1734 Franceschi Road, Santa Barbara, Ca
Mission Ridge Home With Panoramic Mountain Views
Imagine living just minutes from all Santa Barbara has to offer, but in the privacy of a secluded home with panoramic mountain views. This 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath home high on Mission Ridge sits on a 1 acre lot, offering the serenity of nature along with the luxury of a custom built home. The open floor plan and over 3700 sf of amazing indoor/outdoor flow has been remodeled offering the greatest in convenience and comfort. Built in 1959 by a retired building inspector, the home has been remodeled to the highest standards. No expense was spared crafting this luxury mountain-view retreat, with all work completed to uphold the principles of longevity and efficiency. Granite and marble counters rest on custom cabinets throughout the kitchen and baths. Flooring in the main living areas is a blend of luxurious hand-scraped walnut, strand woven bamboo, and travertine, with carpet in the bedrooms. All doors are solid core, with Baldwin hardware. Custom Eagle windows and sliding doors by Andersen feature wood casements and are aluminum-clad on the exterior for durability. They are low-E optimized and dual-paned for energy efficiency. An integrated Audio/Video system controls multiple zones of audio by wireless remote. The 40 year Presidential roof is Class A fire rated. Many of the luxury upgrades to the home also add to its energy efficiency, making this an ideal property for the eco-conscious. Many of the exterior walls are double thick to allow for R-19 insulation, also found in the ceiling. The rest of the exterior walls and all interior walls feature R-13 insulation. Further spray foam insulation (icynene) in the attic helps air-seal the home, for comfort and air quality. Even the garage features a custom-built insulated door and a thermal barrier. The home is easy to keep temperate with the excellent insulation and numerous ceiling fans and large sliding doors. The landscaping has been created to be vibrant and exciting, while remaining low-maintenance. The grounds contain many naturally occurring specimens, paired with easy to care for succulents, all under 20+ mature oak trees and 10 fruit trees. Almost the entire property is on drip irrigation, with two separate automatic systems. The home is just a short distance from some of the most popular local destinations Santa Barbara has to offer. Two miles to the Santa Barbara Mission, 3 miles to the heart of downtown at Paseo Nuevo, and 4.5 miles to East Beach. This flawless home presents a unique opportunity to have a rural, secluded feel, while remaining close to Santa Barbara?s attractions. You will truly live in the lap of luxury and in harmony with nature!
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