Chateau Sur La Mer – $19,995,000
1518 E Mountain Drive, Montecito, California, United States, 93108
Chateau Sur La Mer is quite simply a home like no other. Architecturally inspired by the villages in the South of France this Montecito estate is graced with 5 acres of awe-inspiring ocean views that will take your breath away.
The two story living room with its commanding fireplace exemplifies the extraordinary and exquisite materials used throughout this twelve thousand plus square foot home.
Privacy and serenity surround you in this sumptuously designed home yet you are but moments away from the storied San Ysidro Ranch and Montecito’s upper village.
The cooks’ kitchen boasts the finest cabinetry, appliances, custom granite and tile work all designed harmony and function. The kitchen has an informal dining area, a walk-in pantry and a butler’s pantry with access to a service pantry for entertaining.
The gentle breezes from the south provide for year round indoor outdoor living. A heated loggia with views of the Pacific will invite and inspire you.
The outdoor terraces with full kitchen and pizza oven are the perfect accommodation for an intimate gathering or an opulent grand social event with scores of guests. In addition to the outdoor fireplace there is a putting green and a fire pit for gazing at the ocean on moonlit evenings.
The first floor master wing opens to lush fragrant gardens, 200 olive trees, 80 year old Eucalyptus trees and the ever present ocean vistas. Dual bathrooms, custom cabinetry and hand painted scroll work complete the gracefully elegant master suite.
Other amenities include 3 laundry rooms, 2 interior elevators, screening room with refreshment area, wine cellar, Entrance Bridge with waterfall. A detached office with two story ceilings and ocean views add to the character of this French Estate. A separate 2 bedroom 2 bath guest house, detached office and staff quarters complete this one of a kind Montecito Estate.
House Size: 11,428 Sq. Ft.
Lot Size: 4.81 Acres
Specialty Items: Built in 2008,
Address: 1518 E Mountain Drive, Montecito, California, United States, 93108
Listing Agent: Suzanne Perkins