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Amazing Ocean View Guesthouse + Hot Tub, Luxury Villa Estate. Save Month 2 Month

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neighborhood below includes Parma Park, Sheffield Reservoir, Pacific Ocean


Last updated: 04/24/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-31 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Guest House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

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.
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Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

Property Type

  • Guest House
  • 600 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    No exceptions...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Pacific Peace Cottage with ocean view hot tub and deck: 1 king, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Luxury king bedroom. Luxury queen sofa living room, 1/2 wall...moreless

  • Wake up to spectacular ocean view sunrises. Enjoy benefits of a good night sleep as you are enveloped in lofty down comforter, luxury linens and hypo-allergenic pillows (pillow library). Luxurious Cal-King size Presidential Series bed in the raised bedroom open to, yet separated by bar height wall and built-in desk from sunken living area. If needed, in addition to King-Size Bed, there is also a -size American Leather Ultimate Comfort Perfect Sleeper sofa-bed, only the best for our guests. Ample storage for extended stays....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower, jetted tub

    Incl starlit hot tub on your own deck for your exclusive use...moreless

  • Marble, ample storage, lighting and mirrors. Ample countertop. 1 sink, 1 tub with shower, 1 toilet. All the necessities included, such as hair dryer, fluffy towels for bath and hot tub, luxury robes, slippers, emergency supplies and starter supplies for extended stays....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Relaxed luxury for discerning travelers away from the peering crowds and media, within a semi-private gated estate. Panoramic ocean, coastline, island and mountain views. Tucked away in paradise between the Las Padres National Forest foothills and the Pacific Ocean. Upscale furnishings and amenities, including robes, slippers, hair dryer, starter suplies for kitchen and bath, safe, and most anything you might need for a private escape away from it all in nature, yet just 5 minutes to the famous Old Mission, 5-10 minutes to downtown Santa Barbara and Montecito, 10 minutes to beach. So close, yet a world apart. You'll want to stay forever. 5 star reviews and 26 years discreet luxury inn & corporate rental management experience assure you a quality experience. Come, stay, enjoy and reward yourself with another stay with our exclusive Guest Loyalty Rewards and Referrals Program....moreless


  • Books:

    Books, publications, maps, hiking guides and more to make the most of your vacation here is available in your cottage. Plus, there are a small library of novels, and many more upon inquiry. ...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Blue Ray & DVD player, Pandora, etc....moreless

  • Games:

    Cards, games available. Inquire re: selection, or bring your own....moreless

  • Music Library:

    Available CD's,....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable TV...moreless

  • Stereo:

    I pod speakers, Pandora music channels smart tv...moreless

  • Television:

    Smart TV with internet, Pandora, Netflix, and much more...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Video on Santa Barbara. Netflix channel...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Enjoy a spectacular Birdseye View on high from the foothills of SB to the California central coastline and beaches. Beautiful colorful sunrise over mountains, and moonlit nights from your hot tub....moreless

  • Downtown:

    So close, and a world apart... From your oceanview Riviera estate above dtwn , drive a quick 5-10 minutes to bars, shopping, traffic, crowds of central downtown Santa Barbara, Montecito, Old Mission...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Enjoy spectacular ocean views from hi Riviera estate below Las Padres Nat'l Forest, majestic Mt. La Cumbra, Channel Islands . Cycling enthusiasts bring bicycles to enjoy nearby famous Gibralter Loop...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Just 10 minute drive to the ocean, with spectacular views of the ocean, islands, coastline and downtown core of Santa Barbara and Montecito....moreless

  • Ocean View:

    The Best Spectacular Panoramic Ocean Views of Pacific Ocean, Coastline, Channel Islands and twinkling evening lights of Santa Barbara, Montecito, and beyond from your Riviera Estates on high....moreless

  • Rural:

    Close-in, away from crowds. Riviera estate @ 750' elevation, birds eye view of ocean, coastline, islands from cottage, hot tub. Where shelter & nature converge, amid swaying palms, near hiking trails...moreless

  • Water View:

    Listen to the waterfall of the Koi Pond adjacent to your cottage , as you relax in your cottage and deck, with pacific ocean view beyond. in Santa Barbara near the edge of Montecito, by luxury estates...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    4 at indoor dining table, plus outdoor dining table and chairs on your private deck. And lovely deck loungers to enjoy a snack and beverage while watching the sunrise....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Portable room air conditioner available on request. Several fans. Ocean breezes. Lots of tinted windows, all with screens....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    Free broadband, internet and WiFi secured....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Excellent electric dryer available in detached adjacent garage. Semi-private and Free...moreless

  • Computer Available:

    laptop may be available, inquire....moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Yoga mats provided. Life-fitness bands available. 24-Fitness gym access 10 minutes by car (passes available, fee may apply. In room fee-based professional massage therapy available....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Portable Heater and cooling fans en suite. Insulated Building and windows, also tinted....moreless

  • Internet:

    Secure, private, free internet....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    luxury linens, down comforters, pillow library, extra throws for cuddling. Luxury robes, slippers....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Open comfortable seating, sofa bed, recliner, tables, tv, blue ray, everything you can imagine. Large windows to capture expansive ocean views. Adjacent to your private deck & hot tub + gardens....moreless

  • Parking:

    Private assigned parking adjacent to your cottage, ad inside the gated estate....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Private parking area adjacent to your detached private cottage....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Extra parking may be available, inquire....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Skype or your cell. Emergency cell available on request....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Premium Spa & bath towels. ...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Excellent high efficiency washer available in detached adjacent garage. Semi-private and Free. Starter supplies available....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Secure, private, free wi-fi...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    List of local caterers and drop-off individual fresh meals, available on request....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee pot, plus espresso/cappuccino maker, + teapot...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All variety included, plus water purifier...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Set of 4, plus all basic cooking and food prep dishes and utensils....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchenette suitable for an extended stay. Appliances included, right down to the cappuccino maker, blender. Stocked with starter supplies & welcome snack. Ample storage. See details...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Does everything. Plus basic small appliances like blender, espresso maker, coffee maker, toaster, etc....moreless

  • Oven:

    Excellent countertop convection oven and broiler provided....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Basic food pantry items, spices, oils, vinegar, and condiments available as starter supplies....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    1/2 size refrigerator unit installed; additional full size refrigerator with freezer and condiments available in adjacent garage/ free laundry area. Can move into cottage if desired...moreless

  • Stove:

    2 burner induction stovetop, plus portable convection/broiler oven. microwave, all the cooking pans, utensils needed. Plus, shared gas BBQ with outdoor burner. ...moreless

  • Toaster:

    for bread and bagels....moreless


  • Balcony:

    At your ground level next to your cottage....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Own ocean view deck with dining table and chairs, loungers, and hot tub. Next to koi pond with waterfall. Huge views of coastline, islands, ocean, canyon lights below and more. Surrounded by gardens....moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    Deck with umbrellas by your hot tub. Teak loungers with cushions. Use of deck heaters. Endless ocean and coastline views....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Beautiful landscaping, garden pots, lighting, water feature with colorful koi pond, garden tub, lounging deck....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    KitchenAid Stainless Gas grill with extra 5th burner and all the trimmings is a shared amenity with detached home on-site....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Experience the health benefits of soaking in your own starlit hot tub spa surrounded by ocean and garden views. Enjoy muscle relaxation, better sleep & circulation as the jets gently massage & relax...moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Your hot ttub can be set for and used as a cool plunge pool or hot tub. Not suitable for swimming. Exclusively yours....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


Write a review 4.9
from 58 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2017
30 night min stay
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May 1 - May 31, 2017
30 night min stay
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Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
30 night min stay
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Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
30 night min stay
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Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
30 night min stay
2017 Fall-Winter
Oct 1 - Oct 7, 2017
31 night min stay

Nightly Rate
Oct 8 - Oct 31, 2017
30 night min stay
Nightly Rate
Nov 1 - May 31, 2018
31 night min stay
Summer 2018
Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2018
31 night min stay


Rates are based on 1 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$1,999 $5,999

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Departure Cleaning Fee $149
  • Property Damage Protection $99


Tax/License 71312. Starting 2017 local rules require rental agreements to be 31 or more nights. Monthly rates are pre-discounted; Questions? 805-627-2382. Guests remain responsible for any damages or cleaning that exceeds deposit, insurance or fees.

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50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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12 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport 15 min. LAX 90 minutes
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
El Encanto, Honor Bar, Funk Zone, Wine Tours
2 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Stearns Wharf and Harbor shuttle
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
La Cumbra, Municipal, Montecito,Fairview,Sandpiper
2 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak Santa Barbara Station
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Freeway 101, Hwy 192, Hwy 154
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
El Encanto, Hundreds within avg 10 minutes drive
200 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mammoth, Big Bear, Mountain High, Mt. Pinos
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
East & West Beaches, Stearns Wharf, Harbor, Hendry

Car: Recommended

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.

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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


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: 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.

Why the Owner Chose Cielito, Santa Barbara, CA, USA:
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!

The Unique Benefits at this Guest House:
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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Calendar last updated: 04/24/2017

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  • neighborhood below includes Parma Park, Sheffield Reservoir, Pacific Ocean

    neighborhood below includes Parma Park, Sheffield Reservoir, Pacific Ocean

  • Perfect Sleeper sofa in LR by American Leather - no springs/bars, just comfy

    Perfect Sleeper sofa in LR by American Leather - no springs/bars, just comfy

  • Views of Living -Dining -Entertainment area from kitchen area.

    Views of Living -Dining -Entertainment area from kitchen area.

  • Soak in ocean views from your own deck, spa, loungers. Dine alfresco.

    Soak in ocean views from your own deck, spa, loungers. Dine alfresco.

  • Soak in ocean views from your own deck, spa, loungers. Dine alfresco.

    Soak in ocean views from your own deck, spa, loungers. Dine alfresco.

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  • Feed Koi  & listen to  healing waterfall sounds waterfall by your deck & cottage

    Feed Koi & listen to healing waterfall sounds waterfall by your deck & cottage

  • view from deck by koi pond, your deck is down 2 steps ahead, behind pots.

    view from deck by koi pond, your deck is down 2 steps ahead, behind pots.

  • Amazing Ocean views from your private cottage, deck and hot tub!

    Amazing Ocean views from your private cottage, deck and hot tub!

  • garden views from bedroom

    garden views from bedroom

  • Imagine awakening your senses at sunrise in bed, at  breakfast or hot tub deck

    Imagine awakening your senses at sunrise in bed, at breakfast or hot tub deck

  • Queen sofa sleeper by American Leather, very comfy. Great views

    Queen sofa sleeper by American Leather, very comfy. Great views

  • Your deck, hidden from view with lush gardens next to the koi pond & waterfall.

    Your deck, hidden from view with lush gardens next to the koi pond & waterfall.

  • Dine with ocean views from every window, indoors or out. Always entertaining!

    Dine with ocean views from every window, indoors or out. Always entertaining!

  • Marble tiled full bath/shower, every amenity, starter kit, storage, luxury towel

    Marble tiled full bath/shower, every amenity, starter kit, storage, luxury towel

  • View from your cottage, deck, hot tub and gardens!

    View from your cottage, deck, hot tub and gardens!

  • Lounge, dine and hot tub in sunshine or starlight with views of the ocean!

    Lounge, dine and hot tub in sunshine or starlight with views of the ocean!

  • Luxury Cal King bed open to Ocean Views everywhere!

    Luxury Cal King bed open to Ocean Views everywhere!

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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