Another amazing Friday and weekend is here. Hoping the Whittier fire gets under control with the breezes we are having not making it any easier for the brave men and women who are out there trying to tame the beast. A big shout out to to our firefighters, LEO's, paramedics and everyone else fighting this fire and keeping those in its path safe. I've been through loosing a house in a fire (Painted Cave fire 1990). Its a whole lot of crazy, months of trying to figure out how to get back to your normal life and years of dealing with rebuilding. As of this writing, we don't have a lot of structure loss but current evacuations are in populated areas of Goleta, Paradise, Cielo and surrounding areas. From the valley it looks pretty awful but in reality is pretty far away so far. Winds are picking up as I am writing this. The best fire coverage I have seen is at www.keyt.com with current evacuation information and some good Sheriff dash cam video footage (check it out at about minute 2:19). 

One of my past students and fellow agents Rhoda Johnson will be holding 203 Menlo Drive in Buellton open on Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00. If you haven't seen it before, or even if you have, swing on by and check it out. One of the least expensive homes in the entire valley and its clean, well maintained, move in ready, has a huge yard, RV parking and so much more. Click here to see the other open houses this weekend. Actually its quite an extensive list. Also several of the homes in Rancho Alisal will be open on Sunday. 

I'll be back Monday with all the news! Have a good one! 

New Listing

3421 Numancia, Santa Ynez (2/2 on .15 of an acre) 629K This is on the leg of Numancia that borders the back side of Santa Ynez Park. 

New Listing

441 Via Corona, Buellton (4/3 on .61 of an acre) 690K And no, that isn't a typo on the acreage size. It really is way over half an acre. Due to the highly unusual location of this property, there is a long owned driveway and open space acreage that figures into the parcel size. Via Corona address but way off the main road on a long driveway. One of the most private locations a tract home could ever hope to have. Some really nice views from this location as well. It is very special in its class. 

New Listing

2136 Holly, Solvang (3/2 on .24 of an acre) 699K Well maintained with a kitchen remodel and upgrades. Note the map location on the link to the left is   not placed correctly by the auto finder. The correct location is mid block in Creekside where these generous parcels are very normal. These homes are very popular. Good square footage, easy to live in, convenient to everything. 

Price Reduction

2651 Long Canyon, Santa Ynez (main house and guest house on 10.4 acres)  Wowza. Was $3,700,000 with a new much lower price of $2,955,000. Impressive. That's what I call a price reduction.  Almost 4,000 square feet of main house plus a full guest house with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. The horse facilities here are quite nice with sweet ready to use barn and full size arena. Adjacent deeded trails. I'm liking it a lot at this new price. 

Price Reduction

243 Menlo, Buellton (3/2 on .17 of an acre)  This is a listing in my own inventory. Was 595K with a new price of 575K. Visit the dedicated property website at www.243Menlo.com. Clean, well maintained, move in ready with the great room everyone wants. Many important upgrades have been done in very recent times like new furnace, ducting, air conditioner, roof and landscaping. Cul de sac street, close to both school campuses and the 101 for commuters. 

Under Contract

1235 W. Highway 246, Buellton (3/2 on 4.41 acres) $1,050,000

Under Contract

175 Camino San Carlos, Buellton (3/3 on 1 acre) 695K 

Sold

1469 Country Lane, Santa Ynez (4/3 on .76 of an acre)  Sold to my own very astute clients. Listed at 979K and sold final for same. This place is totally cool! Completely remodeled with a dynamite kitchen. Added garage replaces the prior site which is now a huge family or media room. Bathrooms are gorgeous, especially the master which looks like a 5 star hotel. Fantastic. Lovely pool and luscious grounds on a corner parcel. Perfectly priced. So happy for my clients who know a good one when they see it. On another note, this property will be available for a years lease at $3,950,000. Please contact me directly for the new owners contact information if interested. 

Sold

330 Gonzales, Los Alamos (2/2 on .12 of an acre) Listed at 469K and sold final for 459k. 

 

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