Carl Gambino | Luxury Real Estate Agent in Beverly Hills
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808 Riven Rock Rd | Montecito

 

808 Riven Rock Rd | Montecito
Listed at $5,999,999

With an ode to resort lifestyle, this sprawling estate is set among a lush landscape of mature palms and an acre of tropical gardens with panoramic mountain views. A private enclave, this special property is situated within the confines of Montecito Union School District and has recently been extensively renovated and furnished by the Los Angeles based Jonathan Barnett Design Group. Upon entering the home’s exterior gates, one experiences a feeling of privacy, and calmness. 

The grounds are fully landscaped implementing plant species all native to the islands of Hawaii. Indoor areas feature a large open plan kitchen with stone countertops, a dining room with a gas fireplace, and soaring vaulted ceilings. A service area off the kitchen includes a butlers pantry, wine storage, laundry and home office. The central wing of the home includes a powder room, two bedrooms with ensuite baths and a sumptuous master suite appointed with his and hers closets and a large spa bathroom with steam shower and jacuzzi tub. The living area leads to a separate reading room and large yoga studio/home gym. Directly adjacent, is an additional bedroom/home office with its own entrance and bathroom connected to a three-car garage.

The low maintenance grounds include a large pool with built-in jacuzzi, natural flagstone surrounds, pond, and fire pit. Off of the pool lies a custom-built covered barbecue and bar area with seating for 8 perfect for barbecues and evening cocktails. The standalone cabana situated on a lower level surrounded by lush green plantings encompasses a built-in kitchenette, en-suite bathroom, and private veranda that overlooks a recreational putting green. One truly has to experience this property in person to appreciate its uniqueness.