Well done traditional design can give instant ownership of the allure. And that’s what this is newly built house in Montecito.
The two floors have a timeless elegance that makes it seem as if it is truly rooted in the southern California coastal enclave, which over more than a century has evolved from a popular spot for affluent Orientals looking for winter homes to the populated community. today.
The roughly one-acre property sits above Coast Village Road, with its charming shops, upscale hotels, and restaurants, and is less than a mile from the sand at dog-friendly Butterfly Beach. Also nearby is Rosewood Miramar Beach Resort, which is what the property takes inspiration from.
A gently curved circular corridor leads to the front of the house, where a four-poster portico protects the front door framed by side light. Shutters frame the windows along the white facade.
Luxurious 6,146 square feet of interior space reflects the ease of coastal living with a dignified atmosphere. White millwork and wide oak floors add continuity and a sense of flow to the living spaces.
A set of French doors and skylights line one of the two-story, paneled living room walls, centered around a fireplace.
The white marble kitchen opens to the formal dining room and family room with a fireplace and balcony behind. There is a laundromat in the center of the island as well as on the long peninsula, which can easily accommodate six people.
The extended patio has a fireplace and plenty of space to eat and relax outdoors.
The basic suite features double wardrobes and a private patio with fireplace and mountain views. There are three additional en-suite bedrooms and a powder room in the approximately 5,000-square-foot main house.
The 1,200-square-foot guest house has two more bedrooms and two bathrooms, providing opportunities for multi-generational living or accommodations for staff or family visits.
Swimming pool, barbecue center, mature trees and lawn complete the grounds.
Riskin Partners Real Estate Group From Village real estate has a list 260 Oak Road, Montecito, California. Asking price is $14.795 million.
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