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8 Acre Hilltop Retreat

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Last updated: 02/12/2014

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  • Minimum stay:31 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Santa Ynez chateau / country house description

Contemporary cedar wood home (3,400 sf) on 8 acres perched high on hilltop overlooking Santa Ynez Valley and the Coastal Mountain Range. Open and airy - views from all rooms. First floor has very large entertainment area with 3-sided stone fireplace, modern kitchen, laundry room and 1/2 bath, all opening to pool area.

Second floor is accessible from 3 different stairwells, and has 4 bedrooms (1 of which is being converted into a gym), a loft, an office and 3 bathrooms. Master bedroom is a large suite with fireplace, office, walk-in closts and a modern bathroom with 2-person jacuzzi tub. Entire second floor has Brazilian cherry wood flooring. Beautiful views from all bedrooms.

House opens up to large, sunny pool area with patio. Spectacular vistas, Santa Barbara sunsets and stargazing. Pool has a a figure-8 shape with a rock waterfall. Extensively landscaped with pine trees, lavender, rosemary and grassy area. Perfect for soaking up the sun and relaxing.

Located in the heart of the Santa Barbara wine country, 8 minutes from Los Olivos and Santa Ynez. 15 minutes from Lake Cachuma and Solvang.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Chateau / Country House
  • 3400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


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

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • The home is great for relaxation, soaking up the sun, and peace and quiet, yet only minutes from wineries, restaurants and activities of the Santa Barbara wine country....moreless


              • Television:

                Flat screen televisions in living room and master bedroom....moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Romantic


              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Views of coastal mountains and Santa Ynez Valley...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Dining:

                    Dining area adjacent to kitchen and entertainment area....moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people


                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central heating....moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    All linens provided....moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Large living room with 3-sided stone fireplace overlooking pool area, Santa Ynez Valley and Coastal Mountains. Stone floors. Contemporary/rustic furnishings....moreless


                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    Modern, countertop stove with 5 burners....moreless

                  • Toaster


                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large patio in pool area with Valley and Mountain views. ...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Pool area is landscaped with pine trees, rosemary, lavendar and numerous other plants and trees. ...moreless

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    2-person jacuzzi in master bathroom....moreless

                  • Private Pool:

                    Figure-8 pool with waterfall. Not heated (which is just fine from May - September)...moreless



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                  My Standard Rate
                  31 night min stay

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                  • Cleaning $125 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Tax Rate 10%


                  Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice

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                  Located among vineyards and ranches in the heart of the Santa Barbara wine country Dozens of wineries and tasting rooms, miles of country roads for bicycling and trails for hiking. 30 minutes from Pacific Ocean.


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                  VRBO #470242

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Monday, December 22, 2014

                  $5,500 per month (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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                  Minimum stay: 31 nights
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                  Member since: 2013
                  Speaks: english
                  • Calendar last updated: 02/12/2014
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                  8 Acre Hilltop Retreat

                  Santa Ynez #470242

                  3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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