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Sea Ranch - Historic Retreat at Hammonds Meadow

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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Steeped in rich California history, Sea Ranch peacefully sits on 4 acres of prime Montecito coastal land; an easy walk to three beautiful beaches and Montecito's lower village. On this same land, the native Chumash Indians lived in the village named Shalawa. In the mid 1800's the property was converted to rich farm land. Today, the vast open spaces have been maintained, and the original footprint of the carriage house barn has been thoughtfully preserved.

Enter the property through private wooden gates on a street named for the family who owned the property at the turn of the century. Statuesque eucalyptus, palms and oak trees stand sentry around this very private property. Rolling lawns, shaded sitting areas, and wildflower studded woods paint a rich landscape; setting the tone for a very special experience. Walking trails and wooded paths lead to the beach, and to a legendary Montecito surf spot known as Hammond's Reef.

This completely remodeled residence is rich in warmth and rustic ambiance, while offering every modern convenience and upscale amenity possible. Throughout the home, cedar wood planks and beams from the original structure have been thoughtfully recycled. A combination of waxed white oak floors, French reclaimed terra cotta tile and unique doors and windows add to the impeccable craftsmanship feel of this exquisite property.

The kitchen is everything a gourmet chef expects with professional appliances that include a 6 burner Wolf range, wine cooler, coffee station, Sub-zero refrigerator and 3 dishwashers for effortless meals and entertaining. The custom banquette with expanding table tops creates two separate smaller eating areas or expands for larger groups and family style dining. The expansive views of the pool area and surrounding grounds outside become the perfect backdrop to this comfortable and welcoming space.

In a wing off the kitchen are two well appointed bedrooms; one with twin bunk beds, the other with a queen-size bed. These rooms share a full bathroom with a bathtub. Just outside this area is a warm outdoor shower for surfers and beach goers to use before entering the home. This also provides a separate entrance for this wing of the house.

In the living room, soaring beam ceilings of cedar rise above a massive 2 story sandstone fireplace. This fireplace was fashioned around the original blacksmith's furnace structure in the carriage house. French doors flank this inviting room; one leading to the pool and expansive backyard, another leading to a private garden with a soothing fountain.

The media room adjacent to the living room can be closed off with pocket doors. A 65” high definition TV is the focal point of the room. This is the quintessential gathering spot for movie nights, lazy sports-filled weekends, or for keeping busy kids entertained with the integrated Xbox-360 system.

The first-floor master bedroom is located off the family room. It boasts artisan handcrafted closet doors, built-in drawers, and bright colored appointments. The master bathroom is special with handmade Italian tile covering the dual headed shower and his/her vanity.

Up the stairs, in what was originally the water tower, is the second master suite with a pleasing view of the backyard and pool. You can expect many restful nights in the Queen size bed under the high open beam ceilings.

From here, ascend another set of stairs to enjoy views of the lush landscape from the top of the water tower. The soaring truss-and-beam ceilings are the crowning feature of this space which enjoys views of the Santa Ynez mountains, the extensive grounds, and the Southern coastline.

Separate from the main house, offering privacy and flexibility, are two additional cottages with kitchen amenities and full baths. Formerly the barn, a one-bedroom guest house rests in the shade of mature oak trees. French doors from both the living room and bedroom open to the backyard with pool views. The second cottage, a quaint bougainvillea covered studio, has a full kitchen and is easily accessible from the inner driveway courtyard. Either cottage is an excellent option for separate families, or domestic help. Each cottage and the pool house have laundry facilities.

Comfortable year-round outdoor living is the goal of this fabulous property. Extensive walking paths and multitudes of peaceful vignettes dot this picture perfect property. An outdoor BBQ & kitchen features a 5-zone grill with rotisserie, ice maker, refrigerator and dishwasher. The amenity-rich list continues with a bocce ball court, built-in ground level trampoline, outdoor heated shower, fire pit, fire table and bikes for rides to nearby Miramar and Butterfly beaches.

The deep blue pool with lap lane, built-in 10 person spa, and Baja shelf is the focal point of the grounds. A convenient pool-house has a full bath and dressing room, along with a washer and dryer for washing beach towels and swimwear. As the final outdoor touch, a 50” flat screen TV is mounted above the outdoor wood burning fireplace.

Sea Ranch is resort-style living of the finest caliber. With its rich history, relaxed style and luxury-rich amenities, this very special property will transform your well-deserved vacation into a one-of-a-kind experience.

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Prices in US Dollars
Summer Season rates are in effect for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks
3 night minimum (1 week minimum for Summer, Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks; if full week is not available, 3 night minimum applies)
Stays of less than 30 nights are subject to a 10% Lodging Tax + $2/night Tourism Tax
$550 Cleaning Fee (14+ night stays require additional cleaning fees), $75 Booking Fee
$3,500 security deposit refundable within 14 days of checkout. Deposit is reduced to $875 with purchase of Damage Waiver.
30+ night stays require extra security deposit, and do not qualify for the damage waiver program.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change

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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 5000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom #1: 1 king

    Master Bedroom #1 w/Eastern King Size Bed...moreless

  • Master Bedroom #2: 1 queen

    Master Bedroom #2 w/Queen Size Bed...moreless

  • Bedroom #3: 1 twin/ single

    Bedroom #3 w/2 Twin bunk beds...moreless

  • Bedroom #4: 1 queen

    Bedroom #4 w/Queen size bed...moreless

  • Pool Cottage: 1 queen

    Pool Cottage w/Queen size bed...moreless

  • Studio: 1 queen

    Studio w/ Queen size bed...moreless

Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Master Bath #1: toilet, shower

    Master Bath #1 w/Dual head shower & hand sprayer,toilet,...moreless

  • Master Bathroom #2: toilet, shower

    Master Bathroom #2 w/Shower &hand sprayer, sink, toilet...moreless

  • Bathroom #3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Bathroom #3 w/Tub-shower combo, hand-held sprayer, sink,...moreless

  • Pool House bathroom: toilet, shower

    Pool House w/Shower, sink, toilet...moreless

  • Studio Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Studio Bathroom w/Shower, sink, toilet...moreless

  • Barn Guesthouse: toilet, shower

    Barn Guesthouse w/Rain shower,sink, toilet...moreless

  • Powder Room: toilet

    Powder Room w/sink, toilet...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Sonos Stereo System throughout...moreless

  • Television:

    7 Flat screens including pool house patio...moreless

  • Toys:

    6 bikes, bocce ball, croquet, badminton, trampoline...moreless

  • Video Games:

    xbox...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Arrival Day

  • Flexible

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    indoor & outdoor fireplaces...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All linens supplied...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Parking 4 cars in driveway & parking for 2 cars in 2nd drive...moreless

  • Telephone:

    w/free National long distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All towels supplied...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Miele Coffee Maker & grinder, Miele Built-In coffee station...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    2 Bosch Dishwashers...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    indoor and outdoor kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items

Outside

  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool:

    pool/spa can be completely covered & locked for child safety...moreless

  • Hot Tub
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring - Fall
Apr 1 - May 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,425 $1,425
$8,000 $24,000
Summer - Holiday
May 15 - Sep 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,700 $1,700
$9,500 $34,200
Spring - Fall
Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,425 $1,425
$8,000 $24,000
Winter
Nov 1 - Nov 20, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,250 $1,250
$7,000 $21,000
Summer - Holiday
Nov 21 - Nov 28, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,700 $1,700
$9,500 $34,200
Winter
Nov 29 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$1,250 $1,250
$7,000 $21,000
Summer - Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,700 $1,700
$9,500 $34,200
Winter
Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,250 $1,250
$7,000 $21,000
Spring - Fall
Apr 1 - May 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,425 $1,425
$8,000 $24,000
Summer - Holiday
May 15 - Sep 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,700 $1,700
$9,500 $34,200
Spring - Fall
Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,425 $1,425
$8,000 $24,000
Winter
Nov 1 - Nov 19, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,250 $1,250
$7,000 $21,000
Summer - Holiday
Nov 20 - Nov 27, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,700 $1,700
$9,500 $34,200
Winter
Nov 28 - Dec 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,250 $1,250
$7,000 $21,000
Summer - Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,700 $1,700
$9,500 $34,200

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


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From $1,250 - 3 Night minimum

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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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Location

14.4 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Santa Barbara Golf Club - Municipal Golf Course
4.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Barbara Amtrak Station
0.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101 Freeway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Walking trail to Hammonds Beach

Car: Recommended

 

Manager info

About: Paradise Retreats World Class Vacation Rentals, LLC 16 E. Arrellaga Street Santa Barbara, CA. 93101 +1 (805) 275-1851 reservations@paradiseretreats.com www.paradiseretreats.com


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Photos

  • Resort Living at its finest

    Resort Living at its finest

  • Living Room with 2 story fireplace

    Living Room with 2 story fireplace

  • Family Room with 65" Plasma and X-Box

    Family Room with 65" Plasma and X-Box

  • The outdoor kitchen is fully equipped

    The outdoor kitchen is fully equipped

  • Downstairs Master Bedroom

    Downstairs Master Bedroom

  • Upstairs Master Bathroom

    Upstairs Master Bathroom

  • Endless opportunity for fun in the sun!

    Endless opportunity for fun in the sun!

  • Gather by the outdoor firepit

    Gather by the outdoor firepit

  • Whimsical Childrens Bedroom

    Whimsical Childrens Bedroom

  • Peaceful evenings with something for everyone

    Peaceful evenings with something for everyone

  • Studio Cottage is private and quaint

    Studio Cottage is private and quaint

  • Built-in spa and Baja shelf for in-pool lounging

    Built-in spa and Baja shelf for in-pool lounging

  • Sea Ranch - A Family Vacation Oasis

    Sea Ranch - A Family Vacation Oasis

  • Loggia just outside the Living Room

    Loggia just outside the Living Room

  • Country Kitchen with upscale amenties

    Country Kitchen with upscale amenties

  • Dining al fresco by the pool

    Dining al fresco by the pool

  • Upstairs Master Suite

    Upstairs Master Suite

  • Water Tower sitting room

    Water Tower sitting room

  • Large grass lawn for active kids!

    Large grass lawn for active kids!

  • Main house Guest Suite

    Main house Guest Suite

  • Pool Cottage bedroom opens to backyard

    Pool Cottage bedroom opens to backyard

  • Pool Cottage with private entrance by the pool

    Pool Cottage with private entrance by the pool

  • Entertain poolside year round

    Entertain poolside year round

  • End the day with family and friends

    End the day with family and friends

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Date last modified - Saturday, April 25, 2015

$1,250 - $1,700 per night
View calendar: Updated 04/25/15
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    6
  • Bathrooms
    6.5
  • Property type
    Estate
Manager
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
  • Manager indicates their response time is Within 12 hours
  • Calendar last updated 04/25/2015
Email manager

+ (805) 275-1851(California, USA)

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Sea Ranch - Historic Retreat at Hammonds Meadow

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