Hope, Santa Barbara, CA

Hope Neighborhood Guide Santa Barbara, CA


Hope is a family-friendly neighborhood located in the picturesque town of Santa Barbara, California. Known for its quiet, tree-lined streets, Hope offers a tranquil suburban feel, while also having easy access to the Highway 101, making commutes simple and stress-free. Notable nearby areas include the State Street downtown district, full of high-quality eateries and local boutiques. The neighborhood is also close to several parks including the popular Stevens Park, offering residents plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.

What You Will Love About Hope, Santa Barbara, California

  • You will likely appreciate the balance of suburban tranquility and accessibility the Hope neighborhood provides.
  • The proximity to State Street's downtown district makes shopping, dining, and entertainment options abundant.
  • The local parks, particularly Stevens Park, grant residents opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation.

What’s Nearby

Hope is conveniently located near downtown Santa Barbara, providing residents with a variety of shopping, dining, and entertainment options. The neighborhood is also a short drive away from the Pacific Ocean and the beautiful East Beach, perfect for beachgoers. In addition, the Santa Barbara Mission and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art are nearby cultural attractions that can be enjoyed by residents and visitors alike.


Hope offers a laid-back lifestyle that appeals to retirees, families, and young professionals alike. The neighborhood fosters a close-knit community atmosphere, with a variety of local events and community activities for residents to participate in. It's the perfect place for those who value peace and quiet but want to stay connected to a vibrant city.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 51 restaurants, 9 grocery stores, and 16 parks within a mile of the Hope neighborhood.


    Retail, Furniture and Home Store, Computers and Electronics Retail, Electronics Store, Big Box Store

    0.5 miles

    3891 State St

    Smart & Final

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    3943 State St

    Bristol Farms

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store / Supermarket

    0.6 miles

    3855 State St

    La Cumbre Plaza

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    0.7 miles

    121 S Hope Ave

    Whole Foods

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    3761 State St

    Santa Barbara Cash Register

    Retail, Warehouse / Wholesale Store

    0.9 miles

    3621 State St

Hope Apartments and Rentals

34 Rental properties in Hope, Santa Barbara, CA.

  • The Marc property


    The Marc

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    646–1026 Sqft

    Available 7/30

  • 921 Cheltenham Rd property


    921 Cheltenham Rd

    4 Beds • 3 Baths

    2100 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2919 La Combadura Rd property


    2919 La Combadura Rd

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1000 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2643 State St property


    2643 State St

    1 Bed • 1 Bath

    1050 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 2904 Verde Vista Dr property


    2904 Verde Vista Dr

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1424 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 3989 La Colina Rd property


    3989 La Colina Rd

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    1823 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Hope Demographics

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Hope Reviews

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  • Area Has Litter


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  • Mostly Older Buildings


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Hope Transportation

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Somewhat Walkable

Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.


Bike Score®

Clean Air Express


260 N San Antonio Rd

Source: foursquare.com

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Upper StateNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$1,695--
Downtown Santa BarbaraNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$1,500
MesaNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$2,150--
WaterfrontNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$2,595--
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WestsideNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
Downtown GoletaNeighborhood in Goleta, California----
LagunaNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
EastsideNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$1,895
Alta MesaNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
Lower WestNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
Santa Barbara DowntownNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
East MesaNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
Upper EastNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$1,500--
Lower RivieraNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$2,095--
East BeachNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
La GoletaNeighborhood in Goleta, California----
Freemont ParkNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
FoothillNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
West BeachNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$2,595--
Marine TerraceNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
Bel AirNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California----
Encina RoyaleNeighborhood in Goleta, California----
EncinaNeighborhood in Goleta, California----
Channel ViewNeighborhood in Santa-barbara, California$2,150--
Encina MeadowsNeighborhood in Goleta, California----