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Right at the Beach! Family Friendly, with Pool, & Central Patio. Walk to Town

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Last updated: 02/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Condo
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

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

PLEASE email us even if calendar says full. Calendar is not always accurate.
Well designed & comfortable, 2 bedroom apartment, sleeping up to 6, located in Resort style 19 unit complex with central courtyard patio & barbecue, heated pool (summer), 1/2 block to Carpinteria's beautiful beaches, 3 fabulous parks, walk everywhere!!! Some gorgeous mountain views, open space, lots of sky!~ flat walks to the beach, environmentally superior site, joyful, happy, family friendly or romantic vacation!
Seashell is the a good value for families looking for a "home away from home", plus: Quiet at night!
Plus: BEST BEACH FOR KIDS! Romantic couple walks too! Gentle waves & manned lifeguard stations in summer. Short walk to water!!!Bathroom on beach too! Nearby= Rincon beach for surfing.

Come experience one of California's best kept secrets! Seashell Beach Rentals is located half a block from Carpinteria City Beach. Recognized as one of the safest and cleanest beaches in Southern California, Carpinteria has also been named one of top 10 best swimming beaches in America.
You can walk everywhere in Carpinteria, seconds to the beach, parks, to restaurants, markets, shopping, Amtrac. Peaceful Haven for relaxing and sports! Our rental is family friendly!~

Our 2 bedroom apartments are artistically & individually decorated and comfortably appointed with care. It sleeps up to 6 guests. Kitchen is equipped with dinnerware, refrigerator/freezers, oven/stovetop, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster ovens and everything you would need for meal preparation. You can choose a balcony or patio. Your rental includes, cable TV, and DVD, & 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!

Seashell Beach Rentals is just moments on foot away 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. 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!
We try to provide you with the comforts of home so you can go out and have fun!

* Please note we have 6 of the same floor plan/layout/size units available all with different furnishings but similar in style and quality. Some units are upstairs with balcony and some are down stairs with patio. Photos are representative of what a typical rental unit with look like. Unit substitutions possible.
Property address is 180 Holly Ave, Carpinteria, Ca. 93013

Keywords: Apartments just like local Condo, Beach,
Resort Style, Central Courtyard, with Large Patio and Pool, lovely landscaping. Most units have a private patio or balcony.
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 02/21/2017

Property Type

  • Condo

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

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


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • 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


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    (3) Laundry room on premises....moreless

  • Covered Parking:

    Limited covered parking. Covered parking is only sometimes available. If you need covered parking, please request when booking, otherwise parking space available at time of rental will be assigned....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:

    Covertable Queen sleeper sofa, 2 side chairs, end tables, coffee table, lamps, TV, blinds & or Curtains...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided:

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

  • Washing Machine:

    (3) washers and 3 dryers. Laundry room on premises....moreless

  • Wireless Internet


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


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool


Write a review 4.7
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 4 - May 24, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,450 $2,400
Early Summer
May 25 - Jul 14, 2017
3 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


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning & Linens $135
  • 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: 02/21/2017
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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! 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 ll the apartments. Everything is where it should be! Good architectural design! Fabulous indoor-outdoor property, with beauty ll 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!

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Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 40%
Calendar last updated: 02/21/2017

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  • Queen bed

    Queen bed

  • 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!!

  • Relaxing picnic area

    Relaxing picnic area

  • Nearby walk within 5 minutes from Seashell!

    Nearby walk within 5 minutes from Seashell!

VRBO #116354

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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