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Discover the latest Santa Barbara real estate listings below! Santa Barbara real estate belongs to one of the most desirable coastline regions in the state of California. Like Malibu, Santa Barbara is a south-facing coastal city. This tranquil locale is often affectionately dubbed the "American Riviera" due to its balmy Mediterranean climate and striking sapphire waters.

With breathtaking views of the Santa Ynez Valley, Santa Barbara is ideally located for anyone looking for resort-quality living all year round. Featuring a collection of stunning villas & estates inspired by their European counterparts, Santa Barbara real estate offers a choice selection of homes that will bring you closer to your ideal California lifestyle.

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Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $7.6M
Lowest Price $1.9M
Highest Price $39.8M
Total Listings 35
Avg. Days On Market 142
Avg. Price/SQFT $1.2K

Property Types (active listings)

Santa Barbara Homes for Sale

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Santa Barbara Real Estate Market

Santa Barbara homes for sale come in a broad variety of lovely west coast styles, from charming bungalows and ranchers to mid-sized Spanish-style houses and ultraluxury estates featuring 10-plus acres of green land. Property values for Santa Barbara homes begin at close to $740,000 and can range up to $23,000,000. The median price for a home in Santa Barbara is approximately $835,000. The city features an abundance of both expansive luxury homes and smaller family homes.

Santa Barbara Community Highlights

  • Hike one of the many trails of Los Padres National Forest
  • Enjoy the quick commute to University of California Santa Barbara
  • Shop on State Street to find anything you need
  • Explore the limitless world-class wineries & vineyards
  • Learn about local history at Casa del Herrero
  • Bike, walk, or relax at scenic Shoreline Park

The Santa Barbara Lifestyle

Living in Santa Barbara is an experience most can only dream of. As a result of its flawless weather and superlative location between ocean and mountains, the Santa Barbara community spends a lot of time outdoors. Popular recreational activities include boating, surfing, water sports, hiking, and biking along the city's stunning shoreline. Santa Barbara is also located in a premier wine region, a fact which draws many enthusiasts to the area. Wine tours & tastings are a local favorite and the landscape is filled with breathtaking vineyards.

Santa Barbara residents are lucky to be part of an active and involved troupe of locals—the community calendar is always full of interesting activities. Tradition plays a large part in community events: the Santa Barbara Arts & Crafts Show has been a fixture since 1965. The 90,500 inhabitants of this bustling town have access to some truly fine arts & culture.

In addition to its enviable location & endless recreational opportunities, Santa Barbara is also the site of multiple world-class educational institutions. These include the University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City College, Westmount College, Antioch University, and Brooks Institute of Photography. Whatever your passion is, you can easily pursue it in this exciting town.

Santa Barbara is famous worldwide for its spectacular nature and culture. Its beautiful setting and friendly, creative populace make it the ideal spot for anyone seeking a well-rounded lifestyle. Whether your days are filled with windsurfing, work, or relaxation, returning to a Santa Barbara home at the end of the day is the ultimate prize.

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