Escape to a luxurious, comfortable Tuscan estate with sweeping mountain views. Located minutes from Montecito beaches, the upper & lower villages, and a wide range of dining and entertainment options. This exclusive 5000+ sq. ft. estate is set behind gates and hedges among lush gardens: roses, lavender, avocado & lemon trees. Enjoy your own private resort quality pool and hot tub (perfect for cool, Montecito nights). A well-appointed home with a fully stocked chef's kitchen and morning coffee bar, there are three fireplaces (one in the Master) and an authentic Mediterranean terra cotta fire pit surrounded by comfortable seating for you and your guests. That's just some of what you'll discover at VIlla DeCarlo.
Important house rule to note: Parties and events not allowed, these bookings will be ineligible for a refund.
Our property has old-warm charm combined with modern luxuries. It's a smart home with a house Ipad that runs property amenities (indoor/outdoor sound system, pool temperature, lights, etc) should you choose. Very private, close to everything Montecito and Santa Barbara have to offer. Perfect for a romantic getaway, spacious enough for a family. This luxurious villa comfortably sleeps 8, with a layout offering privacy, personal bathrooms and gracious entertaining space. The property offers a 5-star hotel feel, upscale linens, manicured grounds, all attached to a warm, well-appointed home. Enjoy a variety of outdoor relaxation spaces, take in the breathtaking views by the outdoor stone kitchen, poolside on the terrace, or from the Master balcony. What our guests notice: the highest quality beds and bedding, a luxurious master suite, three additional, beautiful bedrooms with full baths ensuite, an upstairs media room with surround sound that converts to a bedroom/play area for children, a gourmet chefs kitchen stocked with all the tools you'll need. Exceptional indoor/outdoor living in true Montecito style. It's located in the foothills, not far up the mountain, so close to town, in the micro climate zone, which all but guarantees the regions best weather for your stay.
Take in the upscale local mix of restaurants and shops, great walks and hikes within minutes of the property, hike or drive to the world-class San Ysidro Ranch for a Michelin-star meal and wine list, get drinks at Stonehouse, The Plow & Angel, golf at exclusive local courses, tennis lessons at Knollwood (member status not mandatory) or head a few minutes down the road and you're walking on the beach: take in the dolphins, paddle board or just lay in the sun on beaches that are serene, picturesque and never a crowd. After a day at Butterfly beach, walk across the street to The Four Seasons Biltmore, for top-rated spa treatments and one of the best outdoor brunch spots you'll find anywhere along the California coastline. For a great day trip-- head to the Central Coast/Santa Ynez vineyards, experience the relaxed wine country --a short 30 minute drive.
The property is within minutes of some of California's finest hotels, resorts and restaurants. The Four Seasons Biltmore, The San Ysidro Ranch, also--restaurants like Tres Luna, Trattoria Mollie, Lucky's, Honor Bar and so many other options. Trusted concierge service, in-home chef available at additional cost to help make your stay absolutely perfect.
No weddings or events, please.
Advance written notice required if more than 10 guests are on property at a time. Thank you for your interest in Villa DeCarlo!
We think it is --truly-- a special place! We think you’ll find it to be, as well!
Anna & David