594 North Hope Avenue, Santa Barbara
Exceptional Santa Barbara Craftsman
Resting quietly on 1/2 acre bordering a creek and at the end of a private lane, this Craftsman-style beauty offers approximately 3,700 sq. ft. of casual luxury. The spacious front portico, true to its heritage, features stone pillar and wood post columns and a high, open truss ceiling. The home’s entryway reveals a refreshing open floorplan with the exposed switchback stairway, living and family rooms all within view. A high ceiling, crown molding and warming fireplace enhance the living room, while the adjacent dining room beckons the beauty of Santa Barbara via a large French door to an intimate patio surrounded by tasteful landscaping.
The spacious kitchen features an expansive center island, granite counters, gourmet appliances and four large windows bathing the space in light. An informal dining area comfortably accommodates six and provides French doors to a covered patio perfect for al fresco repasts. A relaxing family room hosts built-in bookcases and a fireplace with raised stone hearth. Together with the open kitchen and dining area, it forms a wonderful Great Room.
The abode’s downstairs is also home to a spacious bedroom suite with its own bath, walk-in closet, separate entry and backyard access. A large laundry room, convenient laundry chute and access to the two-car garage are nearby.
Four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a den, office or playroom with built-in surround sound grace the upstairs of this fantastic home. The master suite hosts a peaceful sitting area, sumptuous bath with large soaking tub, spacious glassed-in shower and dual sinks, and a walk-in closet. French doors open to a private terrace overlooking the beautiful backyard. Each of the remaining bedrooms features crown molding or a charming peaked ceiling.
Lush lawns, attractive landscaping and patios nearly surround the residence, while a fanciful tree house adds a touch of whimsy to the two-level backyard. The home’s additional accoutrements include hardwood floors, recessed lighting, nine foot ceilings and dual-zone heating. Located in coveted Hope Elementary School District this property enjoys unsurpassed convenience to services and amenities of Santa Barbara’s La Cumbre & San Roque areas.