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The Kentia: Chic Montecito Home & Outdoor Oasis w/ Pool – Near Beach & Trails

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,037 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Sleeps 8

Minutes from beaches, trails, and Upper Montecito Village, this 4BR, 2.5BA home (sleep 8) boasts an airy and stylish interior plus a spacious outdoor oasis. Soak in the sun in the outdoor lounge, cool off in the pool and walk to shops and restaurants.


Thoughtful design and Santa Barbara vibes are found throughout this home. You’ll enjoy plenty of sun and chic appointments throughout.

Stylish and sleek, the open concept gathering area features dark hardwood floors, recessed ceilings, and large picture windows with greenery views. Unwind in the living area, where you’ll find a comfortable sectional and large flat screen TV with cable. A powder room serves this space.

Open to the living area, the kitchen has a full suite of new stainless steel appliances and a dining set for 2. For quiet chats or to catch up on your reading, retreat to the den, where another sofa sits in front of a fireplace.

This room opens to your own private outdoor oasis—spend sunny afternoons in the pool and spa, then watch the stars come out from the outdoor lounge. The shaded terrace is home to more comfortable lounge furniture, as well as a BBQ and outdoor dining space for 4.

Four bedrooms each have their own unique perks. The master bedroom boasts a king-size bed, access to the yard and a quaint desk with greenery views. The tiled en suite bath has a glass standing shower.

Enjoy views of the terrace from a bay window with bench seating in the 2nd bedroom, where you’ll also find a queen-size bed and armchair. The 3rd bedroom is ideal for kids with two twins. Both have Jack-and-Jill entry to a full shared bathroom—the ideal setup for small families.

Accessed from the outside, the game room is fully stocked with beloved board games and doubles as a 4th bedroom a queen-size sleeper sofa.

Please note that the owners of this home occasionally occupy a separate structure in the yard, and also that the yard is not fully fenced in for dogs (so please bring a leash).


Tucked in the prestigious Golden Triangle section of Montecito, your rental places you within minutes of natural beauty and inviting shops and restaurants.

The beach is just a quarter mile away, and hiking trails that wind through the wilderness of Los Padres are within a 20-minute walk from your rental. The historic Biltmore is a 6-minute drive away.

Walk 10 minutes to Montecito Upper Village, where you can enjoy gourmet Italian cuisine at Pane E Vino or casual fare at Via Vie. Put aside some time to visit the upscale salons or pick up something for home from the wine and cheese shop.


Your vacation rental is TurnKey Rental Certified. All photos, calendar, and rates are 100% accurate. We will notify you proactively when early check-in and/or late check-out are possible. You'll receive the comforts of home with a starter supply of shampoo, soaps, paper products and hotel-quality towels and linens.

We make it easy to stay with us! Drive straight to your rental and access the home with your unique lock code. When you book, we will send you our mobile app with directions and home instructions. We’re available 24 hours a day with live help.

All TurnKey rentals follow local/state tax rules. Each reservation includes applicable taxes, cleaning fee, and Property Damage Protection policy.

More Details

Property Manager
TurnKey Vacation Rentals
Speaks: english
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017


Golden Quadrangle House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 2037 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • 1 King bed, 1 Queen bed, 2 Twin beds, 1 Sofa Bed bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • zoo
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(42 traveler reviews)

The Kentia: Chic Montecito Home & Outdoor Oasis w/ Pool – Near Beach & Trails
average rating of 4.571429 based on 42 reviews

Nice home and grounds

  • 4 of 5

It is a quality home with nice bedding, a good kitchen and nice landscaping. The management company communicated well and everything went smoothly.

On the critical side:

- the home smelled musty upon entry ever time,

- the second bedroom while nice needs window covers on one of its windows, else you will be waking up with the sun,

- kitchen cabinets need knobs.

- this should be strictly advertised as a 3 bedroom with an ancillary small room with a pull out. Saying its a 4 bedroom home is disingenuous. I know some may call be sexist but for me the only person who would be okay using that 4th bedroom would be a 12 - 20 year old male. I wouldn't want my daughters being out there and no adult would desire that bedding.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review, and we are happy to hear that you had an overall nice stay with us. That being said, we do apologize if some confusion about the listing or inconveniences occurred and wish we had known during your stay so that we could have addressed them and/or helped out. Here at TurnKey, it is our highest priority to make sure each guest has the best experience possible, and our 24/7 guest hotline is always available to help if anything comes up. Please know that we have eliminated that musty smell and will definitely look into adding window coverings and kitchen knobs. With regards to how we represent the 4th bedroom, it is clearly mentioned in the photo of that bedroom that it is a queen sleeper-sofa that is provided as bedding. We have many adult guests who have been comfortable sleeping there, but are sorry to hear if you were not. It is great to hear that we provided excellent service during your booking process and stay. Should there be anything else you need, just reach out anytime and let us know. -The TurnKey VR Team
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Easy, simple reservation process. Great house

  • 4 of 5

This was an easy, simple experience which went very smoothly. The house is comfortable and very well located. The fourth room has a sofa bed, not a real bed which is a shame.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review, and we are so happy to hear that you had a great, hassle-free stay with us. With regards to the 4th room, we do mention that it only has a sofa bed and also provide a picture that mentions the same. By the way, you were perfect guests, and if there is anything else you need, just reach out on our 24/7 guest hotline and let us know! -The TurnKey VR Team
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Pristine home

  • 5 of 5

To clarify, this review is for the property at 593 Picacho. We initially rented a house nearby on E. valley rd but the water heater conked out and Turnkey Vacation Rentals absolutely fixed the problem by immediately moving us to another larger and nicer place at no additional cost. The house was larger than we needed but would be ideal for groups of 6-8. Great outdoor area with pool. Too cold to swim now but still nice to sit outside in the sun. Close to SB but not in the middle of the high traffic. Also some nice restaurants and shops nearby if you don't feel like driving too far. We had breakfast at Jeanine's and dinner at Tre Lune and both were excellent. This property is a good fit for a large family that wants some peace and quiet and doesn't need to be walking distance from downtown SB or the beach.

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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E. A.

  • 5 of 5

We loved it! The decorations and accommodations were better than any hotel. The location was amazing. It was such a great experience.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house & setting! We had a fantastic time! :)

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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very clean, renovating needs to be finished

  • 2 of 5

The house was clean and when we couldn't get in because the door code was not updated, we got a call from the property management within 10 min. Unfortunately the house didn't have enough indoor seating at a table for 8 people. 1 table seated 2, and another seated 4 in the living room. The kitchen needed more than 1 roll of paper towels and the 4th bedroom off of the main house was not finished. Wires were still hanging off the wall for lights and you couldn't lock the door to protect your personal items. Although the house accommodates dogs, there is no fencing in the back yard to stop them from going to the front road. So that means leash time or monitoring anytime they are in the backyard.

The pool and jacuzzi were exceptionally clean and very relaxing once the controls were figured out.

I would recommend this house to 4 older adults, no dogs

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to leave us this feedback, and we are so sorry to hear if your experience staying with us was not as great as it should have been. Here at TurnKey, we strive to offer impeccable customer service, and it is our hope that if anything at all comes up, guests are conveniently able to reach us 24 hours-a-day on our guest hotline. While we are very relieved you called us for help with accessing your rental, we wish we had known about the other issues that came up. Please be assured we have made sure the front lock is working, the wires you mentioned have been hidden, renovation is complete, and paper goods are stocked for all guests. It is nice to hear that you really enjoyed the jacuzzi, though. You were great guests, and if there is anything else we can still do for you, please reach out anytime and let us know. -The TurnKey VR Team
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  • All TurnKey Vacation Rentals follow local and state tax rules. City and state taxes will be added to all reservation rates. Each reservation also requires a cleaning fee, and the standard Property Damage Protection policy.

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