Oceanfront Spanish Colonial Estate Minutes Walk to the Harbor and Downtown.(9 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:30 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
In A City Known For Amazing Views You Will Not Find A Better Ocean View!
Dwelling: 3400 sq. ft.
Bedrooms / Bathrooms: 3 Bedroom, 4 Bath
Features: Panoramic Ocean Views, Walk to Beach & Downtown
“Oh My Gosh!!!” are the words most often spoken when people first enter El Amarre through it’s Gaudi inspired foyer overlooking the sea. The Spanish Colonial architecture will transport you back to California’s romantic era of the 1920’s. The sumptuous interiors beckon you to relax and enjoy the tranquil space, with the sound of the sea as your constant companion. From the black and white tiled sweeping stairwell, to the powder room that gives a nod to its classic Santa Barbara architectural roots, no detail has been overlooked.
In a city known for its views, and its amazing beaches, you will overlook one of Santa Barbara’s most beautiful and gentle surf spots, Leadbetter Beach. You can surf, boogie board, kayak, stand up paddle board, swim, bike, or watch others from sunrise to sunset. There are 3 luxury appointed bedrooms. With weekday maid service.
Indulge in splendid rest with inviting Belgian linens and the ultimate in comfortable beds. 4 sumptuous bathrooms, 3400 square feet, Rustic wood floors throughout.
Views over the Pacific coastline, the golden lit Santa Ynez mountain range, and the dynamic Santa Barbara Harbor. Steps to the beach with a nearby pedestrian path.
A 10 minute walk to downtown, the harbor, and the Funk Zone.
As you look over the Pacific Ocean, the Chef’s kitchen with an English AGA cooker, and a separate 4 gas burner and 2 oven companion, will inspire superb creations.
Sub Zero, and Fisher/Paykel dish drawers, and every imaginable culinary gadget to make your stay feel like home. Exquisite dining table seats 10 or 2, overlooking the ocean, with outdoor dining for the same. Gracious iron doors allow access to the outdoors from all rooms.
The sandstone fire pit with panoramic views is where everyone will want to meet at the end of their inspired day to watch the sunset with a glass of famous Santa Barbara wine.
The family and media room are a cozy spot to play board games overlooking the ocean, or watch movies on a system designed by Chris Pelonis of Sony Studios on a 70” screen. DVD player, cable and Apple TV are available for your use.
There are 2 other televisions in the house. 1 in the master bedroom, and one in the living room. Both are 32” flat screens with cable and Apple TV.
The house has a Sonos sound system thoughout to enjoy your tunes when you get tired of listening to the ocean.
The master bedroom, located on the second floor, has a balcony to oversee the many ocean activities below.
Master bathroom suite, includes double sinks, steam shower, and a soaking tub that can be open to the sweeping vistas of the ocean.
The 2nd upstairs bedroom has an uber comfortable queen bed with ensuite bath with an open Moroccan style shower, and a soaking tub. The bedroom also offers a beautiful balcony with a comfortable seating area to read, relax and watch the sailboats pass by.The garden is intimate and usefully landscaped with fruit trees, cutting flowers, and herb garden. Walk to the magnificent Shoreline Park!
El Amarre is a brand new Spanish Colonial home by renowned architect Henry Lenny, with soulful and inviting interiors.
There are 2 wood burning gas fireplaces.
Gated entry and No pets. Children are welcome to our seaside wonderland. 6 guests maximum. Bike rental locations are nearby. You can walk for miles on the coastal boardwalk, or ride bikes to downtown, harbor, funk zone and Montecito.
The fisherman’s market is within walking distance and Lazy Acres, a well stocked specialty market is within 4 minutes by car.
When you visit El Amarre, we promise that you’ll never want to leave.
please note: THE CITY OF SANTA BARBARA HAS BANNED SHORT TERM RENTALS, AND NO LONGER ALLOWS A TERM OF LESS THAT 30 DAYS. Additional caveat; if easily offended,the foyer contains risqué oil paintings, such as would be found in international art museums.
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Member since: 2007
- 3400 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- 4 sumptuous bathrooms.
- DVD Player
- Music Library
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View:
You'll be mesmerized by the constantly changing scenery. Sailboats, marine life, people watching. You'll be torn on whether to join all of the action below, or put your feet up with a glass of wine...moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Deepsea Fishing
- Equestrian Events
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Surf Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
Great Chef’s kitchen with an English AGA cooker, and a separate 4 gas burner and 2 oven companion, will inspire superb creations. Sub Zero, and Fisher/Paykel dish drawers. Outdoor and indoor dining...moreless
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Housekeeper Included
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
30 night min stay
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- Tax Rate 12%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Car: Not Necessary
Spectacular panoramic view of the Santa Barbara Harbor and coastline. A great surfing beach (Leadbetter) and the West Beach area. Near seasonal parades Solstice, Fiesta, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Sunday Art Market, the fish market in the harbor, nearly daily Farmer's Markets. Easy walk to great shopping, gourmet restaurants, museums, and theater, etc.
Oceanfront mstr ste with views of the islands & coastline. Can you hear the sea?
Views of Leadbetter Beach from the fire pit. Watch surfers, SUP's, and sailboats
Curl up in the media room/ game room, which opens completely to the ocean views
Living room and wood burning fireplace with commanding 180 degree views
2nd upstairs bedrm with queen bed, ensuite bath, private terrace w bubble chair
Gourmet kitchen with Aga stove. Float over the ocean while you create dinner :)
Enter into paradise through this gorgeous Spanish Colonial door
Cruise ship off of Stearns Wharf, as seen from El Amarre
SB Harbor at sunrise from the master bedroom
Come on in! Let's get your vacation started!
Spanish Colonial tiles of the entry stairwell lends drama to the 2 story foyer
ensuite Moorish bathroom in upstairs bathroom
View of Santa Barbara Harbor from El Amarre. You can watch whales and dolphins
Views, views, views of the CA coastline from the outdoor dining area
Ground floor guest room has 2 queen beds, soft as clouds, lulled by the sea
Master bath, shower and steam shower. All overlooking the Pacific Ocean
Welcome! Help yourself to the roses, fruits, and vegetables growing organically
Exquisite dining table for 10, overlooking the ocean
View of El Amarre from the oceanfront side with dining areas and fire pit
Lone surfer and sail boat as seen from the fire pit
Sunrise from the master bedroom
Santa Barbara Wharf is a short walk down the beach, or hop on our beachcruisers
a glimpse of the powder room inspired by our local, Casa de Herrero
a vignette in the entry foyer
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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