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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