This home has what everyone wants… country living with semi-urban amenities. When you arrive at this property you are immediately transported into the mountains and have the ultimate privacy. The views are spectacular and even though you are in the mountains, getting around town is quite easy. Want to get tho the Upper Village or Coast VIllage Road? Both are just a 7-minute drive away. It is 6 minutes to get to downtown Santa Barbara, the famed Funk Zone or the award-winning Moxi Museum.The historic Santa Barbara Bowl is just 5 minutes away and getting to the Montecito Country Club is just a short 3.5-mile drive. The Biltmore and the Coral Casino are just a couple quick miles past the country club and walks on butterfly beach at sunset are within your grasp.If you are a cyclist, this property is proximate to miles of challenging loops in around the foothills of Santa Barbara & Montecito.
The property has been masterfully remodelled inside and out. There are two structures on the site: a Main Residence and an Accessory Unit. With expansive views of the Mountains to the North-west and the Channel Islands to the South West.This hillside property has been carefully landscaped to provide a wonderful play yard in the front of the home. A paver pathway leads you to the entry deck and front door. The wrap around elevated deck ends with a small seating and fire pit area.The rest of the property has been carefully landscaped for fire safety and defensible space.within the Cold Spring Elementary School District. Cold Spring is a K-6 public school that serves approximately 175 students in a small class. Designated as a California Distinguished School in 1986, Cold Spring was recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 1992 receiving the Gold Ribbon status in 2016. Students at Cold Spring have consistently performed in the top of all California elementary schools and Cold Spring is one of the sought after schools in the area due to its small size, small classrooms and a strong community feel. Parents report a high level of connection to each other and kids practice social responsibility and being kind on a daily basis.
The lower level of includes a ground-foor master bedroom suite for single foor living should the need arise. The master suite has views and boasts a large walk-in closet with custom built storage for your every need. The master bathroom has a private water closet and walk-in shower with ample storage.The brand new kitchen has been masterfully designed and crafted for the aspiring chef with open views to the mountains. The kitchen comes with new appliances including full-size Refrigerator and full-size Freezer, a wine fridge, built in microwave and a professional range/oven. The custom cabinets and stone countertops are complemented by a custom designed pantry to house appliances and plenty of storage.Just off of the Kitchen is the brand new laundry room which has a broom closet, expansive counters and plenty of storage above the front loading washer and dryer. The living room has been carefully designed to provide expansive views of the Channel and the mountains and opens out onto a new deck. The living room has vaulted ceilings and a custom designed fireplace and media center.
The upper level of the home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. One of the bedrooms is equipped with an en-suite bathroom and a balcony with breathtaking views of the Channel Island to the South and Cathedral Peak to the North. Two other bedrooms are perfect for kids bedrooms or potential use as a home office. Both bathrooms are well-appointed with furniture type cabinets and marble countertops. Every space opens up to the natural hillside and mountain views connecting you with the exterior and the scenery beyond.ACCESSORY UNITThe upper level of the accessory unit is a Multi-Purpose space. Originally permitted as a “Family Room” this space has a multitude of scenarios. For example, space might be a living area, game room, fitness studio, art studio, home office or even a guest house…or potentially a place for your teenager and friends to hang out. It’s complete with a 3/4 bathroom and has room for a potential kitchenette with the potential for a separate rental unit. The two sliding glass doors open up to a balcony majestic views of the Channel Island and the Los Padres Mountains.
his 1-acre property is nestled into the hillside with ample area between the buildings and in front of the structure. New dual-paned windows have been installed throughout and new siding on the exterior has been refinished.