Knight Real Estate Group is proud to introduce La Sonrisa, an exquisite Spanish Colonial Revival residence for sale meticulously crafted by Floyd Brewster, a distinguished architect who trained under the renowned George Washington Smith and who contributed to the iconic Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.
This is an unparalleled opportunity to own a truly remarkable legacy property in Santa Barbara
Forbes wrote an article on this incredible property, beginning with, "Anyone with an eye for detail will be awestruck at this Spanish Colonial Revival estate in Santa Barbara’s Hope Ranch enclave." Kelly Knight was quoted in the Forbes article saying:
“La Sonrisa really checks every box when it comes to Spanish Colonial architecture.” Read the Forbes article here.
Nestled within the highly sought-after Hope Ranch enclave of Santa Barbara, this remarkable estate offers an impressive 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms. Set on a prime corner lot spanning over an acre, the property boasts meticulously landscaped grounds that are a true testament to refined taste. Commissioned in 1931 by Naval Captain C.G. Davy, the second President of Hope Ranch Estates, this 5,000-square-foot home was impeccably constructed by Snook and Kenyon, the preferred construction firm of G.W. Smith. Imbued with historical significance, the residence showcases hand-painted tiles, intricately carved wooden shutters imported from Peru, and rare accents such as original brass hardware, bespoke ironwork, and decorative window glass dating back to the 1930s.
For nearly a century, La Sonrisa has been cherished by the same family, preserving its timeless allure as an authentic embodiment of the classic Spanish Colonial Revival style. This remarkable estate stands as a testament to enduring craftsmanship and exceptional quality, with its original features and design elements remarkably intact.
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4305 Via Presada, Santa Barbara, CA
4 BD | 3.5 BA | 5,088 sqft
1.1 acre lot