September 13th, 2019 at 12:00 pm


With all the hustle and bustle of living in the city, you may be finding yourself in need of some fresh air, some middle-of-nowhere peace and quiet, and, of course, mountain views. Buying a home on the outskirts could mean a better place to raise a family, dealing with no traffic, lower crime rates, and space for days.

Here, we rounded up 14 homes for sale in Southern California with some of the most breathtaking mountain views you’ve ever come across to help make that decision ASAP.

Montecito | $22,450,000

Presented by Cristal Clarke


This modern French-like country estate is everything you could ever want in a home and more. It features a main residence built in 1947, along with a guest studio, cabana, multiple garages, and even a horse barn.

Montecito | $5,350,000

Presented by Cristal Clarke


Boasting both scenic and mountain views, this charming, modernized farmhouse has a formal foyer, a lavish dining room, and even a sun room with views of a gorgeous backyard with intricate landscaping, and even a bit of the ocean. Dreamy!

Santa Barbara | $5,295,000

Presented by Cristal Clarke


One of our favorites is always a Spanish-style residence, and this one comes complete with amazing upgrades, two acres of lush gardens, mature trees, and walking paths to a central courtyard where you can dine every night al fresco. What more can you ask for?!

Santa Maria | $3,975,000

Presented by Laura Drammer


Just outside of Los Olivos sits this private retreat close to Santa Barbara County’s wine and food hub. It features three beds, four baths, and is set on a breathtaking mesa with 360-degree views of untouched oak savannah. Are you picturing yourself there already?

Los Angeles | $3,799,000

Presented by Yvette Busot and Larry Young


If you are looking for a bit more privacy and want to be surrounded by green spaces, look no further! This rare, one-story home has just been redone and along with contemporary designs, it features head-on views of the Moraga Vineyards, and an overall distinctive peaceful setting.

Santa Barbara | $3,750,000

Presented by Angela B. Moloney


A home that sits on over 1.7 acres with ocean, harbor, city, AND mountain views? Sign us up! This beauty is gated, includes a palm-lined driveway, and a chic open floor plan perfect for all of your parties and gatherings.

Santa Ynez | $2,995,000

Presented by Brett Ellingsberg


This luxurious recently remodeled home has the architectural details you never knew you needed, from Tuscan columns to travertine tile floors. Turn-key and very private, it also features lawns, stone patios, and an infinity pool to entertain all year long.

Santa Barbara | $2,995,000

Presented by Marsha Kotlyar


A ranch-style home suited for all of your needs. This is a complete remodel, with en-suite bedrooms, an inviting living room with stone fireplace, and an open-concept kitchen. This is one of our top picks, as it features a stunning deck with panoramic mountain views that you will never be able to get enough of.

Summerland | $2,875,000

Presented by Kat Hitchcock


This is a true seaside oasis, with all of the perfect sunset, ocean, and sweeping mountain views you can get! It has been custom-designed to accentuate its tranquil setting, and is very versatile. It also has multiple view decks, impeccable landscaping, and pathways throughout the property.

San Diego | $1,789,000

Presented by Robyn Raskind Properties


If you are not ready to commit to being too far away from the city, this one is for you! Though, we can guarantee you will probably never want to leave once you step inside this desirable hacienda. Aside from its unobstructed views of golf courses and mountains, the grounds also come with courtyards, a built-in BBQ, stone fireplaces, and plenty of seating areas.

Pasadena | $1,685,000

Presented by Keiko Watanabe


This mid-century traditional home is nestled next to a golf club and was built in 1963. Floor to ceiling windows provide panoramic canyon views from the breakfast room, living room, and even the master bedroom.

Solvang | $1,295,000

Presented by Laura Drammer


Tucked away near hills and endless valleys, this incredible home features vaulted ceilings, a sun room, and a large deck. In addition to the main residence, it also has a garden room that adds another 437 square feet, which can be converted into another bedroom or even office.

Escondido | $899,000

Presented by Cindy Waasdorp


Ready for a home with a view, but not willing to break the budget? This property is not only perfect, but has been remodeled to include open concept plans throughout, skylights, hardwood flooring, and granite counters. We also can’t forget to note that there are two gazebos/cabanas, and an outdoor kitchen.

Escondido | $819,000

Presented by Dick and Kathy Daniels


If living in a gated community is one of your priorities, this gem is exactly what you might be after. Its designer tile flooring, upgraded features, and outdoor entertainment areas are the details that make this home every buyer’s dream.

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