Living Large in Small Spaces: Coastal Cottage in Montecito, Calif.

A rare beachfront lot on Montecito’s Edgecliff Lane, this stunning property is punctuated by a charming cottage and a sweet guesthouse.

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Photo By: Village Properties, a member of Luxury Portfolio International

Beach House Exterior and Backyard

This adorable beach cottage in Montecito, California was built in 1929. It includes one bedroom and 1.5 bathrooms, and a sweet guesthouse. In the terraced backyard, rolling lawns stretch down to the ocean and there's also a petite swimming pool.

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Bird's Eye View of Beachfront Property

The setting is impossible to beat, bordered on one side by the Santa Ynez Mountains, on the other by the Pacific Ocean. Beautifully landscaped terraced gardens tucked in amongst palm trees lead all the way down to the water.

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Beachfront Backyard With Lawn and Terraces

A terraced landscaping approach results in the backyard having a secret garden appeal with many little terraces to discover among the garden beds. A seawall protects the property from the waves.

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Small Patio With Pacific Ocean View

Pick a patio, any patio (the property offers many) and lose yourself in those wide open ocean vistas. The yard borders 130 feet of private beach.

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Neutral Traditional Living Room With Ocean View

With views like these, you don't scrimp on windows. From the living room, they frame in the ocean and let natural light pour into the space. Furnishings are kept casual and neutral.

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Coastal Living Room With Fireplace

The living room isn't big, but it's cozy with a sweet fireplace decorated with stones and seashells. Sunlights filters in through a skylight and a wide open doorway leading to the window-wrapped den.

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Neutral Coastal Great Room With Ocean View

The first floor of the house has an open concept layout, allowing an easy flow between living room, den, dining room and kitchen. A pale neutral palette and lots of windows and glass doors keep the feel bright and airy.

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Master Bedroom Suite With Ocean View

The master suite takes up the entire second level where lots of windows and a private balcony let residents enjoy ocean views that go on forever.

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Small Patio With Lounge Chairs

Located in one of the most coveted areas of Montecito, the home is near to the Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel and the Coral Casino Beach Club on Butterfly Beach. It's a tiny piece of paradise.

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Guest Casita and Grounds

The sprawling property stretches out over .63 acres of beachfront land in beautiful Montecito, California. It includes a charming guest casita with barn doors that slide back to seamlessly connect the space with its picturesque surroundings.

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Terraced Backyard With Steps

Gentle steps lead down to the water through rolling lawns and lush landscaping. Gray stones make a striking border outside the emerald green grass.

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