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Charming Cottage Set Among Oaks In Exclusive Montecito Upper Village

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

One Bedroom Cottage Perfect For A Romantic Get-A-Way Or A Family Vacation


This classic 1940’s cottage offers peace and tranquility on a large lot full of luscious oak trees. Care was taken to maintain the traditional cottage feel, while upgrading all the important features. This beautiful cottage offers an elegant one bedroom king size room with high thread count sheets and a sleeper sofa for two. It’s filled with modern amenities including a fully equipped kitchen, two flat screen TVs, DVD, Wi-Fi, washer and dryer. You can dine al fresco on our garden patio. The Family Room and Kitchen share one large space, with plenty of light streaming in from many doors and windows. Two bicycles are provided for our guests.


This property, the surrounding residential neighborhood, and shopping district were not damaged in the mudslides or fire. This is a non-smoking property. When you email or call you are speaking directly with the owners, not a management company. Suggestions for dining and activities are also included. Please email for additional detailed information.

More Details

Bruce P.
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Bruce P.

Two families, best friends from Los Angeles area, jointly own this property. Once our respective children are grown and out of the house, we'll be spending a lot more time in Montecito. Our escapes to the Montecito coast though infrequent, are delightful. We enjoy hiking, walks through the beautiful neighborhoods and beaches, and a short stroll to excellent restaurants and specialty shops.

Bruce P. purchased this cottage in 2009

Why Bruce P. chose Montecito

We've been visiting the Santa Barbara area since we were kids, and have always dreamed of owning here. We enjoy the slower pace, beautiful trees, temperate coastal climate, and friendly people. We acquired this gem in a very special area of Montecito, and are excited about sharing this lifestyle with others. We recharge when in Montecito - whether enjoying outdoor activities or picking up a book to read on comfortable chair under a shady oak tree.

What makes this cottage unique

Great care has been taken to bring out the character of this cottage. It's full of light, fresh air, and tree filled exposure from every room. We also offer free WIFI and movie channels.


Montecito Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Stone bath enclosure and floor
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , High thread count sheets with down comforter;lots of closets
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Montecito is known for its natural beauty, temperate climate, hiking, biking, magnificent beaches, and fine shopping and dining.


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Charming Cottage Set Among Oaks In Exclusive Montecito Upper Village
average rating of 4.892857 based on 56 reviews
Santa Barbara, CA


  • 5 of 5

Loved the cottage. The decor and amenities are charming. It was perfect for our families needs. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Beautiful & private cottage within walking distance of everything one would want.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the place & will definitely return.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paihia, New Zealand

Lovely Oasis in Montecito

  • 5 of 5

We had a delightful three day stay in the cottage. Well equipped with everything we need and a very short walk to shops and restaurants. We had fun dodging the falling acorns from the oak trees on the terrace. The bed was very comfortable and there was lots of room. One of our favourite places to stay now.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Wonderful cottage

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay here. Cottage is perfect. Really looking forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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moorpark, ca

Charming says it all!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in this beautiful cottage. It's everything you want in a weekend get away. Very clean. Comfortable bed, nice kitchen, and a lovely cozy living space. The outdoor space was nice to for a relaxing glass of wine in the evening. Thank you Bruce

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another terrific stay at this cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We love staying here and can't wait to go back. The location, and amenities are both top notch.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Montecito Wine Bar
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
1/2 mile to private course; 7 miles to Public
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
101 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Two Italian, Fine Dining and Breakfast/lunch
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Miramar Beach
Car: recommended

It’s a few minute walk to historic Upper Montecito Village known for its charm and upscale boutiques, fine dining, Pierre Lafond Montecito Market, and the popular Montecito Coffee Shop. Upper Montecito Village is lush with colorful native plants, tall eucalyptus and oak trees, fabled estates, set against the breathtaking San Ynez mountains. From the cottage, it’s a nice walk to the romantic San Ysidro Ranch, where you will find the beginning of the San Ysidro Trail and an easy hike to a waterfall about two miles from the trailhead. In the Upper Village, there is plenty of grass everywhere for kids to run around and the cottage is two blocks from Manning Park home to a toddler playground and picnic areas. Miramar Beach is one mile at the foot of San Ysidro Road. Shopping and dining on Montecito's Coast Village Road and the beaches and attractions of Santa Barbara are accessible on the many bike paths. (Two bikes are available for our guests).


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90
Damage Deposit $200

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.
For stays up to and including 30 days, the Booking deposit is $200 and is fully refundable for cancellations at least 30 days prior to arrival.
For stays 31 days or more, the Booking deposit is $500 and is fully refundable for cancellations at least 30 days prior to arrival.
Tax Rate 11% (consists of 10% County Tax, plus TBID assessment levy)
There is no tax on stays 31 days or more.
For stays 31 days or more, the cleaning fee is $160 and includes one cleaning during stay.
Long term stays may have additional discounts, and/or additional cleaning fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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