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Location: Montecito, California, USA; Santa Barbara area on the Central Coast of California. (Less than 5 miles to downtown Santa Barbara)
Accommodations: House with 3 Bedrooms and convertible beds, 2 Bathrooms. Sleeps 6.
Style: Spanish Style Estancia
Style and charm abound in this Old World, 3-bedroom, 2- bathroom Spanish-style home, located on a private lane in the heart and soul of upscale Montecito. The house offers dining room mountain views, a courtyard with sculpted water fountain, and a charming living room with fireplace. The master suite is adjacent to a tiled outdoor Jacuzzi, and the master bathroom features a spa tub and secluded garden view.
The fully equipped kitchen has recently been remodeled with tile countertops. Hardwood floors throughout the house are accented with 12 authentic, hand-made oriental rugs. The large outside entertaining patio with Argentinian-style adobe fireplace and grill is perfect for al fresco gatherings. A round teak dining table seats six on cushioned chairs. Enjoy mountain and treetop views while you dine, accompanied by a chorus of birds.
One-of-a-kind art pieces collected from around the world enhance the ambience of the estancia. This beautiful gated property was built in 1927 and features stunning, elegant iron-worked front security gates made by renowned international artist Flavio Bisciotti. They blend harmoniously into the 10-foot high hedgerows surrounding the property, offering welcome seclusion for guests.
The landscape was originally designed in 1978 by top Santa Barbara landscape architect Sydney Baumgartner. It has been completely renovated according to the original plans, allowing you to enjoy the enthralling beauty of the stunning Old World garden design, surrounded by fruit trees and flowers 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. Guests have direct access to an idyllic and secluded wonder, full of creeks, old-growth trees, and a tennis court and playground. Immerse yourself in the grand past of Montecito as you stroll the lushly planted pathways.
This unique Spanish home is in a premier location, just one block from prestigious Upper Village, restaurants, coffee shops, high end boutiques, gift shops, bookstores and more are less than a five-minute walk from the Estancia, up a gorgeous, quiet, tree-filled private lane. This area is considered a bird sanctuary, just two and a half miles from the Andree Clark Bird Refuge featuring two hundred species of birds.
From the Estancia it is just one mile to Miramar Beach and 1.5 miles to the historic Coral Casino and Five Star Biltmore Hotel on Butterfly Beach. The Casa de Maria retreat center is 1.5 miles away. Nearby is the prestigious San Ysidro Ranch, where President JFK and Jackie honeymooned in the 1950’s. Its less than five miles to downtown Santa Barbara’s incomparable restaurants, shops, wineries, museums, and theaters.
For 9+ 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 • Owner Managed & Operated!
Thanksgiving Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015 4 night min stay
Holiday Season Dec 17 - Jan 4, 2016 2 night min stay
My Standard Rate 2 night min stay
$449 Fri, Sat
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$59
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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
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.