Located in the unincorporated area of Santa Barbara County and just minutes from downtown are the newest Carey Group homes. Their beautiful coastal location is within walking distance of restaurants, shopping, gift shops, boutiques, library and tennis courts, and a lovely three mile bike ride from the nearby beach.
The Santa Barbara area is renowned for its many wonderful restaurants, from a quick bite to fine dining. Just a few of our favorites:
Click on the links to add them to the mapBeachside Bar-Café
(805) 964-7881. Casual dining right on the beach.Louie’s California Bistro at the Upham Hotel
1404 De La Vina, Santa Barbara (805) 962-0058. Fine dining in an 1871 Victorian Hotel.Ca Dario Ristorante Italiano
(805) 884-9419. Authentic Italian food to be savored in a trattoria setting.Fresco Café
(805) 967-6037. Popular eclectic café with emphasis on organic food and natural ingredients.Jeannine’s Bakery & Café
(805) 687-870. Tasty bakery delights, served along with delicious breakfasts and lunches.La Super Rica Taqueria
(805) 963-4940. Casual Mexican dining and a favorite of the late Julia Child.
The area is dotted with parks for family fun, and the Cathedral Oaks Athletic Club is nearby for swimming and tennis lessons. Santa Barbara is also home to a wonderful Zoo, Museum of Natural History and many organized activities for young people.
Night Life and Beyond
Night life is plentiful in and around downtown Santa Barbara. Theater, live music and gathering places of all sorts abound. The Santa Barbara ambiance and University draw world renowned lecturers and performers, including events at the outdoor Santa Barbara Bowl, and an ever expanding Film Festival. Wine tasting in the Santa Ynez Valley is an easy afternoon trip, and artists of all sorts live and work here making it a haven for the arts and art lovers.
The Great Outdoors
Nestled between the mountains and ocean, Santa Barbara offers the best of all worlds for sports enthusiasts. Swimming, surfing, kayaking, sand volleyball, hiking, biking, horseback riding, camping, boating, tennis, fishing and golf are all a part of the Santa Barbara lifestyle.
For the Active Retired
In addition to the above, Santa Barbara is home to several Country Clubs which include golf and tennis facilities and social opportunities, along with an array public golf courses and tennis courts. The area supports exceptional Adult Education and University Extension programs and a vast array of non-profit organizations offering the civic minded a myriad of opportunities. Outstanding health care is available at the nearby Cottage Hospital and Sansum Santa Barbara Medical Clinic.
There are numerous dog parks in Santa Barbara where dogs are allowed off-leash. Elings Park is one of the most popular. Dogs are also welcome on-lease at designated local beaches.