Sitting about 15 minutes south of Santa Barbara, lies the beautiful coastal community of Carpinteria. With a population of 13,000, it is a smaller town of the Central Coast, but just a stone’s throw away from the bustle of downtown Santa Barbara. Carp is home to the world’s safest beach and has a beautiful and expansive coastline that pleases residents and visitors alike. It is also known for it’s popular avocado festival, which has been a part of the community since 1987 and it’s impressive Santa Barbara Polo Club, which attracts international attention. This small-town community has great charm, with the main strip (Linden Avenue) boasting great food, boutiques and shopping. From cozy cottages to beautiful ocean front estates, Carp has quite a variety that can suit even the most discerning buyers.