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**5-STAR** Montecito Sanctuary! Light Filled! 1bd+ PLUS LOFT Cottage!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

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A Place To RE-Balance and RE-Rejuvenate

Are you ready to Re-balance? Find your center again? Enjoy the California Riviera? Drink in the beautiful rose colored Santa Barbara mountains out your windows? Relax by the fountain in your private courtyard on our 1 1/2 acres of solitude?

We have created a space of harmony and beauty for you to rejuvenate in.

You are welcome to bring your children. Bring your pet. Bring your best friend. Or come with just that someone special. However.........we know that some of the best retreats are when you come ALONE!

Relax in our King sized bed with luxury linens in the downstairs bedroom.

The Sleeping Loft has the world's most comfortable bed located up in a space with large windows on one side. Like sleeping in a luxury tree house. This space is great for kids or adventurous adults! The ceiling is sloped so expect to stand up on one side of the bed only! :)

Cook in a fully equipped kitchen, including a dishwasher. (We personally love the dishwasher.............hand wash if you like, but the dishwasher was put there for your service. Who wants to deal with dishes on retreat)?!!


We have provided a writing desk in a cozy corner with a view of the mountains, a flat screen television, cozy soft couches, brand new glass tiled bathroom, private courtyard that is sunny all afternoon, huge french doors that look out onto a gurgling fountain, all done in a manner to soothe your senses and bathe you in serenity.

Come here to RELAX!

We have an onsite studio for private in-house massage by one of the finest massage therapists in Santa Barbara (San Ysidro Ranch utilizes her services)! Or choose to have your massage in the cottage or outside in the courtyard!

We will stock your fridge with organic ingredients if your desire. If you don't feel like cooking, let us offer organic food served to your door by some of the best chefs around. Vegan? No problem. Want steak? We know where to get that. Craving Indian? One of our best friends is a renown Ayurvedic personal chef in town.

You can come for a HEALTH RETREAT and sign up for one of our health tracks that can include: a nutrition consult, juicing, supplement makeover, exercise recommendations and health analyses. All done by a licensed and experienced Nurse Practitioner.

We know that whatever type of retreat that you choose, you will find StillPoint Sanctuary a place you will long to come back to. We are looking forward to your visit.

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017

About Jill

I grew up in Santa Barbara and in the process fell in love with the beautiful foothills. The weather is the best here! We love it here on our 1.3 acres and enjoy planting, picking blackberries, enjoying the views and the solitude.

I am a Nurse Practitioner and a Midwife and have been practicing for many years here. I am passionate about heath and living a balanced life. My passion is educating others so that they can find their best health and balance as well.

I am a mother and an avid skier, pilot, hiker and adventurer.

I want others to come and enjoy life here at the Sanctuary and take away a sense of being grounded and rejuvenated.

We're here to help you make it happen!


Santa Barbara Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 is a Sleeping Loft - 1 queen , Sleeping Loft has a very comfortable Queen Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Bedroom 1 is downstairs with a King Bed
  • King size beds (1) King bed in the cozy downstairs bedroom. Stretch out in this space that was created just for comfort and luxurious sleeping., Queen size Beds (1) The most comfortable bed for whomever is lucky enough to get the Sleeping Loft.......all luxury linens and softness.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • alternative lifestyle
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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**5-STAR** Montecito Sanctuary! Light Filled! 1bd+ PLUS LOFT Cottage!
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 9 reviews

montecito sanctuary

  • 3 of 5

Although we Loved being in California, to beat the summer heat in Phoenix, there were issues with this property. The kitchen was lovely but there was NO where to put anything. We stayed for 10 days, and brought alot of our own food, but had to store things elsewhere. The upstairs loft, was hot as hell, and I am short, and there is no way I could get out of bed without bonking my head. The lovely outdoor space, gave us no view, nor did ANY of the cottage. But, the two things that bothered me the most: the property really needed maintenance, spiderwebs everywhere, trash NEVER picked up outside, old boxes and beat up car in outside area AND it really bothered me that there was Nothing to greet us with except for a framed note. Coffee was out, and usually there is something...a bottle of wine...something to make you feel welcome.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family fun

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place for our family of four!!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Portland, Oregon


  • 5 of 5

When you are down on the floor doing yoga, you really know if a place is clean! Jill's cottage was clean, warm and welcoming. A delight!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Albuquerque, NM

Love this little cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We always enjoy our stays at this lovely little cottage in the hills of Montecito. Jill is the perfect hostess to make sure the cottage has everything we need. We love that the kitchen is always stocked with coffee beans and a grinder so that we can enjoy our freshly brewed morning coffee before heading out for walks on the beach or exploring the fun restaurants and shopping in Montecito and Santa Barbara. Our daughter attends nearby Westmont College and loves to come and sleep in the loft of the cottage whenever we're here to visit. We're thankful to have found this gem and come back to the Montecito Sanctuary every chance we get!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and quiet

  • 5 of 5

A perfect retreat for some tranquility and solitude just up the hill from downtown Santa Barbara. Perfect accommodations for 2-4 people. The space was very warm and inviting will all the amenities of home. Definitely would recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is a terrific place to stay, especially with a small pooch. It was lovely & comfortable, with wonderful mountain views. The owner simply could not be more hospitable & helpful, and sent absolutely perfect driving directions. The property is a very quick drive to Santa Barbara or Montecito, with a private setting. It has everything you could possible need; a fully-equipped kitchen, large washer/dryer, WiFi, cable, and a charming freestanding gas stove. I would suggest that this location is best for 1-3 people, or 2 couples at the most if they're very friendly.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US 101
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Butterfly Beach
Car: necessary

We are located in a beautiful canyon in Montecito. You can be in the Village of Montecito in 4 minutes. You can be Downtown shopping and dining and drinking tea or coffee people watching in 7 minutes. The beach.........6 minutes. Beautiful hiking/biking trails........3 minutes, or simply walk to them out your door. We live in paradise and everything is close enough to be easy, yet you feel complete privacy and solitude when you come home to your Sanctuary.


Rates & Availability

Santa Barbara Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jun 13 2017 - Sep 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Pet Fee $45
Damage Deposit $150

City Bed Tax is 10% for stays less than 30 days
There is a Tourism Tax of $4 applies to each night's stay
One time cleaning fee is $95

Bring Fido......$35.
Additional pets free!!
Pet deposit may be required.

Security deposit = $150 minimum
Please contact us for monthly rates.

We are happy to provide cleaning during your stay for a nominal fee.

We can provide private massage, nutrition consults, delivered meals or a stocked organic fridge!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.