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Award Winning Craftsman Cottage-Walk or Bike Downtown-Outdoor Dining

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Private yard off street nestled in the trees

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Last updated: 05/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Please contact owner (use email owner) to receive any special discounts that may apply to your reservation. Stays of 5 nights or more for 2 people save significantly. Please contact the owner for this pricing.

For more reviews/guest comments, go to 'About Wendy Rockwood' in the owner info below.

Nestled off the street, this cozy cottage offers a true retreat feel, with being downtown. Five minutes to the beach & ten blocks to downtown, you can walk or bus anywhere. Spacious accommodation with luxurious bedding and an all new kitchen and bath make for a pristine experience with all the comforts of home.
Additionally there is a private outdoor area for 'fresco' dining and barbecuing or just taking in the sun. The living room boasts plenty of comfortable seating as well as a 40' large screen HDTV and wireless Internet. A gas fireplace to provide a wonderful ambiance. The 900 sq ft make this the perfect size for a group of four or a romantic retreat for a couple. Two bedrooms both have queen beds complete with luxury bedding and down comforters.
Set in its own garden setting this private cottage has off-street parking and its own private fenced yard. Relax under the flowering trees and take in the wonderful California weather.




Guest Comments in guest book: 'Wendy, Thank you very much for the wonderful accommodations. Everything was just as we expected and more!' '- Stephanie E., Los Angeles, CA, 09/07/2009;

'Great location Great furniture and grounds house had everything we needed, very comfortable ' - Brian G., Austin, TX, 08/26/2009

'Simply perfect, we loved the house, the yard and the location!' Courtney O., Denver CO, 9/18/2009

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Both bedrooms with queen beds and luxury linens and down comforters. Beautiful light with many windows with views of the outdoor shrubbery. Off street so in very quiet location....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Newly tiled up to date bathroom.

Other Amenities

  • Additional outdoor dining table with umbrella and four chairs in a private, fenced yard which can be gated. The kitchen is deluxe with granite counters and all appliances and utensils you would need, including spices. Now bring your favorite Keurig pods to enjoy in the morning relaxing in the sun on the front porch. ( A few Starbucks Starter pods provided) The living room has plenty of comfortable seating with a Large HD Screen TV and DVD and stereo. Access your Netflix account on the provided wireless connected DVD player. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Netflix enabled wireless Blue Ray DVD...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Large 40 inch HDTV additional small TV in bedroom...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Downtown

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Two dining areas, one inside and one outside with umbrella, Seating for 4...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

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

    Private to the cottage...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Gas fireplace, no wood needed...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Whole house heating...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Plenty of seating, Large Screen Netflix connected DVD Desk by sunny window....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Off-street parking on site...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking for 2 cars...moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Private to the cottage...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Full refrigerator, granite counters, dishwasher, microwave, full stove with oven, all utensils and dishes, Keurig coffee and premium Cusinart coffee maker....moreless

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

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Garden view of shrubbery...moreless

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Two Lounge chairs to sun in the great weather...moreless

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Great morning sun to enjoy your coffee in privacy enjoying the weather...moreless

  • Porch Furniture
  • Small Cooler
  • Yard
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
May 15 - Jun 4, 2015
3 night min stay
$299
$1,499
Summer
Jun 5 - Sep 13, 2015
5 night min stay
$299
$1,499
Fall
Sep 14 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$259 $275
Fri, Sat
$1,299
Winter
Nov 1 - Nov 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$239 $259
Fri, Sat
$1,199
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$299
$1,499
Winter
Dec 1 - Dec 17, 2015
5 night min stay
$239 $259
Fri, Sat
$1,199
Holidays
Dec 18 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay
$299
$1,499

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tourism fee per day $2
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $100
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

ASK ABOUT SPECIAL RATE FOR 1-2 PEOPLE.

Over 30 days to a reservation preference is given to longer stays of over 3-5 days. Shorter stays booked closer to the time.

$100 cleaning fee. For stays under 31 days 12% bed tax added and $2 per day Tourism Fee added. Also $200 security fee required that is returned

All booking transactions outside the U.S. must be on a credit card.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Location

Santa Barbara is a beach community with beaches, pier, sailing, swimming, whale watching and a vibrant cultural life of theatre, events, museums and a beautiful small zoo. It is unique because there are also close mountains that offer hiking, wine tasting and a nearby lake for fishing. Known as the 'American Riviera', it is known for its Spanish architecture, and the beauty of the landscape. The semi tropical climate has led many to say it is similar in appearance to Hawaii with so many varieties of trees and vegetation that are spectacular. Fine dining options abound as well as a vibrant downtown with great shopping. There are even islands close by that are protected sanctuaries that make a great day trip. Santa Barbara is the perfect vacation destination!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1986

About: Wendy and Chuck are longtime residents of Santa Barbara and Big Bear California. We are happy to share our love of these areas with guests. In fact, that is what makes being vacation rental owners of six properties and managing them ourselves so rewarding. We have made many happy memories in all of our properties (we have lived in each one of them) and can share all the special features and local ideas with guests. We love gardening, biking, walks on the beach and spending time with our own family which includes three grown children and five grandchildren and a great granddaughter on the way

Why Downtown:
Craftsman Cottage is a tucked away jewel in downtown Santa Barbara. Down a private driveway, this is an off-street location, not attached to any other property. Enclosed by hedges and greenery there is a tremendously private feel and quiet setting. A sunny open porch make relaxing the great Santa Barbara weather a pleasure

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Featuring outdoor and indoor dining areas there is plenty of room to stretch out. Families with young children love that the yard can be gated giving toddlers a great outdoor play area. Oak Park is a close walk with more for kids. With having a direct relationship with the owner/manager you will deal with one person from your booking to any necessary details during your stay. Couples love the romantic setting of the cottage decor and the fireplace right under the great large screen TV in the living room.' A true retreat from which to begin your Santa Barbara adventures.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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Photos

  • Private yard off street nestled in the trees

    Private yard off street nestled in the trees

  • Private and peaceful yard to enjoy the sun

    Private and peaceful yard to enjoy the sun

  • Fresh country charm and bright airy rooms

    Fresh country charm and bright airy rooms

  • Large kitchen with all the amenities of home

    Large kitchen with all the amenities of home

  • All the dishes and utensils you need for your stay.

    All the dishes and utensils you need for your stay.

  • Plenty of comfortable seating in living area

    Plenty of comfortable seating in living area

  • Enjoy the large screen TV  and fireplace, from comfortable seating

    Enjoy the large screen TV and fireplace, from comfortable seating

  • Ambience of a gas fireplace as you watch HDTV

    Ambience of a gas fireplace as you watch HDTV

  • Springtime flower showing!

    Springtime flower showing!

  • Come home to your own outdoor private retreat!

    Come home to your own outdoor private retreat!

  • Great place tor relax after busy days at the beach or town

    Great place tor relax after busy days at the beach or town

  • Enjoy your morning coffee and the greenery on the sunny private porch

    Enjoy your morning coffee and the greenery on the sunny private porch

  • Plenty of storage in the roomy master

    Plenty of storage in the roomy master

  • Two bedrooms with queen beds and luxury linens

    Two bedrooms with queen beds and luxury linens

  • Private feel from every window.

    Private feel from every window.

  • Keurig coffee maker and Cuisinart grinding coffeemaker

    Keurig coffee maker and Cuisinart grinding coffeemaker

  • Indoor and outdoor dining areas

    Indoor and outdoor dining areas

  • Beautiful tile bath with tub/shower

    Beautiful tile bath with tub/shower

  • Private yard with lounge chairs to enjoy California Sun in privacy

    Private yard with lounge chairs to enjoy California Sun in privacy

  • Great tree for flowers and shade!

    Great tree for flowers and shade!

  • Private out door dining with flowers all around

    Private out door dining with flowers all around

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Cottage
Manager
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within an hour
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/26/2015
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