Birnam Wood

Birnam Wood

Birnam Wood neighborhood is Montecito’s only gated residential community resting on a golf course. Nestled nearby the charming Upper Village area that is full of renowned restaurants, quaint boutiques, and local businesses.

Birnam Wood was developed in the 1970’s, currently consisting of 142 properties and 2-3 vacant undeveloped lots. There is a blend of architectural themes amongst these single-family homes and estates, such as French Normandy, Cottage, Ranch, and Contemporary, but the community requires all properties to be single level. A majority of the homes rest along the golf course on one acre lots, although a section of the grounds may inhibit the road or golf course itself. Estates in this community enjoy views of the golf course, local Santa Ynez Mountains, and some have peeks of ocean.

Developed in 1968, the 18-hole golf course is made up of 5,890 yards of Bermuda grass with a par of 70, and was designed my Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Residents of Birnam Wood can utilize the beautiful club house and 6 tennis courts – 4 hard courts and 2 clay courts. This private community requires buyers to purchase a corporate membership to the Birnam Wood Golf Club, presently priced at $85,000 with $545 monthly membership dues and $285 Home Owner’s Association dues.

Homes in this area range from $3 million up to $15 million.