May 30, 2014

1570 E Valley Rd, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93108 (MLS# 17-1206)

1570 E Valley Rd
MLS# 17-1206
8 beds  |  10 baths  |  5154 sqft

1570 E Valley Rd, SANTA BARBARA, CA 93108
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Open House (04/28/2018 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

Property Description
Somerset, a spectacular Montecito estate, is located in Montecito’s Golden Quadrangle. This secluded home features 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, 2 guest houses and 2 pools. Originally built in 1918, this European country estate has been thoughtfully restored and updated with modern amenities. This lovely home, while impressive and grand, remains intimate and cozy. This retreat is located a short walk from Montecito’s Upper Village. Iron entry gates open to the stone façade, nestled on 1.6 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, framed by mountain views and ancient oaks.

Location Info
District: 10 - MONTECITO
Street #: 1570
Dir: E
Street Name: Valley
Street Suffix: Rd
State/Province: CA
Postal Code: 93108
Compass Map: Santa Barbara
Map Grid: T11
County: Santa Barbara
Parcel Number: 11220006.00
Cross Street: San Ysidro
Development Name: Outside Pueblo Lands
Contract Info
Current Price: $7,900,000
Price: 7900000
Affordable Housing: No
Status: Active
Property Information
TYP: Home/Estate
Total Bedrooms: 8
Total Bathrooms: 10
Total Full Baths: 8
Half Bathrooms: 2
Year Built: 1920
SqFt.: 5154
Source: Other/See Remarks
Apx # Acres: 1.55
Within City Limits: No
Total #Units: 1
Recurring Fees: No
Elementary School: Mont Union
Junior High School: S.B. Jr.
High School: S.B. Sr.
Hot Sheet Comment: price
Geo Lat: 34.437092
Geo Lon: -119.628383
Owner Info
Deposit: 3
Property Features
Condition: Excellent
Style: Other
Construction: Two Story
Roof: Slate
Exterior: Brick/Stone
Parking/Garage: Gar #2; Unc #4; Interior Access; Attached
Grounds/Landscaping: Pool; Deck; Patio Covered; SPA-Outside; Gazebo; Fruit Trees; Fenced: ALL; Other Grnds
Other Buildings: Other
View: Mountain
Location/Topo: Level
Site Improvements: Other
Proximity: Near Park(s); Near School(s); Near Shopping
Rooms: Den/Lbry/Study; Family Room; Loft; Office; Other
Dining: Breakfast Area; Dining Area; Formal; In Kitchen
Laundry: Room
Amenities: Butlers Pantry; Cathedral Ceilings; Guest House; Guest Quarters; Wet Bar
Appliances Included: Dishwasher; Disposal; Double Oven; Refrig
Fireplace(s): 2+; DR; LR; MBR; Other
Flr/Wdw Coverings: Hardwood; Marble
Heating/Cooling: GFA; Ceiling Fan(s); A/C Central
Water/Sewer: Mont Wtr; Sewer Hookup
Zoning: R-1
Terms: Cash; Ctel
Pub Listing Details: None
The rustic, hand carved wooden entry door welcomes you into the large foyer, where a wall of windows frame spectacular views of gardens, trees and mountains. Hardwood floors throughout the home give it warmth and old world charm. The spacious living room features a vaulted ceiling with hand hewn beams, an impressive two story cut stone fireplace, picturesque bay window with leaded panes and a generous bar. French doors open onto stone patios, letting in natural light, inviting you to outdoor living areas, a swimming pool and formal gardens. This is truly a home for all seasons. Two quaint bedrooms, each with private bathrooms, form a private suite just off the living room. The west wing of the home includes a formal dining room with fireplace, a butler's pantry, an intimate family room and breakfast area which opens to a spacious, bright and airy kitchen. White marble countertops and a large center island make this kitchen both elegant and functional. A private wine cellar and two private bedroom suites complete the first floor. The entire second floor is devoted to a luxurious master suite, with soaring ceilings, a beautiful fireplace and French doors opening to a private balcony. This lovely space is truly a peaceful and tranquil sanctuary, offering sweeping views of the entire estate. The suite is complete with a separate sitting area, spa-like his and her bathrooms and expansive walk-in closets. The estate grounds are remarkable for their privacy and beauty, featuring a swimmer's pool, private Jacuzzi and shower area, artistic gardens and fountains, meandering walkways and hidden seating areas. There are several distinct living and dining areas, an outdoor bar, fireplace and extensive outdoor kitchen facilities. The first of the two guest houses has hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, kitchen, living room, a private bedroom, full bathroom, an upstairs loft bedroom, private gardens and its own lap pool. The second guest house is truly a jewel. It features wide walnut plank floors, vaulted ceilings, a charming living room with stone fireplace and custom built-ins, kitchenette, a lovely bedroom, two full baths and French doors that lead to a private patio with secluded gardens. This incredible estate is the perfect place to welcome and entertain guests or simply enjoy as your own private paradise.

Listing Office: Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

Last Updated: April - 23 - 2018

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