Nestled in the heart of Santa Barbara, the Upper East neighborhood offers a charming and picturesque atmosphere that captivates residents and visitors alike. With its rich history, stunning architecture, and proximity to the beautiful Mariposa at Ellwood Shores, Upper East has become a sought-after destination for those seeking a unique blend of culture, beauty, and convenience.
Attractions in Upper East
Historic Elegance: Upper East is renowned for its historic charm, boasting tree-lined streets adorned with beautiful Victorian and Spanish-style homes. A leisurely stroll through the neighborhood is like stepping back in time, where the architectural heritage is celebrated at every turn.
Lush Gardens: The neighborhood’s enchanting gardens are a true spectacle. From the well-maintained Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens, with its vibrant flora and serene koi pond, to the charming Franceschi Park, offering breathtaking views of the city and ocean, nature enthusiasts will find solace in Upper East’s green spaces.
Cultural Gems: Upper East is home to some of Santa Barbara’s cultural treasures, including the renowned Santa Barbara Courthouse. Its stunning Spanish-Moorish architecture and meticulously landscaped grounds make it a must-visit spot for both history buffs and architecture aficionados.
Things to Do in Upper East
Explore State Street: Just a short walk away, State Street beckons with its diverse array of boutiques, restaurants, and galleries. Spend your days shopping for unique finds, savoring gourmet cuisine, or admiring local art.
Visit the Santa Barbara Mission: The iconic Santa Barbara Mission, often referred to as the “Queen of the Missions,” is an architectural masterpiece. Take a guided tour to delve into the rich history of this historic site.
Attend Festivals and Events: Upper East hosts numerous events throughout the year, such as the annual Old Spanish Days Fiesta, where you can experience authentic Spanish and Mexican traditions, music, and dance.
Proximity to Mariposa at Ellwood Shores
Located just 12.4 miles away and an 18-minute drive from Upper East, Mariposa at Ellwood Shores offers a serene coastal retreat. This senior living community provides residents with a tranquil and supportive environment, ensuring their physical and emotional well-being.
Memory Care at Mariposa at Ellwood Shores
Mariposa at Ellwood Shores is known for its exceptional Memory Care services, designed to provide personalized care for individuals living with memory-related conditions. Their compassionate staff and specialized programs offer a supportive and secure environment for residents and peace of mind for their families.
For more information about Memory Care at Mariposa at Ellwood Shores, please call 805-845-4921.