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Mediterranean House Situated on a Top of the Hill Overlooking Santa Barbara

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Last updated: 07/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Custom built home is a Mediterranean style mansion with beautiful views of the city,ocean and mountains. This property is ideal for get-a-way weekend,extended stay and provides a beautiful setting for weddings and events with a large backyard and terraces surrounding the home on the main and upper levels.

The master bedroom has a canopy bed, marble fireplace, private bathroom with a large custom made spa tub and a separate double size shower adjoining his and her sinks. There are three guest rooms, each with its own full bath and terrace. Elegantly furnished the interior is accented with four carved marble fireplaces and luxurious European crystal chandeliers.

The home feature a very large formal dining room.The spacious family room has a flat screen TV and a terrace. The beautiful round living room spans 28 feet in diameter.The kitchen has everything you need including two sinks, two dishwashers,a five burner cook top,a large built refrigerator,a large built in freezer and cozy breakfast nook. WiFi High Speed Internet and cable T.V.are included.

Conveniently located just minutes from downtown, shopping and the beach, in a quit, peaceful and conveniently situated neighborhood.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


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

    At least one guest 21 years or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking permitted on terraces....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Upon request dogs can be accepted. Fee and deposit for same apply....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower, bidet


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, bidet


  • 4 full private bathrooms; 1 half guest bathroom. Master Bath has an oversized Spa tub and a double shower with double marb;le sinks; all the other bedrooms have European bathtubs with shower combination and French fixtures....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Wine tasting close to Santa Barbara. walk to the beach at sunset, film festival in February. Good restaurants,10 minutes to golf course by car ....moreless


  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table


  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    5 minute drive; 15-20 minutes on foot...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful Mountain views from the backyard and back rooms of the home....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    From front rooms of the home and entry....moreless

  • Rural:

    Although close to the center of town, the setting is quite rural on top of a high hilltop with trees and shrubs overlooking the City of Santa Barbara and the ocean....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    can seat more than 16 upon request for additional chairs and tables. Very large room....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 16 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Four antique marble fireplaces with recirculating fans....moreless

  • Garage:

    ask owner...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Individual central system for each floor....moreless

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

    28 foot diameter round furnished in antiques. Views on garden....moreless

  • Parking:

    Unlimited street parking....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Two built-ins....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Has comfortable kitchen nook for 6 to 7 seated. Two dishwashers; two sinks---one connecting to the bar in the family room....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Very large....moreless

  • Oven:

    Large built-in....moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Terraces adjoin each bedroom. Very large round terrace over living room viewing the City of Santa Barbara; terraces off Very large Family room with bar, kitchen and dining room....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large rear garden-enclosed....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Inside master bathroom-7 foot across custom made reconstituted granite spa tub....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$6,000 $28,000

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$5,000 $10,000

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $50 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

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • cleaning fee $200
  • Pet Fee $100
  • Tax Rate 12%


Event rates are upon request. Rates vary by season & number of guests.

Property manager lives on the premises---separate from the rental premises.

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100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 07/04/2015
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
125 Miles
Nearest Ski
Big Bear Mountain
1 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

The house is situated in the hilltop overlooking beautiful Santa Barbara at 20 minutes walking distance from downtown and 20mn walking distance from the beach. 5 minutes by car to the grocery stores, hairdressers, massage, restaurants, health food store,bars, churches; 10 minutes drive to Santa Barbara City College. 10 Minutes drive to SB Zoo.

Perfect for weddings,receptions. Fees are different when there are receptions and weddings. Maintenance on site.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: We live between Europe and Santa Barbara. We have four children and 2 dogs. We love traveling, theater, opera, movies and reading. We love entertaining and the house is perfect for.

Why the Owner Chose The Mesa (Beach Area):
We built our own home in 1986, imported bathroom and fireplaces from France. We have wonderful memories in this house with children who grew up in it. what we love about it is the view and the setting.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is close to downtown and the beach. The house very beautiful entrance and comfortable family room and practical kitchen, beautiful view from our large master bedroom. All the rooms have views.

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Speaks: english, french, spanish



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Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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