Veronica Springs Villa Luxurious Spanish/Mediterranean, Views, Near the Beach

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Veronica Springs Villa -
Enjoy the rustic elegance of this Mediterranean Villa set on the knoll of a hill atop the oak forest of the beautiful Las Positas Valley. The property is set on 1.3 acres, beautifully landscaped around the Villa and surrounded by oak trees with views of the City and the Channel Islands. The Villa has 5 bedrooms, 4 & 1/2 baths, great room, kitchen with dining nook & Media room. Every amenity is included in this truly spectacular home.

Great Room
Seating area: The great room has tumbled travertine floors, Massive trusses in the open beamed lodge style ceiling, a large stone fireplace and 3 sets of 8 foot solid alder double French doors leading out to the veranda and back yard. The great room has views of the valley and the Channel Islands. Perfect for conversation, relaxing in front of the fireplace and watching movies on the 45 inch HD flat screen TV with surround sound.

Dining Room
An antique Spanish door transformed into a beautiful table that seats 10 defines the dinning area between the seating area and the kitchen. There is a beautiful and grand custom designed wrought iron chandelier overhead.

The kitchen is state of the art with stainless steel Viking appliances including a 6 burners and griddle range with double ovens. We can help arrange a professional chef at your request. There is a large island with a breakfast bar and a separate dining nook. The nook has built-in booth style seating as well as accommodating extra table chairs plus 26 inch HD flat screen TV. There is another set of the 8 foot French doors leading to a potted garden with a fountain and patio area with a small table and seating, perfect for morning coffee.

Veranda & Gardens
The veranda is a 10 feet wide and raps around the rear and side of the great room. The roof line hangs over the veranda and is supported by massive hand honed posts and beams. There is a built in BBQ area and seating. A 3 tiered fountain sets in the yard toward the view of the Channel Islands and there is a gas fire pit for cool evenings overlooking the ancient oaks that are part of the 1.3 acre fully fenced in property. The veranda is great for barbecuing, relaxing with afternoon cocktails or glass of wine and enjoying the spectacular evening sunset. Opening the French doors makes the veranda an extension of the great room for the perfect indoor outdoor living. A grass lawn area extends around the rear, side and front of the Villa and surrounds the architecturally designed landscape.

Down Stairs Master Suite
Enter the arched hallway and at the end you will find two 8 foot doors leading to the smaller of the Two Master Bedrooms in the Villa. This colorful room has 8 foot Solid Alder French doors leading out to the lawn area in the backyard and the rose garden. There is a window seat under the curved windows with views toward the Islands and a walk in closet. The bathroom includes a travertine surround shower and a Jacuzzi tub. A king size bed and the finest linens complete the room.

Down Stairs Guest Room
The down stairs guest room is also off the arched hallway. Through a single 8 foot door you enter a cozy room with 8 foot French doors leading out to the potted garden. The guest room includes a beautiful gold travertine bathroom with a large walk in shower. It also has a king size bed with the finest linens.

Gate Keepers Room
This large bedroom is at the front of the house and looks out on the beautifully landscaped gardens and the wall fountain at the Villa’s entrance. The room has an 8 foot solid alder and glass keyed door for separate entry off the front courtyard. There are 8 foot solid alder French doors leading out to the side lawn. There is another 8 foot alder door leading to the powder room ½ bathroom and the Great Room. The Gate keepers Room includes a king size bed and the finest linens.

Stairway & Balcony
The stairway transitions form the Versai patterned travertine of the Great Room to the distressed hardwood floors of the upstairs space. Halfway up the stairs at the landing is a large picture widow with spectacular views of the valley’s oak forest. The second half of the stairway leads up to a large balcony that overlooks the Great Room through the massive lodge style trusses, the balcony can be used as a separate space or an extension of the media room.

Media Room
The Media Room is upstairs off the balcony overlooking the Great Room. Four 8 foot solid alder wood doors fold into a pocket to open onto the balcony or close to create a sound proof theatre with comfortable leather furniture to view the 58 inch HD flat screen for a movie or to catch the game. This is the control center for the Villa’s entertainment system.

The Villa Master Bedroom
The Villa Master Bedroom is upstairs off the balcony. Two 8 foot solid alder doors are at the entry to the room. There are 8 foot French doors that open to a private deck with a Jacuzzi and views of the city and the Channel Islands. An outside stairway leads down to the back yard and Veranda. The Villa Master Bedroom is surrounded by windows with views of the mountains, City and Islands. There is a king size bed with the finest linens. The Villa Master Bathroom includes travertine wanes coating, 2 pedestal sinks, a large travertine enclosed walk-in shower and a fabulous soaking tub.

Upstairs Guest Room
Enter the Upstairs guest room off the balcony through its single 8 foot solid alder door and look out on the hillsides at the front of the house and on the potted garden. The room includes 2 queen size beds with the finest linens and is adjacent to a beautiful noche travertine bathroom with a walk in shower.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 4600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    $25.00 per day...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 1 king


  • Bedroom 5: 2 queen


  • There are two Master Suites. The main suite is upstairs with a soaking tub and walk in shower, deck with views and jacuzzi spa. The downstairs Master Suite has garden views with a stone tile surround shower and jacuzzi tub. Two downstairs bedrooms have king beds, one bedroom has a bathroom with a stone surround walk in shower. The second bedroom is adjacent to the half bathroom. The upstairs bedroom has two queens and is adjacent to a bathroom with a walk in stone surround shower....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Private chef, daily maid service, chauffeur, massage, reflexology, and other concierge services available for additional fees....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:


  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family
  • Romantic


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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Garage:

    2 car garage...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 6 - Nov 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$995 $1,195
Thu, Fri, Sat
Nov 19 - Nov 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,095 $1,295
Thu, Fri, Sat
Winter Special
Nov 27 - Dec 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$795 $995
Thu, Fri, Sat
Christmas/New Year's
Dec 19 - Jan 2, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,095 $1,295
Thu, Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$995 $1,195
Thu, Fri

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $400
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 10%


Accepts online payments

$1500 Refundable Security Deposit Required. Cleaning Fee $300. 10% Transient Occupancy Tax does not apply to stays over 30 days.

Reservations are typically Friday to Friday. Check-in 4pm, checkout 10am.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 10/20/2016
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The Villa overlooks Las Positas Valley the last undeveloped area in the City of Santa Barbara. Centrally located the Villa is minutes from anywhere you want to go in Santa Barbara.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I am the Principal Designer & Owner of CM Designs. We purchased this property in 2004 put a team together and designed and built the villa from the ground up completing the main structure in August of 2006.

Why the Owner Chose County Property, Santa Barbara, CA, USA:
Santa Barbara is an ideal place, the weather is unbeatable and the location of the Villa is unique, it is central to Santa Barbara yet in a rural setting with views of the Channel Islands, City and Mountains.

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Veronica Springs Villa

    Veronica Springs Villa

  • Great Room Dining Area

    Great Room Dining Area

  • Great Room Designed for Comfort and Conversation

    Great Room Designed for Comfort and Conversation

  • Kitchen and Breakfast Bar

    Kitchen and Breakfast Bar

  • The Gate Keepers Guestroom

    The Gate Keepers Guestroom

  • Downstairs Guest Bedroom

    Downstairs Guest Bedroom

  • Down Stairs Master Bath with Jacuzzi Tub Shower

    Down Stairs Master Bath with Jacuzzi Tub Shower

  • Master Bath with Soaking Tub and Walk In Shower

    Master Bath with Soaking Tub and Walk In Shower

  • Upstairs Guest Room

    Upstairs Guest Room

  • Backyard


  • Santa Barbara Historic Mission and Rose Garden

    Santa Barbara Historic Mission and Rose Garden

  • La Arcada - Downtown

    La Arcada - Downtown

  • The villa's front garden

    The villa's front garden

  • Courtyard Entry

    Courtyard Entry

  • Powder Room at Entry

    Powder Room at Entry

  • Breakfast Nook

    Breakfast Nook

  • The Villa Master Suite

    The Villa Master Suite

  • Down Stairs Master Suite

    Down Stairs Master Suite

  • The Villa Master Suite

    The Villa Master Suite

  • Downstairs Guest Bathroom

    Downstairs Guest Bathroom

  • Veranda off Great Room, Fire Pit and Gardens

    Veranda off Great Room, Fire Pit and Gardens

  • Arroyo Burro Beach (Hendry's)

    Arroyo Burro Beach (Hendry's)

  • Santa Barbara Court house

    Santa Barbara Court house

  • Stearn's Wharf

    Stearn's Wharf

VRBO #219999

This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, October 21, 2016

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