Santa Barbara is an enclave of 250 homes, patio homes, and courtyard homes developed in the 1990’s by a California based developer. This guard-gated community features a unique “Santa Barbara” style, with floorplans and features not commonly seen in Boca Raton. All homes feature 2 car garages, tile roofs, high ceilings, and California flair. Many buyers love Santa Barbara for it’s proximity to Town Center Mall, I-95, the Turnpike, and easy access to Downtown Boca.
Within the community, Santa Barbara offers many Country Club amenities, a large renovated gym, sparkling pool and jacuzzi, card room, media room, and tennis courts, all without an equity fee or dues. The club, streets, and homes are all meticulously maintained, and have uniformity without seeming cookie-cutter.
The homes in Santa Barbara themselves exude luxury, with many being the perfect first home or seasonal residence. The smallest homes are 1 bedroom, 2 bath patio homes, many featuring private splash pools. Despite the low bedroom count, these homes are extremely roomy and feature a garage, large living area, eat-in kitchen, and expansive master suite. Included in the space is a den, which can be used as a study, guest room, or can even be converted into a full second suite. On the larger side, you’ll find two-story 5 bedroom courtyard homes, with separate guest houses, pavered patio courtyard, and large living and dining areas. Expect both casual and formal dining options, vaulted ceilings, and an overall spacious design.
Developed in the 90’s some do have original white formica kitchens, tile floors, and wallpaper, though many have been upgraded to modern cabinetry, stainless appliances, marble and wood floor, and other more modern finishes. Buyers flock to Santa Barbara for its central location, security, and resort lifestyle.
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