Santa Barbara

An urban paradise on the shores of the Pacific.

Santa Barbara Real Estate

This beautiful coastal city is renowned for its natural beauty, beach views, and resort-feel. Residents of Santa Barbara feel like they’re on vacation all year round! Combining all the conveniences of city living with a quaint seaside atmosphere, Santa Barbara is truly an idyllic paradise.

Santa Barbara is the perfect place to look for a luxury home. Historic and elegant homes lie on substantial acreage in the city’s Upper East Side neighborhood, while the Riviera boasts stunning properties that look out over glittering cityscapes. Others may choose to live in cozy beachside cottages that provide sweeping views of the Pacific Ocean.

What to Love

  • Beautiful beaches
  • Wonderful weather all year long
  • Stellar school system
  • Excellent restaurants

People & Lifestyle

Thanks to Santa Barbara’s high quality of life, residents enjoy healthy lifestyles and habits, from soaking up the sun on the beautiful beaches to hiking along pleasant trails.

Santa Barbara is an excellent place to raise a family due to the amazing local schools and ample entertainment opportunities. Frequent business travelers also love the area for its proximity to the airport and train stations, which makes commutes a breeze! 

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

Santa Barbara is known for its excellent restaurants, ranging from the authentic Mexican cuisine at Los Agaves to artisanal meals served up at The Lark. Spanish restaurant Loquita is also popular for its deliciously authentic Spanish fare—and craft cocktails, of course! For entertainment, locals love spending a fun evening at the Santa Barbara Bowl to take in an outdoor concert under the stars.

Things to Do

Santa Barbara is home to an incredibly healthy population that’s passionate about exercise. There are plenty of opportunities to breathe in the ocean air while getting a great workout, from bike rides or runs along Cabrillo Road to sunny strolls along Hendry’s Beach. Play an exhilarating round of golf at the famed Sandpiper Golf Club, which offers sweeping sunset views. Visit over 500 fascinating animals at the Santa Barbara Zoo, or pack a picnic to enjoy the stunning beauty of Mission Park and Rose Garden.


Santa Barbara is known for its excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:

  • Cold Spring Elementary School: Public, K-6, rated as the best public elementary school in Santa Barbara County
  • Santa Barbara Senior High School: Public, 9-12
  • Providence School: Private K-12 Christian school
  • Garden Street Academy: Private K-12 independent school

Other neighborhoods you might want to check out

• Montecito
• Hope Ranch
• Goleta
• Carpinteria
• Summerland
• Santa Ynez Valley

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