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Throughout 2018, the Make Myself at Home column visited houses large and small, old and new, in all corners of our community. Here’s a look back at some favorites.


In January, we discovered romance hidden in the center of downtown in a hamlet of homes known as El Caserio.


Paul Wellman

February presented an opportunity to explore the house behind the famous dog statue on upper Garden Street.


David Palermo

In March, we headed to the beach to visit these luxurious new townhomes called the West Beach Villas.


Billy Hanke Jr.

April took us through 127 acres of wine and history at the Gypsy Canyon Winery in Lompoc.


David Palermo

This stunning Balinese contemporary welcomed us to its Cielito neighborhood in May.


In June, we explored a real-life dollhouse in the form of this exquisite Victorian on Santa Barbara’s upper Eastside.


Tropical gardens surround this contemporary Mission Canyon home that we visited in July.


Address: 3895 Sterrett Avenue | Status: On the Market | Prices: $1,449,000
Kristin Renee Photography

This sweet vintage farmhouse on Sterrett Avenue built in 1925 charmed us in August.


1023 West Valerio Street
Kristin Renee Photographer

In September, we visited Dan and his fiancée Addie in their new-to-them Westside cottage.


5395 8th Street, Carpinteria
Patrick Price Photos

In October, we toured this Carpinteria Victorian that was built in 1880 and kept in the same family for over fifty years.


Address: 168 Canon View Road |Status: On the market | Price: $2,450,000
Jim Bartsch

Both the setting and this remodeled contemporary on Canon View Road captivated us in November.


601 East Victoria Street
Courtesy Photo

We finished up 2018 with one of the most magical homes of the year: a restored craftsman bungalow on East Victoria Street.


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