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Montecito Garden Home (Circa 1930)

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Last updated: 02/13/2017

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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2.5
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Beautiful secluded furnished house on two acres built in early 1930's by Hugh Goodhue, architect, son of Bertram Goodhue, with formal gardens inspired by Lockwood DeForest, landscape architect. Beautiful mountain view. Living room with brick floors and fireplace, central brick patio. Only one mile from famous San Ysidro Ranch and Four Seasons Biltmore Hotel. Large, mature eucalyptus and pine trees. Complete privacy from neighbors. A rare, early Montecito home situated on former estate. Lush front and back gardens.

Gas fireplace in master bedroom. Gardener and cleaning included. Unlimited long distance for local and U.S. calls. Overseas calls extra. Ideal for quiet couple.

1st and last month's deposit required for rentals of more than one month. Also security deposit required. 1-2 month rentals for summer months.

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Member since: 2006

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/13/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Fireplace in living room and gas fireplace in master bedroom, internet connection, lovely formal gardens with palm trees, eucalyptus trees, pine trees and many flowering shrubs and wandering paths. Completely secluded....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD Flat Screen. in den. High speed internet, wireless Small kitchen T.V. Small flat screen guestroom....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo and speakers in living room along with Bose wfi Bluetooth...moreless

  • Television:

    Large 42" screen in den and small T.V. in kitchen and flat screen T.V. in guest room....moreless


  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Lovely view of the mountains....moreless

  • Village:

    Beautiful Montecito Village within walking distance from the house. Restaurants, market, shops...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located in the house...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Wood burning living room...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance calls within U.S. Extra charges for South America, Europe, Asia, etc. ...moreless

  • Garage:

    No garage...moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking area...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Unlimited long distance within North America...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer located in the house....moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Beautiful wood burning fireplace in living room with antique tiles....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    All necessary pots and pans....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Attractive sets...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    .Microwave. Ice machine. Attractive china and cutlery....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    Electric mixers, juicer...moreless


  • Deck / Patio:

    Back and front brick patios; center enclosed patio....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 5
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Early Summer
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
30 night min stay

Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning fee $200


Owner will consider weekly rental. House is NOT available for rent between January and May.

Weekly rentals are not generally accepted from June until September. Weekly rental rates are $2500 plus 10% city

Security deposit of $1000 for weekly rentals.

tax. Pets are not accepted.

City transient tax of 10% will apply for rentals less than 30 days.

A damage deposit of $2500 will apply to monthly rentals and $1000 for weekly rentals.

Payment upon confirmation of rental by check or money order.

Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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6 Miles
Nearest Airport
Santa Barbara
400 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Montecito Village
4 Miles
Nearest Train
400 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Montecito Village
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Miramar/ Butterfly

Car: Recommended

A short walk to beautiful Montecito Village with excellent restauants, shops, post office, hair salon, drug store, charming coffee shop. A path from the house.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 1967

About: Long time resident has kept the house in its original, historic condition. Unusual Spanish house.

Why Golden Quadrangle, Montecito, CA, USA:
Owner grew up on the property. Connected to former old Montecito estate.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
One of the most unique properties with towering trees, formal gardens, roses, secret paths, view of mountains. Peaceful and completely private. Former guesthouse of Montecito estate that belonged to famed architect, Bertram Goodhue.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/13/2017

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  • Driveway entrance

    Driveway entrance

  • Back garden

    Back garden

  • garden rose

    garden rose

  • Kitchen


  • View to courtyard

    View to courtyard

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Den


  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Rear garden view

    Rear garden view

  • Front garden, mountain view

    Front garden, mountain view

  • Entrance


  • Back patio

    Back patio

  • View to center patio

    View to center patio

  • Front garden bench

    Front garden bench

  • Dining room

    Dining room

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Guest room

    Guest room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Back patio

    Back patio

  • Front yard

    Front yard

  • Back garden

    Back garden

VRBO #84421

This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 02, 2017

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