Open House Obsession: The Perfect Santa Barbara Bungalow
Where: 924-B Garden Street, Santa Barbara
When: Sunday, April 27 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Asking Price: $1.49M
What: Low-slung and set very close to the street, this c. 1940 2-bed, 2-bath cottage was never "starving artists" housing. Santa Barbara had been a mecca for well-heeled aesthetes since the early 1900s, and the enclave of El Caserio was laid out in the late 1920s by the firm of Edwards & Plunkett, who most likely designed this house as well. With an interior that's carefully detailed– and almost entirely fitted out in horizontal planks of Douglas Fir– it's currently set up with two living rooms, one of which was probably used as a studio:
The bedrooms are not especially interesting, but we're loving the kitchen:
More: Have look at the Village Properties website for more historic Santa Barbara and Montecito properties.