The Top 25 Santa Barbara Homes

Santa Barbara, or “The American Riviera,” as some call it, is known for its clear blue beaches, stunning mountainous scenery and Mediterranean-style buildings. In this edition of Unique Homes, we researched the 25 most expensive listings in the coastal California city. These luxurious Santa Barbara offerings range from a $108 million ranch spanning 2 miles of oceanfront, to a 4-bedroom beachfront estate featuring extensive landscaping for $22.5 million.

$108,000,000
10045 Calle Real, Goleta
Las Varas Ranch, an 1,800-acre coastal gem with 2 miles of unspoiled oceanfront, a classic hacienda main house, numerous ranch buildings, lemon and avocado orchards, and a private lake.
• Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
• Douglas Elliman Real Estate

$85,000,000
2500 East Valley Road, Santa Barbara
Rancho San Carlos, an approximately 237-acre estate property that for nearly 100 years has been under the ownership of one family.
• Sotheby’s International Realty

$67,000,000
5225 Figueroa Mountain Road, Los Olivos
Sycamore Valley Ranch, formerly known as Neverland Ranch, is both residence and retreat — 3 parcels, totaling approximately 2,700 acres, bordering on historic family ranches and the Los Padres National Forest.
Joyce Rey, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

$65,000,000
120 Montecito Ranch Lane, Summerland
World-class 19-acre polo ranch estate includes a grand main house, 3 detached guest suites, private polo field, quality stables/office/clubhouse complex, 128-foot pool, poolside cabana and more.
Randy Solakian, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

$55,000,000
2825 Padaro Lane, Carpinteria
Providing privacy and exclusivity, this estate site boasts approximately 500 feet of unparalleled ocean frontage affording breathtaking 360-degree views of the majestic Pacific, nearby islands and tranquil Santa Barbara mountains.
Erik Wilde & Cathy Titus, Coldwell Banker Property Shoppe

$50,000,000
Rancho Dos Pueblos, Santa Barbara
This 214-acre ranch estate includes the stately Casa Grande mansion built in the 1920s in the classic California Spanish style.
• Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

$48,500,000
1627 East Valley Road, Santa Barbara
Magnificent estate with glorious ocean and mountain views, splendid architecture and historic gardens on over 9 acres in Montecito’s world-renowned estate enclave.
• Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

$45,000,000
Hills of Santa Barbara (address undisclosed)
The pure pastoral ambience of the Tuscan countryside pervades this elegant stone villa, with its gentle light, rugged stone and wood, and reverence for the natural surroundings.
• Sotheby’s International Realty

$40,000,000
2955 East Valley Road, Santa Barbara
Breathtaking views of ocean and mountains greet you upon arrival to this extraordinary Balinese and Asian-style contemporary estate on approximately 8.24 acres.
• Sotheby’s International Realty

$39,000,000
256 Eucalyptus Hill Drive, Montecito
Solana, circa 1916, is shining from a stunning restoration, unfolding gracefully over 22,000-plus square feet and 11-plus acres.
• Village Properties, Realtors

$38,500,000
13600 Calle Real, Goleta
Immersed in privacy and serene natural beauty, this gracefully designed villa offers unparalleled opportunities to experience the vibrancy of unspoiled surroundings from 287 grassy acres.
Randy Solakian, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

$37,500,000
1104 Channel Drive, Santa Barbara
Rare wide-open oceanview contemporary built in 2008 captures the essence of paradise and elegant modern architecture.
• Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

$35,000,000
14200 Calle Real, Goleta
Five-bedroom Villa della Costa on 106 acres overlooks the Gaviota Coast and its panorama of spectacular untouched seaside landscape with breathtaking 360-degree views.
Randy Solakian, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

$32,750,000
4347 Marina Drive, Santa Barbara
A legacy property in Hope Ranch — a reimagined Wallace Neff architectural masterpiece with new theater room, wine cellar, guesthouse and ocean views.
• Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

$27,900,000
1590 E Mountain Drive, Santa Barbara
Sweeping ocean views, stunning architecture, impeccable quality and timeless elegance coalesce on nearly 2.5 lush acres to create a remarkable 10,000±-square-foot estate.
• Village Properties, Realtors

$27,500,000
700 Park Lane, Montecito
One of Montecito’s great architectural estates by George Washington Smith, circa 1923, on over 5 manicured and magnificent acres; tastefully updated in 2006.
Randy Solakian, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

$27,000,000
121 Hollister Ranch Road, Goleta
Five-bedroom home on 115-plus acres with ocean views.
• Hollister Ranch Coastal Properties

$26,750,000
771 Garden Lane, Montecito
In Montecito’s coveted Riven Rock, a commanding 5.5-acre country estate offers a stellar 7-bedroom residence, extensively remodeled in 2007.
• Village Properties, Realtors

$26,500,000
2709 Vista Oceano Lane, Summerland
A majestic estate of nearly 20 acres inspired by the Italian countryside, Tuscany Oaks Farm combines magnificent vision with seductive beauty in a setting with sublime coastal and mountain views.
Joyce Rey, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Emily Kellenberger, Village Properties, Realtors

$25,500,000
3055 Padaro Lane, Carpinteria
This estate on 2 parcels has 4.37 acres; 350 feet of ocean frontage.
• Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

$24,900,000
3271 Padaro Lane, Carpinteria
On Padaro Beach, this 7,287-square-foot, 6-bedroom Hamptons-style estate is built on a knolltop with 105 feet of beachfront.
• Sotheby’s International Realty

$24,000,000
Santa Ynez Mountains, Carpinteria (undisclosed)
This 40±-acre estate includes an over 6,000-square-foot main residence, a 2-bedroom guesthouse and multi-room cabana.
• Sotheby’s International Realty

$22,900,000
765 Rockbridge Road, Montecito
On more than 7 acres, Rockbridge has a sprawling main residence, sweeping lawns, magnificent landscaping and a guesthouse.
• The Icon Realty, Inc.

$22,500,000
3365 Padaro Lane, Carpinteria
Gated beachfront estate with a 4-bedroom contemporary main residence, 2-bedroom guesthouse and extensive landscaping.
• Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

$20,000,000
851 Buena Vista Drive, Santa Barbara
Offering a 12,000-plus-square-foot main house, guesthouse, poolhouse and 2 garages is this estate with 7 bedrooms and 13 baths.
• Compass California Inc.