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Private Family Pool Home on Acre Property-Close to Town

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A private 'Shangri-La' in beautiful Santa Barbara

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Last updated: 07/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

DownTown house description

Now Special rates for small groups. Save $1000 a week if you are 4 people or less.

Imagine your own private retreat, close enough to walk to the Mission of Santa Barbara and yet when on the acre property you will feel like you are away from it all in your own private Shangralai. The Frank Lloyd Wright inspired design maximizes the enjoyment of the sprawling one story 3000 sq feet house. The house embraces a spectacular solar heated pool and backyard patio from which you may fully relax in the fantastic Santa Barbara weather.

Peacefully sleep in the quiet setting. Those who are early risers will not disturb those who want to sleep in as the bedroom wing is at the opposite end of the house from the kitchen living and dining areas.
Two gorgeous fireplaces, one in the master suite. The second is a striking cathedral ceiling high edifice in travertine accenting the unique atmosphere of this incredible home.

All the comforts of home with full kitchen, dishwasher, washer/dryer and the space to stretch out and enjoy yourself after enjoying all Santa Barbara offers.


Incredible Mix of Quality and Value: --Spectacular private pool and jacuzzi
--Outdoor patio and relaxation area
--Four bedrooms, three baths: One king, three queens.
--Luxury bedding and down comforters
--Master bedroom with private bath and marble gas fireplace and entertainment center
--Master bedroom has walk in closet
--Separate living area with comfortable seating for six and gorgeous views of the yard as well as the floor to ceiling stone fireplace. Cathedral ceilings and stained glass.
--Separate play area with foosball, piano available (on request), 55' 3-D smart HDTV and entertainment area
--Outdoor breezeway with treadmill, stationery bicycle and ping pong table.
--Laundry room
--Full kitchen with breakfast nook and separate full dining room area
--Outdoor Gas barbeque
--Outdoor dining area and lounge chairs
--High speed wireless internet
--Desk area
--Linens and towels
--Long distance telephone (outgoing only, no voicemail)
--Coffee, spices

Santa Barbara the 'American Riviera': In Santa Barbara you can hike in the mountains and swim at the beach on the same day! This property is located on a beautiful tree filled acre property with views of the mountains. Just a short walk to the Mission and the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Walk to downtown Santa Barbara through Rocky Nook Park and distinctive Upper East neighborhoods. The beach and Montecito are just an easy 10 minute drive. Santa Barbara offers a wealth of cultural and athletic activities from kayaking, windsurfing, whale watching, fishing, biking, golf to local theatre, museums and cultural events.

Wendy and Chuck Rockwood: Longtime residents of Santa Barbara, your hosts (owner/manager) Wendy and Chuck Rockwood are happy to recommend restaurants, and activities. Included are directions to favorite beaches and places to walk and shop. If you have questions they are happy to answer them and they look forward to your stay at Poolside.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Private Chef

              Suitability

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Limited Accessibility:

                Inquire...moreless

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome:

                Great for families...moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

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              • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

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              • All beds are equipped with luxury linens and down comforters with duvet covers. Pristine white bed linens make for everything clean and comfortable for your stay....moreless

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

                double basins...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

                double basins...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

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              Other Amenities

                  • Exercise equipment, reclining bike and treadmill Filtered Water Ping pong table/table tennis Foosball table Yamaha studio grand piano. Catering/Personal Chef Available...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Television:

                    55' 3-D Smart HDTV...moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (3) 55' 3-D smart HDTV in family room with DVD; Large TV in Master bedroom, small TV in kitchen...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Radio
                  • CD Player
                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Foosball
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Piano
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • Toys
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                      • Family

                      Attractions

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

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      local services and businesses

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

                      Location Type

                      • Beach
                      • Downtown
                      • Mountain View

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Basketball Court
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Racquetball
                      • Kayaking
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Paragliding
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                      • Surfing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Hiking

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                          Dining

                          • Dining:

                            Additional dining area in kitchen for 6....moreless

                          • Dining Area
                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Seating for 8 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card

                              General

                              • Living Room:

                                Additional seating in adjoining family room....moreless

                              • Broadband Access
                              • Covered Parking
                              • Free Long Distance
                              • Gas Fireplace:

                                (2) Living Room and Master Bedroom...moreless

                              • Local Maps
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Carport
                              • Telephone
                              • Linens Provided:

                                Luxury linens. Egyptian cotton sheets; thick, soft towels, down comforters...moreless

                              • PC
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Thermos Bottle
                              • Washing Machine:

                                Large front loading style...moreless

                              • Clothes Dryer:

                                Large front loading style...moreless

                              • Fireplace
                              • Parking
                              • Heating
                              • Iron & Board
                              • Activities Guide
                              • Alarm Clock
                              • Water Cooler
                              • Filtered Water
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Laundry Soap
                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Shampoo
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Wireless Internet
                              • Parking Off Street:

                                Space for 4 cars...moreless

                              • Internet
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Fitness Room / Equipment

                              Kitchen

                              • Dishes & Utensils
                              • Kitchen:

                                Including gourmet coffee, spices....moreless

                              • Catering Available
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • Blender
                              • Coffee Grinder
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Stove

                              Outside

                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                              • Barbecue
                              • Porch / Veranda
                              • Small Cooler
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Large Cooler
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Outdoor Grill Gas
                              • Patio
                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Terrace
                              • Gazebo
                              • Lanai / Gazebo
                              • Raft
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Bicycles

                              Payment Type

                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Hot Tub
                              • Heated Pool
                              • Private Pool:

                                Large enough for swimming laps; Solar Heated...moreless

                              • Outdoor Pool
                              • Spa Whirlpool
                              • Jacuzzi
                               

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              HIgh season for up to eight
                              May 1 - Sep 15, 2014
                              5 night min stay

                              $4,500
                              Low season for up to 8 people
                              Sep 16 - Apr 30, 2015
                              5 night min stay

                              $3,800

                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
                              • Cleaning $250 + tax
                              • Tax Rate 10%

                              Notes:

                              SPECIAL RATES FOR SMALL GROUPS OF 4 PEOPLE OR LESS SAVE $1000 A WEEK!

                              Weekly rate is min rate, Guests may stay 5-7 nights for this price.

                              Security deposit returned within 14 days.

                              10% Tax is for stays under 31 days.

                              $250 Cleaning fee.

                              Inquire about Holiday and monthly rates.

                              All booking transactions outside the U.S. must be on a credit card.

                              Returnable security deposit that varies.


                              This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 07/18/2014
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                              Location

                              Car: Recommended

                              Whale watching.

                              Wine Tasting

                               

                              Owner info

                              Year Purchased: 2003

                              About the owner: Wendy and Chuck are longtime residents of Santa Barbara and Big Bear California. We are happy to share our love of these communities with guests. In fact, that is what makes being vacation rental owners of six properties and managing them ourselves so rewarding. We have made many happy memories in all of our properties (we have lived in each one of them) and can share all the special features and local ideas with guests. We love gardening, biking, walks on the beach and spending time with our own family which includes three grown children and five grandchildren and a great granddaughter on the way!

                              Why the Owner Chose DownTown:
                              We have lived in Santa Barbara for over thirty years and we think we have the best location in town. We are close to everything and can go to any area, Montecito, downtown, the beach, Goleta, all without having to travel on the busy freeway. Coming home to this property is always like a breath of fresh mountain air. Yet, we can still walk downtown through the historic area around the 'Queen of the Missions.' We often take in it's beautiful rose garden and walk through the distinctive Upper East side which is filled with the elegant historic homes.

                              The Unique Benefits at this House:
                              Our first trip to this home was like falling in love for the first time. We just adore the backyard patio area and pool for relaxing and refreshing ourselves. The sprawling nature of the single story layout is also fantastic for hosting guests as the sleeping areas are separate from the kitchen and active areas. Nestled on an acre the property is truly a private retreat. The hawks fly overhead and the many birds enjoy with us the fantastic gardens and orchards which surround the property. Our piece of Heaven. With having a direct relationship with the owner/manager you will deal with one person from your booking to any necessary details during your stay.


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                              Speaks: english

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                              • A private 'Shangri-La' in beautiful Santa Barbara

                                A private 'Shangri-La' in beautiful Santa Barbara

                              • Views only of the hillsides from everywhere on the property

                                Views only of the hillsides from everywhere on the property

                              • Large kitchen with plenty of counterspace and nook dining

                                Large kitchen with plenty of counterspace and nook dining

                              • Large Dining room that opens to the patio.

                                Large Dining room that opens to the patio.

                              • Lounge by the rose rose garden and take in all the beautiful flowers.

                                Lounge by the rose rose garden and take in all the beautiful flowers.

                              • Marble fireplace, walk-in closet, built-in armoire in master bedroom

                                Marble fireplace, walk-in closet, built-in armoire in master bedroom

                              • Large Bedroom #2  with own TV and views of the Garden

                                Large Bedroom #2 with own TV and views of the Garden

                              • Peaceful quiet setting for great sleeping

                                Peaceful quiet setting for great sleeping

                              • Interesting architecture with great flow between indoor and outdoor areas

                                Interesting architecture with great flow between indoor and outdoor areas

                              • Large 55' 3D Smart TV.  Access your Netflix and other accounts.

                                Large 55' 3D Smart TV. Access your Netflix and other accounts.

                              • Vegetable garden you are welcome to enjoy

                                Vegetable garden you are welcome to enjoy

                              • Your own peaceful Shangra La

                                Your own peaceful Shangra La

                              • Unique Frank Lloyd Wright inspired home

                                Unique Frank Lloyd Wright inspired home

                              • Large sunny poolside/jacuzzi area.

                                Large sunny poolside/jacuzzi area.

                              • Mountain view from kitchen sink for cooking in a relaxed beautiful environment

                                Mountain view from kitchen sink for cooking in a relaxed beautiful environment

                              • Enjoy dining outside in the fantastic California weather

                                Enjoy dining outside in the fantastic California weather

                              • Luxury bedding & down comforters. French doors open to pool/patio in master BR

                                Luxury bedding & down comforters. French doors open to pool/patio in master BR

                              • Master Bath with dual sinks and spacious shower

                                Master Bath with dual sinks and spacious shower

                              • Bedroom #3 with queen bed and garden views.

                                Bedroom #3 with queen bed and garden views.

                              • Three  full bathrooms. #2 Bath with dual sinks and shower/bath

                                Three full bathrooms. #2 Bath with dual sinks and shower/bath

                              • Three large skylights bring the sun and sky inside

                                Three large skylights bring the sun and sky inside

                              • Shaded side of house for ping pong and exercise equipment

                                Shaded side of house for ping pong and exercise equipment

                              • Enjoy the yard from so many vantage points. Gazebo for taking in more views

                                Enjoy the yard from so many vantage points. Gazebo for taking in more views

                              • Soak in the view and relax.

                                Soak in the view and relax.

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                              Date last modified - Friday, June 20, 2014

                              $543 - $643 per night (USD)
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                              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 8

                              View calendar: Updated 07/18/14
                              Minimum stay: 5 nights
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