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Santa Ynez, Spectacular Accommodation, Pool & Spa, on 5 Acres

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4), walk in closet, en suite bath

This is an attractive Mediterranean Style guest house extension, with beautiful in ground pool and spa, red tiled roof.

It is located on five acres, only one mile from the little village of Santa Ynez - a nice walk to the local coffee shops and restaurants. It is totally private with it's own driveway and entrance. A peaceful retreat with beautiful views and a natural seasonal stream at the bottom of the property, with many activities nearby.

Free High speed internet access. Flat screen TVs in both bedrooms and lounge, DVD players. A separate laundry room and well equipped kitchen.(This is not on a ranch often many miles from Santa Ynez and Solvang stores and amenities, and you will be talking to the owners and not to an agency.

There are wine tasting and winery tours at the over 70 local wineries. These include Firestone, Fess Parker, Gainey, Sunstone etc.

Also found nearby are the Miniature horse ranch, Alpaca and Ostrich Ranches, and the Chumach Casino. There are also the Vintage Motorcycle, the Elverhoy Museum, the Maverick Saloon, and several famous horse ranches with Andalusians, Arabians, Thoroughbreds, Peruvian Pasos and many more. Monty Robert's famous 'join up' program is only 15 minutes away.

Great cycling trails in the area. There is cycling store for rentals and cycling tours, at the beginning of Solvang on Hwy 246.

The following items are all present and available for your use;

Coffee maker, coffee, sugar, olive oil, vegetable oil, vinegar, assorted condiments and spices, salt & pepper, paper towels, dishwashing liquid, shampoo, hand soap, toilet paper, and a variety of other cleaning and laundry products.

There are excellent public golf courses within a few miles, and the pool and spa are for you to relax in.

Keywords: Guest House

More Details

Colin and Rosi
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, german, dutch
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Colin and Rosi

Colin - a sailing and golfing enthusiast.

Rosi - speaks English, Dutch, French and German

Colin and Rosi purchased this house in 2007

Why Colin and Rosi chose Santa Ynez

We love the people, the weather, the facilities. We have lived in many parts of the world and Santa Ynez is one of the very best. We have been in the valley for over 20 years. It is also warmer and drier here than at the California coast.

What makes this house unique

Peaceful, secure, beautiful, great pool and spa, fully fenced, quiet road, a short walk or drive down to the village of Santa Ynez. Walking, golfing, horse riding, tennis, gliding, cycling, all available nearby. Many great wineries and restaurants as well :)


Santa Ynez House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Broadband cable internet access (bring your own computer), Hot Tub, Pool, dogs-by arrangement, suggest you bring your own cell phone. More photos and driving directions available on request. 1 King & 2 twin beds.


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Santa Ynez, Spectacular Accommodation, Pool & Spa, on 5 Acres
average rating of 4.943396 based on 53 reviews

A special time in a special place!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location. Wonderful accommodation. Wonderful hosts. What more can I say - except thank you again, Colin and Rosi, for helping to make this special time of year even more special for us!

'Hope to see you again!


Nancy, Bre & Jordy

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed meeting you and think you are a wonderful family. The bottle of wine was much appreciated :) and thank you for teaching us the intricacies of our new heating unit which is much needed at present at night. We hope to see you again for another family get-together. Greetings from Santa Ynez, Colin & Rosi
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Colin and Rosi were great hosts. The cottage was clean and well equipped. Location was perfect.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay here was wonderful. The location was perfect for us. We rode in the Solvang Century event and were happy to stay a little ways out of town away from the crowd. Colin and Rosi were perfect hosts. Available but not intrusive. The property is gorgeous with big open sky and rolling hills. We will be back for sure. Hope to make it an annual event.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Great location, quiet, close access to town and the feel of being out in the country with walkable access to town and great restaurants.

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Truly wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this property, especially if you have a well behaved dog. Colin and Rosi are gracious and welcoming hosts and think of everything.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Both of you ( and your well-behaved dog) were wonderful guests. Thank you for the cap which is much appreciated by Colin who will use it when he golfs. Hope your trip home was uneventful and that you will visit again.
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Ultimate Relaxation

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The hospitality was top notch and the home very clean and well kept. Colin and Rosi were very welcoming and personable. I would definitely recommend their home to anyone traveling to the area. Thank you for a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SF Bay Area, California, USA

Simply the perfect balance of location, charm, hosts, and value

  • 5 of 5

A great location for venturing out in all directions. It's a charming, attached, 2-bedroom house that was just perfect for the four of us on a 3-day weekend excursion. Colin and Rosi were there to greet us and show us the lay of the place and make recommendations on restaurants and shopping. The teenage girls enjoyed the use of the pool and spa at the end of each day. We will return.

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed your visit and are so pleased that your girls enjoyed the pool and spa. You were great guests and we do hope that you will return again soon. Thank you for your nice review.
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Nojoqui Falls Park
nice walk to the falls among forest trail.
Santa Ynez Valley Coffee Co
good coffee:)
Giovanni's Pizzeria
if you love pizza try this one!
New Frontiers Natural Mrktplc
River Course Golf Course
Bulldog Cafe -- CLOSED
El Rancho Market
the market is excellent for all your food and deli requirements...
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery
A bit of Denmark - tourist shopping et al..
Firestone Vineyard
lovely surrounding and good wines - good tour too..
Los Olivos Wine Merchant & Cafe
good food and wine..
Dr J's Bicycle Shop
cycling rentals, tours and repairs
The Solvang Bakery
Solvang Restaurant
Trattoria Grappolo
Root 246
Solvang Brewing Company
Dos Carlitos
Santa Barbara Public Market
A. J. Spurs
Mission Santa Inés
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Santa Ynez Airport (Santa Barbara Airport 30mile)
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Maverick Saloon (1 mile walk or drive)
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Alison River golf course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 154
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
22 Miles
Gaviota State Beach
Car: necessary

Historical Western Museum Santa Ynez with wonderful old carriages and saddlery, weekly farmers market, Wednesdays in Solvang, glider rides from Santa Ynez airport, Danish Town of Solvang - shopping and restaurants, Los Olivos wine tasting and restaurants, miniature horse ranch, great cycling area used for Tour de France and Amgen Tour training, many excellent wineries, free tennis courts, and several excellent 18 hole golf courses.

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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $80
Tax Rate 12.0%

There is an $80 cleaning charge per reservation.
check in time 3pm, check out 11am, or by arrangement.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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