SoCal Home With Mountain Views

You'll find this spectacular, two-story home at the end of a quiet lane in Montecito, Calif. Cedar shakes decorate the exterior and make the property look warm and inviting against the Santa Ynez Mountains, while a flowering garden enhances the natural beauty of the setting.

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

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

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

Spectacular Two-Story Shingled Home With Mountain Views in Montecito, Calif.

Located down a country lane with sweeping views of the Santa Ynez Mountains, this two-story shingled home in Montecito, Calif., serves as a special place for all of life's moments. As guests approach the property, they'll also get a glimpse of the home's stunning gardens and charming carriage house.
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Two-Story Shingled Home Boasts Large Stone Driveway

With a main house and a carriage house for guests, this picture-perfect property in Montecito, Calif., needed several parking spaces. So the landscape architects installed a large driveway between the two structures, with rose bushes and lavender to break up all the stone.
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Flowering Bushes Serve as Natural Wall for Two-Story Shingled Home

With flowering bushes and overgrown plants obscuring the road from view, this two-story shingled home almost seems as though it belongs to another world. At night, a single black lantern offers a guiding light back to the main house.
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Travertine Walkway Lined By Flower Beds Leads to Shingled Home

To make this two-story shingled home feel more peaceful and private, the landscape architects flanked the front walkway with flower beds and bushes. Now with some separation between the house and the road, the portico seems a lot more quiet.
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Two-Story Shingled Home Includes Portico With White Trim

A bright white trim works wonders on this two-story home, popping against the warm shingle siding and making the porthole windows stand out. Meanwhile, a smooth travertine walkway gently guides visitors through the front lawn and to the portico that marks the home's main entrance.
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Two-Story Shingled Home Boasts Sprawling Backyard

In addition to 4,428-square-foot floor plan with six bedrooms and four baths, this two-story shingled home features a sprawling backyard. Guests can follow a gravel pathway from the covered patio to the gardens.
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Rear View of Two-Story Shingled Home in Montecito, Calif.

This two-story shingled home in Montecito, Calif., sits on such a beautiful lot that it only made sense to have plenty of outdoor spaces where the owners could enjoy it. So, the home comes equipped with a covered patio, sprawling backyard and stunning gardens.
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Dutch Door Makes Charming Entrance to Two-Story Shingled Home

Talk about a warm welcome! On days when the weather is particularly pleasant, the owners can throw open their Dutch door and greet guests before setting foot outside. The door's pink color is a nice touch, too, as it pairs well with the warm wood.
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Bright White Staircase Features Cream-Colored Runner, Coastal Art

Wanting these stairs to look as bright as possible, the designers painted the walls white to catch the natural light from the windows. Meanwhile, a tall houseplant stretches from floor to ceiling and draws the eye up to a painting of the ocean -- the latter of which is totally fitting for a home in Montecito, Calif.
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Dutch Doors Opens to Inviting Living Room With Stairs

A Dutch door adds even more appeal to this single family home in Montecito, Calif., as it fills the interior with natural light and fresh air. Large windows bathe the living room in sunlight, too, and highlight the home's open floor plan and staircase.
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Eclectic Living Room Pairs Neutral Sofa, Zebra-Print Chair

Though spacious, this living room manages to feel cozy thanks to a fireplace, piano and a large gray area rug topped with two patterned chairs and a plush sofa. Another painting of the ocean hangs over the mantel and nods to this home's coastal locale in Montecito, Calif.
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Eclectic Living Room Centered By Fireplace Topped With Coastal Art

It's easy to entertain guests in this living room, as a zebra-print chair, Shibori-print chair and a neutral sofa provide some eclectic seating around a wood coffee table. A fireplace topped with coastal artwork centers the space and serves as a pretty focal point.
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Eclectic Living Room Includes Bay Window With Piano

When they're not entertaining guests, the owners can use this corner of the living room to teach their kiddos to play piano. A big bay window with printed curtains pulled open offers a glimpse of the backyard and fills the space with even more natural light.
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Eat-In Kitchen Features Marble Island With Barstools

As the heart of the home, this kitchen needed space for meal-prepping and family-gathering. So the designers added four black barstools to the marble-topped island, creating a spot where the kiddos can do homework while their parents make dinner. Stainless steel pendants ensure that the room is well-lit into the evening.
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Floor-to-Ceiling Cabinets With Drawers Offer Storage in Eat-In Kitchen

One thing's for sure: with floor-to-ceiling cabinets and wide drawers, the owners have plenty of storage options in this kitchen. On the right wall, there's even a built-in China cabinet with glass doors to show off their finest collection of plates and bowls.
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Eat-In Kitchen Shines With Stainless Pendants

To give this eat-in kitchen a little shimmer, the designers installed stainless pendant lights over the marble island. These not only complement the kitchen's appliances, but also speak to the silver barstools and so make the space feel more tied together. Notice, too, how a subway tile backsplash shines in the natural light.
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Cozy Breakfast Nook With Wood Table, Matching Chairs

In addition to an eat-in island, this spacious kitchen boasts a breakfast nook in the far corner. A large glass pendant centers the space, while a wood table and five chairs ensure that everyone has enough elbow room.
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Comfortable Den With Built-In Entertainment Center

Just off the breakfast nook sits the owners' den, which features a built-in entertainment unit, TV and blue sofa flanked by two green armchairs. A distressed wood coffee table centers the space and gives the owners (and their kiddos) a spot to play board games *or* keep snacks and drinks on hand during family movie nights.
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Spacious Master Suite With Chandelier and Tufted Loveseat

At the end of a long day, the owners will love retreating to this spacious master suite. Located on the ground floor, the bedroom includes a chandelier, tufted loveseat, sturdy wood dresser and a comfortable bed opposite a wall of windows.

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Transitional Master Bath Features Bay Window With Clawfoot Tub

Though it seems simple at first glance, this master bathroom is actually full of statement pieces. A star-inspired light fixture shines brightly overhead, while a chic black-and-white clawfoot tub soaks up views of the backyard via the bay window.
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Transitional Master Bath With Black Clawfoot Tub, Marble Floors

There's something so luxurious about a clawfoot tub in front of a bay window, don't you think? This master bathroom goes a step further and adds marble floors to increase the "wow" factor.
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Guest Bedroom Includes Boho Headboard and Dresser

Guests will feel right at home in this bedroom thanks to a queen-sized bed, window seat and cushioned chair in the corner. A woven headboard and patterned dresser add a slight boho touch to the space and make it seem even more comfortable.
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Guest Room Boasts Window Seat With Boho-Style Shade

Since this guest bedroom is so spacious, the designers were able to include a window seat and a built-in bookshelf in the far corner. At night, visitors can pull down the roman shade to enjoy the boho pattern and some privacy.
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Small Bathroom With Pedestal Sink and Glass Shower

With a pedestal sink, cabinet for linens and a stall shower all in the same spot, this bathroom really maximizes its small footprint. Patterned tile adds some interest to the floors, while still complementing -- rather than competing with -- the white subway tile backsplash.
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Bright Blue Girl's Room With Desk and Window Seat

Small touches like a printed comforter, pom-pom toss pillows and a bohemian nightstand make this bedroom a fun space for the owners' daughter. After she's finished homework at her desk, the Little Miss can head to her window seat and read into the evening.
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Double Vanity Bathroom With Black-and-White Penny Tile Floor

Though only one of the home's four bathrooms, this space easily stands out with its marble-topped vanity and matching tub. Black-and-white penny tile laid in a floral pattern adds some interest to the and ties the room's color scheme together.
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Kids' Room Boasts Bright Blue Daybed, Chalk Wall

Given how much they love nooks and crannies, kids won't be able to resist this little bedroom upstairs. A blue daybed instantly enlivens the neutral walls, while chalkboard paint allows the owners to leave their kiddos some cute messages.
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Contemporary Covered Patio With White French Doors

French doors create an elegant and effortless transition to the back patio. If you look closely, you'll see that the space comes with stainless heaters so the owners can enjoy their outdoor dining set and sitting area even when the temperatures dip.
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Stone Columns Frame Mountain Views on Contemporary Patio

Stone columns perfectly frame the mountain views on this covered patio. To ensure that the owners could soak up the special sight, the designers placed their outdoor dining table and chairs right in the middle.
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Contemporary Garden With Huge Metal Arbor, Gravel Path

Like a portal, this huge metal arbor transports guests from the backyard and into the owners' gardens. A gravel pathway cuts across the lush green grass and highlights all the native plants and cacti along the way.
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Two-Story Shingled Home Features Gardens on Either Side

Should they need a break from their day-to-day, the owners can follow the travertine walkway to this side garden. Here, trimmed hedges, flowering bushes and native plants create an idyllic spot for reflection.
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Side Garden Showcases Native Plants and Ornamental Grasses

This garden is practically overflowing with native plants and ornamental grasses. Thus, a smooth travertine walkway winds through the outdoor space and ensures that guests can admire the flora without disturbing it.
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