Upper East

From the Classical Spanish, Victorian, Craftsman and English Tudor architectural styles, the Upper East is rich in tradition.  Settled in the late 1800’s by wealthy Californians, the Upper East’s age and charm are evidenced by the many sandstone walls and mature and lush landscaping which harmoniously blend the stately homes with modest residences.  Located close […]


“The Riviera” is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Santa Barbara and is known for its resemblance to the Mediterranean coastal towns of France and Italy. This neighborhood has many winding streets with intricate stonework built by early 20th century Italian immigrants. The Riviera is replete with red tile roofs and classic architecture, as well […]

Mission Canyon

The area known as Mission Canyon is steeped in the history of Old Spanish Days and the fabulous Santa Barbara Mission, known as the “Queen of the Missions”.   No other Santa Barbara neighborhood has a richer historical background or is quite as unique. Mission Canyon has many rolling hills and is home to several parks […]

The Mesa

Perched above a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean is the Santa Barbara neighborhood known as The Mesa.  Homes in this area can be modest or grand, and many have views of the ocean and Channel Islands. Residents of “The Mesa” typically know their neighbors and many host annual block parties.  Santa Barbara City College, beautiful […]

San Roque

Known as a traditional neighborhood with stately homes and storybook cottages embracing mountain views, this area is said to be a constant five degrees warmer than the coast just five minutes away. It is also known for being very family friendly with its own public and private schools. In addition, the neighborhood is walker friendly […]


Samarkand comes from an Old Persian word meaning “the land of heart’s desire” and is a centrally located neighborhood with approximately 630 homes on 184 acres with a population of about 2000. Homes in this area of sloping hills are full of charm, and many have mountain views, some with a peak of the ocean.

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