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Beach Front View Home Steps Away from Four Seasons Hotel

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

The enticement of this exclusive Santa Barbara/ Montecito property is its glorious site high up above the ocean, with broad views over Butterfly Beach, across the water to the Channel Islands, and along the sweep of the coast as far as Summerland. Its location in a small, elite neighborhood near the Four Seasons Biltmore, the Ty Warner Estate, and the Music Academy of the West, with easy access to the beach, provides opportunities for delightful walks along the shoreline and the cliffs.

The gates property is entered through a large courtyard containing a two-car garage. The approach to the house is via wide pebbled stairs that appear to float above a reflecting pool lined with blue mosaic tiles, and bordered by plantings. a circular light in the middle of each stair guides one at night to the front door.

The house has an air of 1950's chic. Perched on a sloping corner lot of almost half an acre, it was ingeniously designed to take full advantage of the views. The entire site has been thoughtfully arranged for maximum privacy, even the height of the house precludes the need for window shades.

With a open plan for the living room, dining room and kitchen, the rest of the house is designed for privacy in bedrooms and baths. The master bedroom, spacious and airy, has an adjoining combined bathroom/dressing room, and two other bedrooms each have large dressing rooms and share a circular-shaped bathroom located between them.

The expansive and inviting living room, positioned at the corner nearest to the sea, is linked to a sunken dining area with a large black circular chimney hood descending from the ceiling and hanging above a circular raised fire pit- a magnificent focal point. Being entertained in this venue would be a memorable experience for guests.

The color copper is recurring theme inside and out. Copper squares are set into walls, there is an oval copper ceiling in one of the bathrooms, the base of the fireplace is made of tiny copper mosaic pieces, and horizontal copper bands run along the courtyard wall sheltering the outdoor patio near the kitchen as a distinctive entrance feature.

Montecito and the surrounding areas after museums, contemporary arts, hiking, biking, trails, horseback riding, sailing, golf and many beautiful walking areas.

It is close to The Music Academy of the West, Coast Village Rd, shopping and fine dining, and that Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club.

Keywords: House

Holidays are charged at higher rate. No 1 night stays allowed.

More Details

Bonnie or Chad Damron
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Montecito House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Queen Size Sofa Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) extra twin (1)available Optional portable play pin.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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Beach Front View Home Steps Away from Four Seasons Hotel
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 18 reviews

Amazing and Memorable

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend in this beatiful estate. The owner was so kind and helpful. We had a memorable family dinner overlooking the ocean with the fire going. It was spectacular. The home is comfortable and you feel like you are on vacation the moment you enter the property. The landscaping is beautiful and lush with a view of the pacific from every room! It was the perfect house for hosting our entire family and a party. Completely private and spacious! Amazing weekend! We will be back!!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you lovely response! We are glad you enjoyed your stay! Looking forward to having you back again.
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house with amazing views and all the amenities. Also walking distance to stores. Bonnie the property owner is the best! You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very kind review-I am so happy you are looking forward to coming back Happy Valentines ---BLD |||||||||||||||||||||||||||||
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Cool 50’s motif, super retro,

  • 4 of 5

Attentive property manager, big house, great view, lots of safe car free running, hiking, walking trails

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for coming-I enjoyed Talking with you- Bonnie
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30 years!

  • 5 of 5

Bonnie was so enjoyable to deal with and assist with the rental process. We were so pleasantly surprised with how quickly we were fully relaxed in the home and enjoying the views - whale watching with Margaritas from the deck - amazing! This property is all about the location and the view, not about the size of the TV screens or other tech comforts. It is such a great lay out for 2-3 couples. We will definitely be returning, but hopefully before our 35th reunion!

Thanks again Bonnie!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really appreciate your review, I enjoy meeting you and your friends, please come back.
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Best Possible Rental for a Reunion

  • 5 of 5

Our group consisted of eight childhood girlfriends who flew in from all over the country for a long weekend. There couldn't be a more special location. House is fun, yard is gorgeous. Would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice response. I enjoyed meeting you and your friends. It is so nice to see ladies that have enjoyed each other for such a long time. I look forward to all of you coming back. Bonnie Damron
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Beach Front View Home.

  • 4 of 5

The house was great gathering place for our group of nine elderly (late seventies and eighty year old) ladies. We have been getting together for forty-four years. This was one of my favorite venues. There were places to gather to eat, talk, play a game of dominoes read, or just gaze at the ocean The view was unsurpassed. We had one problem with the house. The bathrooms were not made for people with mobility issues. Most of us could not get into the sunken tub/shower in the master bath, which left only one shower for a lot of people.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy you and your friend enjoyed the house. I was never informed that any of your guest had special needs or handicaps. There is one sunken tub with a handicap bar. The second bathroom has a floor level shower bath combination. Surrounding the bath shower area is a 12 1/2 by 6 inch bench like wall that has two handicap bars as soon as you sit in the bath area. It was very lovely meeting all of you. Bonnie Damron
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Honor Bar
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Santa Barbara Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
101 Freeway
Nearest Beach
Butterfly Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Utility/Maintenance Fee $500
Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.0%

~ Holidays rates are variable please make inquiry. These include:
- New Years Eve & Day - Thanksgiving Holiday
- Easter Weekend - Christmas Holiday
~ Additional Fees WILL BE added for over 8 persons in rental.
~ Should you decide to pay through VRBO Payment system, we will deduct 2.5% from your Security Deposit.
~ You can pay by credit card, with an increase of 4%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund