|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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This is a superb Tuscan style villa in a fabulous location for those seeking privacy and relaxation. Lovely views stretch out over Santa Barbara, the Pacific Ocean and the Channel Islands in the distance. The Italian-inspired landscape feature cypress trees, lavender and herbs, wisteria, bougainvillea, roses and oak trees. The 7000 square-foot lawn around the pool provides ample space for sun bathing; several furnished loggias and patios offer plenty of dining options. The interior features a sophisticated mix of fine antique furniture complemented by ultra-modern kitchen and bathrooms with travertine tiles and pecan wood cabinets.
Nestled at the peak of San Marcos Pass along historic Stagecoach Road is Villa Camino. This 7,300 square-foot vacation home provides unmatched locality to the entire Santa Barbara County. Beaches, golf courses, wineries, trail, lakes and rivers are all within a fifteen-minute drive. Villa Camino Cielo is located on a peaceful hillside 15 minutes from downtown Santa Barbara and 10 minutes from the beach. The vineyards and Los Olivos are 20 minutes away. LAX International airport is 90 minutes away. Santa Barbara airport is fifteen minutes away
SITE / GROUNDS
Complete privacy is achieved upon entering this gated 26-acre oak tree-studded estate. The property features a 6,000 square-foot residence, 800 square-foot pool house, and a three-car garage. A generous 25' x 50' infinity edge pool and an eight-person hot tub offer pleasure and relaxation regardless of the weather. The site's 360-degree panorama captures ocean, island and mountain range views.
Inspired by classical Tuscan country villas, the buildings were designed to incorporate old world charm with modern convenience. Exposed wood beams, plaster walls and mission tile roofs are accented by classical arches, niches and hand-carved stonework. Features include:
Wood burning oven
Wolf Double oven/6-burner/griddle range
Whole house entertainment system
Dining Room (seats12)
FACILITIES / AMENITIES
50 x 25 foot heated Infinity pool, in-ground jacuzzi
Fully screened patio doors throughout, Televisions with satellite, DVD, VCR Internet connection
Stereo system, CD player with 300 satellite music stations
Large washing machine and tumble dryer
Wood-burning pizza oven
BBQ area on one of the patios, Dishwasher and microwave
Accommodates 10-12. The main villa has 4 queen bedrooms and 1 Calif. King bedroom and 4 bathrooms; the pool house sleeps 2 and has a full bathroom.
A FEE OF $150 PER DAY PER PERSON WHEN EXCEEDING 12 OCCUPANTS.
Maid service available if arranged in advance
Gardener makes occasional visit to tend to grounds and pool
Chef and concierge services can be organized upon request
Limousine upon request
Spa services (massage, facials, etc.) upon request
Sailing and sport fishing charters
Wine Country tours
It's truly ono of a kind. Growing up in the area, this property is native Chumash land. The property is where they came to collect oak corns to make their masa,(bread) Hunt and gather, they were a peaceful
community of native Americans Santa Barbara is the only South facing coastline on the Continent of North America, which gives it it's mild climate.It's been called the American Rivera. .Before the Spanish Conquistadors arrived, there was no desise. A true paradise, Now te Chumash have a Casino 25 min. from the villa.The villa was built with old world tecnics. All the stone used in the construction was hand quarried, and hand chilsed from the ground it rests on.The roof tiles are over 100 years old, by Mexican women by forming the sheets of red adobe clay over their legs, you can still see the strokes from their finger tips on several of the tiles.All the wood beams are hand carved and 30 percent of the wood used in the villa is from dismantoled old public buildings from the area.The pizza oven's main inner components are from Florance, Italy, as well as the granite and travertne used throughout the villa.
Serenity, complete privacy, and spectacular 360 degree views. Transforms your state of mind.Any resources requested can be provided.Your privacy and experience will be diligently protected and facilitated. Sincerely,
An impressive house with even more impressive views. We loved gathering around the pizza oven and the oversized fireplace. The pool was spectacular as was the grounds surrounding the estate. It was close to town for those who want it, but also very secluded and private. Loved our time there.
I've been to some pretty spectacular weddings over the years, medieval chapels in the English Cotswolds, an ancient castle in Bosnia, a chateau in Normandy, but this estate is the one I wish was mine. Handcrafted for the ages, this property is quite simply a work of art. Every window you stop before, every nook you settle in, offers a view worthy of the grandmasters. The oak grove that surrounds the villa is literally magical. We spent the vast majority of our weekend enjoying the property but we did venture out to hike an old Chumash trail and sample the local tri-tip. In all, a perfect weekend at a perfect venue.
Not only is the massive Tuscan villa a work of art, but the 25 acre property has hundreds of beautiful oak trees that may be even more beautiful than the home. Perfectly maintained with every amenity you need, this is a unique experience in Santa Barbara. Highly recommended
We rented the property for several days and we had a large (almost 200 guests) event one of the evenings of our stay. John welcomed us so graciously and made sure we had everything we needed. The villa is immaculate and sits on top a hill with beautiful views from every angle. The infinity pool is spectacular. Our guests were extremely impressed with the property as well. It was the perfect space for us. John was very friendly and recommended some fun hiking trails and off the beaten place eateries. I would definitely rent this amazing property again!
As if the natural beauty of the grounds weren't enough, the house itself is one of the most beautiful I've ever been in. A real work of art. The attention to detail and the well maintained grounds made the trip worth every moment. I would have driven 5 times as far to stay in such a place. My Facebook page is now filled with as many pictures of the house as of my wife and friends who were there.
The pictures on the listing don't do the place justice. I'll definitely recommend it to my friends, but only if they promise to bring me with them.
This property was amazing. We had an incredible time. The view is breathtaking overlooking the channel islands and all of Santa Barbara and the pool is a true highlight. The property is serene and secluded perfect for spending time together. Santa Barbara is about 15 minutes down the hill. Los Olivos and the wineries are easily accessible over the hill. The grounds are within the Los Padres national forest and you are nestled within nature at the top of the ridge. We had 8 adults and 5 young kids and the living accommodations were very nice. Great for a reunion or family gathering where everyone can spend time together. The house is well designed and stayed cool inside despite being a hot summer weekend. The outside pool is refreshingly cool but out of the hottest summer months you should request to heat it- was perfect for us. There is a large outdoor space with wonderful views surrounded by starry nights. You are in the forest and nature so expect a few flying bugs. Too dry for mosquitoes but flies are around at dawn and dusk. Bring a can of outdoor fogger bug spray and the little flies will disappear. You also get deer running by the house and it is the best camping site without the camping that you can find. The outdoor area is really well designed with the sun setting between the outdoor portico and the house. John built this house and everything is well thought out. I had some reservations because of a negative review online and not being able to do a protected credit card transaction but it really worked out great and the property is ideal for a large group that wants to be together.
20 minutes to central coast wine country, 10 minutes away to golf course, 5 minutes to historic 125 year old stagecoach stop Cold Spring Tavern a must see,10 minutes to Lake Cachuma, and the Santa Ynez river. !5 min. to local beaches. State street, w/ dinning,sports bars, Museums, shopping,theater district, and nite life for all ages. Hiking, mountain biking right from the villa.including swimming holes, Indian paintings, rock climbing, waterfalls, and natural hot springs nearby.
The property which the villa is located on, is a California Oak Woodland.As designated by the State as a Environmental Sensitive Habitat
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add $150 per night, per additional guest|
|1/2 CORD RED OAK FIREWOO||$300 + Tax|
|Pet Fee||$500 + Tax|
|Refundable damage deposit||$2,000|
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2 NIGHT STAY DURING HIGH SEASON $2,250 PER NIGHT 10 PERSON MAXIMUM.
$150 PER PERSON PER NIGHT WHEN ABOVE12 GUESTS (10 GUESTS IN WINTER) ON PROPERTY. YEAR ROUND.
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