ESTATE SITE & APPROVED PLANS FOR
SIGNATURE MODERN MASTERPIECE
819 ASHLEY ROAD, MONTECITO, CA 93108
Offered at $4,750,000
Amongst the legendary estates of Montecito’s landmark Ashley Road lie nearly two luxurious acres of land approached by a graceful entry lined with ancient oaks … leading to the quietude of an earlier era. This is truly one of the outstanding home-sites offering scenery of Cold Springs Creek, massive sandstone boulders, picturesque natural landscape and majestic mountain views. This magical setting provides a singular opportunity to create a dream home.
The acclaimed architect, William Hefner, has designed the ideal compound for this special site using his own coveted Montecito residence as a template. The home will be a most welcoming environment that can best be described as a chic, modern farmhouse with a “California Casual” indoor – outdoor style of living including a guest studio, a swimmers pool and a generous cabana/meditation room or guest house, all connected by the courtyard living space. Outstanding amenities, surrounded by tranquility, yet close to the enticing shopping and restaurants of the charming Villages of Montecito.
William Hefner Studios has produced exceptional life-like renderings of the home, gardens, courtyard, and pool for 819 Ashley Road. The renderings depict how the home will orient on the grounds to take best advantage of the site and surroundings. Approved Plans included in sale of estate site. Offered now for the ultimate opportunity to customize.
Welcome to 819 Ashley Road
This stunning site with a new home under construction, sits about 3 miles from the coastline in a classic estate area of Montecito, California. Organized around a large central courtyard, the compound’s four structures include a single-story main residence, a pool cabana, a two-story studio and/or recreational structure, and a two-car garage.
The entryway leading up to the residence is a beautiful drive under the canopies of spectacular old oak trees. The compound is carefully orientated to take advantage of sweeping views of the Santa Ynez Mountains.
An architectural work of art with distinct and connected living areas, surrounding a focal courtyard complimented by a pool and pool house to complete the compound. With plans nearing final approval, utilities in place, and the building permit within sight, the residence will begin construction soon. This presents the rare occasion to customize a dream home without having forging through the years of planning and permitting challenges.
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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