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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

Downtown Neighborhood

Top 10 Highest Real Estate Sales in Santa Barbara CA for 2014 – Year to Date

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice The Santa Barbara real estate market in 2014 has continued to show its strong pace in the higher end market (for purposes here $2 million and above).  Sales have been very steady and demand for our higher end homes has been as strong as any segment of the market. Prices have continued to rise for most of the year, although just in the last 6-8 weeks we seem to have flattened out.  Certain homes that would of most likely sold within a few days to a few weeks earlier in the... Continue Reading >

Santa Barbara Downtown New Listing – Luxury Town Home

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Luxurious high-end town home located in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. Built in 2005, Barry Berkus designed La Aldea is a small complex of only 5 units. This wonderful home has 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, plus a 3rd bedroom/den that offers exceptional living. Main level features a larger open feeling gourmet kitchen finished with top of the line appliances, living room, formal dining room, 2 patios and a fireplace. The downstairs office / bedroom and bath allows for flexible commercial  / residential use. The upper level is devoted entirely... Continue Reading >

Newer High End Downtown Santa Barbara Luxury Town Home Listing – 929 Laguna St. #B

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice I am pleased to announce a new pocket listing.  This unit is actively for sale right now, but will not be going into the Santa Barbara MLS until late January.  Please call with any questions. Offered Price: $1,335,000 Address: 929 Laguna Street #B, Santa Barbara CA 93101 Built in 2005, this luxurious newer premier development, "La Aldea", has just 5 units.  Located only a quick stroll to Santa Barbara's renowned downtown area, this wonderful unit offers the lucky owners exceptional living.  The developers and current owners finished this unit with the high-end custom... Continue Reading >

New Listing – Wonderful Downtown Santa Barbara Town Home

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Just Listed 527 West Pueblo I am please to offer a wonderful new downtown town home located just 1 block from Cottage Hospital.  This spacious and well cared for Spanish style 3 bed, 3 bath downtown condo has an attached extra large 1 car garage with lots of built in storage, quiet and small association, high ceilings and skylights, 3 patios/decks, open kitchen.  Great location centrally located close to all that Santa Barbara downtown offers.  Easy on and off the freeway.  One bedroom & one bath are located on the ground level and 2... Continue Reading >

2 New Downtown Pocket Listings Available Now

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice I have 2 new pocket listings just signed.  Both will be going in the MLS in a few weeks (mid March), but can be shown already. The first is located at 2110 De La Vina and is a 2 bed 2.5 bath town home with an attached garage.  Smaller complex, close to downtown, good condition.  Price will be right around $575,000. The second is located 1 block from Cottage Hospital.  Very clean condition, 3 bed 3 bath, high ceilings, attached garage, laundry, nice patios.  Price will be around $625,000. Kevin Schmidtchen 805-689-6877 Continue Reading >

New Lower Rivera / Upper East Townhomes with Ocean Views and Close to Downtown Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Looking for a new built townhome or condo close to Downtown Santa Barbara? with views etc.?  Welcome to Bella Riviera.  Bella Riviera is a brand new community located here in Santa Barbara sandwiched in between The Upper East and The Lower Riviera neighborhoods.  Bella Riviera just opened this past week for sales with a total of 115 residences being offered.  Not all of these wonderful homes will be open to the public, as a portion have been set aside as housing for Cottage Hospital.  The site of Bella Rivera itself sits atop the... Continue Reading >

2011 Santa Barbara Real Estate Market Update for The Monroe Elementary School District

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice The main areas of the Monroe Elementary School District encompass the neighborhoods of The Mesa, Campanil Hill and Yankee Farm and then stretches over and grabs a small swath of Downtown. The Mesa area in Santa Barbara stretches from the Santa Barbara City College on the east and extends two and one-half miles to Arroyo Burro County Beach (or "Hendry's/The Pit" to locals).  The Mesa is an extremely desirable neighborhood and has often been voted the "Best Neighborhood" in a local paper's poll. The Mesa would be considered by most "a family neighborhood"... Continue Reading >