Discover Santa Barbara’s bygone era at The Gonzalez-Ramirez Adobe, a nearly 200-year-old historic marvel located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara’s business district at the intersection of Laguna Street and Canon Perdido. Originally built by the alcalde (Mayor) during colonial California 1800’s. Situated on a sizable .62 hilltop acre, the Commercial (CG) Zoning allows for many possibilities for using this property. Designated a National Historic Landmark, the residence was originally built in 1825 and is one of only a few surviving adobe houses from this period of early California history.
Becker Studios has just completed a thoughtful renovation adding modern comforts yet maintaining the property’s authentic architectural elements.The hacienda shaped, single-level structure contains 6 rooms in total, including 2 possible bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms, a remodeled kitchen, conference room, sitting rooms, laundry room, & storage room.
Original features that define this home include extra thick, white-washed adobe walls, viga-style ceilings, hand-made roof tiles, beautiful old-world carpentry, & hand-painted tile. The sun-soaked grounds offer a graceful approach, 2 lush entertaining courtyards, fountains, covered verandas, garden walls, and ample private parking.
Gain inspiration under the timeless verandas which guide you to the property’s crown jewel: its expansive and inviting outdoor courtyard. Brimming with authenticity, step into the past as you enjoy Santa Barbara city architecture and mountain views on a vast patio featuring a bubbling custom fountain. The home is surrounded by thoughtfully curated California landscaping, making this patio every entertainer’s dream.
The original adobe format received a 1956 addition: a larger conference room with glistening views of the Riviera. Designated as a National Historic Landmark, a plaque sits on the front of the home stating the site possesses "exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.” A destination illustrating multi-use appeal along with a significant heritage of the city - rarely does such a turnkey opportunity become available.
Co-Listed with Hayes Commercial Group
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