Upper Riviera Community - Santa Barbara, CA

Upper Riviera Homes For Sale in Santa Barbara, California

Upper Riviera Santa Barbara Homes For Sale

The Upper Riviera community is located in the coastal beach town of Santa Barbara, California.  This is one of the premier neighborhoods in Santa Barbara with large scale homes that sit at the top of the hillside and can offer panoramic ocean and coastline views.  The homes are located in the same area as the upscale Encanto hotel and are considered some of the most expensive and sought after real estate in Santa Barbara.  There is one of the best areas to find older historic properties in the city. Below are the current Upper Riviera homes for sale and for lease in Santa Barbara. Please contact us at 888-990-7111 with questions regarding this community and any of the properties listed here.

Upper Riviera Santa Barbara Homes For Sale

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Santa Barbara 1568 Franceschi

Sophistication and serenity meet at this stunning remodeled four-bedroom, three-and-a-half-bath residence in the Upper Riviera. Offering jetliner panoramic views that sweep from the Ventura Coastline to the Santa Barbara harbor encompassing city views as well. The home reads as a single-level with a second primary suite upstairs, complete with its own luxurious bath and breathtaking views. The expansive wrap-around porch and multiple outdoor areas create an enchanting environment for relaxation and entertainment. South-facing, each space is thoughtfully designed to maximize the sweeping vistas and natural light. Major renovations completed in 2020 enhance the home's character while providing modern comforts and high-end finishes. Whether hosting lavish gat enjoying a quiet sunset, this home caters to every occasion with grace and style. Don't miss the opportunity to own this piece of paradise, where every day feels like a vacation. Life is indeed better at the top!$5,595,000

$5,595,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
3,492 SqFt
Sotheby's International Realty

Santa Barbara 1121 Las Alturas Road

Perched atop the Riviera with jaw dropping ocean views, this premier 1930's home celebrates timeless Spanish colonial architecture paired with European elegance. Recently featured in the New York Times, 'Cresta De La Barranca,' a notable Winsor Soule triumph, sits on 1.7 acres, enjoys 5 beds and 4.5 baths, and offers a separate garage and carriage structure. Privately tucked off the street, many original period details have been lovingly preserved, from the old stone walls to vintage hand-painted tiles, this undeniably special property is imbued with romance and history. Immediately upon entry, the impressive great room, accented with a grand fireplace and Cathedral ceilings, draws your eye to the staggering views. The formal dining room is complete with a fireplace and rich beamed ceilings, inspiring dinner parties and intimate nights alike. The main level primary suite enjoys sweeping ocean views, a Juliet balcony, and cedar-lined closets. In addition to one ensuite bedroom, the third bedroom acts as a private space with a loft, view balcony, bath, and its own private entrance. Retreat to the lower level, where you'll find the handsome wood-paneled library/game room, equipped with a fireplace, wet bar, safe, and original light fixtures. As if stepping into a Slim Aarons photograph, French doors open to the expansive patio, perfected with a Roman pool and head-on views. Two guest bedrooms and a bath are easily accessed right off the pool terrace. Reminiscent of the Italian countryside, the terraced gardens are dotted with numerous fruit trees, old oaks, specimen plantings, large succulents, meandering pathways, and patios perfect for dining al fresco. Along with a detached two-car garage, a separate one-car garage with bonus room and a full bath offers potential for a future studio space. This special architectural property is destined to be enjoyed by an expert eye searching for something truly significant.$5,000,000

$5,000,000
5 Beds
5 Baths
4,899 SqFt
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Santa Barbara 1121 Las Alturas Road

Perched atop the Riviera with spectacular unobstructed ocean views, this premier 1930's estate celebrates timeless Spanish colonial design with architectural pedigree. ''Cresta De La Barranca,'' a notable Winsor Soule triumph, sits on 1.7 acres with 5 bedrooms & 4.5 baths in total. As if stepping back in time, the home features a striking great room, wood-paneled library, wet bar, original fixtures, & French doors that lead to the Roman pool & staggering views. This undeniably special property is imbued with privacy, era allure, romance & history. A rare opportunity!$5,000,000

$5,000,000
5 Beds
5 Baths
4,899 SqFt
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Santa Barbara 926 Mission Ridge Road

Your beautiful modern farmhouse awaits in this stunning Don Nulty design nestled on a magical acre fully landscaped around a seasonal pond. Like being in a wooded meadow while also being minutes to town this 4-bed, 4.5-bath main house is wonderfully designed & primarily single level. The 4th ensuite room occupies the 2nd level, ideal as an office, bedroom or bonus room complete with a fireplace & balcony.The home boasts wood floors, new carpet & interior paint & 3 fireplaces. The striking living room also features walls of glass & vaulted ceilings. An entertainer's dream w/ multiple patios, French doors & gathering spaces epitomizing the SB lifestyle. The detached permitted guest house is a charming & versatile addition. Enjoy a 3 car det garage & plenty of parking. A rare opportunity!$4,895,000

$4,895,000
5 Beds
6 Baths
3,461 SqFt
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Santa Barbara 1326 Hillcrest Road

Stunning ocean and mountain view building site! Situated atop Santa Barbara's iconic Riviera, yet only minutes to the shops and restaurants downtown, this incredible 1.81 acre property enjoys rare 360 degree views of the ocean, harbor, downtown & the mountains. The exceptionally private setting offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity to build your dream home with even dreamier views. Let your imagination run wild and create the crown jewel of the American Riviera!$4,300,000

$4,300,000
Baths
Village Properties

Santa Barbara 900 Moreno Road

Perched on the prestigious Upper Riviera, this .39-acre estate captivates with panoramic vistas of the ocean, cityscape, and neighboring islands. Featuring 5 bedrooms, including 2 luxurious Primary Suites, a Media Room, and a Chef's kitchen designed for dual culinary enthusiasts, this home promises an unmatched living experience. Abundant storage, a fitness area, and sprawling ocean-view patios cater to diverse lifestyle needs. Meticulously preserved, every facet of this property radiates sophistication, from the intricate Shelton ironwork to the thoughtfully selected specimen plantings gracing the enchanting front garden. Prepare to be captivated by this extraordinary offering!$3,995,000

$3,995,000
4 Beds
5 Baths
4,212 SqFt
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Santa Barbara 900 Moreno Road

Perched on the prestigious Upper Riviera, this .39 - acre estate captivates vistas of the ocean, cityscape and neighboring islands. With easy modifications this property can be used as a 4 bed home with media room and a gorgeous, spacious ocean view apartment with its own entry. The home offers 3,251 square feet of living and the apartment offers 959 square feet on two floors with unobstructed views! This property promises unmatched living experience with view patios and specimen gardens. Meticulously cared for, every facet of this property radiates sophistication and quality. Not to be overlooked, this is a great opportunity and extraordinary offering!$3,995,000

$3,995,000
Baths
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

Santa Barbara 15 Loma Media Road

Reminiscent of the rolling hills and timeless allure of Tuscany, this enchanting property seamlessly merges the charm of 1920s architecture with the romance of the Italian countryside. Nestled on a sprawling 1.3-acre lot in the heart of Santa Barbara's coveted Riviera, this idyllic retreat features 2 distinct 1-bedroom villas adorned with red-tile roofs and wood-beam ceilings exuding an abundance of character and charm. Perfectly situated to capture expansive views of the ocean, city, and coastline, this serene haven is a quintessential Santa Barbara escape. The lush, eclectic gardens and verdant landscape enhance the tranquil ambiance, evoking the essence of a picturesque European countryside. Meandering pathways wind through succulent gardens and native flora, leading to numerous secluded seating and dining areas - inviting relaxation and contemplation. The main house welcomes you with a captivating living room, highlighted by big ocean views, a stunning stone fireplace and an impressive open beam ceiling, creating an inviting sense of space and warmth. The well-appointed kitchen blends period charm with modern conveniences, offering the perfect setting for culinary creativity. The bedroom retreat, bathed in natural light, features panoramic Pacific vistas and an en-suite bathroom. A romantic terrace, spanning the length of the home, provides sweeping views of the ocean and twinkling city lights, offering a unique backdrop from sunrise to sunset. The secondary residence boasts an inviting living room with captivating views; a fully equipped kitchen replete with timeless appeal and contemporary updates; a welcoming bedroom; and a charming bathroom. Like the main house, this villa enjoys stunning ocean and city views, creating a harmonious connection with the surrounding landscape. Wander through beautifully landscaped gardens on winding pathways that lead to a pergola with expansive views - offering an idyllic spot for alfresco dining and entertaining. Multiple seating areas are strategically placed throughout the gardens, providing private nooks to enjoy the stunning scenery and peaceful ambiance. This enchanting property offers a rare opportunity to own a piece of history, complete with all the comforts of modern living and conveniently located. . The historic charm, breathtaking views, and serene gardens create a truly unique and captivating retreat.$2,750,000

$2,750,000
2 Beds
2 Baths
Compass

Santa Barbara 1131 Las Alturas Road

New co-ownership opportunity: Own one-eighth of this professionally managed, turnkey home by Pacaso. This contemporary showcase offers superb vistas and large rooms that flow to terraces and mature gardens. With views of the ocean below and the mountains above. The open concept floor plan is anchored by a great room with a sleek gourmet kitchen, dining and lounge area. They open to either a private, Pacific-view terrace just steps from the pool or a walled, gated garden with mountain vistas. The main level primary suite is a relaxing space with a zen-like en suite bathroom and opens to the pool terrace. A fourth bedroom with a full bath and fireplace is located on its own level with access to a garden terrace.$1,099,000

$1,099,000
4 Beds
5 Baths
5,100 SqFt
Pacaso Inc.

Santa Barbara 1131 Las Alturas Road

New co-ownership opportunity: Own one-eighth of this turnkey home, professionally managed by Pacaso. This contemporary showcase offers superb vistas and large rooms that flow to terraces and mature gardens. With views of the ocean below and the mountains above, this 4-bedroom, 5-bathroom home is the ultimate retreat.$1,045,000

$1,045,000
3 Beds
5 Baths
5,100 SqFt
Pacaso Inc.

Santa Barbara 000 Mission Ridge Estate

BREATHTAKING PANORAMIC OCEAN, CITY & HARBOR VIEWS FOR SHORT/LONG TERM. EXCEPTIONAL RIVIERA LUXURY ESTATE WITH GUEST CASITA, new A/C, remodeled Gourmet Kitchen & high-end appliances. Unique architectural details can be enjoyed throughout this 4-5 Bd / 4 Ba home w/multiple arches, stone work & hand painted features. The expansive outdoor terrace w/fireplace is a dream for entertaining and privacy overlooking the Pacific Coast w/dining areas & luxury, offering peace & tranquility. Hardwood floors, elegant finishings, plus Private Office. View the Sunrises and Sunsets from your home, see sailboats, experience beautiful gardens & explore great walking areas by Park. Located near Montecito, SB & Beach. Truly one of the best Panoramic Ocean view sites to cherish each day. Pets considered inquire$18,000

$18,000
4 Beds
4 Baths
3,700 SqFt
Sotheby's International Realty

Santa Barbara 000 Mission Ridge Road

OUTSTANDING PANORAMIC OCEAN, CITY & HARBOR VIEWS FOR SHORT/LONG TERM. EXCEPTIONAL RIVIERA LUXURY ESTATE WITH GUEST CASITA, Located near Montecito, SB & Beach. Remodeled Gourmet Kitchen & high-end appliances. Unique architectural details can be enjoyed throughout this 4-5 Bd / 4 Ba home w/arches, stone work & hand painted features. The expansive outdoor terrace with fireplace is a dream for entertaining and privacy overlooking the Pacific Coast w/dining areas & luxury, offering peace & tranquility. Hardwood floors, elegant finishings, plus Private Office. View the Sunrises and Sunsets from your home and see sailboats, experience beautiful gardens & explore great walking areas by Park. Truly one of the best Panoramic Ocean view sites to cherish each day. Pets considered inquire.$16,500

$16,500
4 Beds
4 Baths
3,700 SqFt
Sotheby's International Realty

Santa Barbara 238 Las Alturas Road

This warm and inviting, fully furnished, split-level home offers sights of expansive coastal vistas from almost every area of the home. Inside the lofty wood-beam ceilings and open space enhance the large floor plan with local art and colorful photographs taken by the owner to add a homey feel. A sizable Kitchen flows into the Breakfast Area and Dining Room with more than enough seats to entertain. There's one Living Room on each level and of the four generous Bedrooms, two are Primary Suites with abundant amenities. The upper deck is complete with outdoor dining space and the lower deck offers a terraced garden and a walking path.$16,000

$16,000
4 Beds
3 Baths
Paradise Retreats

Santa Barbara 1704 Mission Ridge Road

This stunning San Ysidro Ranch-style estate embodies sophistication and elegance with panoramic views of the city, ocean, and mountains. The 3-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom house spans over 2,300 square feet and features high-end finishes, gourmet kitchen, and sandstone fireplace. The main living areas open up to a spacious terrace, perfect for entertaining guests or enjoying a relaxing evening while taking in the scenic views. This striking property is truly a one-of-a-kind sanctuary for those looking for a luxurious and private vacation in Santa Barbara. Pricing varies by season: $15,000 per month for Spring-Summer-Fall, $15,000 per month for Winter plus cleaning and other fees.$15,000

$15,000
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,900 SqFt
Paradise Retreats

Santa Barbara 00 Dover Lane

Stunning Ocean View Spanish Villa in the prestigious El Encanto area. This Elegant, Furnished 3 bdr/3 ba Riviera home is a perfect vacation get-a-way or a serene space for lovers of fine architecture. Nestled on a quiet lane mins to downtown SB, it offers breathtaking Sea, Harbor, and Channel Islands Views, with every fine amenity, ensuring a luxurious & tranquil living experience. Enjoy high-end modern features while still appreciating its 1930's classic details. Cozy Living Room w/fireplace & high beamed ceilings. Remodeled Gourmet Kitchen & Great Room which are perfect for entertaining guests, while the romantic Primary Suite serves as a joyous sanctuary w/private ocean view terrace, fireplace, luxury soaking tub. Garden Patios, Garage & Pets Okay. **Short Term Summer Months Available.$12,850

$12,850
3 Beds
3 Baths
2,485 SqFt
Sotheby's International Realty

Santa Barbara 1316 Dover Hill Road

Breathtaking views from this wonderfully appointed 3 bedroom 2.5 bathroom home on the Riviera are ready to be enjoyed! The expansive deck perched outside of the living room is likely where you will want to enjoy the sunrises and sunsets where you have unobstructed views of the coastline running south, the city below and the ocean and islands beyond. The discrete elevator allows you to easily access the home without having to carry items upstairs. The primary suite is located on the main level where you have views from every room and a second story loft/office. From the main living area you can take the stairs (or elevator!) down a level where you will find two private bedrooms and a bathroom...again all with stunning views! There is storage available in the garage, off street parking$12,500

$12,500
3 Beds
2 Baths
Cambria Property Management & Real Estate

Santa Barbara 31 Rincon Vista Road

Luxury Spanish Riviera home with expansive Ocean & Island views that captivate your senses. (Short or Long Term.) Spa overlooking the Ocean, Jetted Tub and Sauna, Chef's Kitchen, Vaulted Ceilings, this 4 bd/3ba gem with exquisite living space & views from nearly every room sets the stage for an unforgettable Ocean View vacation or long-term residence. Open floor plan connects the Kitchen, Dining & Living Rooms providing a visually stunning experience. Panoramic Ocean Views through large windows & glass doors fills the space w/natural light & leads to entertainment patios for alfresco dining. Kitchen remodel showcases stainless steel appliances & modernized granite countertops. Yard being enlarged as well for Enjoyment. Make this enchanting retreat your home today! Pets okay.$10,500

$10,500
4 Beds
3 Baths
Sotheby's International Realty

Santa Barbara 1012 Alameda Padre Serra

FURNISHED RENTAL: Perched high above the glistening ocean and the brilliant city lights of Santa Barbara, City & Sea whispers tranquility with designer appeal, and stunning panoramic views from nearly every room. This 2 bedroom home with a separate office, is perfect to enjoy the views of the city and ocean with being located only a few minutes from downtown.$9,500

$9,500
2 Beds
2 Baths
1,933 SqFt
Keller Williams Realty Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara 401 Loma Media Road

Sit above the clouds in Santa Barbara's prestigious Riviera Canyon. This spacious furnished hillside home is relaxing and comfortable with a traditional Great Room featuring a cozy fireplace and sleeper sofa for added convenience. Dining Room blends with a separate sitting area towards the Kitchen. Sliding door leads to an enclosed patio w/bistro table and barbecue. Three Bedrooms provide luxurious accommodations with two of the rooms including sliding doors to the large wrapped deck. Spacious outdoor dining table and couches provide the perfect place to enjoy warm sunshine all day long, and the best views of sunrises and sunsets. Step down to a lower area with chaise lounges for relaxing views of the canyon below. Monthly Rate $10,000 plus cleaning fee and additional fees may apply.$7,750

$7,750
3 Beds
2 Baths
Paradise Retreats

Santa Barbara 000 Via Granada

Via Granada is a 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath multilevel condominium, located in the private enclave of Casa Riviera. This gorgeous property offers the joys of life on the Riviera with the convenience of association living. Experience breathtaking ocean, island, and city views from nearly every room in this spacious Riviera home. The open living room features cathedral ceilings, a fireplace, panoramic views, and an adjacent balcony. An updated kitchen is sleek and spacious, offering striking views through the adjacent dining area. All stainless steel appliances have been recently replaced, and expansive cabinets provide plenty of storage. This air conditioned home features beautiful tiger birch flooring, upgraded lighting and windows, and new paint throughout. Stunning views continue on the lower level, which features the primary bedroom, with ensuite bathroom. This primary suite boasts a large cedar lined walk in closet. The 2nd downstairs bedroom has striking views, and extensive closet space. An additional full bathroom is also on the lower level just outside this 2nd bedroom. A third bedroom on the entry level features vaulted ceilings and an en suite bath. This is the only carpeted room in the house would also make a great office or den! A (half) bathroom is also located on the main entry level. Laundry is provided in-unit, convieniently located between both downstairs bedrooms, and an attached two-car garage provides ample space for vehicles and storage. Full access to community pool.$6,750

$6,750
3 Beds
3 Baths
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