Goleta stretches about 8 square miles along a narrow coastal plain of incomparable natural beauty between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains. Home to approximately 30,000 residents, the city has an entrepreneurial spirit and is home to many professionals and faculty from the University of California at Santa Barbara. The university is located directly adjacent to Goleta benefitingnn the entire regional community with an abundant variety of cultural and sporting events.
The community of Goleta epitomizes balance and diversity with newer business districts adjacent to long-established neighborhoods; wide open spaces and tree canopies; quiet streets and easy access to freeways; high-tech manufacturing and organic farms; as well as a thriving Old Town commercial district and local farmers’ markets. All of this is against a stunning backdrop of island vistas, the Santa Ynez Mountains and ocean waves.