In the hilltop community of Bel Air Knolls in Santa Barbara, California, a 1962 home is on the market after a recent renovation. The 1,815-square-foot residence at 1144 Portesuello Avenue offers four bedrooms and two full bathrooms, plus one partial bath. It also includes a spacious garage, as well as more than 800 square feet of landscaped gardens and private rear patios.
Multiple skylights illuminate the home’s primary living area, which features vaulted ceilings, a full-height fireplace, and wide-plank European oak floors. A 14-foot panoramic folding door connects the living room to a large patio with an al fresco dining setup and multiple outdoor lounges.
On the other side of the main living room, an open dining space connects to a chef’s kitchen updated with custom cabinetry, an oversize island, and luxury appliances. Modern brass fixtures and wooden shelves add a touch of warmth to the muted palette.
The primary bedroom features a custom, walk-in closet and an en suite bathroom with Italian terrazzo flooring and a large, step-in shower. Scroll ahead to see more of the residence, currently listed for $2,795,000.
1144 Portesuello Avenue in Santa Barbara, California, is currently listed for $2,795,000 by Tyler Mearce and Renee Marvin of Sotheby’s International Realty – Montecito Brokerage.
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