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Rustic Elegance in Los Olivos

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Just two hours north of Los Angeles, 30 mins. from Santa Barbara, located in the township of Los Olivos, Santa Ynez Valley, you will find the perfect place to RELAX, REFLECT and RECHARGE. The house is tucked away on a small hill surrounded by mature eucalyptus, pine and pepper trees, just two blocks from the center of town where you can stroll to the Corner Cafe for a morning latte.

Walk to several (51 at last count) first class wine tasting rooms, lunch at the Los Olivos Cafe, a location seen in the film, 'Sideways'. Leisurely explore art galleries and antique stores. Take a drive through the Santa Ynez Valley and discover over 117 wineries offering some of the finest wines produced in California.

In the evening, you will find first class dining choices at the Sides Restaurant by the Chef Brothers, Los Olivos Cafe and Petros to be among the finest in the valley. Although you may run into a few celebs, Grapolos in Santa Ynez offers excellent Italian fare.

This remodeled three bedroom, two bath home can comfortably accommodate 4-6 adults. New king and queen beds are located upstairs. A trundle day bed is located in the downstairs bedroom. New Pillows now. (12/1/15)

An additional sleeping area in the loft is available upon request. There is flat parking to accommodate up to four cars. The living room has a slate surround, remote controlled fireplace (off May-Sept),flat panel HD Television, DVD/CD players and WIFI and broadband internet.

Through the french doors, right off the newly remodeled kitchen, there is a large redwood deck. 30 year old grape vines, espaliered on the fence and arbor surround the lawn and backyard. Roll out the Santa Maria Bar-Be-Que and try your hand at grilling your own Santa Maria tri-tip. Read or just relax in the backyard hammock.

Every Saturday- the NEW!! Seasonal Farmer's Market- just a 2 minute walk from the property. Enjoy the sunset with a glass of wine on the slate balcony off the master.

And we are GREEN. We use only green cleaning products- We use Meyers, Greenworks, Earth Friendly Products, Melaleuca, Kirkland green only products. We recycle and compost. You will love your experience here as I do.

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Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

Why The Owner chose Los Olivos

Los Olivos is a charming town, with many activities to enjoy. First class restaurants, 20+ wine tasting rooms to visit, art galleries, bocce court and more all within a short one to two block walk from the house

What makes this house unique

A great place to get away. Relax, Reflect, Recharge!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful baby shower weekend in your lovely home. It was very comfortable for the four of us.

Looking forward to a return visit.
Oct 2013
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Los Olivos House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) Futon chaise in loft converts to single bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 2 Twin Mattresses, opens to queen size bed
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surf fishing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Rustic Elegance in Los Olivos
average rating of 4.7768593 based on 190 reviews
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Great property, extremely comfortable, in a nice location

  • 5 of 5

A group of six of us recently stayed at this property the weekend of Aug 12-14, 2011. We had an absolutely fabulous time. The rooms are clean, the bedding is comfortable and the whole house has a very good vibe to it. There was plenty of room for all of us. We particularly enjoyed the backyard, especially the hammock. As an added bonus, this home is really close to downtown Los Olivos, it is literally a two minute walk to the wineries and restaurants. Makes it very nice for a group who wants to leave at different times. Would highly recommend staying here.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2011
  • Stayed: August 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Superb house, great location

  • 5 of 5

This was a fantastic house for our family for 3 days in Los Olivos. It is impeccably maintained, super clean, and very comfortable. There is plenty of room for a family of 4. The flower gardens & backyard are a wonderful place to spend the morning with coffee or the evening with wine. The hammock was an excellent addition, especially for my children. 1 block to all the tasting rooms in Los Olivos and that Corner Cafe which makes a very good cappuccino. Excellent access to Hwy 154 to take you to all other Los Olivos and Foxen Canyon wineries. Just loved it!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

The perfect location, only steps away from dozens of wine tasting rooms in town. Clean, cozy and lovely backyard. Would definitely return!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Wonderful place to stay in Los Olivos!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, quiet, peaceful! We had a nice Cozy place to stay for a cold, rainy CA winter weekend.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
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Great location and comfortable accommodations

  • 5 of 5

We had a relaxing stay at the house and really enjoyed both the amenities and location. It is private enough that you can truly relax but close enough to all of the action that Los Olivos has to offer. It ended up being just my wife and I however you could easily have 6+ people stay between the three bedrooms and the loft space. Also, the backyard is great and if it were a bit warmer out we would have loved to make more use of it.

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Comfortable and Great location

  • 5 of 5

This house is right in Los Olivos! You don’t need to get into your car to visit tons of wine tasting rooms and eat at incredible restaurants. We brought our kids on this trip and they loved the town and playing in the backyard. The house has everything you need for a comfortable stay, and it’s clean. Melissa is very helpful and easy to get a hold of if you have questions.

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
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Nearest Airport
34 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Los Olivos Cafe/Petros/Sides/Mattei's Tavern
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
LA Purisma Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Hwy 154
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Paninos/Los Olivos Cafe/Petros/Sides/Mattei's/
Nearest Beach
20.6 Miles
Gaviota Beach
Car: necessary


JAN. 21-27: SYV Restaurant Week- Three Course Tasting Menus @ $20.18 from the area's finest restaurants.

FEB: Santa Barbara Film Festival

FEB: Santa Barbara Vintner's Assoc. Wine Auction @ Bacara Resort & Spa

FEB. 10-11: GARIGSTE Wine Festival- Taste from 40 hard-to-find small to ultra-premium wineries. Over 200 wines. Veteran's Hall, Solvang.

FEB. 11: FASTLAVEN- Danish Carnival, Solvang.

FEB 16-19: WINE COUNTRY WEEKEND 2018- Los Olivos, Solvang, Buellton, Santa Ynez.

MARCH 2-3 World of Pinot Noir Ritz-Carlton Bacara Resort Santa Barbara.

MARCH 14-21: Taste of Solvang Food & Wine Festival.

APRIL 21: SB Vintner's Wine Festival- Riverpark, Lompoc. Don't' miss it!

JUNE 9: Jazz & Olive Festival- Los Olivos

AUG. 18-20: Sta. Rita Hills WINE and FIRE Festival- A weekend of world class wines and fire grilled specialty foods.

SEPT: Danish Days Festival,

SEPT: Solvang Jazz Festival,

SEPT: Crush Party, Gainey WInery- grape stomp, barrel tastings, hayrides, bar-b-que, live music & dancing.

OCT: SB Vintner's Celebration of Harvest Festival.

OCT: Los Olivos Day in the Country- Art, Music & Wine,

DEC: Solvang's Julefest.

DEC: Olde Fashioned Christmas in Los Olivos.

EVERY WED: Farmer's Market- Solvang.

On Select Fridays: Featured winemaker @ Los Olivos Cafe and WIne Merchant


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Housekeeping Fee Minimum $125
Tax Rate 12.0%

Security Deposit- You may also choose a $59.00 non-refundable fee ($1500.00 coverage) from the website. Please make your payments when due by Electronic check through the website. Credit cards only accepted from out of country guests.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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