2285 Bella Vista Drive
Offered at $14,950,000
Upon entering this distinctive Montecito Estate, the awe-inspiring backdrop of endless ocean, island, mountain & coastline views will take your breath away
This living room embraces the gardens and the unbelievable views with floor to ceiling windows and nine-foot French doors. Fantastic wood ceiling brings warmth to the space augmented with a great stone fireplace.
The formal dining space is softened by the surrounding windows and French Doors opening to the vast ocean and mountain views.
The large pocket door off of the dining room anticipates either more intimate dining experience or when opened, includes the open living room and its cozy fireplace environment.
The open-concept kitchen with views from every window, is designed to easily facilitate the needs of any chef and their helpers! The kitchen is both well laid out for the single cook as well as a gaggle of friends and family helping prepare gathering for a holiday. There are multiple work surfaces, Wolf 60” dual fuel range with two, full sized ovens and a multiple service cook top, a Sub-Zero refrigerator/freezer, and the convenient prep sink on the “working” side of the island with instant hot/filtered water enables chef to create at will.
The large central island effortlessly transform as a gathering point during meal prep, a convenient serving hub, or a seating area. Custom cabinets with an abundance of storage surround the space.
The breakfast area with a panoramic views can be employed as a normal dining area; “kids” table for large, family gatherings; a fantastic “puzzle” and game space; and supporting larger dining/entertainment events. Your options are endless!
Extending the entertainment space from the dining and living room, the billiard/game room incorporates the design elements of the living room with its own unique architecture and yet again, more ocean and mountain views await!
This room serves as a multipurpose space including the primary video/audio entertainment center as well as billiards. Care has been taken in the design of the windows and doors to respect the needs of the light management for the video entertainment suite
This estate sits on 3.6 acres, all of it with paths for walking or even for driving a tractor. There are multiple gardens full of roses and flowering plants with 20+ fruit trees. Among the property, there is a wonderful array of succulents and hundreds of newly planted trees and shrub that provide privacy and separation from neighbors. There is a creek side walking path, multiple hideaway and meditating spaces, including a large arbor area, rose gazebo, and little nooks of special seating. . In addition, there is a gardening shed/arbor as well as a potting area for all your green-thumb needs!
The primary bedroom incorporates the natural beauty of the sunrise over the Pacific to the sunset above Santa Barbara Harbor and allows one to gaze at the magic of the night sky! This suite has sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows and French Doors, a wraparound private patio, a bath with all amenities, a closet with endless hanging and storage, private full laundry and special coffee kitchen with a wine refrigerator.
Each guest suite has its unique architecture and bathroom en suite. There is also a guest laundry room central to those rooms.
The bunk room, which is the 4th bedroom, also has a bathroom en suite, has a TV and entertainment room, two closets and a game/study table space.
This incredible wine vault has room for over 1,000 bottles.
There is a large office hidden from the main thoroughfare. There is a desk, multiple workspaces and a meeting area. This office also has a TV/entertainment system with a separate printer space and storage area.