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93108 / Montecito getaway !!!

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 425 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 2 Sleeps

Just renovated guest quarters in a modern home in the exclusive Montecito section of Santa Barbara. Private entrance. Easy street parking.

Over 400 square feet. Steam room shower, mini-refrigerator, microwave, queen bed / real mattress, 65' Samsung flat screen TV and Blu-Ray DVD player.

Free wireless internet.

Private patio area.

House features views of Montecito Peak and is in a remote tranquil canyon.

The Pacific Ocean (beautiful Butterfly Beach) - 3 miles.

Closest restaurants / ATM / food market / pharmacy (Coast Village Road or the local's Upper Village) - both 2.5 miles

Downtown Santa Barbara (shopping, movies, museums, dozens of restaurants) - 3 miles.

Santa Barbara Mission - 4 miles.

Westmont College - 1.2 miles.

UCSB and Santa Barbara Airport - 12 miles.

Wine County (Santa Ynez Valley) - 30 miles.

Montecito is home to 'the Dude', Oprah, Sonny Crockett (if you are old enough to remember) and can be yours for the week or weekend.

More Details

Owner
Lisa
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, arabic
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Lisa

Retired from motion picture industry. Enjoy the arts and travel. Just purchased a small house in the Italian ancestral village of my grandparents.

Lisa purchased this studio in 1987

Amenities

Santa Barbara Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 425 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Notes:
HOUSE RULES: No pets. No smoking. Maximum 2 person occupancy. Shoes off inside residence please.

Reviews

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93108 / Montecito getaway !!!
average rating of 4.9428573 based on 35 reviews
5

Great spot, especially for couples

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend at Chris & Lisa's studio in Montecito. The room is very private with its own entryway, courtyard and staircase up to parking. Amenities inside are fabulous, very modern, clean and upscale (the shower!). The place was immaculately clean when we arrived, so much so that I was very careful of my activity inside for fear of dirtying it up. We didn't get to meet Chris or Lisa during our stay, as we were out in Downtown Santa Barbara (convenient ~10 min drive away) for the majority of the weekend, but they were very hospitable and accommodating. I will definitely be keeping this spot in my repertoire for future visits.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's gratifying to host people who complement what we provide. It's a shame our local government threatens to involve themselves in this low key win-win situation for owners and travelers. There is a real threat to make this arrangement illegal.
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5

Modern Room in Montecito

  • 5 of 5

The owners obviously love their home and it shows in this room addition (with separate entrance). They have excellent taste and a description of the room make-over would not be out of place in Dwell Magazine. The room is beautiful, quiet, and calm. Do yourself a favor and get a quote for a motel in Santa Barbara (including the high taxes). In my case, this room was less expensive than Motel 6. (Perhaps because I stayed July 5-9 and rooms were scarce.) I had a great stay. However, here are some things that you should know. It is about a 15 minute drive from town on mountain roads. It is on a tiny road off of a tiny road. You will need your GPS to find it. There is only on-street parking for 1 vehicle on a road that is so narrow that a u-turn is not practical. So, you always want to approach the unit from the South. To access the room you must descend one story of stairs, made from railroad ties. THERE IS NO HANDRAIL. This is not an issue for the reasonably able bodied. However, if you have any mobility issues, are uncertain on stairs, or have a lot of luggage; the stairs may be a problem. It was not a problem for me and I am looking forward to staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great getaway in the Montecito hills

  • 5 of 5

Loved the room and the bathroom! Bathroom with steam shower was amazing! The studio is very modern and well appointed. The only downside was getting our luggage down the wooden steps from the street to the studio. Overall, a BIG thumbs up! Thank you Chris and Lisa!

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boulder, Colorado
5

Beautiful area. Convenient access to the beach and downtown.

  • 5 of 5

Friendly and attentive hosts and in a beautiful part of SB. Great spot if your needs are simple.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet, comfortable getaway

  • 5 of 5

We liked the contemporary design, very nice bathroom and lovely surroundings. We have stayed in Santa Barbara several times and did not miss the noise associated with a downtown location at all! Had coffee on the patio in the morning and enjoyed the peace and quiet.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Anchorage, AK
5

Great couples getaway studio!

  • 5 of 5

Chris and Lisa have an amazing studio. They we're both very nice and friendly. I had a late (1 am) check in which they accommodated with ease. Would highly recommend staying here. A quick drive gets you to downtown Santa Barbara, but you are far enough away that it is very quiet at night!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Santa Barbara Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$180
$1,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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