Expansive Ocean Views near Hope Ranch
Nestled on the cliffs near the exclusive community of Hope Ranch, Dolphin Vista lives up to its name. Just 100 feet above the ocean, the coastal views from here are spectacular, and sightings of dolphins, water fowl and other of nature's creatures greet each guest on practically a daily basis!
The main feature of this hillside home is the 3,000 square feet terrace that spans the entire south facing side of the home. Saltillo tile, tropical palm trees, comfortable patio furniture, gas barbecue, fire pit, and romantic landscape lighting add to the delightful experience of lounging on this amazing view deck. From sunrise to sunset, the ever changing views are more than memorable, they are mesmerizing.
The home was built in 2005 in classic Santa Barbara style. With white-washed stucco walls and red tile roof, the home fits perfectly into the local landscape. The open floor plan lends itself well to effortless indoor/outdoor entertaining. The wall of Nana doors that open to the ocean side terrace create a seamless experience, melding the warm and comfortable interiors with the spacious and welcoming terrace.
As in any well planned Great Room, the space is bright and open and living areas flow from one to the next with ease. The informal Family Room area boasts a fireplace and comfortable leather sofas. Dining options include the indoor dining area or enjoy meals al fresco at the dining table on the outdoor deck. Nana doors in the dining area make the transition simple and beautiful.
The Kitchen is well appointed with cool granite counters of seagrass green. White washed cabinetry holds every kitchen gadget needed to prepare wonderful family meals. The Breakfast Bar allows guests to share in the experience while still staying connected to activities in the Great Room and on the terrace just outside.
The Formal Living Room offers a second stone fireplace, and romantic lighting is enhanced by the unique illuminated paper art. More ocean views through the French doors to the terrace are the finishing touch.
The Master Bedroom is romantic and serene. Throw open French doors and step outside to the hot tub and seating area located on the terrace. The Master Bathroom is spa-like with large air jet tub. Much thought was put into the features of this bathroom, including the extra large marble shower with four shower heads, hand-held sprayers, and grab bars for those needing a little assistance.
Bedroom #2 offers a queen-size bed and flat screen TV. Bedroom #3 is appointed with 2 twin beds. Both rooms share the hall bathroom that features a soaking tub and walk-in shower.
|Location / Neighborhood||Santa Barbara - Near Hope Ranch|
|Sleeps||6 - 8|
|Bedrooms / Bathrooms||3 / 2.5|
|Features||Expansive ocean views from terrace, 2 Fireplaces, Firepit, Excellent scenic location, Open floor plan brings the inside out|
|Rates||From $525/night, $3,000/week, $9,000/month|
|Specials/Discounts||There are currently no specials for this property.|
When not enjoying the captivating views, the Media Room will be a comfortable place to cozy up and enjoy family movie night. A queen-size sofa sleeper adds convenience for overflow sleeping options.
A large laundry room and garage complete the features of this wonderful coastal home.
From Dolphin Vista, nearby Arroyo Burro Beach is less than a mile's walk. A favorite among locals, the beach offers miles of sand for long walks and another view of the amazing sunsets. Enjoy a meal at the restaurant and walk home on the beach! Dolphin Vista will serve as the perfect springboard to a wonderful experience in the Santa Barbara area, you will be glad you chose this property as your vacation getaway.