Sanctuary Ocean View 2/2 Home Hot Tub, Waterfall, Indoor/Outdoor Living; >Month(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:31 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Expansive ocean view open concept, 1 bedroom + 1 sleeping/office, ensuite baths
The indoors and outdoors seamlessly merge into one with large wrap-around decking surrounded by warm sunshine and cool shade of Coastal Live Oaks & citrus trees. Several outside dining, relaxation wild and lush gardens, outdoor combo water-fire pit, peaceful waterfalls and koi pond, wildlife, relaxing hot tub overlooking the sunset over the ocean and more add to the peaceful retreat.
Sunrise, hang-gliders, colorful sunsets, stargazing, a full moon shimmering over the ocean, and sparkling evening lights in your private gardens and of the canyons and coastlines of Santa Barbara, Montecito and beyond offer free entertainment. You'll never want to leave this peaceful sanctuary.
This is the perfect retreat for a vacation in paradise, romantic, private, creative or small family getaway. Within 10 minutes or less, enjoy the ocean, harbor, lively restaurants, arts and culture venues, downtown street scene, beaches, shopping, public and private gardens, the historic Santa Barbara Mission, and much more, yet a world apart at your Pacific Peace Retreat Home.
Enjoy stunning ocean, coastline, Channel Island and garden views from virtually every interior and exterior space on 1.3 acres. The 2 bedroom home has vaulted ceilings, expansive windows and french doors open to ocean views and wrap-around decks
Master bedroom has presidential series Cal King bed with lush linens, and private entry and deck for dining and lounging with waterfall, and hot tub in gardens, and great sunset views., as well as full ensuite bath with marble shower/tub
Second sleeping area/bedroom/office has private entry and deck, ensuite bath with shower, and queen excellent American Leather Perfect Sleeper sofa , plus desk, TV and recliner. All open to ocean views.
The living room has luxury seating and 55' LED TV, with views of dining room, plus full professional kitchen with eating counter, and dining area for 5 (xtra chair available)all open concept. Wide open to ocean views and French doors to decks.
Your patio deck by your master bedroom includes a private entry, beautiful gardens, loungers, umbrellas, deck heater, firepit, private hot tub overlooking the sunset over the ocean, a waterfall and much more! The guests in the 2nd bedroom also enjoys a private entry and deck with loungers tucked in the shade of the oaks overlooking the ocean. Its American Leather Perfect Sleeper was selected for ultimate sleeping comfort - convertible to queen bed. Note: There is a queen double deck airbed if someone needs a separate bed, but there is no designated location for it (has been used in office and L.R. for our grandchildren on ocassion).
The peaceful setting also includes multiple decks overlooking the ocean, islands, coastline, canyon, mountains, gardens.
The gated estate has two buildings, the Detached Guest Cottage vrbo.com/428679 that is normally rented for visitors, available 31 or more nights. And also the Detached Main House described here (vrbo.com/430881) where the very experienced hospitality owners live except while traveling. Both buildings can be rented together, or separately if available.
If only one listing (cottage or home) is rented, then semi-private access to certain amenities such as gas BBQ and free laundry facilities are scheduled with mutual respect for privacy. Fee based massage on-site may also be available. The main house occupants enjoy privacy of the large sunset view master bedroom deck with waterfall gardens and private hot tub. Cottage guests enjoy a petite deck adjacent to their entry with private hot tub.
All this is just minutes from parks, biking and hiking trails and local Montecito and Santa Barbara villages, plus nearby wine country. The contemporary indoor space and outdoor living effortlessly merge into an idyllic backdrop and oasis for the ultimate Santa Barbara getaway. You will need a car for convenience (free private off-street parking provided at your rental).
Experienced luxury property hosts help you get the best from your stay. They typically live in this main house, though when rented, may travel afar or live in adjacent guest cottage (VRBO Listing #428679) which is detached and also within the gated estate, and typically rented to other guests.
Important: Beginning January 1, 2017 the government requires a 31 night minimum rental stay. City of Santa Barbara 2016 rental license is 71312 with transient occupancy taxes collected and remitted monthly to the city.
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Member since: 2012
- 1600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- Master has a Cal-King Presidential Series bed with deck and view of ocean, beautiful gardens and waterfall. 2nd Guest bedroom/sleeping area/office has excellent Queen sofa bed as a premium comfort sleeper by American leather with deck and view of beautiful gardens and ocean. Also very comfortable . Hypoallergenic luxury linens, robes, down comforter & pillows, (1) extra queen double-decker air bed with headboard also available. Both bedrooms lead to ocean view hot tub....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Stunning views of Pacific Ocean, coastline, Channel Islands, hiking parks and mountains throughout Santa Barbara, Montecito and far beyond.. Truly remarkable estate location, like Tuscany but with ocean views. Lots of decks and many 6' wide glass doors and windows for seamless indoor/outdoor living. Ocean view hot tub to soak away your cares. Koi pond, waterfalls, rural setting, adjacent hiking parks, great bicycling on level bench area as well as mountainous area. Hangliding and parasailing groups land in park below. Gated estate in highly desirable area, very private, whether one or both listings (430881 or 428679) are rented. Perfect for a week, a month or more. May be combined with detached cottage @ extra cost. This property is a great destination for anonymity, discerning travelers and relaxation with spectacular views. Hosts retired from AAA-4 Diamond luxury adventure spa resort in Alaska. Self-serviced, self-catered. Loyalty Rewards Program benefits....moreless
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
- Mountain View:
Amazing 270 degree views of the Pacific Ocean, Channel Islands and coastline. Avoid the coastal fog at the beach. At 750' most times you'll be above the coastal fog, with blue skies in your horizon....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 5 people
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Spring Break 2017
Mar 17 - Apr 19, 2017
31 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
31 night min stay
My Standard Rate
31 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Departure cleaning fee $150
- Property Damage Protection $99
Rates are subject to change until confirmed. Contact us first to clarify questions. Reservations for 31+ nights are exempt from the local 12% transient occupancy tax. Stays of 30 or fewer nights are subject to 12% tax. For stays after December 31, 2016, only monthly rental agreement of 31 or more nights are accepted due to new city gov't policies. .
Owner's cancellation policy:
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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If you want to be close to everything, yet away from the crowds, you will enjoy the quiet, privacy, and relaxation that discerning travelers need; and you'll find it here at this private 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 extravaganza and performing arts, UCSB to name just a few. Experience the lively Farmers Markets and unique world-class shopping available throughout Santa Barbara and Montecito Village. Montecito attractions include the country club wt, Westmont College, the charming village shops. 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, and 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 parks. Come, enjoy your luxurious peaceful retreat overlooking the ocean
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: Looking for a place to test retirement or enjoy a vacation or healing retreat? This gated private estate, Pacific Peace, in Santa Barbara is Paradise!. Steve and Diane recently retired from 35 years in Juneau, Alaska after an extensive career in Hospitality, Travel and Law. Santa Barbara won over our hearts and provides a healthy new lifestyle full of culture and new friends - oh and year round sunshine as well!
Why the Owner Chose Cielito, Santa Barbara, CA, USA:
This property is truly Paradise. We looked and many hundreds of homes nationally and internationally before selecting this restorative and fun retreat destination.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
The peaceful sounds of the ponds, fountains and waterfalls compliment the garden wildlife and the deep blue ocean views. Every time we travel, we realize why we chose this location and are ever so grateful that, as usual, things work out exactly like they are supposed to in life, even when we didn't plan to live here. Serendipity!
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Pacific Ocean + Channel Island views. Watch hangliders land in Parma Park below
Panoramic ocean views from kitchen. Cook, serve, entertain, & connect guests.
Convivial, comfortable dining area open to kitchen, great room and ocean views.
Bedroom 2 - Office. Excellent Perfect Sleeper converts to sofa. Ocean views deck
Bedroom 2 /Office, 3/4 bath. Ocean view, private entry deck. Queen sofa sleeper
Bedroom 2 / office w/ queen bed converted to sofa. 32" flat screen TV, view deck
Ocean view sunset from Master bedroom deck, spa, gardens. Inspiring views.
Relax with view from most rooms and deck.
House Front Entry
Master bedroom with premium cal king bed and en suite full bath with shower/tub
Master Bath with marble tub/shower, great views of ocean & gardens.
Ocean view decks surround every room, each with a private entry.
Awake to amazing sunrise over ocean/mountains from most rooms & decks.
Open concept living, dining, kitchen area. Indoor-outdoor living, ocean views
2nd bedroom-office American Leather Queen Perfect Sleeper sofa. 3/4 bath ensuit
Bedroom 2 / Office, best sofabed, 3/4 bath, private entry, lounging deck, ocean
Combo office/bedroom 2 relax great queen sofa sleeper + en suite bath w/ shower
Quiet Deck, with awesome ocean views, also has view of cottage bldg. side. Hush.
Dine in style, open concept includes ocean and pond views from dining area.
Prof appliances (sub zero and wolf), custom cabs, clean, open to LR, DR, hall
Bdrm 1 dining area with 6 chairs, 2 loungers, spatub, waterfall, + ocean sunset
Colorful artwork from the masters adorn, for your viewing pleasure.
Master bedroom with scenic gardens , waterfall, loungers with ocean views.
enjoy direct + reflective view on side dining, lounging, koi pond deck. Bliss.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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