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Santa Barbara G W S Estate W/Ocean View & Pool Within 3 Miles to Beach

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Santa Barbara stunning Ocean and City View home with pool, spa and large gardens

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Upper Riviera estate description

This original 1920s George Washington Smith (GWS) estate was built for Mr. Irving Wright in 1921 and has beautiful ocean and city views of Santa Barbara. GWS is considered the finest architect of his time practicing in the Spanish Colonial Revival Style and has come to be known as the Father of Santa Barbara style. This home is famously published and is one of a handful of GWS estates still in original condition. Located in the heart of the world famous Santa Barbara Riviera, it is minutes to the City and beach yet has country side privacy and ambiance. It has retained the original beauty and charm that makes GWS homes the most recognized and architecturally appreciated homes in Santa Barbara. With stunning ocean views, pool, spa, BBQ, and original outdoor stone courtyard dining area, this home will make for a memorable family experience. The completely remodeled chef’s kitchen with ocean views has it all from large Viking oven and refrigerator to custom cabinets and stone counter tops, to the hand painted tile throughout. The house has been lovingly restored to its original elegance and offers 5 bedrooms: 3 king,2 queen and a bonus twin room in an accompanying room off the master. It offers 3 full baths and 1 half bath. The large living room with soaring wood beam ceiling and fireplace has commanding ocean views and walks out onto the outdoor entertainment area with pool and spa. The large dining room with table for 10 guests is a perfect place to host a family dinner with sparking views of the Santa Barbara coast. There is a bedroom off the living room with a desk to work or enjoy a quiet place to watch the flat screen TV. The home is nearly 5,000 sq ft and sits on nearly 2 prime acres in the heart of Santa Barbara.

WE DO NOT HOST EVENTS.

Also please note that THERE IS NO GATE DIRECTLY BETWEEN THE HOUSE AND THE POOL, consistent with the pictures of the website. If this raises a safety concern, this house is not appropriate and please do not inquire.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Estate
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Private Chef

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 9-12

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining Area Seats:

            12...moreless

          • Dining
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Ice Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Freezer
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Seating for 12 people

          Amenities

          • Heating
          • Linens Provided
          • Washing Machine
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Iron & Board
          • Hair Dryer
          • Living Room seats 12

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            40' Flat screen with DVD player in the living room with ipod/music player...moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable

          Communications

              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool
              • Hot Tub

              Outdoor Features

              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lawn / Garden

              Theme

              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Spa
              • Adventure

              Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    Beautiful ocean and city skyline view while less than 3 miles to beach & downtown...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Hospital
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Kayaking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Groceries
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Medical Services
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Arboretum
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  August SPECIAL
                  Aug 17 - Sep 18, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $1,695
                  $5,995
                  WE DO NOT HOST EVENTS
                  Nov 1 - Nov 2, 2014
                  2 night min stay

                  $1
                  flat fee
                  Standard pricing
                  3 night min stay
                  $995
                  $3,995

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  Higher rates apply for Holidays and Graduation weeks. We do not host Events.

                  Inquire for monthly rates which depend on length of stay and season.

                  Pricing for occupancy up to 9. $100 surcharge above 9.

                  50% of the rent, tax, cleaning fee & damage security deposit are required to confirm a reservation with the remaining 50% due 60 days before check-in

                  Standard method of payment is checks and direct deposits at any Bank of America Branch.

                  Credit card payment via PayPal and bank wire transfers are also accepted but in these cases the 4% PayPal fee & $25/wire transfer fee are applied.

                  Cancellation policy - the amount of deposit received is subject to loss, excluding the damage security deposit, unless re-rented for that time period


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/19/2014
                  Check availability
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                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
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                  Location

                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Santa Barbara Airport

                  Car: Necessary

                  This GWS historic home is on America's Riveriera - IN Santa Barbara, with stunning views of the ocean and City Sky line. Location, location, location....

                   

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                  Photos

                  • Santa Barbara stunning Ocean and City View home with pool, spa and large gardens

                    Santa Barbara stunning Ocean and City View home with pool, spa and large gardens

                  • Pool and spa in an idyllic setting

                    Pool and spa in an idyllic setting

                  • View of the turn around motor courtyard from the house

                    View of the turn around motor courtyard from the house

                  • Outdoor eating area to enjoy the ocean views from sunrise to sunset

                    Outdoor eating area to enjoy the ocean views from sunrise to sunset

                  • Large dining room flows off the kitchen into the grand living room and outdoors

                    Large dining room flows off the kitchen into the grand living room and outdoors

                  • Newly remodeled chefs kitchen with 6 burner Viking stove & Viking refrigerator

                    Newly remodeled chefs kitchen with 6 burner Viking stove & Viking refrigerator

                  • Historical ambiance with modern conveniences

                    Historical ambiance with modern conveniences

                  • Second king master bedroom with shared bathroom and balcony with ocean view

                    Second king master bedroom with shared bathroom and balcony with ocean view

                  • Twin room adjoining to the third master king bedroom

                    Twin room adjoining to the third master king bedroom

                  • Original Historical GWS tile throughout

                    Original Historical GWS tile throughout

                  • Great views from many angles of the Santa Barbara Riviera

                    Great views from many angles of the Santa Barbara Riviera

                  • Front of George W. Smith house with large turnaround motor courtyard & garage

                    Front of George W. Smith house with large turnaround motor courtyard & garage

                  • Back yard of this historical George Washington Smith Home on 1 1/2 acres

                    Back yard of this historical George Washington Smith Home on 1 1/2 acres

                  • Living room flows to outdoor living areas: pool, gardens and motorcourtyard

                    Living room flows to outdoor living areas: pool, gardens and motorcourtyard

                  • Large dining room flows off the kitchen and into the grand living room

                    Large dining room flows off the kitchen and into the grand living room

                  • Not just another large home but a Santa Barbara jewel

                    Not just another large home but a Santa Barbara jewel

                  • Newly remodeled chefs kitchen with 6 burner Viking stove & Viking refrigerator

                    Newly remodeled chefs kitchen with 6 burner Viking stove & Viking refrigerator

                  • Kitchen doors walk out to this beautiful side courtyard w/ocean back drop

                    Kitchen doors walk out to this beautiful side courtyard w/ocean back drop

                  • Master king bedroom #1 with ensuite full bath & balcony with ocean & pool views

                    Master king bedroom #1 with ensuite full bath & balcony with ocean & pool views

                  • Third king master with ocean view balcony

                    Third king master with ocean view balcony

                  • Fifth downstairs queen bedroom

                    Fifth downstairs queen bedroom

                  • Childrens gated playhouse

                    Childrens gated playhouse

                  VRBO #430393

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                  This listing was first published here in 2012.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, August 03, 2014

                  $995 - $1,695 per night (USD)
                  1

                  5 Bedroom / 4 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 12

                  View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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