Never before on the market and nestled into Mission Canyon lies this magical two parcel estate compound with 2 architecturally significant homes, totaling 6 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms, on 2.7 acres. The estate of 900 and 902 Mission Canyon Road begins with a grand driveway lined with old-growth oak trees and hand crafted stone walls. The architecturally significant California redwood homes are being sold together, with the future potential to sell separately. Thoughtfully landscaped gardens, intimate settings throughout, this incredible property offers a rare and tranquil setting just five minutes to downtown Santa Barbara. 900 Mission Canyon Road
The home at 900 Mission Canyon greets you at the end of a majestic entry. Designed and built in 1981 by architect Donald Hoppen, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. Blending in seamlessly with the natural setting, Hoppen's signature design features are beautifully realized in this unique redwood home.
A cylindrical design with handcrafted details, the 2 bedroom, 2 bath radial home includes reclaimed wood beams, vaulted ceilings, tall windows, and French doors exposing a large, wrap-around deck and secluded back gardens. Local artisans contributed to the home's unique characteristics, as noted in the custom Koa wood cabinetry, curved staircase with handrails made from ship rope, stained glass accents, skylights, built-in wardrobes, and two discreet balconies looking high above Mission Creek. A detached 2 room cottage with outdoor patio space can be kept as a guest suite or transformed into an artist studio, meditation room, or personal gym.
Ample parking accommodates your next celebration, as well as a secluded hot tub for early morning or late night soaks. Central heating and air conditioning is provided, as well as a high-end appliances, a custom built pantry for effortless organization, and a vintage Wedgewood range in the kitchen. The massive stone fire place was built by local artisans, setting the scene for an impressive, yet cozy retreat.
902 Mission Canyon Road
A peaceful stroll under a canopy of oaks will lead you to the front door of 902, the estate's main home and second parcel. The Prairie-style 4 bedroom, 3 bath home contains an open-concept design that integrates seamlessly with the tall French doors that greet a wide wrap-around patio and sprawling European-inspired gardens. The comforts of the home extend outside, embracing California's natural beauty through native plant landscaping while harnessing a laid-back West Coast vibe with a custom-built pizza oven, hot tub, and BBQ for entertaining.
Built in 1946 as one of the final projects of renowned industrial designer Kem Weber, his unique design features include a custom wood-burning fireplace built with stones found on property that ground the open main living area, hardwood floors, custom wood-encasement windows, a cozy back corner study or media room, and an attached 2 car garage. Multiple detached structures, including a large and custom-built Chicken "mansion" (coop) and a variety of other structures which can be used for storage or converted into a wine cellar, studio, office, or gym.
Central heating and air, SubZero refrigeration, Viking range, and a wine refrigerator are just a few luxurious amenities offered. Outside, any gardener would delight in the tastefully landscaped front and back yard that includes a greenhouse, raised beds and numerous fruit trees.
Conversation starters are easy with this home, beginning with stone pathways that lead to serene settings throughout out the property. Living in this tranquil space is to discover a true sanctuary near the heart of Santa Barbara, where bird watching is always free of charge...
|Days on Market:||20|
|Address:||900 & 902 Mission Canyon Rd|
|City / Zip:||Santa Barbara, CA 93105|
|Area / Neighborhood:||Mission Canyon|
|Property Type:||Residential – Home/Estate|
|Style:||Contemporary, Craftsman, Estate|
|Lot Sq. Ft.:||50,094 Sq.Ft.|
|Topography:||Combo, Flag Lot, Foothills, Greenbelt, Level, River/Stream, Rural|
|Proximity:||Near Park(s), Near School(s)|
|View:||Green Belt, Mountain, Partial/Filtered, Setting, Wooded|
|Jr. High School:||S.B. Jr.|
|Sr. High School:||S.B. Sr.|
|Dining Areas:||Breakfast Area, Breakfast Bar, Dining Area, In Kitchen, In Living Room|
|Fireplaces:||2+, FR, Gas, LR, Other|
|Heating / Cooling:||A/C Central, GFA|
|Laundry:||220V Elect, Area, Garage, Gas Hookup, Other|
|Appliances:||Dishwasher, Disposal, Gas Stove, Oven/Rnge/Blt-In, Refrig|
|Foundation:||Mixed, Raised, Slab|
|Construction:||Outside Stairs, Single Story, Split Level, Two Story|
|Grounds:||BBQ, Deck, Drought Tolerant LND, Fenced: PRT, Fruit Trees, Hot Tub, Other Grnds, Patio Covered, Patio Open, SPA-Outside, Wooded, Yard Irrigation PRT|
|Parking:||Attached, Gar #4, Interior Access|
|Amenities:||Cathedral Ceilings, Guest House, Guest Quarters, Pantry, Remodeled Bath, Remodeled Kitchen, Second Residence, Skylight|
|Other buildings:||Greenhouse, Second Residence, Shed, Work Shop|
|Site Improvements:||Cable TV, Paved, Public|
|Water / Sewer:||S.B. Wtr|
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