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Romantic Santa Barbara Getaway Cottage

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Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Private Studio Close To The Old Santa Barbara Mission

Step out of your routine into the heart of Santa Barbara from tranquil beaches to shopping on historic State Street. This romantic cottage will feed your soul with thoughtful luxuries and personal touches. Have a coffee on the patio and walking distance to all the charm Santa Barbara offers. A charming getaway cottage a few minutes walk to the historic Old Santa Barbara Mission. Professionally appointed detached cottage down a private lane will complete your weekend rejuvenation - just bring your tooth brush!

Centrally located and close to the historic Arlington Theater area, Old Mission, famous McConnell's ice cream and minutes to the finest restaurants on the Central Coast.. Access to public transportation only 1/2 block to historic State Street.

Amenities include:

* plush queen size bed

* private setting

* high speed internet and cable

* kitchenette includes dishes, pots, pans, coffee pot double electric burner, toaster oven, refrigerator, microwave, iron and ironing board, bedding and towels.

* Public Transportation 1/2 block away

This cottage's living space has been professionally accessorized for your relaxing Santa Barbara get away. A plush queen sized pillow top mattress complete with Pottery Barn comforter and linens will relax you to sleep. Two upholstered chairs on either side of a flat screen TV are perfect for the afternoon read or that Sunday morning coffee.

Just outside the main entrance is a seating area tucked away to be private, perfect for after an afternoon walk to the Mission. Plenty of both shaded and sunny areas await you to relax for outdoor reading or just that afternoon sip of wine or fresh roasted coffee from Santa Barbara Roasting Company.

The Cottage Getaway is perfectly located for a peaceful and restful weekend but just minutes to all that Santa Barbara downtown can offer - from restaurants and shops or even just a day at the beach.

More Details

Tim Dugan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, Note:
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2017


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveler reviews)

Romantic Santa Barbara Getaway Cottage
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Lovely Santa Barbara cottage

  • 4 of 5

The description and reviews we read in VRBO before we booked our stay at this lovely Santa Barbara get-away were spot on. We needed a place to stay for a wedding we were attending in Santa Barbara and were looking for an alternative to the pricey hotels that were offered as options in the invitation. The cottage had everything we needed, was in a beautiful and quiet neighborhood and less than a mile away from our wedding venue. The location was also close to the downtown area and a quick drive to the harbor. The cottage was romantic and cozy and the outside space was inviting and so pretty. Although it was a studio, the kitchen area was well equipped. The owners were attentive and thoughtful regarding the details of the needs of travelers. We had a great time!

Thank you.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Suzanne, Thank you so much for staying with us and for the kind words! All the best on your future journeys. Cheers-
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This was a peaceful and relaxing place. It was clean and attractive.

  • 4 of 5

Overall I would come back here again. Thanks for the wonderful retreat/vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Santa Barbara nook

  • 5 of 5

As someone who owns and rents out three properties myself, I can only say that Tim and Tammy have done this RIGHT! In fact, I have every intention of stealing some of their ideas! (Love the wire drawer racks in the closet!!!!)....

Now let's get real... this is NOT a million dollar estate. And they don't pretend that it is. But if you want a perfectly appointed, cute, small space to relax and enjoy Santa Barbara this is absolutely perfect. More spacious than a standard hotel room...way more personality, convenience, privacy and class.

I work in Santa Barbara regularly, and I can tell you, this will be the place I look before bothering with some overpriced, noisy, smelly Ramada or other "famous" hotel brand.

By the way, the bed was INSANELY comfortable. Just saying....

Bottom line? STAY HERE. That is, except when I want to. :)

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely and clean cottage with attentive hosts

  • 5 of 5

I had a great stay at the cottage - the space is very enjoyable and clean. The cottage is separate from the house and allows for privacy. The view from the cottage is lovely, and the street where it is located is very quiet. The cottage has a well-equipped little kitchen area, and other amenities like internet, house cleaning service, etc. The hosts are super kind and thoughtful. Would definitely rent again if in the area, and recommend it to others.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Very private and quiet!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I drove down from San Francisco for the weekend to attend a wedding. We wished we would have had more time to stay longer and do our own thing! This cottage is clean, modern and cozy. There were plenty of fresh towels and even beach towels and camp chairs for hitting the beach! The location is right downtown but it's super private with a quiet residential neighborhood feel. Next time, we will definitely stay longer!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Upland California


  • 5 of 5

Came up from Claremont for a conference and this cottage has been the perfect retreat! It is super private from the main house and the location to the downtown area is ideal. Even has an unexpected view of the mountains! Great walking neighborhood with sidewalks for my early morning run past the mission and rose gardens. The cottage has everything I could need for my stay including coffee, tea and lots of additional linens for a cozy nights rest. It is also super clean which is a big deal to me - I would definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
8.8 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Nearest Train
3.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
3.9 Miles
East Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75
Refundable damage deposit $150

Please note: non-smoking property - no pets - maximum 2 occupants

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Oak Park Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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