Birnam Wood has never been better! Under the reverent care of Peter Becker and Tom Henson, this stunning, two-story, ocean view Wallace Neff estate has been perfectly reimagined for today’s lifestyle.
The same sense of breathing room tails you indoors as you step into a voluminous two-story living room, full of rich details and bathed in southern light. The exposed beams and wood hewn ceiling lends an air of stately sophistication to the room. The dark hardwood compliments the white walls and limestone fireplace. French doors open to the terrace creating flexibility for the use of this gorgeous room.
White walls and box paneled ceilings adorn this cozy family room while french doors provide a route for a refreshing breeze to comfort you while you stream your favorite shows, or discuss current events. The open flow into the kitchen makes this a focal space for family time and entertaining.
A clean canvas encouraging all chefs, novices to experts, to come in and create. Natural light sparkles on top of the huge central island with a built-in sink. A magnetizing stainless-steel and polished brass La Cornue range is the beating heart of this kitchen. Other professional appliances include hidden dual Sub Zero refrigerators, including three sets each of refrigerator and freezer drawers plus a wine refrigerator, dual Miele dishwashers, a built-in espresso maker, and a warming drawer.
A pair of south facing prep sinks offer real-world practicality and confirm that washing dishes isn’t all that bad when you get to look out to the sea. There is extensive storage in the custom cabinetry, in addition to a walk-in pantry.
Down an impressive hallway lies a pair of ensuite bedrooms that articulate intimacy, peace, and rustic living. Your guests will be transported to a five-star resort suite with lofty beamed ceilings, gas fireplace, french doors that open to a private patio space, and comforting mountain views. The bathroom is fit for the homeowners boasting dual sinks, a soaking tub, and oversized walk-in shower. The sophistication and rustic chic is reminiscent of Santa Ysidro Ranch.
Of course the guest ensuites cannot outshine the primary suite. Upstairs, the entire second level of the home is dedicated to the spacious, luxurious, ocean view, primary retreat Steps up to a world away, the master sits at the highest point in Birnam Wood and enjoys massive expansive views from its deck. Dual baths with a shared shower let you have it all by maintaining both privacy and intimacy. Three walk-in closets offer ample wardrobe storage and maybe even a reason to indulge next time you’re in the mood to shop. Whether you prefer breakfast in bed or late nights, the primary suite is a gorgeous backdrop to begin and end your days.
French doors from the living, dining, and family rooms open to the terrace with an expansive view on the southern facade of the home. Watch the dazzling pink skies come and go alongside great company and the warm glow of the fire. This space will ensure the memories made here are the ones you will cherish for a lifetime.
Down the steps to the olive-lined lawn you will find serenity as you pass the melodic sounds of the fountain. Off to the East lies a beautiful pool and spa for those never ending summers. Should you prefer to supervise, additional lawns are perfect for sunbathing while a covered pavilion, with a conveniently located pool bath, provides a welcome respite in the shade.
Birnam Wood Community & Club
Located in beautiful Montecito, between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Brinam Wood offers its members a unique private club experience in an ideal year round climate for premiere golf, tennis and a variety of indoor and outdoor activities. The exclusive gated community was founded in 1964 on 250+ acres and is now home to impressive homes, a Roberty Tent Jones, Sr. “signature” golf course and 30,000+ sq ft Birnam Wood Clubhouse. Enjoy the community events, fine dining, wine tastings, or even a twilight game of bocce. Residents of Birnam enjoy chic Guest cottages a favorite of out-of-town members. In addition to the club amenities, the residents of this exclusive community have the luxury of a 24/7 guarded gate and staff who make daily rounds to ensure safety, security, and help facilitate package delivery. The membership is a diverse, accomplished community of homeowners, local residents and those that live in metropolitan hubs around the country.