21 E Quinto Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93105 $3,995,000

Status: Closed    MLS# 23-986

5 Bedrooms    4 Full Bathrooms    1 Half Bathrooms

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Property Description

''Quinto'' Essential Spanish-Colonial Revival ~ An enchanted 1928 single-level home embodies the distinctive characteristics of the Santa Barbara Mission, a local landmark. In the heart of Santa Barbara on the Upper Eastside, a classic neighborhood conveniently located close to downtown, the Mission, Oak Park, Cottage Hospital and beautiful beaches. The neighborhood is quaint and charming. The residence features five bedrooms and four baths, with an approximate total of 3,791 square feet on four-tenths of an acre. The property has a guest structure that includes two bedrooms and a bath with a kitchen area which encompasses approximately 835 square feet. The home is an architectural marvel with a bright red tile roof, white stucco walls, and a beautiful arcade with terracotta tiles surrounded by a Mediterranean stonewall across the front of the home. The property has an elevated perspective because it's uplifted a few feet above the street level. The home features an arched entryway with a carved wood door, colorful mosaic tiles and intricate wrought iron work. There are decorative Spanish style accents throughout the home which creates a warm and lovely atmosphere.

The open floor plan home is filled with beautiful vintage light fixtures and alcove lighting, creating a romantic ambiance. The handsomely appointed dark wood flooring with peripheral inlay throughout the home, giving it a luxurious feel. The country kitchen features retro black-and-white checkered tile flooring paired with hand-painted tile countertops; around the corner is a sunroom perfect for a breakfast nook and a formal dining area. The showcase living room highlights full-length bay windows, wood beam ceilings, and a fireplace mantle with Spanish tiles.

There are four bedrooms in the main house and the fifth bedroom includes private access. Several bathrooms are light, bright, and cheery; the primary bathroom has an exquisite Renaissance-inspired hand-painted mural.

The backyard is designed for entertaining and features a fan-shaped swimming pool. The house is flanked by large front and back yards with manicured rose, lavender, and camellia gardens. The property is one of the most picturesque homes in the Upper Eastside maximizing both indoor and outdoor living. Per a letter from an architectural historian in July 2022, the property has historical significance and is eligible as a Structure of Merit by the Historic Landmarks Commission of Santa Barbara.

Property Information
Property Details
MLS ID: #23-986
Current Price: $3,995,000 
Buyer Broker Compensation: 2.3%
Status: Closed
Days on Market: 30
Address: 21 E Quinto Street
City / Zip: Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Area / Neighborhood: Upper Eastside
Property Type: Residential – Home/Estate
Style: Spanish 
Approx. Sq. Ft.: 3,791 
Year Built: 1928 
Condition: Average, Updated/Remodeled 
Acres: 0.40 
Topography: Rural 
Proximity: Near Bus, Near Hospital, Near Ocean, Near Park(s), Near School(s), Near Shopping, Restaurants 
View: Mountain(s), Partial/Filtered, Setting 
Elementary School: Roosevelt
Jr. High School: S.B. Jr.
Sr. High School: S.B. Sr.
Interior Features
Bedrooms: 5
Total Bathrooms: 4
Bathrooms (Full): 4
Bathrooms (Half): 1
Dining Areas: Breakfast Area, Dining Area, Formal 
Flooring: Hardwood 
Laundry: In Unit 
Appliances: Dishwasher, Double Oven 
Exterior Features
Roof: Tile 
Exterior: Stucco 
Foundation: Other 
Construction: Single Story 
Grounds: Dog Run, Fenced: BCK, Lawn, Pool 
Parking: Gar #2 
ADU: No 
Other buildings: Other 
Water / Sewer: Other 
Zoning: R-1 

Listed with Coastal Properties