Located in the prestigious Birnam Wood Golf Club in Montecito, California, this exciting contemporary home offers the new owner a leisure lifestyle of country club living in the privacy of your own guard gated community. The home, designed by Mission Group Architects, was built in 1979 and substantially remodeled and upgraded in 2008. High beam ceilings add volume and light with many sliding patio doors which bring the indoors out to extend your living in Santa Barbara to almost year around.
The formal living room with focal point contemporary fireplace, rich wood beamed ceilings and one of many private feel patios allow for loads of natural light. The den or office could also work as a guest bedroom with a full bathroom and wet bar. The dining room is bright, prefect for formal or informal dining and is open to the kitchen, with built-ins and opens to a rear deck with garden views.
The sizeable step down master suite with high clerestory windows that bring in natural light, plantation shutters, with views and access to the patio, pool and spa and private garden area. The suite includes a substantial walk in closet with built in storage features, a master bath with a dual sink marble vanity, soaking bathtub with fresh contemporary glass backsplash, commode, bidet and oversized separate shower.
The kitchen features high ceilings, soapstone countertops, kitchen island, Viking Professional refrigerator, range/oven, built in microwave oven and dishwasher. Glass backsplash is attractive and sets off the stainless steel sink. Included is a relaxing eat-in kitchen breakfast nook with private garden access and ample storage space.
The laundry room offers front load Whirlpool washer and dryer and built in utility sink. Step up into the two car garage with lots of storage areas and cedar lined closet for furs and valuables.
This property also offers a separate two bedroom, one bathroom guest house. With a private entrance, your guests will never want to leave!
The focal point of the backyard is a perfectly round pool with spa. Fully gated, the pool welcomes you and your guests to plunge right in, as the mature hedges afford you privacy. Situated on Hole 15, the lush green grass flows right out to the golf course, tee up anytime or enjoy a leisure stroll around the club’s property.
Birnam Wood Golf Club is a private, guard gated, membership by invitation only, golf and social club. Built in1968 Birnam Wood was originally a lemon packing company and as a new owner, you will note the many lemon trees still remaining on property. The golf course is par 70 and was designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. and Mr. Jones said “It’s the best short course I ever designed.” As a property owner at Birnam Wood, you will be required to meet with the Board of Directors for lunch. Corporate Membership fee is currently $80,000, and monthly homeowners’ association dues of $655 and monthly association fee of $340. In addition to golf there are two dining rooms, tennis courts, bridge, a gym, rentable cottages and much more.
Year Built: 1979
Living Square Feet: 2,208 square feet + 580 guest house
Lot Size: 1 Acre
Architect: Richard Johnson of Mission Group Architects
- One bedroom plus den (could be used as a bedroom) main house
- Separate Two bedroom guest house
- Two car attached garage of 633 square feet, with abundant built in storage cabinets
- Security System
- Forced Air Gas Heating
- Fenced Rear Yard
- Walnut Floors
- Custom Wood Shutters
- Soft Water System
- Recessed Lighting