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Oceanfront mstr ste with views of the islands & coastline. Can you hear the sea?

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Last updated: 08/08/2016
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Santa Barbara's West Beach

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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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 3400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    sorry. :(...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 queen

    This bedroom is located Down stairs...moreless

  • There are 3 luxury appointed bedrooms. Indulge in splendid rest with inviting Belgian linens and the ultimate in comfortable beds. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This is the ultimate Santa Barbara lifestyle location. You are at the beach, but also near town and the harbor. Walk, bike, relax, shop, surf, skate, take in museums, amazing restaurants, and nightlife....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • 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
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Watch dolphins, whales, sailboats, paddle boarders, and surfers...moreless

  • Beachfront:

    grab the boogie boards, beach chairs and cooler, and take yourself down for a day on the sand...moreless

  • Ocean 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

  • Oceanfront:

    The sound of the ocean becomes your constant companion....moreless

  • Water View
  • Waterfront:

    Hop on the boardwalk with the bicycles and ride to downtown, the art market, the harbor, Montecito...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

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

Dining

  • Dining:

    Exquisite dining table seats 10 or 2, overlooking the ocean, with outdoor dining for the same. The lights of city and coastline will enchant you after dark...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    2!...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Living room and Master bedroom fireplaces and an outdoor fire pit...moreless

  • Garage:

    The beach cruisers live here...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    You'll enjoy the softest, most sumptuously ironed linens...moreless

  • Living Room:

    with wood burning fireplace....moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    2!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    Fisher-Paykel dish drawers...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    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

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Aga...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer
May 1 - Sep 30, 2017
30 night min stay

$34,000
My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

$27,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Tax Rate 12%

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 08/08/2016
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Brophy's, Shoreline Cafe, The Harbor
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Montecito Country Club
1.5 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Us 101
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Toma, Harbor Resturant
50 Metres
Nearest Beach
Leadbetter Beach

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.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2009

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Includes daily (weekday) maid service.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Oceanfront mstr ste with views of the islands & coastline. Can you hear the sea?

    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

    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

    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

    Living room and wood burning fireplace with commanding 180 degree views

  • 2nd upstairs bedrm with queen bed, ensuite bath, private terrace w bubble chair

    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 :)

    Gourmet kitchen with Aga stove. Float over the ocean while you create dinner :)

  • Enter into paradise through this gorgeous Spanish Colonial door

    Enter into paradise through this gorgeous Spanish Colonial door

  • Cruise ship off of Stearns Wharf, as seen from El Amarre

    Cruise ship off of Stearns Wharf, as seen from El Amarre

  • SB Harbor at sunrise from the master bedroom

    SB Harbor at sunrise from the master bedroom

  • Come on in! Let's get your vacation started!

    Come on in! Let's get your vacation started!

  • Spanish Colonial tiles of the entry stairwell lends drama to the 2 story foyer

    Spanish Colonial tiles of the entry stairwell lends drama to the 2 story foyer

  • ensuite Moorish bathroom in upstairs bathroom

    ensuite Moorish bathroom in upstairs bathroom

  • View of Santa Barbara Harbor from El Amarre. You can watch whales and dolphins

    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

    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

    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

    Master bath, shower and steam shower. All overlooking the Pacific Ocean

  • Welcome! Help yourself to the roses, fruits, and vegetables growing organically

    Welcome! Help yourself to the roses, fruits, and vegetables growing organically

  • Exquisite dining table for 10, overlooking the ocean

    Exquisite dining table for 10, overlooking the ocean

  • View of El Amarre from the oceanfront side with dining areas and fire pit

    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

    Lone surfer and sail boat as seen from the fire pit

  • Sunrise from the master bedroom

    Sunrise from the master bedroom

  • Santa Barbara Wharf is a short walk down the beach, or hop on our beachcruisers

    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 glimpse of the powder room inspired by our local, Casa de Herrero

  • a vignette in the entry foyer

    a vignette in the entry foyer

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, September 27, 2016

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    6
  • Bedrooms
    3
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    Estate
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 08/08/2016

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