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180 Degree Ocean Views-2 Suites Plus Loft

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from the wild garden on the Preserve side of the property

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Last updated: 11/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

The Mesa (Beach Area) house description

Fantastic 180 degrees of unobstructed ocean views, island views and whale watching await your stay at the Santa Barbara Beach Front Retreat. As you step through the clock vine lined front gate of this remarkable cliff side home, the sea is your backyard and the 40 acre nature preserve is your neighbor.

The Retreat has two suites (master suite and mini suite, each with it’s own bath) and a loft with two twin beds for additional guests, making this home perfect for multiple couples and families. The spectacular two-story living room has floor to ceiling windows facing the ocean, which makes this Don Petersen designed home truly unique.

Enjoy your morning coffee while watching the sun rise and have breakfast on the patio while the boats set sail and schools of dolphins pass by. While sunbathing or barbecuing you will have the company of pelicans who drift by at eye level as they ride the ocean thermals. Take a walk in the neighboring nature preserve and/or nap on the private ocean front patio. Looking down the coastline you will see the Santa Barbara Channel Islands spread across the horizon. Looking up the coast you will see the UCSB campus and it’s iconic Stork tower landmark approximately 10 miles in the distance. Sunsets are simply breathtaking, and as you sip a glass of wine and watch the sun dip below the horizon you will feel a renewed sense of calm. After a night out at one of the many nearby restaurants or enjoying an evening downtown on State Street you can return to your private Jacuzzi and relax while you watch the sparkling stars. Retire to your bedroom and blissfully fall asleep to the sound of the waves breaking on the beach below.

Located in Santa Barbara’s Mesa neighborhood, The Retreat has beach access and is just a five minute walk to the Mesa beach steps- and yet it is just a two minute drive (or an easy walk) to Mesa shops and restaurants, including multiple grocery stores and Starbucks.

Downtown is a quick eight minute drive where you will enjoy State Street, wine tasting, the pier, shopping, restaurants, the Zoo and the famous Santa Barbara Mission. The Santa Barbara Retreat is the ideal place to take advantage of the best that Santa Barbara has to offer.

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 1700 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            23...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Considered:

            Please contact us directly regarding pets. If approved we will require an additional deposit and documentation on the pet(s)....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Master Suite Bedroom: 1 king

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          • Mini Suite Bedroom: 1 queen

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          • Loft area: 2 twin/ single, 1 baby crib

            Pack and Play provided for use...moreless

          • Master Suite Bedroom has a unique layout with a King bed and 8 stairs to the 3 side by side closets in the upper area. Multiple dressers are on the lower level along with a flat screen wall mounted TV, cable box and DVD player. Mini Suite Bedroom has a Queen bed with a flat screen wall mounted TV, cable box and DVD player. A large closet with shelving inside provides plenty of storage space. Loft area has two twin beds and an amazing view with a private bistro table sitting area. A closet and desk area provide additional uses for this space as a secondary living area or play space....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Master Suite Bathroom: toilet, shower

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          • Mini Suite Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          • Master bath is en-suite. Mini suite bath has two entrances- one from the en-suite via the mini suite, and one from the hallway....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • We hope you will love the Retreat as much as we do! Please contact us for specific requests, additional photos, and past guest referrals/testimonials. Cheers!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • DVD Player
              • Games
              • Satellite / Cable
              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  • Oceanfront:

                    180 degree unobstructed ocean views...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    front load...moreless

                  • Garage
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    Wifi and high speed internet...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    We ask that all our guests use the garage at all times...moreless

                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    front load...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Pantry Items:

                    We often use the Retreat for our personal use, and you will find basic kitchen items provided (oils, spices, sugars, etc)...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    5 burner...moreless

                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub
                       

                      Reviews

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Fall
                      Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2014
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,045 $10,500
                      Thanksgiving Week
                      Nov 21 - Nov 30, 2014
                      10 night min stay

                      $5,750
                      flat fee
                      Winter
                      Dec 1 - Feb 28, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,800 $9,940
                      Christmas/New Years Weeks
                      Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2015
                      16 night min stay

                      $9,200
                      flat fee
                      MLK Weekend
                      Jan 16 - Jan 18, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $1,725
                      flat fee
                      Film Festival
                      Jan 27 - Feb 5, 2015
                      10 night min stay

                      $5,750
                      flat fee
                      Lincoln Weekend
                      Feb 6 - Feb 9, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      $2,300
                      flat fee
                      Washington/Valentine's Weekend
                      Feb 13 - Feb 16, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      $2,300
                      flat fee
                      Spring
                      Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,045 $10,500
                      Spring Break Week(s)
                      Mar 20 - Apr 5, 2015
                      17 night min stay

                      $10,030
                      flat fee
                      Summer
                      May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
                      7 night min stay

                      $3,570 $11,995
                      Memorial Day Weekend
                      May 22 - May 24, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $1,770
                      flat fee
                      4th of July Weekend
                      Jul 3 - Jul 5, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $1,770
                      flat fee
                      Fiesta
                      Aug 5 - Aug 9, 2015
                      5 night min stay

                      $2,950
                      flat fee
                      Labor Day Weekend
                      Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      $2,360
                      flat fee
                      Columbus Day Weekend
                      Oct 9 - Oct 11, 2015
                      3 night min stay

                      $1,725
                      flat fee
                      My Standard Rate
                      7 night min stay

                      $2,800 $9,940
                      * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Taxes Not included

                      Notes:

                      *if booking is made less than 40 days from check in, 100% of balance is due within 24 hours of booking

                      **monthly rates are for 28 nights (4 weeks)

                      ***SB Film Festival dates each year (dates vary year to year) = EVENT RATE

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                      Calendar

                      Last updated: 11/17/2014
                      Check availability
                      23 Available
                      21 Unavailable
                      22 Today
                      23 Selected dates
                       

                      Location

                      Car: Recommended

                      Fantastic 180 degrees of unobstructed ocean, island views and whale watching await your stay at the Santa Barbara Beach Front Retreat. As you step through the clock vine lined front gate of this remarkable cliff side home, the sea is your backyard and the 40 acre nature preserve is your neighbor.

                      The Retreat has two suites (master suite and mini suite, each with it’s own bath) and a loft with two twin beds for additional guests, making this home perfect for multiple couples and families. The spectacular two-story living room has floor to ceiling windows facing the ocean, which makes this Don Petersen designed home truly unique.

                      Enjoy your morning coffee while watching the sun rise and have breakfast on the patio while the boats set sail and schools of dolphins pass by. While sunbathing or barbecuing you will have the company of pelicans who drift by at eye level as they ride the ocean thermals. Take a walk in the neighboring nature preserve and/or nap on the private ocean front patio. Looking down the coastline you will see the Santa Barbara Channel Islands spread across the horizon. Looking up the coast you will see the UCSB campus and it’s iconic Stork tower landmark approximately 10 miles in the distance. Sunsets are simply breathtaking, and as you sip a glass of wine and watch the sun dip below the horizon you will feel a renewed sense of calm. After a night out at one of the many nearby restaurants or enjoying an evening downtown on State Street you can return to your private Jacuzzi and relax while you watch the sparkling stars. Retire to your bedroom and blissfully fall asleep to the sound of the waves breaking on the beach below.

                      Located in Santa Barbara’s Mesa neighborhood, The Retreat has beach access and is just a five minute walk to the Mesa beach steps- and yet it is just a two minute drive (or an easy walk) to Mesa shops and restaurants, including multiple grocery stores and Starbucks. Downtown is a quick eight minute drive where you will enjoy State Street, wine tasting, the pier, shopping, restaurants, the Zoo and the famous Santa Barbara Mission. The Santa Barbara Retreat is the ideal place to take advantage of the best that Santa Barbara has to offer.

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 1997

                      About the owner: We are a retired University Professor couple who were both raised and married over 51 years ago in Santa Barbara.

                      Why the Owner Chose The Mesa (Beach Area):
                      Junie was raised in the home next door, and the property was built as a second family home. We have spent many holidays and family gatherings in this home and it holds a special place in our hearts.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      The unobstructed ocean views and unique leaning tree make the view from the Retreat something that we cherish. We hope you choose to spend some time in our home and leave loving it as much as we do.


                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • from the wild garden on the Preserve side of the property

                        from the wild garden on the Preserve side of the property

                      • Pillows and blankets are provided for curling up and enjoying the cool breeze

                        Pillows and blankets are provided for curling up and enjoying the cool breeze

                      • As you enter the Retreat... the gorgeous two story living room

                        As you enter the Retreat... the gorgeous two story living room

                      • Gourmet kitchen w/ stainless steel, 4 burner stove w/5th pancake griddle burner

                        Gourmet kitchen w/ stainless steel, 4 burner stove w/5th pancake griddle burner

                      • view from the loft window down to the flagstone patio and Jacuzzi

                        view from the loft window down to the flagstone patio and Jacuzzi

                      • Breathtaking Sunset from the flagstone patio

                        Breathtaking Sunset from the flagstone patio

                      • Gourmet kitchen, bar area, dining room, and stairs to the loft area

                        Gourmet kitchen, bar area, dining room, and stairs to the loft area

                      • Enjoy the Jacuzzi and the priceless view....

                        Enjoy the Jacuzzi and the priceless view....

                      • A great place to barbecue and enjoy a meal on the patio...

                        A great place to barbecue and enjoy a meal on the patio...

                      • enjoy the occasional hang glider or parasail floating on the thermals...

                        enjoy the occasional hang glider or parasail floating on the thermals...

                      • The Retreat's signature leaning tree

                        The Retreat's signature leaning tree

                      • 180 degree unobstructed ocean front

                        180 degree unobstructed ocean front

                      VRBO #481573

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                      This listing was first published here in 2013.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, November 18, 2014

                      $2,800 - $3,570 per week (USD)
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                      2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 11/17/14
                      Minimum stay: 7 nights
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