Marsha Kotlyar Estate Group  |  License #01426886  |  805-565-4014

1920s Santa Barbara Jewel

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1116 N Milpas Street property

1116 N Milpas Street

offered at $1,450,000

3 Bedrooms

2 Bathrooms

1 Bedroom + 1 Bathroom Loft Suite

1,610 Sq.Ft.

2 Carport Spaces

This circa 1927 California Cottage offers a unique opportunity to own a piece of Santa Barbara history while having close proximity to the Santa Barbara Bowl! Situated behind tall privacy hedges and dripping with charm, the 4 bedroom and 3 bathroom stand-alone condominium enjoys an enclosed and manicured garden.

Enchantment extends throughout the home with hardwood floors, a fireplace, vaulted ceilings in the living room, numerous windows, and built-ins. The kitchen offers ample counter space and updated appliances that opens to the backyard, which is ideal for al-fresco dining. The 4th bedroom suite with a full bathroom encompasses the second floor and features its own separate entrance, offering a multitude of uses such as home office, guest suite, or potential rental.

This property is part of a small association of three units off a private drive and includes two dedicated and covered parking spaces. This property is conveniently located near fantastic dining options, downtown Santa Barbara, and East Beach.

READ ABOUT MILPAS' HISTORY

About Santa Barbara

Those fortunate enough to make Santa Barbara home find everything about the city and its surroundings optimal. The mild Mediterranean climate provides 300 days of sunshine each year with average daytime temperatures hovering at 70 degrees. A unique geography of mountains, foothills, beaches, and islands creates enormous opportunity for outdoor activities. Among others, locals and visitors alike enjoy hiking, jogging, surfing, camping, biking, fishing, sailing, and, of course, just relaxing at the beach. It’s difficult not to be outdoors in such an extraordinary landscape under so much sun! And even among the obvious natural beauty of Santa Barbara, the architectural and social splendor of the city is rarely overlooked.




Santa Barbara sunset

About Santa Barbara

A population of approximately 95,000 permanent residents gives Santa Barbara a liveliness neither overwhelming or mundane. Historical landmarks, three museums, performance venues, a harbor, an invigorating downtown, and more parks and restaurants than could be visited in two months of nonstop dining and leisure help make this city one of the top locales to reside in the world. Santa Barbara boasts exceptional public and private schools, a top ranked university, an acclaimed city college, several graduate institutes, and the largest medical center on the central coast. While leaving the area may not be ideal, one won’t find it difficult. A regional airport lies just minutes away from the beach while a commuter rail station is located right in the center of town. Los Angeles is a mere 90 miles south and quaint vineyards dwell just over the hills.

Santa Barbara Life

Graceful palm trees and vibrant red tile roofs exemplify the modest skyline of downtown Santa Barbara. Like any city, it has been shaped by pioneers of business, law, and politics. But behind the success stories of its hardworking residents, Santa Barbara locals retain a lust for relaxation and calm enjoyments. Farmers Markets can be found every day of the week. Art galleries open their doors for free every first Thursday of the month. Watch an outdoor movie at the historic courthouse gardens and cheer on the summertime parades of Solstice, 4th of July, and Fiesta. Here, it’s more common to meet friends at the beach than any building or corner. Families soak in the sun at scenic parks while active residents climb mountain trails with stunning vistas of Santa Barbara’s expanse. National and State Parks are a short boat or car ride away. Santa Barbara’s annual International Film Festival ignites local buzz for two straight weeks. The list of the city’s everyday pleasures is as rich as its celebrated history.

Santa Barbara road

sailboats on ocean

History

Originally settled by the peaceful Chumash Indians, Santa Barbara was a Spanish colonial region and a Mexican province before assimilating into the United States. The California gold rush forced a spike in population and the arrival of early 20th century vacationers sealed the city’s fate as a gem of the California coastline. Today, Santa Barbara’s population has attained its present comfortable peak. Stringent zoning and water regulations insure the area will not succumb to the prosaic suburban sprawl of larger metropolises like Los Angeles and San Diego. Instead, the Santa Barbara region has developed into several pleasant sized neighborhoods, each with its own unique qualities and advantages.

Communities
Montecito is Santa Barbara’s elegant community to the east. Quiet, shady, and illustrious, it is a neighborhood of uncommon quality. Hope Ranch, an upscale suburb in the rolling coastal hills off the city’s western boundary, features private living and exquisite homes. With ornate homes, steep roads, and vast city views, the Riviera is aptly named for its European counterpart and is an immensely desirable neighborhood. San Roque is immediately north of the Santa Barbara mission and is noted for its convenient location and family friendly setting. The Mesa’s spectacular island views are highly sought after, as are its great schools and proximity to the ocean.


aerial shot of Santa Barbara coast and ocean

LOCAL SCHOOLS


PUBLIC

• Roosevelt Elementary School
• Washington Elementary School
• Harding Elementary School
• Monte Vista Elementary School
• Peabody Elementary School
• McKinley Elementary School
• Adams Elementary School
• Cleveland Elementary School
• Monroe Elementary School
• Roosevelt Elementary School

• Santa Barbara Junior High
• Santa Barbara Senior High
• La Cumbre Junior High
• La Colina Junior High

PRIVATE

• Notre Dame School
• Laguna Blanca Upper School
• Providence
• Garden Street Academy
• Marymount School

• Santa Barbara Middle School
• Anacapa School