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This enchanting home has sweeping mountain and peaks at the ocean in a perfect location; quiet neighborhood less than two minute drive to downtown or one of several popular beaches.
The most popular home in our offering, guests rave about cleanliness, peaceful location, warmly decorated interior and fun extras such as ping pong, boogie board and umbrella, kids toys and hot tub.
With free wireless Internet and washer/dryer a week- or month-long stay is possible and utterly comfortable.
One queen and one king pillow top mattress along with a small twin floor bed (good for 5' 4' or smaller) provide ample sleeping for up to five. All beds have fine linens and comforters, making the space perfect for a group of four adults or five-six with children.
Dining room seats four-five comfortably with kitchen bar seating two. High chair available.
Living room has flat screen TV, DVD player and movie library suited for kids and adults alike including the latest comedy, romance, mystery and action movies. Board games, tour and hiking books as well as coupons for local attractions are provided to make the most of your stay.
Rates vary by length of stay and number in party and range from $179 – $269/night Fall, Winter and Spring and $199 – $325/night during the Summer.
Features: - Less than a mile to beach - Just a mile to downtown Santa Barbara and State Street - 1/2 mile walk to Mesa Village shops and dining - Gated yard with sunset patio - Back yard with private hot tub and ping pong - Flat screen TV - DVD player and movie library - Board games - Maps and tour books - Fully stocked kitchen with more than the normal blender, toaster and coffee maker (pizza stone, muffin tins, garlic press, veggie steamer, salad spinner) - Charming architecture with built in vanity, desk, dresser drawers and vaulted ceilings
Looking forward to providing your home-away-from-home here in Santa Barbara.
'Perfect 'Home-from-Home' for a Family Vacation in SB' July 2011
The location is great (close to Downtown and the beach yet in a quiet residential area up on Mesa with a great view of the mountains) as are the house and lot (very family friendly with enclosed back yard, ping-pong table, hot tub etc.). Truly 'Home-from-Home'. - Cathal, Denmark
'Santa Barbara Rental - Perfect' December 2011
We rented the house for a week during which our daughter got married. So comfortable and spacious. The house and yards couldn't have been more wonderful for ourselves, the kids with us, and family and friends who visited. The home is complete with everything you need...and more. Ping pong and the hot tub were particular big hits. And fenced yard for our dog! - Bonnie and Ric, Bay Area
'Charming...just perfect!' March 2012
Really nice, cozy place with a great kitchen and toys and movies for the kids. My wife was happy the kitchen had a window to the yard where the kids played so she could cook and they could play. We played ping pong almost every day and liked having a hot tub too. I liked the wireless Internet - was able to take a couple more days vacation that way. We walked to Hilda Rae Park a couple times (took five minutes) where they had great views of the city and good play structure for our five year old. Thank you! - Scott and Judy Mae
'Pleasantly Surprised' December 2011
We had never vacationed using a vac home and we were really happy with what we landed. The house was in a quiet neighborhood and the way the house sits, we didn't have any neighbors, yet we were in a neighborhood. We loved the views (wow!) and the gated yard for our toddler was perfect. She loved the hot wheels car and the dvds. The beds were comfortable and the home was really well-stocked in the linens and kitchen department.
Thanks Lynn and Scott, we'll be back. - Gay and Tom Sheegay, Boise
'Cute, Nice Views' October 2011
We loved this cottage! Just girls for this trip and it was a perfect location. Had fun playing board games, sitting on the patio watching the sunset and bbq'ing. They have a good collection of DVDs. It was close to downtown (loved the shopping) and even though we didn't go to the beach on this trip we noticed they have a boogie board and other beach stuff. We've already planned a repeat girls' weekend for July 2012! Thanks Robinsons, neat place. - Cindy, Jennifer, Megan and Bryce
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King size bed (1), Queen size bed (1) with memory foam toppers. One twin foam floor bed, one twin air mattress, one pack n' play crib. (four additional bedrooms located at home next door - separate address)...moreless
Discounts: 7 nights or more: $171 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $133 Nightly
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 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
cleaning$175 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$1
Pet Fee$65 + tax
Two night stays only permitted mid-week or where a hole in the calendar permits.
Rates valid for party of 4, add'l guests add $15/person/night.
Summer: three night minimum unless a hole in the calendar is two or three nights.
Rates will vary based on length of stay, number in party and time of the year.
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Mesa Cafe, Tapas, Mexican, Thai, Japanese, Chinese
20 minute walk to Thousand Steps Beach
25 minute walk to Hendry's and Arroyo Burro Beach
15 minute walk to Mesa Village for dining, grocery, organic produce, Lazy Acres, drug store and more
25 minute walk to Downtown Santa Barbara (along Carrillo Blvd)
Year Purchased: 1999
About the owner: Your hosts have been offering two vacation homes for nine years and love meeting guests and helping them create a comfortable and memorable stay.
We love what we do and take great pride in providing a clean, comfortable and well maintained place that will accentuate and improve time away from home.
Why the Owner Chose The Mesa (Beach Area): We chose all of our homes because of their neighborhood locations, proximity to downtown and the beach and amazing views.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Our favorite spot at this particular home is the patio where birds sing, the sun sets and an evening dinner at the patio table is easy with the kitchen close by. It's a relaxing location and when we can get in (very ifew openings these days) we thoroughly enjoy our stay.