4426 Via Bendita, Santa Barbara, CA 93110 $12,995,000

Status: Pending    MLS# 24-1576

6 Bedrooms    6 Full Bathrooms    1 Half Bathrooms

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Property Description

Inside the coveted coastal enclave of Hope Ranch lies this stunningly renovated Spanish-style estate - a sanctuary of understated luxury inspired by the architectural undertones of George Washington Smith. While many homes lay claim to noteworthy distinctions, Casa Colibrí (''House of the Hummingbird'') truly stands in a class of its own. Every inch of this estate has been thoughtfully, meticulously, painstakingly reconditioned to restore the home to its authentic roots. The magnificent result is a classically Spanish-style yet thoroughly modern estate, exuding a masterful combination of charm, comfort, architectural detail, and stylistic integrity.The amenities afforded in this impressive 3.25-acre estate check all the boxes and then some: a 7,100+ sq ft. home with private guest quarters, a 3-car garage, a saltwater pool & spa, a lighted tennis court, a horse stable & fully fenced pasture area, a chicken coop, an enclosed garden, a kids' play structure, a bocce court, an ocean view gazebo, and acres of ecologically-conscious landscaping indigenous to California. Hope Ranch association amenities include private gated beach access & picnic areas, private security, and 22 miles of equestrian trails. The adjacent La Cumbre Country Club & Golf Course offers its members and guests virtuality endless opportunities for recreation, community-building, and enjoyment of this historic and perpetually peaceful neighborhood.

The expansive home exhibits an alluring blend of intimacy and scale. Six bedrooms - including upper and lower level primary suite options - ensure ample space for family and guests. Indoor & outdoor spaces are seamless extensions of each other, offering a sense of harmony with the surrounding landscape. Exquisite attention to detail is evident at nearly every turn: exposed wood-beamed ceilings, intricate tiled flooring, period-correct oak flooring, inviting fireplaces, iron sconces & metalwork, large windows that welcome abundant natural light, and French doors leading to numerous patios & terraces.

Like the beautiful and often-elusive hummingbird, an opportunity of this caliber and quality is bound to fly away just as quickly as it appeared. Experience the luxury of beautiful precision at Casa Colibrí!

Property Information
Property Details
MLS ID: #24-1576
Current Price: $12,995,000 
Buyer Broker Compensation: 2.5%
Status: Pending
Days on Market: 48
Address: 4426 Via Bendita
City / Zip: Santa Barbara, CA 93110
Area / Neighborhood: Hope Ranch
Property Type: Residential – Home/Estate
Approx. Sq. Ft.: 7,142 
Year Built: 1965 
Acres: 3.25 
Topography: Combo, Corner Lot 
Proximity: Near Ocean, Near School(s), Near Shopping 
View: Mountain(s), Setting, Wooded 
Elementary School: Vieja Valley
Jr. High School: LaColina
Sr. High School: San Marcos
Interior Features
Bedrooms: 6
Total Bathrooms: 7
Bathrooms (Full): 6
Bathrooms (Half): 1
Dining Areas: Breakfast Area, Formal 
Fireplaces: 2+, Family Room, Gas, LR 
Flooring: Hardwood, Tile 
Laundry: Laundry Room 
Appliances: Built-In Gas Oven, Built-In Gas Range 
Exterior Features
Roof: Tile 
Exterior: Stucco 
Foundation: Mixed 
Construction: Two Story 
Grounds: Pool, Yard Irrigation PRT, Patio Open, SPA-Outside, Tennis Court(s), Gazebo, Horse Facility, Built-in BBQ, Lawn, Fruit Trees, Wooded, Fenced: PRT, Drought Tolerant LND, Bocce Ball 
Parking: Gar #3, Interior Access, Attached 
ADU: No 
Amenities: Cathedral Ceilings, Guest Quarters, Horses, Pantry, Remodeled Bath, Remodeled Kitchen 
Other buildings: Shed 
Site Improvements: Paved, Private, Underground Util 
Water / Sewer: La Cumb Wtr, Septic In 
Assoc. Amenities: Security, Other 
Zoning: Other 
Public Listing Details: None 

Listed with Sotheby's International Realty

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