Just 90 miles north of Los Angeles, the storied city of Santa Barbara offers a small-town feel with big-time charm. Within the city, the tony enclave of Montecito has long been attracting Angelenos, and most recently, members of the British royal family, who have decided to make the region their new home.
This 2.5-acre property offers stunning ocean views and Mediterranean architecture.
Location Montecito, Calif.
Scope 7,491 square feet, plus a 1,225-square-foot guest house, on 2.5 acres.
Design Don Nulty and Christina Rottman.
Inquiries 956 Mariposa Lane, offered at $9.95M. Riskin Partners, Village Properties.
- Built in 2002 with an extensive remodel in 2012, the property combines authentic Spanish-style architecture with modern amenities.
- Native oaks, olive trees, and a waterfall greet visitors at the entrance, while the rest of the property is landscaped with swaths of greenery, manicured lawns, and palm trees, as well as a tennis court and swimming pool.
- Ample terraces, balconies, and outfitted outdoor spaces are ideal for social-distanced entertaining.