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Stylish Cottage Retreat by the Sea in Carpinteria

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Carpinteria house description

This charming and stylish, beautifully refurbished cottage is 1.5 blocks from Carpinteria State Beach, 1 block from Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park and a few blocks to the heart of town. Included bikes, beach chairs, beach wagon, and cooler all make a fun-filled day at the beach effortless. When you return, rinse off the salt and sand in the warmth of the outdoor shower.

We were honored to have our cottages (#248884 & #336069) chosen to fill the "Little Gem" category of Carpinteria Beautiful's annual Home and Garden Tour in April 2012. They were also featured in Carpinteria Magazine's winter 2010 edition.

The cottage features bamboo hardwood floors, tasteful furnishings, central heat, ceiling fans in the bedrooms, and all the comforts of home. Beautiful, original paintings by local artists adorn the walls. There is a bedroom with a queen bed and another with a bunk bed with a twin on top and full bed on the bottom. A lovely patio in the yard with an outdoor dining table is the perfect spot for a sunset dinner. The cottage is beautifully decorated and very comfortable. There is a fully upgraded kitchen with stone countertops and all new appliances, including a dishwasher, microwave and ice maker. You will also find a washer and dryer for your convenience. We offer a library of beach and summer themed DVD's and wireless internet at no additional charge. Games and books are in the cupboard for mellow days around the house.

The surrounding neighborhood is very peaceful and the neighbors are friendly. There are several antique shops and wonderful restaurants within walking distance, as well as nature trails and wonderful bird watching one short block away. Or, hop on the bikes and head to town! Thursday afternoons offer a fresh Farmers Market. The town of Santa Barbara is a short drive away and hosts a zoo, museums, shopping, golf, art events, botanical gardens, the Queen of the Missions, wine tasting and more! Stop in Summerland for great antiquing, then glamorous, celebrity-filled Montectio along the way.

Our cottage offers a charming place to stay while on your vacation. Make it your home-away-from-home!

SEE OUR SISTER COTTAGE AT VRBO #336069. GREAT FOR EXTENDED FAMILIES & FRIENDS, OR IF THE WEEK OF YOUR CHOICE IS FULL.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 1-5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Video Library:

            Beach and summer themed movies, plus more!...moreless

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • 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:

                From the living room, outside dining patio and yard there are lovely Carpinteria foothill and mountain views....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              General

              • Clothes Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Telephone
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet:

                at no extra cost ...moreless

              Kitchen

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

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.9
              from 36 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Low
              Sep 20 - May 21, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $225
              $1,500
              High
              May 22 - Sep 8, 2015
              7 night min stay

              $1,850

              Changeover Day: Saturday

              Thanksgiving
              Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $275
              Winter Holidays
              Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
              2 night min stay
              $275
              $1,800

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Cleaning $125
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Notes:

              Deposit due upon reservation

              50% rental payment due 60 days prior to arrival

              Remaining 50% rental payment due 30 days prior to arrival


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 12/16/2014
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              21 Unavailable
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              Location

              tidepooling, bird watching, whale watching, sunset cruises

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: My husband and I bought 2 neglected, unloved cottages on one lot one 1/2 blocks from the beach. We expertly and extensively refurbished them throughout, upgrading EVERYTHING and making them very livable and lovely. They are now complete and we are ready to share them with people that will appreciate the fine quality of our charming cottages.

              Why the Owner Chose Carpinteria:
              Carpinteria is a charming town. The beach is amazing and there are many other local activities and good restaurants. We live in nearby Santa Barbara.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Beach walks, dinner on the patio, entertaining friends and family, bird watching at Carpinteria Salt Marsh Nature Park which is 1 short block away, days at the beach with the kids, watching them swim out to the platforms with all of the other kids.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              Photos

              • Holly House Exterior

                Holly House Exterior

              • Holly House - Living Room

                Holly House - Living Room

              • Holly House - master bedroom with Queen bed.

                Holly House - master bedroom with Queen bed.

              • Holly House - 2nd bedroom.

                Holly House - 2nd bedroom.

              • Outdoor, hot water shower w/hand spray for rinsing off the salt, sand & sun.

                Outdoor, hot water shower w/hand spray for rinsing off the salt, sand & sun.

              • Distance from Holly House to the beach

                Distance from Holly House to the beach

              • Holly House - living room.

                Holly House - living room.

              • Holly House - dining and kitchen.

                Holly House - dining and kitchen.

              • Holly House - bedroom 1 with queen bed.

                Holly House - bedroom 1 with queen bed.

              • Holly House - 2nd bedroom bunk with full bed on bottom, twin on top.

                Holly House - 2nd bedroom bunk with full bed on bottom, twin on top.

              • Holly House - cozy chair in 2nd bedroom for lazy days of reading in the sun.

                Holly House - cozy chair in 2nd bedroom for lazy days of reading in the sun.

              • Included bikes, wagon, chairs, boogie board & cooler for a fun day at the beach!

                Included bikes, wagon, chairs, boogie board & cooler for a fun day at the beach!

              • The beach at the end of Holly Avenue - 1.5 blocks from Holly House

                The beach at the end of Holly Avenue - 1.5 blocks from Holly House

              VRBO #248884

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              This listing was first published here in 2009.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

              $225 - $275 per night (USD)
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              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 5

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              Minimum stay: 2-7 nights
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              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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