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Santa Barbara Rare Beach Penthouse - 2 Blks to Beach & Town - Large Terrace

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A winning combination of Quality, ocation and Price!

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Last updated: 01/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Beach house description

This ONE OF A KIND retreat is perfect for those with discriminating taste and a desire for high quality. And it's a great romantic getaway. A winning combination of location, quality and price! Why stay in a hotel/motel, or the suburbs that look like any other?

There are over 100 1BR/1BA vacation rentals in the 'Santa Barbara Area' and of these, 77 are supposed to be in 'Santa Barbara'. So how do you chose - location, location, location! And then compare our quality and price.

We are not in Carpentaria, Goleta, Summerland or Montecito. We are also not in the suburbs of Santa Barbara such as San Roque, Mission Canyon, Los Positas etc.

We are in the coveted Historic West Beach area, steps from the beach, Las Banos Public Pool, Stearns Wharf, Harbor, world-class dining, and downtown shops, including our own local farmers market. We are not next to the railroad tracks, highway or on a commercial thoroughfare.

Leave your car and associated traffic/parking worries behind. We even offer RARE off street reserved parking.

The Beach Penthouse resides in a historical turn of the century building and retains the charm of the day’s bygone. It has been lovingly restored to reflect Santa Barbara's style including hand cast plaster, 10 feet vaulted ceilings and Waterford fireplace giving it both a romantic and European feeling.

The large and private terrace has mountain views, along with dining table and chairs, chaise lounges and stainless steel BBQ to enjoy the local favorites.

The fully equipped kitchen was designed with high quality construction, including granite countertops, limestone flooring and custom cabinets from our own local cabinet makers and are complimented with high end appliances: Sub-Zero refrigerator, Espresso Machine, stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave and washer and dryer.

The living room has mountain and City sky line views along with queen size pull out couch, 42” TV, DVD, CD and stereo.

The bedroom offers a queen bed and across the hall is the accompanying full bathroom that offers a romantic limestone shower with dual head shower, limestone floors, granite counter tops and custom Santa Barbara style cabinets.

When you book with us, you are booking with the owners, which means you are not dealing with a management company, or a 3rd party call center, or a computerized mobile application. Often times the 3rd party does not live in town or even know the property. We know our properties intimately, as we both own and manage them, and have a 15 year track record. Our thirteen five star reviews speak for themselves, including our cleanliness.

Upon booking, directions are emailed along with our contact information, Restaurant Recommendations, Winery and Activities Recommendations and Welcome Notes providing detailed information about the Penthouse are also provided. In this way, you can drive right to the Penthouse, which has a lock box where you’ll use your unique code to enter. There is no need to set up an appointment. Inside, you'll enjoy premium amenities: shampoo, soaps, paper & cleaning products and 5 star quality towels, linens and cleaniness.

And we offer complimentary champagne upon your arrival.

We welcome a comparison to the 100+ vacation rentals and Hotels as we are unmatched in location, quality and price!

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • Private reserved parking, large private deck with City Skyline and mountain views, chaise lounges, table and chairs and gas grill. ...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Downtown

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 3 people

                  General

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Waterford gas fireplace...moreless

                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Santa Barbara Athletic Club is a 5 minute walk and they offer temporary memberships....moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    Complimentary Wireless Broadband Internet...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    Private reserved parking...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Telephone
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Beach Towels also provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Local and long distance calls are available via Skype....moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Coffee maker and grinder...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Fully equipped...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Terrace

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        The Las Banos Public Pool is 2 blocks walk on the beach and offers an Olympic size and kiddy pool...moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

                          Reviews

                          Write a review 4.9
                          from 12 traveler reviews
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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Spring Break
                          Mar 1 - Apr 5, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $285
                          $1,095
                          Summer High Season & HOLIDAYS
                          May 22 - Sep 12, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,295
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $195
                          $995

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning Fee $99
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          Higher rates apply for Holidays and Graduation weeks.

                          Inquire for monthly rates which depend on length of stay & season.

                          Maximum occupancy up to 4.

                          50% of the rent, tax, cleaning fee & damage security deposit are required to confirm a reservation with the remaining 50% due 30 days before check-in.

                          NEVER pay by instant money transfer service (Western Union & Money Gram) or wire to FOREIGN ACCT

                          Standard method of payment is checks and direct deposits at any Bank of America Branch.

                          Credit card payment via PayPal and bank wire transfers are also accepted but in these cases the 4% PayPal fee & $25/wire transfer is applied.

                          Cancellation policy - the amount of deposit received is subject to loss, excluding the damage security deposit, unless re-rented for that time period.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 01/27/2015
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                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Santa Barbara Airport

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Check in time is 4 PM.

                          Check out time is 11 AM.

                          There are 700+ vacation rentals in the 'Santa Barbara Area'. Vacation rentals pricing follow the same trend as real estate pricing - location, location. The farther out you go out of Santa Barbara, the less expensive the real estate and the better the vacation rental pricing.

                          We are located in the best area of Santa Barbara - the Historic West Beach Area - 2 blocks to the Beach and downtown Santa Barbara, yet not on a commercial thoroughfare, not next to the railroad tracks or not adjacent a highway. And we offer private reserved parking.

                          In addition to location, look at our property and compare amenities and pricing. We are unmatched.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2003

                          About the owner: We own and manage our own properties which is different than most of the vacation rental properties that are managed. With our hands on approach we provide attention to both the property and to our guests for which we rely upon our overwhelming majority of repeat return business.

                          Why the Owner Chose West Beach:
                          There are so many Santa Barbara properties available for rent. The number one difference between all of them are location, location, location. The closer to the beach and the closer to Santa Barbara the more expensive the real estate. We are 2 blocks to the beach and downtown, not on a commercial thorough fare, not next to the highway or railroad track and not a bus ride or car ride away from downtown. We combine our location with the best pricing and the best amenities. Finally, we are immaculately clean.


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                          • A winning combination of Quality, ocation and Price!

                            A winning combination of Quality, ocation and Price!

                          • Luxury - Romantic accomodations to reitire after a day at the beach

                            Luxury - Romantic accomodations to reitire after a day at the beach

                          • Enjoy a fully equipped Kitchen with Starbucks Expresso Machine

                            Enjoy a fully equipped Kitchen with Starbucks Expresso Machine

                          • Historic - West Beach Area - 2 blocks to beach and town - Rare reserved parking

                            Historic - West Beach Area - 2 blocks to beach and town - Rare reserved parking

                          • Rose covered pergola in encased front yard that is seen from Penthouse

                            Rose covered pergola in encased front yard that is seen from Penthouse

                          • Enjoy the Santa Barbara's beach and downtown from sunrise to sunset

                            Enjoy the Santa Barbara's beach and downtown from sunrise to sunset

                          • Enjoy our local Santa Barbara farmers market and grill local favorites

                            Enjoy our local Santa Barbara farmers market and grill local favorites

                          • Rare walking distance to downtown shops & restaurants - bus or hike not required

                            Rare walking distance to downtown shops & restaurants - bus or hike not required

                          • Walk to famed Stearns Wharf

                            Walk to famed Stearns Wharf

                          • Kids park adjacent to Stearns Wharf

                            Kids park adjacent to Stearns Wharf

                          • Walk to the Wharf and main street downtown - the only way to enjoy Santa Barbara

                            Walk to the Wharf and main street downtown - the only way to enjoy Santa Barbara

                          • Enjoy an evening of warmth with our Waterfront Fireplace

                            Enjoy an evening of warmth with our Waterfront Fireplace

                          • Santa Barbara Ambiance and the smell of the Ocean

                            Santa Barbara Ambiance and the smell of the Ocean

                          • Bright, clean, cheery and romantic. Complimentary wireless broadband internet.

                            Bright, clean, cheery and romantic. Complimentary wireless broadband internet.

                          • Large private terrace with a great view of the Santa Barbara mountain sky line

                            Large private terrace with a great view of the Santa Barbara mountain sky line

                          • Historic Ambiance - a great alternative to the suburbs & hotels

                            Historic Ambiance - a great alternative to the suburbs & hotels

                          • The most desirable location in Santa Barbara -Historic West Beach

                            The most desirable location in Santa Barbara -Historic West Beach

                          • There are so many to choose from but let the BEACH location decide for you

                            There are so many to choose from but let the BEACH location decide for you

                          • See our favorable independed Reviews to help you decide!

                            See our favorable independed Reviews to help you decide!

                          • Walk to the harbor for a sunset cruise or to pick up fresh caught local fish

                            Walk to the harbor for a sunset cruise or to pick up fresh caught local fish

                          • Famed West Beach

                            Famed West Beach

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                          This listing was first published here in 2002.

                          Date last modified - Saturday, January 31, 2015

                          $185 - $285 per night (USD)
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                          • Sleeps
                            4
                          • Bedrooms
                            1
                          • Bathrooms
                            1
                          • Property type
                            House
                          • Reviews
                            12
                          Owner
                          Member since: 2002
                          Speaks: english
                          • Response time: Within a few hours
                          • Response rate: 100%
                          • Calendar last updated: 01/27/2015
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                          +1 714 394 5667
                          Melanie and Todd

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