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Prime Beach Location

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

This 2 bedroom residence offers the ideal location for those seeking the laid back Santa Barbara lifestyle. Nested in the heart of prestigious Montecito Village, this charming hideaway is 1 1/2 blocks from beautiful Butterfly Beach. Walk a block and a half the other direction to Coast Village Road to experience the best of Montecito's shopping, cafes and restaurants. Dine or sip martinis while watching the sunset at the internationally famed Four Seasons Biltmore Resort and Spa just a 3 minute walk from your doorstep. Explore Santa Barbara's town center just minutes away by car. Your private sanctuary features ample onsite parking, spacious rooms, quality furnishings, complete kitchen, large private courtyard with BBQ, washer and dryer, king bed and fireplace. Perfect for a restful getaway while steps away from Montecito's world class amenities. You will never want to leave.

PLEASE NOTE: THE PROPERTY WAS RECENTLY FULLY RENOVATED, NEW PHOTO'S SOON TO BE POSTED.

More Details

Owner
Kerry
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

Amenities

Montecito Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1.5
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.5 based on 14 reviews
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4

Really nice spot

  • 4 of 5

A bit noisy from road

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic place, wonderful location

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do it justice. The place is big and airy with a nice outdoor space.

We were 4 adults and 2 kids in the house with plenty of room.

The place is clean and quiet. There is a train nearby but it doesn't seem to run during the night.

It's a very short walk (under 2 minutes) to butterfly beach, one of the nicest in Santa Barbara and, in the other direction, and under 2 minutes, to Montecito Village for cute shops and restaurants.

Kerry and his wife, the owners, live upstairs and were extremely helpful and very warm and welcoming.

We had family from out of town visiting Santa Barbara at the same time, another 6 adults and 2 children, and we had them over for an outdoor barbecue in the backyard with plenty of room for everyone.

We love this place and we'll be back next year for sure.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great vacation spot - walking distance to the beach, shops and restaurants

  • 5 of 5

This place was lovely, clean and in a wonderful and safe location. We met the owners and they were very hospitable and friendly. Our family was attending a wedding at the Biltmore, which was only 2 blocks away. So this was a perfect spot for us to spread out in. We appreciated being in walking distance of beautiful Butterfly Beach, as well as being able to walk to a nearby drug store, cute shops, and great restaurants. It is on a somewhat busy street, with train tracks not far away, but there aren't that many trains that go through there a day. So we found it beneficial to use a noise machine app at night to block some of the street noise (mainly because we had warm weather and wanted our windows open). We had a great time and highly recommend this spot!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little noisy

  • 3 of 5

Location is great, close to small beach and shops. It is right off the highway so it is pretty loud. Cars seem to drive really fast through that street. The railroad tracks are also really close so be prepared for the constant train noise. We unfortunately had someone come into the condo and were robbed. The owners and myself were not able to figure out exactly what happened but it was extremely upsetting. If you stay please ask the owners to make you aware if anyone will be entering your condo in advance, I was not made aware of that.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: To clarify: The railroad tracks are located one block south of the property and there are six residences separating our unit from the tracks. The route is not heavily traveled and used primarily by Amtrak with less than 5 or 6 rail cars. We have not had any other complaints as most find the distant train whistle charming. The property is not located next to the highway and there is no highway noise. There is a 101 south bound exit that accesses Olive Mill Rd. At peak traffic hours there is some noise from the stop sign where the exit and Olive Mill intersect. Things got off to a rocky start with our guests who claimed they were missing a travel bag and an IPAD. This was and remains a mystery. We did provide our guests with a reasonable cash reimbursement and a letter offering a 50% discount for a future stay. We also did not charge our guests for a lamp and decorative accessory plate that were badly damaged. We hope this provides a helpful response for our future guests.
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5

Property, location and owners are top-notch!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed late July with our 2 young children and my parents. Our first impression was WOW! The house is renovated, clean and roomy, the backyard is great for the kids and the location to the beach was amazing. We walked down to the beach every morning and walked to downtown Montecito for coffee/breakfast and lunch! Kerry made sure our stay was fantastic. Also, having onsite laundry was an added bonus! Can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3

Nicely updated apartment on main road

  • 3 of 5

Beautifully updated and appointed ground floor apartment. Very spacious for a family of four. Nice outdoor patio, great for grilling. Short walk to both the beautiful Butterfly Beach and the main street in Montecito. Hosts were very responsive and helpful.

Unfortunately, its central location also means there is a lot of road noise from 101 exit ramp and freeway.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $150

Discounted rates available for extended stays.
Please call for quote on Holiday Weekends

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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