A range of af­ford­abil­ity in Santa Bar­bara

Santa Bar­bara is among the prici­est cities when it comes to real es­tate, but not ev­ery home will break the bank. Here’s a look at what your money buys at three price points.

Los Angeles Times - - HOT PROPERTY - — Neal J. Leit­ereg

This Crafts­man bun­ga­low, dat­ing to about a cen­tury ago, is among eight orig­i­nal res­i­dences that make up this down­town-area com­plex. Ad­dress: 1226 Castillo St., No. 1, Santa Bar­bara, 93101 Listed for: $680,000 for two bed­rooms, one bath­room in 918 square feet Fea­tures: Wide front porch; liv­ing room with fire­place; hard­wood floors

About the area: In the 93101 ZIP Code, based on 14 sales, the me­dian sales price for sin­gle-fam­ily homes in May was $950,0000, an in­crease of 18.9% year over year, ac­cord­ing to CoreLogic.

Built in 1895, this Mis­sion Re­vival-style house com­bines pe­riod de­tails with mod­ern com­forts such as an up­dated kitchen. Ad­dress: 2014 Gar­den St., Santa Bar­bara, 93105 Listed for: $2.595 mil­lion for five bed­rooms, 3.5 bath­rooms in 3,866 square feet (0.32-acre lot) Fea­tures: Na­tive-plant gar­den; pe­riod win­dows; vaulted ceil­ings

About the area: In the 93105 ZIP Code, based on 26 sales, the me­dian sales price for sin­gle-fam­ily homes in May was $1.1 mil­lion, down 2.2% year over year, ac­cord­ing to CoreLogic.

This post­mod­ern res­i­dence, de­signed by Don Ped­er­son and built in 1980, makes the most of its ocean-view set­ting with walls of win­dows and ex­pan­sive ter­races. Ad­dress: 3202 Cam­panil Drive, Santa Bar­bara, 93109 Listed for: $6.5 mil­lion for four bed­rooms, four bath­rooms in 4,415 square feet (3.24-acre lot) Fea­tures: Liv­ing room with 24-foot-high ceil­ings; three fire­places; eques­trian fa­cil­i­ties

About the area: In the 93109 ZIP Code, based on 17 sales, the me­dian for sin­gle-fam­ily homes in May was $1.399 mil­lion, up 7.7% year over year, ac­cord­ing to CoreLogic.

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