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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: 05/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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.

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Property Type

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

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    One block to downtown State Street...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • 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
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electric fireplace with ambient fire and heating element...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric fireplace with heating element...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    For one car...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    TOASTER/CONVECTION OVEN...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Limited items like salt, pepper, coffee, creamer, Some spices...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    There are six bicycles. First come first served basis....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Front porch with seating for three...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Boogie boards on a first come first served basis...moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.8
from 22 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
SUMMER '15
May 22 - Sep 10, 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

FALL '15
Sep 11 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$145 $165
Fri, Sat
$875 $3,295

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
$144 $154
Fri, Sat
$760 $2,895

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

SPRING '16
Mar 1 - May 21, 2016
2 night min stay
$145 $165
Fri, Sat
$875 $3,295

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

SUMMER '16
May 22 - Sep 10, 2016
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

FALL '16
Sep 11 - Oct 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$145 $165
Fri, Sat
$875 $3,295

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

WINTER '16/'17
Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$144 $154
Fri, Sat
$760 $2,895

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 $50
  • 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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Last updated: 05/22/2015
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Location

  • The Funk Zone

    "Hippist new area in town is just two block away. Wine tasting, music, bars and foodie fun."

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  • Santa Barbara Bowl

    "One of the most romantic places in the world.... if the music is right for you. Watch the m..."

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  • Stearns Wharf

    "In spite of being a tourist hot spot there is actually some great seafood at the very end of..."

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  • Old Mission Santa Barbara

    "The queen of the missions.... I recommend biking to the mission (with the warning: it's al..."

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  • Santa Barbara Zoo

    "The animals, the views of the ocean, the peaceful beauty.... "

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  • La Super-Rica Taqueria

    "Famous litte taqueria where tourists and locals mingle. Cheap not fancy. #16 is the best t..."

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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)

Wine tasting in the Funk Zone

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

Tuesdays and Saturdays farmers market

Sundays arts and craft show along Cabrillo blvd.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1993

About the owner: Laura: I take care of The 3DUX and our guests on behalf of my cousin, Inga Frick. Inga grew up in the house with her mother and grandparents. Her grandfather was know to the extended family as Papa Duck. The DUX are named in his honor.

Why the Owner Chose 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).

  • 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.

  • 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.

$144 - $183 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Sleeps
    3
  • Bedrooms
    0
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
    Studio
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, portuguese, russian, italian, dutch, swedish, greek, czech, danish, norwegian, polish, hungarian, arabic, finnish, turkish, mandarin
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/22/2015
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+1 805 452-4499

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