770 Hot Springs Rd

    Santa Barbara, CA 93108
    • $5,495,000
    • STATUS: Active
    • ON SITE: 142 days
    • MLS #: 18-1902
    UPDATED: 42 min ago
    $5,495,000
    • 7
      BEDS
    • 1.83
      ACRES
    • 7
      BATHS
    • 2
      1/2 BATHS
    • 8,368
      SQFT
    • $657
      $/SQFT
    Neighborhood:
    Type:
    Single-Family Home
    Built:
    1929
    County:
    Area:

    School Information

    Elementary School:
    Middle School:
    High School:
    Listing provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

    Description

    This exceptional George Washington Smith property is being offered for the first time in 50 years. ''Las Armas'', also known as ''The Mulhauser House'' is a 8,368 sq. ft. Spanish Colonial Revival Estate on a South facing 1.84 acres~ with 7 bd & 7.5 baths.Designed in 1929 by George Washington Smith, and Lutah Maria Riggs, with custom design elements, and classic architectural details. Described as ''One of Smiths finest'', this home is in almost original condition & ready for loving restoration. Entering through the main foyer with slender columns & an impressive Vaulted Groin ceiling one is invited straight through to the lush gardens, or into the impressive formal public rooms at each end. The magnificent scale of the formal living and dining room will take your breath away.Climbing the grand staircase you will enter the second level of this elegant home on a large landing adjoining the master bedroom suites and additional family bedrooms and baths. Authentic thick Lath & Plaster walls, handmade Terra-Cotta tile floors, Moorish inspired grillwork, wrought iron gates and balconies, all designed and drawn by G.W. Smith, became signatures of his work. Stone work and 17th century carved wood doors bought in Italy by the first owner to be built into the house, 4 fireplaces grace both floors, and multiple sets of arched French doors offer garden views and exterior access onto the back terrace. The two story servants wing makes you feel as though your stepping back in time. Glorious grounds include a private drive, circular motor court, and mature gardens, originally designed by Lockwood De Forest, featuring specimen trees, lawn areas, and fruit trees. A jewel of architectural design and effortless sophistication nestled in one of the most prestigious locations in Montecito. Convenient to the shops & restaurants in the Upper Village, in the Montecito Union School district, near Santa Barbara's lovely hiking trails and beaches.

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    770 Hot Springs Rd Santa Barbara, CA 93108

    • Price: $5,495,000
    • Status: Active
    • Updated: 42 min ago
    • MLS #: 18-1902
    7
    Beds
    7
    Baths
    2
    ½ Baths
    1.83
    Acres
    8,368
    SQFT
    $657
    $/SQFT
    1929
    Built
    Neighborhood:
    Montecito
    County:
    Santa Barbara
    Area:
    Montecito
    Elementary School:
    Mont Union
    Middle School:
    S.B. Jr.
    High School:
    S.B. Sr.
    Property Description
    This exceptional George Washington Smith property is being offered for the first time in 50 years. ''Las Armas'', also known as ''The Mulhauser House'' is a 8,368 sq. ft. Spanish Colonial Revival Estate on a South facing 1.84 acres~ with 7 bd & 7.5 baths.Designed in 1929 by George Washington Smith, and Lutah Maria Riggs, with custom design elements, and classic architectural details. Described as ''One of Smiths finest'', this home is in almost original condition & ready for loving restoration. Entering through the main foyer with slender columns & an impressive Vaulted Groin ceiling one is invited straight through to the lush gardens, or into the impressive formal public rooms at each end. The magnificent scale of the formal living and dining room will take your breath away.Climbing the grand staircase you will enter the second level of this elegant home on a large landing adjoining the master bedroom suites and additional family bedrooms and baths. Authentic thick Lath & Plaster walls, handmade Terra-Cotta tile floors, Moorish inspired grillwork, wrought iron gates and balconies, all designed and drawn by G.W. Smith, became signatures of his work. Stone work and 17th century carved wood doors bought in Italy by the first owner to be built into the house, 4 fireplaces grace both floors, and multiple sets of arched French doors offer garden views and exterior access onto the back terrace. The two story servants wing makes you feel as though your stepping back in time. Glorious grounds include a private drive, circular motor court, and mature gardens, originally designed by Lockwood De Forest, featuring specimen trees, lawn areas, and fruit trees. A jewel of architectural design and effortless sophistication nestled in one of the most prestigious locations in Montecito. Convenient to the shops & restaurants in the Upper Village, in the Montecito Union School district, near Santa Barbara's lovely hiking trails and beaches.
    Exterior Features

    Construction Two Story Exterior Stucco Grounds Landscaping Fenced: PrtFruit TreesLawnPatio OpenWooded Location Topography Level Parking Garage Gar #3 Roof Tile Style Spanish View MountainSetting

    Interior Features

    Appliances Included DishwasherDryerGas StoveOtherRefrigWasher Dining Breakfast AreaFormal Extra Room1 Room Remarks Entry Extra Room2 Room Remarks Solarium Fireplaces DrLrMbrOther Floor Window Coverings CarpetHardwoodStoneVinyl/Linoleum Heating Cooling Gfa Master Bedroom Room Level 2 Rooms Other Total Bathrooms 7.50

    Property Features

    Affordable Housing No Amenities Butlers PantryGuest QuartersPantry Condition Average Cross Street E Mountain Drive Deposit 3.00 Development Name Montecito District Foundation Mixed Laundry Room Public Listing Details None Recurring Fees No Reports Available Home InspectionPest InspectionPrelim Site Improvements Cable Tv Source Other/See Remarks Terms Cash Total Number Of Units 1 Type Home/Estate Water Sewer Mont Wtr Within City Limits No Zoning R-1

    Listing information © 2018 Santa Barbara MLS
    Listing provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.



    © 2018 Santa Barbara Multiple Listing Service. All rights reserved. Based on information from the Santa Barbara MLS as of 2018-10-15T15:47:05.197. 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 2018-10-15T15:47:05.197.
     
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    Listing provided courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.