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New Lower Rate on a Santa Barbara Beauty!

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Roomy house with private pool, tranquil paradise close to downtown Santa Barbar

Welcome to Casa Foresta, a unique Santa Barbara experience tucked away in the heart of the stunning Mission Canyon area, yet minutes away from all that Santa Barbara has to offer!

***We are offering a reduced rate of $300 to $325 per night from now through December!***

Newly renovated, eco-friendly, and bursting with nature at every turn, this two-bedroom, two- bath home has everything you need for a romantic getaway, extended stay, or creating family memories. Located on a private drive off of Mission Canyon, Casa Foresta backs up to Rocky Nook Park, a local favorite for peaceful walks surrounded by California Oaks and nature galore. A 10-minute walk will bring you to the historic Old Santa Barbara Mission. Pack a picnic lunch and walk across the street to the public rose garden, where you'll find people taking in over dozens of rose varieties, lounging, or tossing a frisbee. Another 15 minute walk and you're at Alice Keck park, a favorite spot for turtle watching and strolling through the gardens. Across the street is Kids World, a dream come true playground for the young ones. Downtown Santa Barbara, with iconic State Street, is minutes away, with more restaurant choices and shopping than you can imagine! Step out into the Funk Zone, SB's trendy wine, beer, and restaurant zone, or take the house umbrella and chairs to the beach for the afternoon! The Botanical Gardens and well-traveled Inspiration Point hiking trail are also a stones-throw away.

If you'd rather stay close to home, enjoy the privacy of three patios of your choice, read under the shade of the surrounding oaks, happy hour poolside on the sun drenched patio, cozy up to the warm fire from the chimenea, barbecue, swim, and above all, relax. The native landscaping attracts hummingbirds and butterflies. Huge natural boulders dot the property; there are new discoveries at every turn!

Once inside, you'll feel right at home. The newly-remodeled kitchen with its many amenities is a chef's delight, and is part of a great room with an entertainment system, vaulted ceilings, and a big bright skylight ceiling. There are two roomy bedrooms one with a full-sized bed one off the living room with an entrance to one of the patios and one with queen-sized bed up the cool spiral staircase.

We invite you to nestle and cozy into Casa Foresta, for your memorable Santa Barbara vacation!

More Details

Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2018


Upper Riviera House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Although Casa Foresta is very private, we ask that you honor a reasonable and respectable noise level.
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Full bath is on the downstairs level of the home.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Half bath is off of the upstairs bedroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Beautiful forest-like view outside the bedroom window.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bedrooms are nice and roomy. They are both on different levels, so good privacy in both.
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.882353 based on 34 reviews
Half Moon Bay, CA

Wonderful, private, and peaceful setting. Lots of trees and birds. Serene.

  • 5 of 5

The property is a great value for the money. Well stocked with thoughtful consideration of everything you might need. Kitchen and living area are great. Location is convenient. Close to hiking, the Mission, and lots of museums. We walked to State Street and the beach which is doable if you like that mode of transportation. Nice and warm since it is far enough away from the coast and sheltered from the wind. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments! We're glad you enjoyed the nature and serenity surrounding Casa Foresta on your vacation.
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Superb accommodation in an idyllic location

  • 5 of 5

This is a super place for a family with older children (due to the depth of the pool and steps). The house is comfortable and well equipped. It was very easy to relax by the pool whilst bird watching - even better if someone is cooking up something tasty on the barbecue! The location was incredibly peaceful with only a short drive to the downtown area. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pool Oasis

  • 4 of 5

The overall experience was pleasant. Excellent location and very peaceful. Close to area attractions. The house was well equipped with kitchen items and we took advantage of that fact by cooking at home several nights. We also used the BBQ which was very clean. We had plenty of towels. Beach towels and equipment were provided for a trip to the beach. The pool area was our favorite spot -- an oasis. The pool is getting a little wear and tear but otherwise very pleasant. We enjoyed the treehouse views from the upstairs bedroom; however, the bed was somewhat uncomfortable for two adults due to the fact that it dipped in the middle and was noisy whenever we moved. The downstairs bed was comfortable but a little small for two adults. Although the skylight in the main living room area made it seem bright and airy, it was very bright for sleeping. The air mattress provided was great. The wifi was spotty with our cell phones but seemed to work well for the laptop in the dining area. Would recommend staying here and would personally stay again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Rosa

Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My college friends from UCSB and I met up for Fiesta and stayed here last weekend. The place was awesome! Just far enough away from main roads to have some privacy but an easy lyft/uber downtown. The house was clean, nicely decorated, and well stocked with extra linens and paper goods. The only complaint is the wifi didn't work for us in the house. We could pick it up outside the front door, but that was the only location. Probably just needed to be reset, but we weren't concerned enough to call about it. Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect place!

  • 5 of 5

We loved dining outside and watching the birds at the feeder every morning. The pool was refreshing and relaxing in the afternoon. Casa Foresta was the perfect place for our family vacation. I hope we are able to return soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unique home in beautiful Santa Barbara

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was amazing! Not only was the home absolutely gorgeous, it backed up to Rocky Nook Park which was quaint and felt as if we were deep in the hills of Santa Barbara. Jason, the owner was very helpful and resourceful for our trip. There was a power outage in the neighborhood and he contacted me immediately to assist and bring more flashlights by.

We will definitely be coming back to stay!!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casa Foresta is located in the Mission Canyon area of Santa Barbara, a five minute drive from the downtown area and a few blocks away from the Santa Barbara Mission.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Cleaning fee $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.