Featured Properties

The following links will provide you with detailed information on Harry Kolb's current exclusive listings. These are some of the most exclusive Montecito estates and homes, Santa Barbara estates and homes, Carpinteria polo ranches and ocean front homes and Hope Ranch estates and homes. Take a tour through some of our areas most beautiful properties. Click on the thumbnail photo for more detailed information.

Rancho San Carlos
Montecito, California

Through grand gates where giant palms stand as silent sentinels is the magnificent Ranch San Carlos, a 237 acre estate property that for nearly 100 years has been under the ownership of one family. This extraordinary property cascades down the foothills of Montecito and offers panoramic vistas across the valley to the shimmering blue Pacific.

A long, gently curving driveway over a half-mile long is edged with Santa Barbara stone ascends through acres of citrus groves to the sprawling hilltop manor home designed in 1931 by master architect Reginald Johnson for one of America's most prestigious families. Johnson was the pre-eminent architect of the era and continues to be celebrated for the many notable homes he designed in Pasadena and Montecito.    Read More...

Ocean View Italian Villa
Montecito, California

A 1999 Italian Villa of approximately 7,547 sq.ft. of living space designed by Jon Sorrell set on 3± rolling acres in the heart of Montecito offering panoramic ocean and island as well as majestic Montecito Valley and mountain views. This elegant 4-bedroom home features a grand two-story entrance loggia with 21-foot high ceiling and a two-story living room with mezzanine, a dramatic center atrium, and a large floor-to-ceiling fireplace with over mantel. The home also includes a music/family room with walls of glass that open to the pool area, the formal dining room has three sets of French doors   Read More...

511 Las Fuentes Drive
Montecito, California

Set on what may be the most dramatic and premier location within the prestigious Birnam Wood Golf Club, this highly refined home of approximately 5,084 sq. ft. offers spectacular mountain and lake views from its expansive rooms along with the finest examples of superior construction and design. The three-bedroom plus den home offers high ceilings, handsome moldings, stone fireplaces, warm parquet oak floors and generous marble baths. One of the largest and most inspiring homes in the club.  Read More...

El Cedro
Montecito, California

El Cedro, designed by famed architect Joseph Plunkett, set in Montecito’s Hedgerow District, has it all: Renowned Architecture; today’s Floorplan with four suites each with bath and fireplace: Grounds for family entertaining: and Proximity to MUS, the Upper and Coast Villages. Reflecting all the grace and charm of old Montecito, this historic residence has been the home to the same family since the 1970s. Completed in 1921, the home includes five bedrooms, six fireplaces, and staff quarters. The grounds include a patio and lush gardens with a huge lawn for games and parties. An oversized 3-car garage with workshop completes the package that awaits your upgrades to modern mechanicals. The estate’s name “El Cedro” commemorates the numerous cedar trees and redwoods guarding the entrance and perimeter.  Read More...

Casa Das Palmas
Montecito, California

Enjoy resort style living near Santa Barbara's Hendry's Beach at Casa Das Palmas. Private grounds include a gated entrance, circular drive, lighted tennis court, pool and spa among beautiful specimen trees and a mature landscape creating an oasis-like setting on 1.45 usable acres. Built in 1978 by local architect Michael Carmichael, this 4 bed / 3 bath single level Hacienda home has Spanish elements throughout. The living room features Saltillo tile floors, beamed ceilings, a custom fireplace and wet-bar opening to a covered veranda with outdoor fireplace.  Read More...

Kukuilani Estate
Kukuilani, Kauai

Two Unique Homes on A Private Gated Estate in Kauai. Perched on a bluff overlooking the Wailua River and Mt. Waialeale is a property of impeccable quality and solitude just minutes away from beaches. The home was designed by noted Honolulu architect Trigg Smith, consists of two custom-built homes in the theme of a traditional Hawaiian Plantation owner’s residence with touches of Asian and Mediterranean influences. The buildings are made architecturally distinctive with use of the James W. Dickey double-hip roof line, extensive uses of sand-color stucco, and African Albica wood.  Read More...