New Montecito Birnam Wood Closing: 540 McLean Lane

New Montecito Birnam Wood Closing: 540 McLean Lane

540 McLean Lane has closed escrow for $5,000,000.

540 McLean Lane is a 5,962 sq.ft. 3 bedroom/5.5 bath home built in 1993. This singularMontecito residence rests on close to three-quarters of an acre at the end of a quiet cul de sac in prestigious Birnam Wood. Surrounded by sprawling lawn, lovely gardens and majestic trees, the home is imbued with an ambiance of subdued sophistication. Impressive front doors are flanked by panes of leaded glass and open to a dramatic foyer with inlaid stone floor. Two sets of Tuscan columns introduce the living room, with its salon parquet floor, tray ceiling, fireplace with stone mantel, and French doors to the rear patio and gardens. The elegant formal dining room also features a parquet floor, tray ceiling, and French doors. The room’s fireplace is of carved wood and adds a distinctly European sensibility.

The kitchen and family room unite in a Great Room. The kitchen features abundant cabinetry, a large and versatile center island and high-end appliances, while the family room offers a soaring cathedral ceiling, sets of French doors to the grounds, and a fireplace flanked by built-in entertainment center-friendly shelving.

Two wonderful master bedroom suites grace this exceptional home, and an intimate study hosts its own fireplace as well as floor-to-ceiling bookcases.

This classic residence is surrounded by lawns, mature trees, a charming rose garden and the private course of the Birnam Wood Golf Club. There are stunning mountain views, and convenience to world-class amenities such as Montecito’s Upper Village shops and dining, spectacular beaches and award-winning schools.

Previous Sales in the 2000’s

540 McLean Lane sold in December 2005 for $3,850,000 and April 2004 for $3,600,000.