Reclusive American heiress’s mansion opened for the first time in 60 years

Source: Roadtrippers

Reclusive and eccentric heiress Huguette Clark abandoned her $300 million Santa Barbara estate, the Bellosguardo, several decades ago. The mansion became a veritable mausoleum, frozen in time. No one has set foot in it for over 60 years. Until now.

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This past week the public was invited to tour the mansion for the first time ever.

Huguette Clark was the heiress to a vast copper fortune that, according Bill Dedman of NBC News"at one time rivaled that of the Rockefellers." 

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As the daughter of a senator/railroad and mining tycoon, William A. Clark, Huguette was born into a political and financial dynasty. Her father helped ...

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