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Award-Winning Modernist Dream House with Gorgeous Backyard Oasis: Upper East Retreat

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  • Minimum stay:3-30 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Designed by Michelle Kaufmann, an award-winning green architect, and located on Santa Barbara’s Upper East Side, the Upper East Retreat is located in a safe and quiet residential neighborhood within walking distance of the historic Santa Barbara Mission and Rose Gardens. Explore State Street with a bike ride or leisurely stroll to the downtown area. Or bask in the sunshine in the beautiful backyard, where indoor space and outdoor living effortlessly merge into an idyllic backdrop for the ultimate Santa Barbara getaway.

With recent articles in Seasons Magazine and Better Homes and Gardens, this eco-friendly home has earned substantial praise from the press for its “green” construction and design. Multiple indoor and outdoor seating areas create a wonderful environment for families and friends to gather and enjoy each other’s company. Beautiful, brand new furnishings and original artwork accent the modern contemporary aesthetic of this spectacular Santa Barbara home.

Pets are welcomed at this home with appropriate screening and accompanying pre-authorization.

At InvitedHome, we aim to please. But because many Santa Barbara homes do have minimum stays, we may not be able to accommodate your preferred length of visit. However, current schedules and bookings change all the time. So please don't hesitate to reach out to a vacation consultant to discuss your desired dates today!

Why stay with InvitedHome?

InvitedHome set out to transform the vacation rental experience by combining the high standards and service of fine hotels with beautiful private homes in amazing destinations. And that’s just what we’ve done. With more than 80 location-based employees, 24/7 guests services and effortless online reservations, we manage 170+ handpicked homes in 9 must-do destinations across the country. Discover why more than 50,000 people create lasting memories with InvitedHome every year.

Need help planning your trip? Speak with one of our experienced vacation consultants who can help you find the best home to fit your group’s travel needs.

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Our homes help inspire greater vacation experiences – sparking moments and memories you can only make with your friends and family. We are firm believers that vacations are essential to the soul, so in order to provide you with the Best. Vacation. Ever., every detail, every idea, every process, and every home is managed by our carefully selected, locally situated InvitedHome staff.

Other property managers or private homeowners may not be available if you encounter an issue during your stay. But with InvitedHome, you can relax knowing help is just a phone call away, 24 hours a day. Visit InvitedHome.com to learn more.

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Member since: 2004

Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is: Within a few hours
Calendar last updated: 11/19/2016

Property Type

  • House
  • 3200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event

Nov 27 - Dec 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$600 $600
$3,780 $15,000

Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2017
7 night min stay

$6,048

Jan 3 - Mar 31, 2017
30 night min stay

$15,000

Apr 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay

$26,970

May 1 - May 31, 2017
30 night min stay

$15,000

Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2017
30 night min stay

$20,970

Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2017
30 night min stay

$15,000

Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency ($) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the manager / advertiser.


Fees and Taxes:

  • Tax Rate 12%
  • Cleaning $450

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Photos

  • There's dining for 8 and a Samsung 52-inch plasma television and DVD player in the great room.

    There's dining for 8 and a Samsung 52-inch plasma television and DVD player in the great room.

  • Roast marshmallows on the fire pit or soak in the redwood hot tub. The guesthouse is at the back, next to the old water tower.

    Roast marshmallows on the fire pit or soak in the redwood hot tub. The guesthouse is at the back, next to the old water tower.

  • Master bedroom #1 is on the lower level and has a king bed, walk-in closet, original art, ceiling fan, private bath, and garden views.

    Master bedroom #1 is on the lower level and has a king bed, walk-in closet, original art, ceiling fan, private bath, and garden views.

  • The private bathroom in master bedroom #1 has a tile walk-in shower, and double vanity.

    The private bathroom in master bedroom #1 has a tile walk-in shower, and double vanity.

  • On the second level, guest bedroom #2 has a queen bed, ceiling fan, and glass doors leading out to a private balcony.

    On the second level, guest bedroom #2 has a queen bed, ceiling fan, and glass doors leading out to a private balcony.

  • Guest bedroom #4 on the 2nd level has a queen bed, and private balcony overlooking the front garden.

    Guest bedroom #4 on the 2nd level has a queen bed, and private balcony overlooking the front garden.

  • The guesthouse has a desk, sofa sleeper and half bath.

    The guesthouse has a desk, sofa sleeper and half bath.

  • The outdoor firepit is the perfect spot to relax with the family on a cool night.

    The outdoor firepit is the perfect spot to relax with the family on a cool night.

  • A view of the award-winning landscape design in the backyard, professionally maintained for your enjoyment.

    A view of the award-winning landscape design in the backyard, professionally maintained for your enjoyment.

  • There's plenty of seating around the firepit for everyone!

    There's plenty of seating around the firepit for everyone!

  • This home cools passively by allowing air to flow completely through the space via retractable glass doors.

    This home cools passively by allowing air to flow completely through the space via retractable glass doors.

  • The sleek kitchen is well stocked with a Wolf 6-burner gas range, Jenn-Air refrigerator and dishwasher, and All Clad and Le Creuset pots/pans and baking dishes. Don't forget to grab some fresh herbs from the garden out front.

    The sleek kitchen is well stocked with a Wolf 6-burner gas range, Jenn-Air refrigerator and dishwasher, and All Clad and Le Creuset pots/pans and baking dishes. Don't forget to grab some fresh herbs from the garden out front.

  • It's easy to relax in master bedroom #1 with so many places to lounge, even outside in the backyard.

    It's easy to relax in master bedroom #1 with so many places to lounge, even outside in the backyard.

  • There's an additional office/bedroom option with sofa sleeper downstairs. It opens to the back patio and there's a bathroom nearby.

    There's an additional office/bedroom option with sofa sleeper downstairs. It opens to the back patio and there's a bathroom nearby.

  • Guest bedroom #3 on the 2nd level has a queen bed, desk, and closet.

    Guest bedroom #3 on the 2nd level has a queen bed, desk, and closet.

  • Take the path to the guesthouse/office, which is a great place to work when the need arises.

    Take the path to the guesthouse/office, which is a great place to work when the need arises.

  • This one-of-a-kind home is a showcase of modern and green design.

    This one-of-a-kind home is a showcase of modern and green design.

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016

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Award-winning modernist dream house with gorgeous backyard oasis: Upper East Retreat

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