Santa Barbara CA Neighborhoods - Mission Canyon

Mission Canyon Neighborhood in Santa Barbara

Mission Canyon - Santa Barbara

Mission Canyon, which with the Old Mission complex and the area bounded on the south by Mission Street, making up Santa Barbara's "Mission District," is unique. No residential neighborhood in the city boasts a richer historical background, or offers more relics and landmarks of Old Spanish Days Fr. Junipero Serra, when he helped found the Royal Presidio of Santa Barbara in 1782, intended Santa Barbara's Franciscan mission to be built in El Montecito near the present site of Our Lady of Mount Carmel church on East Valley Road.

But four years later, when his successor, Fr. Fermin Lasuen OFM, arrived to establish our mission, he decided that Montecito was too infested with grizzly bears and renegade Indians to risk building a mission so far removed from the protection of the presidio soldiers, so he looked elsewhere.

Mission Canyon Real Estate values average around $ 700,000 to $ 3.5 million.  Mission Canyon view homes and estates start at around $ 1.3 million and can go up to $ 4 million.

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View: Map of The Mission Canyon Neighborhood Schools: There are no distinct schools in The Mission Canyon Area

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Further Reading:

  1. Santa Barbara CA Neighborhoods - The Mesa
  2. Santa Barbara CA Neighborhoods - San Roque
  3. Santa Barbara Neighborhoods - The Upper East

For information on Real Estate here in Santa Barbara, Montecito and/or our surrounding areas, as well as any other aspects of life in our area, please don’t hesitate to contact Kevin Schmidtchen at Berkshire Hathaway.

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