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Kevin Schmidtchen

Realtor
Sotheby's International Realty

1436 State Street

Santa Barbara, CA 93101

[email protected]

Phone or Text

(805) 689-6877

New Listing – Santa Barbara Lower Riviera Crastman with Ocean Views

Santa Barbara Real Estate – The Riviera

Location: 1808 Loma St, Santa Barbara CA 93103

Offered Price: $1,775,000

Larger pristine private feeling 1920′s Riviera Craftsman home with old world charm.  Quiet Riviera location, close to El Encanto, The Mission, parks and downtown.  3 bed / 3 bath upstairs, 1 bed, office, plus TV room and bath on main level.  Legal guest apartment with separate entrance located downstairs.  Remodeled kitchen and baths, newer wood cabinets and built-ins, ocean views, mature landscaping , set on approximately .25 acre.  Upper East feel located on the Lower Riviera.

 

1808 Loma - Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma – Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma - Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma – Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma - Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma – Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma - Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma – Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma - Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma – Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma - Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma – Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma - Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma – Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma - Riviera Real Estate

1808 Loma – Riviera Real Estate

 

1808 Loma Improvements by Current Owners

 

1. Increased length of driveway on top to accommodate 2 cars toward the far garage

2. Raised the sandstone retaining walls on top tier and bottom tier by 2ft.

3. Cleared landscape overgrowth and planted new landscape

4. Installed landscape lighting in front of house, driveway and back wall

5. Repainted stone garage and painted interior of other garage

6. Painted exterior house and touch ups to interior

7. Addressed drainage issues adjacent to house by installing French drains in back of house and rerouted drainage in front of house

8. Hired roofer to check and do any obvious maintenance on main roof and garages

  • Far garage has new metal stripping
  • Both garage roofs checked and elastomeric roof coating placed on each roof

9. Installed a storage shed on concrete slab

10. Newer redwood fence installed as well as retaining wall

11. Cement repair on walkways

12. Contractor inspected foundation for any possible defects and maintenance

  • Contractor installed 2 new additional vertical support beams under house and checked all venting and electrical from basement to code

13. Updated a lot of electrical from past inspection including all GFI outlets to code

14. Installed new water heater

15. Installed air conditioning and new central heating

16. Placed new ducting system through out house

17. Installed motion security lighting around house – front and back side

18. Replaced exterior doors lower level

19. Canvas awning fabricated fir over front of studio

20. Granite counter tops, sink and new refrigerator in studio

21. Separate security system wired for studio

22. Updated washer dryer in studio

23. Installed two floor to ceiling built-ins in great room and created great room for main floor of house

  • Removed two bathrooms on main floor to create more space for office and multimedia room

24. Created new built-ins including wet bar, soap stone countertops and wine fridge

25. Installed entertainment system with surround sound for multimedia room and separate surround sound for great room with separate volume controls

26. Placed recess ceiling lighting on main floor

27. Sound system wiring installed for kitchen and upstairs master

28. Created mud room with built-ins, cast iron utility sink / laundry area with new slate tile and dimmer and auto lighting

29. New bathroom remodel on main floor

30. New bathroom remodel upstairs refinished antique claw foot tub from early 1900

31. Lower bath – slate tile, new pedestal sink faucet toilet and tub and high end glass door.

32. Upper bath – Italian marble Hex Polished tile, new pedestal sink and toilet

33. Updated closet system with California closets in all rooms including linen closet in hallway

34. Placed new window coverings in bedrooms and on main floor

35. Updated security system in whole house

36. New lighting fixtures in master and dining room

37. Added hand railing to main floor and lower level

38. Replaced numerous glass panes and adjustments to all window and doors to make sure functioning properly

39. Replaced hardware where appropriate

40. Replaced or repaired any window framing issues

41. Douglas hardwood floor inspection and repaired floor as needed

42. Built in desk and cabinetry in office

Further Reading:

  1. Riviera Real Estate Sales Year to Date
  2. What Are Considered the Higher End Neighborhoods in Santa Barbara
  3. The Riviera Neighborhood – Santa Barbara CA

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For information on Real Estate here in Santa Barbara, Montecito and/or our surrounding areas, as well as any other aspects of life in our area, please don’t hesitate to contact Kevin Schmidtchen at Sotheby’s Int’l Realty.

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