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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

Top 5 Real Estate Sales in Samarkand, Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice The Samarkand neighborhood of Santa Barbara encompasses a wonderful stretch of homes located between Las Positas (Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course), State Street, De La Vina, Oak Park, and the freeway.  Most locals associate the Samarkand area with being a quiet place to live that features pride of ownership homes, beautifully maintained streets and no overhead utilities/power lines. Samarkand also gives off a vibe of a safe and tight- knit community located within walking distance to some wonderful dining options such as Via Maestra, Los Agaves, and Renaud's. With regards to real estate, I have gone... Continue Reading >

Mission Canyon Top 5 Highest Real Estate Sales – Santa Barbara CA

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Mission Canyon as a place to live here in Santa Barbara is full of character and charm.  This likely stems at least partially from the combination of the community’s eclectic mix of residential styles, mountain and ocean views, narrow curving and winding roads without curbs, sidewalks, or traffic lights. Mission Canyon has a true historical feel to it here in Santa Barbara with several visible stone walls, bridges, and treasured archaeological features.  Mission Canyon is also home to the cherished Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and Rocky Nook Park. With regards to real estate, Mission Canyon is... Continue Reading >

Real Estate & Homes For Sale In The Roosevelt School District – Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice For the majority of younger families, school district is one of the key important criteria when looking at real estate here in Santa Barbara.  The Roosevelt School has become over the years a sought after elementary schools in our town, located in the prestigious Upper East neighborhood near The Santa Barbara Mission.  The local opinion of Roosevelt School is almost across the board very positive.  Here is the current review by GreatSchools.org. Roosevelt School "WELCOME TO ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Our strong community of teachers, parents, and staff make Roosevelt a wonderful place for children to learn and grow. Together, we... Continue Reading >

San Roque Mid Year Real Estate Market Update – Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Real Estate Voice Here are some of the latest statistics for the real estate market here in the San Roque area here in Santa Barbara.  Overall the market for San Roque has been very robust the entire year, except for the last 6-8 weeks.  With the overall market in general flattening out, San Roque itself is starting to see price reductions and homes on the market longer than the norm. View All Current Active San Roque Real Estate & Homes for Sale [optima_express_toppicks id="144750" sortBy="pd" header="true" includeMap="true"] Further Reading: Santa Barbara Market Statistics San Roque Real... Continue Reading >

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 >