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Charming Italian-Style Cottage Near Beach, Preserve, Park

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Custom-built, free form mosaic tile spa with cascading waterfall

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Last updated: 05/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Charming, Italian-style beach cottage located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a quiet neighborhood within walking distance to Arroyo Burro Beach and the Douglas wildlife preserve, close to Elings Park, and only minutes by car from downtown Santa Barbara and the Santa Barbara Airport.

The residence includes the following unique amenities:

• a beautifully landscaped private backyard with a mosaic tile spa, an outdoor hot water shower, covered patio and sandbox
• two open air patios with dining and lounging options
• full kitchen with high end appliances, including a 36 inch Wolf Range and Miele dishwasher
• beautiful, venetian-plastered bathrooms with high volume water pressure and re-circulating water system providing instant hot water
• Hand-chiseled Santa Barbara sandstone wood burning fireplace
• 3 ocean kayaks and 4 foam boogie boards available for use by guests

The residence sits adjacent to acres of privately-owned, undeveloped land, providing guests with additional exclusivity and privacy to relax and enjoy themselves. It is comfortably furnished and fully equipped to meet the needs of guests who prefer to entertain as well as families who prefer to settle in and create a home away from home.

Dining options include the acclaimed Boathouse Restaurant which is an easy walk from the home. It is also just minutes by car from gourmet grocery stores, coffee shops, additional ocean front dining, the marina and wharf, and downtown SB. Its location is ideal for those guests who prefer to get out and experience all that Santa Barbara has to offer.

We look forward to having you visit our lovely home!




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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Kid-friendly items include: sandbox w/toys, highchair, 'pack and play' crib, books and games. ...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Master: 1 queen

    Attached bath. 32 inch TV/DVD...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Shared bath. Semi-private patio....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

    ...moreless

  • The residence sleeps a maximum of 6 adults or up to 8 guests with children (two additional twin size foldaway beds are provided to accommodate up to 8 guests in beds). Exceptions may be possible - please inquire for additional information. The baby crib is a 'pack and play' and bottom sheets/blankets are provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Master: toilet, shower

    Rain can shower head....moreless

  • Outdoor hot water shower: outdoor shower

    Also contains a handheld sprayer....moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, jetted tub

    Also contains a handheld sprayer....moreless

  • Both bathrooms are finished with beautiful, venetian-plaster. The home contains a high volume water pressure and re-circulating water system providing instant hot water....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Additional beach equipment provided: chairs, towels, umbrella, coolers, tote....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with HD football package. ...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    Living room has 50 inch plasma TV and master bedroom has 32 inch flat screen w/ built in DVD player....moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • 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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Both indoor and outdoor tables seat 8 comfortably. Each table has 6 accompanying chairs and additional wooden folding chairs (6) are provided for extra seating....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Full capacity front-loading Duet dryer....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning fireplace made of Santa Barbara sandstone....moreless

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

    The home was remodeled to create a 'great room' consisting of the living room, dining area and open kitchen....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Beach towels are also provided....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Full capacity front-loading Duet washer....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked. Additional specialty items include ice cream maker, decorative serving plates, stemware and barware....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    The main patio is accessed off of the dining area and contains the BBQ, dining set and portable infrared heater. A second, semi-private flagstone patio with chaise lounge is adjacent to the main patio and can be accessed from the second guest bedroom. A third, covered patio is in the backyard adjacent to the sandbox....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    A covered patio adjacent to a built-in sandbox....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    3 ocean kayaks and 4 foam boogie boards are available for use....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Built in 42 inch Lynx gas BBQ....moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Life jackets of various sizes are available for use with the kayaks. A portable roof rack for transporting kayaks is also available....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Custom-built, free form mosaic tile spa with cascading waterfall....moreless

 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 1, 2015
3 night min stay
$395
$2,400
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$395
$2,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning fee $150
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

A 4 night minimum stay is required for major holidays. Please inquire for extended stay discounts.

The residence sleeps a maximum of 6 adults or up to 8 guests with children. Exceptions may be possible - please inquire for additional information.

We accept personal checks and/or payment through PayPal. PayPal fees are the responsibility of guests. A signed rental agreement and non-refundable reservation deposit (pre-payment of a portion of rent) is required upon booking with remainder of rent and refundable damage deposit due 14 days prior to arrival. Please inquire for alternative procedures in the event of a last minute booking.


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Last updated: 05/29/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Municipal
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Many additional options within 10 miles
3 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Barbara (downtown area)
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101/Las Positas exit
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Boathouse at Arroyo Burro Beach
0.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Arroyo Burro Beach

Car: Recommended

The residence sits adjacent to acres of privately-owned, undeveloped land, providing guests with additional exclusivity and privacy to relax and enjoy themselves. It is a comfortable walk to one of Santa Barbara's most beautiful beaches and the highly acclaimed Boathouse Restaurant. Just minutes by car from gourmet grocery stores, coffee shops, the marina, and downtown Santa Barbara, its location is ideal for those guests who prefer to get out and experience all that Santa Barbara has to offer.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Jeff Ruppert is a talented and well-respected general contractor in the Santa Barbara area. Jeff specializes in tile and stone projects and has worked on some of the most prestigious properties in the county. Jeff has made Santa Barbara his home since 1991.

Why the Owner Chose The Mesa (Beach Area):
The residence was purchased and used as a family home until it was turned into a vacation rental when the owner moved his family to another residence.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Privacy and Location.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Custom-built, free form mosaic tile spa with cascading waterfall

    Custom-built, free form mosaic tile spa with cascading waterfall

  • Dining area and open kitchen with views of backyard

    Dining area and open kitchen with views of backyard

  • Main patio w/ 42 inch built-in Lynx gas BBQ, teak set, portable infrared heater

    Main patio w/ 42 inch built-in Lynx gas BBQ, teak set, portable infrared heater

  • View of new patio off of kitchen door.  New walkways to spa and outdoor shower.

    View of new patio off of kitchen door. New walkways to spa and outdoor shower.

  • Master bedroom with attached bathroom.

    Master bedroom with attached bathroom.

  • Guest bedroom with shared bathroom.  French doors access flagstone patio.

    Guest bedroom with shared bathroom. French doors access flagstone patio.

  • Additional view of semi-private flagstone patio.

    Additional view of semi-private flagstone patio.

  • Guest bedroom with shared bathroom.

    Guest bedroom with shared bathroom.

  • Additional view of backyard

    Additional view of backyard

  • 3 kayaks and 4 boogie boards available for guest use

    3 kayaks and 4 boogie boards available for guest use

  • Hendry's Beach, one of Santa Barbara's most beautiful beaches

    Hendry's Beach, one of Santa Barbara's most beautiful beaches

  • The Boathouse Restaurant at Hendry's Beach

    The Boathouse Restaurant at Hendry's Beach

  • Charming Italian-style beach cottage located at the end of a cul-de-sac

    Charming Italian-style beach cottage located at the end of a cul-de-sac

  • Living room area with 50 inch plasma TV/DVD and wood burning fireplace

    Living room area with 50 inch plasma TV/DVD and wood burning fireplace

  • View of backyard off of main patio

    View of backyard off of main patio

  • Lovely outdoor hot water shower in private backyard

    Lovely outdoor hot water shower in private backyard

  • Attached master bath (shower only) with a rain can shower head

    Attached master bath (shower only) with a rain can shower head

  • Semi-private flagstone patio off of back bedroom.

    Semi-private flagstone patio off of back bedroom.

  • Shared full bath w/ shower, handheld sprayer and jetted tub

    Shared full bath w/ shower, handheld sprayer and jetted tub

  • Covered patio with sandbox

    Covered patio with sandbox

  • Additional view of backyard

    Additional view of backyard

  • Additional view of spa

    Additional view of spa

  • Hendry's Beach at sunset

    Hendry's Beach at sunset

  • The Boathouse Restaurant, Hendry's Beach

    The Boathouse Restaurant, Hendry's Beach

VRBO #278054

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 05/29/2015
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