An indoor-outdoor spin on modern living in Santa Barbara

Walls of glass look out on decks with dining and lounging space.
(Ciro Coelho)

This innovative home in Santa Barbara showcases convenience and efficiency through contemporary design. Clean lines, an open-plan layout and an abundance of natural light reinforce the modernist architecture. Less apparent are such sustainable-energy features as exterior shades and privacy screens, a home automation system and low-water landscaping with an automated irrigation system.

Address: 20 Cedar Lane, Santa Barbara 93108

Price: $2.35 million


Built: 2012

Architects: Shubin + Donaldson

Lot size: 10,000 square feet

House size: 2,528 square feet, four bedrooms, three bathrooms

Features: Outdoor dining courtyard, hardwood decks, lap pool, spa, outdoor shower off the master bedroom, two-car garage

About the area: The median sale price for single-family homes in the 93108 ZIP Code in April was $2.403 million based on 17 sales, according to CoreLogic. That was a 28.3% decrease compared with the same month the previous year.

Agent: Suzanne Perkins, (805) 895-2138, Sotheby’s International Realty

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