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Aug 132019

What Makes Montecito Spanish Colonial Revival Architecture Such a Sought-After Design?

9 ARCHITECTURAL ELEMENTS OF THE EXCEPTIONAL DESIGN STYLE Searching for a Spanish Colonial Revival estate in Montecito? I don’t blame you. These homes are unique and well-constructed, with lots of character and charm; born as a result of the Panama...

Jul 32019

Ellen DeGeneres House in Carpinteria Just Went Under Contract

NEIGHBORS INCLUDE GEORGE LUCAS AND ASHTON KUCHER AND MILA KUNIS You may have just missed your chance to own the Carpinteria compound just listed by Ellen DeGeneres – one of the seemingly dozens of California homes she has purchased and sold over t...

Dec 72018

Celebrity Homes: Santa Barbara Sanctuaries of the Famous

Santa Barbara is the secret hiding place for many of Hollywood’s ultra-rich and famous Santa Barbara is a true oasis for the famous, which is why you’ll find so many celebrity homes here. The fact that celebrities choose to live on the American ...

Jun 202017

Jeff Bridges Sells His Montecito Estate

Santa Barbara resident Jeff Bridges, sold his Italian-inspired 19.5-acre Montecito estate recently. The well-known actor first listed the incredible property two years ago after purchasing it in 1994. The original price was $30 million. A  lucky buy...

Mar 302017

Ellen DeGeneres Lists Her Majestic Montecito Villa

Own the Huge Italian Style House With Breathtaking Views Television powerhouse and high-end house-flipper extraordinaire Ellen DeGeneres and her wife, actress Portia de Rossi, have put their 1930s Majestic Montecito Villa on the market for $45 mill...

Jan 122016

Infamous Playboy Mansion for Sale

  Just a couple hours south of Montecito sits the infamous Playboy Mansion that is on the market for more than $200 million. According to TMZ, the Holmby Hills estate, designed by Arthur Kelly in 1927, sits on 6 acres, an entire lot of...

Sep 282015

Frank Lloyd Wright in Santa Barbara

Besides the amazing Frank Lloyd Wright Structures in Los Angeles and Frank Lloyd Wright Structures in San Francisco, the world-renown architect built several other structures in California, including right here in Santa Barbara. Take the George C....

Jun 262015

Scarface House in Montecito: Selling Price Reduced Significantly

In a previous blog, "House From Scarface Hits the Market In Montecito," I shared how $35M could buy you one of the area's most celebrated residences: the Scarface house. Now you can purchase the mansion, one of only five houses designed by renowned A...

Mar 32015

Tips on decorating your home like a Hollywood Stylist

Now that the Hollywood award season is over, it's time to learn tips on decorating your home like a Hollywood Stylist. According to Mara Roszak, think cozy bungalow with casual, earthy and classic style, layering signature design pieces with clean li...

Aug 122014

Celebrity Closet Organizing Secrets

I did some digging around on the Internet to find out the secrets of celebrity closet organizing. Wow, did I learn a lot! Closet organization is key to getting your whole wardrobe and yourself ready to take on the world like a superstar. Did you ever...

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