Distinctive Santa Barbara Properties

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Great New Price! Provence In Montecito Now Offered at $1,395,000



Great New Price! Newly offered at $1,395,000

634 Orchard Ave | Montecito


This charming French country-style cottage is set on an approx. 6,970 sq. ft. gated lot complete with whimsical hedge-lined front gardens, relaxing seating areas with mountain views, 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 square feet that include an enchanting 1-bed, 1-bath main residence, and a private gated garden offering a guest apartment with a kitchen and full bath, and also an art studio, perfect for guests or potential income opportunities. This is a peaceful cottage retreat in a wonderfully secluded setting.
Co-Listed with Ron Brand, Compass

For more information or to set up a showing, please call Suzanne Perkins at 805-895-2138 or Ron Brand at 805-455-5045.


Just Sold! A Montecito Ranch-Style Sold for $6,700,000

950 Brooktree Rd-Montecito-Buyers-SOLD


950 Brooktree Road, Montecito
Just Sold at $6,700,000

Montecito, CA – September 30, 2019 — Congratulations to our Buyers and the Sellers of this newly built ranch-style home located in Montecito’s Golden Quadrangle. The spacious and ultra-chic single-level 4 bedroom home offers stunning indoor and outdoor features with expansive rooms opening to a large covered veranda maximizing the ocean views.

Please contact Suzanne Perkins at 805-895-2138 or email suzanne.perkins@compass.com if you’d like to list your property or search for your new dream home.


JUST SOLD! A Montecito Artful Contemporary Sold at $3,995,000



JUST SOLD! Congratulations to our wonderful Sellers and the new Buyers of this beautiful contemporary in Montecito!


This eclectic Montecito contemporary is an artful canvas where large-scale art can take center stage. The home offers approximately 5,881 sq. ft. with 4-bedrooms, 4-½ baths, a living room, formal dining room, gourmet kitchen, a central office, and an approx. 800 sq. ft. art studio, and a saltwater lap pool and hot tub courtyard. The property is located on approx. 1.3-acres with stunning mountain views and some ocean views from the roof-top terrace.


The Magical El Mirador Estate Has A $1.6 Million Price Reduction



Newly Offered at $10,900,000

Montecito, CA — Set on approx. 13.75-acres, this is the last remaining parcel of a magical garden oasis that has been in the same family since 1916. It was originally part of the beloved 70-acre Lolita Armour estate known as El Mirador. Today, you can cultivate your own piece of Montecito history with this exceptional jewel now available for the first time in over a century. The original two-story Mediterranean-style gatehouse was built in 1918 and offers 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, and approx. 1,904 sq. ft. of living space. There’s an approx. 3-acre building site suited for a grand custom-designed estate with abundant private water, and stunning garden and Santa Ynez Mountain views. Known as one of Montecito’s most legendary estate gardens, this peaceful paradise with verdant Japanese gardens and tranquil lagoons is a one-of-a-kind property provides the perfect opportunity to build a dream home.

Call Suzanne Perkins for more information or to schedule a showing at 805.895.2138.

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El Mirador’s dramatic entrance gate.

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El Mirador Estate’s original 1918 two-story gatehouse.


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The palm-lined driveway with towering 50-foot palms that were moved from the former Potter Hotel on West Beach after it was destroyed by fire in 1921.

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The expansive Japanese gardens are part of the vast legendary gardens that were originally designed by Elmer Awl over a 27-year time period beginning in the early 1920s.

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One of two potential building sites on El Mirador Estate.



JUST SOLD! Remodeled Contemporary in Montecito Offered at $4,995,000




Congratulations to our Sellers and the Buyers of 1158 Dulzura Drive in Montecito! A 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.

Co-Listed with Ron Brand of Compass.