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Baby Dux: Hip Hideaway in the Heart of the Fun

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Studio apartment in classy downtown house.

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Last updated: 10/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Downtown studio description

A classy hideaway in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara's entertainment district. The apartment is one block from State St., 2 blocks from the 'Funk Zone' and four blocks up from the beach. The house is in the heart of the entertainment district with shopping, music, dance and excellent restaurants just steps away. This artist designed studio apartment is small but beautiful. The apartment has exclusive use of the front porch of a lovely craftsman style house on a charmingly landscaped, fully enclosed private property in the center of the entertainment district . The elegantly designed corner bed couch is unusual. A drawer pulls out to convert it to a really comfortable queen size bed with tempurpedic topper. We can add an extra single bed if needed. There is HDTV, WIFI, washer/dryer and gated private off street parking. BBQ on your porch, eat fresh fruit from the fruit trees and use the free bicycles for car free, stress free enjoyment. Relax and fell pampered in this thoughtfully re-designed and well loved home. This is a 'quiet' property as it is one of three apartments in an old home so please understand that this is not a good choice for loud late night partying.

Property Type

  • Studio
  • On floor 1
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          Entertainment

          • Books
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Arboretum
          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Caves
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks
          • Waterfalls
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Fitness Center
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Horseback Riding
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching

          Location Type

          • Beach
          • Downtown

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Hiking
          • Hunting
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Pier Fishing
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Spelunking
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Water Skiing
          • Water Tubing
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 2 people

          General

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace
          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating
          • Internet
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking
          • Parking Off Street
          • Telephone
          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          Outside

          • Deck / Patio
          • Lawn / Garden
          • Outdoor Grill
          • Porch / Veranda
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.8
          from 18 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          FALL '14
          Sep 8 - Oct 31, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $125 $145
          Fri, Sat
          $795 $2,995

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          NOVEMBER SPECIAL
          Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2014
          2 night min stay
          $119 $145
          Fri, Sat
          $695 $2,785

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          WINTER '14/'15
          Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $135 $145
          Fri, Sat
          $695 $2,785

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          SPRING '15
          Mar 1 - May 21, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $144 $154
          Fri, Sat
          $760 $2,895

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          SUMMER '15
          May 22 - Sep 10, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $165 $175
          Fri, Sat
          $875 $3,295

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          FALL '15
          Sep 11 - Oct 31, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $171 $183
          Fri, Sat
          $1,045 $3,395

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          WINTER '15/'16
          Nov 1 - Feb 29, 2016
          2 night min stay
          $148 $160
          Fri, Sat
          $788 $3,059

          Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Pet Fee $35
          • Cleaning fee $50
          • Tax Rate 12%

          Notes:

          Homeaway(VRBO) calculations are inaccurate for stays of 5 or 6 days or 21 days or more. (You should never pay more than the weekly rate for stays of less than a week or more than the monthly rate for stays of less than a month). Contact us for an accurate quote for stays of these lengths. There is no tax on stays of 31 days or longer.

          Payment by cash, check or echeck much appreciated.


          Cancellation policy:

          100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.


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          Calendar

          Last updated: 10/19/2014
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          21 Unavailable
          22 Today
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          Location

          10 Miles
          Nearest Airport
          SBA
          0.1 Miles
          Nearest Barpub
          1 Miles
          Nearest Golf
          0.1 Miles
          Nearest Train
          0.1 Miles
          Nearest Motorway
          0.1 Miles
          Nearest Restaurant
          0.1 Miles
          Nearest Beach
          Beach

          Top things to do in Santa Barbara

          * Santa Barbara Bowl

          * Walk in the hills above the city (ask for directions)

          Top things to do on a budget

          * Visit Super Rica on Milpas, order #16

          * Sharkeez Taco Tuesday, margarita and fantastic taco under $10

          Top things to do with a family

          * santa barbara zoo

          * skate board park

           

          Manager info

          Year Purchased: 1993

          About: I have been a professional artist all of my life and I grew up in this house. Turning it into vacation rentals was a labor of love. It is a family run business: Gramma Shirley moved out of her home in order to convert the house to vacation rentals. Cousin Laura is the Property Manager and Concierge. Nephew Jon sometimes handles reservations (I do too) We all enjoy and appreciate our very special guests. PS -- we don't really speak 19 languages but we can google translate like crazy. Inga Frick (owner)

          Why Downtown:
          Our family were renters in the house for 40 years before we were able to buy it in 1993. My grandmother and grandfather ran a washing machine repair business in the house. Both Jon and I grew up (at least partly) in the house. Our grandfather was 'Papa Duck' to all the children in the family. Thus The 3 DUX!

          The Unique Benefits at this Studio:
          A beautiful home in a convenient location run by good people.


          Contact us

          Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin

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          Photos

          • Studio apartment in classy downtown house.

            Studio apartment in classy downtown house.

          • Your entry is the door on the left.

            Your entry is the door on the left.

          • From entry door.

            From entry door.

          • Small but complete kitchen.

            Small but complete kitchen.

          • BATHROOM - SMALL BUT SWEET (WITH WASHER DRYER)

            BATHROOM - SMALL BUT SWEET (WITH WASHER DRYER)

          • There is a small BBQ on the front porch for your use.

            There is a small BBQ on the front porch for your use.

          • The electric fireplace is amazingly cozy.

            The electric fireplace is amazingly cozy.

          • Walkway from parking area to your apartment (in the front of the house).

            Walkway from parking area to your apartment (in the front of the house).

          • Gramma Shirley's daughter, Inga, designed the apartments and implemented the business.

            Gramma Shirley's daughter, Inga, designed the apartments and implemented the business.

          • Cousin laura is property manager and concierge.

            Cousin laura is property manager and concierge.

          • The front porch is your private domain.

            The front porch is your private domain.

          • Livingroom with bed/couch.

            Livingroom with bed/couch.

          • KITCHEN

            KITCHEN

          • The front porch is reserved for your exclusive use.

            The front porch is reserved for your exclusive use.

          • COBBLESTONE PARKING AREA

            COBBLESTONE PARKING AREA

          • CLASSIC CRAFTSMAN HOUSE

            CLASSIC CRAFTSMAN HOUSE

          • Gramma Shirley paid for the house by renting out rooms and gave up her home to support the vacation rental business.

            Gramma Shirley paid for the house by renting out rooms and gave up her home to support the vacation rental business.

          • Grandson, Jon, answers email and takes reservations.

            Grandson, Jon, answers email and takes reservations.

          • Chela and Mariella do a beautiful job of keeping the apartments clean and perfect.

            Chela and Mariella do a beautiful job of keeping the apartments clean and perfect.

          $119 - $183 per night (USD)
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          0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
          Sleeps 3

          View calendar: Updated 10/19/14
          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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          Member since: 2009
          Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin
          • Calendar last updated 10/19/2014
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