Montecito Birnam Wood

Montecito Birnam Wood is a prestigious gated golfing community located in the heart of beautiful Montecito, California. The development of single family homes and estates within Montecito Birnam Wood commenced in the early 1970’s, and now totals 142 unique homes. There are fewer than five vacant parcels still undeveloped. There is an impressive variety of architectural styles within Birnam Wood, but all homes are required to be single level. Almost all of the homes in Birnam Wood line the golf course and occupy one acre parcels (though a portion of this land may be within the road or golf course itself.) In addition to lovely golf course views, most homes within Birnam Wood enjoy either wonderful views of the handsome Santa Ynez Mountains or, more rarely, pretty ocean views.

Birnam Wood Golf Club

In addition to the golf course, members of the Birnam Wood Golf Club enjoy a beautifully appointed club house and six tennis courts (four hard court and two Har-Tru courts). Every prospective purchaser of property within Birnam Wood is required to apply to become a Corporate Member of the Club.

Click here to view the Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (CC&R’s) of the Club.

Further information can be obtained by calling the Club at 805.969.2223.


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Birnam Wood Golf Course

The 18-hole course at Birnam Wood features 5,890 yards of golf for a par of 70. The course rating is 68.7 and it has a slope rating of 121 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr., the Birnam Wood golf course opened in 1968. Click here for detailed information regarding each hole on the course.


The guarded and gated Birnam Wood Golf Club community is situated in the very heart of Montecito, California. BirnamWood is located minutes from Montecito’s charming “Upper Village,” which offers world class dining, numerous boutiques and an intriguing collection of small businesses. Just minutes up the coast, Santa Barbara provides ample choices for activities of the cultural and culinary nature, while the antique stores and cafes of Summerland are minutets down the coast. Los Angeles is approximately an hour and a half drive to the south, and Santa Barbara’s wonderful airport (about 20 minutes north) is easily accessible.