Vacation Rental in Santa Barbara - Walk Downtown & to the Beach

Sleeping Accommodations: 2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

Bedding Information: 1 King. 2 Twins. Futon Couch Folds Flat to Make a Double Bed

Pets: Yes

Smoking: No

Airport: 10 miles (SBA)

We built this charming Queen Anne
Victorian duplex behind our 150 year
old home, one of Santa Barbara's
oldest Victorians. It was built in the
mid 1800s. We restored it in 1998.

In 2001 we built the duplex and
included tower, complete with witches
cap. The duplex consists of 2
townhouses, which are tastefully
furnished with an eclectic mix of
family heirlooms and new craftsman
style furniture. Some of the unique
features are hand-inlaid wood floors,
several handmade leaded windows, a bay
window/window-seat, and a fireplace in
the living room. Both units have
decks.

The A deck is open to the sky. It is
perfect for sunbathing! This 20 ft x
25 ft deck is furnished with a glass-
topped wrought iron table and 6
chairs; a 2 person glider for
occasional seating; and the hot tub
and gas grill. It is ideal for a BBQ,
board games, and family time.

The cozy B deck is under roof and
extends into the octagon shape created
by the tower. It is a wonderful
outdoor room, just off the kitchen.
You will really enjoy this private
retreat for morning coffee, an outdoor
luncheon, a bridge game, an intimate
candlelit dinner, or a nightcap.

These are 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath rooms,
with sleeping capacity for
up to 6 people plus an infant. We can
supply a crib for the infant; or an
airbed for a child who is too big for
a crib and too young to sleep in a
regular bed.

The 2 bedrooms are upstairs and have
cathedral ceilings. There is a king
bed in the master bedroom, with bath
en suite; and, twin beds in the second
bedroom with bath across the hall.

The living room, downstairs, has a
futon that can be made into a double
bed; a coffee table, occasional chairs
and the flat screen HD TV. The fully
equipped kitchen is across the
breakfast bar from the living.

Amenities include:

-1 car garage parking

-fireplace

-Hot tub

-wireless broadband internet access

-Flat Screen HD TV & DVD/VCR
-cable TV

-DVD and video lending library (over
500 titles)

-board games, cards, and puzzles

-ironing board & iron in each unit

-washer/dryer in the garage

-pets welcome

Fully equipped and furnished
apartment. Just bring your clothes.

Activities: beaches, boating, hiking,
wine tours, museums, day trips to
Solvang, Hearst Castle, Los Angeles,
fabulous weather year 'round.

Area is walking distance to downtown
and the beach:

- 2 block to State Street, Arlington
Theatre, restaurants, shops...

- 1.5 miles to Stearns Wharf, East and
West Beach, Maritime Museum, oceanside
restaurants.

- 30 scenic miles along Rte 154
through the hills of the Los Padres
National Forest, past Lake Casitas to
Solvang/Buelton.

- 30 scenic miles south on route 101
along the ocean to Ventura/Oxnard.

- 120 scenic miles north on Rte 101
through wine country to Hearst Castle.

- 90 miles (some scenic, some not so)
south on Rte 101 to the San Fernando
Valley/LA area.

This is a non-smoking house. If you
are a smoker, please smoke on the
balcony or deck.

Pets negotiable. (Pet deposit
required. Limit 2 pets)
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue-Gas
  • Covered Parking
  • Deck
  • Fireplace
  • Full Kitchen
  • Garage
  • Heated
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Incl
  • Porch
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Video Library
  • No Smoking

Appliances:

  • AM/FM Radio
  • Blender
  • Ceiling Fans
  • CD Player
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Range
  • Cookware
  • Dish Washer
  • DVD Player
  • Fax Machine
  • Freezer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Television
  • Utensils
  • VCR
  • Washer/Dryer

Activities:

  • Aerobics Classes
  • Basketball Court
  • Bicycling
  • Bike Rentals
  • Boat Rentals/Charters
  • Canoeing
  • Casino
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Gym
  • Hiking/Biking Trails
  • Horse Racing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jeep/Air Tours
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Library
  • Park
  • Public Transportation
  • Racquetball
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Skiing-Water
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Tennis Court
  • Volleyball Court
  • Whale Watching
  • Wind Surfing

Other Property Features & Appliances:

Toaster Oven, Flat Screen TV - HD cable DVD/VCR, 500+ video library for your enjoyment, wireless Broadband internet access, PC will be provided if desired

Other Attractions:

Solvang Danish Village, Buellton - factory stores and Anderson's Restaurant - famous for pea soup, Chumash Indian Casino, Santa Barbara Bowl, Historic Granada Theater, Historic Arlington Theater, Historic Santa Barbara Courthouse, Historic Mission, 4 museums in town, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara City College - THE most beautiful campus you can imagine!! and academically an excellent school, Stearns Wharf, Ty Warner Sea Center, Hearst Castle, wine tours, and much more.

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Property Reviews

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May 31, 2015 Rick and Gloria/Jake and Dee Kent, WA and Key West, FL
This was the perfect location, sweet gingerbread home, supplied greatly, clean and comfortable for the most part. Loved the moonlight hot tub, enjoyed talking to you and meeting your dogs too!
May 31, 2015 Moia and Gordon
Thank you so much for your hospitality. We enjoyed our stay Very Much!
May 31, 2015 The Irish Girls
Thanks for everything! Great week!
May 31, 2015 Keith, Karen, Erin and Megan L
Thank you! We were right at home and loved being walking distance from so much! Great time!
May 31, 2015 The Temys
Great time, Great place, Great seeing you again!!
May 31, 2015 The Lees
Great stay - Thanks! We'll be back!
May 31, 2015 The Arthurs
Thank you so much! The house was beautiful and we really enjoyed our visit to Santa Barbara!
May 15, 2006
Owner-Supplied Testimonial
Hi Karen and Cliff,
Thanks again for the wonderful accommodations in Santa Barbara. We enjoyed our stay immensely. M.H.in WI
May 15, 2006
Owner-Supplied Testimonial
Dear Kearsleys,
Thank you for a wonderful stay! We love your place!.... Thanks again, and we'll see you next summer! G.J. Phx, AZ
May 15, 2006
Owner-Supplied Testimonial
7/11/04
Dear Karen & Cliff,
Thank you so much for another wonderful vacation! We love your place. I hope to come back again next year.
G.J. Phx, AZ

Rental Rates

Owner Comments:
Rates are always based upon the number of nights. i.e. 6 nights/7 days = 1 week. Rates vary by season. Contact Owner for rates for your desired dates.
Payment Options:
Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Money Order, Cashier/Official Check, Personal Check
Deposits:
Deposit: There is a refundable deposit of $500 or 1/2 the rent, whichever is greater. The refundable deposit will be refunded 2 weeks after departure, assuming no damage. If you are bringing your dog and you do not choose Property Damage Protection, there is a refundable $250/dog pet deposit (limit 2 medium sized dogs), which is refunded 30 days after departure to allow time for one flea cycle.
Tax: 12%
Cleaning Fee: $150.00
Cancellations and Refunds: The rental and deposit(s) are payable in advance for the purpose of reserving the designated time period as well as to offset any damages. Therefore, if it is necessary to cancel for any reason, owner(s) reserve the right, at their own discretion, to retain any or all of the rental and the deposit as consideration for inconvenience and loss of opportunity.
Other Fees: Flexible rates: Rentals of 2 weeks or more include weekly cleaning and change of linens; or, receive a discount if you do your own housekeeping. Daily housekeeping, bedmaking, etc. will require an extra charge. Inquire from owner.
Check In: 4:00PM
Check Out: 12:00PM
Required Stay: 2-night minimum
Rates and terms are subject to change without notice.
Unless otherwise specified, rates shown are in US Dollars (USD).

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