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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We vacationed at this beach house last week and were thoroughly impressed with how wonderfully maintained it is. The owners have gone above and beyond standard hospitality, by stocking the home with everything that a renter might need. This allowed us to relax and enjoy the sand, surf, and incredible views! I agree with other reviews that the living area is small, but I believe the size was accurately depicted in the photos. It didn't bother us at all, because the fantastic deck space became our outdoor living and dining room. I actually felt that the upstairs bedrooms were very generously sized, even bigger than they appear in the photos. There was plenty of beach for our children to play during low tide and the waves were perfect for boogie-boarding. Even high tide was fun, as we sat out on the deck and watched the waves crash against the sea wall. We spotted dolphins, seals and pelicans from the deck. We would highly recommend this beach house and we are already looking at dates to return!"
Guest: kdonnisDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 6, 2015
"I spent a week in this lovely apartment and enjoyed every aspect of it (ok I did have a love/hate relationship with the enormous sofa but plenty of pillows are provided to help you get cozy). The apartment was immaculate. The kitchen not only has new appliances but a very nice quality cookware and I didn't look for any type of pan that I didn't find. With granite counter tops it was not only easy to keep tidy but was very attractive as well.
The bed ... OMGOSH the bed ... FAB-U-LOUS! You will get some great sleep on that bed. And although the closet is small, I think there would be plenty of room for clothes for two. Was nice to find a fan in there when I wanted to have the air moving at night.
And then there is the bathroom. It's enormous ... a huge jacuzzi tub, a beautiful shower with two heads, and two counter tops in case there are two of you getting ready for the day.
I too initially felt the the abundance of glass gave a little too much exposure but you are indeed only exposed to other residents and that turned out being kind of nice. A very quiet and safe neighborhood so I kept the windows open to the wonderful spring breezes the entire time I was there. And if you feel the need for extra privacy, every piece of glass has a blind to completely cover it. There was also a nice gas grill on the kitchen balcony and a bistro table and chairs. I seriously never felt I needed anything that I wasn't able to find in the apartment.
As other reviewers have stated, there are so many things to do and see within walking distance, but since I had a rental car, I found it wonderful to have an assigned parking space just feet from my front door. I only had to lug luggage up around 4 stairs so it was a very sweet deal. The next time I return to Santa Barbara, I will definitely request this apartment.
As a side note, I have only been back home four days and already received my security deposit back. Just don't think you can go wrong here unless you are there during a heat wave. No AC might be a problem then but it wasn't during my stay. Five stars all the way!!"
Guest: Cheri R.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: May 24, 2015
"I brought my two school age boys to sports camps being held at UC Santa Barbara. While they were at camp, I made the fidteen minute drive back to be able to work at Melanie's place! Quiet, comfortable, clean and like a home away from home!! And when I needed a change of scenery, State street and my favorite restaurants, boutiques and McConnell's ice cream were three minutes away!! Fantastic!! A very affordable option for a very often unaffordable coastal city!!"
Guest: Mimi T.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"My daughter and I spent several nights and had an amazing time! Really Liked: comfortable bed, the quaint neighborhood, garden, beach within walking distance, mall within walking distance, movies within walking distance, restaurants within walking distance, cleanliness, kitchen supplies, ease of access to freeway, the fact that bikes were included, wonderful beach bike path, within walking distance to the marina. The owner was 100% available and accommodating which is rare, quick refund of damage deposit. The one thing I didn't like was out of the owner control: concentrated construction in the area (which will improve). As stated, we had a great time and would highly recommend this rental. We will certainly be back. Thank you Sandy!"
Guest: Christa W.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 30, 2015