Ocean View Estate in Montecito Perfect for the Car Collector
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|SOLD on JAN. 15, 2016 for $5,139,200
Nestled among mature pines, this beautiful estate on over 3 acres has panoramic vistas of the Pacific Ocean, the Channel Islands and the coastal mountains.
Showcasing detail and craftsmanship at every turn, this warm and comfortable home has custom designed hand forged wrought iron chandeliers and handrails, solid teak doors, solid black walnut flooring and hand painted decorative tiles.
The spectacular, contemporary Mediterranean Estate features beautiful native sandstone walls and exterior stairs, a gated entry with cobblestone driveway & motorcourt, an outdoor entertainment area with pool & spa, a four bedroom, three and one half bath main residence and a two bedroom, two bath guest house.
On the main level, this carefully crafted home has a cozy vaulted ceiling Living Room with a large fireplace and ocean views. The Formal Dining Room has double french doors that open onto the outdoor view terrace with its own fireplace and casual outside dining areas.
The spacious Family Room, with a high efficiency fireplace, has french doors opening to the rear wrought iron enclosed and gated patio. Through the Turreted Foyer is the arched entry to the Office/Library and bedroom wing.
The well appointed Kitchen features Viking stainless steel appliances, Saltillo tile floors, green granite counter tops and solid alder cabinets. The large central kitchen island has its own stainless prep sink and counter seating. A custom built Wet Bar is convenient to the Kitchen, family dining area and Family Room.
The circular Grand Foyer has a powder room and a stairway with hand painted tiles and a wrought iron handrail leading to the large Master Suite. The ocean view Master Suite has vaulted beam ceilings, fireplace, large walk-in closet, large Master Bath and its own Study/Work-out room and view terrace.
The bedroom wing features three gracious bedroom suites, with two full baths and an Office/Library, all with french doors opening to well kept gardens and patios.
The ocean and mountain view pool and spa, with an automatic retractable pool cover, are framed by large sculpted pines and have natural flagstone paving, multi-level raised gardens and seating areas with plantings of specimen succulents and native shrubs.
Meandering pathways weave through the gardens, which include an avocado grove, lemon, orange, tangerine, peach, apple, plum, lime, fig, pear and apricot trees.
The main house is fully air conditioned and has an oversized three car garage with great storage potential. A well designed wine cellar with storage for over 900 bottles is also on the garage level.
Large photovoltaic solar systems have been installed for the main house plus a large capacity, natural gas powered generator for automatic use in the event of a power outage.
|Tomi Spaw (click here to see full profile)
|Garage Spaces (put 0 if this does not apply)
|SOLD on JAN. 15, 2016 for $5,139,200
|Parking Spaces Outside
|The fully finished oversized 3 car garage at the main house and the oversized 3 car garage at the separate 1200 sq. ft. guest house are perfect for the vintage car collector. Santa Barbara's dry Mediterranean climate limits damaging moisture, and the average daytime temperature of 74 and average nightime temp of 58 will help maintain your car collection's condition.
|Garage Sq. Ft.
|Both Attached and Detached
|Iron Gate, Remote Control, Electric Gate, Yes
|Garage Door Height
|Garage Door Width
|Taller than Average Garage Doors, High Ceilings, Long Driveway, Separate Storage Areas, Electric Door Openers, Extended Length Garage, Tandem Garage
...and then there is the House
|House Sq. Ft.
|5100 sq. ft.
|Jacuzzi Hot Tub
|Urban / Metropolitan Neighborhood, Buildings and Land, Acreage
For Sale at Auction
Unique Sale Issues
|Type of Sale
|Real Estate Agency Sale
|2796 Bella Vista Road