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Montecito Sycamore Canyon Estate: Beautiful, Peaceful, Gated Acre-Large Pool!!

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Gorgeous Backyard Oasis with large beautiful pool!


Last updated: 08/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Montecito estate description


Montecito Sycamore Canyon Estate:

This 5 bedroom 5 bath Estate is classic in style. From the driveway cross over the bridge and the beautiful pond with charming seal fountain and you will walk onto the porch and to the front door of the Sycamore Canyon Estate. Tropical landscaping surrounds the property, and adds to the romantic charm.

As you walk through the front door of the Estate you will enter into the foyer and then into the amazing living room with seating for up to 8 guests under the row of French doors that open out to the large swimming pool with cascading waterfalls! In the beautiful living room there is seating for 8 with a 2 person loveseat, 3 person sofa and 3 can also sit on the lounge. Across from the living room is the office with a single bed, desk and chair with wireless internet! The living room has a 50' flat screen, high def Panasonic Viera TV with expanded cable viewing and DVD. Go past the beautiful living room to the gorgeous dining room with seating for 10!

The dining room is gorgeous with a beautiful dining table and 10 chairs. It has a wood burning fireplace with wood to burn! It has a beautiful hardwood floor with amazing tapestry rug underneath the table and chairs! Dim the lights and enjoy a gourmet meal cooked in the kitchen right next door!

Turn left and enter into the magical kitchen with granite counter tops! The kitchen is well equipped with a stainless 5-burner Thermador built in stove top. Additional amenities include a Kitchenaid stainless oversized side by side refrigerator with ice and water dispenser, Bosch Quiet dishwasher, Thermador stainless built in wall oven, microwave and warming drawer, toaster and coffee maker with coffee and all the fixins'. Adjacent to the kitchen is the dining room with seating for up to 10 comfortably.

From the front door entry turn right and you will find the 2 downstairs bedrooms: The Office Suite faces the driveway and beautiful, lush front yard. The bedroom next door to the Office Suite is the Poolside Suite with French doors that lead out to the backyard oasis. This bedroom has it's own full bathroom. Back out to the living room with the grand staircase leading up to the 2nd floor.

Ascend the staircase to the balcony upstairs and walk across to the double doors of the large master bedroom with full large master bathroom. The luxurious master bedroom has a fireplace and french doors that lead out onto the balcony with table and chairs. The Master Bedroom in this Estate offers a Cal King sized bed with flat screen TV in the armoire and double French doors that open onto the balcony which overlooks the amazing backyard. There is also a spiral staircase from the balcony leading down to the backyard. The large master bathroom has a large jetted Jacuzzi tub and many cabinets, drawers and a giant walk in closet.

From the upstairs interior balcony there are 2 more bedrooms, the Antique Suite and the Stair Suite. The Antique Suite has it's own full bathroom with shower / tub combo. It has an extra long full sized bed. The Stair Suite is another master bedroom suite with full bathroom, king sized bed and TV in the armoire.

Descend the grand staircase, enter the living room and open the French doors that lead out to the backyard oasis with wrought iron patio furniture and seating for 10. There are also 4 lounge chairs for sunbathing where guests can enjoy the large pool with cascading waterfalls!

This is a couples and family friendly property.
Please: No Smoking, No Pets, No parties or weddings.

Minimum stay - 3 nights, 1 week minimum stay for Thanksgiving, Christmas and UCSB graduation)

The backyard oasis is a relaxing environment with wrought iron tables and 10 chairs. An especially nice experience is to dine 'al fresco poolside' on this gorgeous patio with a view of the beautiful hill and lush landscaping of the gorgeous 1 acre.

The laundry room which has an outside door is shared with the guest house which is occupied by me!

The guest house is completely private and separate. It is occupied by me + 1 mature professional lady! We may only see each other in the parking area!

With an ideal Montecito location, this Estate is just 2 minutes drive to Butterfly Beach, Coast Village Road, the Lower Village and the Upper Village. 4 minutes drive to East Beach and State Street in Santa Barbara. Take a ten minute walk to the beautiful Westmont College campus, and be sure to schedule a visit (seasonal) to the lush grounds of Lotusland, located right across the street!

Keywords: Estate, 1 acre, family, BBQ, vacation, fun, privacy, happiness, adventure, space, beautiful, peaceful, safe, quiet, friends, waterfall, poolside patio dining, large estate, backyard oasis, large pool.

The pool can be heated from March 1st through November 15th for a minimum $150 per stay or week.

POOL NOT HEATED FROM NOVEMBER 15 THROUGH END OF FEBRUARY. During this time If you would like to swim in a heated pool there is one available year round at the beach, Los Banos del mar Pool, just 4 minutes away! For more info on the pool go to your search engine, type in Los Banos pool santa barbara and click on this: City of Santa Barbara - Aquatics Program.




People other than those in the Guest party set forth above may not stay overnight in the property. Any other person in the property is the sole responsibility of Guest. Sycamore Canyon Estate is privately owned; the owner is not responsible for any accidents, injuries or illness that occurs while on the premises or its facilities. The Homeowners are not responsible for the loss of personal belongings or valuables of the guest. By accepting this reservation, it is agreed that all guests are expressly assuming the risk of any harm arising from their use of the premises or others whom they invite to use the premise.

Maximum number of guests allowed on the property is 10 unless prior authorization is received by elle.

Keep the property and all furnishings in good order.

Only use appliances for their intended uses.

Pets are NOT allowed.

If complaints of noise, smoking or extra people are received from neighbors or detected by owner guest may lose deposit.

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome:

                I am sorry, I do not provide babysitting services....moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible
              • Non Smoking Only:

                No smoking is allowed inside or outside, not on the property at all....moreless

              • Low Allergen Environment
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

              • Bedroom 1-Princess Suite : 1 king

                Master Bedroom w TV in armoire and French Doors to Balcony...moreless

              • Bedroom 2-Antique Room: 1 double

                Antique Furniture with extra long full sized bed...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 king


              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen


              • Bedroom 5: 1 queen


              • All bedrooms have quality pillow top mattresses, quality bedding and pillows. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1-Master Bathroom: toilet, shower, jetted tub, bidet

                Full Bathroom with Large Jacuzzi Tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • Bathroom 5: toilet, combination tub/shower


              • All bathrooms are stocked with hair dryers, shampoo, hair conditioner, body lotion, liquid body wash, liquid hand soap and several sets of towels....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Driveway parking for 4 cars Cable/Satellite TV (5 tv's): They have expanded cable TV and can view 72 and more channels...moreless


                  • Games:

                    Some games are in the entry hall closet....moreless

                  • Television:

                    1 in the living room, 1 in the master bedroom, 3 more in other bedrooms....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Expanded cable viewing with 72 channels and more!...moreless

                  • Books


                  • Budget
                  • Tourist Attractions
                  • Romantic
                  • Family
                  • Adventure


                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Synagogues
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Museums
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Live Theater
                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo
                  • Churches
                  • Marina
                  • Pond
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Reefs

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View
                  • Downtown:

                    Drive 2 minutes to Montecito's upper and lower villages and Coast Village Road with all the boutique shops and restaurants. Drive 4 minutes to downtown Santa Barbara and State Street!...moreless

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Parasailing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Spelunking
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                      • Dining Room
                      • Dining:

                        Dining Room next to the Kitchen with seating for 10....moreless

                      • Seating for 10 people


                      • Living Room:

                        Gorgeous living room with seating for 8!...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        4 parking spots available...moreless

                      • Heating:

                        Gas Central Forced Air heating...moreless

                      • Parking:

                        4 parking spots on the driveway, 3 across from the garages. The other is on the downside of the Oak tree in the driveway. ...moreless

                      • Fireplace:

                        3: one each in Living Room, Dining Room, Master Bedroom....moreless

                      • Telephone:

                        No charge for long distance!...moreless

                      • Linens Provided:

                        Quality sets of linens....moreless

                      • Gas Heating
                      • Wireless Internet:

                        Cable high speed internet...moreless

                      • Internet:

                        Wireless available!...moreless

                      • Towels Provided:

                        Sets of towels supplied for 10 + extras in the laundry room....moreless

                      • Iron & Board
                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Local Maps
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Shampoo
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Washing Machine:

                        Laundry room...moreless

                      • Clothes Dryer:

                        Laundry room...moreless

                      house cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional


                          • Refrigerator:

                            Oversized stainless side by side Kitchenaid Refrigerator with ice and water dispenser.....moreless

                          • Stove:

                            5 burner Stainless Thermador Built in cook top....moreless

                          • Oven:

                            Thermador built in wall oven with microwave and warming Drawer....moreless

                          • Microwave:

                            Built in Stainless Thermador microwave...moreless

                          • Dishes & Utensils:

                            Enough to feed 10!...moreless

                          • Dishwasher:

                            Bosch Stainless Quiet Dishwasher...moreless

                          • Kitchen:

                            Gorgeous granite counter tops and stainless appliances. Fully stocked with dishes and place settings for 10. Also, pots and pans, bowls, casseroles and more!...moreless

                          • Blender
                          • Pantry Items:

                            Some spices...moreless

                          • Cooking Utensils:

                            Pots and pans, casseroles, serving bowls, cookie sheets and more!...moreless

                          • Coffee Maker:

                            With all the fixins!...moreless

                          • Toaster:


                          • Garbage Disposal


                          • Patio
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Barbecue
                          • Outdoor Grill:

                            Charcoal Weber BBQ...moreless

                          • Balcony:

                            From the master bedroom outside the double French doors...moreless

                          • Deck / Patio:

                            Patio with seating for 10...moreless

                          Pool / Spa

                          • Heated Pool
                          • Private Pool:

                            Pool can be heated for $150 per stay or per 1 week....moreless

                          • Hot Tub:

                            Jetted Jacuzzi Tub in Master Bathroom...moreless



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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Jun 16 - Sep 15, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $645 $975
                          Fri, Sat
                          $5,500 $19,800
                          Sep 16 - Nov 22, 2014
                          3 night min stay
                          $4,500 $16,500
                          Nov 23 - Nov 29, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          Dec 21 - Dec 27, 2014
                          7 night min stay

                          New Year's Eve
                          Dec 28 - Jan 1, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $3,500 $14,400
                          Apr 1 - Jun 15, 2015
                          3 night min stay
                          $4,500 $16,500
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $3,500 $14,400
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates


                          • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                          • cleaning $425
                          • Tax Rate 10%


                          Minimum stay: 3 nights

                          Minimum stay for Christmas, Thanksgiving & UCSB Grad is 1 week at the summer rate.

                          Cleaning Fee: $425

                          Refundable deposit is $500 & $1000 for stays 1 month or longer.

                          Tax: 10% of rate.

                          Pool Heating ( March 1 - Nov 15 ): $150 per stay or 1 week.

                          We do not rent to non family groups under the age of 40. Extra guests are not accepted without prior authorization from elle.

                          Cancellation policy:

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

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                          Last updated: 08/15/2014
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                          25 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Santa Barbara airport in Goleta
                          3 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Santa Barbara Train Station
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          101 Freeway and Hot Springs Road
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Butterfly Beach in Montecito
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Lucky's Bar/Restaunt Coast Village Road, Montecito
                          100 Miles
                          Nearest Ski
                          Mountain High in Los Angeles
                          2 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Montecito Country Club
                          1 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Cava Bar and Restaurant

                          Car: Recommended

                          Wind your way down Sycamore Canyon Road amidst the mansions and estates where the movie stars and the rich and famous live. Oprah lives right around the corner! Montecito is to Santa Barbara as Bel Air is to Beverly Hills. It is very desirable and expensive. It is beautiful, peaceful, safe and quiet.

                          The Montecito Sycamore Canyon Estate is very close (walking distance) to Cold Springs elementary school, Westmont Christian College, Brooks Institute of Photography and Ganna Walska's Lotusland!!

                          Drive 2 minutes to Butterfly Beach and the 4 Seasons Biltmore in Montecito. Drive 2 minutes to Coast Village Road and the lower Village in Montecito. Drive 2 minutes to Pan e Vino, The Bistro, Via Vai restaurants and the upper Village in Montecito. Drive 4 minutes to East Beach, Stearn's Wharf, State Street and Paseo Nuevo shopping center in downtown Santa Barbara.

                          Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, parasailing, shelling, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, health/beauty spa, racquetball

                          Golf: Public: Santa Barbara Golf Club.

                          Private: Montecito Country Club, Glen Annie Golf Course and more!


                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: I am a Doctor of Chiropractic and I practiced in my solo office for 16 years. As I worked as a chiropractor I began purchasing houses and apartments. Many of them were fixers. I had fun refurbishing them! A few years ago I sold my Chiropractic business and now I manage my apartments and vacation rentals full time! I grew up in Fresno, CA and then moved to Santa Barbara to attend college. I then moved to Los Angeles area to attend Chiropractic College. After graduating I returned to Santa Barbara! I couldn't stay away!! I now live in Montecito in the Guest House of the Sycamore Canyon Estate!!

                          Why the Owner Chose Montecito:
                          When I was looking for my next property to buy, I knew I wanted to find one in Montecito. This is because the properties in Montecito can be large with an acre or more and because it is gorgeous, peaceful, safe and desirable! I wanted a large Estate with a guest house, 1 acre, pool, many bedrooms and bathrooms and on a large beautiful street with a long driveway. I found all that in The Sycamore Canyon Estate!

                          The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                          The unique benefits of the Sycamore Canyon Estate are that it is located in the heart of Montecito on a large beautiful Estate amidst the movie stars and the rich! Oprah lives right around the corner! It is also right across the street from Ganna Walska's Lotusland. Look online to learn about this famous property that is seasonally open to the public!

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                          Guestbook comments from the owner

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                          • Gorgeous Backyard Oasis with large beautiful pool!

                            Gorgeous Backyard Oasis with large beautiful pool!

                          • Backyard Oasis at Sunset

                            Backyard Oasis at Sunset

                          • Front of Sycamore Canyon Estate

                            Front of Sycamore Canyon Estate

                          • Living Room with Wall of French Doors

                            Living Room with Wall of French Doors

                          • Magical Kitchen

                            Magical Kitchen

                          • Office with Cable Wireless Internet

                            Office with Cable Wireless Internet

                          • Master Bathroom with Large Jacuzzi Tub

                            Master Bathroom with Large Jacuzzi Tub

                          • Antique Room

                            Antique Room

                          • Office Suite

                            Office Suite

                          • Poolside Patio with Seating for 10

                            Poolside Patio with Seating for 10

                          • Beautiful Wrought Iron Entry Gates

                            Beautiful Wrought Iron Entry Gates

                          • Butterfly Beach just 2 Minutes Drive

                            Butterfly Beach just 2 Minutes Drive

                          • Large Pool

                            Large Pool

                          • Classic style and close to the Upper Village of Montecito

                            Classic style and close to the Upper Village of Montecito

                          • Living Room and Balcony from Grand Staircase

                            Living Room and Balcony from Grand Staircase

                          • Living Room and Grand Staircase

                            Living Room and Grand Staircase

                          • Dining Room with Seating for 10

                            Dining Room with Seating for 10

                          • Master Bedroom with French Doors

                            Master Bedroom with French Doors

                          • Poolside Suite with Queen bed and French doors Opening to the Pool

                            Poolside Suite with Queen bed and French doors Opening to the Pool

                          • Stair Suite

                            Stair Suite

                          • Antique Room Bathroom

                            Antique Room Bathroom

                          • Beautiful Lush pond at the entry to the Estate

                            Beautiful Lush pond at the entry to the Estate

                          • 4 Minutes Drive to East Beach and the Santa Barbara Yacht Club

                            4 Minutes Drive to East Beach and the Santa Barbara Yacht Club

                          • Santa Barbara Harbor just 4 minutes Drive

                            Santa Barbara Harbor just 4 minutes Drive

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Wednesday, August 06, 2014

                          $625 - $975 per night (USD)

                          5 Bedroom / 5 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 08/15/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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