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Gorgeous City/Riviera Views, and Central Location!

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Living room with large window to Santa Barbara views and balcony off the front.

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Last updated: 06/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We love our Santa Barbara abode. From here, you are truly close to everything. Just 1 minute to the freeway, less than 2 minutes to downtown, and 3 minutes to the local beaches. Whether you're seeking just a simple place to lay your head, or an attention-to-detail get-away to enjoy, this is truly a perfect slice of Santa Barbara heaven.

From the master bedroom, wake up to truly inspiring views of the Santa Ynez Mountains, the Riviera, and downtown Santa Barbara. The 2nd bedroom is nestled against a quiet hillside of oak trees. The evenings are best spent on the balcony, BBQ'ing your dinner on the stainless steel BBQ, sipping a glass of our local wine, and enjoying the unobstructed vistas and golden sunsets over your left shoulder. Enjoy a bottle of highly esteemed, local Santa Barbara wine, waiting for you upon your arrival! We are in the wine business and happy to share with you!

Our home is in a small, elite condo complex of mostly home-owners. Our 1,000 sq. ft. unit shares only one wall. The 2 bedrooms have comfy queen beds and quality linens. The master (upstairs) bath has a shower/tub combo and plush robes for lounging. The downstairs 1/2 bath has a full-sized washer and dryer. The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you may need to create gourmet meals (all you have to do is the stock the fridge with groceries from the upscale markets on the Mesa, just a two-minute drive away). The new BOSCH stainless steel dishwasher negates the chore of washing dishes.

A unique benefit of our home is the electric open/close (key pad/combo) single-car garage for clean and convenient parking, in addition to the adjacent (outdoor) parking space. So, no street parking necessary and easy access into/out of the unit.

Traveling with an infant or toddler? We have all the basic items you may need; including a brand new pack 'n play with soft mattress and sheets, a clip-to-table eating chair, an infant bathtub, a nice little stroller for downtown strolls, etc, etc, We even have a new queen air bed if you have a young child or teen who does not want to share a bed. Just let us know ahead of time what you require.

Need some recommendations for your stay? We have lived in Santa Barbara since 1992 and are happy to help direct you to the best restaurants, even better wineries, and which local sights to visit, as well as how to get there! It is our pleasure to ensure your stay in Santa Barbara includes the experiences that we have found over the years to be the most consistent and enjoyable!

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Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 years or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    NO smoking, please....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2

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  • Queen size Beds (1) 2 Queen Beds - one in each room., Baby Cribs (1) Brand new pack and play available upon request!...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • City views, and access to our 20 years of restaurant, wine, and sights knowledge....moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    47' flat screen tv - complete with DVD player and a few great movies......moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Point your car (or bike) downhill and you are truly downtown in less than 2 miles (no turns!). ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Includes city and riviera views....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    There is a new ceiling fan in the master bedroom as well as a very recently-installed garden window at the top of the stairs, which provides excellent cross-ventilation for the bedrooms when you open its sliding window vents....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Single-car garage (electric/key pad open-close), in addition to outdoor/uncovered adjacent parking space designated to the unit....moreless

  • Garage:

    1-car garage and one additional off-street parking space adjacent to home....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street:

    1 additional, designated space for a car adjacent to the one-car garage....moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Recently tiled with slate and river rock....moreless

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Brand new pots/pans... nice dishes... you will not be disappointed....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    New stainless steel Bosch dishwasher...moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony:

    W/seating and a bistro table for 2....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring/Summer
Jun 23 - Oct 15, 2015
3 night min stay
$195 $225
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,350 $3,600

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Fall/Winter
Oct 16 - Mar 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$175 $195
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,200 $3,400

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$185 $199
Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,300 $3,500

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 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:

  • Cleaning Fee $85
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12%

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Last updated: 06/28/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Local Wine Tasting (we are in the wine business and would love to direct you to the perfect scenic wineries and restaurants that don't disappoint).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We both came here for college and never left! We LOVE Santa Barbara and have always enjoyed entertaining and sharing it with others. We are happy to be able to open our doors and allow others to take in the charms of Santa Barbara. We had a baby boy in September 2009 and continue to enjoy all that SB has to offer.... now, we do it family-style! :)

Why the Owner Chose West Side:
We walked into this home and gasped at the views. Being on the hill just above Santa Barbara is truly gorgeous. The condo was in dire need for a remodel when we bought it in 2005, so we gutted it and put in quality hardwood and slate floors, comfy, neutral carpets in the bedrooms, and had it professionally painted throughout. We replaced everything from the bathroom sinks to all the lighting, fixtures, and windows. Quite the project, but we enjoyed it, knowing we'd have this condo for years to come!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Our tenants are always impressed with the location. It is extremely central, and a straight shot (no turns!) to both the 101 Freeway on/off ramps and downtown State Street. Our vacation home is just barely up/out of the noisy, hustle-bustle of the downtown area, and perched up on Carrillo Hill, so it has the rare ammenity of a condo with incredible city/riviera views for a fraction of the price of other vacation rentals with views.


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Photos

  • Living room with large window to Santa Barbara views and balcony off the front.

    Living room with large window to Santa Barbara views and balcony off the front.

  • A kitchen where everything is truly at your finger tips

    A kitchen where everything is truly at your finger tips

  • Downstairs bathroom (with washer and dryer)

    Downstairs bathroom (with washer and dryer)

  • Upstairs Master Bedroom

    Upstairs Master Bedroom

  • 2nd bedroom - comfortable queen bed, quality linens, and huge walk-in closet.

    2nd bedroom - comfortable queen bed, quality linens, and huge walk-in closet.

  • No pictures can do the view any justice...

    No pictures can do the view any justice...

  • Home Sweet Home.

    Home Sweet Home.

  • A cozy fireplace and 42-inch flatscreen television/entertainment center...

    A cozy fireplace and 42-inch flatscreen television/entertainment center...

  • Dining table looks out to views of the Santa Barbara Riviera

    Dining table looks out to views of the Santa Barbara Riviera

  • Nice separation between living and sleeping areas

    Nice separation between living and sleeping areas

  • Master Bath

    Master Bath

  • The high ceilings give an airy, open feel to the light-filled living area.

    The high ceilings give an airy, open feel to the light-filled living area.

  • Here's a better shot of the View! You can see much of downtown and the riviera!

    Here's a better shot of the View! You can see much of downtown and the riviera!

VRBO #308267

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  • Sleeps
    4
  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1.5
  • Property type
    Condo
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 06/28/2015
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