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Views from many of the rooms! Magnificent!

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Last updated: 09/09/2016
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  • Minimum stay:4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Award winning 3/3, gorgeous city/ocean views, close to amenities. Check out the 5 star reviews!

Unobstructed views overlooking the city, ocean and channel islands were maximized during a second story addition and complete remodel of this family home in keeping with its original 1904 character. Hand-crafted elements, fixtures, finishes and top-line details were used throughout as televised on tv's THIS OLD HOUSE program in 7 episodes.

The beautiful decoration of the home and gardens, including the art and antiques, combine to present a very well appointed, comfortable home in the fine arts and crafts tradition. The outstanding views are enjoyed from the master, master deck, guest room, living room, entrance, office, deck and huge covered porch/outside living room.

Location
The location is perfectly situated, a short distance to the mission, historic parks, kids world, downtown and the $.50 state street shuttle to the world renowned marina, picturesque beaches, shopping, zoo, and Montecito, home to the stars. This luxurious home is lovingly filled with quality, taste and all the amenities for your visit to Santa Barbara, 'The America's Riviera'.

The remodeled home
This spacious 3 bedroom/3 bath home, with, family room, dining room, office and chef’s kitchen, also has an outside living room on its 15’ x 20’ covered porch as well as 3 patios, & terraced flower and veggie gardens. The luxurious home is located in the perfect a spot to ensure your visit is comfortable and unforgettable. Quality details are throughout, inspired by a love of the arts and crafts tradition including art & antiques to enhance your vacation experience.

Chef’s kitchen w/ prep & eating bar

All the equipment and appliances one could need are located in this cheery, cherry kitchen. Hardwood floors welcome you into the space where the family can just hang out or prepare meals for dining in the adjacent dining room or al fresco on the many patios or on the front porch & enjoy the views. Coffee, relaxation or wine times are perfect for the outside living room with views and comfort to gather and enjoy your stay.

Master bedroom & upper deck

The romantic 1000 sq. Foot second-story master suite (king bedroom, en-suite, & library) has vaulted ceilings, venetian plaster (throughout the home), and is completely private and separate from the downstairs living areas. The sunny, well-appointed bedroom has a stunning view with an attached 14’ x14’ private deck, the perfect place to enjoy a nice morning coffee, sunbathe or enjoy a glass of wine while watching the sail boats, sunset, or just to relax and enjoy the stunning views and serenity in privacy, away from the other vacationers. The en-suite master bath has a jacuzzi and soaking tub as well as separate shower, with all in the finishes of the a & c period.

Guest bedrooms

Both guest bedrooms provide queen-sized beds and luxurious linens with plenty of space to stretch out and make you feel at home. These comfortable rooms/suites are located away from one another, located on separated sides of the house and downstairs from the master which affords more privacy to each guest .

Awards & TV program remodel

The PBS TV program, THIS OLD HOUSE, showcased the transformation of this 1904 charming bungalow into a stunning arts and crafts beauty, now available A seven-episode DVD highlights the challenge, and the transformation, of remodeling this home into the award winning showpiece it has become. Santa Barbara Beautiful annual award, other TV programs, books, & magazines have recognized the beauty and character of this home.

This fine craftsman home is lovingly filled with quality, taste, amenities and convenience for your next visit to beautiful Santa Barbara. DISCOVER WHY SANTA BARBARA IS AMERICA'S RIVIERA AND WORLD RENOWNED.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    no groups of under 40 please....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible:

    Stairs from the street to the entrance to insure a wonderful view (see pics). Master bedroom, upstairs on the 2nd floor, with study & lovely patio with views and french doors from the Master Bedroom....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Master Bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    West Bedroom (red)...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    East bedroom - green...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Trundle Bed (2 singles)Sitting Room = no pics as yet ...moreless

  • King size beds -1 inMaster Bedroom, Queen size Beds -2 total, 1 in West Guest Bedroom (brn/red decor) and 1 in East Guest Bedroom (green decor). Day bed withTrundle bed- 2 single beds in the Sitting room. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Private Outside shower Beach Towels Recommendations Handy Man/ Local Emergency Manager available...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    2 flat screens & 1 DVR Recorder 42' family room, 17' kitchen, ...moreless

  • VCR

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • 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
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Ocean View:

    Unobstructed views overlooking the city, ocean and Channel Islands from the Liv Rm, Covered Deck, Office, Guest Room, Master Br and attached lg Mst deck w/ birds eye views (upstairs.), 2nd view ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    With the addition of 1 leaf it works well for 6 people. If requested, 2 leaves can be added for 8-10 people....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas log in Living Room Gas fireplace in Master too.It has a heater via built in fan too.)...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    F A Gas...moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Deluxe plus Robes...moreless

  • Parking:

    street parking abundant...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    lots!...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Only if you have 'leveler blocks'...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    all you need plus cuisinart & foreman grill, etc....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    chef's kitchen - stainless steel, professional equipment...moreless

  • Microwave:

    yes, Hidden behind cabinet door...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (5) 3 plus Covered Porch View Entrance area Uncovered Porch View Entrance Master Private Patio - View - 2nd story Brick Patios wrap around the private back of the home (f r, dining,)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    large gas grill with side burner on the patio for entertaining or dinners at home....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Master Bath Tub has Jetted tub and pillow...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 30 - Sep 30, 2016
4 night min stay
$600
$4,100 $9,500
My Standard Rate
4 night min stay
$590
$3,750 $10,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • cleaning fee $300
  • Property Damage Protection $79
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Water meter will be read at beginning and end of the period and excess water policy will be in affect. see owner for details regarding stage 3 drought conditions in Santa Barbara.

4 Night minimum all year- request quote for longer stays please.

Holiday rates:please contact for quote and dates. 805 455 2975 Cleaning fee of $300.

CityTax, 12%, not included.

SecurityDeposit Insurance fee $79.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Location

9 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
1.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
State Street
4 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
2.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 101
1.2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
State Street
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
East Beach

Car: Not Necessary

The Santa Barbara Mission, Queen of the Missions, Rose Garden and Rocky Nook Park and Natural History Museum are all just a 1 mile away from this locaction. Shopping and the $.50 downtown shuttle that serves the shopping, restaurants, marina, beaches and Montecito is just 1.25 mile along a beautiful walk past our historic parks and 'Kid's World' playground.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1973

About the owner: I'm a retired woman who remodeled a classic bungalow with the cameras rolling for 7 episodes of THIS OLD HOUSE, Emmy winning home show seen by over 10 million viewers.

Why the Owner Chose Lower Riviera, Santa Barbara, CA, USA:
The views are amazing; home bright and cheery, large yard & gardens are inviting and the home's location is superb- only blocks to downtown, mission, rose garden, historic parks and theaters. Beach is 17 blocks away.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The historic remodel blends classic Arts & Craftsman details with lovely art and antiques to create a beautiful yet extra comfortable home to enjoy with family and friends.


Contact us

Speaks: english, Pig Latin

Guestbook comments from the owner

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Photos

  • Views from many of the rooms!  Magnificent!

    Views from many of the rooms! Magnificent!

  • Covered Porch/ Outside Living Room
wrap-aroud views of the City & Ocean

    Covered Porch/ Outside Living Room wrap-aroud views of the City & Ocean

  • Sunny Living Room w/ views from Picture window and entrance

    Sunny Living Room w/ views from Picture window and entrance

  • Spacious Master Ensuite , jacuzzi tub & shower & Deluxe linens.

    Spacious Master Ensuite , jacuzzi tub & shower & Deluxe linens.

  • Kitchen - all equipment delux and complete.

    Kitchen - all equipment delux and complete.

  • Dining Room set for 6 - View of patio, garden . W&D - mirrored doors to laundry

    Dining Room set for 6 - View of patio, garden . W&D - mirrored doors to laundry

  • Arts & Crafts Award Winner - THIS OLD HOUSE TV/BOOKS/CITY AWARDS Remodled. 5 *s

    Arts & Crafts Award Winner - THIS OLD HOUSE TV/BOOKS/CITY AWARDS Remodled. 5 *s

  • Office with WiFi and embedded TV.

    Office with WiFi and embedded TV.

  • East Guest Room- Ensuite Shower Bath

    East Guest Room- Ensuite Shower Bath

  • Spacious Guest Room Bath

    Spacious Guest Room Bath

  • Brick Patio with BBQ and another alfresco dining table.

    Brick Patio with BBQ and another alfresco dining table.

  • View from the Covered Deck.

    View from the Covered Deck.

  • Art Glass Entry Door
Designed and Crafted by
Brian Mc Nally, SB Glass Artist

    Art Glass Entry Door Designed and Crafted by Brian Mc Nally, SB Glass Artist

  • Vies from the many rooms.

    Vies from the many rooms.

  • Master King Ensuite with private deck beyond. City, Island and Ocean views, tv.

    Master King Ensuite with private deck beyond. City, Island and Ocean views, tv.

  • Master Deck with views on a hazy day. Enjoy a coffee or glass of wine, chaises.

    Master Deck with views on a hazy day. Enjoy a coffee or glass of wine, chaises.

  • Kitchen, Cherry cabinets, white oak floors, Island with 4 stools for in kit meal

    Kitchen, Cherry cabinets, white oak floors, Island with 4 stools for in kit meal

  • Din Room & Fam Room(withtv) back patio&yards/french door,bbq patio-single door,

    Din Room & Fam Room(withtv) back patio&yards/french door,bbq patio-single door,

  • Family Room and Dining Room (wide screen tv, dvr and players-opposite wall.)

    Family Room and Dining Room (wide screen tv, dvr and players-opposite wall.)

  • East Bedroom Ensuite
Closet & Bath in the distance.

    East Bedroom Ensuite Closet & Bath in the distance.

  • West Guest Room, views of City/ Ocean/Island & side yard.

    West Guest Room, views of City/ Ocean/Island & side yard.

  • Patio with terraces and many stone walls. rock seat for al fresco +another table

    Patio with terraces and many stone walls. rock seat for al fresco +another table

  • another place to relax and enjoy the gaden & birds, fruit & flowers (veg garden)

    another place to relax and enjoy the gaden & birds, fruit & flowers (veg garden)

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, September 15, 2016

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