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Papa Dux: Romantic Luxury in the Heart of the Fun......

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Real charm, riviera views and steps to the heart of town.

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Last updated: 10/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Downtown condo description

Experience expansive luxury in this riviera view apartment in the heart of the entertainment district, 2 blocks for the 'Funk Zone' and four blocks up from the beach. The house is in the heart of the entertainment district with shopping, music, dance and excellent restaurants just steps away. French doors open to a large private deck with views of the mountains, Riviera and city. The deck is equipped with an outdoor fireplace and BBQ. A 'loft' style great room with cathedral ceiling includes the kitchen, dining and living areas. The fully enclosed property is a peaceful refuge in easy walking distance of everything. There is gated off-street parking. Pick fresh fruit from the orange, plum and guava trees and ride provided bicycles for a beautiful relaxing holiday. A perfect romantic getaway. Maid service, in house massage and airport pick up available on request.

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered
          • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library:

            Pandora account available...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Television
          • Video Library:

            Netlix account...moreless

          Theme

          • Family
          • Romantic

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Downtown
          • Mountain View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Jet Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Spelunking
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Basic Soaps
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Filtered Water
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            electric heat...moreless

          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Laundry Soap
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Paper Towels
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Shampoo
          • Sofa Bed
          • Telephone
          • Toilet Paper
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            Spices, sugar and sundry kitchen supplies....moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Barbecue
          • Bicycles
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Outdoor Grill Gas
          • Water Sports Gear:

            Boogie boards, folding chairs, beach towels...moreless

          • Wood Deck

          Forms Of Payment

              • Accept Credit Card
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.9
              from 30 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              FALL '14
              Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $219 $229
              Fri, Sat
              $1,045 $3,395

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              WINTER '14/'15
              Nov 1 - Feb 28, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $189 $199
              Fri, Sat
              $905 $3,095

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              SPRING '15
              Mar 1 - May 21, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $209 $219
              Fri, Sat
              $995 $3,295

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              SUMMER '15
              May 22 - Sep 10, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $279 $289
              Fri, Sat
              $1,395 $4,295

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              WINTER '15/'16
              Nov 1 - Feb 29, 2016
              2 night min stay
              $189 $199
              Fri, Sat
              $905 $3,095

              Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $100
              • Pet Fee $50
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Notes:

              Contact us for adjusted prices on stays of 5 or 6 nights or 21 nights or longer.

              Payment by cash, check or echeck is much appreciated (but not required).

              There is no tax on stays of 31 nights of longer.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 10/01/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              Location

              10 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              SBA
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              State St.
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Santa Barbara Amtrak
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              US Route 101
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              State St.
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              West Beach

              Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Area, Central Coast, California, USA (4 blocks to beach)

              Other Activities: racquetball, shopping, wildlife viewing, basketball court, boating, health/beauty spa, shuffleboard, hot air ballooning, horseshoes

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1963

              About: I grew up in this house and have been a professional artist all of my life. Turning it into vacation rentals was a labor of love. It is a family run business: Gramma Shirley moved out of her home in order to convert the house to vacation rentals. Cousin Laura is the Property Manager and Concierge. Nephew Jon sometimes handles reservations (I do too) We all enjoy and appreciate our very special guests. PS -- we don't really speak 19 languages but we can google translate like crazy. Inga Frick (owner)

              Why Downtown:
              Our family were renters in the house for 40 years before we were able to buy it in 1993. My grandfather ran a washing machine repair business in the house. Our grandfather was 'Papa Duck' to all the children in the family. Thus The 3 DUX!

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              A beautiful home in a convenient location run by good people.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin

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              Photos

              • Real charm, riviera views and steps to the heart of town.

                Real charm, riviera views and steps to the heart of town.

              • House as seen from the rear, showing upstairs deck.

                House as seen from the rear, showing upstairs deck.

              • DECK FROM ABOVE

                DECK FROM ABOVE

              • PEACEFUL REFUGE

                PEACEFUL REFUGE

              • KITCHEN

                KITCHEN

              • Gramma Shirley gave up her house to support the cause.

                Gramma Shirley gave up her house to support the cause.

              • The Santa Barbara Bowl is a magical place to hear music on a summer evening.

                The Santa Barbara Bowl is a magical place to hear music on a summer evening.

              • House from the front (your bedroom window above)

                House from the front (your bedroom window above)

              • Gramma Shirley's daughter, Inga, designed the apartments and implemented the business.

                Gramma Shirley's daughter, Inga, designed the apartments and implemented the business.

              • Cousin Laura:  Property manager and concierge extraordinaire!

                Cousin Laura: Property manager and concierge extraordinaire!

              • SWEET RIVIERA VIEW SPARKLES IN THE EVENING

                SWEET RIVIERA VIEW SPARKLES IN THE EVENING

              • PRIVATE DECK

                PRIVATE DECK

              • ROMANTIC BEDROOM

                ROMANTIC BEDROOM

              • LIVINGROOM OPENS ONTO DECK

                LIVINGROOM OPENS ONTO DECK

              • Looking from dining area toward kitchen/bedroom door.

                Looking from dining area toward kitchen/bedroom door.

              • COBBLESTONE PARKING AREA

                COBBLESTONE PARKING AREA

              • Bathroom

                Bathroom

              • Looking west on the deck the Mission is visible the spire (in the distance).  It's a sweet bike ride to the mission (and coasting home)

                Looking west on the deck the Mission is visible the spire (in the distance). It's a sweet bike ride to the mission (and coasting home)

              • Your entrance is on the side of the house.

                Your entrance is on the side of the house.

              • Leave your car parked and explore the town on the free bikes.

                Leave your car parked and explore the town on the free bikes.

              • Grandson, Jon, handles reservations and correspondence.

                Grandson, Jon, handles reservations and correspondence.

              • Chela and Mariela (mother and daughter) do a great job of keeping things clean and perfect.

                Chela and Mariela (mother and daughter) do a great job of keeping things clean and perfect.

              $189 - $289 per night (USD)
              30

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 10/01/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin
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