Dutch Colonial Estate -  663 Lilac Drive  -  Montecito -  $7,950,000

  • Price: $7,950,000
  • Bedrooms: 5
  • Bathrooms: 6
  • Half Baths: 2
  • Type: Residence

 

Legendary Montecito ambiance meets Hamptons allure at this spectacular Dutch Colonial estate with ocean views in Montecito.  Secluded behind private gates on more than 2 oak-studded acres, this property enjoys fabulous ocean, Channel Island and mountain vistas - and the utmost privacy. The gorgeous main residence offers 3 bedrooms (optional 4th bedroom currently a large office), 3 full and 2 half baths. Timeless architectural elements and finishes abound, with richly stained furniture-grade cabinetry, hardwood floors and master-crafted millwork including wainscoting, beams and paneling. Among many noteworthy highlights is a gourmand's kitchen and a magnificent living room with double-height open beam ceilings, rich cherry wood paneling with an inviting fireplace and library mezzanine with reading retreats. A sumptuous master suite with sensational ocean and mountain views also features his and hers spa bathrooms, gym, library loft and view terrace.  Expansive estate grounds include rolling emerald lawns inset with vegetable and succulent gardens, a stone-edged pool and spa and a sheltered outdoor living area with BBQ.  Also nestled on the grounds is a charming Cotswold-style guest cottage with one bedroom and a full bathroom, as well as a sitting room and kitchenette.  Offering yet more flexibility, another one bedroom guest apartment is situated above the garage.

 

  • Dutch Colonial Montecito Estate
  • 2.04 gated, oak studded acres
  • Private, gated estate compound, including a detached guest cottage with a kitchenette, sitting room, bedroom and bathroom guest apartment
  • Free form, 10’ deep heated pool with Jandy Aqua Link remote controls for spa, heater, light and pool filter
  • Spa
  • Outdoor barbeque / entertaining area with a sink, U-line refrigerator and DCS stainless Grill firepit
  • Raised vegetable garden, cactus garden and magnificent landscaping with meandering walking pathways
  • Play house
  • In ground trampoline
  • Magnificently landscaped gardens
  • Exceptional views of the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands
  • Manicured lawns, pool and a canopy of oak trees with beautiful views of the Santa Ynez Mountains as a back drop
  • Main home has 3 bedroom suites plus a downstairs bonus room, family / great room off of the kitchen, 3 full baths plus a powder room, laundry room and service area bathroom
  • The Master Bedroom has sensational ocean and mountain views with a fireplace, viewing deck, his and hers private bathrooms, gym, and a library loft
  • The formal living room has a 2-story vaulted, wood-beamed ceiling, beautiful woodwork, oak hardwood floors, a fireplace and ocean and island views
  • The formal dining room has a fireplace, two sets of paned glass French doors that open to the outdoor entertainer’s patio, ocean views and oak hardwood floors
  • The Kitchen has cherry wood cabinetry, limestone countertops, and oak hardwood floors and opens to the family / great room
  • Kitchen appliances include:
    • Thermador Professional Stainless range (2 ovens, 6 gas burners and a griddle)
    • GE Profile Microwave (Stainless)
    • Kitchen Aid Superba Trash Compactor
    • GE Potscrubber 1420 Dishwasher
    • Bosch Dishwasher