Clarence Tantau, a prominent San Francisco architect, designed the home in the 1920s and is responsible for its Spanish Farmhouse style.
As well as playing host to the British novelist, the 440-acre property has also been visited by Princess Margaret and Jacqueline Kennedy.
Top designers transformed this historic, summer getaway into a modern decorating masterpiece.
This California gem designed by trailblazer Lutah Maria Riggs surely won't be on the market long.
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