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Style and Charm Montecito Estancia

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Last updated: 09/06/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Montecito house description

Location: Montecito, California, USA; Santa Barbara area on the Central Coast of California. (Less than 5 miles to Santa Barbara)
Accommodations: House with 3 Bedrooms and convertible bed(s), 2 Bathrooms. Sleeps 6.
Style: Spanish Style Estancia
Style and charm are in this Old World, 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom Spanish style home, located on a private lane in the heart and soul of upscale Montecito. The house offers a dining room overlooking the mountains, a courtyard with an artistic hand-made water fountain, charming and warm living room which boasts a fireplace. The master suite is adjacent to a tile-made outdoor Jacuzzi, and the master bathroom offers a Jacuzzi style tub with extensive green views.
There is a full kitchen which was recently remodeled with tile counter tops, and hardwood floors that feature over 12 authentic, hand-made oriental rugs throughout the house. Large outside patio with teak table seats six on very comfortable sofa chairs to enjoy your meals peacefully listening to the chirps of countless birds, overlooking treetops and mountains. This location is considered a bird sanctuary – if you love birds, you can also visit the nearby Santa Barbara Bird Sanctuary.
One of a kind art pieces from around the world have been collected over the years and enhance the unique theme of a typical Argentinian estancia. This beautiful Spanish, gated property was built in 1927 and features stunning, elegant iron-worked front gates (now remote operated) made by renowned international artists Flavio Biscotti. They blend harmoniously into the 10 foot high hedgerows surrounding the property, making this home very special and ideal for families and others seeking privacy.
The landscape of the entire property was originally designed and made in 1978 by top Santa Barbara landscape architect Sidney Baumgartner. It has been completely reconstructed following all of the original plans, allowing you to enjoy the enthralling beauty of the stunning Old World garden design, surrounded by fruit trees and flowers of various kinds all year round. The back of this fine property is connected through a private door to the most beautiful, “picture-perfect” small park in Montecito. This allows tenants to have direct access to an idyllic and secluded wonder, full of creeks, old-growth, and a tennis court and playground. Immerse yourself in the grand past of Montecito as you stroll the plant-filled paths of this park!
This unique home is located in a premier location, just 1 block from a prestigious upper village containing restaurants, coffee shops, high end boutiques, gift shops, bookstores and more. Enjoy strolling through Coast Village, less than a five minute walk from the home down a gorgeous, quiet, tree-filled private lane. For those wishing to cultivate spiritual growth, the famous retreat Casa de Maria is located about 1 ½ miles from the Estancia. Next, soak in the famous beauty of the Central Coast; just 1 mile away is Miramar Beach, 1 ½ miles away is the historic 5 Star Biltmore Hotel on Butterfly Beach, and the Estancia is a mere 1 mile from the prestigious San Ysidro Ranch, where President J. F. Kennedy and first-lady Jackie Kennedy honeymooned in the 1950’s. Just 4 miles north, dive into the heart of Santa Barbara and visit any of the numerous shops, museums, or theaters.
We are located on VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), our listing is #89120.

For 6+ years, we have been proud to offer:
• The best location in Montecito
• Luxury Amenities including Wireless Internet
• Impeccable Housekeeping
• Fair Cancellation Policy
• Professional owners, on call 24/7
• Our services - Owner Managed & Operated!

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Children Welcome:

                Great property for kids with access to a beautiful park with playground, creeks and lots of trees....moreless

              • Wheelchair Accessible:

                Easy access...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


              • Non Smoking Only
              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower, jetted tub


              • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower


              Kitchen & Dining

              • Coffee Maker
              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Seating for 6 people


              • Babysitter
              • Towels Provided
              • Parking
              • Heating
              • Fireplace
              • Linens Provided
              • Wood Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Washing Machine
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Gas Fireplace

              Other Amenities

                  • Lots of birds for bird watchers lovers. The Estancia has a table tennis....moreless


                  • Television
                  • Books
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Music Library
                  • Ping Pong Table
                  • DVD Player
                  • CD Player
                  • Video Library


                  • Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                  • Hot Tub:

                    large private tile Jacuzzi 9' by 7'...moreless

                  • Jetted Tub
                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Communal Pool

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Recently builded unique hand made Argentinian style brick, mud and metal BBQ. Works with fire logs or charcoal....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Beautiful patio with mountain view and super confortable sofa chairs right next to a hand made fireplace....moreless

                  • Tennis:

                    Located right behind the property....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Not one but three lawns to relax....moreless


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

                  Location & View

                  • Village
                  • Mountain View


                  • Cinemas
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Hospital
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Parasailing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Golf
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Hiking
                  • Fishing
                  • Medical Services
                  • Cycling
                  • Tennis
                  • Swimming
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Paragliding
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Sailing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Pond
                  • Playground
                  • Marina
                  • Library
                  • Forests
                  • Churches
                  • Caves
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Bay/Sound
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Zoo
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Water Parks
                  • Reefs
                  • Ruins
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Boating
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Shopping
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Walking
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Antiquing
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Shelling
                  • Surfing


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 37 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Low Season
                  Sep 1 - May 31, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $2,659 $9,990
                  Mid Season
                  Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $2,990 $11,750
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $2,659 $9,990
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees and Rental Conditions:

                  • Pet Fee $68 + tax
                  • Property Damage Protection $49
                  • Cleaning Fee $250 + tax
                  • Tax Rate 10%


                  Rates shown are when paying by check or money order, if you pay by credit card you incur on a 3% cash discount loss. If you wish to pay by check please let us know and we'll email you an agreement that you need to sign and mail back to us.

                  Please contact us if you have special circumstances or needs, we are here to try to accommodate you as much as possible.

                  Claudio Pollero

                  Montecito Estancia

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                  100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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                  Last updated: 09/06/2014
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                  10 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Santa Barbara Airport
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Santa Barbara
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Miramar Beach
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  2 Metres
                  Nearest Golf
                  The Country Club
                  100 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Via Vai Trattoria

                  Car: Recommended

                  The back of this fine property is connected through a private door, to one of the most beautiful, picture perfect, small park in Montecito, which allows tenants to have a direct access to this idyllic and secluded park, full of creeks & old grows, a tennis court and playground.

                  The home is just 1 mile from Miramar beach, and 1 1/2 mile from historic 5 Star Biltmore Hotel on Butterfly Beach, and 1 mile from prestigious San Ysidro Ranch, where JFK and Jackie honeymooned in the 50's. The lower village, at 1mile, offers more world class of everything. The city of Santa Barbara is located 4 miles north.

                  This beautiful Spanish gated property, built in 1927, is very special and is ideal for families. Stunning and elegant, ironwork, remote operated front gates, hand made by international artist Flavio Bisciotti, blend harmoniously with the 10 feet high hedge grows.

                  Other Activities: Boating, Kayaking, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Racquetball, Miniature golf


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1998

                  About the owner: In 1998 we purchased this unique and gorgeous Spanish house in Montecito, built in 1927. After extensive restoring and improvements but respecting the original concept and charm, and at the same time adding a touch of Estancia from Argentina, my wife Sabine and I feel that we created a very warm feeling home, for people to enjoy as their own while vacationing. Claudio and Sabine Pollero

                  Why the Owner Chose Montecito:
                  We decided to purchase this property for many reasons, I'll name three that comes to mind first, we loved the Spanish style of the house, that is characteristic with Montecito, the quiet private lane the house is located at walking distance from the beautiful upper village and the private access to the most idyllic park in Montecito.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  Peace of mind and tranquility.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english



                  • Estancia Front View

                    Estancia Front View

                  • Front Yard

                    Front Yard

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Kitchen


                  • Master Bedroom

                    Master Bedroom

                  • Guest Bedroom I

                    Guest Bedroom I

                  • Guest Room two with Trundle Sleep Two

                    Guest Room two with Trundle Sleep Two

                  • Patio Mountain View

                    Patio Mountain View

                  • Adobe Fireplace

                    Adobe Fireplace

                  • Old World Landscape View From Back Porch

                    Old World Landscape View From Back Porch

                  • Driveway


                  • Park directly behind The Estancia.

                    Park directly behind The Estancia.

                  • Living Room

                    Living Room

                  • Dining Room

                    Dining Room

                  • Small Office Room Next to Kitchen

                    Small Office Room Next to Kitchen

                  • Master Bathroom

                    Master Bathroom

                  • Guest Bedroom I

                    Guest Bedroom I

                  • Patio


                  • BBQ Adobe Argentinian Style

                    BBQ Adobe Argentinian Style

                  • Tile Jacuzzi

                    Tile Jacuzzi

                  • Back Yard

                    Back Yard

                  • Estancia Gated

                    Estancia Gated

                  • Miramar Beach 1 Mile

                    Miramar Beach 1 Mile

                  VRBO #89120

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                  This listing was first published here in 2006.

                  Date last modified - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

                  $399 - $459 per night (USD)

                  3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 09/06/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Style and Charm Montecito Estancia

                  Montecito #89120

                  3 BR  2 BA  Sleeps 6

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