EstaTE SITE & Approved Plans for


Now Offered at $4,750,000

Amongst the legendary estates of Montecito’s landmark Ashley Road lie nearly two luxurious acres of land approached by a graceful entry lined with ancient oaks … leading to the quietude of an earlier era.  This is truly one of the outstanding home-sites offering scenery of Cold Springs Creek, massive sandstone boulders, picturesque natural landscape and majestic mountain views.  This magical setting provides a singular opportunity to create a dream home.

The acclaimed architect, William Hefner, has designed the ideal compound for this special site using his own coveted Montecito residence as a template.  The home will be a most welcoming environment that can best be described as a chic, modern farmhouse with a “California Casual” indoor - outdoor style of living including a guest studio, a swimmers pool and a generous cabana/meditation room or guest house, all connected by the courtyard living space.  Outstanding amenities, surrounded by tranquility, yet close to the enticing  shopping and restaurants of the charming Villages of Montecito.          

William Hefner Studios has produced exceptional life-like renderings of the home, gardens, courtyard, and pool for 819 Ashley Road. The renderings depict how the home will orient on the grounds to take best advantage of the site and surroundings. Approved Plans included in sale of estate site. Offered now for the ultimate opportunity to customize.

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Studio William Hefneralso recognized for subtle and relaxing landscape architecture, has envisioned stunning estate grounds that take advantage of the Zen-like natural surroundings and soothing mountain vistas. The included plans for the residence are designed for ultimate comfort in one of Montecito’s most desirable locations.

About Studio William Hefner: The Studio has developed a practice that fully integrates architecture, landscape, and interiors into a holistic design experience. With a diverse portfolio distinguished by modern and traditional as well as regionally specific architecture, all sharing an aesthetic sensibility of livability with a luxury of details and materials. They facilitate their clients vision, to create environments that will enrich life in intuitive and meaningful ways.

819 Ashley Road, Montecito 93108

This stunning estate site with approved plans from William Hefner Studios, sits about 3 miles from the coastline in a classic estate area of Montecito, California. Organized around a large central courtyard, the compound’s four structures include a single-story main residence, a pool cabana, a two-story studio and/or recreational structure, and a two-car garage.

The entryway leading up to the residence is a beautiful drive under the canopies of spectacular old oak trees. The compound is carefully orientated to take advantage of sweeping views of the Santa Ynez Mountains.


• Water meter, Montecito Water District
• Electrical service SoCal Edison
• Natural gas, SoCal Gas
• Private onsite waste water treatment system

Plans/Sq.' of Main House
                                      - First Floor:           4317 sf
                                      - Second Floor:       474 sf
                                Detached Garage:     689 sf
                                Pool Cabana:               798 sf
                                      - Total:                    6,237 sf

Site Plan

An architectural work of art with distinct and connected living areas, surrounding a focal courtyard complimented by a pool and pool house to complete the compound. With plans nearing final approval, utilities in place, and the building permit within sight, the residence will begin construction soon. This presents the rare occasion to customize a dream home without having forging through the years of planning and permitting challenges.


Embrace the rare prospect of this Montecito masterpiece, the sunny orientation complimented by the joy of natural surroundings …  Relish the lifestyle!

No other town does luxury or exudes an effortlessly chic vibe like Montecito.  While the Montecito area is home to great restaurants, clubs, resorts, shopping, and its own Farmer’s Market, its natural assets are the real stars of the show. Head to the stunning beaches for long walks, water sports or lounging; lace up your hiking boots and head outdoors to the trails of Montecito, where on a clear day you’ll find epic views from the city of Santa Barbara to the Channel Islands and beyond, or meander neighborhood gems on a lazy afternoon.


BUTTERFLY BEACH - Butterfly Beach, one of the more elegant beaches in the area, offers the perfect atmosphere for sunbathing, relaxing, and taking in the sunset with a glass of wine or champagne. Mild weather year-round provides endless enjoyment of the beautiful California coast.

SANTA BARBARA POLO CLUB - Nestled at the base of the stunning Santa Ynez Foothills, The Santa Polo & Racquet Club features word-class polo,  8 tennis courts in an open and inviting setting, & outdoor Junior Olympic sized pool, heated year-round.

CHANNEL ISLANDS MARINE SANCTUARY - Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, located off the coast of Santa Barbara and Ventura counties encompass Anacapa, Santa Cruz, Santa Rosa, and San Miguel islands. The sanctuary is a special place for species close to extinction, sensitive habitats, shipwrecks and maritime heritage artifacts.

CORAL CASINO BEACH AND CABANA CLUB - A private membership club, situated atop Butterfly Beach at Four Seasons Resort The Biltmore Santa Barbara. This legendary establishment and historic landmark has a rich history steeped in the glory of Hollywood & celebrated architecture.

MONTECITO HIKE AT TANGERINE FALLS - The 2.5-mile excursion to Tangerine Falls has 875 feet of elevation gain and everything a hiker could want — a soothing creek, plenty of shade, ocean views, and even a bit of off-trail rock hopping and scrambling , and an exceptional waterfalls

MONTECITO'S VALLEY CLUB - The Valley Club of Montecito is a private club, whose members enjoy golf, participation in social activities and each other's company. The Club grounds include a top ranked golf course, tennis, a clubhouse with living room, dining room, courtyards, and the Terrace Grill