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  • Classic Gardens of Montecito

    Classic Gardens of Montecito

    June 12th, 2020

    Lotusland, located in the heart of Montecito, is a stunning 37-acre estate featuring unique and diverse horticulture throughout. The botanical gardens, originally owned by fabulous Madame Ganna Walska, provide a worldly experience with an array of notable plants and landscapes.  Read More »

  • Pools of Santa Barbara!

    Pools of Santa Barbara!

    July 3rd, 2019

    Nothing screams summer like a sparkling pool to dive into. Whether you’re into swimming laps, just lounging by a pool, or throwing a pool party, we’ve compiled the listings with the best pool areas. These fantastic pools will inspire you to jump right in!  Read More »

  • Montecito’s Most Exclusive Community

    Montecito’s Most Exclusive Community

    June 25th, 2019

    A prestigious gated golf community comprised of 142 single family homes and estates with most parcels hovering just under one acre. The gated community was founded by Robert McLean who purchased the 250+ acre Rancho Las Fuentes in 1964.  Read More »

  • Hiking in Santa Barbara: The Best Hikes in Santa Barbara

    Hiking in Santa Barbara: The Best Hikes in Santa Barbara

    May 20th, 2019

    Those fortunate enough to make Santa Barbara home find everything about the city and its surroundings optimal. A unique geography of mountains, foothills, beaches, and islands creates enormous opportunity for outdoor activities, especially exceptional hiking.  Read More »

  • Small Business Highlight

    Small Business Highlight

    February 15th, 2019

    As a fellow small business, we want to take the opportunity and highlight the other wonderful, hard-working, small businesses that are local to Santa Barbara. So every Thursday we will be spotlighting a new local business on our handle. And if you would like to nominate someone, please let us know.  Read More »

  • New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2019: #3 SANTA BARBARA

    New York Times 52 Places to Go in 2019: #3 SANTA BARBARA

    January 15th, 2019

    Already a popular vacation destination, Santa Barbara is receiving new accolades from media outlets. The city is ranked third on The New York Times’ ’52 Places to Go in 2019.’ Only Puerto Rico and Hampi, India are listed higher.  Read More »

  • 2018 Local Holiday Shopping Black Book

    2018 Local Holiday Shopping Black Book

    December 11th, 2018

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  • Opportunity At This Darling Montecito Cottage

    Opportunity At This Darling Montecito Cottage

    September 17th, 2018

    Buying a home and remodeling it, gives you the opportunity to build your dream home exactly as you picture it. 541 Hodges Lane is a quintessential country-style home in one of the most highly desired neighborhoods in Montecito. Located in the Montecito Union School District, and a stone's throw away from the Upper Village's restaurants, boutiques and the San Ysidro Ranch.  Read More »

  • Ultimate Beachfront Compound

    Ultimate Beachfront Compound

    August 24th, 2018

    Located off one of the most popular surf spots in California at Rincon beach, is an extremely rare opportunity to own a beachfront compound totaling just over 80ft of beach frontage. Nestled in the highly desired Seacliff Colony, both homes have been extensively renovated with no expenses being spared.  Read More »

  • Rob Lowe & Ellen DeGeneres Take Over The Montecito Market

    Rob Lowe & Ellen DeGeneres Take Over The Montecito Market

    June 27th, 2018

    Talk of the town is that Ellen DeGeneres and Portia De Rossi's home on Hidden Valley sold off market for $34 Million. The property was offered at $38 million and recently sold off market. Ellen isn't the only local celebrity who is handing over the keys to their home, Rob Lowe also just listed his dreamy estate for $47 million early this week.  Read More »

  • ​How to Choose a Property Manager for Your Rental Home

    ​How to Choose a Property Manager for Your Rental Home

    June 6th, 2017

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  • 15 BEAUTIFUL CALIFORNIA BEACHES TO PUT ON YOUR TRAVEL BUCKET LIST

    15 BEAUTIFUL CALIFORNIA BEACHES TO PUT ON YOUR TRAVEL BUCKET LIST

    April 18th, 2017

    Santa Barbara's very own Leadbetter & Arroyo Burro Beach as well as Carpinteria's State Beach, are featured as some of the top 15 beached to put on your bucket list.  Read More »