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603 San Ysidro Montectio, California 93108

Location, Privacy and Elegance

Upper Village of Montecito is a beloved community boasting exclusive estates, lush landscapes and relaxed upscale lifestyles. Down a private creek side lane, this Mediterranean four bedroom, four and a half bath home is tucked quietly away in the shadow of Montecito peak, creating a luxurious and tranquil retreat on 1.44 acres. Entering the home through the grand goyer, the massive custom windows of the living room draw your attention to the beauty of the outdoor spaces beyond. Step down into the sophisticated space filled with warmth from the open fireplace and rich oak floors. The appearance and manner of this welcoming space is worthy of the finest entertaining or relaxed family gatherings. Adjacent to the living room is the office with an abundance of windows and privacy.

The over-sized formal dining room with custom arched entry and windows offer views of a tranquil private garden. The heart of the home is most certainly the great room where the family room and country kitchen converge. The kitchen is well appointed with professional appliances, beautiful custom cabinetry, honed granite counters and large walk-in pantry. A large butcher block island and prep sink offer more convenience and added space for guests to join the chef in meal preparation. Professional appliances include two wall ovens, steam drawer, two full size refrigerators a six burner stove. Adjacent to the kitchen is the butler’s pantry with extensive storage, private wine room, prep sink and refrigerator. The family room with fireplace offers further access to the backyard grounds through French doors. Step outside this wonderful family hub to the relaxing loggia with outdoor fireplace. The downstairs guest suite is comfortable and large and opens to a private gated children’s play area complete with play structure.

Upstairs, the graceful master suite is impressive with vaulted wood beam ceilings, corner fireplace, arched windows and treetop views that create an extremely private oasis. A well organized walk-in closet with extensive built-in shelving and drawers keeps life in order. A sun drenched south facing private balcony has stairs leading back down to the yard and patio deck below. As expected in a home of this caliber the master bathroom is well appointed and grand in scale. A large air-jet tub is uniquely tucked into a custom alcove. The vanity is flanked by his and hers sinks . An over-sized shower completes the picture of the spa-like environment. Custom tile work adds sophistication. Two Bedroom Suites on the second floor are comfortable, spacious and both have walk-in closets. In the north facing suite, a window seat with built-in book shelves frames the room; the remolded bath and shower offer luxury. The west-facing bedroom suite with custom arched windows overlooking the garden also features a beautifully remodeled bathroom to complete this wonderful family bedroom grouping. Central to the upstairs bedrooms is a welcoming sitting area on the landing at the top of the stairs. A nearby walk-in linen room is a smart and convenient feature that completes the upstairs floor plan. The expansive manicured grounds are walled and gated for privacy and security. Shady trees, flat lawn, lush landscape are the surrounding features.

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  • Price: $5,295,000