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About 7-10 minutes to the east (The 101 Freeway south) of downtown Santa Barbara lies the Carpinteria Valley, located in the southeast corner of Santa Barbara County. Carpinteria is a little piece of coastal paradise with a splendid natural setting that still possesses a very desirable small town charm. Dozens of antique stores, small shops and cafes are clustered along the main street of Carpinteria, which ends directly on to one of the safest beaches in all of California.
Carpinteria is home to a world destination surfing area off Rincon Point and has more than its share of beautiful beaches such as Carpinteria State Beach, Sandyland Cove, Sand Point Road, Santa Claus Beach and Padaro Lane. It also boasts wonderful parks, popular schools and many year round recreational activities. Carpinteria is also home to many nurseries, some of which are open to the public and offer a tremendous variety of lovely fresh flowers and plants to discriminating buyers. Most of Carpinteria is relatively flat until it reaches the Foothills making the area a pleasurable place to walk and ride bikes.
Santa Barbara and its world-class shopping, dining, cultural and recreational amenities are all within a 7-10 minute drive.
Carpinteria Real Estate values average around $700,000 to $1.2 million. Lower end condos start at around $300,000. Spectacular view homes, estates and ocean front property start at around $1.2 million and can exceed this amount threefold, fivefold or more…
If you are interested in real estate here in Carpinteria, Santa Barbara, Montecito and our surrounding areas, as well as any other aspects of life here, please don’t hesitate to contact Kevin Schmidtchen at Village Properties.
Carpinteria Real Estate & Homes For Sale
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Within Goleta, Summerland and Carpinteria, there are a decent amount of options for true gated communities. With true gated communities, I am referring to a true gate that is locked at the entrance to the community and only accessed via a code and/or someone who is watching the gate. I have gone ahead and listed the communities below that fall into this category for Goleta and Carpinteria. I have also offered a brief description of some of the highlights. If you would like more specifics on... Continue Reading >
The Lagunitas development is a wonderful, newer, smaller feeling community located across from The Bluffs in Carpinteria CA. Original construction of all homes finished in 2012. Most all the homes were purchased before being ultimately finished, which allowed the new owners to add their own personal touches. From the outside, most all of the homes have Cottage Style architecture, although there are a few Ranch/Spanish style feeling homes interspersed as well. There is a lot of natural open space and meadows that surround the community... Continue Reading >
Villa Del Mar Villa Del Mar is one of the larger, yet peaceful and private feeling complexes found in Carpinteria CA. For the locals living there, they feel blessed about all the positives: Affordable for Santa Barbara standards Away from it all, yet so close to town Tons of open green space within the complex Immediate neighboring parks and Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve Access to the beach and ocean Rural feel and overall park like setting No wires, some ocean views, numerous mountain views Incredibly easy on and off access... Continue Reading >
Here and there I am still asked by potential buyers, certain clients and/or in just basic conversation about the short sale and REO/Foreclosure market in the Santa Barbara area...Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria, Montecito, Summerland, Hope Ranch. The questions all seem to have the same theme of whether we see anymore distressed sales in our area or not. The reality is is that there really is no longer per say a "market" anymore for distressed real estate in our area. As the overall real estate market... Continue Reading >
Now is a very good time to be a seller in the Carpinteria area. From what we have seen so far this year, if you list your home near the market value in the Carpinteria area, you are going to get it sold...and often fairly quickly. Year to date here are the statistics: 49 closed sales ranging in price from the entry level condo up to a beachfront home for $19 million 21 properties currently pending sale ranging again from the entry level condo up... Continue Reading >
I am happy to announce my new condo listing. This condo is a clean, rarely available unit #4 condo at the Casitas Village complex in Carpinteria CA. This specific unit has been well cared for and has a great rental history. The owner recently painted and "fixed up all that was needed" to get it ready for sale. There is a garage with storage, laundry located downstairs, heated pool, playground and a basketball court. The entire complex is located very close to the... Continue Reading >
Where Do I Find Inexpensive / Cheap Condo and Housing Options in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Carpinteria Etc.?
Most visitors come to Santa Barbara and pretty quickly fall in love. Within a few visits and sometimes even a few days, visitors to our town start to envision the possibility of themselves owning real estate in Santa Barbara. Sometimes this leads to full time residency, while other times it evolves into a second home. Why this happens is very easy to see. I could go on an on with the positives of life in Santa Barbara....weather, beach, outdoor life, cultural, restaurants, educated... Continue Reading >