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Butterfly Cottage Santa Barbara

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Surrounded by white picket fence & Fountains


Last updated: 10/07/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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


Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome:

    2 buggie boards available...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Ground level entry at driveway entrance and one story. Call for details....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Butterfly Cottage is not fenced,but Ladybug Cottage is around patio & landscaped area....moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Ground level entry at driveway entrance and one story. Call for details....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Ca King...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 2 twin/ single

    Queen is a hide-abed...moreless

  • 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

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    very charming...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    very charming...moreless

  • Very Charming bathrooms. Very clean and new.

Other Amenities

  • Cottage is one level and has no stairs from entrance at driveway. Their are 2 buggie boards for children or adults....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach:

    About 4 miles to Arroyo Burro beach, which is dog friendly. ...moreless

  • Downtown:

    About 4 miles from the heart of Downtown Santa Barbara....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Some mountain views from property,...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    Cox Cable high speed internet...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer is in unit...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance calls within the 50 States...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for 2 cars if put in driveway tandem. Plenty off street parking in front and back of Cottage if needed....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    On street only...moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer is in unit...moreless

  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    catering and food delivery available....moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Dinning room table for 8 people....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    View and smell the flower gardens, listen to the water fountain while swinging on your hammock on the front porch. Also there is a small breakfast table with chairs....moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    6 person hot tub private to your Cottage in privacy area next to master bedroom. Surrounded by lush gardens & star filled sky's ...moreless

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.7
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Holiday Rate
Dec 21 - Jan 3, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,300 $3,675
High Season
May 15 - Sep 15, 2016
2 night min stay
$1,300 $3,675
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,125 $3,275
* 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
  • Tax Rate 10%


All holiday rates are the same as the high season rates!

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 10/07/2015
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4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sandman Bar & Grill
1.5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Santa Barbara Golf Club
5 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101 & 154
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Chuck's Steakhouse of Hawaii
4 Miles
Nearest Beach
Arroyo Burro Beach

Car: Recommended

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


Owner info

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.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Surrounded by white picket fence & Fountains

    Surrounded by white picket fence & Fountains

  • Full kitchen with bay window & dining area seats 6

    Full kitchen with bay window & dining area seats 6

  • Living room with queen size hide-a-bed, TV DVD

    Living room with queen size hide-a-bed, TV DVD

  • 2nd Bedrm w/ two beds w/ feather duvet & bathroom

    2nd Bedrm w/ two beds w/ feather duvet & bathroom

  • Porch has Breakfast Table & hammock to relax in

    Porch has Breakfast Table & hammock to relax in

  • Gas BBQ for all your outdoor cooking needs

    Gas BBQ for all your outdoor cooking needs

  • Lush and mature walkways surround property

    Lush and mature walkways surround property

  • Butterfly Cottage Floor Plan

    Butterfly Cottage Floor Plan

  • Living room/Great rm w/alll new furnishings

    Living room/Great rm w/alll new furnishings

  • Two full bathrooms (shower/tub & shower)

    Two full bathrooms (shower/tub & shower)

  • 6 person hot tub/jacuzzi, private to your cottage

    6 person hot tub/jacuzzi, private to your cottage

  • Water Fountains on both sides of property

    Water Fountains on both sides of property

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