Justin Timberlake said in “The Social Network” that a million dollars isn’t cool. Although $1 million doesn’t go as far as it used to, it’s still a nice chunk of change in some parts of the Southland real estate market. Here’s a look at what that benchmark number buys around Carpinteria, Santa Ynez and other parts of Santa Barbara County.
A permitted studio accompanies this two-bedroom California Cottage in the San Roque neighborhood.
Address: 2905 Paseo del Refugio, Santa Barbara, 93105
Listed for: $999,000 for two bedrooms, one bathroom in 1,175 square feet (9,147-square-foot lot)
Features: Remodeled kitchen; skylights; vaulted ceilings
About the area: In the 93105 ZIP Code, based on 19 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $1.125 million, down 5.9% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.
Designed by local architect Jan Hochhauser, this shingled residence sits adjacent to a creek on more than half an acre.
Address: 899 Concha Loma Drive, Carpinteria, 93013
Listed for: $995,000 for three bedrooms, three bathrooms in 1,989 square feet (0.53-acre lot)
Features: Travertine floors; cherry wood cabinetry; solar-power system
About the area: In the 93013 ZIP Code, based on eight sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $860,000, down 8.6% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.
Set behind gates in the Oakhill Estates community, this two-story takes in mountain and ocean views from a patio set off the master suite.
Address: 6030 Oak Valley Court, Santa Maria, 93455
Listed for: $998,000 for four bedrooms, three bathrooms in 3,655 square feet (1-acre lot)
Features: Great room with a fireplace; center-island kitchen; oversized garage
About the area: In the 93455 ZIP Code, based on 57 sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $389,000, up 3.7% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.
This charming cottage, with a wide front porch and overhanging eaves, sits minutes away from Los Olivos’ vibrant downtown area.
Address: 2905 Alta St., Los Olivos, 93441
Listed for: $979,000 for three bedrooms, four bathrooms in 2,132 square feet (6,969-square-foot lot)
Features: Light hardwood floors; updated kitchen with subway tile; fireplace
About the area: In Santa Ynez, based on eight sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $756,000, down 39.5% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.
This multilevel home takes in views of the ocean, mountains and the Channel Islands from its hillside location.
Address: 2467 San Marcos Pass Road, Santa Barbara, 91305
Listed for: $999,000 for three bedrooms, two bathrooms in 2,046 square feet (0.74-acre lot)
Features: View patio/deck; hardwood floors; living room with fireplace
About the area: In Santa Barbara, based on 131 combined single-family and condo sales, the median sales price in May was $1.034 million, down 8% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.
Subdued hues, vaulted ceilings and tile floors lend a contemporary look to this four-bedroom home in the Winchester Commons community.
Address: 7944 Winchester Circle, Goleta, 93177
Listed for: $1.01 million for four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms in 2,203 square feet (8,712-square-foot lot)
Features: Updated center-island kitchen; master suite with two walk-in closets
About the area: In the 91377 ZIP Code, based on eight sales, the median sales price for single-family homes in May was $880,000, up 10% from May 2015, according to CoreLogic.
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