Feedback

Stone Creek Retreat - Tranquil Sophistication Near the Mission

The manager has been emailed.
To book this property, you need to complete your booking through checkout on the VRBO website. We can't protect your payment if we don't know you've booked through us. Learn more

Calendar

Last updated: 08/26/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Stone Creek Retreat - Tranquil Sophistication near the Mission

As you step through the private gates of Stone Creek Retreat, you just might feel your heart beat slower and stress flow out of your body; a serene vacation has begun!

The essence of tranquility, this contemporary jewel is tucked under mature majestic oaks on a wooded acre. Located just up from the historic Santa Barbara Mission, the sleek sophistication and designer interiors echo nature's palate of warm earth tones and natural textures.

The natural landscape creates a park-like setting in which to relax and unwind. Meandering paths lead to a rich botanic wonderland where gardens overflow with unique and whimsical plantings. A cascading waterfall and sparkling pool are the central features of the gently sloping terraced property. Overlooking the backyard is the Spa Deck that can be accessed by stairs from the upper pool area or the lower yard. Relax, unwind and sink into a feeling of bliss in the new redwood spa, while soaking away the cares of the day!

An outdoor Living Room has been carved out in the lower yard with ambient lighting setting the mood for romantic dinners under the stars. Nestle into the large sectional sofa that surrounds the gas fire table in the center of this charming oasis. Behind giant bamboo and tobacco plants, a "zen garden" is tucked quietly away for private meditation or a nap under the shady canopy.

In the Main House, walls of glass allow the beauty of the outdoors to meld with the comfortable interior. The sunken Living Room with fireplace feels cradled in the massive branches of the century old oaks. Through glass doors, a deck offers intimate dining at a round table for 4.

The Family Room and Kitchen are a blend of practical sense and relaxed style. The Kitchen is well appointed with professional appliances and lovely serving pieces to set a fine table. A large center island of smooth fossil stone has seating for 4 guests making it convenient to oversee meal preparation in the Kitchen, while not missing a minute of the big game on the flat screen TV in the Family Room!

The Formal Dining Room with seating for 8 guests is a great central location between the Living Room and Kitchen, allowing guests to mingle and stay connected to activity throughout the open floor plan.

Slip into the spacious Master Suite and disappear into this private haven. The high quality bed, the moon peeking through the oak branches, and quiet breezes through glass doors to the deck is the magic combination for a perfect night's sleep.

Marble and glass meet design and function in the Master Bathroom. A large open shower with drenching rain head, dual sinks and a purely simple but elegant soaking tub create a space to linger.

The two Guest Bedrooms are relaxed yet luxurious with fine linens, and each has an outside entrance for easy access to the surrounding grounds. The south Guest Bedroom offers a comfy queen-size bed and faces the private side yard. The north Guest Bedroom with 2 twin beds faces the enclosed front yard with views of the pool.

The detached Cabana is a bright open studio with king-size bed and seating area perfect to cuddle up with a good book or open a laptop to catch up on some work while on vacation. With more glass doors and windows, views of the aqua blue waters of the pool add to the peaceful ambiance of this very private cottage.

The captivating designer style and serene setting of this amazing property offers guests a World Class vacation experience. Stone Creek Retreat is a unique, luxury alternative to staying at local resort hotels in the area. Dollar for dollar there is so much more to offer at this one-of-a-kind property—more space, fine luxury amenities, impeccable design features, and extreme privacy. What more can be said about this unique vacation escape? A visit to Stone Creek Retreat guarantees a relaxing and memorable escape from a busy world.

POLICIES

Summer Season rates are in effect for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks.
Minimum Nights
3-Night minimum stay with the following additional restrictions:
High Season (Jun 15 - Sep 7)
7-Night minimum for all bookings made before May 1st.
3-Night minimum for current year bookings made after May 1st.
Thanksgiving Week (Any dates which include Thanksgiving Day)
7-Night minimum for all bookings made before Oct 1st.
3-Night minimum for current year bookings made after Oct 1st.
Christmas Weeks (Dec 19 - 26 & Dec 26 - Jan 2)
7-Night minimum (in the fixed weeks above) for all bookings made before Nov 1st.
3-Night minimum (and flexible dates) for current year bookings made after Nov 1st.
Stays of less than 30 nights are subject to a 10% Lodging Tax + $2/night Tourism Tax.
$350 Cleaning Fee (14+ night stays require additional cleaning fees), Booking Fee (varies based on reservation cost).
$2,000 security deposit refundable within 14 days of checkout. Deposit is reduced to $500 with purchase of Damage Waiver.
30+ night stays require extra security deposit, and do not qualify for the damage waiver program.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.

Peace of mind when checking out through VRBO

  • We'll back you with our Book With Confidence GuaranteeTM
  • You'll get comprehensive payment protection when checking out on our website
  • We're always here for you with customer service available 24/7

Read more about our Book with Confidence GuaranteeTM

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    Master Bedroom with king-size bed...moreless

  • Bedroom #2: 1 queen

    Bedroom #2 with queen-size bed...moreless

  • Bedroom #3: 1 twin/ single

    Bedroom #3 with 2 twin beds...moreless

  • Cabana Bedroom: 1 king

    Cabana with king-size bed...moreless

  • Master Bedroom with king-size bed Bedroom #2 with queen-size bed Bedroom #3 with 2 twin beds Bedroom #4 (Cabana) with king-size bed ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master Bathroom: toilet, tub, shower

    Master Bathroom w/walk-in shower, soaking tub, 2 sinks,...moreless

  • Hall Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Hall Bathroom w/shower tub combination, rain shower head,...moreless

  • Cabana Bathroom: toilet, shower

    Cabana Bathroom with walk-in shower, rain shower head, sink,...moreless

  • Master Bathroom w/walk-in shower, soaking tub, 2 sinks, toilet Hall Bathroom w/shower tub combination, rain shower head, sink, toilet Cabana Bathroom with walk-in shower, rain shower head, sink, toilet ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Very private, wooded setting, Newly restored and re-imagined high end Mid-Century Modern, Pool (no cover), Built-in Spa, Private wood Guest Cabana, Air conditioning, Tranquil waterfall and walking paths, Near the Mission and Natural History Museum, Decks off Living Room, Master Bedroom and Cabana, Private patio off Bedroom #2, Lower yard outdoor Living Room w/fire table, Meditation garden, Indoor Dining table seats 6, Kitchen breakfast bar seats 4, Outside deck table seats 4, All new appliances, Viking 4 burner range with grill top and oven, Sub Zero refrigerator/Freezer/Ice maker, Dishwasher, Microwave, Toaster, Blender, Coffee maker, Coffee grinder, Nespresso and Capresso machines, Spices, Cooking utensils, Outside bistro table seats 2, Outdoor lower yard dining table seats 8-10, Mature oak trees and native plantings. Tranquil waterfall over river rocks, Landscape lighting, Upper pool patio with chaise lounges, Cabana deck overlooks pool ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Sonos Music System...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Living room, Outdoor Fire Table...moreless

  • Garage:

    Garage parking for 2 cars...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    High Speed Wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All Linens Provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Driveway and street parking...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath Towels and Beach/Pool Towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee Grinder, Nespresso and Capresso machines...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully Equipped, All new appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Sub Zero refrigerator/Freezer/Ice maker...moreless

  • Stove:

    Viking 4 burner range with grill top and oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Decks off Living Room, Master Bedroom and Cabana...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Meditation garden, Tranquil waterfall over river rocks...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool
 

Reviews

This property does not have any reviews yet.

Be the first to write a review for this listing...

 
Rental basis: Per property
Rental rates quoted in: $
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer - Holiday
May 15 - Sep 15, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$8,000 $26,000

Notes: PLEASE NOTE: There is a 1 week minimum for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks

Spring - Fall
Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$7,500 $22,000
Winter
Nov 1 - Nov 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$7,500 $22,000
Summer - Holiday
Nov 19 - Nov 26, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$8,000 $26,000

Notes: PLEASE NOTE: There is a 1 week minimum for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks

Winter
Nov 27 - Dec 18, 2016
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$7,500 $22,000
Summer - Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$8,000 $26,000

Notes: PLEASE NOTE: There is a 1 week minimum for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks

Winter
Jan 2 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$7,500 $22,000
Spring - Fall
Apr 1 - May 14, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$7,500 $22,000
Summer - Holiday
May 15 - Sep 15, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$8,000 $26,000

Notes: PLEASE NOTE: There is a 1 week minimum for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks

Spring - Fall
Sep 16 - Oct 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$7,500 $22,000
Winter
Nov 1 - Nov 17, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$7,500 $22,000
Summer - Holiday
Nov 18 - Nov 25, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$8,000 $26,000

Notes: PLEASE NOTE: There is a 1 week minimum for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks

Winter
Nov 26 - Dec 18, 2017
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$7,500 $22,000
Summer - Holiday
Dec 19 - Jan 1, 2018
3 night min stay
$1,500 $1,500
$8,000 $26,000

Notes: PLEASE NOTE: There is a 1 week minimum for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks

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


Additional information about rental rates:

From $725 - 3 Night minimum

Don't forget your vacation protection! Get protected now

Adding our Vacation Protection services can make sure your getaway goes smoothly, no matter what. We offer Cancellation Protection and Damage Protection so you can truly relax.

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Travel with peace of mind.
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.
 

Calendar

Last updated: 08/26/2016
Check availability
23 Available
21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

9.8 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport
2.4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Santa Barbara Golf Club
3.2 Miles
Nearest Train
Santa Barbara Amtrak
2.7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101
4.6 Miles
Nearest Beach
West Beach

Car: Recommended

Wine Tasting, Shopping, Local Spas, Coffee Shops, Restaurants, Clubs, Stearn's Wharf, Sight Seeing, Channel Island Tours, Whale watching, Antiquing, Bird Watching. For detailed info on all local leisure activities, please visit our website.

 

Manager info

Paradise Retreats

About: Paradise Retreats World Class Vacation Rentals, LLC 16 E. Arrellaga Street Santa Barbara, CA. 93101 +1 (805) 275-1851 reservations@paradiseretreats.com www.paradiseretreats.com


Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the property manager

Loading...
1 of 30
 

Photos

  • Step down into Living Room from entry

    Step down into Living Room from entry

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Deck just off the Master Bedroom

    Deck just off the Master Bedroom

  • Warmth and comfort in the Living Room

    Warmth and comfort in the Living Room

  • Enjoy the brand new redwood hot tub

    Enjoy the brand new redwood hot tub

  • Family room adjacent to Kitchen

    Family room adjacent to Kitchen

  • Breakfast bar seating for 4 in Kitchen

    Breakfast bar seating for 4 in Kitchen

  • Amazing ambiance!

    Amazing ambiance!

  • Cabana overlooks pool

    Cabana overlooks pool

  • Enjoy sunny days under the shade trees

    Enjoy sunny days under the shade trees

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • Hall Bathroom

    Hall Bathroom

  • Cabana on left, main house on right

    Cabana on left, main house on right

  • Enjoy a spa experience in Master Bathroom

    Enjoy a spa experience in Master Bathroom

  • Just outside the Living Room

    Just outside the Living Room

  • Tranquility and beauty

    Tranquility and beauty

  • View from the Cabana deck

    View from the Cabana deck

  • Dining Room centrally located

    Dining Room centrally located

  • Total privacy inside the entry courtyard

    Total privacy inside the entry courtyard

  • Gather around fire table in lower yard

    Gather around fire table in lower yard

  • Full bathroom in the Cabana

    Full bathroom in the Cabana

  • Imagine beginning or ending a day here!

    Imagine beginning or ending a day here!

  • Bedroom #3

    Bedroom #3

  • The warm glow around the fire table

    The warm glow around the fire table

Partner Offers

Enter dates to see accurate pricing

Minimum stay 3 nights
Dates are unavailable
Please enter travel dates
Please enter # of guests
Please stay a bit longer. A stay of nights or more is required for these dates.
This listing requires that rentals start on a .
Request to Book

Booking confirmation within 24 hours

Get an Instant Quote

Pay with confidence
 please wait... Book this property securely on VRBO Learn more
  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    8
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3
  • Property type
    House
Manager
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Send email
  • Manager indicates their response time is Within 12 hours
  • Calendar last updated 08/26/2016

(805) 275-1851(California, USA)

Add vacation protection services to your booking

Three services to protect your trip:

Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.

Travel with peace of mind.

Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.


Get it now

Share this property via Email

Stone Creek Retreat - Tranquil Sophistication near the Mission

Santa Barbara #3491287ha

3 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 8

You must be signed in to share this property by e-mail

Share this property via Email

    Please correct the following errors and resend:
  • Enter one or more valid email addresses separated by commas.
  • Oops! You have exceeded the limit of 10 email addresses.
  • Your message may not contain markup. Please remove the markup and try again.