Summerland CA Homes & Real Estate
Included below are homes for sale and real estate in Summerland, CA.
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Summerland Neighborhood Information
• What is it like to live in Summerland, CA? •
This darling, little ocean-side community right next to Montecito to the East has a very laid-back and beachy Californian vibe. It is a little "jewel box" full of surprises and has become a popular alternative to some of Montecito. With around 1500 residents it is a cozy California beach town.
Summerland‘s homes are mostly situated on the hillside perched above U.S. 101 and comprised of smaller California beach cottages, a few contemporary, and some Victorian homes. The lot sizes are typically a bit smaller. Most of the homes in Summerland enjoy ocean views. Driving further up into the hillside you will find larger-scale properties with bigger homes, ranches, and horse facilities. You can also find some agricultural properties there with avocado and citrus orchards. The views further up here are oftentimes unbelievably stunning. Summerland is also a popular vacation destination with quite a few lovely Airbnb offerings.
Summerland has a quaint, eclectic feel to it. On the main strip, Lillie Avenue, you can find charming coffee shops, boutiques, restaurants and wine tasting. And also an interesting mix of antiques, home furnishing and garden stores.
These eclectic Summerland stores attract many locals and visitors who enjoy an afternoon spent here dining, wine tasting and finding new decor for their homes.
Home Decor Shopping at Porch, Summerland
Shooping / Restaurants
Some popular Shopping options include:
Some popular Restaurant / Coffee Shop options include:
- Field & Fort (both home decor & coffee shop)
- Summerland Beach Cafe
- The Nugget
- Red Kettle Coffee
For a special and peaceful, spiritual experience The Sacred Space is the perfect place to check out. This southeast Asian-inspired collection of unique items brought here to either purchase or simply admire will astound any visitor. Meandering through the exotic Zen garden - with a lily pond, bamboo-lined walking paths, and serene gazebos with Asian artifacts - you will feel like you are somewhere in Bali.
- Ocean View Park
- Lookout Park →This park offers nice grassy areas, picnic tables, a dog wash station, restroom facilities, a playground and plenty of parking. From this park there is easy access to the wonderful and wide Summerland Beach, perfect for those long summer days.
Another popular activity in Summerland is horseback riding - either on the coastal trails or along the beach with access at Loon Point Beach (Carpinteria). This rare opportunity to ride by the water is offered by local companies like Summerland Beach Rides. Taking in the beautiful Californian nature on the back of a horse - how could it get much better?
→ For a neighborhood tour and introduction to Summerland watch this video