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Amazing Panoramic Ocean View Hillside Retreat, Private Cottage + Starlit Hot Tub

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Amazing Ocean Views from your cottage and hot tub deck. Paragliders soar above.

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Last updated: 01/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Private Homes cottage description

Deciding between a busy downtown or beach stay and a convenient Peaceful Retreat? You can have the best value, amenities and location right here. Here’s why.

1. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: Your private cottage with relaxing deck and hot tub is nestled within a gated estate within Santa Barbara tucked between the ocean and the foothills of nearby Las Padres National Forest and Montecito. Enjoy infinite million dollar views of the coastline, ocean, Channel Islands National Park and mountains, as well as nearby hiking, biking and parasailing. Enjoy a beverage watching colorful sunrises & sunsets - away from the crowds and yet just a 5-10 minute drive to downtown, Mission, museum, gardens, wine tasting and the beach!
2. Luxury Amenities: Everything you would expect in a luxury all-suites hotel at a fraction of the price, and much more privacy. Your 600’ sf private cottage is one of only 2 buildings on 1.3 acres of gated estate, and is casually elegant. It includes a Cal-King bed and luxury linens, spacious living area with superior queen sofa sleeper, dining area, fully-equipped modern kitchenette, full bath with tub, safety deposit box, robes, free Internet & Wi-Fi, Blu-Ray, flat screen TV, library and free private parking. Since the wall between the bedroom and living room was modified to 1/2 height desk/bar, you can enjoy expansive views of the ocean, mountains, and night lights from every room, even the bed!.
3. Relax in teak loungers and outdoor dining area by your hot tub on your deck next to the koi pond, surrounded by beautiful gardens, Coastal Live Oaks and stunning ocean views. Your outdoor heater and umbrella enhance your time in nature. Your free private parking area is adjacent to your cottage. Just a few steps up from your private deck, you are free to access the laundry, gas BBQ, beach chairs and 18 speed bicycles which are shared by the hosts or caretaker. There are often coupons available for fitness center and classes 10 minutes nearby. Birding on-site is enhanced by birding books and charts provided..
4. This scenic location and private cottage is a perfect for birding, photography, filmmaking, intimate WeddingMoon, romantic getaway, business or restorative retreat, and trail access to adjacent Parma Park, and nearby Sheffield Reservoir and Botanic Gardens. Knowledgeable hosts (creators of the highest AAA-rated 4-Diamond lodging in all Alaska, and discreet Destination and Adventure Weddings), can recommend hidden gems to see, do, and dine helping you enjoy the most from your trip to Santa Barbara. You can even take a parasailing lesson and soar high over your cottage.
5. Take the convenient road less traveled now along the American Riviera and discover why guest reviews and ratings top the charts. Stay a weekend, a week, or month and create joyful memories lasting a lifetime.
6. BOOK NOW! Easy on-line booking and payment. Or call Diane or Steve at 805-637-2382 to book Pacific Peace Cottage in Santa Barbara. Enjoy extended stay and loyalty/Frequent Stay discounts.

Keywords: luxury vacation rental destination in Santa Barbara. Private Cottage, ocean views, hot tub, hiking, biking, California honeymoon, romantic retreat, relocation.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          • Pacific Peace Cottage with ocean view hot tub and deck: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Luxury beds & bedding. 1/2 wall separates king bedroom...moreless

          • Wake up to spectacular ocean view sunrises. Enjoy benefits of a good night sleep as you are enveloped in lofty down comforter, luxury linens and hypo-allergenic pillows (pillow library). Luxurious Cal-King size Presidential Series bed in the raised bedroom open to, yet separated from sunken living area. Guests will enjoy queen Ultimate Comfort Perfect Sleeper sofa-bed, only the best for our guests. Ample storage for extended stays....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, outdoor shower

            Your starlit hot tub on your deck is for your exclusive use....moreless

          • Marble, ample storage, lighting and mirrors. All the necessities included, such as hair dryer, fluffy towels for bath and hot tub, emergency supplies and starter supplies for extended stays....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Relaxed luxury for discerning travelers, including those may seek anonymity behind locked estate gates, away from the crowds and media. Great very initimate wedding-moon (up to 12 persons) or movie set. Panoramic ocean, coastline, island and mountain views. Tucked on a shelf between the Las Padres National Forest foothills and the Pacific Ocean. Upscale furnishings and amenities, including robes, slippers, hair dryer, starter suplies for kitchen and bath, safe, and most anything you might need for a private escape away from it all in nature, yet just 5 minutes to town, 10 to beach. So close, yet a world apart. You'll never want to leave. 5 star reviews and 25 years luxury inn management experience take the guesswork out of indecision. Come, stay, enjoy and reward yourself with another stay with our exclusive Guest Loyalty Rewards Program....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Books, publications, maps, hiking guides and more to make the most of your vacation here is available in your cottage. Plus, there are a small library of novels, and many more upon inquiry. ...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Blue Ray & DVD player, Pandora, etc....moreless

              • Games:

                Cards, games available. Inquire re: selection, or bring your own....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Available CD's, inquire....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Cable TV...moreless

              • Stereo:

                I pod speakers, Pandora music channels smart tv...moreless

              • Television:

                Smart TV with internet, Pandora, Netflix, and much more...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Video on Santa Barbara. Netflix available.movie channel...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Festivals
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • 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
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Horseback Riding
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Beach View:

                Enjoy a spectacular birdseye view of the California central coastline and beaches. Beautiful with the colorful sunrise and in the moonlight with the twinkling night lights along the coast and hills ab...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                In addition to the spectacular ocean views, you also will enjoy views of the majestic Las Padres Mountains from another area of the property. Mountain Road is perfect for cycling along the foothills....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Huge Spectacular Ocean View. Includes views of the Pacific Ocean, Central California Coastline, Channel Islands and twinkling evening lights of Santa Barbara, Montecito, Summerland, Carpenteria and be...moreless

              • Rural:

                Away from the crowds, yet close in. at 750' elevation, you'll have a direct birds eye view of the ocean, coastline, and islands. Where shelter & nature converge, amid swaying palms, oaks, gardens....moreless

              • Water View:

                Enjoy the koi pond with waterfall adjacent to your cottage, with the ocean view in the background. Feed the koi and watch them play amid the lily pads. Open the cottage windows and listen to the water...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Golf
              • Golf Privileges Optional
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Pier Fishing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing

              Dining

              • Dining:

                4 at dining table, 2 at bar, plus outdoor dining on your private deck....moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 4 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Large Portable room air conditioner available on request....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Free broadband, internet and WiFi secured....moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                Available in detached garage. Free...moreless

              • Computer Available:

                P.C. available, inquire....moreless

              • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                Yoga mats provided. Life-fitness bands available. 24-Fitness gym access 10 minutes by car. In room fee-based professional massage therapy available....moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating:

                Heater and cooling fans en suite....moreless

              • Internet:

                Secure, private, free internet....moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                luxury linens, down comforters, pillow library...moreless

              • Living Room:

                Comfortable seating, sofa bed, recliner, tables, tv, blue ray, everything you can imagine for a week or month stay. Large windows to capture expansive ocean views. Door leads to your exclusive deck....moreless

              • Parking:

                Private assigned parking adjacent to your cottage....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                Private parking area adjacent to your detached cottage....moreless

              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                Extra parking available, inquire....moreless

              • Telephone:

                Skype or your cell. Emergency cell available....moreless

              • Towels Provided:

                Premium Spa & bath towels. ...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Available in detached garage. Free. Starter supplies available....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Secure, private, free wi-fi...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Catering Available:

                List of local caterers and drop-off individual fresh meals, available on request....moreless

              • Coffee Maker:

                Plus espresso/cappuccino maker...moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                All. Includes water purifier...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Set of 4, plus all basic cooking and food prep dishes and utensils....moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Fully equipped kitchenette suitable for a stay of a week or month. Appliances included, right down to the cappuccino maker, blender. Stocked with starter supplies & welcome snack. Ample storage....moreless

              • Microwave:

                Plus basic small appliances like blender, espresso maker, coffee maker, toaster, etc....moreless

              • Oven:

                Countertop convection/broiler oven...moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Basic food pantry items and condiments available....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                1/2 size refrigerator unit installed; additional full size refrigerator with freezer and condiments available on site...moreless

              • Stove:

                2 burner induction stovetop, plus portable convection/broiler oven. microwave, plus gas BBQ & outdoor burner. Plus all the pots n pans you would need....moreless

              • Toaster

              Outside

              • Bicycles:

                21 speed bicycles. Free....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Ocean view deck with dining table and chairs, loungers, and hot tub. Next to koi pond with waterfall. Huge views of coastline, islands, ocean, canyon lights below and more. Surrounded by gardens....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Deck with umbrella by your hot tub. Teak loungers with cushions. Use of deck heaters. Endless ocean and coastline views....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Beautiful landscaping, garden pots, lighting, water feature with colorful koi pond, garden tub, lounging decks....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                KitchenAid Stainless Gas grill with extra burner and all the trimmings is a shared amenity with detached home on-site....moreless

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub:

                Experience the health benefits of soaking in your own starlit hot tub surrounded by ocean and garden views. Enjoy muscle relaxation, better sleep & circulation as the jets gently massage & relax you...moreless

              • Private Pool:

                hot tub can be set for and used as a cool plunge pool. Not suitable for swimming, ...moreless

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Optional
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 33 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer
                  Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $329 $369
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,299 $7,499

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

                  2016 Off-Peak
                  Jan 11 - Apr 30, 2016
                  2 night min stay
                  $329 $349
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,099 $7,299

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

                  2016 Peak
                  May 1 - Oct 31, 2016
                  2 night min stay
                  $349 $369
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $2,399 $7,699
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $299 $339
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,999 $6,999

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 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 and Rental Conditions:

                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Departure Cleaning Fee $69 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  3 night minimum on major holidays and festivals. 1 night stays possible @ $100 surcharge; Call. Monthly of 31+ nights are exempt from the local 12% occupancy tax, so contact 805-637-2382 or pacificpeace1@gmail.com for a corrected seasonally discounted monthly rate quote which excludes 12% tax, and for rates for multiple-month stays.


                  Cancellation policy:

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


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 01/27/2015
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                  Location

                  • Old Mission Santa Barbara

                  • Santa Barbara Zoo

                    "Awesome zoo. Great aviary. Bring a picnic and enjoy the wild animals and scenic from your pi..."

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                  • Channel Islands National Park

                    "Wonderful trip. Boat in or fly in. See details at www.nps.gov/chis. Beautiful scenery, wonde..."

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                  • La Super-Rica Taqueria

                    "Well known for low key local Mexican food"

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                  • Santa Barbara County Courthouse

                    "Really nice. Climb to the top floor for a scenic view of the area. Very interesting archite..."

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                  • Brophy Brothers

                    "Good seafood overlooking the harbor. A bit noisy on a weekend, and you'll have to wait, but ..."

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                  • Stonehouse at San Ysidro Ranch

                    "Love the brunch here, all gourmet, made to order and full service (and bottomless champagne)..."

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                  • El Capitan State Beach

                    "Lovely uncrowded beach. Nice campgrounds. Great for a picnic or just gazing. "

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                  • Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

                    "Nice museum. Good place to poke around. Love the butterfly display as well as the rest."

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                  • Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

                    "This is a lovely garden, especially in spring. Great bookshop too. Good place to bring a pic..."

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                  • Arroyo Burro Beach County Park

                    "Great beach to walk on, skim board, and wade. Restaurant on the beach too. the bluffs above ..."

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                  • East Beach

                    "Great place to walk from the café to the wharf and to the harbor and back for a great casual..."

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                  • Ledbetter Beach and Park

                    "great place to picnic"

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                  • University of California SB

                  • Jeannine's Bakery & Restaurant

                    "Consistently good food. Nice jazz combo for early brunch in the downtown one."

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                  • Jane

                    "Love this restaurant. Go early. Good food"

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                  • Santa Barbara Adventure Company

                    "Call them for all types of activities"

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                  • Santa Barbara Museum of Art

                    "Nice museum. On First Thursday of each month from 5-8 p.m., get in free as part of the month..."

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                  • Santa Barbara Fish market

                    "Get fish for your BBQ here. Right on the wharf."

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                  • Los Arroyos

                    "Great Mexican food in nice environment."

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                  • McConnells Ice Cream of Santa Barbara

                    "Excellent! (if you don't mind really full fat)"

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                  • Stella Mare's

                    "Lovely French food. Try for a table in the glass atrium. "

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                  • Wine Cask - Santa Barbara

                    "good food, great wine."

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                  • Santa Barbara Sailing Center

                  • El Paseo

                    "Nice modest selection of high end shops in a beautiful setting. Easy to spend the day here...."

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                  • Wheel Fun Rentals

                    "Rent a 4 wheeled bike for a ride along the waterfront. (Or ride the ones at your rental for ..."

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                  • Julienne

                    "Great food, a bit pricey for what you get, but its farm fresh. Good wine."

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                  • Sojourner Cafe

                    "Good healthy and vegan fare. Has quite a following!"

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                  • Granada Theater

                    "Beautiful Architectural Theater. Find a reason to go a movie or event!"

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                  • Arlington Theatre

                    "Fabulous architectural theater. go to an event or movie here. it is surreal."

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                  • Seagrass Restaurant

                    "Love the salmon and steak. Fresh, good service, quiet."

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                  • Stern's Wharf

                    "Love to walk on this pier. Movies in summer too. Restaurants are so-so. You can bring a pic..."

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                  • East Beach Grill

                    "A favorite for breakfast on the beach."

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                  • Bouchon - Santa Barbara

                    "Usually spot-on great food and service, despite occasional misses. good wine"

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                  • Natural Cafe Santa Barbara

                    "Good wholesome food. very casual"

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                  • Panera Bread

                    "Good food, cafeteria style. Watch the calories!"

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                  • Painted Cabernet

                    "Try your hand at painting, while enjoying a glass of wine and painting instruction"

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                  • Trader Joe's

                    "Has everything you need to prepare for eat/drink, including pre-cut/packaged easy food to pr..."

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                  • Santa Barbara Airport

                    "Love the open-air waiting room, beautiful art and uncrowded spaces. It is worth the extra co..."

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                  • Miramar Beach

                    "check the tide tables for low tide; then is a good time to walk forever."

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                  • The Hungry Cat

                    "Hip, good food & scene."

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                  • Boathouse at Hendry's Beach

                    "Views, beach walking, good food. Get an outdoor table if possible."

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                  • West Beach

                    "Nice place to walk on the beach or waterfront"

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                  • Via Maestra 42

                    "Good homemade Italian food, and deli. Very small, reserve if possible."

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                  • Lil Toot Water Taxi

                    "This is a quick scenic water shuttle from wharf to harbor for a few bucks."

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                  • Cachuma Lake Park

                    "Great to kayak in calm waters in very early morning. nice picnic area. boat rentals too."

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                  • Arigato Sushi

                    "fabulous! Get in line early before they open at 5:30 p.m., seating moves reasonably fast as ..."

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                  • El Encanto

                    "Lovely place for a cocktail at sunset, high tea, stroll around the property or get a massage..."

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                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Santa Barbara Airport 15 min. LAX 90 minutes
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Many
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Ferry
                  Stearns Wharf
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Many nearby
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Freeway 101, Hwy 192, Hwy 154
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Many nearby
                  200 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mammoth
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  East Beach, Hendry's Beach, Wharf

                  Car: Recommended

                  If you want to be close to everything, yet away from the crowds, you will enjoy the quiet, privacy, and relaxation that discerning travelers need; and you'll find it here at this private gated estate in Santa Barbara.

                  Year round sunshine, spectacular ocean views and laid-back luxury are all compelling reasons to stay here at Pacific Peace Cottage in Santa Barbara, the American Riviera. Unlike a typical ‘neighborhood’, these multi-acre Riviera estates are in the scenic foothills of the Las Padre mountains, between where the mountains meet the sea. The expansive 270 degree ocean, mountain and coastal views are unparalleled in this area of Santa Barbara and specifically at this estate.

                  To help you enjoy your stay, your In-Room Guest Guide provides you with Insider Tips, as well as discount coupons or passes for a variety of attractions, festivals, wineries, dining, fitness centers and more. All of the key attractions in Santa Barbara and Montecito are nearby and just a few minute drive from your private retreat. Bicycles, beach chairs, BBQ, etc are all available on-site.

                  Explore the nearby unique and world-famous Lotusland Gardens, Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, Harbor and Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara Zoo, Old Mission Santa Barbara, El Presidio de Santa Barbara Historic State Park, Santa Barbara Wharf and Pier, Ty Warner Sea Center, Downtown/State Street scene, wine & culinary, performing arts , polo fields, Westmont, UCSB, Cottage, Issel & more.

                  Experience the lively Farmers Markets and unique world-class shopping available throughout Santa Barbara and Montecito Village. Enjoy al fresco lunch in the courtyards of Paseo Nuevo, a charming outdoor mall downtown SB and La Cumbra Center on upper end of State St. as well as Upper and Lower Village shopping areas in Montecito.

                  Golfing? Enjoy a game of golf at any of the many public golf courses, including the spectacular Sandpiper golf course overlooking the Pacific Ocean, known as the poor man's Pebble Beach. It also has great lessons for improving your long and short games at a great price.

                  Tennis anyone? This is a perfect location for a game of tennis at the nearby Santa Barbara Tennis Club, complete with swimming pool. You can rent a membership during your stay, or enjoy any of the public courts nearby.

                  Whale watching, sunset cruises, dinner cruising, sailing, surfing, SUPing, kayaking, paragliding over the ocean, jet-skis and yachting are popular and just minutes away. Lessons and rentals are available. The harbor, wharf and beach are great destinations for water sports as well as dining and walking. The heated outdoor swimming pool by the waterfront is wonderful as well. Of course you can borrow any of our beach chairs and umbrella to enjoy a picnic on the beach.

                  Santa Barbara is a cultural icon for the visual and performing arts. There is always something special happening in town. The local calendar is filled with dozens of events – enough to keep you coming back for more.

                  Santa Barbara is a foodie & wine heaven. From casual to fine dining, explore the best with the freshest ingredients, perfectly paired with local and world-class wines. Fresh fish from the Pacific Ocean is offered in many restaurants. Mexican food is a popular favorite as well.

                  Enjoy wine tasting at the many local wineries, as well as those in nearby wine country including Los Olivos, Santa Ynez, Solvang and more. We provide tips on our favorites.

                  If you will be staying during the first Thursday Art Gallery Walk each month, the Sunday art and craft show, or any of the many festivals throughout the year in Santa Barbara, you'll be amazed at the dynamic energy and creativity. Popular Festivals include the star-studded Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Old Spanish Days Fiesta, Summer Solstice Parade and festival, Harbor and Seafood Festival, Vitner's Festival, Food Festivals, Earth Day Festival and so much more.

                  Live music at the Music Academy of the West, the Santa Barbara Bowl, and the many other local venues provide a diversity of music enjoyment from professional classical, opera, choral, symphony, jazz, blues, rock, & more world-reknown professional musicians.

                  Nearby you will also find many health inspired destinations, including spas, aesthetic and beauty salons as well as the nearby and successful Issel Integrated Oncology Treatment clinic, Cottage Hospital, fitness, yoga and meditation centers, and much more.

                  This gated estate area is very popular for bicycling (loans available), paragliding & hang-gliding (which provide lessons and land in the park below us), hiking (adjacent and nearby), watching wildlife and soaring hawks, enjoying nature, birding (hundreds on site), all with space and freedom to roam. There are dozens of trails in adjacent and nearby parks.

                  Come, enjoy your luxurious peaceful retreat overlooking the ocean.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2010

                  About the owner: Steve and Diane worked in Alaska for 35 years before retiring to beautiful Santa Barbara. For fun, Steve writes and plays a variety of music and loves hiking, biking and fitness. And Diane enjoys gardening, hiking, fitness and jazz. Professionally, Steve was an attorney and Diane wrote contracts. Steve is now retired, and Diane is a real estate agent specializing in Relocations to Santa Barbara, We founded the popular Pearson's Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa, a AAA 4-Diamond property in Juneau, Alaska. The inn and spa is in 1,000 Places to Stay Before You Die and 'Best of' in many guidebooks. We led it for 20 years until one of our guests purchased it in 2009. The same attention to detail is evident in Pacific Peace in Santa Barbara that won Pearson's Pond in Juneau most travel journals designation as 'Best of' in accommodations, honeymoon, and adventure vacation destination, and which was featured in hundreds of magazines, dozens of films and much more including Sunset, BackRoads, AAA, CNN, 1,000 Places to Stay Before You Die, etc. In Alaska, we also created affiliated businesses to help our guests get the most out of their stay, including a travel agency, Destination Weddings, Adventure Vacations, and Relocation services. With our extensive experience, we can help guide you in creating your ideal vacation!

                  Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                  After a worldwide search for the perfect destination for active retirement, we found Paradise in Santa Barbara. This specific property called Pacific Peace, which translates to 'Little Heaven', captured their hearts and their exact vision of paradise on earth. The expansive scenic views of ocean, islands, coastline and mountains will take your breath away. The home, cottage and town has everything needed for active retirement while providing visual beauty and intellectual stimulation. We can help YOU relocate too!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  The varied view of coastline, ocean, night lights and mountains is unique. You will enjoy being away from the fog which is typical at the beach until noonish. You'll be away from the noise and dense neighborhoods, instead, revel in the quiet heart of hiking/biking/paragliding areas, and still close-in (10 minutes to beach, 5-10 minutes to mission, galleries, etc.), enjoying Santa Barbara which is a world-class vacation destination, and finding space and nature to enjoy and relax. Within just two separate buildings on this gated estate away from the crowds, you can rest assured of privacy, whether for your honeymoon, a healing retreat or filming a Hollywood movie (yes, its been done!). And, after 20 years in luxury resort management and catering to discerning guests, we truly enjoy sharing our facility. We can also facilitate concierge service and share info about the hidden gems in the region beyond that shown in your rental, its deck, gardens, and hot tub.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • Amazing Ocean Views from your cottage and hot tub deck. Paragliders soar above.

                    Amazing Ocean Views from your cottage and hot tub deck. Paragliders soar above.

                  • Step outside your cottage & enjoy your hot tub, outdoor dining area and deck

                    Step outside your cottage & enjoy your hot tub, outdoor dining area and deck

                  • Great dining view indoors to complement another on patio. Ocean Views everywhere

                    Great dining view indoors to complement another on patio. Ocean Views everywhere

                  • Ocean-view creative work space separates living/dining & bedroom floor levels.

                    Ocean-view creative work space separates living/dining & bedroom floor levels.

                  • Wake up to great ocean, mountain & garden views from your luxurious king bed!

                    Wake up to great ocean, mountain & garden views from your luxurious king bed!

                  • Nice deep bathtub/shower, marble tile, premium bath linens, robes, amenities.

                    Nice deep bathtub/shower, marble tile, premium bath linens, robes, amenities.

                  • Cottage has ample privacy and views of ocean, islands, mountains, canyon lights.

                    Cottage has ample privacy and views of ocean, islands, mountains, canyon lights.

                  • Your own private gated parking space. Easy for luggage, access, privacy security

                    Your own private gated parking space. Easy for luggage, access, privacy security

                  • Step into lush & natural gardens. Sacred site of Chumash Indians, Little Heaven.

                    Step into lush & natural gardens. Sacred site of Chumash Indians, Little Heaven.

                  • Pack light. Enjoy access to free shared laundry in garage.

                    Pack light. Enjoy access to free shared laundry in garage.

                  • Amazing Santa Barbara gardens and fantastic birding right in your backyard!

                    Amazing Santa Barbara gardens and fantastic birding right in your backyard!

                  • Your hosts, Steve and Diane, previously from Alaska, are travel consultants.

                    Your hosts, Steve and Diane, previously from Alaska, are travel consultants.

                  • Imagine waking up to ocean, coastline and island views & a relaxing hot tub!

                    Imagine waking up to ocean, coastline and island views & a relaxing hot tub!

                  • queen sofa sleeper, flat screen TV & large windows provide space for reflection.

                    queen sofa sleeper, flat screen TV & large windows provide space for reflection.

                  • Swaying palms over the ocean from your living/dining areas.

                    Swaying palms over the ocean from your living/dining areas.

                  • Luxurious Cal-King bed & linens. Creative/desk area. Open to living room views.

                    Luxurious Cal-King bed & linens. Creative/desk area. Open to living room views.

                  • Fully equipped, everything to prepare all meals. freezer & bbq also available.

                    Fully equipped, everything to prepare all meals. freezer & bbq also available.

                  • Full bath with shower/tub, marble tile, hair dryer, ample storage and counters.

                    Full bath with shower/tub, marble tile, hair dryer, ample storage and counters.

                  • Queen sofa sleeper, great for watching TV, birds, paragliders & ocean.

                    Queen sofa sleeper, great for watching TV, birds, paragliders & ocean.

                  • View the ocean & gardens from your hot tub. Spa towels/ pool glasses avail.

                    View the ocean & gardens from your hot tub. Spa towels/ pool glasses avail.

                  • Bicycles with helmets for the adjacent bike trails, plus basketballs and hoop.

                    Bicycles with helmets for the adjacent bike trails, plus basketballs and hoop.

                  • Peaceful waterfall and delightful koi pond with gardens adjoin the cottage.

                    Peaceful waterfall and delightful koi pond with gardens adjoin the cottage.

                  • Your privacy is assured. And help & advice available when needed.

                    Your privacy is assured. And help & advice available when needed.

                  • Imagine awakening your senses at sunrise in bed, at  breakfast or hot tub deck

                    Imagine awakening your senses at sunrise in bed, at breakfast or hot tub deck

                  VRBO #428679

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                  Date last modified - Saturday, January 31, 2015

                  $299 - $369 per night (USD)
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Speaks: english
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                  • Calendar last updated: 01/27/2015
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