221 E Islay Street Santa Barbara, CA 93101US

Single Family, 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2,957 sq ft, 0.54 acres, 94 years old
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For Sale
62 Days
Price changed from $2,850,000 to $2,650,000 on 10/13/2016
Finished Sq Ft
2,957 sq ft
Single Family
Lot Size
0.54 ac
Mortgage Payment
Year Built
Santa Barbara (VC81)
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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties

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Here's an opportunity to restore a vintage Upper East estate, or remodel the existing home, & build a new home on the adjacent lot. 221 E. Islay is a 4BR,3BA, nearly 3000sf, c1922 Traditional style home on a 0.3 acre lot. The home needs work, but would make a great project. The adjacent, 0.24 acre lot behind the home could be incorporated to create a .54 acre estate, or built out separately. Other features include: - Great in-town location on a quiet street, close to State Street dining, shopping, entertainment and cultural venues, Roosevelt School, the Santa Barbara Bowl, Cottage Hospital, The Mission & Rose Garden, etc. 2 miles from the beach; - Hardwood floors throughout; - Large formal entry; - Grand piano-sized living room w/fireplace and sliding doors to side patio; - Banquet sized dining room w/fireplace; - Office; - Master suite upstairs has a private office/retreat/snore room/nursery; - Kitchen with breakfast bar and pantry; - Large utility room with access to partial basement; - Mountain views; - Large attic space; - Utilizing both lots, you would have room for a tennis court AND pool AND yard.

Previous Sales and Listing History

10/13/2016Price ChangeVCRDS 216012398$2,650,000
8/26/2016For SaleVCRDS 216012398$2,850,000

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221 E Islay Street Property Features

Dining Room, Master Bedroom, Den/Office, Formal Entry, Living Room, Office, Sun Room, Utility, Converted Bedroom, Retreat
Partial Basement, Pull Down Stairs to Attic
Breakfast Counter / Bar, Formal Dining Rm
Raised Hearth
Master Suite, WalkInCloset
Individual Room, Inside
Living Room, Dining
Natural Gas
Central Furnace
In, Connected & Paid
2-4 Lots, Back Yard, Corners Established, Fenced, Fenced Yard, Front Yard, Lot Shape-Irregular, Room for a Pool, Sidewalks, Street Paved, Street Public, Yard
Raised Foundation
City, Near Public Transit, Park Nearby
Detached/No Common Walls
Garage - Two Door, Garage Is Detached, Parking for Guests, Parking for Guests - Onsite
Covered Parking


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 Paul Hurst, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties
  Thursday, October 13, 2016 8:33:37 AM

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221 E Islay St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101US
221 E Islay St is located in the Downtown area of Santa Barbara, CA. This traditional style detached home has 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and approximately 2,957 sqft of living space. This property sits on 0.54 acres. This property is 94 years old, having been built in 1922. Similar detached homes nearby have 4 bedrooms, 3 baths and sell for around $2,300,000.
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