There are currently 19 oceanfront properties for sale in Santa Barbara in the area from Goleta to Carpinteria. The prices range from $1,399,900 for a 2 bedroom, 2 bath second floor condominium in Carpinteria to $29,950,000. There are 2 oceanfront estates for sale at $29,950,000. The first is an estate on Padaro Lane. This estate features 1.7 acres with sprawling lawns extending to the sandy beach, a beautiful 4 bedroom contemporary home with a separate 2 bedroom guest house, and a pool for when one tires of swimming in the ocean. The other is also a beachfront contemporary.
It is on Fernald Point in Montecito. It features a stunning 5 bdrm house with an oceanfront pool, decks, and lawn on just over 1/2 acre. There are 7 properties for sale priced above $20,000,000, 1 in Hope Ranch priced at $19,500,000 – this is an incredible 13,500 s.f. Italian Villa set on a bluff top overlooking the ocean & islands with a pool & horse facilities, 1 at $11,900,000 (a fantastic new home reminiscent of old Cape Cod which could be purchased fully furnished), 1 at $8,900,000, 5 oceanfront homes in the $5,000,000 to $8,500,000 price range and 2 exquisite condominiums in a gated Montecito Oceanfront complex. Santa Barbara’s oceanfront real estate market remains extremely limited in its number of available properties for sale and highly sought after. It continues to be a rare and desirable investment.Santa Barbara’s main waterfront is a long stretch of coastline that is mostly commercial including Leadbetter Beach adjacent to the marina, West Beach to Stearns Wharf with its dolphin fountain sculptured by local artist Bud Bottoms, onto Chase Palm Park with its charming carousel, and to East Beach known for its volley ball courts & tournaments. Extending further into Santa Barbara is Shoreline Park with fantastic views of the city, harbor, ocean, islands & mountains and into Montecito is Butterfly Beach across from the world renown Biltmore Hotel – a perfect place to enjoy the sunset. There are restaurants, shops, a path for biking, rollerblading, jogging, or enjoying a leisurely stroll, a Sunday art show, museums, and of course the ocean with all its fun activities! Santa Barbara’s waterfront is bordered by palm trees with the sparkling blue Pacific in one direction and the glorious mountains in the other. It is one of the most beautiful coastlines to be found! Santa Barbara’s Oceanfront remains a favored destination for people worldwide!