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Santa Barbara Rare Beach Penthouse - 2 Blks to Beach & Town - Large Terrace

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A winning combination of Quality, ocation and Price!

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Last updated: 07/23/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This ONE OF A KIND retreat is perfect for those with discriminating taste and a desire for high quality. And it's a great romantic getaway. A winning combination of location, quality and price! Why stay in a hotel/motel, or the suburbs that look like any other?

There are over 100 1BR/1BA vacation rentals in the 'Santa Barbara Area' and of these, 77 are supposed to be in 'Santa Barbara'. So how do you chose - location, location, location! And then compare our quality and price.

We are not in Carpentaria, Goleta, Summerland or Montecito. We are also not in the suburbs of Santa Barbara such as San Roque, Mission Canyon, Los Positas etc.

We are in the coveted Historic West Beach area, steps from the beach, Las Banos Public Pool, Stearns Wharf, Harbor, world-class dining, and downtown shops, including our own local farmers market. We are not next to the railroad tracks, highway or on a commercial thoroughfare.

Leave your car and associated traffic/parking worries behind. We even offer RARE off street reserved parking.

The Beach Penthouse resides in a historical turn of the century building and retains the charm of the day’s bygone. It has been lovingly restored to reflect Santa Barbara's style including hand cast plaster, 10 feet vaulted ceilings and Waterford fireplace giving it both a romantic and European feeling.

The large and private terrace has mountain views, along with dining table and chairs, chaise lounges and stainless steel BBQ to enjoy the local favorites.

The fully equipped kitchen was designed with high quality construction, including granite countertops, limestone flooring and custom cabinets from our own local cabinet makers and are complimented with high end appliances: Sub-Zero refrigerator, Espresso Machine, stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave and washer and dryer.

The living room has mountain and City sky line views along with queen size pull out couch, 42” TV, DVD, CD and stereo.

The bedroom offers a queen bed and across the hall is the accompanying full bathroom that offers a romantic limestone shower with dual head shower, limestone floors, granite counter tops and custom Santa Barbara style cabinets.

When you book with us, you are booking with the owners, which means you are not dealing with a management company, or a 3rd party call center, or a computerized mobile application. Often times the 3rd party does not live in town or even know the property. We know our properties intimately, as we both own and manage them, and have a 15 year track record. Our thirteen five star reviews speak for themselves, including our cleanliness.

Upon booking, directions are emailed along with our contact information, Restaurant Recommendations, Winery and Activities Recommendations and Welcome Notes providing detailed information about the Penthouse are also provided. In this way, you can drive right to the Penthouse, which has a lock box where you’ll use your unique code to enter. There is no need to set up an appointment. Inside, you'll enjoy premium amenities: shampoo, soaps, paper & cleaning products and 5 star quality towels, linens and cleaniness.

And we offer complimentary champagne upon your arrival.

We welcome a comparison to the 100+ vacation rentals and Hotels as we are unmatched in location, quality and price!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 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

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen size pull out couch in the living room...moreless

  • Queen size bed in the bedroom with queen size pull out couch in the living room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    Walk in shower with dual shower heads in Jerusalem tile...moreless

  • Jerusalem tile throughout, custom cabinets and granite countertop

Other Amenities

  • Private reserved parking, large private deck with City Skyline and mountain views, chaise lounges, table and chairs and gas grill. Best location in town - the Historic West Beach Area - in a Historical building....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
  • Horseshoes
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Beach:

    2 blocks to West beach and Public Pool. 2 more blocks to Stearns Wharf & State Street. In the opposite direction, within two blocks, is the Harbor and Marina. BEST LOCATION IN SANTA BARBARA....moreless

  • Beachfront:

    2 blocks to West beach and Public Pool. 2 more blocks to Stearns Wharf & State Street. In the opposite direction, within two blocks, is the Harbor and Marina. BEST LOCATION IN SANTA BARBARA....moreless

  • Downtown:

    Walking distance to all with private reserved parking....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    2 blocks to West beach and Public Pool. 2 more blocks to Stearns Wharf & State Street. In the opposite direction, within two blocks, is the Harbor and Marina. BEST LOCATION IN SANTA BARBARA....moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    2 blocks to the beac2 blocks to West beach and Public Pool. 2 more blocks to Stearns Wharf & State Street. In the opposite direction, within two blocks, is the Harbor and Marina. BEST LOCATION IN S...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    2 blocks to West beach and Public Pool. 2 more blocks to Stearns Wharf & State Street. In the opposite direction, within two blocks, is the Harbor and Marina. BEST LOCATION IN SANTA BARBARA....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 3 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Washer and dryer are located in the Beach Penthouse...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Waterford gas fireplace...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Santa Barbara Athletic Club is a 5 minute walk and they offer temporary memberships. Call them to inquire for a deal....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Waterford gas fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Complimentary Wireless Broadband Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Private reserved on site parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided:

    Beach Towels also provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer are located in the Beach Penthouse...moreless

  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Local and long distance calls are available via Skype....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee maker and grinder in addition to an Expresso Machine...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    With gas grill, 2 chaise lounges and table and chairs for 4...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill is on the private terrace...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    The Las Banos Public Pool is a 2 block walk away on the beach and offers an Olympic size and kiddy pool...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 17 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2016 Summer Season & HOLIDAYS
Jun 14 - Sep 10, 2016
5 night min stay
$259
$1,295
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$195
$1,195

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning Fee $99
  • TBID Tax Per Day $2
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Higher rates apply for Holidays and Graduation weeks.

Inquire for monthly rates which depend on length of stay & 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.

NEVER pay by instant money transfer service (Western Union & Money Gram) or wire to FOREIGN ACCT

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 is applied.

Cancellation policy - the amount of deposit received is subject to loss, excluding the damage security deposit, unless re-rented for that time period.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

15 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport

Car: Not Necessary

Check in time is 4 PM.

Check out time is 11 AM.

There are 900+ vacation rentals in the 'Santa Barbara Area'. Vacation rentals pricing follow the same trend as real estate pricing - location, location. The farther out you go out of Santa Barbara, the less expensive the real estate and the better the vacation rental pricing.

We are located in the best area of Santa Barbara - the Historic West Beach Area - 2 blocks to the Beach and downtown Santa Barbara, yet not on a commercial thoroughfare, not next to the railroad tracks or not adjacent a highway. And we offer private reserved parking.

In addition to location, look at our property and compare amenities and pricing. We are unmatched.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We own and manage our own properties which is different than most of the vacation rental properties that are managed. With our hands on approach we provide attention to both the property and to our guests for which we rely upon our overwhelming majority of repeat return business.

Why the Owner Chose West Beach, Santa Barbara, CA, USA:
There are so many Santa Barbara properties available for rent. The number one difference between all of them are location, location, location. The closer to the beach and the closer to Santa Barbara the more expensive the real estate. We are 2 blocks to the beach and downtown, not on a commercial thorough fare, not next to the highway or railroad track and not a bus ride or car ride away from downtown. We combine our location with the best pricing and the best amenities. Finally, we are immaculately clean.


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Photos

  • A winning combination of Quality, ocation and Price!

    A winning combination of Quality, ocation and Price!

  • Luxury - Romantic accomodations to reitire after a day at the beach

    Luxury - Romantic accomodations to reitire after a day at the beach

  • Enjoy a fully equipped Kitchen with Starbucks Expresso Machine

    Enjoy a fully equipped Kitchen with Starbucks Expresso Machine

  • Historic - West Beach Area - 2 blocks to beach and town - Rare reserved parking

    Historic - West Beach Area - 2 blocks to beach and town - Rare reserved parking

  • Rose covered pergola in encased front yard that is seen from Penthouse

    Rose covered pergola in encased front yard that is seen from Penthouse

  • Enjoy the Santa Barbara's beach and downtown from sunrise to sunset

    Enjoy the Santa Barbara's beach and downtown from sunrise to sunset

  • Enjoy our local Santa Barbara farmers market and grill local favorites

    Enjoy our local Santa Barbara farmers market and grill local favorites

  • Rare walking distance to downtown shops & restaurants - bus or hike not required

    Rare walking distance to downtown shops & restaurants - bus or hike not required

  • Walk to famed Stearns Wharf

    Walk to famed Stearns Wharf

  • Kids park adjacent to Stearns Wharf

    Kids park adjacent to Stearns Wharf

  • Walk to the Wharf and main street downtown - the only way to enjoy Santa Barbara

    Walk to the Wharf and main street downtown - the only way to enjoy Santa Barbara

  • Enjoy an evening of warmth with our Waterfront Fireplace

    Enjoy an evening of warmth with our Waterfront Fireplace

  • Santa Barbara Ambiance and the smell of the Ocean

    Santa Barbara Ambiance and the smell of the Ocean

  • Bright, clean, cheery and romantic. Complimentary wireless broadband internet.

    Bright, clean, cheery and romantic. Complimentary wireless broadband internet.

  • Large private terrace with a great view of the Santa Barbara mountain sky line

    Large private terrace with a great view of the Santa Barbara mountain sky line

  • Historic Ambiance - a great alternative to the suburbs & hotels

    Historic Ambiance - a great alternative to the suburbs & hotels

  • The most desirable location in Santa Barbara -Historic West Beach

    The most desirable location in Santa Barbara -Historic West Beach

  • There are so many to choose from but let the BEACH location decide for you

    There are so many to choose from but let the BEACH location decide for you

  • See our favorable independed Reviews to help you decide!

    See our favorable independed Reviews to help you decide!

  • Walk to the harbor for a sunset cruise or to pick up fresh caught local fish

    Walk to the harbor for a sunset cruise or to pick up fresh caught local fish

  • Famed West Beach

    Famed West Beach

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This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Tuesday, July 26, 2016

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