1427 Tunnel Rd

    Santa Barbara, CA 93105
    • $1,425,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 105 days
    • MLS #: 18-2069
    UPDATED: 11 min ago
    $1,425,000
    • 3
      BEDS
    • 0.44
      ACRES
    • 2
      BATHS
    • 1
      1/2 BATHS
    • 2,117
      SQFT
    • $673
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1983
    County:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:
    Listing provided courtesy of Village Properties - 1.

    Description

    Imagine living in a home that is filled with natural light, surrounded by mature oak trees, moments away from some of Santa Barbara's most incredible trails and offered for sale for the first time since it was built. This is a location that was carefully chosen by the eco-conscious owners and nestled at the foot of the Santa Barbara mountains on approximately .44 of an acre. The home was designed and built by the preeminent green builder in our community; Dennis Allen founder of Allen Construction.Take a moment to admire and take in the thoughtful processes that Dennis and his wife Jenny considered when creating the home they lived in for 30 years. This location was the "birthplace" of their business; Allen Construction which continues to be one of the most prominent and well respected construction companies in our community and at the forefront of building sustainably. In fact, the only reason that Dennis and Jenny moved "down the mountain" almost 10 years ago was so that they could continue on their eco-voyage and become almost completely car-free with Dennis giving up his car completely! The only place they could conceive of going after living in this naturally inspired sanctuary, was to design and build Victoria Mews, featured on architectural tours and that the Santa Barbara Independent has written articles about and called the "Greenest House Ever". From this elevation in Mission Canyon, the views of the Santa Barbara Channel Islands are framed by the mature oak trees situated on the property and the ocean seems almost close enough to touch over the rolling hills that continue down the canyon towards the water. Should you be the type that appreciates a sunrise hike, run or bike ride, your playground is just moments from the front door. Perhaps a sunset walk for a picnic or full moon gathering to take in all that our gorgeous town has to offer from Inspiration Peak is more your style. With Summer already upon us, taking a dip in the 'Seven Falls' trail pools beckons with the weather. All that this house and location represent and is surrounded by is waiting to be explored, appreciated and loved. Built in 1983 and tucked away amongst the trees, the home is approximately 2,117 square feet. Comprised of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, one with a sunken bath-tub plus an additional space below the main residence. The house has a very tranquil and peaceful vibe and many decks off of the two levels connect the space even more to the natural world. The wood floors throughout are a mix of Douglas fir as well as hemlock and every surface has been finished with non-toxic materials. Well thought out airflow options exist throughout the home and radiant heat on demand individually controlled thermostats along with the wood burning stove make the home very cozy. The setting is wooded and there are raised gardens and plenty of fruit trees including guava, persimmon, pomegranate, peach, apricot, nectarine, fig, lemons and the vibrantly blooming jacaranda! This home has never before been offered on the market.

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    © 2018 Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service. All rights reserved. Based on information from the Santa Barbara MLS as of 2018-09-20T06:47:40.257. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. The Broker/Agent providing the information contained herein may or may not have been the Listing and/or Selling Agent. Data last updated 2018-09-20T06:47:40.257.
    www.theziagroup.com/homes/84314432

    1427 Tunnel Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93105

    • Price: $1,425,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 11 min ago
    • MLS #: 18-2069
    3
    Beds
    2
    Baths
    1
    ½ Baths
    0.44
    Acres
    2,117
    SQFT
    $673
    $/SQFT
    1983
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    15 - Mission Canyon
    County:
    Santa Barbara
    Area:
    SB/East of State
    Elementary School:
    Roosevelt
    Middle School:
    S.B. Jr.
    High School:
    S.B. Sr.
    Property Description
    Imagine living in a home that is filled with natural light, surrounded by mature oak trees, moments away from some of Santa Barbara's most incredible trails and offered for sale for the first time since it was built. This is a location that was carefully chosen by the eco-conscious owners and nestled at the foot of the Santa Barbara mountains on approximately .44 of an acre. The home was designed and built by the preeminent green builder in our community; Dennis Allen founder of Allen Construction.Take a moment to admire and take in the thoughtful processes that Dennis and his wife Jenny considered when creating the home they lived in for 30 years. This location was the "birthplace" of their business; Allen Construction which continues to be one of the most prominent and well respected construction companies in our community and at the forefront of building sustainably. In fact, the only reason that Dennis and Jenny moved "down the mountain" almost 10 years ago was so that they could continue on their eco-voyage and become almost completely car-free with Dennis giving up his car completely! The only place they could conceive of going after living in this naturally inspired sanctuary, was to design and build Victoria Mews, featured on architectural tours and that the Santa Barbara Independent has written articles about and called the "Greenest House Ever". From this elevation in Mission Canyon, the views of the Santa Barbara Channel Islands are framed by the mature oak trees situated on the property and the ocean seems almost close enough to touch over the rolling hills that continue down the canyon towards the water. Should you be the type that appreciates a sunrise hike, run or bike ride, your playground is just moments from the front door. Perhaps a sunset walk for a picnic or full moon gathering to take in all that our gorgeous town has to offer from Inspiration Peak is more your style. With Summer already upon us, taking a dip in the 'Seven Falls' trail pools beckons with the weather. All that this house and location represent and is surrounded by is waiting to be explored, appreciated and loved. Built in 1983 and tucked away amongst the trees, the home is approximately 2,117 square feet. Comprised of 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, one with a sunken bath-tub plus an additional space below the main residence. The house has a very tranquil and peaceful vibe and many decks off of the two levels connect the space even more to the natural world. The wood floors throughout are a mix of Douglas fir as well as hemlock and every surface has been finished with non-toxic materials. Well thought out airflow options exist throughout the home and radiant heat on demand individually controlled thermostats along with the wood burning stove make the home very cozy. The setting is wooded and there are raised gardens and plenty of fruit trees including guava, persimmon, pomegranate, peach, apricot, nectarine, fig, lemons and the vibrantly blooming jacaranda! This home has never before been offered on the market.
    Exterior Features

    Construction Two Story Exterior Other Grounds Landscaping DeckDrought Tolerant LndFenced: PrtFruit TreesWooded Location Topography Hilly Parking Garage Unc #4 Roof Tile Style OtherSpanish View CityMountainPanoramicSettingWooded

    Interior Features

    Appliances Included DishwasherDryerGas Rnge/CooktopGas StoveLow Flow FixturesMicrowaveOven/Rnge/Blt-InRefrigSolar Hot WtrWasher Dining FormalIn Kitchen Fireplaces Wood Stove Floor Window Coverings HardwoodWood Heating Cooling Radia Rooms Art StudioBasementDen/Lbry/StudyFamily RoomGround Floor BedroomLoftOfficeOther Total Bathrooms 2.00

    Property Features

    Affordable Housing No Amenities Cathedral CeilingsDual Pane WindowGuest QuartersPantrySkylightSolar Pv Condition Excellent Contingent Remarks Other Cross Street Mission Canyon Deposit 3.00 Laundry Room Other Buildings OtherWork Shop Pets Yes Proximity Near Park(S)Other Public Listing Details None Recurring Fees No Reports Available NhdPest InspectionPrelimTDS Site Improvements PavedPublic Source Other/See Remarks Terms CashCtnl Total Number Of Units 1 Type Home/Estate Water Sewer S.B. WtrSeptic In Within City Limits No Zoning R-1

    Listing information © 2018 Santa Barbara MLS
    Listing provided courtesy of Village Properties - 1.



    © 2018 Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service. All rights reserved. Based on information from the Santa Barbara MLS as of 2018-09-20T06:47:40.257. Display of MLS data is usually deemed reliable but is NOT guaranteed accurate by the MLS. Buyers are responsible for verifying the accuracy of all information and should investigate the data themselves or retain appropriate professionals. Information from sources other than the Listing Agent may have been included in the MLS data. Unless otherwise specified in writing, Broker/Agent has not and will not verify any information obtained from other sources. The Broker/Agent providing the information contained herein may or may not have been the Listing and/or Selling Agent. Data last updated 2018-09-20T06:47:40.257.
     
    The Zia Group
    1435 Anacapa Street
    Santa Barbara CA, 93101
    Listing provided courtesy of Village Properties - 1.