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Exclusive Panoramic Ocean View Home W/ Hot Tub, Waterfall, Indoor/Outdoor Living

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Watch hangliders land in Parma Park with Pacific Ocean + Channel Island views

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
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Enjoy stunning panoramic ocean, coastline, Channel Island, & mountain views at this relaxing gated estate, especially at sunrise and sunset. This uniquely situated home is located in the foothills of the Las Padres National Forest in Santa Barbara and in the Riviera Estates area of Santa Barbara on 1.3 acres of nature and nearby walking and biking trails. So near, yet so far from dense neighborhoods and traffic. This is a sanctuary of peace in and paradise in a beautiful setting.

The indoors and outdoors seamlessly merge into one with large wrap-around decking surrounded by warm sunshine and cool shade of Coastal Live Oaks & citrus trees. Several outside dining, relaxation wild and lush gardens, outdoor combo water-fire pit, peaceful waterfalls and koi pond, wildlife, relaxing hot tub overlooking the sunset over the ocean and more add to the peaceful retreat.

Sunrise, hang-gliders, colorful sunsets, stargazing, a full moon shimmering over the ocean, and sparkling evening lights in your private gardens and of the canyons and coastlines of Santa Barbara, Montecito and beyond offer free entertainment. You'll never want to leave this peaceful sanctuary.

This is the perfect retreat for a vacation in paradise, romantic, private, creative or small family getaway. Within 10 minutes or less, enjoy the ocean, harbor, lively restaurants, arts and culture venues, downtown street scene, beaches, shopping, public and private gardens, the historic Santa Barbara Mission, and much more, yet a world apart at your Pacific Peace Retreat Home.

This NEW! listing discusses the benefits of renting the 2 bedroom house within the gated estate. With a 5 night minimum fee at $549/night. Multi-week and monthly stays are discounted. (+ tax/fees) as noted in the on-line Rates range.

Enjoy stunning ocean, coastline, Channel Island and garden views from virtually every interior and exterior space on 1.3 acres. The main 2 bedroom/2 bath home (est 1600 sf) has vaulted ceilings, many French glass doors and windows opening to views and decks. Both bedrooms in the main house have a private exterior entry, private ensuite bath), desks, luxury king bed(master) and queen bed (guest) sleep systems and lush linens. The full living room with fireplace and 55' LED TV, dining room (for 6 + space for more), full kitchen with breakfast bar.

Your patio deck by your master bedroom includes a private entry, beautiful gardens, loungers, umbrellas, deck heater, firepit, private hot tub overlooking the sunset over the ocean, a waterfall and much more! The guests in the 2nd bedroom also enjoys a private entry and deck with loungers tucked in the shade of the oaks overlooking the ocean.

The peaceful setting also includes multiple decks overlooking the ocean, islands, coastline, canyon, mountains, gardens.

There is shared access to gas BBQ, koi pond with waterfall, fountains, more deck heaters, umbrellas, up to 2 bicycles, beach chairs, free laundry facilities and much more (even access to a nearby health club with pool and fitness classes). Fee based massage on-site also available. With these few shared amenities, guests are expected to show mutual respect for access.

All this is just minutes from parks, biking and hiking trails and local Montecito and Santa Barbara villages, plus nearby wine country. The contemporary indoor space and outdoor living effortlessly merge into an idyllic backdrop and oasis for the ultimate Santa Barbara getaway. You will need a car for convenience (free private parking provided at your rental).

'Amazing Ocean View Cottage Paradise (vrbo.com/428679) is detached, also within the gated estate, and may be available as a separate rental or combined with the main 2 bedroom home rental for additional space. You can rent either (or both at a modest discount when available and rented together). Questions about renting both, or either for an extended stay or possible luxury house swap, contact the owner/host at 805.637.2382.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Estate
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Massage

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Inappropriate for youthful and loud parties. This is a restorative retreat....moreless

          • Limited Accessibility:

            English is our native language....moreless

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

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

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 queen

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          • Detached Unit

            May Combine with listing 428679 for more space at extra fee....moreless

          • Master has a Cal-King Presidential Series bed with deck and view of ocean, beautiful gardens and waterfall. 2nd Guest bedroom has full-sized Queen bed as a premium comfort sleeper by American leather with deck and view of beautiful gardens and ocean. Also very comfortable . Hypoallergenic luxury linens, robes, down comforter & pillows, (1) extra queen double-decker air bed with headboard also available. Both bedrooms lead to ocean view hot tub. This listing (430881) can be combined with a detached cottage also on property - listing 428679, which has a king bed + bath, queen sofa sleeper, living, dining, kitchen and restroom space with ocean view deck and hot tub....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Ocean-view! Also, outdoor shower & hot tub available...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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          • Master bath is marble tile with ocean view from both windows.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Sub zero fridge, Dacor gas stove/oven, Bosch dishwasher, microwave, all small appliances, utensils, etc. Fully equipped, including housewares & starter supplies....moreless

          • Dining:

            Dining table with 6 chairs. Plus bar stools. Plus extra expandable table. Outdoor dining available for 14....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Everything you need for dining inside or out. From everyday dishes to china....moreless

          • Catering Available:

            Referrals for chef & shopping, as well as restaurants....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Everything you need for cooking and baking....moreless

          Amenities

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            Yoga & fitness mats, Life-fitness band and curl systems, light weights. Access to 24 Hour Fitness Center. 2 bicycles available....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Gas fireplace in living room. Gas fireplace with water feature on rear deck. Gas heaters on all decks....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Luxury linens, down comforters, down and hypo-allergenic pillow selection...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Relaxed leather seating with views of ocean, islands and coastline...moreless

          • Parking:

            Extra parking area. Garage possible....moreless

          • Garage:

            possible....moreless

          • Gas Fireplace:

            Yes....moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Hair Dryer
          • Air Conditioning
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • Stunning views of Pacific Ocean, coastline, Channel Islands, hiking parks and mountains throughout Santa Barbara, Montecito and far beyond.. Truly remarkable estate location, like Tuscany but with ocean views. Lots of decks and many 6' wide glass doors and windows for seamless indoor/outdoor living. Ocean view hot tub to soak away your cares. Koi pond, waterfalls, rural setting, adjacent hiking parks, great bicycling on level bench area as well as mountainous area. Hangliding and parasailing groups land in park below. Gated estate in highly desirable area, very private, whether one or both listings (430881 or 428679) are rented. Perfect for a week, a month or more. May be combined with detached cottage @ extra cost. This property is a great destination for anonymity, discerning travelers and relaxation with spectacular views. Hosts retired from AAA-4 Diamond luxury adventure spa resort in Alaska. Un-hosted, self-serviced, self-catered. Loyalty Rewards Program benefits....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                Huge flat screen TV. But why not watch the nature outside?...moreless

              • Games:

                Basketball hoop, balls, board games, etc....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Includes cable tv, movies and music....moreless

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet:

                Free high speed Wi-Fi throughout grounds. Separate secure connections....moreless

              • Broadband Access:

                Free High Speed Wi-Fi and hardwire ...moreless

              Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    5 person Private hot tub in waterfall gardens overlooking ocean, beautiful at sunset....moreless

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Four ocean view decks, plus views of coast, mountains, islands and city lights. Many outdoor dining and seating areas as well as deck heaters and umbrellas....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Professionally landscaped. Master gardener lives here. Evening lighting, several water features....moreless

                  • Bicycles:

                    mountain bikes available - free....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Beautiful decking everywhere....moreless

                  Theme

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

                  Location & View

                  • Ocean View:

                    Amazing 270 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands and coastline. Avoid the coastal fog at the beach. At 750' most times you'll be above the coastal fog, with blue skies in your horizon....moreless

                  • Rural:

                    Away from the crowds. Where shelter meets nature amid the palms, Coastal Live Oaks and beautiful gardens. Next to trails, and only 10 minutes to downtown Santa Barbara and beaches....moreless

                  • Water View:

                    Water views from every room. Amazing 270 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands and coastline. ...moreless

                  • Mountain View:

                    Stunning views of the Las Padres National Forest, and La Cumbra Mountain...moreless

                  • Beach View:

                    Birdseye view of the coastline up and down...moreless

                  Activities

                  • Arboretum
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Cycling
                  • Sailing
                  • Surfing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Paragliding
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Laundromat
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Spelunking
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Rafting
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Zoo
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Synagogues
                  • Ruins
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Festivals
                  • Water Parks
                  • Playground
                  • Museums
                  • Marina
                  • Library
                  • Cinemas
                  • Churches
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Swimming
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Boating
                  • Antiquing
                  • Walking
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Shopping
                  • Shelling
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Tennis
                   

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                  My Standard Rate
                  5 night min stay
                  $549
                  $3,493 $10,470
                  * 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 $89
                  • Departure cleaning fee $200 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 12%

                  Notes:

                  Stays of 31+ nights are exempt from the local 12% transient occupancy tax that otherwise applies to all lodging rentals in Santa Barbara. 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. 5-10 night minimum is standard; 2 week minimum in august.


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                  Location

                  12 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Santa Barbara Airport
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrak
                  2.3 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  East Beach
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Many
                  200 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mammoth
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Montecito & Santa Barbara
                  2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Many

                  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 extravaganza and performing arts, UCSB to name just a few. Experience the lively Farmers Markets and unique world-class shopping available throughout Santa Barbara and Montecito Village. Montecito attractions include the country club, Westmont College, the charming village shops. 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, and 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: Looking for a place to test retirement or enjoy a vacation or healing retreat? This gated private estate, Pacific Peace, in Santa Barbara is Paradise!. Steve and Diane recently retired from 35 years in Juneau, Alaska after an extensive career in Hospitality, Travel and Law. Santa Barbara won over our hearts and provides a healthy new lifestyle full of culture and new friends - oh and year round sunshine as well!

                  Why the Owner Chose Private Homes:
                  This property is truly Paradise. We looked and many hundreds of homes nationally and internationally before selecting this restorative and fun retreat destination.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
                  The peaceful sounds of the ponds, fountains and waterfalls compliment the garden wildlife and the deep blue ocean views. Every time we travel, we realize why we chose this location and are ever so grateful that, as usual, things work out exactly like they are supposed to in life, even when we didn't plan to live here. Serendipity!


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                  • Watch hangliders land in Parma Park with Pacific Ocean + Channel Island views

                    Watch hangliders land in Parma Park with Pacific Ocean + Channel Island views

                  • Ocean view deck by LR/DR (shared access to koi, bbq, laundry, bikes, etc.

                    Ocean view deck by LR/DR (shared access to koi, bbq, laundry, bikes, etc.

                  • Living Room with fireplace, large flat screen TV, with conversation seating

                    Living Room with fireplace, large flat screen TV, with conversation seating

                  • Breakfast Bar and kitchen with Sub-Zero fridge and Dacor gas stove

                    Breakfast Bar and kitchen with Sub-Zero fridge and Dacor gas stove

                  • View of master bedroom from rear deck with combined water fountain-gas fireplace

                    View of master bedroom from rear deck with combined water fountain-gas fireplace

                  • Attached Master Bath marble shower. Ocean view, vanity area, door to deck too.

                    Attached Master Bath marble shower. Ocean view, vanity area, door to deck too.

                  • New Queen Comfort Sleeper by American Leather provides a superior night sleep

                    New Queen Comfort Sleeper by American Leather provides a superior night sleep

                  • Waterfall, gardens, deck and fire-water gas fireplace

                    Waterfall, gardens, deck and fire-water gas fireplace

                  • Cozy up by the fire as you watch the birds, sunset, waterfall and enjoy a drink.

                    Cozy up by the fire as you watch the birds, sunset, waterfall and enjoy a drink.

                  • Koi pond on main house deck between cottage and main house, overlooking ocean

                    Koi pond on main house deck between cottage and main house, overlooking ocean

                  • Bicycles and basketballs/hoop, plus beach chairs, umbrellas & more to borrow

                    Bicycles and basketballs/hoop, plus beach chairs, umbrellas & more to borrow

                  • Private hot tub in the garden with ocean view.

                    Private hot tub in the garden with ocean view.

                  • Welcome to your Pacific Peace Home, your restorative and fun retreat

                    Welcome to your Pacific Peace Home, your restorative and fun retreat

                  • Living room opens to huge deck overlooking Pacific Ocean & Islands

                    Living room opens to huge deck overlooking Pacific Ocean & Islands

                  • Dining area for 6 & bar for 2 opens to huge deck with more dining areas for 8.

                    Dining area for 6 & bar for 2 opens to huge deck with more dining areas for 8.

                  • Hall leads to all rooms, gardens, parking. Door is architectural carved brass.

                    Hall leads to all rooms, gardens, parking. Door is architectural carved brass.

                  • Master bedroom views of water features & ocean, birds & frogs singing & Sunset!

                    Master bedroom views of water features & ocean, birds & frogs singing & Sunset!

                  • Guest Bedroom bed is NOW exchanged to sofa sleeper. Private 3/4 bath, entry deck

                    Guest Bedroom bed is NOW exchanged to sofa sleeper. Private 3/4 bath, entry deck

                  • Ocean View Dining area off rear deck in garden

                    Ocean View Dining area off rear deck in garden

                  • Perfect location to watch ocean view sunset & gardens on pvt Master Bedroom deck

                    Perfect location to watch ocean view sunset & gardens on pvt Master Bedroom deck

                  • waterfall by master bedroom deck.

                    waterfall by master bedroom deck.

                  • Waterfall gardens invite wildlife & birds. Paths guide you through the beauty

                    Waterfall gardens invite wildlife & birds. Paths guide you through the beauty

                  • Full laundry - may be shared with one other unit.

                    Full laundry - may be shared with one other unit.

                  • Sunset over the ocean w/ private hot tub, dining/lounging deck, waterfall.Heaven

                    Sunset over the ocean w/ private hot tub, dining/lounging deck, waterfall.Heaven

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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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