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The Santa Barbara Secret Getaway - Two Blocks to Beach & Town

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Enjoy your King bed with glass doors to the veranda

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Last updated: 10/23/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

West Beach apartment description

The Secret to the Secret Getaway is its location, quality and price. Why stay in the nicest hotel suite in town, when you can have much more, for significantly less money?

We are located two blocks from the Beach, Stearns Wharf, Public Pool, Harbor, world-class dining, and downtown shops, including our own local Farmers market. Leave your car and parking worries behind. We even offer RARE off street reserved parking.

Within blocks are a European deli and market, bakery and sandwich shop, three wineries and a grocery store leaving little need to leave the neighborhood. In addition there are bike rentals, Segway rentals, peddle surrey rentals, a skate park, the Chase Palm Park with a merry-go-round and the site of a craft fair each Sunday that lines the beach boardwalk. The Santa Barbara Zoo and the Bird Sanctuary are an easy mile and half walk. If you are traveling to Santa Barbara by train the Secret Getaway is two blocks from the train station and there is a car rental agency two blocks away in case you want to explore the Santa Ynez Valley wine country. If you are tired of walking, all of these attractions can be reached by a local 25 cents-a-ride shuttle bus that runs up State Street and along the ocean front from the harbor to the zoo.

The Secret Getaway is new and resides in a historical turn of the century building that retains the charm of the day’s bygone. It has been lovingly restored to reflect the true authentic Santa Barbara style. The beautiful limestone floors, faux painting and ten feet ceilings all give it a romantic and European feeling.

The bright kitchen is fully equipped, including spices, with granite counter tops, all appliances and your own washer and dryer.

The bathroom is immaculate with custom stone work throughout, a built in Jacuzzi tub, separate large walk- in shower and Santa Barbara style cabinets with matching granite.

The living room has a Waterford fireplace, comfortable couch (queen sleeper), 42' HDTV which replaced the smaller one in the picture, DVD and stereo. Complimentary wireless internet access is also available for your convenience. The bedroom offers a king-size feather top bed with luxury linens.

The bedroom and kitchen each have eight foot glass doors that lead to the your own veranda where you can enjoy the California sun, complete with Bistro set, potted flowers and gas grill.

For your convenience we also offer private reserved parking and a washer and dryer in the Secret Getaway. Everything you need to complete your stay.

Also a helpful hint when comparing: We are not on a commercial thorough fare or next to the highway or railroad tracks. We are in a nice residential neighborhood.

Keywords: Beach Vacation Rental By Owner

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Convertible bed(s)

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              • King size bed with queen size pull out couch in the living room.

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • Full bath with separate jacuzzi tub and walk in dual head shower

              Other Amenities

                  • Kind size bed, High-Speed Wireless Access, CD and DVD Player, Cooking Utensils and All Paper and Cleaning Products provided, Private Veranda with Bistro Set, Jacuzzi Tub and Large Walk-in Shower, Hair Dryer, Iron and Iron Board...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Budget
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Spa
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Cinemas
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Whale Watching
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Beach
                  • Downtown

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    Waterford gas fireplace...moreless

                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    The Santa Barbara Athletic Club is a 5 minute walk and offers temporary memberships...moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    Complimentary wireless broadband interne...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking:

                    Private reserved parking...moreless

                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Beach towels also provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Local and long distance calling are available via Skype...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Coffee maker and grinder...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    Spices...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Terrace

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Communal Pool:

                        The Las Banos Public Pool is 2 blocks at the beach and offers an olympic size and kiddy pool...moreless

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

                          Reviews

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                          Rental basis: Per property
                          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                          Summer High Season
                          May 22 - Sep 12, 2015
                          7 night min stay

                          $1,295
                          My Standard Rate
                          3 night min stay
                          $195
                          $995

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Cleaning Fee $99
                          • Tax Rate 12%

                          Notes:

                          Higher rates apply for Holidays and Graduation weeks.

                          Inquire for monthly rates which depend on length of stay and season.

                          Maximum occupancy up to 4

                          50% of the rent, tax, cleaning fee & damage security deposit are required to confirm a reservation with the remaining 50% due 30 days before check-in.

                          Standard method of payment is checks and direct deposits at any Bank of America Branch.

                          Credit card payment via PayPal and bank wire transfers are also accepted but in these cases the 4% PayPal fee & $25/wire transfer fee are applied.

                          Cancellation policy - the amount of deposit received is subject to loss, excluding the damage security deposit, unless re-rented for that time period.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 10/23/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
                          23 Selected dates
                           

                          Location

                          15 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          Santa Barbara Airport

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          Check in time is 11 AM

                          Check out time is 4 PM

                           

                          Owner info


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Enjoy your King bed with glass doors to the veranda

                            Enjoy your King bed with glass doors to the veranda

                          • This TV has been replaced with a larger 42' Plasma TV.

                            This TV has been replaced with a larger 42' Plasma TV.

                          • Immaculately clean with an inviting Jacuzzi tub and dual shower heads for two

                            Immaculately clean with an inviting Jacuzzi tub and dual shower heads for two

                          • Winning combination of Location, quality and price - 2 blocks to beach & town

                            Winning combination of Location, quality and price - 2 blocks to beach & town

                          • The most desirable location in Santa Barbara - Historic West Beach

                            The most desirable location in Santa Barbara - Historic West Beach

                          • Location, Location - IN the City of Santa Barbara

                            Location, Location - IN the City of Santa Barbara

                          • Leave your car and parking worries behind - with RARE private parking

                            Leave your car and parking worries behind - with RARE private parking

                          • Walk to the famed Stearns Wharf

                            Walk to the famed Stearns Wharf

                          • 2 blocks over to State Street - the main street downtown

                            2 blocks over to State Street - the main street downtown

                          • Enjoy Santa Barbara from Sunrise to Sunset....

                            Enjoy Santa Barbara from Sunrise to Sunset....

                          • Open living room & fully equipped kitchen with granite and custom cabinets

                            Open living room & fully equipped kitchen with granite and custom cabinets

                          • Enjoy the California sun and grill the local favorites

                            Enjoy the California sun and grill the local favorites

                          • Rose pergola in encased front yard

                            Rose pergola in encased front yard

                          • Walk to the Beach and enjoy our restaraunts with your feet in the sand

                            Walk to the Beach and enjoy our restaraunts with your feet in the sand

                          • Walk to our local farmers market and enjoy the local treats

                            Walk to our local farmers market and enjoy the local treats

                          • Santa Barbara Beaches - see more animals than people

                            Santa Barbara Beaches - see more animals than people

                          • Kids park adjacent to Stearns Wharf - rent bikes and see the town

                            Kids park adjacent to Stearns Wharf - rent bikes and see the town

                          VRBO #91302

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                          This listing was first published here in 2006.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, October 23, 2014

                          $185 - $195 per night (USD)
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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 10/23/14
                          Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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                          Member since: 2002
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated 10/23/2014
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                          (805) 689-8994 Ask for Melanie (California, USA)

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