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1 Block from the Beach!

(17 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

2 Bedrooms apartments + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6), Pool, steps 2

Come delight in the hallmark of Central Coast Living! Seashell Beach Rentals is located one block from Carpinteria State Beach. Recognized as one of the safest and cleanest beaches in Southern California. Carpinteria has also been named one of the top 10 best swimming beaches in America.

The unit is a lovely two bedroom apartment that can sleep up to six. Located in a resort style 19 unit complex with central courtyard patio, & barbecue, heated pool (in the summer) and is centrally located near Carpinteria’s quaint downtown and pristine beaches. The complex is surrounded by gorgeous mountain views, open space and flat walks to the beach.
You can walk everywhere in Carpinteria, seconds to the beach, parks, restaurants, markets, shopping, Amtrak. Peaceful haven for relaxing and sports! Our rental is family friendly!

Our 2 bedroom apartments are artistically and individually decorated with your comfort in mind. Your furnished rental includes the comforts of good design, with a queen bed, 2 twin beds, queen sleeper sofa, dining table with 5-6 chairs, and all comforts of home! The kitchen is equipped with dinnerware, refrigerator/freezer, oven/stovetop, microwave, coffeemaker, and toaster oven so you have everything you need for meal preparation. Your rental includes, cable TV, a DVD player & free WiFi.
Enjoy lounging or swimming in our heated (summer) pool or perhaps enjoy a meal in the courtyard patio with barbecue! Wonderful restaurants nearby too!
You won't want to miss Carpinteria's spectacular sunsets!

The SeaShell apartments is the perfect place for your “home away from home” to enjoy the summer with the entire family. The local beaches are kid friendly beaches and include a manned lifeguard station during the summer, safe ocean currents, and beach bathrooms.
We are located 5 minutes walking distance from the heart of Carpinteria (Linden Avenue) which offers a variety of charming shops, coffee houses, wonderful restaurants, grocery markets, and occasionally a small town theater. While surrounded by the beauty of the ocean, lush parks, protected wetlands and the majestic Santa Ynez Mountains, Seashell Beach Rentals is only a 11 mile drive to Downtown Santa Barbara.

Seashell Beach Rentals is family owned and operated. We try to provide you with the comforts of home so you can go out and have fun!


Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/15/2017

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 1

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Located 1/2 block from Carpinteria State Beach, which has been recognized as one of the safest and cleanest beaches in California and one of top 20 best swimming beaches in America! The building is very quiet with no highway traffic noise! Great for family reunions and a wonderful opportunity for photographers, artists, writers, anyone wanting to explore nature and looking for tranquility. Perfect for those in the fast lane who are looking to unwind, relax and recharge! Pool is heated in summer....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Resort:

    Courtyard property with heated pool, large dining patio with Barbecue, flowers & gardens...moreless

  • Village:

    Walk to fine restaurants & family restaurants. tiny walk to beach, & sports activities, huge park, walk to Amtrac train ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    table plus 5 to 6 chiars (plus extra folding ones in closet)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    Coin operated laundry machine on site....moreless

  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Pillows, blankets and kitchen towels provided. Bed linens (bed sheets, pillow cases and bath towels have $35. laundry fee.). ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Furnished with convertible Queen sleeper sofa....moreless

  • Parking:

    1 parking space available...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

    Included with Linens (see 'Linens' Beach towels not included. Please bring yours!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Coin operated laundry machine on site....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


from 17 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 4 - May 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,450 $2,400
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
3 night min stay
Early Summer
May 30 - Jul 14, 2017
5 night min stay
$259 $279
Fri, Sat
$1,695 $3,500
Prime Summer
Jul 15 - Aug 18, 2017
7 night min stay

$1,795 $5,000

Changeover Day: Saturday

Late Summerr
Aug 19 - Sep 9, 2017
3 night min stay
$269 $289
Fri, Sat
$1,695 $3,500
Sep 10 - Dec 23, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,450 $2,400
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning & Linens $135
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 12%

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/15/2017
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Driving Range
1.2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101

Car: Not Necessary

A short walk brings you to Carpinteria Salt Marsh Reserve and Nature Park, wetlands and a bird estuary that provides habitat for endangered animal and plant species. The Nature Park is perfect a living museum - great for children and nature lovers! The park has bridges and beautiful vistas, flat walk for all ages. Migrating birds from Alaska to Mexico land here. Pelicans, owls, starlings, doves, seagulls, abound. Also Kayak rentals, on beach, in summer. Swim to floating dock in summer.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1990

About the owner: Hi! I'm an Artist & painter who fell in love with the beauty of this area. I love the layout of the apartments. Everything is where it should be! Good architectural design! Fabulous indoor-outdoor property, with beauty all around!

Why the Owner Chose Carpinteria, CA, USA:
We love this location and property. It really is a little piece of paradise!

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Clean air and nature all around you! A small friendly town, where you can walk to everything! Lots of big blue sky and quiet. At night you see the stars sparkle. Beautiful sunsets too. A walk back in time to a place that feels removed from pollution, noise, and traffic. An indoor- outdoor environment that feels so good!

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/15/2017

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  • Private Patio

    Private Patio

  • Nearby walk within 5 minutes from Seashell!

    Nearby walk within 5 minutes from Seashell!

  • Entrance


  • Beautiful landscaping

    Beautiful landscaping

  • Picnic tables in lovely garden area by the pool

    Picnic tables in lovely garden area by the pool

  • Salt Marsh at Sunset - 5 minute walk

    Salt Marsh at Sunset - 5 minute walk

  • Right at this amazing beach!!

    Right at this amazing beach!!

VRBO #116354

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Thursday, May 25, 2017

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