''Rancho Toro'', a recently expanded Montecito adobe in a peaceful country setting, built in 1946 & extensively renovated in 2011. The property boasts a 3-bedroom home & a 1-bedroom casita all on one serene & usable acre. The timeless, discreet, yet classic architecture of an adobe style w/ exposed brick walls, open beam ceilings, terra cotta tile, & handsome masonry will transport you to California's storied past. Under stately oaks, the gardens blend w/ the natural landscape & offer lush native plantings, numerous patios perfect for entertaining, stone barbecue, hot tub, & mountain views. A peaceful setting adjacent to seasonal Toro Creek, yet within minutes of world-class beaches, shopping, dining, & highway 101, this private getaway is a special retreat for the mind, heart, and soul.