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Ultimate Rural Retreat in Santa Barbara County

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comfortable warm view of living room looking into kitchen, flat screen tv.

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Last updated: 10/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Goleta farmhouse description

Looking for a truly remote quiet retreat in the Santa Barbara area?
My authentic adobe in the mountains above Refugio Beach is what you maybe yearning for. We call it The Mountain House.
Hand built over 38 years ago it radiates a peaceful serenity that is hard to come by in Southern California.
Located at the end of a long, gated ,private dirt road, you will find a true adobe hacienda, red tile roof, saltio tile floors, heavy timbered ceilings, big fireplace, wood stove, hot tub and complete privacy.
This beautiful three bedroom home has all the comforts and amenities you want for truly peaceful, memorable vacation.
Two bedrooms are equipped with very comfy King size beds, the other bedroom has a Queen bed. All are outfitted with new high count sheets, comforters and pillows.
There are two baths, one with a tub/ shower combo, the other a step down shower. Each bath has new soft cotton towels. Both are trimmed in Mexican tile.
The property is only thirty five minutes to Santa Barbara. You can explore this classic little city, loaded with options, from whale watching, shopping, movies and food. Fifteen minutes down the hill, At Refugio Beach, you can enjoy one of the nicest State Beaches in all of California.
But the real experience at the Mountain House is the tranquility, the utter lack of background noise, the brilliant starry night sky, the knowledge that you will feel alone on this beautiful planet.

The owner, lives in Santa Barbara, and is available to provide concierge services and whatever else you may need to have the best experience possible.
SPECIAL OFFER: If you see that the house is vacant five days or less from when you would like to visit, call for big savings!! Romantic couples special..two persons,two nights,flat rate $550.cleaning and taxes included!!
PLEASE NOTE you must contact the owner by phone before booking any dates or sending any funds anywhere. 805 886 0497











Keywords: remote mountain hideaway

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 1880 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered:

            pets are welcome and free to visit...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Please do it outside...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

            serves master suite, step down tiled shower...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • This property is horse friendly. Bring your horses and ride for miles around this property, many trails connect to the National forest. Nice little barn, room for trailor parking....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Wild Blue satellite service, pretty quick , 10 to 15 MbS....moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television:

                Flat screen about 32 inches....moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Romantic

              Attractions

              • Nude Beach
              • Restaurants

              Leisure Activities

              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View
              • Ocean View

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surfing

              Dining

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Broadband Access:

                    See above, Wild West Satellite 10/15 megs/sec...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Computer Available:

                    Older E Machine , good for Email...moreless

                  • Fireplace:

                    plenty of wood supplied...moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Telephone:

                    LOcal calls on Verizon service...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    netgear router...moreless

                  • Wood Fireplace
                  • Wood Stove:

                    For cold nights, wood supplied...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Three BBQ's, you choose your stlye...moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    Two kayaks, Two standup paddle boards...moreless

                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 19 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $275 $325
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,750 $4,000

                  Changeover Day: Thursday


                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 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:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • cleaning fee $200
                  • Tax Rate 10%

                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 10/30/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  Miles of mountain bike riding. eight miles to Santa Ynez..dirt road great ride for lunch. World class wine tasting in the Santa Ynez Valley. SUV required.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1972

                  About the owner: Lived in this home for 36 years. Built by myself over an eight year period. Raised two children here with my wife using solar power and rustic living. Now, I have commercial electricity and way more comforts. This is real rural experience. I rented this place on VRBO in the early 2000' years. Most of my guests back then were blown away with the place. This is a magical place. I now live in Santa Barbara and work in the Real Estate business.

                  Why the Owner Chose Goleta:
                  I inherited this property from my dad. Grew up in this canyon . This property is a place of power...it seems to promote healing in all aspects of life.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                  You will hear Great Horn owls as you fall off to sleep. The mother deer and her fawn will probably get in your way as you move around the property. The Mountain House is situated on an eighty acre parcel. You may feel very far away from the crowd here. The nearest neighbor is a half mile away.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                  Guestbook comments from the owner

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                  Photos

                  • comfortable warm view of living room looking into kitchen, flat screen tv.

                    comfortable warm view of living room looking into kitchen, flat screen tv.

                  • number three bedroom. King bed, great new sheets, pillows and quilts,
new carpet

                    number three bedroom. King bed, great new sheets, pillows and quilts, new carpet

                  • looking into great room from kitchen.
serious fireplace.

                    looking into great room from kitchen. serious fireplace.

                  • Looking north, sixteen inch solid adobe walls, dual glaze windows...a real adobe

                    Looking north, sixteen inch solid adobe walls, dual glaze windows...a real adobe

                  • front patio, umbrella with electric lights built in.

                    front patio, umbrella with electric lights built in.

                  • number two bedroom, queen bed, new carpets, comfy bedding

                    number two bedroom, queen bed, new carpets, comfy bedding

                  • master bedroom, king bed, high count new bedding, private bath,tile floors

                    master bedroom, king bed, high count new bedding, private bath,tile floors

                  • Lanai room, two sofas, additional wood stove, extra eating area,or yoga

                    Lanai room, two sofas, additional wood stove, extra eating area,or yoga

                  • Detailed map of the location

                    Detailed map of the location

                  • New cook top. microwave and countertop oven

                    New cook top. microwave and countertop oven

                  VRBO #392319

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, October 30, 2014

                  $275 - $325 per night (USD)
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                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

                  View calendar: Updated 10/30/14
                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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                  Member since: 2003
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated 10/30/2014
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                  (805) 886-0497

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