Kevin Schmidtchen

Sotheby's International Realty

1436 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

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Hope Ranch

Hope RanchIncorporated in 1924, the Hope Ranch Park Homes Association watches over this elite residential area filled with magnificent estates. This wonderful area has an abundance of lush and gently rolling hills hosting approximately 700 homes, most of them luxurious Hope Ranch estates with gorgeous landscaped grounds.

Many of these estates sit perched on these low hills that provide expansive views of both the Santa Ynez Mountains and The Pacific Ocean.  Membership in the association is automatic upon purchasing a home and brings many privileges: the private beach, a polo field, tennis courts, a soccer field, and the advantages of the Hope Ranch Riding Trails Association.  The riding association has laid out over 20 miles of riding trails traversing throughout the area, including access to the private Hope Ranch beach.

You enter Hope Ranch passing through the arched gate and under the infamous sign suspended across Las Palmas Drive.  Planted in the early 1900s, towering palms line the main boulevard, Las Palmas Road.  Wearing jodhpurs and shiny black boots, young girls on horseback gallop along a tree-lined trail.  An early morning jogger circles serene Laguna Blanca Lake. A golfing foursome takes a private stroll at the La Cumbre Country Club with its wonderful course set around beautiful Laguna Blanca.  The gentle hills provide a great venue to ride bikes with numerous viewing opportunities.  Most homes have either ocean views or mountain views and almost all with great settings.

Santa Barbara and its world-class shopping, dining, cultural and recreational amenities are all within a few minutes drive.

Hope Ranch Real Estate values average around $2 to $5 million.  Spectacular view homes, estates and ocean front property start at around $3-4 million and can exceed this amount threefold or fivefold.

If you are interested in real estate here in Hope Ranch, 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 Sotheby’s Int’l Realty.

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2014 Hope Ranch CA Real Estate Sales Update – Plus Top 5 Highest Hope Ranch Sales

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Montecito and Hope Ranch Real Estate Market Update – 2nd Quarter 2014

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here below are some of the latest statistics for the real estate market here in the higher end areas of Santa Barbara...Montecito and Hope Ranch. The below graph compares the 2nd quarter results on a year over year basis for the last few years.  The main comparisons are made for the: Average list price Average sold price Total amount of single family homes sold Overall the market has continued to be very strong across the board in our higher end areas.  Just in the last... Continue Reading >

Top 5 Highest Priced Real Estate Sales in Santa Barbara CA – 2014

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Santa Barbara Hope Ranch Real Estate – 3rd Quarter 2013 Update

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are the latest 3rd quarter real estate updates for the Hope Ranch area here in Santa Barbara.  As the graph shows, the market in Hope Ranch has been slower than the rest of the Santa Barbara area.  Both the average list price and sold price have been down a fair amount compared to the last 2 years.  Overall sales have also dropped compared to the previous 2 years. Currently as of November 6th, 2013, there are: 29 Active Listings ranging in... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Real Estate Yearly Market Comparison as of September 2013

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Below is a detailed market comparison of Santa Barbara real estate that lays out the yearly market comparison of Sold Listings as well as New Listings.  This comparison takes in all the areas from Goleta, to Santa Barbara, to Hope Ranch, to Montecito, to Summerland and Carpinteria.  These numbers are then broken down further to include: Dollar volume of New and Sold Listings Median sales price of New and Sold Listings If you have any further questions about these statistics, please let me... Continue Reading >

The 3 Most Expensive Homes Currently For Sale in The Santa Barbara Area

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Hope Ranch – Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Update 1st Quarter 2013

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