MLS # 08-3113
Exclusive Beachfront Property
Nestled in a private cove on one of California’s most beautiful beaches is this dramatic Fernald Point residence owned by the famed British actor John Cleese. This exclusive location is quintessentially Montecito and among the most sought-after private ocean front enclaves in all of California.
Capturing the air of relaxed sophistication that embodies the Montecito lifestyle, you will be instantly captivated by the “infinity-edge” architecture as the living and dining rooms seem to extend into the ocean. The beautiful, blue Pacific Ocean fills the view beyond a vast wall of windows creating a dramatic feel to this world-class property. The secondary bedroom and library have a full bathroom and also share the endless views on the main floor. Open beamed ceilings, soothing color palettes and views to the beach which appears as a pristine carpet of sand will delight the senses, invigorate the soul and create an atmosphere of escape from the daily rituals of life, unparalleled in beach living. The master suite opens to a private balcony overlooking the ocean and offers a relaxing sunroom, large walk-in closet and dressing room. The luxurious master bath has a steam shower, soaking tub and a separate access to an exotic garden leading to the beach.
At beach level there is a delightful guest studio with sitting room, sleeping area and cozy kitchen. Sliding glass doors open to a beach patio with fireplace, wood-fired grill, spa and access to the beach.
This idyllic beachfront home is an inspiring sanctuary perfect for creativity and contemplation, while it also offers an ideal venue for entertaining. The efficient gourmet kitchen features professional-grade Sub-zero, Viking and Míele appliances as well as a large walk-in pantry. A discreet, temperature controlled wine room has storage for 1,000+ bottles thus assuring the proper vintage will be on-hand for any occasion.
With its delightful interior spaces and amenities, combined with its exterior’s multi-level decks and magical gardens, this exceptional residence provides a rare opportunity to own a piece of Montecito beachfront paradise.