May 30, 2014

888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 (MLS# 17-860)


$15,400,000
888 Cold Springs Rd
MONTECITO, CA 93108
MLS# 17-860
10 beds  |  12 baths  |  12354 sqft


This elegant Mediterranean estate celebrates the finest Montecito lifestyle with masterful architecture and exquisite entertaining spaces enveloped in a magical setting beneath majestic mountain views.
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This elegant Mediterranean estate celebrates the finest Montecito lifestyle with masterful architecture and exquisite entertaining spaces enveloped in a magical setting beneath majestic mountain views. Elegant Mediterranean architecture and a finely reputed history combine in this stunning mountain view villa with 2 ample guest houses. 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 Magnificent entry gates open to reveal a long, impressive drive meandering along the perimeter of the estate, introducing the exotic landscape. The approach culminates in a large forecourt where the residence’s grand Mediterranean architecture is on majestic display. 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 The grand entry hall is a dramatic example of Webb’s skilled eye; the towering coffered ceiling, intricately detailed archways and significant staircase combine to create a remarkable welcome to the estate. Beyond a stunning galleria, the formal spaces have been designed to host the most dignified and cordial affairs. The spectacular formal living room is the embodiment of sophistication with noble columns, a large fireplace and an imposing beamed ceiling. 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 French doors open to invite the simple pleasure of an afternoon breeze, allowing the soiree to spill out to a lovely terrace. The resplendent dining room is an idyllic counterpart to the living room, with elegant moldings and china storage, and a warming fireplace creating an intimate but impressive ambience. Just off the dining room the chef’s kitchen is poised for culinary excellence. A bright and cheerful breakfast area is an idyllic space to begin the morning, overlooking the breathtaking central garden. Retire to the beautiful sitting area near the dining room where a stunning groin vault ceiling, stone fireplace and wet bar create a cozy gathering place. French doors open to a picturesque terrace with stone balustrades and views of the gardens, offering a casual indoor/outdoor feel to the sitting room. This gracious Montecito residence of the finest quality upholds the sophistication of days passed. The scale of the regal master suite is at once grand and intimate. A soaring ceiling and towering arched French doors framing the grounds create an airy ambience while a fireside seating area welcomes quiet personal moments in the romantic bedroom. Two beautiful dressing rooms with dedicated baths cloaked in onyx or marble and spacious walk-in closets offer private havens within the master suite. 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 Three additional bedroom suites enjoy majestic mountain views and abundant natural light... ...Each with dedicated baths, two suites boast fireplaces and built-in bookshelves creating private sanctuaries for residents or guests of the estate. 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 Privately set away from the main residence and guest house, the estate’s hidden gem awaits. Set between the north/south facing tennis court and the pool garden, the adobe of the original El Mirador estate appears untouched by time, replete with character and authentic details. Inside, an expansive great room anchored by two opposing fireplaces offers abundant space for living and dining. An original Western Electric telephone is a charming reminder of the estate’s lengthy history. Boasting a full kitchen, two bedrooms, two full baths and dedicated laundry facilities, the adobe offers charming accommodations for long-term guests. 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 Spellbinding tropical woodlands provide uncompromised privacy, allowing verdant gardens and picturesque terraces to be enjoyed in complete peace. 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 Masterfully realized by designer Robert Webb, the main residence is replete with Webb’s signature attention to the finest details, beautiful symmetry and exquisite scale. 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108 888 Cold Springs Rd, MONTECITO, CA 93108

Property Description
Elegant Mediterranean architecture & a finely reputed history combine in this stunning mountain view villa w/ 2 ample guest houses. Set on over 4.5 private & verdant acres on the original El Mirador estate, this gracious Montecito residence of the finest quality upholds the sophistication of days passed while offering the idyllic indoor/outdoor lifestyle coveted by modern buyers. Stately entry gates reveal a long, impressive drive, introducing the estate’s exotic landscape and mountain view. The main residence’s stunning formal spaces, handsome library/office, den & sumptuous bedroom suites open to picturesque terraces or inspiring mountain and garden views. Tropical woodlands envelop, tranquil ponds, lush fruitful gardens, pool terrace and tennis court for luxurious resort-style living.

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Location Info
District: 10 - MONTECITO
Street #: 888
Street Name: Cold Springs
Street Suffix: Rd
State/Province: CA
Postal Code: 93108
Compass Map: Santa Barbara
Map Grid: R10
County: Santa Barbara
Parcel Number: 13220016.00
Cross Street: Sycamore Canyon
Contract Info
Current Price: $15,400,000
Price: 15400000
Affordable Housing: No
Status: Active
Property Information
TYP: Home/Estate
Total Bedrooms: 10
Total Bathrooms: 12
Total Full Baths: 11
Half Bathrooms: 1
Year Built: 1991
SqFt.: 12354
Source: Measured
Apx # Acres: 4.6
Within City Limits: No
Total #Units: 1
Recurring Fees: No
Neighborhood/Schools
Elementary School: Cold Spring
Junior High School: S.B. Jr.
High School: S.B. Sr.
Remarks
Directions: Sycamore Canyon to Cold Springs. Up Cold Springs, property is located on the right hand side.
Hot Sheet Comment: price
Geo Lat: 34.448361
Geo Lon: -119.657597
Owner Info
Deposit: 3
Property Features
Condition: Excellent
Style: Medit; Estate
Construction: Two Story
Roof: Tile
Foundation: Raised
Exterior: Stucco
Parking/Garage: Gar #3; Detached
Grounds/Landscaping: Pool; Pool House; Deck; SPA-Outside; Tennis Court; BBQ; Lawn; Fruit Trees; Wooded; Yardspkl:PRT; Fenced: ALL
Other Buildings: Other
View: Mountain; Setting; Wooded
Location/Topo: Level
Proximity: Near Bus; Near School(s); Other
Rooms: Basement; Den/Lbry/Study; Family Room; Office
Dining: Breakfast Area; Formal; In Kitchen
Laundry: Other; Room
Amenities: Cathedral Ceilings; Guest House; Guest Quarters; Skylight; Wet Bar
Appliances Included: Dishwasher; Disposal; Dryer; Gas Rnge/Cooktop; Gas Stove; Refrig; Washer
Fireplace(s): 2+; DR; FR; Gas; LR; MBR
Flr/Wdw Coverings: Carpet; Hardwood; Stone; Tile
Heating/Cooling: GFA; A/C Central
Water/Sewer: Mont Wtr; Shared Well; Sewer Hookup
Zoning: E-1
Reports Available: Build Plans; NHD
Terms: Cash; Ctnl
Room Information
Room Name Room Level Length Width Room Remarks
Living Room14027fireplace, french doors to terrace
Dining Room12016fireplace, setting views, china storage
Kitchen11920island, bfst bar, eat-in, beamed ceiling
Extra Room 112318library, paneled, fireplace, wet bar
Master Bedroom228222 baths, fireplace, french doors
Bedroom 212023ensuite bath, fireplace, juliette balc.
Bedroom 322018mtn views, ensuite bath
Bedroom 421620built ins, ensuite bath, fireplace
Bedroom 521818mtn views, fireplace, ensuite bath
Extra Room 212132den w/ fireplace, french doors to garden
Guest House13bd/2ba w/ kitchen, den & living area
Pool Cabana12bd/2ba Adobe, 2 frplc, kitchen, Living
Extra Room 31solarium, frplce, wet bar, frnch doors

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