Newly Remodeled Home Away from Home
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- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
The Mesa (Beach Area) house description
3 Bedroom 2 bath house with upstairs loft. Beautiful backyard with plenty of room for kids to run and play. Flagstone patio with teak table that can seat 8 to 10.
Come relax in our newly remodeled and newly furnished home. Enjoy all the comforts of a fully furnished home that is walking distance to the Beach (4 blocks) and Shoreline Park. State Street shopping, Stearns Wharf, and Zoo are just a 5 minute drive.
Home comfortably sleeps 8 with a king bed, queen bed, private den with queen sofa bed, and upstairs loft with a queen plus sofa bed. Both of the sofa beds are brand new and amazingly comfortable. The sofa beds do not have any metal bars, only a very comfortable mattress. Queen and twin size air beds that are great for kids or teens are also available.
There are two LCD flat panel TVs, one upstairs and one downstairs so parents and children can both watch TV.
Home has highspeed internet cable modem and HP laserjet printer in a private den. So when you need to get away and still get some work done everything is at your fingertips.
Flagstone patio is just off of the kitchen and main living room so outdoor grilling and entertaining is just a step away. Brand new gas BBQ makes cooking a breeze.
The house is in the Mesa area right above Santa Barbara City College with available tennis courts and running track 5 minutes away.
Come and enjoy breathtaking Santa Barbara at its best.
- Vacation Rental
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
Kitchen & Dining
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Washing Machine
- Clothes Dryer
- Outdoor Grill
Location & View
- Ocean View
- Fitness Center
- Live Theater
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Sight Seeing
- Horseback Riding
ReviewsWrite a review
Great convenient location; well kept and very clean, suited our needs to a tee! Thanks for a lovely stay! Would highly recommend to a friend and would definitely stay here again when in the area. Owner was very helpful throughout the whole rental process.
- Guest Suzanne (Colorado)
- Date of stay 08/13/13
- Review Submitted 08/20/13
Recommended for: Sightseeing, girls getaway, romantic getaway, age 55+, families with teenagers.
Really was home away from home!
Really was home away from home!
I found this listing by surfing the net. I have to admit I was a little leary when I sent my original deposit, because you hear of horror stories happening to people when they arrive at rental vacation homes. You know, pictures posted look great and you arrive and the place is a dump... As I corresponded with Karin more, my worries were lessened. Karin is fantastic to work with, very prompt at returning emails, keys came exactly when they were supposed to, deposit refund check came back in a timely manner and I felt completely relaxed and confident through the whole transaction. When we arrived at the house we were absolutely thrilled with our decision to rent this home for our stay in Santa Barbara. The house was immaculate! It has such a homey feel, we were immediately comfy and relaxed. It is set up so that you really don't have to bring anything but your clothes and food. I was amazed at how well stocked the house is. I even brought extra towels and blankets from home, just in case, and there was no need for them. They stayed in the car.Trust me when I say that anything you could possibly need is there! Karin also provides a binder filled with so much good information; answering every question you could have about the house, and wonderful recommendations for good restaurants and entertainment places to patronize. The house is in a great location. Neighborhood is pretty, and nice and quiet. Everything is really close, the beach, pier, shopping, zoo are only minutes away. We went to celebrate my son graduating from high school, and had such a wonderful stay. I hope we get the opportunity to visit again someday. I would definitely recommend this home to my friends or relatives. Thanks for a great stay Karin! Andrena Lopez
- Guest Dolly L.
- Date of stay 05/31/13
- Review Submitted 07/03/13
Owner response: Thank You Andrena, nice to know renters appreciate all we do!
This home was a wonderful choice for our week vacation in Santa Barbara. It's an easy walk down to Shoreline park or the beach and an easy drive to many of Santa Barbara's other attractions. The house is very clean, well maintained and the layout is great. We really liked how the living room opens into the large, private backyard with grill. Karin, the owner, was a pleasure to deal with. He answered all my questions and made sure all the details were taken care of. I left my good watch there and he worked with the cleaners to find it and get it back to me. Thanks for a great stay.
- Guest Lucy & Todd (San Francisco)
- Date of stay 09/02/12
- Review Submitted 10/05/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, tourists without a car, girls getaway, romantic getaway, families with young children, age 55+, families with teenagers.
What a great house!! Ideally located to reach the Santa Barbara shoreline. The proximity to State St and the beach made travelling with little children easier. The amenities made you feel like you were right at home. The sofa bed was very comfortable, the bedrooms were well appointed, and it was nice to have a pack-n-play at the house so we did not have to pack our own. The backyard was perfect for eating outside and enjoying the weather. The kitchen was gourmet and we ate all meals at the house, which saved a lot of money. The size of the house makes it perfect for families to share. We would definitely rent again!
- Guest Sophia2 (Novato, CA)
- Date of stay 06/16/09
- Review Submitted 06/16/09
We rented this lovely home for a week while my in-laws from Ireland were visiting. The home was perfect! It was beautifully decorated with lots of personal touches--you felt like you were staying at a good friend's house and not an impersonal rental. The house was also ideally located and very close to the beach and shops. We highly recommend this great house
- Guest Robin32 (San Francisco, CA)
- Date of stay 05/08/09
- Review Submitted 05/08/09
Do not let the outside of this non-descript home fool you ... the accomodations are beautifully tasteful and luxurious. From the furnishings to the linens, you will fully enjoy the fabulous taste of your hosts! Santa Barbara speaks for itself with its amazing beaches, restaurants and shopping! This home will enhance your stay with its dreamy beds, thick linens, fully equiped kitchen and amazing outdoor entertaining!! We threw a birthday party the second day we arrived for 12 people and 6 kids ... it was a snap with these accomodations! We book every July and November! We highly recommend it!
- Guest The Stevens Family (Half Moon Bay, California)
- Date of stay 04/14/08
- Review Submitted 04/14/08
Our family recently rented the house for 2 weeks. Over the course of the two weeks, we had between 8 to 10 people in the house and it worked out very well. The sofa beds are incredibly comfortable which was great because everyone got a good night's sleep! We mostly ate our meals at the house and the kitchen was well stocked to cook for 2 families. The patio has a large table and the whether was great so we ate all of our meals on outside. After dinner we would head down to the beach and watch the dolphins play in the water which was such a treat for the kids. In the morning we would walk down to the beach and when the tide is out, it was a great place to let the kids explore the tide pools and collect shells. Carpenteria is only 10 mins south and was a great place to take the kids boogie boarding. There are so many great activities in SB that we never found ourselves bored or looking for something to do. The beaches and restaurants were very clean which is a big plus with kids. The house was very clean and comfortable and we would stay there again!
- Guest Sharin Blair-Castro (Belmont, CA)
- Date of stay 08/09/07
- Review Submitted 08/09/07
May-Sept. 15th ... $2400/week ... $7500/month Oct-Apr ... $2100/week ... excluding Holidays Three(3)day minimum - $500 per night Holidays .. $2600/week or $500/night (includes UCSB graduation) $1,000 security deposit, $2,500 deposit for stays over 2 weeks $225 Cleaning Fee (deducted from deposit) 12% City Tax
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Outdoor patio with seating for 8-10
Upstairs Loft with Queen Plus Sofa Bed
Livingroom bar and plasma TV
Master Bath w/2 sinks, sunken tub and separate shower
Kitchen eating area - breakfast bar with additional seating
Den with internet access and printer, queen size sofabed
Beach access and Shoreline Park are at the end of our street
Front Entry to House
Another view of the loft with peek of the ocean views
Master Bedroom with King Size Bed
Fully Equipped Kitchen
Bedroom with Queen Size Bed
View of patio off of livingroom
Front of House with carport parking for 2 cars
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