15 - Riviera/upper Properties
Santa Barbara 1215 High Ridge Lane
Few sites on Santa Barbara's historic Upper Riviera offer 2.59 acres on a prime cul-de-sac, mostly level with specimen oaks and boulders framing breathtaking views of ocean, islands, harbor, and city. This one-of-a-kind legacy property has been treasured by family for the past 80 years. A romantic San Ysidro Ranch style single level cottage, designed by Chester Carjola, offers three ensuite bedrooms, guest quarters, four and one-half baths. Classic features include wood beamed ceilings, picture windows, oak flooring plus updated kitchen and baths, newer windows, and solar system. The grounds inspire with terraces, pathways, calming fountain. There is a two-car garage, carport, outbuildings and greenhouse from a former orchid business.Stroll to Franceschi Park and Sheffield Open Space, dine at the El Encanto then catch a film at the Riviera Theatre, explore "secret paths" to vibrant downtown Santa Barbara or simply embrace the solitude of your Eden, the start of your own legacy.$3,995,000
Santa Barbara 280 Loma Media Rd
This is the view home your clients have been dreaming of and every room exemplifies that. The outer entry way is graced with a peaceful pond fed by a boulder fountain. The living room was re-designed to provide a larger, usable space and a more modern fireplace. The Siberian Oak hardwood flooring was installed through the main living areas. The kitchen was transformed with the use of Brazilian quartz. There are exterior automatic shades for the main windows. There is a sauna room with a cold plunge. Patio space is massive which allows many to congregate and has a spa on the second level. There is a self-contained suite on the lower level which has its own patio with a view. On the east side of the property is a gleaming pool. There are also water features throughout the property.$3,850,000
Santa Barbara 581 Las Alturas Rd
High on the upper Riviera, with sweeping city & ocean views from every room and patio, this 2-story, 4 bedroom/5 bath Mediterranean estate, newly constructed in 2012, has the feel of a tastefully understated Moroccan palace. Decorative mosaic tile, parquet wood/tile flooring and wrought-iron lantern chandeliers lend a Moorish flavor to the spacious interior and add an exotic touch to the open portico-style cabana by the pool & jacuzzi, complete with its own fireplace and bathroom. Folding glass-paneled doors open the entire wall of the living room to the poolside patio and stunning views. Highlights of the gourmet kitchen are the La Cornue French stove, separate pizza oven, granite countertops, a deep copper farm sink and adjacent wine cellar and formal dining room. The downstairssecond master bedroom is appointed with a gas fireplace, French doors to the pool patio and a spa-like bathroom with walk-in steam shower and glass wall looking out to a private patio with outdoor tub. An elegant, mosaic-tiled staircase ascends from the grand entryway to the upper level and the main master bedroom with its gas fireplace, massive walk-in closet with built-ins and a large ocean/city view balcony. The 3rd bedroom has a connected sitting room, hall bathroom and private view balcony and the 4th bedroom is actually part of a potentially separate apartment that includes a sitting room, partial kitchenette, its own patio/balcony and dramatic staircase entrance. With the ambience of a private retreat, this luxurious home is only minutes away from downtown Santa Barbara's distinctive dining, shopping and beautiful beaches. $3,790,000
Santa Barbara 665 Las Alturas Rd
Superb Upper Riviera property with privacy.This renovated home is designed for entertaining. Almost all rooms face South and have the unobstructed City, Ocean, harbor & Island views that one would expect from this location. Custom Distressed wood floors & Beamed cathedral ceilings are backdrops to the view from this open floor plan concept. Large Gourmet Kitchen Flows into the lounge area as well as the formal Dining room. Over size Doors open to the view terraces. One nice feature is 4 of the 5 bedrooms open out to ocean/city view terraces. The terraced gardens offers a lawn, firepit and several entertaining spaces all focused towards the views. Dual Master Suites, with the Main level Master currently set up as a media room$3,375,000
Santa Barbara 1042 Las Alturas Rd
On a private lane at the top of the Riviera sits this stunning contemporary Spanish style home with inviting pool and expansive views of the ocean, islands, coastline and mountains. The home features 4 bedrooms, 4.5 recently remodeled baths, an updated kitchen and a fabulous living room with vaulted ceilings opening on to a spacious deck with sweeping ocean and mountain views. Set on a relatively level lot with ample parking, this home offers tranquility, seclusion and the quintessential Santa Barbara lifestyle. A unique opportunity and just minutes from downtown.Check floorplan under documents to review some of the extra spaces including a second family room and an office/den. Lots of possibilities.$3,100,000
Santa Barbara 365 Loma Media Rd
Fulfill your day with inspiring ocean, harbor & intimate city views while enjoying this exquisitely renovated home featuring light-filled open spaces along with an office, media room & 4 private bedroom suites. This special Riviera retreat offers supreme privacy combined with easy access to downtown amenities, beaches & hiking trails providing the perfect getaway for stress free living.$3,095,000
Santa Barbara 1406 Alameda Padre Serra
Resting on a rare, nearly one-acre parcel on Santa Barbara's coveted Riviera, Casa Alegria (''House of Joy''), built in 1924, has been meticulously renovated and upgraded over the years. Introduced by a generous motor court, brilliant bougainvillea, and a tiered fountain, the home offers panoramic ocean and island views through large windows in nearly every room. Fireplaces in the living and dining rooms, richly-stained wide-plank wood floors, architectural niches, and the soft light of traditional Spanish sconces create a warm, inviting ambiance. The living room, dining room, and den open to an expansive ocean-view veranda to the south, while a sprawling lawn and other backyard amenities grace the northern portion of the property. The chef's kitchen features Shaker-style cabinetry,high-end appliances, limestone and soapstone counters, and a versatile center island. With nearly an acre, there are many possibilities for expansion. Down the hill, around the bend and one is immersed in the abundant services, schools, culture and recreation for which Santa Barbara has earned its reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and livable small cities. $2,595,000
Santa Barbara 1704 Mission Ridge Rd
All upgrades & additions to the property are fully permitted and signed off! Property is toothbrush ready! Hurry, this mega view property won't last! LIVE THE LIFE! Perfectly located on the most prestigious street near the top of the Santa Barbara Riviera, you will enjoy panoramic ocean, island, harbor, coastline and city views from this turn-key single level home! The jaw-dropping views can be seen from every room as well as enjoyed from the covered dining patio, from an outside seating area or from the private master bedroom patio with a waterfall as a backdrop. The .69 acre lot has been beautifully landscaped for low maintenance and privacy. The extensive hardscaping with a paver stone driveway, rock walls, stone steps to the entry, and flagstone patios add to this pristine propert$1,995,000
Santa Barbara 36 Rincon Vista Rd
The McCarthy Estate Circa 1934 Lovingly Preserved Offering Many Original Architectural Details. Spacious Rooms with Large Picture Windows Invite Substantial Ocean Harbor & Island Views Right Into This Vintage One of a Kind Home. Classic Santa Barbara Spanish Architecture Includes Thick Stucco Walls, Heavy Tile Roof & Old World Wrought Work. A Mid Century Kitchen Opens to Harbor View Breakfast Room Drenched in Natural Sunlight. Enjoy A Fresco Dining in the South Facing Loggia Overlooking the Harbor & Gardens.This Special Offering also Includes a Second Parcel & Water Meter for Your Own Private Ocean View Park. 40 Rincon Vista APN# 019-282-018.$1,895,000
Santa Barbara 28 Mountain Drive
Rare opportunity & fantastic location! Hear the Mission Bells from this Mid Century charmer. Tucked away in a wooded setting w/mountain & treetop views. Home sits back & above the street at the end of a long driveway. Extreme quiet & privacy! Open floor plan & flexible layout. One bed & bath has separate entrance & can be used as a studio, extended family, etc. Den could easily be converted to 4th bedroom. Hardwood floors, rock FP, vaulted ceilings, walls of glass. New paint, carpet, updated kitchen. Roosevelt School. Trust sale, first time on the market in nearly 50 years. Surrounded by multi-million dollar estates. This is a very special property with good energy & a peaceful feel. The new owner will be lucky to live here-- it is a winner!$1,400,000
Santa Barbara 881 Paseo Ferrelo
Harbor and City Views! Amazing redevelopment opportunity! Complete set of Architectural plan s by AB design offering a stunning 4 bedroom 3.5 bath with an accessory dwelling or guest house with another bedroom and bath. House interior is stripped down to the studs and ready to be developed. Over 2,800 sq ft total.$1,395,000
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