Located in California’s Santa Maria Valley in Santa Barbara County, Orcutt is an unincorporated town named for geologist William Warren Orcutt, famous for discovering the first fossilized, prehistoric bones excavated from the La Brea Tar Pits.

U.S. Census data reveals that Orcutt has a median household income of $72,189, around 12 percent higher than the state median of $64,500. Median home prices come in at $395,901. As of 2015, around 30,200 people lived in Orcutt. Children are served by the Orcutt Union School District, as well as one K-12 charter school and one K-8 private school. Those interested in higher education choose from six colleges and universities within 80 miles of the town. There are also seven hospitals and medical centers within six miles of Orcutt.



Minutes from old-town Orcutt in Santa Barbara County you find Rice Ranch by Shea Homes. Ocean breezes cool a community teeming with nature’s beauty, including oak-studded woodlands and grassy green meadows. Rice Ranch caters to residents looking to lead an active lifestyle, with extensive trails for walking, hiking, and biking, plus four parks, two dog parks, picnic area and playground, and a 26-acre sports complex with baseball and soccer fields. Nearby, you find museums, theaters, fine dining, and shopping. The Pine Creek Collection includes three models that range from 1,746 to 2,056 square feet, with prices starting in the mid-400s.


Capital Pacific Homes offers two communities in the Central California area.

Vineyard Village in Buellton, California offer residents a variety of family-friendly amenities, including a central plaza, community garden, paved walking trails, and neighborhood park. Nearby you find wineries, golf courses, and fine dining. Homes range from 1,271 to 2,087 square feet with prices from the low $400s.

Spanish Oaks in Santa Barbara offers sustainable homes in the Spanish Colonial Revival style. This beautiful area includes a nearby beach and greenbelt, live entertainment, numerous parks, golf courses, shopping, and fine dining. Floorplans range from 3,029 to 3,138 square feet with prices starting around $2 million.

Based in Santa Clarita, Williams Homes has been designing beautiful homes and communities since 1997. Santa Barbara County is home to The Gardens, where residents enjoy neighborhood parks, a community recreation center with pool, walking trails, and easy access to local schools. This central location provides convenient access to entertainment, theaters, fine dining, shopping, and more. Floorplans range from 1,446 to 2,349 square feet and designs include spacious master suites and secondary bedrooms, hand-set ceramic tile floors, French doors, energy efficient appliances, and shaker style cabinetry.

Robertson Builders designs and builds homes throughout California’s central coast. In addition, they perform residential remodeling services and commercial building improvements. Building in this area since 1980, Robertson Builders handles projects in Arroyo Grande, Grover Beach, Nipomo, Oceano, Pismo Beach, and San Luis Obispo.

Erich Schaefer has been building custom homes since 1997, specializing in elegant yet functional designs. Erich works closely with his clients throughout the construction process; his trademark is building homes on time and under budget. He builds throughout the central cost, from Morro Bay to Moonstone Beach, and pays special attention to details such as patios and terraces, courtyards, pool surrounds, and fireplaces.