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Please contact owner (use email owner) to receive any special discounts that may apply to your reservation. 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
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
Satellite / Cable:
Large screen 40' HD TV, additional small TV in Master bedroom...moreless
Christmas and New Years Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015 5 night min stay
Winter Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015 2 night min stay
Spring Apr 1 - May 15, 2015 2 night min stay
Early Summer May 16 - Jun 4, 2015 2 night min stay
Summer Jun 5 - Sep 7, 2015 5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Cleaning$100 + tax
Tourism fee per day$2
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
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
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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!
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.