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 1300 Dover Hill Rd

Located at the end of one of the most coveted roads on the Upper Riviera of Santa Barbara, sits a magnificent Mediterranean masterpiece with arguably the best views in all of Santa Barbara. When pulling into 1300 Dover Hill Road, you will be enchanted by the vistas, from sunrise to sunset and beyond. The 180-degree views include the majestic twinkle of city lights as well as the stunning coastline to the Channel Islands. This impeccable 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath home (approx. 4500 sq ft) has grace and volume, creating an atmosphere of comfort coupled with grand spaces to entertain and enjoy the expansive views. After entering the front door, you are greeted with an open living concept which houses a considerable living room with wood-beamed, vaulted ceilings, wood floors and clean lines tofocus on the beauty of red-tiled rooftops and the glistening ocean. Adjacent is a southeast-facing sitting nook perfect for an art collection or grand piano with unobstructed views, and past the living room is a dramatic two-story iridescent-tiled fireplace that sets the stage for the spacious dining room, generous enough to accommodate large groups for fun holiday celebrations and gatherings. Perfectly built to take advantage of our Southern light, this lovely home enjoys incredible natural light but was also thoughtfully designed to take advantage of spaces to enjoy a movie or evening cocktails on the northside. The spacious media room includes a bar and boasts more views. The chef's kitchen with custom Poggenpohl cabinets, large pantry and high-end appliances is ideal for large parties or intimate gatherings. The main level has a wonderful bedroom suite that could lend itself to a master bedroom with a perfect office or den to service that room. Both rooms open up to a private patio and pergola to take in the ocean breezes and views while enjoying your morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening. As you arrive upstairs you are again captivated by the views at the comfortable landing area. On the west wing you enter a gracious master suite with a fireplace, private ocean-, city- and island-view deck, a large walk-in closet, and a gracious bathroom with jet tub, steam shower, private toilet closet, and plenty of space for all your bathroom products. Down the hall are two ample bedrooms that share a bath to complete the second level. Above the detached two-car garage is another 500 square feet with endless possibilities. The warm and generous room includes vaulted ceilings, the same stunning views, another fireplace and a half bath. This could be an in-law unit, an ADU, a home office, an art or exercise studio, or whatever else you dream up. The turf covered dog run area is great for your furry friends and terraced gardens below are graced with flowers and citrus trees. Not only do you get the best views in town, you also get unrivaled privacy at 1300 Dover Hill Road. Enjoy morning coffee and the sunrise on the east patio or sunsets and drinks looking out to the west on the pergola. Offered for the first time in over 30 years, this special property is ready for its next owner. $4,500,000

4 Beds
5 Baths
5,000 SqFt
Village Properties

Santa Barbara 1713 Lasuen Rd

1921 home sits on one of the best streets in Santa Barbara. Tucked away into the coveted Rivera hillside, this property has some of the best unobstructed views of the city, ocean, and Channel Islands. The property is full of opportunities to create your Santa Barbara dream home.As you enter the home, you will immediately be drawn to one of the two working fireplaces. With two large bedrooms that include outstanding views, this house has great character and can easily become one of the jewels of the Rivera, A private terraced garden with multiple opportunities awaits the landscaping enthusiast. In addition to the garden is an in-law/guest quarters studio with a separate entrance. This century old property needs a buyer who will bring it back to its full potential.$3,500,000

3 Beds
4 Baths
South Coast Realty

Santa Barbara 1720 Lasuen Rd

Enjoy panoramic ocean & island views from this elegant home on the Santa Barbara Riviera. One of the first homes built in the area, this beautiful Craftsman is loaded with features that make this stately home special: Large enclosed sunroom (approx 24x14), beautiful door frames, glass doorknobs, crown molding, and large windows with detailed trims to revel in the expansive views. Enjoy a feeling of privacy in your landscaped yard as you lounge in numerous sitting areas or inside the ornate gazebo surrounded by tall hedges, lush vegetation, and the hand-built stone walls that this Santa Barbara area is known for. This iconic Riviera location is set conveniently near the El Encanto Hotel and Restaurant, Riviera Theater, Santa Barbara Mission District, and more.$3,199,000

4 Beds
2 Baths
2,361 SqFt
Keller Williams Realty Montecito

Santa Barbara 1110 Alameda Padre Serra

Iconic mid-century modern with sweeping ocean and city views! This beautiful and dramatic mid-century modern home was designed in 1962 specifically to showcase the Santa Barbara coastline. The living area, kitchen, dining room, primary bedroom suite, and home office each showcase a different view, creating a dynamic display of city lights and glistening shoreline. The main living and entertaining area has impressive floor-to-ceiling windows to capture these breathtaking views. The home flows gracefully from living to dining to kitchen with plenty of natural light and provides single level living on the main floor. A spacious executive office adjacent to the living area also has sweeping views and has access to two separate patios.One patio leads out front to a lovely entertaining or open-air meeting area (and includes a hot tub cleverly designed to provide privacy). This home office could also be used as a family room, study, or transformed into a third bedroom by adding doors. A roomy kitchen showcases clean lines, tile floors, granite counter tops, and both cityscape and ocean views. It is designed to capture plenty of storage and includes room for a breakfast table, plus there's room to add a prep sink or wet bar. Watch the sunrise from the primary bedroom, or close the motorized shade for complete privacy. The ensuite bath has a curbless shower and travertine tile floors. A second bedroom has a French door to the backyard, and there's a full-size guest bath off the hall. Laundry is conveniently located in the hall near the bedrooms. The backyard features a custom gazebo for gathering or lounging and a lawn area roomy enough for outdoor games. The terraced hillside has plenty of sun to create a veggie garden. There's also a 110v electric lift in the backyard of this single-level home so that the front entry stairs can be avoided if preferred. Elegant touches abound throughout this thoughtfully-designed property, from the landscaping vignettes, to the artful glass tile at the entry, the custom stonework in the garage, modern railings and fences, and even the concrete work with classic mid-century style. The dought-tolerant landscaping complements the mid-century architecture perfectly. Recent upgrades include the engineered retaining walls, new 200 amp electrical panel with auxiliary conduit, wifi-controlled thermostat and exterior LED lighting, new sewer, and new gas and water lines to the house. There's also a pull-through driveway with motorized gate and a city-approved extra parking place that add value and convenience. This prized location on Santa Barbara's famed Riviera is near the beach, downtown, parks, and shopping. $3,195,000

2 Beds
2 Baths
1,949 SqFt
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties

Santa Barbara 1263 Dover Ln

Ocean views throughout illuminate this stunning Mediterranean open concept home providing a picturesque gathering space. By night, cuddle up to the crisp ocean breeze and twinkling downtown lights off of one of the many balconies perched high above in this quiet Riviera neighborhood. Enter into the main level with a cozy living room, gourmet kitchen, dining room with expansive ocean view, family room flanked with edible gardens through french doors, laundry room, and half bath. Privacy awaits on the lower level with an attached studio with kitchenette, full bath, and sun terrace. The main floor was fully remodeled in 2014, with additional updates throughout the home. Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac, its livability make this home a treasure in the Riviera.Open house 9/26 1-4PM$2,795,000

5 Beds
4½ Baths
3,150 SqFt
Coastal Properties

Santa Barbara 726 Alameda Padre Serra

Ocean, Island, City and Harbor Views! This light and bright upper riviera home has oversized windows & views from almost every room. The large kitchen opens to the dining and living area ''great room'' with a charming fireplace. The glass sliding doors invite you to the front wooden deck - great for entertaining friends! Enjoy the spacious, ground-floor primary bedroom which boasts an en-suite bathroom and ample closets. Stroll upstairs to the cheery bedrooms and enjoy more views. Beaches, parks, restaurants and shopping are only a short distance. Experience the quintessential Santa Barbara ''American Riviera'' lifestyle! This wonderful home is waiting for your personal touch. Come see for yourself and fall in love!$2,195,000

3 Beds
2½ Baths
2,547 SqFt
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties

Santa Barbara 958 Alameda Padre Serra

Offered FURNISHED! Panoramic ocean, island & harbor views highlight this charming 1936 Spanish style home on the Riviera. 4bed/3.5bath approx 2,584 sf home has been beautifully maintained & remodeled to include: sweet living room w/fireplace, hardwood floors, beam ceilings & French doors to a large Saltillo tile view patio, cozy family room w/2nd fireplace & small breakfast room, large private formal dining room, tile kitchen w/custom cabinetry & Thermador Range. Downstairs are 2 large bedrooms including the original primary w/cathedral ceilings an office(5th bed), & 2 baths. The master bedroom suite & a 2nd bedroom were added upstairs in 05' Master enjoys a fireplace & walk out balcony w/spectacular views. A convenient & private part of APS. Dramatic architecture w/views to match.$11,500

4 Beds
3½ Baths
2,584 SqFt
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties

Santa Barbara 1029 Arbolado Rd

Beautiful furnished Riviera property perfectly positioned to enjoy ocean, island and city views from nearly every room. The home boasts 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths with primary bedroom suite located on the main entry level. Large glass doors in most every room opening to two large decks with hot tub and backyard. Open concept living, gourmet kitchen and air conditioning located in the Rosevelt School District. See private remarks for more details.$10,500

3 Beds
3½ Baths
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties

Santa Barbara 2040 Alameda Padre Serra 104

Small, turnkey office suites available at the Riviera Business Park. Enjoythe serene, park-like setting of this prized Santa Barbara gem that boastsexpansive city views, excellent on-site parking, an on-site gym, lushlandscaping and multiple outdoor seating and gathering areas. Calllisting agents to show.$1,100

297 SqFt
Hayes Commercial Group

Santa Barbara 2020 Alameda Padre Serra 220

Multiple turnkey office suites available at the iconic Riviera Business Parkranging in size from 1,811 to 11,086 SF. Enjoy the serene, park-like settingof this prized Santa Barbara gem that boasts expansive city views,excellent on-site parking, an on-site gym, lush landscaping and multipleoutdoor seating and gathering areas. Call listing agents to show.$3

3,610 SqFt
Hayes Commercial Group

Santa Barbara 2060 Alameda Padre Serra 110

Multiple turnkey office suites available at the iconic Riviera Business Parkranging in size from 1,811 to 11,086 SF. Enjoy the serene, park-like settingof this prized Santa Barbara gem that boasts expansive city views,excellent on-site parking, an on-site gym, lush landscaping and multipleoutdoor seating and gathering areas. Call listing agents to show.$1

1,811 SqFt
Hayes Commercial Group

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