Montecito Estate -  East Valley Rd  -  Montecito -  $15,500,000




Perfectly positioned between the mountains and the sea, this remarkable estate captures the stunning grandeur of a fabled stretch of the California coast. Surrounded by Montecito’s most glorious mansions, it flawlessly integrates the ultimate in luxury living with extraordinary elegance, warmth and timeless grace. A masterful blend of stately home and comfortable retreat, the opulent appointments, old world charm and state-of-the-art modern conveniences provide a lavish setting as ideal for hosting small intimate get-togethers as for formal black-tie affairs.  A temperature-controlled wine room that pays homage to ancient vaulted cellars, a stunning Great Room with rich paneling and high cross-beamed ceilings, a kitchen that is a contemporary take on the grand estate kitchens of Europe, and an unimpeachably chic master suite with incomparable southern exposure and the seductive romance of sweeping views.  The family wing provides three bedrooms, a media room, and a bookcase lined office, or additional bedroom. Spectacular natural beauty defines the allure of the gardens, where the eye can wander uninterrupted to the Pacific Ocean in this beguiling two and a half acre landscape.  A fitness facility, garages, three-bedroom staff cottage, and one-bedroom guest cottage complete the estate, for a total of 8 bedrooms and 8 bathrooms.