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Peaceful and Private Beachside Rental

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Last updated: 04/26/2015
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  • Pets considered:Yes
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Property description

Our rental is newly refurbished to offer our guests a clean, peaceful, and very private retreat from the usual busyness and clutter of our lives. We have chosen simple, yet warm furnishings where comfort and relaxation are a constant invitation. Our property is in the heart of an area called the West Mesa. This Mesa (Spanish for table) is a flat area of miles of residences, businesses, and parks, situated along the cliffs which define the shores of the Pacific Ocean. The air is clear and clean ... and carries a refreshing scent of the ocean's breeze ... often we can hear the waves crashing on the shores, or the seals barking in the surf. The unit is situated in an eclectic neighborhood with a variety of housing and family styles, reflecting a wide range of professions and interests. The streets are fairly quiet and traffic is minimal: so it's a perfect place to stroll around, to relax on the deck for morning coffee, take a walk on the beach, enjoy the sunsets, sip some cool wine, or just sleep in!

A block from our house is the Mesa Shopping Center - a delightful and very local collection of shops, businesses, services, coffee shops, and eateries to fill all your needs! In addition to our neighborhood Mesa Beach, we are a short walk in either direction to many other beaches suitable for sunning, walking, or watersports. For the canine lovers, we have a dog park right around the corner that includes several acres of off-leash trails for you and your dog.

Downtown Santa Barbara, the Marina, and Stearns Wharf and the Santa Barbara Zoo are truly minutes away and easily accessed by bike, bus, or car.

Because Sana Barbara is located on the Central Coast of California, the weather is temperate most of the year. This is a fabulous place to escape from the extreme weather conditions of heat and cold. A light sweater or jacket is enough most of the year.




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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    we accept 1-2 small to medium dogs for an additional fee. Must be well-behaved and attended at all times....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The unit's Kitchenette includes a convection oven which, with the microwave and outside grill, can accommodate a variety of meal preparations. Not only are we up the street from a fantastic local beach where people can walk, sunbath, walk dogs, surf, snorkel, collect shells, or simply relax, but we are also within a few miles of diverse recreational activities like golf, tennis, theater, movies, fine dining, clubs, street skating, skatepark, fishing and boating, biking, the zoo ... and the list goes on and on! Also, for those who enjoy good wines, Santa Ynez Valley is just 30 miles away: some of the best California wineries and vineyards are available for your enjoyment....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    We are five houses to the staircase leading to the beach...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen:

    Gas Grill, Convection/microwave oven, small electric appliances, refrigerature...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    We have a wood enclosed deck and a garden patio, both private to the rental...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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$155/night/2 guests 
$200 single night, 2 guests only.
$930/week (7th night free), $1700/2 weeks.
$20/night/per additional guest, 2 maximum.
$5/day dog fee (small to medium ONLY) Special restrictions apply.
12% City Transient Occupancy Tax applied to final bill.
cleaning fee is included in the rate.
special rates offered for stays longer than one week.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Last updated: 04/26/2015
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Location

The majority of our guests appreciate the convenience of being able to walk to the beach, several parks, restaurants, stores ... and extensive running or walking trails on the nearby Douglas Preserve, which is also dog friendly. Bikes are available for longer ventures. And in Santa Barbara, nothing is more then minutes away by car! We have lots of families here to visit their student adult children at USCB or City College. Our property is 2 miles from SBCC and about 11 from UCSB.

 

Owner info

About the owner: I Maxine) came to Santa Barbara over 40 years ago from Southern California to attend the University. My husband John was born and raised in this town where he had maintained his own business for over 25 years. We continue to work parttime in our professions as we fit in as much time as possible to enjoy our children and grandchildren. John is an artisan of custom cabinets and countertops, and I am enjoying my second career in nursing. We especially appreciate the diversity of the creative arts in our community ... galleries, theater, concerts, and more ... since we are also both artists.

Why the Owner Chose The Mesa (Beach Area):
We have always had a spare room or two in our home designated for renters. Over the years, we have rented to students, professional adults, and an occasional young family. Many years ago, we realized a vacation rental would offer more flexibility in the use of our property. It gives us the chance to offer a lovely place for vacationers, while maintaining the separate privacy of our own residence. Its ideal location offers a wide range of recreational and relaxation choices.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
What we enjoy most about our property is its proximity to one of the most pristine beaches, off the beaten paths of more common tourists sites, that Santa Barbara has to offer: Mesa Lane Beach. It's our place of choice for walking our dog, watching the surf, collecting shells, and enjoying the sunsets. Our neighborhood is quaint, diverse, and very friendly. The nearby cliffs also provide sensory feasts at any time of year. Early Spring and Fall we can watch the humpback whales migrating up and down the coast .... and dophins are practically a daily spectacle. We feel so fortunate to live in this temperate zone. Not only can we suggest beach activities, but also the local hills have miles of hiking trails and dozens upon dozens of wineries that boast some of the finest wines in the World. This property is in one of the best locations for such diverse activities! Also in Santa Barbara, the ARTS are highly appreciated ... and there are endless opportunities to go to theater, galleries, or concerts. Wherever you choose to go, just a walk into the clean air, void of smog, sometimes misty with the ocean breezes or coastal fog, you will be soon feel refreshed and invigorated!


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Walkway from driveway

    Walkway from driveway

  • 2 adult bikes with helmets available to use (no charge)

    2 adult bikes with helmets available to use (no charge)

  • You have a lovely garden area for relaxation

    You have a lovely garden area for relaxation

  • Side gate takes you along the path to our rental.

    Side gate takes you along the path to our rental.

  • Washer and dryer on rental private deck.

    Washer and dryer on rental private deck.

  • A place to relax and read or nap in privacy!

    A place to relax and read or nap in privacy!

  • Electric space heater in Living Room. Rooms adjoining with lockable door.

    Electric space heater in Living Room. Rooms adjoining with lockable door.

  • Our address on Cooper Road.

    Our address on Cooper Road.

  • Bedroom looks out onto garden patio, entrance area.

    Bedroom looks out onto garden patio, entrance area.

  • Kitchenette with plenty of cooking  dishes, utensils, etc.

    Kitchenette with plenty of cooking dishes, utensils, etc.

  • Bathroom medicine cabinet reflecting back enclosed deck.

    Bathroom medicine cabinet reflecting back enclosed deck.

  • The two main rooms are adjoining but also have separate entries.

    The two main rooms are adjoining but also have separate entries.

  • Wall art. Ample collection of resources from near by beach.

    Wall art. Ample collection of resources from near by beach.

  • Our rental is about a 2 minute walk to the sand and waves of Mesa Lane Beach!

    Our rental is about a 2 minute walk to the sand and waves of Mesa Lane Beach!

  • Walkway from driveway

    Walkway from driveway

  • Front gate entry of the property, from the street.

    Front gate entry of the property, from the street.

  • Outside gas grill and sitting area ... on private deck.

    Outside gas grill and sitting area ... on private deck.

  • Private, enclosed deck.

    Private, enclosed deck.

  • Our address.

    Our address.

  • French door into rental.

    French door into rental.

  • Cable 
TV, DVD and Free Wireless access.

    Cable TV, DVD and Free Wireless access.

  • Plenty of clean fresh towels for your stay

    Plenty of clean fresh towels for your stay

  • Shower.

    Shower.

  • Bedroom #1 with queen bed

    Bedroom #1 with queen bed

VRBO #314397

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Date last modified - Sunday, April 26, 2015

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
    Apartment
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 90%
  • Calendar last updated 04/26/2015
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(805) 729-3639 (California, USA)

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