Welcome to Santa Barbara, CA
About Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara is ready for you to make it home
Nestled between the ocean and the mountains, Santa Barbara is often called “The American Riviera,” for its beautiful beaches, whitewashed homes and shops, and its iconic red roofs. With almost 100,000 people, art, culture, and plenty of industry and educational options, Santa Barbara is the perfect place for families, young professionals, or retirees. From the City, you are also just minutes away from the Santa Barbara wine country and the gorgeous Santa Ynez Valley, with its breath-taking vistas. Santa Barbara is 90 miles north of Los Angeles or a short hop from any corner of the world via the Santa Barbara airport.
Fine Homes and Luxury Estates are found in all areas of Santa Barbara, including Hope Ranch, Montecito, Mesa, and on the Riviera, and many overlook an oasis of beauty with the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands, and majestic mountain views.
Things to do in Santa Barbara
Rejuvenate and relax. Because the city is such a famed vacation destination, there are many spas and resorts to choose from. After visiting family, making new friends, going on adventures around Santa Barbara or being at the spa, there’s more to do… a walk along the Harbor or Stearns Wharf can be relaxing, gorgeous, and fun.
Arts and culture. In addition to a lovely dining and nightlife scene, Santa Barbara is home to many performing arts venues, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, and a wide array of classical music and opera options. The Arlington Theatre is home to many shows, and the locals love the Lobero and Granada, as well. The Summer Solstice Parade, Fiesta “Old Spanish Days” Parade, and I Madonnari Italian Street Painting Festival, are exquisite events celebrating the international culture and rich traditions of Santa Barbara.
History. Among the Santa Barbara homes for sale, you can find many Spanish influences and European architecture. The city is rich in history, with a Spanish influence and flair. Old Mission Santa Barbara is often called “The Queen of the Missions,” and has been maintained for locals and tourists to enjoy. The Presidio of Santa Barbara is another historical destination, which is a military fortress of the Spanish from the late 1700s. The Santa Barbara Courthouse was completed in 1929 in the Spanish Colonial Style, with elegant arches, a verdant sunken garden, elaborate hand-painted murals, and you can delight in seeing panoramic views from the clock tower.
Santa Barbara Homes for Sale
Sherry Lawson knows Santa Barbara and wants to help you make the exciting and active city your home. With natural beauty, fine architecture, stunning beaches, and an excellent cultural life, those who buy a house in Santa Barbara will truly love calling it their forever home. Whether you have a family or you’re looking for yourself, for Santa Barbara homes for sale call Sherry Lawson. Call your dedicated Santa Barbara real estate agent today at (805) 252-4400 or fill out a contact form.