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Kevin Schmidtchen

Realtor
Berkshire Hathaway
Home Services
1255 Coast Village
Suite 102B
Montecito, CA 93108
kevinschmidtchen@yahoo.com
Phone or Text

(805) 689-6877

Santa Barbara

Oceanfront and Beachfront Real Estate for Santa Barbara, Montecito, Carpinteria and Hope Ranch CA.

Butterfly beach in Santa Barbara on a very calm day. The oceanfront along the Santa Barbara coastline is referred to as roughly the 20 miles that stretch from Goleta and Santa Barbara to Montecito and Carpinteria.  This entire coastline is blessed with some of the world's most scenic, clean and safe beaches, as well as some of the most spectacular estate properties.  As a surprise to many, most of our coast and beaches in the Santa Barbara area face south/southwest as opposed to the west, as most of the California beaches do.  This prominent south/southwest facing orientation along with the Santa Ynez coastal mountain... Continue Reading >

New San Roque Listing – 2949 Valencia Drive, Santa Barbara 93105

2949 Valencia Drive, Santa Barbara 93105 New Listing in San Roque Address: 2949 Valencia Drive, Santa Barbara CA 93105 Offered Price: $1,000,000 Open: Thursday 6/30 from 10:00 to 1:00 and Sunday 7/3 from 1:00 to 4:00 or by appt. Exceptionally well-cared for, remodeled, single level 3 bedroom 2 bath home located in Peabody School District. Well established neighborhood in San Roque, mountain views, mature landscape, great street, minutes to downtown and uptown Santa Barbara. Numerous upgrades including roof, a/c, heater, sewer lateral, windows, plumbing, electric, kitchen and more. View All Current Active San Roque Real Estate & Homes for Sale [optima_express_toppicks id="144750"... Continue Reading >

Wonderful Oak Park Cottage Style Home – New Listing 317 West Alamar – Santa Barbara CA

Oak Park - Cottage Style Home - 317 W. Alamar Location: Oak Park, West of State near Cottage Hospital - 317 W. Alamar Asking Price: $830,000 Formerly a dairy barn, this charming 2 story English Cottage sits in a park like setting. Nicely updated throughout, as well as low maintenance landscaping. 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, plus loft/office, living room with fireplace and 3rd bonus room downstairs. Upstairs has vaulted ceilings with partially covered sitting deck with mountain views. Walking distance to Cottage Hospital, Oak Park, shops and restaurants. Located in the coveted Peabody School District. Continue Reading >

Stylish, Spanish, Serene and Peaceful Feeling Cathedral Pointe Community in Santa Barbara CA.

Cathedral Pointe Home Located on the corner of Foothill Road and Patterson Avenue, close to town, yet having a semi rural feel to it, Cathedral Pointe is a high quality built planned development that offers beautiful landscaping and a community with good open space.  Like many of our newer developments found here in Santa Barbara CA, Cathedral Pointe offers the home owner stylistic architectural features that include open floor plans with lots of light, walk-in closets, tile roofing, gourmet kitchens and fenced yards. Additionally, you find the much sought after high ceilings in all the homes. Depending on the individual... Continue Reading >

San Roque Real Estate – Santa Barbara 2016 1st Quarter Update

2949 Valencia Drive, Santa Barbara 93105 There has been a lot of real estate activity in San Roque here in Santa Barbara in the first several months of 2016. Sales have been very steady with a good amount of new inventory coming on every week. Currently there are: 8 active listings for sale ranging in price from $900,000 to $1.85 million. 15 homes pending sale / under contract ranging in price from $685,000 to $2 million. 22 closed sales since the beginning of the year ranging in price from $700,000 to $1.85 million. Here below are some informative statistics... Continue Reading >

Vieja Gardens Community in Santa Barbara CA

Vieja Gardens Santa Barbara Vieja Gardens is a rather peaceful, quiet feeling planned community located next to the More Mesa Bluffs here in Santa Barbara CA.  The community was developed in 1971-1973 and features a total of 108 units, with a mixture of 3 bedroom and 2 bedroom town home style condos. The 3 bedroom units are roughly 1250 - 1385 sqft. with 2 baths and an attached 2 car garage. The 2 bedroom units are roughly 1050 - 1150 sqft. with 2 baths and an attached 2 car garage. All town homes have interior laundry, high ceilings and good... Continue Reading >

San Roque Real Estate Year End Review 2015 – Santa Barbara

Peabody School in San Roque San Roque Year In Review Overall there was a 12.8% increase in the median sold price for San Roque in 2105.  The median sold price was $1.1 million. The lowest sale was $725,000 and the highest sale was $1.975 million. San Roque homes sold for an average of $9 more per sqft. than in 2014.  The average was $700 per sqft., the lowest sale was at $423 per sqft., and the highest was at $1,141 per sqft. San Roque homes in 2015 were on the market for an average of 17... Continue Reading >