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  • Price$1,550,000
  • Beds4
  • Baths3
  • SQ. Feet2,791
  • Acres1.00
  • Built1977

455 Mountain Dr, SANTA BARBARA

Down a long private drive framed by one acre of specimen oaks, crafted sandstone pillars and walls, sits this romantic white Mediterranean farmhouse with red tiled roof and distant mountain vistas. You could be in Italy, Greece, or Spain, but this retreat is situated between Santa Barbara's historic Mission Canyon and El Cielito districts, just minutes away from the Old Mission and Rose Garden, Rocky Nook Park, El Encanto Hotel, Riviera Theatre and all the fun of downtown Santa Barbara. Charming terraces and decks for relaxing and dining al fresco surround this villa, beloved by its original owners. The fresh bright, open interior offers formal entry, living room with corner fireplace and adjacent dining, family room opening onto kitchen and half bath on the main level.Access is easy from a large two-car garage with interior access and ample extra parking is even suitable for RV or boat storage. There are four bedrooms, two baths on the lower level including a large master suite with floor to ceiling sliders and adjoining bath. All bedrooms look onto a beautiful natural setting. A real bonus is a separate structure, currently a large workshop with wine bar below offering many possibilities. Abundant exterior storage closets are suitable for tools, hobby materials or? Paths meander down the hillside through the magical oak woodland. Enjoy this delightful compound just as it is or take this unique property to the next level... create your own Eden.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #19-1706
  • Price$1,550,000
  • Bedrooms4
  • Bathrooms3.00
  • Full Baths2
  • Half Baths1
  • Square Footage2,791
  • Acres1.00
  • Year Built1977
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeHome/Estate
  • StyleMedit
  • StatusPending


  • Parking Spaces7
  • ParkingAttached, Gar #2, Interior Access, RV, Boat
  • ViewMountain, Setting, Wooded, Other


  • ExteriorStucco
  • Exterior FeaturesDeck, Patio Open, Wooded, Yardspkl:PRT, Fenced: PRT, Drought Tolerant LND
  • Lot DescriptionCombo
  • RoofTile
  • ConstructionTwo Story
  • FoundationMixed

Additional Information

  • ZoningOther, A-1

Community Information

  • Address455 Mountain Dr
  • Area15 - SB/EAST OF STATE
  • Subdivision15 - Las Canoas/El Cielito
  • CountySanta Barbara
  • StateCalifornia
  • Zip Code93103


  • InteriorCarpet, Tile, Laminate
  • Interior FeaturesOffice, Family Room, Other
  • AppliancesDishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Gas Stove, Microwave, Refrig, Washer
  • HeatingGFA, Heat Other
  • FireplaceYes
  • FireplacesLR

School Information

  • ElementaryRoosevelt
  • MiddleS.B. Jr.
  • HighS.B. Sr.

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeSotheby's International Realty

Price Change History for 455 Mountain Dr, SANTA BARBARA, California (MLS® #19-1706)

Date Details Price Change
Pending (from Active)
Price Reduced $1,550,000 $100,000 (6.06%)
Price Reduced (from $1,750,000) $1,650,000 $100,000 (5.71%)
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Listing information last updated on September 21st, 2019 at 1:00pm PDT.