About the property
- Guest House600 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay30 nights
1 bedroom luxury cottage, Ocean view. Extended stays, gated semi-private estate
Get the best of both worlds, away from the crowds, yet just minutes to the action, with luxury guesthouse cottage within semi-private gated villa estate. The waterfall outside your kitchen window and birdsong in the surrounding gardens add to the sounds of paradise. You get most of the amenities of a resort at your peaceful retreat with expansive ocean views.
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: Your private guest cottage with your own private relaxing deck and private hot tub surrounded by gardens is nestled within a semi-private gated estate in Santa Barbara tucked between the Pacific Ocean and the foothills of Las Padres National Forest and Montecito, amid a 440 acre park, and estates of the rich and famous..
NEIGHBORHOOD: This site was specially selected to capture the panoramic million dollar views of the coastline, Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands National Park and Las Padres National Forest, at 750' elevation. Celebrity and executive estates surround the neighborhood. Enjoy convenience to city, village and nature, with hiking down the street, on-site birding, colorful gardens, sunrises & sunsets. You'll be a few minutes away from the crowds, and a world apart. You are just a 5-10 minute drive to downtown activities and restaurants of Santa Barbara and Montecito, famous Old Mission, Rose Garden, Botanic Gardens, Lotusland, museums, gardens, wine tasting, beaches, medical facilities, Cottage Hospital, many corporate headquarters and all the best of the area!
PERFECT FOR EXTENDED STAYS: for temporary housing, corporate rental, executive housing, medical treatment, visiting friends and relatives, relocation, remodeling, seasonal escape, creative restorative retreat, adventure or simply to enjoy open spaces and fantastic views and more.
Your luxury amenities include everything you would expect at a self-catered luxury all-suites hotel or resort , at a fraction of the price. You will enjoy ample privacy in your own guesthouse / cottage, within the quiet semi-private gated estate, and astounding ocean views from your private cottage, dining/lounging deck, hot tub and gardens.
Your quiet, peaceful private spacious 600’ sf open concept Guesthouse / Cottage building is private to you. (Owners live in separate detached home nearby, also within the semi-private gated estate - both get privacy :-). Different cultures call it by different names... Guest House, Housekeeping Cottage, Villa, Entire Home, apartment, etc. You'll enjoy every imaginable amenity, including your own adjacent private deck and hot tub surrounded by beautiful gardens and ocean/mountain/coastline/island views within the semi-private estate grounds on 1.3 acres.
LIVING AREAS - INDOORS AND OUTDOORS: Enjoy the amazing ocean views daytime, and the twinkling night lights in the evening from both your indoor and outdoor personal space. Before you even enter your beautiful private cottage, you will enjoy your outdoor living area on a relaxing flagstone deck, complete with hot tub. Imagine relaxing on your teak loungers while watching the colorful sunrise, reflections of sunset, lounging with a beverage, or simply sunning yourselves between dips in the relaxing hot tub, all while listening to the waterfall of the koi pond.
Your outdoor teak dining table is perfect for any meal, prepared right in your cottage or semi-private BBQ if you wish. You will really enjoy spending much of your time in this beautiful setting from the leisure of your own outdoor living patio deck.
Your private cottage is accessed from your own outdoor deck, surrounded by colorful pots and plantings to enhance privacy. Slip into a pair of slippers( provided), and begin to relax at your new furnished, equipped high quality home away from home. Your off-street private parking area is adjacent to your cottage, after you enter through the gated estates.
Indoors: You will enjoy the incredible views from every room in the cottage, and indoor living room includes a sitting area with comfortable sofa (converts to a top-of-the-line Queen Perfect Sleeper – a portable screen is available to enhance privacy when used as bed, if desired), Entertainment Library with books, games , free secure private Wi-Fi, flat screen television, blue ray player, I-pod speakers, and comfort items, as well as upholstered chair. Candles are provided, (battery operated, as live fire is disallowed in the area). Yoga mats, even portable air conditioning and extra heaters available if needed beyond building insulation and insulated tinted windows are available.
Your dining room is between the living room and kitchenette. It includes a table with 4 upholstered chairs, and is next to the large windows with amazing ocean and nature views, as well as the door leading to your private deck.
A large custom desk/work-surface is set on a raised wall separating the bedroom and the living room. At 7’ long, the space is ample for paperwork, creative projects or however you wish to use it – and it sets up or drops down as you wish to use the space. There is filing/storage space for supplies as needed.
Bedroom: Step up to luxury. Just two steps up from your living room, your comfortable bedroom is open to the compelling views of the ocean, gardens and nature Presidential pillow-top plush Cal-King bed with luxury linens, fluffy down comforter, and pillows, as well as pillow library are incredible. And no matter where you wake up the 10’ of mirrors will reflect the amazing ocean views. Slip on one of the luxury robes, a pair of slippers and get ready to sink into pleasure and relaxation. Your double large mirrored closet includes extra linens, as well as a combination safety deposit box.
Your full bathroom with tub and shower combo, large vanity and mirrors, dual storage areas with ample large fluffy white towels hair dryer, starter supplies and bath amenities is on the same level and adjacent to your bedroom area. Luxury robes & slippers provided for use indoors.
Your fully-equipped spacious and modern kitchenette with quality cabinets, granite and stainless steel includes everything you need to prepare meals, including starter supplies, coffee/tea, etc., even an ocean view, and a window that opens to the sounds of the koi pond below it. Easily prepare meals with all necessary appliances including 2 burner induction stove, compact convection oven/broiler oven, coffee/espresso maker, filtered water, refrigerator, all small appliances and implements, full set of dishes, glassware and supplies, starter spices and essentials, and more. Your freezer is next to the semi-private laundry room – about 10 steps from your cottage building – and it can be moved to your cottage, if desired post-arrival. Literally everything you need whether staying 1 or 6 months.
In addition, a semi-private gas BBQ with 5th burner next to the rear of your cottage by the semi-private laundry with free washer and dryer laundry in garage. Beach chairs and other amenities area also available for your use.
Your Welcome Note provides basic info, and your printed Guest Guide binder, may include coupons available for fitness center, wine tastings, etc. as well as suggestions for dining, sights, hiking, beaches, culture, photography, etc. Hiking, walking and birding books in your library help you enjoy the local area. Trail access maps to adjacent Parma Park, and easy access to nearby Sheffield Reservoir, 5 minutes to Botanic Gardens, and Old Mission/Rose Gardens, Lotusland, El Encanto resort, Riviera Theater and Business Park, and just 10 minute drive to downtown Santa Barbara and Montecito. Bring your bikes, as the world famous Gibralter Loop for avid cyclists is just a minutes ride from your cottage.
HOSTS: Knowledgeable hosts live within the semi-private gated estate in a separate private home near the private cottage, each have separate buildings, decks, gardens, hot tubs, etc.. We are a couple with no kids or pets at home, retired executives, with about 30 years career in law, real estate, luxury resort and corporate lodging, destination wedding consulting and travel management, mostly in Alaska and California. Let us know your interests and get the best custom recommendations of hidden gems and top local experiences around the world, or to help you enjoy the most from your Santa Barbara experience.
Take the convenient road less traveled now along the beautiful American Riviera and discover why guest reviews and ratings top the charts. Create joyful memories lasting a lifetime right here at your private cottage with deck and hot tub, within a gated luxury estate. Perfect for extend stays.
BOOK NOW! Easy on-line booking and secure payment. Or call Diane and Steve at 805-637-2382 or 805-637-6236( clue: or pacificpeace1 at the universal gee mail account ) to book Pacific Peace's Amazing Ocean View Cottage with hot tub in Santa Barbara. Enjoy extended stay rates, (31 day minimum 2017 and beyond). Loyalty/Frequent Stay program. Former guests, contact direct for new info.
Diane and Steve Pearson
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About Diane and Steve Pearson
Steve and Diane worked in management, law and luxury destinations in Alaska for 35 years before retiring to beautiful Santa Barbara. For fun, Steve writes and plays a variety of music and loves hiking, music and fitness. And Diane enjoys gardening, hiking, fitness and jazz. Both have served on many community boards. Steve is now retired and still writing and singing, and Diane provides relocation assistance to Santa Barbara area, is a certified wedding consultant, and has a California real estate license. The same attention to detail is evident in Pacific Peace vacation/corporate rentals in Santa Barbara is what won our former inn, Pearson's Pond Luxury Inn and Adventure Spa in Juneau most travel journals' designation as 'Best of' in accommodations, destination wedding, honeymoon, and adventure vacation destination, and which was featured in hundreds of magazines, dozens of films and much more including Sunset, BackRoads, AAA, CNN, 1,000 Places to Stay Before You Die, etc. We want to host you so you can ensure you get the best quality and value. With our extensive experience, we can help guide you in creating your ideal vacation! And we look forward to serving you.
Diane and Steve Pearson purchased this Guest House in 2010
Why Diane and Steve Pearson chose Cielito
After a worldwide search for the perfect destination for active retirement, we found Paradise in Santa Barbara. This specific property called Pacific Peace, which translates to 'Little Heaven', captured their hearts and their exact vision of paradise on earth. The expansive scenic views of ocean, islands, coastline and mountains will take your breath away. The home, cottage and town has everything needed for active retirement while providing visual beauty and intellectual stimulation. We can help YOU relocate too!
What makes this Guest House unique
Great for corporate, relocation, temporary home for monthly rental.The incredible views of coastline, ocean, night lights and mountains is unique. You will enjoy being away from the fog which is typical at the beach until noonish. You'll be away from the noise and dense neighborhoods, and instead, revel in the quiet and exclusive upper Riviera Estates area, near the heart of hiking/biking/paragliding areas, and still close-in (10 minutes to beach, 5 minutes to mission, 10 to galleries, museums, shopping, theater, etc.), enjoying Santa Barbara which is a world-class vacation destination, and finding space and nature to enjoy and relax. Within just two separate detached resident buildings on this gated estate away from the crowds, you can rest assured of privacy and security, great for, a healing or creative retreat, escaping cold winters, business, temporary lodging or assignment, during remodeling, or relocating and beyond. And, after 26 years in luxury resort management and catering to discerning guests, we truly enjoy sharing our piece of paradise. We can also facilitate concierge service and share info about the hidden gems in the region beyond that shown in your rental, its deck, gardens, and hot tub.
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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.
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The awe inspiring panoramic views call you to be present in the moment, relax on the deck with a beverage. Discerning travelers appreciate the stunning views. Tucked in foothills of Santa Barbara near to Montecito billionaires. Your private cottage and owners private home are close. screened and share a gated estate in Santa Barbara. Year round sunshine, spectacular ocean views and laid-back luxury are all compelling reasons to stay here at Pacific Peace Cottage in Santa Barbara, the American Riviera. Unlike a typical ‘neighborhood’, these multi-acre Riviera estates are in the scenic foothills of the Las Padre mountains, between where the mountains meet the sea. The expansive 270 degree ocean, mountain and coastal views are unparalleled in this area of Santa Barbara and specifically at this estate. To help you enjoy your stay, your In-Room Guest Guide provides you with Insider Tips, as well as discount coupons or passes for a variety of attractions, festivals, wineries, dining, fitness centers and more. All of the key attractions in Santa Barbara and Montecito are nearby and just a few minute drive from your private retreat. Bicycles, beach chairs, BBQ, etc are all available on-site. Explore the nearby unique and world-famous Lotusland Gardens, Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara Natural History Museum, Harbor and Maritime Museum, Santa Barbara Zoo, Old Mission Santa Barbara, El Presidio de Santa Barbara Historic State Park, Santa Barbara Wharf and Pier, Ty Warner Sea Center, Downtown/State Street scene, wine & culinary, performing arts , polo fields, Westmont, UCSB, Cottage, Issel & more. Experience the lively Farmers Markets and unique world-class shopping available throughout Santa Barbara and Montecito Village. Enjoy al fresco lunch in the courtyards of Paseo Nuevo, a charming outdoor mall downtown SB and La Cumbra Center on upper end of State St. as well as Upper and Lower Village shopping areas in Montecito. Golfing? Enjoy a game of golf at any of the many public golf courses, including the spectacular Sandpiper golf course overlooking the Pacific Ocean, known as the poor man's Pebble Beach. It also has great lessons for improving your long and short games at a great price. Tennis anyone? This is a perfect location for a game of tennis at the nearby Santa Barbara Tennis Club, complete with swimming pool. You can rent a membership during your stay, or enjoy any of the public courts nearby. Whale watching, sunset cruises, dinner cruising, sailing, surfing, SUPing, kayaking, paragliding over the ocean, jet-skis and yachting are popular and just minutes away. Lessons and rentals are available. The harbor, wharf and beach are great destinations for water sports as well as dining and walking. The heated outdoor swimming pool by the waterfront is wonderful as well. Of course you can borrow any of our beach chairs and umbrella to enjoy a picnic on the beach. Santa Barbara is a cultural icon for the visual and performing arts. There is always something special happening in town. The local calendar is filled with dozens of events – enough to keep you coming back for more. Santa Barbara is a foodie & wine heaven. From casual to fine dining, explore the best with the freshest ingredients, perfectly paired with local and world-class wines. Fresh fish from the Pacific Ocean is offered in many restaurants. Mexican food is a popular favorite as well. Enjoy wine tasting at the many local wineries, as well as those in nearby wine country including Los Olivos, Santa Ynez, Solvang and more. We provide tips on our favorites. If you will be staying during the first Thursday Art Gallery Walk each month, the Sunday art and craft show, or any of the many festivals throughout the year in Santa Barbara, you'll be amazed at the dynamic energy and creativity. Popular Festivals include the star-studded Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Old Spanish Days Fiesta, Summer Solstice Parade and festival, Harbor and Seafood Festival, Vitner's Festival, Food Festivals, Earth Day Festival and so much more. Live music at the Music Academy of the West, the Santa Barbara Bowl, and the many other local venues provide a diversity of music enjoyment from professional classical, opera, choral, symphony, jazz, blues, rock, & more world-reknown professional musicians. Nearby you will also find many health inspired destinations, including spas, aesthetic and beauty salons as well as the nearby and successful Issel Integrated Oncology Treatment clinic, Cottage Hospital, fitness, yoga and meditation centers, and much more. This gated estate area is very popular for bicycling (loans available), paragliding & hang-gliding (which provide lessons and land in the park below us), hiking (adjacent and nearby), watching wildlife and soaring hawks, enjoying nature, birding (hundreds on site), all with space and freedom to roam. There are dozens of trails in adjacent and nearby park
Additional information about rental rates
Tax/License 71312. Starting 2017 local rules require rental agreements to be 31 or more nights; noting that 12% bed tax would apply to cancellations resulting in less than 31 nights. Monthly rates are pre-discounted to half of the nightly rates; For multi-month reservations, a minimum first and last month rent, and security deposit is due at time of reservation. Questions? 805-627-2382. Guests and their agents remain responsible for any damages or cleaning that exceeds deposit or insurance or fees. Guest and its agents are fully responsible for any damage, loss or actions and following laws and rental rules.