495 Toro Canyon Road in Montecito, California

Open House Sunday July 9, 2017 from 1-4 pm

This enchanting gated estate, on 2+/- acres in magical Toro Canyon, is where chic luxury meets coastal casual. Its main residence is a refined yet uber-comfortable (nearly 4,000 sq. ft.) California farmhouse. This amazing property shares the grounds with a pair of guest cottages that are all set amidst native and tastefully introduced landscaping. Sandstone paths meander through luxuriant foliage, with a canopy of palm, oak and eucalyptus trees beside a seasonal creek, opening here and there to delightful ocean and island vistas. This showcase home is equally suited to enjoying family, and entertaining guests.  Captured here is the essence of California coastal living.

Offered for: $4,395,000 • 4 Bedrooms  4 Full Baths • Built in 2012 • 2 +/- acres (approx.) • 3,836 sq’ (approx.) * For Private Tour contact us at 805.845.2888

Jeff Bridges Reduces Asking Price of Montecito Home

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Oscar winner Jeff Bridges recently cut $5 million more off the asking price of his estate in Montecito. It’s now available for $18.5 million. It was originally listed for $29.5 million.

The Tuscan-style property is drop-dead gorgeous with mountain and ocean views. The main house is 9,500 square feet with lavish hallways, soaring and exposed wood-beam ceilings, and a private tower/study that opens to a rooftop terrace. There’s a master suite, three en suite bedrooms, an eat-in kitchen, and a four-car garage.

The estate also includes a one-bedroom guest cottage, a two-bedroom caretaker’s cottage, and a swimming pool. The19.5-acre property also boasts a sculpted fountain, walking path, fruit orchard, and Italian cypress trees. A stately, iron gate rests between two pillars at the property’s entrance. (Image from Realtor.com)

Oprah Winfrey purchases Seamair Farm in Montecito

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Oprah Winfrey purchased the Seamair Farm at 380 Santa Rosa Lane in Montecitio on February 5, 2016 reported the Santa Barbara News Press on February 14, 2016. The Spencer T. Olin Trust conducted an Auction of the 23 acre farm on November 18, 2015. The trust conducted an Auction because they believed, “the property was very hard to value due to its size and location within Santa Barbara County.” This property that included 260 Santa Rosa Lane sold for $28,850,000.

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“As one of the potential buyers, Oprah carefully researched the positioning of the Seamair Farm and paid several personal visits to make sure it would meet the promises the positioning highlighted. She had a number of experts inspect different aspects of the property and paid extensive due diligence to the Property Package provided by listing agent Dan Encell and auctioneer Marty Rogers for the Spencer T. Olin Trust.” Images here taken from the Property Package

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1709 Overlook Lane in Santa Barbara

Sotheby’s International Realty presents a George Washington Smith estate that offers incredible ocean and island views. For more information about this incredible property contact us today!

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