Distinctive Santa Barbara Properties

Brought to you by Suzanne Perkins

NEW LISTING! An Elegant Montecito Hideaway Offered at $5,995,000




Through private iron gates, this elegant hideaway is conveniently located in the exclusive neighborhood of Montecito’s celebrated Upper Village within close proximity to Birnam Wood Golf Club, and near the world-famous San Ysidro Ranch. A meticulous renovation designed by Architect Marc Appleton was recently completed in 2019 that incorporates stunning architectural elements and embodies luxury and sophistication throughout the home’s approx. 3,398 sq. ft, 3-bedrooms and 3 ½-baths. The enhanced home features a living room thoughtfully reimagined with a voluminous 11 ft. ceiling, an open concept gourmet kitchen and family room, a formal dining room, a large master suite with a sitting room, two en-suite guest bedrooms, an office, a playroom, and a new powder room.

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Delight in the unique setting on approx. 1.3 beautifully terraced and landscaped grounds that allow for wonderful entertainment options including a covered lanai, a stone terrace courtyard, built-in barbeque, fire pit, Bocce court, lush landscaping and serene mountain views. There’s conceptual approval on plans designed by Marc Appleton for a pool, pool cabana, art studio/ADU, a guest/staff apartment above the 2-car garage, and an additional pergola. Discover this secluded Montecito treasure that defines romantic architecture and the relaxed Montecito lifestyle.

NOTE: The extensive renovation designed by Architect Marc Appleton involved raising the living room ceiling to 11 ft., adding a new master closet, guest suite custom closets, motorized shades in all the bedroom suites, new vanities in all baths, a new bathtub in guest bath #2, adding an additional powder room with a custom stone floating sink, new plumbing, new faucets, retouching of all beams, and all of the interior and exterior of the house have been newly painted. Also added throughout the home were all new cabinets, fixtures, hardware, lighting, electrical, a Lutron Home Automation system, an AV sound system, speakers, an alarm system, and a phone system. The garage was converted into a playroom, but it can be converted back to a garage if needed.

For more information, please call Suzanne Perkins at 805-895-2138.


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NEW GREAT PRICE! Provence in Montecito



NEW PRICE REDUCTION! 634 Orchard Avenue in Montecito is newly offered at $1,425,000.


Provence in Montecito – This charming French country-style cottage is located down a quiet Montecito lane and sits on an approx. 6,970 sq. ft. gated lot complete with whimsical hedge-lined front gardens, relaxing seating areas, and an inviting front door portico with climbing bougainvillea vines and bright foliage to complement its storybook appearance.

The property offers excellent potential for expansion to the adjacent guest apartment allowing for additional bedrooms or living space. There’s approx. 1,000± livable sq. ft. that includes an enchanting 1-bedroom, 1-bath main residence, with a raised hearth stone fireplace in the living room, built-ins and hardwood floors throughout, a butler’s pantry, galley kitchen, and formal dining room. Flagstone steps lead from the dining room to private gated gardens with a guest apartment and an art studio perfect for guests or potential income opportunities. The cozy guest apartment with a kitchen and full bath, and the detached guest suite or art studio are complete with inspiring private gardens.

For more information, please call Suzanne Perkins at 805-895-2138 or co-listing agent, Ron Brand, at 805-455-5045.



JUST SOLD! Toro Canyon Road Farmhouse Offered at $7,950,000



JUST SOLD! Offered at $7,950,000


Congratulations to my seller and the buyers of this pastoral equestrian property that consists of two parcels totaling 10.06± acres with stunning mountain views and ocean vistas. This hip Santa Barbara hideaway set among lush gardens and ancient specimen trees offers a beautifully renovated farmhouse and a 100-year-old two-story barn. The stunning grounds include an oversized pool and waterfall spa surrounded by landscaped gardens, and a fenced pasture with dramatic ocean views.




HUGE $700,000 PRICE REDUCTION to $4,995,000! 1158 Dulzura Drive is Priced to Sell



Open House Sunday, August 18th, from 1-4 pm

HUGE $700,000 PRICE REDUCTION! Live a peaceful, totally functional modern lifestyle in this stunning contemporary ranch-style home that has undergone a complete, 360º renovation by the renowned custom home builder to the stars, Lance D. Lentz, of LDL General Contractors and Pacific View Developers, Inc. This distinctive dream home offers luxurious destinations and amenities in its approximate 4,000 sq. ft, including a 3-car cabinet-enriched garage, (4) sizable bedrooms (3 ½) 21st-century baths, gourmet kitchen, family room with a hide-a-bar console, expansive living room, luxurious master suite with spa-like master bath. Dramatic outdoor living spaces are adorned by the majestic mountains, gardens, ocean view terrace, and include an outdoor kitchen, pool, Bocce ball court, and fire pit area.

For more information or showings, please contact Suzanne Perkins 805-895-2138 or Ron Brand 8085-455-5045.

Co-Listed with Ron Brand of Compass.


COMING SOON! A Montecito Jewel Offered at $2,500,000 Won’t Last Long


240 Oak Road | Montecito, CA 93108

COMING SOON! Set among the mature oaks and located near Coast Village Road in Montecito, this two-story Mediterranean-style home built in the 1930s offers a perfect opportunity for a new owner to renovate their dream home. The home is set on 0.86± flat acres and offers approx. 2,608 sq. ft., 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths along with lovely outdoor living spaces and gardens. There’s also a 2-car garage and separate 2-car carport.


This property will go live on the MLS on Monday, August 19th, and all offers will be reviewed on Thursday, August 22nd.

Offered at $2,500,000.

Call Suzanne Perkins at 805-895-2138 for more details or to schedule a showing.

240 Oak Road, Montecito, CA 93108

240 Oak Road, Montecito, CA 93108

240 Oak Road, Montecito, CA 93108