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Luxurious Guest Casita with Stunning City & Mountain Views

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The wonderful view from the Casita guest studio

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Need a break? Beautiful Santa Barbara, California, could be the answer!

Come stay in this luxurious furnished Mediterranean-style second story casita (or guest studio) in Santa Barbara. The casita includes such details as gorgeous reclaimed Canadian Douglas Fir wood floors, French doors, and custom maple kitchen cabinets with granite tile countertops.

At 450 square feet inside, it offers a spacious comfortable feeling and tons of amenities. There are windows all around with amazing views of the City and mountains, or enjoy the views on your own generous balcony. You can also wander through the garden to rest and relax, or perhaps enjoy a picnic, in the sunny back yard! And the casita is conveniently located approximately one mile from downtown or two from the beach, Stearns Wharf and the Harbor.

The casita encompasses the entire 2nd story of a free-standing garage at the back of a 1/4-acre property -- no shared walls, no living spaces above or below! This is a perfect home away from home for business and vacation!

Keywords: Studio

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Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 2
  • 450 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    So sorry! We have 2 (outside) cats who live on the property. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    So sorry! There is a 17-step exterior staircase entry....moreless

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 1-3

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • A beautiful cozy 4-poster California-King bed offers a comfy pillow-top mattress, plenty of pillows and high-quality bed linens. A dark wood futon chair/chaise/twin bed, with more high quality bed linens and pillows, is added to the mix when a 3rd person stays. Please let us know if you need the second bed setup for your stay. Laundry service is provided for all provided linens and towels....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • The elegant bathroom has stone tile floors, beautiful dark wood vanity and a tub/shower combo. The deep soaking tub with arm rests is wonderful when you need pampering; the bath pillow and bath salts add that extra special touch. Large thick and thirsty towels, as well as a blow dryer, toilet paper, Kleenex, lotion and hand soap (at least enough to get you through the first few days) are included. Emergency toiletries are available....moreless

Other Amenities

  • The studio is situated over detached garage. Entry is by a 17-step exterior staircase to studio. Owners live in the main house on property and are happy to assist with questions about the casita and Santa Barbara....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Cookbooks, novels and various Guides (for restaurants, day hikes, things to do, etc.)....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games:

    If you're looking for quieter at-home entertainment, you can choose from a selection of card and board games, and paperback books....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Not an actual library, however many music channels are available. From rock to soul to pop to hip hop and so on....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    An entertainment system with 32' flat screen HDTV with digital cable (includes all movie/HD/music channels and DVR), a sound system, CD/ DVD/ Tuner, and XBox. ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    32: flat screen HDTV...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    Xbox - the original with one hand controller....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Small Xbox game library (5 games)...moreless

  • Video Library:

    DVD Movie library...moreless

Theme

  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Although the casita is in the City, it has a touch of a rural feeling, with large oak and Eucalyptus groves in view on 2 sides, as well as stunning views of the city, the Riviera and the mountains on the other 2 sides. ...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    2 miles from many Santa Barbara beaches...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High Speed wireless internet access...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality linens (cal-king and twin), as well as laundry service for these linens, are provided. Please don't forget to let us know before reserving, if you'll need the twin bed....moreless

  • Living Room:

    With seating for 5....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Thick and thirsty bath towels, as well as laundry service for these towels (and the provided beach and kitchen tea towels), included....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Free high speed wireless internet access available....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker, grinder, French press and one of those little espresso pots....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dinnerware, glassware and silverware for 8+...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Enjoy complimentary fresh roasted coffee beans (for a pot or 2) and tea bags, cream and sugar, and various basics to tide you over until your first shopping trip....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Also included are spices, basic pantry items to get you started, such as oil and vinegar, paper towels, trash bags, and more....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Enjoy the stunning views on your own generous balcony. ...moreless

  • Beach Towels
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Wander through the garden to rest and relax in the sun, or perhaps enjoy a picnic (picnic backpack, 3 beach chairs and beach umbrella included), in the back yard!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Small Cooler
  • Yard
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Apr 1 - Jun 10, 2015
2 night min stay
$149 $169
Fri, Sat
$889 $2,895
Late Spring/Summer
Jun 11 - Aug 4, 2015
2 night min stay
$169 $179
Fri, Sat
$979 $3,995
Old Spanish Days Festival
Aug 5 - Aug 9, 2015
3 night min stay
$179 $189
Thu, Fri, Sat
August thru Labor Day
Aug 10 - Sep 7, 2015
2 night min stay
$169 $179
Fri, Sat
$979 $3,995
Late Summer/Fall
Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$149 $169
Fri, Sat
$889 $2,895
Late Fall/Holidays
Nov 1 - Jan 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$142 $160
Fri, Sat
$844 $2,795
Winter
Jan 4 - Mar 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$134 $151
Fri, Sat
$799 $2,745
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Min End-of-Stay Cleaning $39 + tax
  • Min SB TBID Assessment $4
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

-Nov 1-Jan 1: $1588/2 wks

-Jan 2 -Mar 31: $1498/2 wks

-Apr 1-Jun 11: $1678/2 wks

-Jun 12-Sep 7: $1898/2 wks

-Sep 8-Oct 31: $1678/2 wks

-Payment Terms vary with longer stays;

-TBID=Tourism Business Improvement District fee - $2/night

-Cleaning fee/Security-Damage Dep/TBID is minimum; 1st pmt=Sec-Damage Dep.

-Min stay may vary for holiday/special occasion

-Phone not included/cell reception is good


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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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Location

7 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport (SBA)
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
To all in the heart of downtown
1.8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course
1.75 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Barbara Train Station
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Rose's Cafe
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
East Beach, Stearns Wharf and our favorite Hendrys

In a centrally located neighborhood, this beautiful casita is approximately 1 mile from downtown Santa Barbara or 2 from the harbor and beach -- an easy distance to enjoy all Santa Barbara has to offer. Close to downtown businesses, shopping, museums, restaurants, night clubs, the Santa Barbara Mission, the Botanical gardens, the County Bowl (for live shows), golf courses, the harbor and Stearns Wharf, whale watching, island and coastal boat tours, bike and electric car rentals. Although the casita is in the City, it has a touch of a rural feeling, with large oak and Eucalyptus groves in view on 2 sides, as well as views of the city, Riviera and mountains on the other 2 sides. It is a perfect spot for a relaxing vacation or business trip!

 

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Photos

  • The wonderful view from the Casita guest studio

    The wonderful view from the Casita guest studio

  • The mountains at dusk. Stunning!

    The mountains at dusk. Stunning!

  • The 17-step outside entry staircase and generous balcony

    The 17-step outside entry staircase and generous balcony

  • A view from the Living room area to the back bedroom area

    A view from the Living room area to the back bedroom area

  • A view of living room area with flat panel TV and sound system

    A view of living room area with flat panel TV and sound system

  • A closer look at the kitchen

    A closer look at the kitchen

  • From kitchen/dining area to California king bed

    From kitchen/dining area to California king bed

  • A view of the back yard with citrus, berries and flowers

    A view of the back yard with citrus, berries and flowers

  • Did we mention the beautiful sunsets from the casita?

    Did we mention the beautiful sunsets from the casita?

  • While here, we recommend visiting the Superior Courthouse

    While here, we recommend visiting the Superior Courthouse

  • The Santa Barbara Mission, the Queen of the Missions

    The Santa Barbara Mission, the Queen of the Missions

  • Stearns Wharf at the end of State Street has so much to do for all ages

    Stearns Wharf at the end of State Street has so much to do for all ages

  • The other direction is beautiful too!

    The other direction is beautiful too!

  • Another beautiful sunset

    Another beautiful sunset

  • A close-up of the balcony & French front doors. Enjoy some wine while bbq'ing

    A close-up of the balcony & French front doors. Enjoy some wine while bbq'ing

  • Similar view from living room to bedroom area with twin futon bed as love seat

    Similar view from living room to bedroom area with twin futon bed as love seat

  • A view of the full kitchen with dining for 4

    A view of the full kitchen with dining for 4

  • from California King 4-poster bed looking toward kitchen area

    from California King 4-poster bed looking toward kitchen area

  • A peek at the bathroom with deep soaking tub

    A peek at the bathroom with deep soaking tub

  • A closer look - although with the current drought, the grass is now struggling

    A closer look - although with the current drought, the grass is now struggling

  • Another view of the back yard area

    Another view of the back yard area

  • And perhaps a trip to the wineries

    And perhaps a trip to the wineries

  • If you enjoy day hikes, there are plenty of options. This photo is Blue Canyon

    If you enjoy day hikes, there are plenty of options. This photo is Blue Canyon

  • An aerial  view of the beautiful city of Santa Barbara

    An aerial view of the beautiful city of Santa Barbara

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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