Montecito Trophy Compound With Historical Cottages And Ocean Views Asks $72.5 Million
By: Date: July 19, 2021 Categories: Forbes Global Properties,lifestyle,Real Estate,Uncategorized Tags: , ,

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The $72.5-million, 28-acre compound in Montecito, Calif., is the latest trophy property to hit the … [+] area’s red-hot luxury market.

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Outside, it’s part private park, part sanctuary. Inside, it’s an elegant, designer hideaway worthy of a magazine centerfold. Altogether, it’s a compound for the ages and the latest trophy to hit a surging luxury real estate market in Montecito, Calif.

Called Mira Vista, the sprawling estate of more than 28 acres listed for sale last week for $72.5 million. The Grubb Cambell Team at Village Properties, led by Natalie Grubb-Cambell, holds the exclusive listing.

The property, dotted by mature oaks and approached by a meandering drive, centers on a graceful residence of nearly 13,800 square feet with five bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. Two historical cottages dating to the 1930s, a four-stall barn, a gatehouse, a riding ring and a tack room are among other structures on the estate.

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Mature oaks and specimen trees dot the grounds that surround the Montecito compound.

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Tall hedges conceal a swimming pool area and changing rooms on the verdant grounds. The 50-foot-long swimming pool and separate spa are surrounded by a checkerboard-patterned stone, while the pool’s mosaic tilework draws the eyes to its depths.

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Hedges conceal a mosaic-tiled swimming pool and spa.

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Built in 2013, the primary residence opens through tall glass doors that flood the vaulted entry with natural light. Arched doorways across the hallway open to a bright sitting area that takes in an unobstructed ocean view.

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Perfect for a staycation, the property features mulitple structures including two guest cottages … [+] dating to the 1930s.

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Handcrafted millwork, custom prints and colorful accents lend a distinctive character to each of the formal rooms. The formal rooms include multiple sitting areas, a wet bar and a dining room with seating for seven.

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A massive motor court sits off the front of the main residence.

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Designed for entertaining, the chef’s kitchen is outfitted with a dual island, high-end appliances and a butler’s pantry.

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Arched glass doors flood the vaulted entry with natural light.

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Two separate offices and a whimsical theater with its own stage round out the floor plan. The primary suite, located on a separate wing, expands to include dual walk-in closets, dual bathrooms and a covered fitness area.

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Colorful carpeting and accent pieces create visual interest throughout the home of more than 13,800 … [+] square feet.

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The Sycamore Canyon Road compound comes up for sale as Montecito’s real estate market continues to reach new heights.

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Dual islands and high-end appliances highlight the chef’s kitchen, as do the eye-catching whisk … [+] chandeliers.

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Last year, the coastal neighborhood saw a 66% increase in residential sales when compared with the previous year. According to Village Properties, the run on Montecito real estate resulted in home prices appreciating roughly 20-30% in 2020.

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The dining room has seating for seven.

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Montecito’s luxury sector, in particular, has continued to see a high demand for luxury homes in 2021. Among recent headlines was actor Rob Lowe’s purchase of three brand new Montecito homes totaling about $47 million. Musician and television personality Adam Levine and his wife, model Behati Prinsloo, are among others who reportedly purchased a Montecito home this year.

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Handcrafted millwork stands out in the theater, which has a small stage.

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Each of the rooms has a distinctive character thanks to an expressive use of patterned wallpaper and … [+] color.

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The home has two offices.

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The property sits on more than 28 acres with four wells.

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