RIVEN ROCK TREASURE-AND OWNER WILL CARRY THE FIRST! Beside a seasonal creek in the exclusive Montecito enclave ''Riven Rock,'' this 3BR/3.5BA residence boasts majestic mountain views, terraced lawns and gardens, and a serene park-like setting on 1.7 +/- acres. Throughout the home, wide plank floors, tall beam ceilings, and abundance of paned French windows & doors echo the charm of a fine French country home. Meticulously maintained interiors feature white T/G paneling, bay windows, wainscoting, deckw/dining gazebo spans the entire west side of the house for perfect entertaining at sunset and can be accessed from the kitchen, master suite, and family/dining rooms. The formal living room, under an open truss beam ceiling, is spacious and centers on a gas log fireplace. Plenty of windows adds to the rooms bright sunny disposition as it looks out over the picket fenced front and side yards with spectacular mountain views.
With three walls of paned windows and French doors to the deck, the adjacent and casual family/dining room is flooded with light, seamlessly welcoming more panoramic mountain and garden views. Throughout the home, wood shutters filter the abundance of natural light that illuminates each room, and colorful leaded stained glass windows and accents add a touch of unexpected artful whimsy.
Through the butler's pantry, the kitchen is dressed in sage tile, traditional and glass front cabinets, farm sink, and high-grade appliances that further enrich the kitchen's appeal and function. French doors open to the west facing deck that spans the length of the home, where sunsets cast a nightly colorful display on the nearby foothills. The wide and welcoming deck features a covered dining gazebo with outdoor heaters and overhead lighting. The convenience of a gas plumbed barbecue further anchors the entertainment value of this year round outdoor space. As expected, steps lead down to the vast yard below to connect the home to its beautiful natural surroundings.
The master suite is a private sanctuary all its own â€“ a sitting room and French doors to the deck enhance the romantic and sunny space. The master bathroom is perfectly appointed with a luxurious walk-in shower, lavish soaking tub, and his/hers sinks. Two additional bedrooms - one facing the back yard, the other looking out to the vast front lawn, each offers gracious accommodations and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers.
On a perfect corner lot in the heart of this beloved Montecito hamlet, there is no finer place to call home.
|Area||10 - MONTECITO|
|Amenities||Butlers Pantry,Pantry,Remodeled Bath,Remodeled Kitchen|
|Elementary School||Cold Spring|
|Junior High School||S.B. Jr.|
|High School||S.B. Sr.|
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