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Hubba Hubba Get Down Downtown 'It just doesn't get more central'

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps up to 4)

Caza de Coco is waaay cute, walkscore of 98% (walker's paradise). Brand spanking newly offered--well, I guess it has been 5 years now, cute as a button, short term rental smack dab in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara steps to the western entrance of the Paseo Nuevo Outdoor Mall on State Street. Fresh as a daisy (or red geranium), Fresh linens, cozy wood floors, fancy formal dining room, sun filled eat in kitchen, people watching porches, sky high ceilings, fido fenced yards, laundry, completely furnished all the way downnnnn to the dog beds and bowls. Our policy is to personally speak to any interested guest PRIOR to booking, so please contact me at eight oh five, five seven oh, nine five eight five prior to requesting a reservation. We have a friendly policy re personally speak to potential guests prior to confirmation of a reservation. Thank you and hope to hear from you soon.

fyi- We DO have a license from the City of Santa Barbara to operate a short term rental. The parcel is zoned commercial.

Keywords: bungalo, casita, cottage, house

More Details

Mimi Greenberg
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, Pig Latin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Mimi Greenberg

I moved to Santa Barbara 25 years ago after spending a mere four day vacation here. I now, and have for the last 20 years, sell real estate and manage my own rentals. All are long term, except for Caza de Coco which I converted to a vacation rental recently. It is too cute and located in an A+++location

Mimi Greenberg purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Mimi Greenberg chose Downtown

This property was converted to a vacation rental because of the location. It sits in the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. Everything is steps away, yet it fronts on one of the coolest streets in Santa Barbara. The house was built in the early 1900s so it is extremely charming with very large windows and beautiful natural light. There are fenced yards and viewing porches both front and back. It is an oasis, a secret spot, a hold-out, a gem peaking out of a downtown corridor. You won't want to leave Santa Barbara and ESPECIALLY Caza de Coco.

What makes this cottage unique

The proximity of Caza de Coco to everything that is Santa Barbara is A+. You can walk for an evening at the theatre, stroll for a little live music and wine tasting, shop till you drop, partake in two weekly Farmer's Markets steps away, or dine from coffee, breakfast, to 5* restaurants. The lovingly chosen eclectic decor, friendly floor plan, and sun filled room will warm your heart. Caza de Coco will wrap its arms around you and make you feel special and welcome in her fair city.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Cozy & convenient

Reviewed by: Lorahawaii from Honolulu

Reviewed on: 03/28/2013 for their stay in 03/2013

312352 - Caza de Coco - Huba Huba Get Down Downtown

Location can't be beat. Easy to walk to shopping, restaurants, the beach but on a quiet street. No off street parking which concerned us at first but we never had a problem finding a space. The house is cozy & well furnished - although a little less "decorating" so guests have more room to put their things would be nice. Loved sitting out on the front porch. The owner was wonderful - a very gracious "hostess" and very easy to work with.
Mar 2013
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Downtown Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , key central location
  • Tub with shower, black and white ceramic tile floor and very very tallll ceilings
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Favorito front Boudoir - 1 queen , Antique iron bd, pillowtp mattress, soft white cottn sheets
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Antique wood sleigh bed/pillow tp mattress, cotton sheet
  • One Queen and one Double Bed-- Antique beds in both bedrooms with pillowtop mattresses and fluffy soft white sheets and oodles of pillows
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Boutique abode - a nest on the coolest street downtown. Cozy eat in kitchen, formal dining for fancy dinners, fenced yards front and back, relaxing porches both front and back, hi ceilings, early l900s wood floors, black and white ceramic tile floors all cozied up smack dab in the middle of town! As a recent guest wrote 'It just doesn't get more central than this!'. I couldn't have said it better.


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Hubba Hubba Get Down Downtown 'It just doesn't get more central'
average rating of 4.814815 based on 41 reviews

Great location for dog and family!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect for 2-3 adults and a small-medium dog!

Place very comfortable. You can walk anywhere from the front door. Mimi is an outstanding hostess.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to meet all of you AND Lily! She is a very lucky pup to call you her own! Always happy to host great dog parents, I hope you will visit again soon, there is much more to see and do. Viva la Dogs! Mimi
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charming, comfortable, centrally located

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this property! It was such a charming house, close to downtown and the water.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Monica, CA

Cute! Very dog friendly and location is perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Mimi was a gracious host and provided many suggestions/tips for enjoying Santa Barbara. The house was VERY dog friendly with fenced in yard, dog beds, baby gate and bowls. Beds were comfy, all the essentials were provided. Walking distance to restaurants, shopping, coffee shops, etc. Would definitely recommend and would stay here again. Thanks Mimi!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location

  • 4 of 5

We had a good time.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hummm. "Good location"? Most guests, and MANY return year after year, when describing the location of Caza de Coco use adjectives like "stellar, amazing, fantastic, sooo convenient, perfect, GREAT!!! I am at a loss for words here. I think sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you just can't please everyone all of the time.
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San Francisco

A fabulous experience

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in one of the cottages in front with my visiting Mum & my Westie, over Christmas 2014. The cottage was the perfect size for us and the fenced in, dog-friendly garden just perfect for Hamish!

The cottage has everything you could need - and more - with the kitchen perfectly stocked so you don't have to bring anything with you if want to cook. Mimi is a wonderful host - friendly, helpful, and available if you have questions or need anything.

The location is perfect - a block from the buzz of downtown and just a short walk to the beach. I highly recommend it and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jackie: Thank you for your kind words! I hope you and your Mom are well this holiday season. Do give that little Hamish a holiday smooch from me. Hope to see you all again soon. Mimi
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Another Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our second trip to one of Mimi's cottages. This time we were in the back in the smaller, Bungalulu. We absolutely loved it. It was the perfect size for the two of us and our little dog. The kitchen is perfectly stocked, the master bedroom cozy and comfortable, the front sitting room sunny and bright and the bathroom is adorable. I fell in love with the claw foot tub! There is a second small bedroom, and a storage area next to the bathroom, so there was plenty of room to stash away suitcases and such. The gated porches and the shared backyard make this an easy place to bring your dog. That being said, the houses are clean and no sign of excessive dog wear. The location is perfect for walking to the grocery store, restaurants, bars, shopping and even down to the wharf. Mimi is a great resource for things to do and restaurants to try. Our second stay was every bit as perfect as our first. Thanks, Mimi!

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: November 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Victoria: Always great to have you. I hope to see you again soon. Mimi
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
7 blocks, easy walk or the electric shuttle $.50
Nearest Point of Interest
Paseo Nuevo Outdoor Mall
Nearest Point of Interest
Funk Zone
Nearest Point of Interest
El Paseo
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Barbara Courthouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Sterns Wharf
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Tuesday Farmer's Market
Nearest Point of Interest
Saturday Farmer's Market
Car: not necessary

Walk to shopping, wine tasting, farmer's markets, movies, restaurants, coffee, beach, marina, historical Santa Barbara (red tile walking tour begins on street), take the electric trolly to the zoo, Montecito or just for fun, hike in the foothills, water sports just blocks away. The amazing location of Caza de Coco makes it the perfect 'forget about the car and ENJOY and EXPLORE your visit to Santa Barbara'. Perfect for a car-free carefree stay smack dab in the heart of the city. Use your precious vacation time to explore our fair city and forgetabout the car!




Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning fee $200
Tax Rate 12.0%

There is a $500 damage and security deposit required for stays of less than 2 weeks. The deposit is $1,000 deposit for longer stays, it is refundable at the end of your stay and returned at exit if "alzwell!".
$200 cleaning fee if staying 1 night or 10
Maid required if staying over 2 weeks @ extra cost
minimum of 3 nite stay for holiday weekends, unless booked prior week
3 night minimum for weekends except when booked week prior

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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