ICONIC RIVEN ROCK
1100 Brook Lane
Secure within the cut stone walls of fabled Riven Rock Park, Montecito’s iconic enclave, this rare single-level mid-century Mediterranean, set on a sprawling 1.25-acre property adorned with majestic oaks and towering Canary Island palms offers the epitome of California indoor-outdoor living. Unavailable for fifty years, meticulously refreshed and impeccably furnished, the residence exudes sophistication, blending contemporary elements with antiques and original art, designed to cultivate an effortless lifestyle.
The stunning palm-lined courtyard features a grand tiled pool flanked by graceful fountains. An inviting entry hall with antique chandeliers leads to an elegant office with courtyard entrance and discreet privacy doors. The airy living room with fireplace, antique baby grand and lofty palms opens to the serene courtyard. A lovely powder room is discreetly recessed off the entry hall.
The well-appointed kitchen features a large island with granite countertops and seating for four, a Viking stove, Thermador refrigerator, coffee bar, and a full pantry room leading to a separate laundry room. A beehive fireplace accompanies an antique rosewood dining table, comfortably seating 6-18. Across the room, a sectional sofa and high-definition TV provide a cozy retreat. The kitchen and family room boast a vaulted beamed ceiling, with multiple iron French doors opening to a private deck descending into the enchanting gardens.
The primary bedroom exudes charm, with high beamed ceilings, a Carrera marble bathroom, and French doors leading to a private deck overlooking the native grass lawn and grounds. Two secondary bedrooms are private and serene, offering courtyard deck access with direct entry to the pool and spa, allowing for tranquil views and soothing sounds. The secondary bathroom also opens onto the courtyard, allowing easy post-dip proximity.
The original stone wall from the grand Riven Rock estate graces the property while the gardens offer delightful nooks, including a swing bed under an oak, stone-lined pathways leading to a spacious clearing, and a revolving pétanque game encircling oak trees. A large hammock rests in one corner, accompanied by raised planter beds, while a live-edge and wrought iron table seats 12, with a further pathway leading to a covered pavilion. The entire property exudes privacy, serenity, and charm.
The location is superb, encapsulating the essence of Montecito's allure. A brief walk to the Hot Springs trailhead, a two-minute drive to San Ysidro Ranch, and mere minutes to the Upper and Lower Villages, Butterfly Beach, Miramar Rosewood, and Miramar Beach. The yacht harbor is a 12-minute drive, and the Santa Barbara airport a convenient 20-minute journey.
This fully-stocked home includes dishes, glassware, cookware, linens, and features two California king beds and one queen, all with memory foam mattresses. The rental rate encompasses gardening, pool service, landscape, water, and trash. Utilities, including high-speed WiFi, are available at a fixed monthly rate. The house boasts modern amenities, with an iPad controlling the Nest AC & furnace, pool & spa, Sonos speakers, and Google mesh WiFi network.
A long-term tenant/grounds supervisor occupies a separate guest quarters, complete with its own walled garden and parking. A friendly deaf grey cat resides on the property, occasionally paying a visit.
Please inquire for more details and availability.
3 bedrooms | 2.5 bathrooms | ±3000 sq ft. | Pool