Sale Pending ~ Quintessential Santa Barbara Oasis

Sale Pending ~ Quintessential Santa Barbara Oasis

Located down a long tree-lined driveway, Bella Vista is a secluded oasis in the heart of Santa Barbara. Positioned just a couple of miles from both downtown and world-class beaches – yet hidden in plain sight – this 1.4-acre sanctuary will surprise and delight the most discerning buyers.

Upon entering the foyer of the newly refreshed and superbly built 4,000+/-sq.ft. Mediterranean style residence, your eye travels through well-proportioned spaces to the sparkling ocean beyond. Located off the foyer, the intimate living room is the perfect place to greet friends with a cool drink, or pull a book from the custom bookcase and curl up by the fireplace for a quiet evening at home. Further down the hall, a formal dining room is an elegant setting for lively dinner parties and holiday celebrations. A set of French doors open to the side stone terrace, allowing for easy indoor/outdoor transitions and light evening breezes.

The hallway leads to an impressive Great Room that creates the ideal living environment by combining ocean views to the southeast and mountain and city views to the north. The heart of the space is the kitchen, which perfectly pairs old world charm with modern day amenities. Creamy distressed cabinetry and golden granite tile play off the abundant light in the room, while a large island provides the perfect place to prepare everything from picnics to pastries while gazing at the ocean views beyond. The Viking range with double ovens can handle your most demanding recipes, but when it’s time to grill, the built-in chef’s barbeque will steal the show. Enjoy your culinary creations around informal dining or opt for al fresco on the terrace while you take in the alpine glow and city lights. Once the meal is complete, enjoy intimate seating by the cozy fireplace or relax around the outdoor firepit.

Upstairs the well-positioned master suite enjoys expansive views of the ocean, city, and mountains. Anchored by a cozy fireplace, it is a private sanctuary to begin and end your day. The southeast-facing balcony offers an ideal place to enjoy gorgeous morning sunrises, while the ocean-view master bath and walk-in closet with custom wardrobe storage will get you on your way with style. The upper floor is completed by a second master suite, as well as two additional bedrooms featuring well-appointed closets and delightful views.

Not to be outdone, the outdoor spaces surrounding Bella Vista are as impressive as the indoor spaces. As the approximately 1.4-acre grounds unfold, multiple destinations for recreation, relaxation and entertainment are unveiled. An expansive stone terrace extends from the Great Room to create an exceptional space to entertain and enjoy ocean, city and mountain vistas. From there, a manicured flagstone path leads to the commanding pool deck with sweeping views, where you will feel worlds away from the stress of everyday life. Lounge, swim laps, soak in the spa, or nap in the pool house. For the young ones (or those young at heart), a separate path leads to a trampoline play area.

Monthly Real Estate Market Report | September 2018

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Monthly Real Estate Market Report | August 2018

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Updated Vieja Gardens Townhome

Updated Vieja Gardens Townhome

Ideally situated in the popular Vieja Gardens development and bordered by the Hidden Oaks Golf Course, this updated, south-facing townhome situated on a high corner lot is a rare find. The main level of the townhome features a comfortable living and dining area highlighted by a smooth vaulted ceiling, wood-burning fireplace, wood window shutters, and new carpet. An updated kitchen enjoys access to a spacious private patio through sliding glass doors for morning coffee, and connects to a remodeled full bath with Kohler fixtures, convenient laundry area, and interior access to the oversized, attached garage with storage.

The upper level features a spacious master bedroom with ample sunlight and wood window shutters, a walk-in closet, and a balcony that takes advantage of stunning mountain views and vibrant sunsets. The master shares a cleverly remodeled bathroom with the second and third bedrooms. Each additional bedroom enjoys lovely views and lots of natural light.

Located in the popular Hope Ranch Annex neighborhood, Vieja Garden residents enjoy convenient access to shopping, schools, a community tennis court, hiking and equestrian trails, and a paved bike path that goes for miles throughout Santa Barbara and to UCSB. The unique More Mesa Open Space, bluffs and beach are also a short stroll away.