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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: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

DownTown cottage description

Ask about special rates for 1-2 people, they save up to $200 a week.

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

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Suitability

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

      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 'COFFEE BEAN AND TEA LEAF' ESPRESSO MACHINE AND MILK FROTHER PROVIDED. Make your own latte and espresso with the push of a button and enjoy the beautiful morning on the front porch in the sun. The living room has plenty of comfortable seating with a Large HD Screen TV and DVD and stereo. For Weekly Guests only: Two beach cruiser bicycles can be provided for a pre-arranged three hour time period for an additonal security deposit. ($60 value)...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Large screen 40' HD TV, additional small TV in Master bedroom...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Television
          • Radio
          • Stereo
          • CD Player

          Theme

          • Family
          • Romantic

          Attractions

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

          Leisure Activities

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

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Downtown

          sports and adventure activities

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

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          forms of payment

              • Accept Credit Card

              General

              • Gas Fireplace
              • Parking
              • Iron & Board
              • Activities Guide
              • Alarm Clock
              • Filtered Water
              • Hair Dryer
              • Local Maps
              • Paper Towels
              • Local Restaurant Guide
              • Shampoo
              • Basic Soaps
              • Toilet Paper
              • Internet
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Broadband Access
              • Wireless Internet
              • Washing Machine:

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              • Clothes Dryer:

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              • Fireplace
              • Telephone
              • Heating
              • Linens Provided

              Kitchen

              • Kitchen:

                Full refrigerator, granite counters, dishwasher, microwave, full stove with oven, all utensils and dishes, premium coffee maker, Italian espresso/Latte maker...moreless

              • 4 Ring Stove
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Refrigerator
              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Microwave
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Blender
              • Coffee Grinder
              • Pantry Items
              • Stove

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

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              • Barbecue
              • Yard
              • Outdoor Furniture
              • Porch Furniture
              • Fully Fenced Property
              • Lawn / Garden
              • Porch / Veranda
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Beach Chairs
              • Beach Towels
              • Small Cooler
              • Balcony:

                Garden view of shrubbery...moreless

              • Deck / Patio

              Payment Type

              • Visa
              • Mastercard
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Summer
              Jun 28 - Sep 14, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $300
              $1,495
              Fall
              Sep 15 - Nov 20, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $260
              $1,295
              Thanksgiving week
              Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2014
              5 night min stay
              $300
              $1,495
              Winter
              Dec 1 - Dec 18, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $240
              $1,195
              Christmas and New Years
              Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
              5 night min stay
              $300
              $1,495
              Winter
              Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $240
              $1,195

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning $100 + tax
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Tax Rate 12%

              Notes:

              ASK ABOUT SPECIAL RATE FOR 1-2 PEOPLE.

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

              $100 cleaning fee and 12% bed tax added. Also $200 security fee required that is returned

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


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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              Last updated: 07/11/2014
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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!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1986

              About the owner: 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 the Owner Chose 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.


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              Speaks: english

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              • Private yard off street nestled in the trees

                Private yard off street nestled in the trees

              • 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

              • Plenty of comfortable seating in living area

                Plenty of comfortable seating in living area

              • Open airy greenery views from every window

                Open airy greenery views from every window

              • Large kitchen with all the amenities of home

                Large kitchen with all the amenities of home

              • Private feel from every window.

                Private feel from every window.

              • Springtime flower showing!

                Springtime flower showing!

              • Come home to your own outdoor private retreat!

                Come home to your own outdoor private retreat!

              • Cozy deck for enjoying the flowering vines

                Cozy deck for enjoying the flowering vines

              • Fresh country charm and bright airy rooms

                Fresh country charm and bright airy rooms

              • Beautiful tile bath with tub/shower

                Beautiful tile bath with tub/shower

              • Indoor and outdoor dining areas

                Indoor and outdoor dining areas

              • Ambience of a gas fireplace as you watch HDTV

                Ambience of a gas fireplace as you watch HDTV

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

                All the dishes and utensils you need for your stay.

              • 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!

              $240 - $300 per night (USD)
              2

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 4

              View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
              Minimum stay: 2-5 nights
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