Historic site of one of the largest Native American villages inhabited by the Chumash people, and first visited by European explorers in the 16th century, Goleta has evolved through periods of ranching, agriculture, oil and gas production and military use. Goleta real estate is divided into the Goleta North market and Goleta South real estate market. Today both sections are a center for high-tech firms, a bedroom community for the adjacent Santa Barbara market, and home to the extensive campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara International Airport. With the convenience to the University and Airport, Goleta South homes for sale are a great choice.
Encompassing approximately 26 square miles and with a population of around 55,000 in both the north and south areas, Goleta South real estate offers:
• modest neighborhood homes (many of the older homes are in Goleta South)
• gated communities
• Goleta rentals for the area college students
The charming town is known for sustaining and encouraging the area Goleta schools, churches and community organizations, as well as for its family-friendly parks, restaurants and other Goleta attractions, including:
• Camino Real Marketplace (including an area mall)
• Cabrillo Business Park
• Stow Park
• Lake Los Carneros
• Coronado Butterfly Preserve
• Goleta Beach County Park
With the convenience to schools and the airport, as well as having a variety of Goleta South, CA real estate options, “Old Town Goleta” is the place you want to be, especially if you are looking for an older home. If you are not familiar with the area, the help of experienced Santa Barbara Realtors, can be priceless. Because we have been in the area for years, we are a knowledgeable team, who can look for the perfect Goleta South property to meet your needs. Contact us, Marie Sue Parsons and Stephanie Young, and we will work with you to make the home buying process easier and find you the perfect real estate in Goleta, CA to make you feel like you are home.