Santa Barbara located between the San Ynez Mountains and Pacific Coast, has been called the “American Riviera”. Santa Barbara, California real estate is some of the greatest real estate on earth. Santa Barbara has a distinct and authentic style, unique from other Pacific Coast cities, from those seeking sprawling estates, vintage Victorian homes or California-style Bungalows Santa Barbara has it all. Montecito luxury real estate, located between Los Angeles and San Francisco in the Central Coast of California is the number one luxury real estate in the world. Santa Barbara sits along the lengthiest stretch of the Pacific Coast that has an East-West alignment with a South facing coastline. Montecito villa's share many similarities with the Mediterranean, most striking is the Spanish Colonial Revival architecture similarly found in villas along the coasts of Spain, France and Italy where the architectural styles originated. Montecito, provides Mediterranean villa from yesteryear or many estates from famed architects such as George Washington Smith and Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue. Santa Barbara has seemingly perfect weather allows for famous California’s vineyards, Central Coast winery’s, orchards and ranches. The equestrian life of Hope Ranch is unparalleled and the riding trails found around a multitude of Montecito estates allows for any horse lovers paradise. Many private polo fields are scattered throughout Carpinteria and Montecito, you might just want to relax on Sunday afternoon at the Santa Barbara Polo fields with a glass of local Santa Barbara wine to watch a chucker. The luxury and beauty of Montecito has long been a favorite retreat of Hollywood’s movie stars going back to the 1920’s. The seclusion of the many large Montecito estates, hidden mansions and historic villas has long been a hollywood getaway for nearly a century. Crossing over the Santa Ynez mountains and you will find yourself among the famous Central Coast vineyards of California.