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What $2 million buys right now in three Santa Barbara County communities

What $2 million buys right now in three Santa Barbara County communities
5395 8th St. (Realtor.com)

Here’s a look at what roughly $2 million buys right now in the city of Carpinteria and the communities of Montecito and Santa Ynez in Santa Barbara County.

CARPINTERIA: On the market for the first time in half a century, this 1880s Victorian is anchored by a grand staircase dotted with stained-glass windows.

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Address: 5395 8th St., Carpinteria, 93013

Listed for: $1.995 million for four bedrooms, three bathrooms in 3,500 square feet (7,814-square-foot lot)

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Features: Front porch; high ceilings; period chandeliers; wood-lined loft

About the area: In the 93013 ZIP Code, based on four sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in July was $973,000, down 15.1% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

945 Aleeda Lane, Santa Barbara.
945 Aleeda Lane, Santa Barbara. (Realtor.com)

MONTECITO: Built in the ’60s, this corner-lot country home includes an expansive brick patio and grassy lawn.

Address: 945 Aleeda Lane, Santa Barbara, 93108

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Listed for: $1.965 million for three bedrooms, three bathrooms in 2,130 square feet (15,246-square-foot lot)

Features: Raised ceilings; center-island kitchen; skylights; expanded master suite

About the area: In the 93108 ZIP Code, based on 13 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in July was $2.875 million, down 3.3% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

4001 Long Valley Road.
4001 Long Valley Road. (Realtor.com)

SANTA YNEZ: Four structures make up this 18-acre compound: a lodge-like main home, a one-bedroom guesthouse, a garage and a light-filled art studio.

Address: 4001 Long Valley Road, Santa Ynez, 93460

Listed for: $1.98 million for three bedrooms, two bathrooms in 2,529 square feet (18.56-acre lot)

Features: Floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace; wood floors; open plan; skylit studio space; valley views

About the area: In the 93460 ZIP Code, based on seven sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in July was $1.616 million, up 126% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

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7166 Shepard Mesa Road.
7166 Shepard Mesa Road. (Realtor.com)

CARPINTERIA: This pink and green cottage is perched on a landscaped lot with succulent gardens, fruit trees and ocean views.

Address: 7166 Shepard Mesa Road, Carpinteria, 93013

Listed for: $2 million for four bedrooms, three bathrooms in 2,816 square feet (.85-acre lot)

Features: Wraparound deck; Saltillo tile floors; picture windows; updated kitchen

About the area: In the 93013 ZIP Code, based on four sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in July was $973,000, down 15.1% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

1647 Posilipo Lane, Unit A.
1647 Posilipo Lane, Unit A. (Realtor.com)

MONTECITO: It’s a short walk to the water from this palm-topped town house with hardwood floors and an ocean-view balcony.

Address: 1647 Posilipo Lane, Unit A, Montecito, 93108

Listed for: $2 million for three bedrooms, three bathrooms in 1,940 square feet (2,000-square-foot lot)

Features: Living room with fireplace; wood-beamed master suite; two-car garage

About the area: In the 93108 ZIP Code, based on 13 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in July was $2.875 million, down 3.3% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

3791 Live Oak Road.
3791 Live Oak Road. (Realtor.com)

SANTA YNEZ: Two Spanish-style homes, both draped in hardwood and topped by clay tile roofs, fill out this gated compound in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley.

Address: 3791 Live Oak Road, Santa Ynez, 93460

Listed for: $1.995 million for three bedrooms, three bathrooms in 4,411 square feet (18.76-acre lot)

Features: Great room with vaulted ceilings; marble-topped island; picture windows; two-car garage with workshop

About the area: In the 93460 ZIP Code, based on seven sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in July was $1.616 million, up 126% year over year, according to CoreLogic.

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