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Garden Retreat - Exquisite Architectural Classic in the Upper East

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Dining Room overlooking the patio and yard


Last updated: 09/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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Garden Retreat - Exqusite Architectural Classic in the Upper East

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Exquisite architecture and landscaping in this classic 5-bedroom rental in the Upper East. There is a reason that Santa Barbara's old-money elite chose the Upper East for their estate locations. Near the Mission and close to Downtown, this fabulous property is centrally located to the best Santa Barbara has to offer. The 4,300 square foot home is filled with exotic and beautiful furniture, and the spacious floor plan allows for privacy and relaxation. With a half-acre of gardens and architectural stonework, the yard and rose gardens allow for peace and renewal outdoors.

The South-facing backyard provides all day sun. Several fruit trees occupy the grounds, including Plum, Lime, Orange, and Pear trees. A large spa is located among the gardens, and is great for evening star-gazing. Each of the 5 rooms has its own private bathroom.

The designer master bedroom with King bed is on the garden side of the home, and boasts a spacious walk-through closet. The other bedrooms are also tastefully appointed with art and specimen furniture. A separate guest house is nestled next to the rose garden. A private living area with flat screen TV makes the guest house a great place to escape the bustle of the house. The kitchen is large, and has a great dining area for casual meals. It has all the appliances, cooking items, and specialty items a gourmet chef needs. Adjacent to kitchen is a family/media room with comfy seating and a 42' TV, DVD w/surround sound. In the heart of the home are the living room and dining room areas. A sense of ease settles in as you lounge in the chic yet relaxed furnishings. Ample artwork and books will stimulate your creative side.

Ponder new ideas while enjoying a fire in the living room. The dining room overlooks the patios and gardens, and promises to generate fond memories of meals shared with friends and family. Staying at Garden Retreat will make you feel special in Santa Barbara, because the owners have provided for everything your family needs to enjoy Santa Barbara the way a local does (travel adage: locals know best!). We look forward to sharing this fabulous home with you.

Property Type

  • House
  • 4300 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

          Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms


          • Pool Table


          • Cinemas
          • Museums
          • Live Theater
          • Restaurants
          • Zoo
          • Health/Beauty Spa

          Leisure Activities

          • Horseshoes
          • Antiquing
          • Boating
          • Shopping
          • Shuffleboard
          • Sight Seeing
          • Horseback Riding

          local services and businesses

              • Fitness Center

              sports and adventure activities

              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Basketball Court
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Surfing

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Area


                      • Washing Machine
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Broadband Access
                      • Telephone
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Parking Off Street
                      • Gas Fireplace
                      • Free Long Distance


                      • Catering Available:

                        Private chef available upon request...moreless

                      • Kitchen
                      • Ice Maker
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Refrigerator
                      • Microwave
                      • Cooking Utensils


                          • Deck / Patio

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Hot Tub


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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2014
                              3 night min stay
                              $2,800 $8,400
                              Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $2,600 $7,800
                              Apr 1 - May 14, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $2,800 $8,400
                              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                              Additional information about rental rates


                              • Cleaning $400
                              • Booking Fee $75
                              • Tax Rate 12%


                              Prices in US Dollars

                              Summer Season rates are in effect for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks.

                              3 night minimum - 1 week minimum for Thanksgiving and Christmas Weeks

                              Stays of less than 30 nights are subject to a 12% Lodging Tax

                              $400 Cleaning Fee (14+ night stays require additional cleaning fees)

                              $2,000 security deposit refundable within 14 days of checkout. Deposit is reduced to $500 with purchase of Damage Waiver.

                              30+ night stays require extra security deposit, and do not qualify for the damage waiver program.

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                              Last updated: 09/15/2014
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                              • Dining Room overlooking the patio and yard

                                Dining Room overlooking the patio and yard

                              • Welcome to Garden Retreat!

                                Welcome to Garden Retreat!

                              • Living Room

                                Living Room

                              • Pool table room

                                Pool table room

                              • Family / Media Room

                                Family / Media Room

                              • Bedroom #2 w/ Private Bath

                                Bedroom #2 w/ Private Bath

                              • Spa and spacious yard

                                Spa and spacious yard

                              • Entry way

                                Entry way

                              • Master bedroom w/ Private bath

                                Master bedroom w/ Private bath

                              • Dining Room

                                Dining Room

                              • Kitchen


                              • Kitchen dining nook

                                Kitchen dining nook

                              VRBO #199087

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                              This listing was first published here in 2008.

                              Date last modified - Thursday, September 11, 2014

                              $475 - $500 per night (USD)

                              5 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 09/15/14
                              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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                              Garden Retreat - Exquisite Architectural Classic in the Upper East

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                              5 BR  5 BA  Sleeps 8

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