MLS # 13-586 & 13-594
Magnificent Ocean View Estate
One of Montecito’s premiere properties perfectly situated on prestigious Picacho Lane. South facing terraces look over lush gardens to ocean and island views. This architectural masterpiece is unparalleled for its luxury, amenities and attention to detail. The private 3.5 acre estate is graced with 2 private water wells, a 2 bedroom guest house, pool house, staff quarters and a north south tennis court.
The approach to this timeless estate takes you through the gates and on to a road lined with Italian Cypress trees where you continue to a motor court and porte-cochere. There are two oversize garages which will easily accommodate four large vehicles.
The designer of this exquisite home, James Nigro, is well known for high end properties and his work has been featured in Architectural Digest.
The first floor features, a formal dining room and living room, with matching marble fireplaces. Both of these rooms look out beyond the adjoining terraces to the ocean. There is library with cherry wood paneling and a hand carved mantel. The first floor also has a large garden and ocean view family room featuring a built in home theater system.
The extensive terraces are designed for outdoor entertaining and gracious living the infinity pool lines up in perfect symmetry with a rose garden with a backdrop of views from the ocean and islands. The tennis court features a flower covered pergola, ideal for gatherings.
The main residence Second floor has 4 bedroom suites and each of the bathrooms have heated floors. A large den on the 2nd floor can be used for a variety of purposes. In addition there is a back staircase, a gym, and a staff suite with a private entrance.
A separate connecting parcel allows service access from San Ysidro Road. There is an elaborate security system with remote control cameras, a large basement and a full pressure fire hydrant installed on the property.
The two bedroom guesthouse allows for separation and privacy from the main residence. The guest house has a complete kitchen and laundry.