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The Sweet Life


4050 Mariposa Drive, Hope Ranch - offered at $4,850,000

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The Sweet Life


4050 Mariposa Drive, Hope Ranch - offered at $4,850,000


 5 Bd / 5 full ba house 5,514 sq ft approx. 1 acre approx. 1991 year built

Vieja Valley Elementary School Floor plan E-Brochure


Welcome home to Hope Ranch, Santa Barbara’s exclusive seaside enclave known for its private beach, miles of equestrian trails, beautiful estates, and an incredible indoor-outdoor lifestyle.

Whether you make Santa Barbara a full time residence or a part time home, this magical estate provides all of the elements to best enjoy an enviable way of life.


 

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Step through the front door into the formal living room where clean lines and timeless elegance abound. Ocean and island views span the horizon and are a welcome addition to everyday moments as well as during elevated entertaining.

A subtle white fireplace graces one wall, while soaring open beam ceilings compliment gleaming oak floors.

A feeling of spacious serenity sets the tone for the natural beauty and feng shui felt throughout the entire home.

The spacious kitchen is sure to inspire all types of culinary adventures. With island and bar seating, there is plenty of room to hang, while dual sinks an extensive counter space ensure there is room to work. The kitchen’s light wood cabinetry and dark granite countertops provide a neutral backdrop to create colorful meals and memories in this space suitable for a house full of guests, or intimate dinners for two.

 

The kitchen connects effortlessly with the family room and opens to the ocean view terrace beyond. The family room’s focal point is a striking picture window that highlights the verdant grounds outside. A fireplace in one corner assures that rare chilly evenings will be spent cozying up here with a good book, watching your favorite film, or gazing out at the starlit sky over the ocean. 

 

An ocean view office on the west side of the living room connects to the public spaces though can be closed behind pocket doors if you need some peace and quiet. A full bath and closet allow this room to function as a fifth bedroom as necessary.



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Open door policy


Open door policy



 The living room, dining room, office, kitchen, and family room all open out onto the expansive veranda.

This flexible floor plan extends the living space outdoors and providing elegant all-season entertaining in the temperate, year-round mediterranean climate for which Santa Barbara is famous. Both covered and uncovered space leave plenty of options for this south-facing patio, where sunsets over the ocean are sure to become a daily ritual.

Step down to a sparkling turquoise swimming pool surrounded by a flagstone patio and encircled by greenery. Whether swimming daily laps or hosting a boisterous pool party, this enchanting setting provides year-round fun. Fruit trees, a vast green lawn, and several stone benches for contemplation or conversation all enjoy the backdrop of the sea.

The master suite looks to the sea and is a light-filled haven, emanating comfort and elegance. The bedroom offers both a fireplace for romantic evenings in, and an ocean view balcony for mornings watching the sky turn from pink to blue.

 

A private staircase means easy access to a dip in the pool day or night. From the bedroom, pocket doors lead to two walk-in closets and the master bathroom beyond.

Privately located on the eastern wing of the house, a stairwell leads to a wonderful guest suite with a sitting room, study, bedroom and full bath. The location and privacy of this fully-contained living area offers options for an au pair, home office, extended visitors, and more.

Even more functional space is found in the lower level bonus room. This retreat could function as a media room, playroom, or an even larger gym and recreation room, and enjoys a separate gated patio and yet another fireplace.

The coveted Hope Ranch lifestyle includes a private beach, equestrian trails, tennis courts and more. This home sits near the convenient east entrance to the Ranch, above locals’ favorite Hendry’s Beach and the popular Boat House restaurant. This gated estate offers luxury living in a gorgeous ocean view setting, and yet it’s just minutes to downtown shopping, world-class entertainment, the wine country of the Santa Ynez Valley, and all of the excitement that Santa Barbara has to offer.