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Perfect Montecito Family Home with Fabulous View! Close to everything

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Nestled in the foothills of Montecito close to town, this beautiful estate offers stunning mountain views from an elegant home with designer touches. With a great floor plan, this property offers plenty of room for everyone.

The large Master bedroom enjoys views of the oaks and distant mountains from the California King sized bed. Relax in the overstuffed chaise lounge and read a book or watch TV in comfort or enjoy a cocktail on the private balcony.

The Master Bath features a Bain Ultra hydro-therapy and chroma-therapy tub. Relax in the oversized tub while watching television on the bathroom flatscreen. Rinse off under the rain showerhead and body sprays in the glass enclosed shower. Enjoy the warmth of the heated tile floor on your vacationing feet.

The sunken family room is perfect for playing board games away from the central living area where you won't disturb others in the house. Or kick back and watch the 46” Samsung HDTV above the fireplace or cozy up in the beautiful window seat!

The views from all the rooms are amazing.

Every room looks out on the peaceful lush greenery and grand oaks centuries old.

Relax in the yard while the kids play on the incredible tree swing or shoot hoops. An outdoor grill and dining table under a pergolas make for a perfect meal amongst the oak trees.

This large home is ideal for friends and families looking for a vacation space that comes with all the amenities required to relax and enjoy time together. We leave boogie boards and 2 Doyle surf boards for your enjoyment at the beach as well.

Near by Westmont college (walking distance) offers day passes for guests to enjoy their pool and tennis courts

Keywords: House, estate, Home, Family home

More Details

Owner
Cindy Hann
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Cindy Hann

The owners have lived in Santa Barbara and Montecito since graduating from UCSB in 1989. They most recently acquired and remodeled this stunning view property transforming it into a beautiful home for their family. They enjoy entertaining, traveling and enjoying all Santa Barbara has to offer with their children

Cindy Hann purchased this house in 2008

Why Cindy Hann chose Santa Barbara Area

Montecito is a lush garden community just south of Santa Barbara and about an hour north of Los Angeles. This property enjoys spectacular views of the Santa Barbara Mountains and Montecito Valley. A quiet gated neighborhood allows for peaceful morning strolls below the canopy of oaks. Just a few houses away from the famous Lotus Land, this property is ideally situated for both privacy as well as quick access (a 5-10 minute drive) to both Montecito and Santa Barbara beaches, restaurants and shopping

What makes this house unique

Like many Montecito properties, the neighboring properties are barely visible in the distance through the trees. The views from every window with the lush green landscapes reminds us why we love living in Montecito. Far away feel, yet close to everything!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Date of Stay August 17, 2012

Helpful votes:0/0.

This home is beautiful in every way. The description of the home is accurate, the owners are more than hospitible and the views are stunning! It was immaculate, so clean and wonderful. The decor was wonderful and tasteful, homey and inviting. Cindy, the owner, was also extremely helpful when it came to recommendations for restaurants and activities in the area, and made herself available to us during the entire stay. The activites on the property itself kept us more than occupied, for hours upon hours. Zip lining was a major hit, even for a house full of women. Accomodations were very comfortable and spacious. Oh!! And our favorite part was the Sonos sound system. It was nothing short of amazing, I'm looking in to installing one in my house. I have and will recommend this property to friends and family, and hope to visit again soon. Thank you!!

Recommended for: Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Aug 2012
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Amenities

Montecito House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , large scale bunk bed in room with high ceiling
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
  • King size beds (2) , Double Beds (1) Queen Bed (1) , Bunk Beds (1) We can also provide a queen size blow up mattress for an additional charge of $25
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
A near by pool and tennis courts may be accessed for a nominal day fee at the beautiful Westmont campus. We also have a basketball hoop & ball for the older kids and adults to enjoy

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Perfect Montecito Family Home with Fabulous View! Close to everything
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 22 reviews
Portland oregon
5

Lovely Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautifully furnished and comfortable home with lovely mountain views. Private on large property. We have enjoyed 2 stays here. It works well for 3 generation visits. Close to yummy restaurants. We've been visiting relatives for over 40 years in Santa Barbara. It is truly America's Riviera.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Westmont Graduation Gathering!

  • 5 of 5

This home and location was picture perfect in every way!

Originally, we didn't think we would need four nights for our graduation celebration and were contemplating a different scenario. We are SO GLAD we went ahead and booked this home! All of our guests enjoyed the lovely home, neighborhood, and the view was engaging and peaceful! We went wine tasting with our "extra day" and these memories will last a lifetime! The home was equipped with all we needed and staged beautifully! Games galore and comfortable sofas and tables to gather around. It was walking distance to Westmont College. It was perfect for celebrating our daughter's graduation!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Christmas gathering

  • 4 of 5

After a lengthly family discussions, we decided on this beautiful home. We are three generations and our families consisted of young children,surfers, mountain bikers, quiet journal writers and sightseers. This home is a very good location for all of these things. Our grandchildren loved the tree swing best of all and played on it all day long.The yard is perfect for children playing and also for taking walks in the quiet and lovely neighborhood. When we arrived there was a lovely Christmas tree lighted and also outdoor and indoor Christmas lights. What a thoughtful gesture for our entire family! There were many great suggestions for things to do and sights to see in the area. The owners were friendly, helpful and prompt with our inquiries. It was a memorable time together.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA
5

Perfect Home Away from Home

  • 5 of 5

My Aunt was visiting from out of town and our family decided to enjoy some time in Santa Barbara to do some wine tasting and sight-seeing. The pictures in the listing looked great so we decided to book this home. What can I say that hasn't been said in the previous 5 star reviews? The home was amazing, and the already beautiful pictures didn't do this place justice. Everything about the home, from the furniture to the outdoor landscaping was picturesque. We all felt right at home as the property was very inviting and cozy. The homeowner deserves as 5 star rating also, as she made sure all of our concerns were taken care of. She was friendly, easily accessible, and anticipated all of our needs. Overall, we couldn't have asked for a more enjoyable experience in Montecito/Santa Barbara. We will definitely return in the future.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lawrence I am so pleased that your family enjoyed our home and the beautiful Santa Barbara community. We aim to exceed our guest's expectations! Hope to see you back next summer.
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5

Perfect Family and Group Gathering!

  • 5 of 5

This home and location are amazing! The place is wonderful, large, clean, well decorated, with super views and outdoor areas to enjoy. It is located down a long private drive in Montecito that has beautiful shade trees canopying over the road. The area is great for walks, and the rope swing was a favorite for our granddaughter! You are also close to everything--Westmont, Jeanines, Butterfly beach, the Biltmore, groceries (Vonns), mountain roads and many other favorite attractions.

We enjoyed the place immensely, and the owners were helpful and friendly.

Our daughter's wedding in Santa Barbara was made all the better by our family stay at this gorgeous home!

You cannot go wrong with this super property!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent Family Home

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful and welcoming family home. We gathered in the area for a family wedding and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The home was very nice, the location was terrific, and the homeowner/property manager was a pleasure to work with. I will return another time.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Montecito House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Nightly Rate
Jun 26 2017 - Jun 27 2017
4 night minimum stay
$800
From
$800
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jun 28 2017 - Jun 29 2017
4 night minimum stay
$800
From
$800
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jun 30 2017 - Jun 30 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 5 2017 - Jul 6 2017
4 night minimum stay
$900
From
$900
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 10 2017 - Jul 11 2017
4 night minimum stay
$850
From
$850
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 17 2017 - Jul 18 2017
4 night minimum stay
$900
From
$900
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 24 2017 - Jul 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$900
From
$900
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 1 2017 - Aug 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$900
From
$900
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 2 2017 - Aug 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$900
From
$900
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 3 2017 - Aug 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Aug 4 2017 - Aug 5 2017
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,000
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$1,000
From
$1,100
Thu,Fri,Sat
$7,000
$12,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $3,000
Cleaning $300
Tax Rate 10.0%

LONG TERM RENTAL AVAILABLE FOR $10,000 PER MONTH WITH A 6 MOS LEASE

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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