Montecito situated just a few minutes from downtown Santa Barbara lies one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the world. It’s natural beauty, seclusion and proximity to Los Angeles have lured celebrities and prominent families to make homes here for the past century. It’s Golden Age gave birth to many architecturally notable, grand estates, set back in the hillsides with boundless Pacific ocean views and graceful, expansive grounds.

Celebrities In Montecito

Highly sought after for its privacy and exclusivity seamlessly blends a wide range of residential options for those seeking secluded, upscale living, including beautiful English manor houses, sleek modern homes, Italian-stile villas and beach-friendly condos. This stunning region is a highly appealing draw card for sophisticated clients looking for their ultimate forever home. This highly sought after region is home to many celebrities and elites, to name a few, Drew Barrymore, Patrick Stewart, Rob Lowe, Al Gore and Oprah Winfrey. 

About 9,000 residents call Montecito home. The Upper and Coast Villages are both dotted with cafes, restaurants, bars and shops, and offer the expected amenities like grocery stores. The pubic school system in Montecito has an outstanding reputation, and there are private options as well. Westmont College also resides in Montecito.

Things To Do

Nearby recreation includes three golf courses, two tennis clubs, luxury spas, equestrian sports and amazing beaches like Butterfly Beach, Miramar Beach and Hammonds Beach. The stunning and understated Four Seasons Biltmore , Miramar Resort Rosewood Hotel and the Coral Casino draw an elite clientele from all over the world.

There’s a weekly farmer’s market on Fridays to peruse the bounty of local farms, and on Sunday mornings, locals park their luxury and classic cars on the street to see and be seen. And in late September, the annual Montecito Motor Classic benefit takes place.

Locals in Montecito often enjoy dinning at locals restaurants and bars, such as Lucky’s, Honor Bar, Miramar Resort and Ty Lounge, where you can enjoy an ocean breeze cocktails.