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'Casita Querida' is an incredibly romantic old-world Italian-style villa built in 1929, located in Santa Barbara's Upper East neighborhood within walking distance to many cultural attractions, including the Mission, Rose Gardens, Solstice Parade, Fiesta Parade, and downtown. The master bedroom has a king-size bed, delightful master bathroom, ample closet space, and a lovely terrace with views of the mountains. There are two other bedrooms, one with a king-size bed, and the other with a full-size bed, all on the second floor. The family room and great room open out to a stone terrace with fountain, offering plenty of room for dining al fresco. A lush lawn stretches toward the inviting pool, creating a gorgeous setting fit for a romantic get-away, honeymoon, or a quiet retreat from the bustle of the big city.
1 week minimum stay, no exceptions. No pets allowed. Pool is covered and not heated.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
Deposit due upon booking confirmation. Cleaning and rental fees due 45 days prior to arrival date. Payment by check with copy of driver's license. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
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Perfectly situated between the Pacific ocean & the Santa Ynez mountains, Santa Barbara represents the essence of California living -- art, culture, history, and hospitality combined with all the charm of a small, coastal town. Shopping, some of the best restaurants and hotels in the country, and a multitude of outdoor and cultural attractions mean that there is something for every taste here, Santa Barbara is truly a magnificent place to live and to visit. The following represents a list of the most popular destinations in Santa Barbara:
The Zoo, Maritime Museum, Natural History Museum, Museum of Art, Ty Warner Sea Center, the Botanic Garden.
There are also opportunities to rent bicycles and ride, walk, or roller-blade along the scenic waterfront.
Kayaks, surfboards, and paddle boards can all be rented for the day, and there are guided tours available along the coast,and also of the stunningly beautiful Channel Islands.
Hiking and mountain biking trails are numerous, both in the front country, and the more rugged back country, and sport fishing, cycling, and wine tasting tours are also available.
About: The owners of 'Casita Querida' split their time between Santa Barbara, and the quaint western town of Santa Ynez, about 45 minutes away, where they own a very popular bicycle touring and rental business called 'Wine Country Cycling Tours'.