September 30th, 2022 at 11:00 am

Enjoy ocean, island, and canyon views from this turnkey Montecito contemporary ranch-style home. Tucked away in the sought-after Eucalyptus Hill neighborhood, this property offers four bedrooms, three bathrooms, and an office/art studio set on .53 acres offers incredible privacy.

The home is offered at $4,495,000 by Kellie Clénet and Randy Freed in our Santa Barbara office.

Race car driver Evan Collins lived in the home from 1995 until his passing in early 2022. Evan was an accomplished Formula Ford driver, winning two national titles and setting numerous track records. Formula Ford, also known as F1600 and Formula F, is an entry-level class of single-seater, open-wheel formula racing.

Evan was driver from about 1970 to 1996, then a financial adviser in Santa Barbara after retiring from the track. Starting with Cobra racing, followed by Mustang racing, Evan was a lifelong car aficionado with a love of classic cars, and a skilled mechanic.

Inside, the versatile floorplan allows for easy living with an en-suite bedroom on the ground floor, and open-concept main living area with glass doors to the ocean view patio. The second floor features the primary suite with ocean views, fireplace, separate sitting room and balcony, plus two walk-in closets and a luxurious bath.

The resort-like grounds have a long L-shaped pool, spa, and an enchanting garden filled with fruit trees. A two-car garage is attached to the home for easy access, along with parking in the circular driveway. Additional features include solar panels for the pool and house electricity, and two sheds.

Well-positioned in the coveted 93108 ZIP code, this home offers quick and easy access to the Upper and Lower Montecito Villages, as well as to downtown Santa Barbara and the beach.

For more information about this Montecito home, get in touch with Kellie Clénet and Randy Freed for a private tour.

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