Master builder’s custom dream home on approximately 5 acres in the heart of Montecito, just a few blocks from the Upper Village shops and restaurants. Santa Barbara Beautiful award-winning gated entry with long driveway leading past the full second residential unit and garages to the main residence. The front door opens to an entryway highlighted by Italian glass chandeliers, limestone flooring and entertaining spaces in all directions. The spacious, light-filled master suite is on the main level, surrounded by the sounds of the running water features and koi ponds, Seura television, clerestory windows and Santa Barbara glass doors. The beautifully landscaped grounds, including a highly productive fruit orchard and vegetable/berry gardens are all fed by the 3 private, fully functioning wells situated on the property. A Montecito water meter serves all of the interiors. Additional features include indoor and outdoor theaters, pool, spa, pool cabana (currently used as a guest suite), and a fully equipped outdoor kitchen.
The second floor of the main house, accessed by either of 2 stairways or the paneled elevator, features 2 exceptional guest suites as well as an atrium, and a separate apartment comprised of bedroom, walk-in closet, full bath, living room or gym, kitchen and private access to its own garage and entry.
A second residential unit has its own private driveway leading to the 2-car garage, laundry hookups, full kitchen, 1.5 bathrooms, bedroom, and living room focused around a 4-sided glass fireplace. Sliding pocket doors and pocket screen doors lead to the wide balcony with stunning views of the oaks, sycamores, and Montecito mountains in the distance.
In its entirety, this property offers a very private, self-contained oasis with a multitude of options for use of the various buildings and spaces. The highlight of every aspect of this special offering is the quality of finishes throughout the interiors and exteriors. From the hand-molded and poured hardware, state-of-the-art systems, custom mosaic tiled bathrooms, in-plaster heat and air registers and every detail addressed with an eye to style and integrity.
MLS ID: 15-1141