290 Sheffield Drive :: Montecito/Santa Barbara

Listing Agent:
Patricia Griffin
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 (805) 705-5133  (805) 565-4547
DRE #: 00837659
List Price:




5 ½
Property Description: MLS # 15-1116

This romantic European Country Estate, set behind impressive gates and down a long drive, is privately situated on 1.3 creek side acres.  The home, graciously designed in 2000, was built with exceptional quality, craftsmanship and fine finishes.

Offering 5 bedroom suites, two on the entry level, an elegant living room with large stone fireplace and huge view windows looking out to color filled gardens, a formal dining room with more garden views. The gourmet kitchen has a walk-in pantry and the large family room has a wet bar, wine cooler, stone fireplace and a dining breakfast area, all opening out to the patios and gardens. 

The generous Master Suite is situated upstairs with a private terrace overlooking the gardens, a raised hearth fireplace, an enormous walk-in closet and sumptuous bathroom.  There are two additional bedroom suites upstairs, one of which is currently used as a media room but perfect as a large guest suite.

Along with beautiful alder wood and tile floors, the finishes include luxurious marble counters, custom cabinetry, vaulted and beamed ceilings, and many arched walkways and windows. The rear covered stone patio, with the fourth fireplace, offers comfortable alfresco dining and is spacious for enjoying the colorful gardens, a putting green, lawns, fruit trees and are all surrounded by giant oaks and sycamores.

APN#: 005-560-006
Year Built:  2000
Builder:  RHC Builders, Rich Coffin
Architecture:  Ketzel & Goodman
Living Square Footage: 5,608
Lot Size:  1.30 Acres

Features Include:

  • Five Bedrooms, all en-suite
  • Powder Room
  • Four Fireplaces
  • French Doors throughout
  • 1000+ bottle wine cellar
  • Security System
  • Radiant Heat
  • Three Car Garages – 1 separated through Porte Cochere
  • Walk to many close and adjacent hiking trails