Stunning Birnam Wood Estate
457 EASTGATE LN, MONTECITO, CA 93108
Offered at $7,995,000
Nestled on 2.18 acres in the exclusive enclave of Birnam Wood, this beautifully proportioned single-level home with its lush gardens evokes languid days in Provence. The private location with exceptional mountain and garden vistas offers tranquility and casual sophistication in Montecito’s premier gated neighborhood. Exceptionally remodeled by Don Nulty, AIA and Giffen & Crane construction, this home boasts impressive finishes, including tall ceilings, wide-plank walnut floors, bespoke cabinetry, and customized lighting. Soft white walls and abundant windows create a lustrous and luxurious ambiance throughout.
Guests are greeted by a spacious entry hall that flows to a dramatic living room with enchanting garden views, vaulted ceilings and on-point herringbone walnut floors. The charming dining room and inviting kitchen/family room complete the main living areas, and rooms are appointed with French doors, leading to a spacious terrace and breathtaking gardens. The kitchen is a chef’s dream, with custom cabinetry, a center island, stone countertops, room for casual dining with fireplace, and French doors to the terrace. The south wing houses a cozy fireplace-focused library and two generous en-suite bedrooms while the north wing offers a guest suite and office.
Outside, the gardens are comprised of olive, sycamore, and fruit trees, a soothing fountain, and a reflecting pool while the yard includes a long swimmers pool, loggia and numerous spaces in which to relax. Two large 2-car garages complete the property. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire one of the finest properties at Birnam Wood Golf Club, which features a classic Robert Trent Jones golf course and historic Club house offering premier dining, golf, tennis, fitness and social programs.
Welcome to 457 Eastgate Lane
Life In Montecito
Stretching from the sands of the Pacific to the verdant mountains of a National Forest, Montecito’s charms have seduced moguls, magnates and movie stars for over a hundred years. It is almost mysterious how their old and new grand estates and glorious villas lie hidden behind curtains of lush landscape allowing them to harmoniously blend with more moderate residences. Nature has played a vital role in the seduction by providing a backdrop of hot springs, cold springs, waterfalls, and stunning beaches. Luxury resorts blend seamlessly into the landscapes, looking more like estates themselves. The business district is divided into two quaint villages. The Upper and Lower Villages offer outstanding shopping and dining opportunities for those who have come to expect the best.
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