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Charming, Detached Guest Cottage, 5 Minutes from Beach & Town

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Last updated: 01/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

West Side cottage description

This Charming Hillside Cottage is nestled on a hillside, up a rustic 1/4 mile drive from a quiet neighborhood, that winds through an oak grove leading to our little paradise. We are surrounded by oaks and kentia palms, with spectacular mountain and city views. This guest cottage is private, and detached from our family home. We are 5 minutes from the beach and 5 minutes from downtown. Though we are on the 'upper' west side not far from the mesa, the property is very different from any residence around it, as it is in its own little 5 acre pocket in between 2 neighborhoods - the west side and Bel Air Knolls, but doesn't look like either one.

The cozy bedroom has french windows that look out into a garden area, a king bed, Ethan Allen desk, and a soft comfy chair.

The spacious sitting room converts to sleep 4, with a full sized loft bed, and a full, very comfy futon/sofa. The loft bed has a beautiful mountain view.

The redwood deck overlooks the hillside, and has a lovely eating area, a bbq, and a private hot tub.

Though we are in a very private setting, we are conveniently located in the city - a secret little pocket that overlooks Santa Barbara - and only a short drive to the beach and to downtown shopping.



Keywords: Family, romantic, rustic, charming, bungalo, kid-friendly, private, beach, town, shopping, pet-friendly, hot tub, bbq, hi speed wifi, new flat screen tvs and blue ray players with Netflix, Pandora, games

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Pets Considered
          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoking is allowed outside, on the deck....moreless

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Loft + Den

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          • King size beds (1), Double Beds (1) The 'loft' in the sitting room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) The sitting room futon is a full bed....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • The bathroom is small and cute with a large shower and a local artisan designed counter around the sink....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            A little library of about 30 books....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Games:

            Lots of board games....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable
          • Television
          • Video Games
          • Video Library

          Attractions

          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Festivals
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Restaurants
          • Synagogues
          • 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
          • Eco Tourism
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Paddle Boating
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Whale Watching
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                There's a beautiful view of the Santa Barbara foothills and the city of Santa Barbara....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Sailing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                THere's a small table that seats 4 in the sitting room. There's also an outside table on the back deck that seats 4 or more....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                I have portable electric air conditioning units when necessary....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                I have portable heaters in each room when necessary....moreless

              • Internet:

                Free wifi...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Living Room:

                The sitting room has a T.V., blue ray player, the little table, a futon sofa, and doubles as a 2nd bedroom if needed....moreless

              • Parking:

                There is a designated parking space for 1 car. There is room for a second car, with a little 'musical cars', and street parking if you have more than 2 cars. ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided:

                The cottage is well stocked with towels of all sizes....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Free wifi. Password is 'vacation'. ...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils:

                Everything you can imagine....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                There is a full set of dishes, glasses, wine glasses, utensils, cooking utensils, pots, pans and mixing bowls. ...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Beautiful efficiency-type kitchen. ...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator:

                There is a full size refrigerator in the garage, which is just out a side door of the cottage....moreless

              • Stove
              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                We have a couple of bikes for our guests to borrow....moreless

              • Deck / Patio

              Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    Lovely hot tub that fits 2 people quite comfortably....moreless

                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 25 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
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                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $195
                  $1,200 $4,500
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Cleaning fee $75
                  • Each guest after first 2 $15 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  Above rates are for 2 guests. Each additional guest is $15/night.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 01/30/2015
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Santa Barbara
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Hendry's Beach

                  Car: Necessary

                  Santa Barbara has lots of bike trails, and bike baths in the city. I have a couple of bikes here for borrowing. There are also cute little surreys near the beach for family outings.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1990

                  About the owner: We bought our home 24 years ago, with this guest cottage, but have never rented it out until recently. Now, that I've become a single mom with only one teenage daughter remaining at home, I decided to beautify it, bought new furniture, new carpet, painted it, and it's gorgeous! I'm looking forward to meeting you, and have you as our 'guests' for as long as you'd like to stay. We're animal lovers, and have 2 rescue dogs, 5 rescue cats, and 13 chickens in the backyard. Don't worry, no roosters! Your well behaved pets are welcome, too. When I'm not fixing up the guest house, I make unique art tallits. You may have to look that one up.

                  Why the Owner Chose West Side:
                  This property is totally unique. Though we're in the middle of Santa Barbara, close to town, it feels like we're in the country. You will feel this also - the cottage is totally private and serene, though it's a 5 minute drive to everywhere.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  The quarter mile driveway down to the street is a wonderful morning or evening walk. But it is wooded, so at night we do have occasional visitors - mostly raccoons and skunks - so drive slowly. State Street, the main drag with tons of restaurants, shopping and the Museum of Art, is only a 5 minute drive from us. The Pier and the Harbor, with the Ty Warner Sea Center is 5 farther, and the wonderful S.B. Zoo, is only 5 minutes farther than that. Tennis courts are only 5 minutes away, in Ehlings Park, and one of the most beautiful walks in S.B., with an off-leash policy for your dog, is the Douglas Family Preserve, and only 5 minutes away, overlooking Hendry's beach.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

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                  Photos

                  • View from Cottage

                    View from Cottage

                  • Loft bed in sitting room, with view of mountains.

                    Loft bed in sitting room, with view of mountains.

                  • Bedroom with king bed.

                    Bedroom with king bed.

                  • Private deck

                    Private deck

                  • Past and future kitchenette, coming back soon.

                    Past and future kitchenette, coming back soon.

                  • Your welcome basket :)

                    Your welcome basket :)

                  • Your front door.

                    Your front door.

                  • Spacious Sitting room

                    Spacious Sitting room

                  • Bedroom with king bed

                    Bedroom with king bed

                  • Private hot tub

                    Private hot tub

                  • Past and future kitchenette, coming back soon.

                    Past and future kitchenette, coming back soon.

                  VRBO #354651

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                  This listing was first published here in 2011.

                  Date last modified - Friday, January 30, 2015

                  $195 per night (USD)
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  • Sleeps
                    6
                  • Bedrooms
                    1
                  • Bathrooms
                    1
                  • Property type
                    Cottage
                  • Reviews
                    25
                  Owner
                  Member since: 2004
                  Speaks: english
                  • Response time: Within a few hours
                  • Response rate: 100%
                  • Calendar last updated: 01/30/2015
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