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Style and Charm Montecito Estancia

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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

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!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

    30...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

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

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Easy access...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

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

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

Other Amenities

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

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Reefs
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Full equipped kitchen ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    2 door refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

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

  • Gazebo:

    Under the wisteria....moreless

  • Golf:

    We provide clubs....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

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

  • Outdoor Grill:

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

  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis:

    Located right behind the property....moreless

  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub:

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

  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2015
2 night min stay
$499 $549
Fri, Sat
$3,250 $12,500
Thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
$499
Holiday Season
Dec 17 - Jan 4, 2016
2 night min stay
$499
$3,250
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$399 $439
Fri, Sat
$2,590 $9,490
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $250
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Rates shown are when paying by check or money order, credit card payments incur 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 needs, we'll try to accommodate you as much as possible. New tax (SBSCTBID) effective 1/1/15 included on tax rate at 0.50%.


Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/25/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Lucky's
2 Metres
Nearest Golf
The Country Club
4 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Barbara
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
101
100 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Via Vai Trattoria
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Miramar Beach

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, german, spanish

 

Photos

  • Estancia Front View

    Estancia Front View

  • Front Yard

    Front Yard

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Kitchen

    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

    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

    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

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, german, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 04/25/2015
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Montecito #89120

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