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Elegant furnishings in an open floor plan.

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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Montecito house description

Step through the gates of Spring House and you will be welcomed by a serene fountain and Zen statuary. Enjoy secluded privacy in a lush tropical setting. Step outside the gates and you are a mere 5 minute walk from Butterfly Beach - the most beautiful beach in Santa Barbara, the historic Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel and Spa, and Coast Village Road - the exclusive heart of Montecito with a wide variety of dining options, boutiques and gift shops, and business and banking services. Enjoy that vacation cocktail without the worry of driving home!

The layout of Spring House allows maximum flexibility for multiple families or families traveling with a nanny. This property is owner managed and we are committed to ensuring you have the vacation of your dreams, so please ask us if you have any special needs. We will respect your privacy: Spring House will be ready and waiting for you with no management contact unless you initiate it.

Spring House exceeds customary expectations, and is a luxury experience from original art to thread count to Viking appliances. The living room contains two separate conversation areas which lead to an enclosed terrace through two sets of French doors, where a second fountain provides background music for your dining or lounging pleasure. The formal dining room seats six with room for additional tables and an adjacent bar with five bar stools. The first kitchen is adjacent to the dining room in an open floor plan style sharing the warmth of a gas fueled fireplace and a flatscreen tv. The kitchen is appointed with Viking appliances, granite countertops and a soaring ceiling with skylights. A glass door and pass through windows over a farmhouse sink give way to a gracious brick patio decorated with potted plants and dense landscaping where the third of four fountains gurgles while you dine or relax. The BBQ is located here. The media room also serves as a fourth bedroom with complete privacy; it houses a 47' flatscreen, a second fireplace, and a queen sleeper sofa with additional memory foam feather bed. The studio contains a queen bed, an abbreviated kitchen (sink, microwave, mini-fridge), and a full bathroom. The wall of windows in the studio folds open to a lanai with treadmill, fountain, jacuzzi and sauna.

The master bedroom is furnished with an exotic teak king bed, a fireplace, and flatscreen. It includes a huge walk-in closet with built-in dresser, an en suite bathroom with travertine counters and floors and a dressing table. The second bedroom also has an en suite bathroom, a queen four-poster, and a private balcony. The third bedroom is charmingly decorated with a seating area, and contains a king size bed and a daybed with trundle to sleep four people comfortably. A fourth full bathroom is adjacent to the media room and the third bedroom. The house is well stocked with iPod docking stations, movies, books, games, and puzzles.

The multiple cooking and dining options make Spring House a perfect location for major holidays or multi-family vacations. The extensive landscaping is well-lit for leisurely al fresco evenings in Santa Barbara's year-round temperate climate. The outdoor experience at this compound is a fantasy of light, sound, water and tropical foliage. Expect the very best...You will get it here!

Please check out our other beach property on VRBO: #268543. This property is also walking distance from the beach as well as other popular attractions: The Santa Barbara Zoo, bike rentals, restaurants, parks, and many more!

PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT OUR OTHER TWO PROPERTIES AT THE BEACH IN SANTA BARBARA: VRBO #510209 (SHORELINE VACATION WITH SWIMMING POOL) AND VRBO #268543 (SEASHORE COTTAGE AT EAST BEACH)




Keywords: dog lovers, beach compound, mini-estate, tropical retreat, zen garden, walk everywhere, car-optional, personally managed with a professional touch by a property owner who cares!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Fully enclosed and gated property....moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    An additional fee will apply. Prior consent required....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

  • Family Bedroom: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    Also includes sofa, game table and computer...moreless

  • Master: 1 king

    With flatscreen, walk-in closet and large ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Includes ensuite bathroom...moreless

  • Bedroom Four : 1 sleep sofa /futon

    total privacy, adjacent bathroom, flatscreen...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    ensuite bath, flatscreen, private entrance, kitchenette...moreless

  • King size beds (2) In Master bedroom and second large bedroom which also contains daybed and trundle., Queen size Beds (2) One in lovely very private bedroom with ensuite bathroom and private balcony, one in attached studio (Bedroom 5) with en suite bathroom and private entrance. Twin or Single Beds (2), Baby Cribs (2) Portable crib with changing table and bassinet available., Sleep Sofa (1) one queen sleeper sofa in Media Room. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    In hallway, serving two bedrooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Part of attached unit....moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Includes built in ironing board...moreless

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Double sinks and vanity table. Waterfall shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • four fountains, beach equipment, books and games, 4 flat screens, en suite bathrooms, multiple outdoor dining areas, croquet....moreless

Entertainment

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village:

    In the heart of Montecito's lower village....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Counter seating for 5 and table seating for 6. Adjacent table in living room seats 4 more. Plentiful outdoor dining....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 11 people

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Whirlpool Duet...moreless

  • Computer Available
  • Covered Parking:

    Room for 2 compact cars or one full size car behind electric gated carport....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    (3) Gas line installed and concrete logs in place in master bedroom, den and kitchen/dining room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Forced air....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Beautiful, high thread count linens with plentiful blankets, throws and beach towels....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Room for two to three additional cars on-site and additional parking on street....moreless

  • Telephone:

    (2)...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    For bath and beach....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Whirlpool Duet...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker and espresso machine with milk frother....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Stocked for complete meal preparation....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully stocked...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Open floor plan gourmet kitchen, fully stocked, hand-crafted cabinetry. Viking appliances....moreless

  • Microwave:

    (2)...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Many staples, including coffee, tea, sugar, Splenda and condiments....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full refrigerator in main kitchen and mini-fridge in Bedroom 5...moreless

  • Stove:

    Viking...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Outside second bedroom....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (4) The house is surrounded by decks and porches....moreless

  • Gazebo:

    Adjacent to main house kitchen...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    With treadmill adjacent to jacuzzi and sauna....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$900
$5,600
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2015
5 night min stay
$900
$5,600
Christmas/New Year's
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2016
5 night min stay
$900
$5,600
Summer
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2016
5 night min stay
$900
$5,600
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$750
$4,750 $11,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning fee $300
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Summer rates apply for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport
0.12 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lucky's
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course
4 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Station
0.12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 101
0.12 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Montecito Cafe
180 Miles
Nearest Ski
Big Bear Resort
0.12 Miles
Nearest Beach
Butterfly Beach

Car: Recommended

Quick walk to historic Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel and Spa, Coral Casino, Butterfly Beach, Coast Village Road, and the Music Academy of the West. Short drive to Upper Village, Lotus Land, Montecito Country Club, downtown Santa Barbara, the Zoo and Bird Refuge, East Beach, Stearn's Wharf and Marina, City College and Ledbetter Beach, Hendry's Beach and Hope Ranch, hiking trail heads (we provide detailed trail maps.) The separate studio with full kitchen has a folding wall of windows for indoor/outdoor entertaining jacuzzi-side, adjacent to grassy area, one of our four fountains and the sauna. Perfect for entertaining. Yard includes playhouse stocked with wagon, boogie boards, beach chairs, coolers, beach towels, sand toys, and beach balls.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I am a retired attorney. I own and manage two beach properties and I am currently renovating a third. I have extensive experience hosting vacation rentals in other areas of Southern California. I am assisted by a highly competent management team that has lived and worked in the Santa Barbara community for 30 years, so you can be assured that you will be well cared for should any concerns arise. We respect your privacy and leave you alone unless you call.

Why the Owner Chose Montecito:
The Butterfly Beach area of Montecito affords our guests a unique and rare opportunity to enjoy many aspects of town on foot. Given how much time most of us spend in our cars, we felt that this was a special gift we wanted to share with visitors to Santa Barbara.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Walking virtually next door and being on the gorgeous grounds of the Four Seasons Biltmore is certainly special, whether lingering over Sunday brunch or having a facial and massage at the spa. Afterwards, a walk on the beach feels just right. Sometimes after sleeping in, it's fun to walk over to Jeannine's All-American Bakery and sit outside for a delicious breakfast or lunch. And of course, when we want to see and be seen, we hit the night time scene at Lucky's, the hip Montecito steakhouse owned by Gene Montesano of Lucky Jean's fame.


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Elegant furnishings in an open floor plan.

    Elegant furnishings in an open floor plan.

  • Another view of the living room

    Another view of the living room

  • Nespresso CitiZ with milk frother and starter pack of capsules provided.

    Nespresso CitiZ with milk frother and starter pack of capsules provided.

  • Master looking into master bath.

    Master looking into master bath.

  • Vanity in Master Bathroom

    Vanity in Master Bathroom

  • Sleeper sofa with fireplace, flatscreen and privacy

    Sleeper sofa with fireplace, flatscreen and privacy

  • Attached Studio with Second Kitchen, sleeper sofa, flatscreen and private bath.

    Attached Studio with Second Kitchen, sleeper sofa, flatscreen and private bath.

  • Outdoor living at its best!

    Outdoor living at its best!

  • Four fountains surround the house.

    Four fountains surround the house.

  • We get dressed up for the holidays!

    We get dressed up for the holidays!

  • Extremely private gardens.

    Extremely private gardens.

  • On the boardwalk overlooking Butterfly Beach

    On the boardwalk overlooking Butterfly Beach

  • One aspect of our spacious living room. Great for entertaining!

    One aspect of our spacious living room. Great for entertaining!

  • Sunny gourmet kitchen with flatscreen and fireplace.

    Sunny gourmet kitchen with flatscreen and fireplace.

  • Master bedroom surrounded by tropical black bamboo, contains walk-in closet.

    Master bedroom surrounded by tropical black bamboo, contains walk-in closet.

  • Master Bath.

    Master Bath.

  • Romantic second bedroom with private bath.

    Romantic second bedroom with private bath.

  • Game room with King and Daybed

    Game room with King and Daybed

  • Full bath adjacent to Studio

    Full bath adjacent to Studio

  • Three patios with seating for up to 10.

    Three patios with seating for up to 10.

  • Jacuzzi and Infrared Sauna. Bikes, wagons and beach gear in shed.

    Jacuzzi and Infrared Sauna. Bikes, wagons and beach gear in shed.

  • Peaceful setting

    Peaceful setting

  • Butterfly Beach at Dusk

    Butterfly Beach at Dusk

  • We welcome fuzzy travelers!

    We welcome fuzzy travelers!

VRBO #382419

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 04/13/2015
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