Montecito is a world-class community with top-notch schools.

Montecito Union and Cold Spring School are both reputable elementary schools that aid in setting children up for success.



Montecito Union

Montecito Union is a public elementary school that provides an excellent education. MUS is rated top school in the area with five stars from school digger. Students consistently perform with the top test scores in the state (in the 90th percentile). In 1998 and again in 2014, the school was awarded "Distinguished School" status, by the State of California, for academic achievement. Also, in 2017, MUS received the green achiever award, which honors schools that conceive resources while promoting health and environmental literacy. 

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Our listings near Montecito Union:

256 Santa Rosa

The two-story New England-style shingled home, which was extensively remodeled by Becker Studios in 2010, is highlighted by bright-white trim, gracious mountain views, and stunning gardens. It’s the ideal spot to spend the day sitting outside watching wildlife circling throughout the open skies, then to settle in and enjoy twilight as the mountains come alive with the always majestic incandescent glow.



444 Pimiento Lane

Located down a quiet lane in the heart of Montecito, this story-book home pairs the charm of a New England cottage with the ease and sophistication for which Montecito is known. Near the Upper Village, Montecito Union Elementary, and the Miramar Beach Resort, Pimiento is an ideal blend of all things that define Montecito’s idyllic lifestyle.



Cold Spring

Cold Spring is a public elementary school that serves approximately 170 students in a small classroom setting. Students attending Cold Spring have consistently performed in the top 5-10% of all elementary schools in the state of California. Cold Spring was designated a California Distinguished School in 1986, was recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 1992, and in 2016, was recognized as a Gold Ribbon School.

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Our listing near Cold Spring School:

1084 Golf Road

Nestled on a private lane, near Montecito’s lower village and resting above the Montecito Country Club, a historic 1920s estate has been reimagined for the 21st century. Whether you are spending time in the multifunctional great room or relaxing by the fire in the central courtyard, this remarkable estate provides for an enviable lifestyle.