One of the first homes built on the upper Riviera in the late 1920’s, 1707 Paterna Road blends romantic, vintage charm with relaxed living. Situated on a gentle, sunny slope and secluded within a sanctuary of mature hedges, the villa-style residence offers a private hillside haven.
The sprawling property welcomes guests with a Mediterranean style stucco façade surrounded by a mélange of lush greenery and outfitted with a vintage, red tile covered portico. Step inside the front door and you’re greeted by a mosaic tile entryway and an expansive living room that offers bright, natural light, vaulted ceilings, and generous windows that frame panoramic views of ocean, harbor, and islands.
The enchanting 1920s home has been lovingly restored, yet still evokes uniquely nostalgic period charm, featuring vintage hardware, original oak floors, claw foot tub, and pedestal sinks. Within the 3,340 square foot residence, spacious rooms are beautifully contained, yet flow seamlessly from one airy room to another. Spanning both first and second floors, four sun-soaked bedrooms are appointed with sizable windows, and French doors adorn the master bedroom, living room, and office.
Step beyond the office’s French doors and you’ll be met with a spacious, covered veranda that’s ripe for al fresco entertaining. Beyond the patio, an extensive yard gives way to a private, fairytale garden. Meandering pathways twist through the flourishing garden dotted with grapefruit, lemon, tangerine, peach, apricot, plum, fig, avocado, persimmon, and olive trees, fragrant roses, drought resistant succulents, and decades-old oak trees.
A sleepy street with gentle charm, Paterna Road is one of the rare roads on the Riviera that’s appointed with a sidewalk, making it well-equipped for early morning dog walks or twilight strolls. Located in close proximity to El Encanto Hotel, the Old Mission, Riviera Theatre, Santa Barbara Tennis Club, numerous parks and hiking trails, the residence offers an endless supply of entertainment options. With warm early-morning sunshine, cool late-afternoon breezes, serene sense of calm, and abundance of vintage charm, 1707 Paterna Road is bound to enchant whoever crosses the threshold.
Just The Facts