Contemporary and Modern Style Homes in The Santa Barbara and Montecito CA. Area
As a real estate agent in the Santa Barbara area, I have the priviledge of viewing a lot of wonderful homes across all price points. We live in a town in which there is a good amount of disposable income and wealth which leads to the fact that there are a lot of people that build and / or remodel some very magical properties. The end product is often a pleasure to see. One of the more popular style homes over the last 20 years has been the modern contemporary style home. Within this style there is in my opinion a decent amount of interpretation. Some contemporary homes are very drastic while others simply have a "clean straight line" feel. In addition to this, we see a good amount French, Spanish, Cottage style homes on the exterior that then have a more modern style interior. Here below are a few pictures and descriptions of some recent amazing contemporary homes in our area. 1) 2363 Whitney Avenue, Summerland CA. Newly constructed 3bed/2.5 bath with design elements that create an innovative contemporary retreat. Telescoping glass doors open to a 700 sqft. deck with panoramic ocean views. Visionary concepts include a fully equipped Miele kitchen, bio fuel fireplace, master suite with yoga deck, a complete home theater, Sonos system, LED lighting, Nest thermostat and a garage wired for electric car charging.
2) 1743 Glen Oaks Drive, Montecito CA. Recently built, single level, sophisticated and light filled home w/ stately gallery. Features include gourmet kitchen, family room, formal living and dining room. All bedrooms are spacious and have a private bath. Outdoor entertaining includes patios, fireplace, pool / spa, an acre of lawn & gardens and private guest house. Gated for privacy. A+ Montecito location.
3) 705 Toro Canyon Road, Santa Barbara CA. California style living-dramatic glass/steel /concrete hideaway designed by Barton Myers. 10 acre ocean view estate with 4 bed/4.5 bath, outdoor terraces, walking paths & forest gardens. Originally, “The Monastery” was built by Leonard Stokowski as a sanctuary for Hollywood friends like Greta Garbo in the Montecito foothills. Now, this is a retreat on a lofty private site for a relaxing & memorable lifestyle. 4) 1147 Hill Road, Montecito CA. Exciting, original, distinctive modern design near Butterfly Beach. Certified LEED Platinum -rated ''green''. 4 bed suites plus cabana, pool, spa, private gardens and Brazilian hardwood decks and terraces. Ocean island views. A must see property.
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