Tag Archives | Montecito estates

Santa Barbara Oceanfront Homes Update

Santa Barbara is world renowned for its gorgeous coastline and stunning beaches as well as its luxury real estate. Santa Barbara has an extremely limited number of homes directly on the beach or on the bluff top thus making those lucky enough to own them part of a truly exclusive group. There are just 28 […]

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Santa Barbara Luxury Home Market is Active

Santa Barbara luxury home market sees major spring activity. Increased sales activity spring 2010 compared with 2009 bodes well for Montecito estate buyers as well as oceanfront buyers for Santa Barbara properties. Fantastic opportunities to purchase Montecito luxury homes at deep discounts.

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Newly offered Montecito Luxury Home

Rare opportunity to live in an exquisitely appointed Montecito luxury home  in a most desirable Montecito location. A stunning and very spacious 3 BR 3 bath restored French Country estate home in a prime location near Coast Village and all it’s wonderful shops and minutes to Downtown Santa Barbara, State Street, Stearn’s Wharf, and the beach. […]

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Santa Barbara Luxury Real Estate Market is Rebounding

The Wall Street Journal has stated that Greenwich, Connecticut had a phenomenal end to 2009 with huge increases in sales volume in the luxury real estate market.  The west coast has also seen some large sales with a recent  Beverly Hills property selling to the tune of $35,000,000.  More specifically, in the Santa Barbara luxury real […]

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Santa Barbara Real Estate – Its not Complicated!

I recently saw the movie “Its Complicated” , a romantic comedy set in Santa Barbara, directed by Nancy Meyers and starring a Santa Barbara resident, Steve Martin and a Classic Santa Barbara estate. In an interview in Santa Barbara Magazine, Nancy Meyers says she chose a Santa Barbara property for the locale in the movie […]

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Montecito Real Estate Sales Up

According to recent MLS data, Montecito had a 33% increase in number of homes sold in the 3rd quarter as compared to the 2nd quarter.  There were some major Montecito Estates that closed escrow during this period. A fantastic, brand new Montecito ocean view estate sold for $18,500,000. This 12,000 s.f. estate had been on […]

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Montecito Ocean View Estates

Viewed several spectacular ocean view properties in Montecito this week! The first is an estate which boasts a prime location – with Oprah as a neighbor. Buy this home and perhaps one day you will be invited to attend one of Oprah’s exclusive events! Of course another reason to buy the property is to own […]

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Santa Barbara Oceanfront Property for Sale

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 […]

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Estate in Hope Ranch

Santa Barbara, Montecito, and Hope Ranch have some of the finest examples of George Washington Smith architecture as he spent many years living in the Montecito area. Born Feb 22, 1876  George Washington Smith was raised in Philadelphia & studied painting at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts.  Later Smith attended Harvard University to study architecture. […]

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Montecito Ocean Front

In yet another testament to the strength of the Montecito Real Estate Market, two properties across from Butterfly Beach have just entered escrow. One is a gorgeous Montecito Estate on Hill Road with 4 bedrooms, 6 baths and ocean, mountain and harbor views. The asking price was $18,800,000. Also in escrow are the adjacent 2 […]

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