Step through the gates of Spring House and you will be welcomed by a serene fountain and Zen statuary. Enjoy secluded privacy in a lush tropical setting. Step outside the gates and you are a mere 5 minute walk from Butterfly Beach - the most beautiful beach in Santa Barbara, the historic Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel and Spa, and Coast Village Road - the exclusive heart of Montecito with a wide variety of dining options, boutiques and gift shops, and business and banking services. Enjoy that vacation cocktail without the worry of driving home!
The layout of Spring House allows maximum flexibility for multiple families or families traveling with a nanny. This property is owner managed and we are committed to ensuring you have the vacation of your dreams, so please ask us if you have any special needs. We will respect your privacy: Spring House will be ready and waiting for you with no management contact unless you initiate it.
Spring House exceeds customary expectations, and is a luxury experience from original art to Viking appliances. The living room contains two separate conversation areas which lead to an enclosed terrace through two sets of French doors, where a second fountain provides background music for your dining or lounging pleasure. The formal dining room seats six with room for additional tables and an adjacent bar with five bar stools. The kitchen is adjacent to the dining room in an open floor plan style sharing the warmth of a gas fueled fireplace and a flatscreen tv. The kitchen is appointed with a Viking astove, granite countertops and a soaring ceiling with skylights. A glass door and pass through windows over a farmhouse sink give way to a gracious brick patio decorated with potted plants and dense landscaping where the third of four fountains gurgles while you dine or relax. The BBQ is located here. The media room, which is adjacent to the dining area, can also serve as a (fifth) bedroom with complete privacy; it houses a 47' flatscreen, a second fireplace, and a queen sleeper sofa.
The master bedroom is furnished with an exotic teak king bed, a fireplace, and flatscreen. It includes a huge walk-in closet with built-in dresser, an en suite bathroom with travertine counters and floors and a dressing table. The second bedroom also has an en suite bathroom, a queen four-poster, and a private balcony. The third bedroom is charmingly decorated with a seating area, and contains a king size bed and a daybed with trundle to sleep four people comfortably. The attached "studio bedroom" (bedroom #4) contains a queen bed, an abbreviated kitchen (sink, microwave, mini-fridge), and a full bathroom. The wall of windows in the studio folds open to a garden and lanai where you will find a ping pong table, outdoor fridge and jacuzzi. A fourth full bathroom is adjacent to the media room and the third bedroom. the house is well stocked with movies, books, games, and puzzles. Upon request, we can provide bluetooth speakers for your personal music library.
The multiple cooking and dining options make Spring House a perfect location for major holidays or multi-family vacations. The extensive landscaping is well-lit for leisurely al fresco evenings in Santa Barbara's year-round temperate climate. The outdoor experience at this compound is a fantasy of light, sound, water and tropical foliage. Expect the very best...You will get it here!
Here is our cancellation policy, as it appears in the online Occupancy Agreement to which all our guests agree at the time of booking:
"8. Cancellation Policy: Cancellations, in writing via USPS or e-mail, more than ninety (90) days prior to Check-in Date receive full refund of all monies paid. Cancellations sixty (60) days to ninety (90) days prior to Check-in Date forfeit deposit. Cancellations less than sixty (60) days prior to Check-in receive no refund of rent but we will return your security deposit, and cleaning fee." Trip insurance is strongly recommended.
Keywords: dog lovers, beach compound, mini-estate, tropical retreat, zen garden, walk everywhere, car-optional, personally managed with a professional touch by a property owner who cares!