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  • Price$9,900,000
  • Beds5
  • Baths5
  • SQ. Feet5,707
  • Acres2.83
  • Built1976

956 Via Fruteria, SANTA BARBARA

Santa Barbara lifestyle is infused with unexpected elements of Spanish & Moorish design in this redefined stunningly beautiful estate resting on a knoll in sought-after Hope Ranch. The 2018 renovation was artfully completed with the highest quality materials, sophisticated details & exquisite architectural elements. The floorplan perfectly captures well designed spaces while carefully using design elements to create harmony in textures, colors, space, size and scale. The estate features a wrap-around view front covered porch and hand designed tile front door surround. Upon entering the foyer, it is immediately evident that one is in for a rare experience. The foyer leads to a large open living room with grand stone fireplace that accents the pitched wood beamed ceiling and spectacular handcarved wood divider. The adjoining family room is part of a great space that includes the breakfast nook. Within the classic hand made tile inlaid arch is a full expresso-coffee center. An epicurean designed kitchen is well equipped with professional appliances, center island and walk-in pantry. There is an elegant dining room with custom tile and wrought iron sconces and chandelier. Serene opulence best describes the master suite sanctuary from the custom tiled fireplace, ocean views, the magnificent master bathroom, spacious dressing closet and abundant outdoor deck. There are an additional 2 bedrooms, large full bathroom, 2 powder rooms, generous laundry room, a climate controlled wine room, and command state-of-the-art electronics room all within the single level floorplan. Newly completed outdoor pool and spa with 4-fountain features, outdoor BBQ center and fireplace are accented by the most gorgeous custom tile murals, wood divider carvings, white stucco walls adorned with built-in concrete artifacts and luminescent lighting. A great oasis and space for entertaining or personal relaxation. In addition the upstairs Guest wing provides privacy & views in 2 bedrooms, 1 bath.The estate includes a 3-car garage and gated entrance on 2.83 ocean and mountain view acres. Rarely does an estate of this quality and design attributes become available on the market.

Essential Information

  • MLS® #19-639
  • Price$9,900,000
  • Bedrooms5
  • Bathrooms5.00
  • Full Baths4
  • Half Baths2
  • Square Footage5,707
  • Acres2.83
  • Year Built1976
  • TypeResidential
  • Sub-TypeHome/Estate
  • StyleOther, Spanish
  • StatusActive


  • AmenitiesCathedral Ceilings, Dual Pane Window, Guest Quarters, Horses, Insul:T/O, Pantry, Remodeled Bath, Remodeled Kitchen
  • Parking Spaces8
  • ParkingAttached, Gar #3, Interior Access
  • ViewMountain, Ocean, Setting
  • Has PoolYes


  • ExteriorStucco
  • Exterior FeaturesBBQ, Drought Tolerant LND, Fenced: BCK, Fenced: PRT, Lawn, Patio Open, Pool, SPA-Outside, Yardspkl:PRT
  • Lot DescriptionCombo, Level, Rural, Upslope
  • RoofTile
  • ConstructionTwo Story
  • FoundationMixed, Slab

Additional Information

  • ZoningR-1

Community Information

  • Address956 Via Fruteria
  • Area25 - HOPE RANCH
  • Subdivision25 - Hope Ranch
  • CountySanta Barbara
  • StateCalifornia
  • Zip Code93110


  • InteriorHardwood, Tile
  • Interior FeaturesFamily Room, Ground Floor Bedroom, Ground Floor Master
  • AppliancesDishwasher, Disposal, Dryer, Gas Stove, Microwave, Oven/Bltin, Refrig, Washer
  • HeatingA/C Central, GFA
  • FireplaceYes
  • Fireplaces2+, Gas, LR, Other, Patio

School Information

  • ElementaryVieja Valley
  • MiddleLaColina
  • HighSan Marcos

Listing Details

  • Listing OfficeBerkshire Hathaway Home Services California Properties
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Listing information last updated on September 18th, 2019 at 11:15pm PDT.