1570 E Valley Rd

    Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    • $8,295,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 291 days
    • MLS #: 17-1206
    Open House
    UPDATED: 28 min ago
    $8,295,000
    • 8
      BEDS
    • 1.55
      ACRES
    • 8
      BATHS
    • 2
      1/2 BATHS
    • 5,154
      SQFT
    • $1,609
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1920
    County:
    Area:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:
    Listing provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
    Open House: 2/24 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Description

    Somerset, a spectacular Montecito estate, is located in Montecito's Golden Quadrangle. This secluded home features 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 2 guest houses and 2 pools. Originally built in 1918, this European country estate has been thoughtfully restored and updated with modern amenities. This lovely home, while impressive and grand, remains intimate and cozy.This retreat is located a short walk from Montecito's Upper Village. Iron entry gates open to the stone facade, nestled on 1.6 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, framed by mountain views and ancient oaks.The rustic, hand carved wooden entry door welcomes you into the large foyer, where a wall of windows frame spectacular views of gardens, trees and mountains. Hardwood floors throughout the home give it warmth and old world charm. The spacious living room features a vaulted ceiling with hand hewn beams, an impressive two story cut stone fireplace, picturesque bay window with leaded panes and a generous bar. French doors open onto stone patios, letting in natural light, inviting you to outdoor living areas, a swimming pool and formal gardens. This is truly a home for all seasons. Two quaint bedrooms, each with private bathrooms, form a private suite just off the living room. The west wing of the home includes a formal dining room with fireplace, a butler's pantry, an intimate family room and breakfast area which opens to a spacious, bright and airy kitchen. White marble countertops and a large center island make this kitchen both elegant and functional. A private wine cellar and two private bedroom suites complete the first floor. The entire second floor is devoted to a luxurious master suite, with soaring ceilings, a beautiful fireplace and French doors opening to a private balcony. This lovely space is truly a peaceful and tranquil sanctuary, offering sweeping views of the entire estate. The suite is complete with a separate sitting area, spa-like his and her bathrooms and expansive walk-in closets. The estate grounds are remarkable for their privacy and beauty, featuring a swimmer's pool, private Jacuzzi and shower area, artistic gardens and fountains, meandering walkways and hidden seating areas. There are several distinct living and dining areas, an outdoor bar, fireplace and extensive outdoor kitchen facilities. The first of the two guest houses has hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, kitchen, living room, a private bedroom, full bathroom, an upstairs loft bedroom, private gardens and its own lap pool. The second guest house is truly a jewel. It features wide walnut plank floors, vaulted ceilings, a charming living room with stone fireplace and custom built-ins, kitchenette, a lovely bedroom, two full baths and French doors that lead to a private patio with secluded gardens. This incredible estate is the perfect place to welcome and entertain guests or simply enjoy as your own private paradise.

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    1570 E Valley Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93108

    • Price: $8,295,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 28 min ago
    • MLS #: 17-1206
    8
    Beds
    8
    Baths
    2
    ½ Baths
    1.55
    Acres
    5,154
    SQFT
    $1,609
    $/SQFT
    1920
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Montecito
    County:
    Santa Barbara
    Area:
    Montecito
    Elementary School:
    Mont Union
    Middle School:
    S.B. Jr.
    High School:
    S.B. Sr.
    Property Description
    Somerset, a spectacular Montecito estate, is located in Montecito's Golden Quadrangle. This secluded home features 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 2 guest houses and 2 pools. Originally built in 1918, this European country estate has been thoughtfully restored and updated with modern amenities. This lovely home, while impressive and grand, remains intimate and cozy.This retreat is located a short walk from Montecito's Upper Village. Iron entry gates open to the stone facade, nestled on 1.6 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, framed by mountain views and ancient oaks.The rustic, hand carved wooden entry door welcomes you into the large foyer, where a wall of windows frame spectacular views of gardens, trees and mountains. Hardwood floors throughout the home give it warmth and old world charm. The spacious living room features a vaulted ceiling with hand hewn beams, an impressive two story cut stone fireplace, picturesque bay window with leaded panes and a generous bar. French doors open onto stone patios, letting in natural light, inviting you to outdoor living areas, a swimming pool and formal gardens. This is truly a home for all seasons. Two quaint bedrooms, each with private bathrooms, form a private suite just off the living room. The west wing of the home includes a formal dining room with fireplace, a butler's pantry, an intimate family room and breakfast area which opens to a spacious, bright and airy kitchen. White marble countertops and a large center island make this kitchen both elegant and functional. A private wine cellar and two private bedroom suites complete the first floor. The entire second floor is devoted to a luxurious master suite, with soaring ceilings, a beautiful fireplace and French doors opening to a private balcony. This lovely space is truly a peaceful and tranquil sanctuary, offering sweeping views of the entire estate. The suite is complete with a separate sitting area, spa-like his and her bathrooms and expansive walk-in closets. The estate grounds are remarkable for their privacy and beauty, featuring a swimmer's pool, private Jacuzzi and shower area, artistic gardens and fountains, meandering walkways and hidden seating areas. There are several distinct living and dining areas, an outdoor bar, fireplace and extensive outdoor kitchen facilities. The first of the two guest houses has hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, kitchen, living room, a private bedroom, full bathroom, an upstairs loft bedroom, private gardens and its own lap pool. The second guest house is truly a jewel. It features wide walnut plank floors, vaulted ceilings, a charming living room with stone fireplace and custom built-ins, kitchenette, a lovely bedroom, two full baths and French doors that lead to a private patio with secluded gardens. This incredible estate is the perfect place to welcome and entertain guests or simply enjoy as your own private paradise.
    Exterior Features

    Construction Two Story Exterior Brick/Stone Grounds Landscaping DeckFenced: AllFruit TreesGazeboOther GrndsPatio CoveredPoolSpa-Outside Location Topography Level Parking Garage AttachedGar #2Interior AccessUnc #4 Roof Slate Style Other View Mountain

    Interior Features

    Appliances Included DishwasherDisposalDouble OvenRefrig Dining Breakfast AreaDining AreaFormalIn Kitchen Fireplaces 2+DrLrMbrOther Floor Window Coverings HardwoodMarble Heating Cooling A/C CentralCeiling Fan(S)Gfa Rooms Den/Lbry/StudyFamily RoomLoftOfficeOther Total Bathrooms 10.00

    Property Features

    Affordable Housing No Amenities Butlers PantryCathedral CeilingsGuest HouseGuest QuartersWet Bar Condition Excellent Cross Street San Ysidro Deposit 3.00 Development Name Outside Pueblo Lands Laundry Room Other Buildings Other Proximity Near Park(S)Near School(S)Near Shopping Public Listing Details None Recurring Fees No Site Improvements Other Source Other/See Remarks Terms CashCtel Total Number Of Units 1 Type Home/Estate Water Sewer Mont WtrSewer Hookup Within City Limits No Zoning R-1



    The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes from the Internet Data Exchange Program of the Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than The Zia Group are marked with the "MLS" logo and detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers. All information is deemed reliable, but is not guaranteed. All properties are subject to prior sale, change or withdrawal. Neither listing broker(s) nor The Zia Group shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, or misprints. © 2018 Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service. All rights reserved. Data last updated 2018-02-20T11:47:35.063.
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    1435 Anacapa Street
    Santa Barbara CA, 93101
    Listing provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.