This charming French country-style cottage is located down a quiet Montecito lane and sits on an approx. 6,970 sq.ft. gated lot complete with whimsical hedge-lined front gardens, relaxing seating areas, and an inviting front door portico with climbing bougainvillea vines and bright foliage to complement its storybook appearance. The property offers excellent potential for expansion to the adjacent guest apartment allowing for additional bedrooms or living space. There's approx. 1,000± livable sq. ft. that includes an includes an enchanting one-bedroom, one-bath main residence, with a raised hearth stone fireplace in the living room, built-ins and hardwood floors throughout, a butler’s pantry, galley kitchen, and formal dining room. Flagstone steps lead from the dining room to the detached laundry room and private gated guest apartment and art studio area, perfect for guests or potential income opportunities. The cozy guest apartment with a kitchen and full bath, and the detached guest suite or art studio are complete with inspiring private gardens.