perched in the heart of Ventura in Hobson Heights. In fact, the beautiful home, known as the showplace of Ventura, has had 4 owners, each with their own contributions to the famed residence, but also to the fabric of Ventura community. Historic richness remains intact throughout the villa, just as intended by Burket, who called upon the Spanish Colonial history of the region in his design, which features an authentic mission tile roof, Mexican tile floors, wrought iron details, beamed ceilings and arched doorways.

270 Lincoln Drive, Ventura grand parlor

An iconic 1929 Spanish villa designed by famed architect Harold Burket, is now on the market.


The magnificent, 10,422-square-foot home has views of the Pacific coastline and the Channel Islands in the distance. From its hilltop perch, it overlooks the city below and serves as a significant slice of not only local history, but California history.

The future buyer for this home is one who will appreciate its unique, historical significance to the region and Burket’s contribution to the field of design and architecture. A masterpiece to be proud of, the home at 270 Lincoln Drive is one that buyers can be confident will be more than just a home — it is preserving a piece of history for generations to come.  It is rare to find a home that is this size, on a large 0.66 acre lot, a location boasting amazing views, with rich history and famous design.  This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for such a find.


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