July 13, 2021
Tag: 605-607 Cowles Road
Buyer of Half-Built Estate to Tear It Down and Start Over
Plus: The return of the Hope Ranch "volcano"; the Santa Barbara Zoo's rare Amur leopard is pregnant; bear spotted on the Lower Riviera; northbound 101 onramp at Casitas Pass slated to reopen; Robert Cray Band to play the Lobero; an amusing sign at Evan's Relaxing Station; the 1860 adobe embedded off E. Figueroa.
May 15, 2021
Did Ellen DeGeneres Just Buy This Historic Hacienda Again?
Other notable sales this week include a half-built hilltop estate, an impressive flip on Sycamore Canyon Road, a pretty eight-bedroom Hedgerow house built in 1900, a funky midcentury in Montecito, a 6.6-acre vacant lot in Hope Ranch, and many, many more.
April 9, 2021
Impressive New Craft Studio Opening Downtown
Plus: Gorjana jewelry shop has opened in Montecito; Highway 1 repairs to be completed by April 30; aquarium store Aquatic Jewels opening imminently; price cut and renderings for semi-finished estate; tours of the San Marcos Foothills; book of movie recommendations from the Santa Barbara International Festival; the State Street Advisory Committee seeks members.
March 3, 2021
A Deluge of New Listings Worth Checking Out
Property owners must smell the money in the air, because we haven't seen this many worthwhile new listings in a long time. Highlights include a Hope Ranch contemporary, a half-built hilltop estate, 10-plus acres in Montecito, a dash of midcentury funk, glamour to burn on Pepper Hill, a Toro Canyon aerie, and a Moody Sisters cottage. 1