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Near Beach, Huge Yard, Hillside Views, Dogs Ok, Kids Playland

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Last updated: 07/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

The Mesa (Beach Area) cottage description

Rates depend on season, weekend rates, etc. Please see calendar and rate schedule. Mid week, 1 night minimums so inquire about that in spite of the minimum nights you see on the site.

Terrific luxury, in a rural upscale neighborhood, between Hope Ranch and the Mesa, very close to the beach, 1/2 mile to beach which is a 2 minute drive. Great Value!

Children and pet friendly!! No extra charge for pets! The yard is as big as a park!

The property sits on a secluded oak tree setting, with hillside views, enormous yard with a lawn the size of 1 acre that feels like a park. It's as big as a football field.
You walk down your private entry into an oak grove one flight of stairs from street level enter. Your large deck overlooks an oak grove to the left and an expansive lawn and gardens to the right.

There is a zipline for kids (200 lb limit), tree swings, ropes to climb, hammock, tetherball, and a Tarzan rope hanging amongst the oak trees for swinging.

There is a historic rose garden with 33 specimen roses of varieties no longer being bred, saved from a horticultural society closing down. Cut away and bring these colorful and scented beauties inside for your stay! There are beautiful walkways, staircases cascading into the gardens for you to meander around and enjoy the serene natural beauty. Fruit trees galore! Navel orange, tangerine, lemon, avocado, apricot, plum, loquat, kumquat and more. Pick away organic tree ripened fruit if you stay happens to fall during their showcase of nature's bounty!

The property is children and pet friendly. Kids will have lots to do and your puppies will enjoy frisbee or fetch running on the huge lawn.

There are 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, King & Queen beds, with 2 futons stored in the closet for 6 sleeping total. The linens are extra fine in quality, and the beds extra comfortable for a good night's sleep. The bedrooms are on opposite ends, with the living room in between the bedrooms. Relaxing is easy with all the serenity around you and in the unit itself.

The unit is decorated with all new furniture, new carpets, new HDTVs, HBO, all cable channels on HD, NEW UPGRADED WIFI - highest speed, strongest signal, game box, books, and assorted toys.

This unit is below another unit on VRBO (478773). The property is built in a way that each are completely private with separate entry ways, and built into a hill, so they are insulated for sound. The yard is shared, but is as big as a park with separate accesses to the lawn and gardens. The owner or a caretaker is available to help if needed.


Behind fog line, which is about 1/2 mile from the water/beach so this property is SUNNY, even when beach, 1/2 mile a way is foggy, yet there is lovely shade from the grove of oak trees on one side of the property.


It is a 2 minute drive to a scenic surfing beach that has on one end a dog beach, and one of California's most scenic oceanfront restaurants 'The Boathouse'. It is 5 minutes to downtown by car, the harbor, pier, etc. Montecito is 8 minutes South, the SB Airport is 8 minutes North.

2 bedrooms, 1 bath, King & Queen beds, with 2 futons stored in the closet for 6 sleeping total. The bedrooms are on opposite ends, with the living room in between the bedrooms. Relaxing is easy with all the serenity around you and in the unit itself.

For stays of one week or more, there is a cleaning helper that will come one time during your stay to clean and do wash and fold personal laundry, all included in your price of the stay. It really makes your stay a vacation...! Extra maid service is available at very reasonable rate, ask for more details.

DOG RUN: If you want to use it: Newly installed chain link secured dog run so you can let your doggie (s) rest comfortably while you sight see in an area secured from top to bottom. Shaded area, big enough for multiple dogs.

This is a very special unique property which makes your vacation stay here special as well.

Deposits are promptly refunded upon departure to the credit card you used to book the property with no damage to unit.

PLEASE NOTE:
Maximum occupancy for unit --- 6 people.

No events. No weddings or extra guests for parties. This is not available to be rented as an event house. Strictly enforced, so please do not plan any events with extra guests invited. This is not a student party house.

Property is not childproofed inside or out. If you have a crawler, or toddler, please be advised that this property is not set up for the safety features necessary for young children. It is a basic home with normal features, but no safeguarding for toddlers or infants has been installed. The outside deck has barriers, but the opening on the fence is not the current standard of size.

Use the zipline, the climbing rope, the tree swings, hammock, tarzan rope, and all play equipment at your own risk. Parents, please supervise your children and realize that these fun toys can be dangerous as can climbing the big oak trees. So be careful!

NON SMOKING UNIT IN THE INSIDE, feel free to smoke on the balcony and deck area.

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included

                  Suitability

                  • Pets Considered
                  • Children Welcome

                  Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

                  • Bedroom 1

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                  • Bedroom 2

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                  • Convertible bed(s)

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                  • King size beds (1) Super comfy with luxury linens, top quality., Queen size Beds (1) Top quality, super comfy., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Two twin size futons are stored in the closet for extra sleeping areas. The couch is also large and OK for sleeping....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

                  Kitchen & Dining

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Oven
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Microwave
                  • Catering Available
                  • Kitchen

                  Amenities

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking space in driveway next to stairway down to property...moreless

                  • Babysitter
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Parking
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Linens Provided

                  Other Amenities

                      • Very large lawn large enough for ball sports, oak grrove with zip line, tetherball, tree ropes and swings, hammock, hiking on adjacent hillsides, 3 HD Tvs with premium cable channels, new furniture and carpet, outside deck sitting area to enjoy secluded private setting, coffee maker, all kitchen equipment, maid and laundry service available, iron, hairdryer, boogie boards, beach towels, beach chairs, please note: *unit is down one flight of stairs from street level....moreless

                      Entertainment

                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        The wifi system has been upgraded recently for the highest speed and best signal. All premium channels are on the TV system from the cable provider....moreless

                      • Television:

                        3 HD TV's, One in living room, and each bedroom has one as well with DVD players attached to each. HBO and all cable channels included....moreless

                      • Stereo
                      • CD Player
                      • Video Game Console
                      • Video Games
                      • DVD Player
                      • Books

                      Communications

                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Internet

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Balcony
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Bicycles

                      Theme

                      • Sports & Activities
                      • Adventure

                      Location & View

                      • Rural:

                        Special property because it backs up to 27 acres of wild land, but super close to beach and downtown. Feels like you are on a nature vacation....moreless

                      • Mountain View

                      Activities

                      • Cinemas
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • Jet Skiing
                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Parasailing
                      • Racquetball
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Sailing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Surfing
                      • Golf
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Pier Fishing
                      • Snorkeling
                      • Sound/Bay Fishing
                      • Surf Fishing
                      • Deepsea Fishing
                      • Paragliding
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Roller Blading
                      • Laundromat
                      • Groceries
                      • Museums
                      • Live Theater
                      • Health/Beauty Spa
                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Arboretum
                      • Library
                      • Horseback Riding
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Shopping
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Paddle Boating
                      • Whale Watching
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Beachcombing
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Eco Tourism
                      • Boating
                      • Walking
                      • Antiquing
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Photography
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Hospital
                      • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.8
                      from 28 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      June July
                      Jun 12 - Jul 31, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $290 $340
                      Thu, Fri, Sat
                      $2,585
                      August
                      Aug 1 - Sep 7, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $290 $360
                      Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                      Fall Winter
                      Sep 8 - Dec 11, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      $260 $280
                      Fri, Sat
                      $1,500
                      Christmas Holidays
                      Dec 12 - Jan 2, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      $350
                      My Standard Rate
                      2 night min stay
                      $260

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning Fee $90 + tax
                      • Tax Rate 12%

                      Notes:

                      If it gets close to the date and there are no reservations, I will sometimes allow less than the minimum nights at a weekend rate. Send an inquiry and I will reply.


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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 07/23/2014
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                      Location

                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Santa Barbara Airport
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      US FWY 101
                      The Mesa (Beach Area)
                      Nearest Beach
                      Hendry's Beach
                      The Mesa (Beach Area)
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Boathouse Restaurant and Bar
                      1 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Municipal
                      The Mesa (Beach Area)
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Boathouse Restaurant, on the water!

                      Car: Recommended

                      Surfing, 2 mins away, public tennis courts 5 minute walk away, Dog parks close by, Scenic waterfront restaurant with great sunset views 2 minutes drive, 5 minutes to downtown Santa Barbara, Property has beach equipment, boogie boards, and lots of play equipment. Tether ball in the back yard, rope swings, hiking on hills adjacent to property, oak trees to climb on property.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2005

                      About the owner: Artist, MBA, TV show producer, chef, gardener, French Impressionist Oil Painter, I teach oil painting and show my work. I have a You Tube cooking channel called Rebecca Brand Recipes. I went to school at UCLA, and grew up in Northern California.

                      Why the Owner Chose The Mesa (Beach Area):
                      This property is very unique because of it's large yard, views, serenity. Rare in Santa Barbara, very rural setting, but 2 minutes to the beach. No neighbors can see into your unit.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                      Bird watching, wildlife, peaceful setting, seclusion, nature setting. Kids will love the huge yard to run around and play in. There are all kinds of rope swings, a hammock, and a Tarzan rope set amongst the oak trees. The backyard is big enough to play soccer, frisbee, and more. The lawn is huge. Watch the kids play while you lounge on the deck sipping wine. Run your doggie. The property is partially unfenced in the backyard, so you can just walk through the back yard to take long walks and hikes on the adjacent hillsides for spectacular views. For dog owners, the yard is 70% fenced...but since the flat area of the yard, the huge lawn is at the bottom of the property, for your dog to run away during a walk it is very inconvenient for your puppy to find his way to the road way above, or anywhere else, there are natural boundaries of brush. The property house sits on a hillside over looking the yard and hills. It is 1/2 a flight of stairs to lawn level, so the overview of the yard and your group from your deck is lovely. Close to go to downtown Santa Barbara (5 mins), Montecito (8 mins), harbor (7 mins), closest beach is 2 mins. 8 mins to SB airport and UCSB, It is very easy to get to all the scenic tourist spots, within minutes.


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                      Speaks: english
                       

                      Photos

                      • Dining Table

                        Dining Table

                      • Backyard with house in distance

                        Backyard with house in distance

                      • Partial view of rose garden

                        Partial view of rose garden

                      • Tree swing and Tarzan rope to play on with yard in the background.

                        Tree swing and Tarzan rope to play on with yard in the background.

                      • View from lawn of property and part of rose garden.

                        View from lawn of property and part of rose garden.

                      • Deck with dining table, sofas, and BBQ to the left of photo. Master Bed to Left

                        Deck with dining table, sofas, and BBQ to the left of photo. Master Bed to Left

                      • Old 60's working record player with big record collection.

                        Old 60's working record player with big record collection.

                      • Second bedroom with queen sized bed, HDTV & DVD.

                        Second bedroom with queen sized bed, HDTV & DVD.

                      • Deck with dining table, BBQ, and seating overlooks the property and views.

                        Deck with dining table, BBQ, and seating overlooks the property and views.

                      • Rope to climb, tree swing, and hammock swing, FUN!

                        Rope to climb, tree swing, and hammock swing, FUN!

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                      Date last modified - Thursday, July 17, 2014

                      $260 - $360 per night (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 07/23/14
                      Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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