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Rancho Franciscan Apartments
221 Hitchcock Way
Santa Barbara, CA 93105
Phone: (805) 563-0343

Rancho Franciscan is the ideal choice for active seniors with the desire to live in the heart of America’s Riviera. Located just steps away from elegant shops, fine dining, entertainment and a variety of local and international businesses, Rancho Franciscan provides an oasis of natural beauty perfectly matched to the local flavor.

Enjoy the architectural details of a home designed with you in mind by world renowned architect, Barry Berkus. Beautiful Spanish style with gracious attention to detail and an unparalleled selection of amenities combine to make Rancho Franciscan one of the top rated apartments for independent seniors in the Santa Barbara area.

Apartment Amenities

  • Private entryways
  • Spacious pantry
  • Private balconies and verandas
  • Refrigerator with ice maker
  • Plush Stainmaster carpeting
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Cable and high speed internet ready
  • Multi-cycle dishwasher
  • Energy efficient heating, lighting and appliances
  • Garbage disposal
  • Private storage closet
  • Ample storage

Community Amenities

  • Two and three story buildings
  • Neighboring YMCA
  • Elevators in some buildings
  • Planned social activities and entertainment
  • Buildings connected by covered walkways
  • Public transportation at front entrance
  • Three and half acres of lushly landscaped grounds
  • Friendly, professional on-site management team and maintenance services
  • Outdoor barbeque grill
  • Pets welcome
  • 2,500 square foot recreation lounge
  • Carefree independent living for senior 62 and above
  • Oversized therapeutic spa


  • From the south: Exit 101 Freeway at 101A toward La Cumbre Rd and merge onto S Hope Ave. Turn right at La Rada and turn left at Hitchcock Way. The apartments will be on the left.
  • From the north: Exit 101 Freeway 101A toward La Cumbre Rd/Hope Ave and turn left at Las Palmas Dr. Take the 1st right onto Calle Real. Turn left at Hitchcock Way. The apartments will be on the left..
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