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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: 07/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property 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.

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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

  • Convertible bed(s)

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    ...moreless

  • Full bathroom with Jerusalem tile throughout along with separate jacuzzi tub and walk in shower with dual shower heads. Custom blue cabinets and granite counter top....moreless

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. Historic West Beach Location and Historic Building with Santa Barbara ambiance....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:

    Washer and Dryer are located in the Secret Getaway....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Waterford gas fireplace...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    The Santa Barbara Athletic Club is a 5 minute walk and offers temporary memberships. Please contact them directly to get your best rate....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:

    Washer and Dryer are located in the Secret Getaway....moreless

  • 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:

    Gas grill and bistro set on the deck....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The Las Banos Public Pool is 2 blocks walk at the beach and offers an olympic size and kiddy pool. It is not on site....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer High Season & Holidays
Jun 6 - Sep 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$275
$1,295
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$195
$1,050

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $99
  • TBID Tax Per Night $2
  • 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: 07/03/2015
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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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Date last modified - Friday, July 03, 2015

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Minimum stay: 3 nights
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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    1
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/03/2015
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Melanie and Todd

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