Mesa, Santa Barbara CA Homes & Real Estate

Included below are homes for sale and real estate on the Mesa, CA.

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Mesa May 23, 2022
4
Listed
17
Avg. DOM
$1,937.50
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$3,422,000
Med. List Price
4 Properties
$3,495,000
Neighborhood: 20 - Mesa
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,884
Sq.Ft.
1963
Year Built
5
Days on Site
22-1594
MLS
Feast your eyes on absolutely mesmerizing views from every vantage point of this knoll- top home perched above the Mesa community of Santa Barbara. This almost panoramic view property has incredible...
$1,700,000
Neighborhood: 20 - Mesa
3
Beds
2
Baths
1,066
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
6
Days on Site
22-1585
MLS
Great mesa home on a corner lot with lots of possibilities. This 3 bedroom 2 bath home is sold in 'as is' condition. Close to shopping , the beach and Washington Elementary School. Offers, if any,...
$3,349,000
Neighborhood: 20 - Mesa
4
Beds
2
Baths
1,922
Sq.Ft.
1961
Year Built
21
Days on Site
22-1390
MLS
Rare mesa view home. Ocean, campus, mountain, and sunset on the water views. Large lot in a great neighborhood, close to downtown, shopping, and the beach. Very private property with big back yard...
$14,300,000
Neighborhood: 20 - Mesa
5
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
5,591
Sq.Ft.
1996
Year Built
41
Days on Site
22-1138
MLS
A down-to-the-studs renovation offers a chance to live the CA Dream with 80' of bluff front! This chic home is full of modern & luxe design. Folding doors create an in/outdoor lifestyle & connect the...

Mesa Neighborhood Information

• What is it like to live on the Mesa? •

The Mesa stretches out from Santa Barbara City College on the East and extends up to Douglas Family Preserve and Hendry’s Beach, one of the beloved beaches in town. This neighborhood can be divided into East Mesa, West Mesa,  and Alta Mesa. I am going to refer to The Mesa as a whole here.

Most residents enjoy The Mesa predominantely for its proximity to the water and the casual, beachy neighborhood atmosphere. This laid-back lifestyle appeals to so many here in Santa Barbara. Families especially appreciate the great playgrounds and parks, walkability, and the overall sense of community. 

Both La Mesa Park and Shoreline Park are very popular. In fact, Shoreline Park is considered to be one of the best parks in Santa Barbara with its wide-open grassy areas, the toddler-friendly playground, many picnic benches, and incredible views of the ocean.

There is also Elings Park with several hiking and biking trails, playgrounds, paragliding, and stunning panoramic views. Sometimes you can even find lamas, goats, and sheep at the top of the park.

Schools

The public schools have a good reputation in town. Some options include:

Tip: Check general school ratings for more information.

Shopping

At the Meigs Road and Cliff Drive intersection, you’ll find all the shopping you need for your Mesa lifestyle. Some of the popular options found here are:

  • Lazy Acres - one of Santa Barbara’s best sources for natural, organic foods and fresh produce.
  • Mesa Produce - Like a mini Farmer's Market
  • Mesa Verde - one of Santa Barbara's most popular vegan restaurants
  • Mesa Burger - very popular burger restaurant

You can also find Vons, CVS, Rite Aid, several restaurants, hair salons, fresh smoothies and juices, coffee shops, etc. to complete your shopping experience. 

Note: Climate

If you are weather-sensitive, you should know that this area can get quite a bit of fog, especially during certain times of the year. The marine layer might keep the sun from coming through for the earlier parts of the day. Usually, the haze burns off around mid-day / early afternoon. On the plus side, the weather is cooler here during the summer and mild during winter.

Homes

Homes in this charming, coastal neighborhood are extremely desirable due to all the above-mentioned factors. You’ll find all sorts of styles from beachy California cottages, Craftsman, Ranch to Classic Mediterranean.

→ Watch this video for an impression of the Mesa neighborhood at timestamp 00:25