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Butterfly Cottages is a remodeled, historical, turn-of-the-century 1920's craftsman, architectural style. The charming setting in the San Roque neighborhood is a very desirable location in the heart of Santa Barbara. The setting that awaits you is quiet, quaint, and peaceful and is surrounded by a variety of mature trees, colorful flowerbeds, lush landscaping and all enclosed by a beautiful new white picket fence with privacy sections with lattice trim. Meandering brick pathways take you through the gardens where butterflies rest on flower pedals and the romantic sound of fountains fill the air while swinging in your hammock. We offer 3 Eco friendly separate detached charming Craftsman Cottages to pick from. 2/2 Butterfly Cottage and 2/1 Hummingbird Cottage. Rent one or all three. All cottages are perfect for couples, families, weddings, reunions and corp. events Wireless Internet & Cable T.V. and FREE local phone calls. Please call for specials on last minute bookings occurring within 10 days of arrival.
What Guests are saying: Testimonials
'We had a wonderful time in your cottage. Everything was perfect! Our memories of this quaint home will be with us forever because our daughter was married Saturday, and our stay here will be mingled with her sweet day. Thank you,' Elena Johnson -Feb 2009
'We enjoyed your cottage so much! It was our home and working base for the week of our daughter's wedding. This cottage gave us all a place to be at home-away-from-home. Thank you so much for such a wonderful memory.' Frank and Kathy - June 2008
We really liked this place. We actually live in Santa Barbara but our house got flooded so we were staying here and we loved it! -May 2008
We had a wonderful time in your cottage while visiting our daughter and sister who lives in Goleta. It was a very special time since we celebrated our father’s 80th birthday. The cottage is a lovely place to stay. It was very warm and cozy. We’ll definitely keep it in mind for the next time. (The Netherlands – Europe) March 20-Ap
What Guests are saying: 'Beautiful home! Everything was more than expected! Santa Barbara is a gorgeous place. Have memories to last a lifetime. Recommend you home to anyone. Thanks, John and Stacey. May 2008
'Wonderful Cottage. Was a home away from home! Thanks for making our family vacation wonderful. What a relaxing weekend. Thank you. Johnson Family
Feather beds provided for all beds. Both bedrooms have their own bath rooms. Master bedroom has a tube/shower combo and 2nd bedroom has shower. Both have sinks and toilets. Both bedrooms have large storage closets and master has a T.V. Enjoy water fountain sounds in both bedrooms by opening your windows. Very charming settings....moreless
High Season May 15 - Sep 15, 2015 2 night min stay
July Special Jul 5 - Jul 7, 2015 3 night min stay
$444 flat fee
July Special Jul 19 - Jul 22, 2015 4 night min stay
$592 flat fee
Holiday Rate Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2016 2 night min stay
High Season May 15 - Sep 15, 2016 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$59
Cleaning$200 + tax
All holiday rates are the same as the high season rates!
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Butterfly Cottages has a unique location for vacation pleasure. There is a flat, easy walk to both La Cumbre and Five Points shopping malls, Whole Foods Market, and Famous Sideways Santa Ynez Valley Wine Tasting 20.7 miles. away. Beach access is 4.2 miles Near scenic beaches, the Harbor, Pier, Arts & Crafts Fair (Sundays at East Beach), Santa Barbara Zoo, Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens, the Historical Courthouse, the Museum of Natural History, the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and world-class dining and shopping.
-30 Scenic Miles along Route 154 through the hills of the Los Padres National Forest, past Lake Cachuma to Solvang/Buelton and the Santa Ynez Valley famous Wine Counrty where the movie Sideways was filmed (20.7 miles).
-30 Scenic miles south on Route 101 along the ocean to Ventura/Oxnard
-120 Scenic miles north on Route 101 through Wine Country to Hearst Castle
Other Activities: WINE TASTING in the famous movie( Sideways) Santa Ynez Valley 30 min. drive
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: My wife & I have lived in Santa Barbara for 29 yrs and invite you to come visit our Charming Cottages. There is no place like Santa Barbara in the world and we think you will agree with us after you have stayed with us in the heart of the Santa Barbara. Known as the American Riviera.
Why the Owner Chose The Mesa (Beach Area): Our three Cottages are very charming inside and out. The landscape area surrounding the three Cottages matches the Cottages them selves. The San Roque area neighborhood is a very desirable area for locals to purchase Real Estate because of its family oriented life style and sought after school district. Also its proximity to beaches , shopping and Wine Country. We invested here because of all of these reasons.