The old world charm of Montecito (Little Woods) brings people from all over the globe to live and vacation in the historic estates, private residences and beach front homes and everything in between that make up this understated yet well known beach and mountain community. Italian settlers who thought the area reminiscent of Italy directly […]

Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara is often referred to as the “American Riviera” or the “Jewel of California’s Central Coast”.  It stands out as one of the most picturesque oceanfront towns in the United States and enjoys the geography and similar climate of the French and Italian Rivieras with the Santa Ynez Mountains rising dramatically behind the city. […]


“Carpinteria” ~ the name alone is rich in history and evolves from the Spanish for “carpentry” which describes the large seagoing canoe-building enterprise, or “carpentry shop” the native Chumash Indians once had along its shores. A highly desirable “old time” beach town, Carpinteria has a population of just over 13,000, and is located just minutes […]


This idyllic seaside town was founded in 1883, by spiritualist and real estate speculator H.L. Williams who divided his land into tracts and sold them to fellow spiritualists.  Today, the spirit of Summerland is embodied in its small town feel and beach side community. The relaxed, tiny hillside community is cradled between Montecito and Carpinteria […]

Hope Ranch

An exclusive and highly sought after residential enclave, Hope Ranch is located in the southwestern part of Santa Barbara on approximately 1,860 acres with roughly 700 homes and miles of horse trails meandering throughout the community. With its wide mesas, towering palm lined main streets and rolling hills, the feeling of serenity is everywhere and […]


Goleta is Spanish for “schooner” and is located just 5-10 minutes north of Santa Barbara. Incorporated as a city in 2002 with a population of over 50,000 residents, it is comprised of traditional neighborhoods of single-family homes and condominiums with larger properties and ranches gracing the foothills. The University of California Santa Barbara, the Santa Barbara […]

Santa Ynez

Thirty minutes north of Santa Barbara tucked between the Santa Ynez and Los Padres mountains, lie six small towns and open, verdant spaces which make up the Santa Ynez Valley.  This temperate region is best known for its world-class vineyards and sprawling ranches. In the midst of this relaxed, country atmosphere there is much to […]

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