About the property
- House1600 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay27 nights
House, 2 Bedrooms + Office, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4)
Our glass home with unlimited mountain and sunset views is a paradise for nature lovers. It is on an acre of fruit trees and native habitat abundant with birds and wildlife! All rooms have cathedral ceilings and expansive windows - the living room has floor to ceiling windows on 3 walls. Even the master bath has mountain views from the shower.
Outdoor living areas are on all sides of the house, but the large deck off the living room will capture your heart as red tail hawks soar by at eye level. Enjoy the stars and frog song as well as the early morning birds from the private spa 3 steps outside the bedroom door. Walk the property to pick lemons, tangerines, oranges, avocados and other fruit in season. Enjoy your own flower arrangements from roses picked outside the master bedroom. In the lower orchard is a small artist studio occupied by another creative woman. The studio is completely invisible from the house.
Our hillside Mission Canyon home is above the Mission, walking distance to the Botanic Gardens (it is not a 'formal' garden but one where you hike the numerous paths while enjoying the natural plants) and we are close to other hiking trails.
Just minutes to downtown, and 10 minutes to the beach, you have complete privacy but easy access to other Santa Barbara amenities.
We are just 20 minutes to Lake Cachuma where you can enjoy boating, kayaking and fishing - and again more wildlife.
Our home is perfect for a couple getaway or an inspiring 'work' environment. Numerous books, paintings and musical compositions have been produced here!
Keywords: Santa Barbara Beautiful, indoor/outdoor living, hiking trails, 2 minutes to Mission
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- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- May 1, 2018
About Jeanne Gemmell
We are retired high school educators who love to experience new environments and share our home with like minded people.
Jeanne Gemmell purchased this House in 1972
Why Jeanne Gemmell chose Mission Canyon
We chose our home because of its natural surroundings and gorgeous views all enhanced by the architectural style which brings the outdoors in.
What makes this House unique
Early morning coffee and biscotti in the spa, followed by freshly picked oranges and breakfast on the deck...
Pool / Spa
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Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Enjoy a Peaceful Retreat
This is our 4th time returning to this property---
We continue to appreciate the peace and tranquility of this wonderful location---Just minutes from downtown Santa Barbara, the beaches, yet a quiet oasis.
The spacious grounds, wonderful trees and variety of plantings make you feel like you are in your own world. We never tire of starting the day when the light begins to shine onto the hillside and mountains.
Even though we enjoy a late afternoon drink at the Boathouse restaurant at Hendry s Beach nothing compares to the view from your own deck. We often
head back to the house, after a trip to the Farmer s Market to grill supper and enjoy the spectacular sunset. During our time in Santa Barbara we take full advantage of having dinner outside at the house, or one of the many restaurants in town with wonderful patio and terrace seating.
Thank you again Jeanne for allowing us to share your special place.
A wonderful home from home
We were fortunate enough to rent this property for 6 weeks in the summer and loved it. It's a real home from home. The house has everything you need and more. It's very well situated for everything Santa Barbara has to offer, but just far enough away from town to make it very peaceful and private. The views from the terrace are amazing and I would strongly recommend this property to anyone.