Elegant & Historic Downtown Victorian - A True One of a Kind

Elegant & Historic Downtown Victorian - A True One of a Kind

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Property Details

Updated: Sep 29, 2014
House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

A truly one of a kind Santa Barbara property, The Moore-Sturgeon House of 1887, awaits your arrival.

This Elegant & Historic Victorian has 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, plus a dedicated office, and is located in the Heart Downtown, one block to State St.

A true labor of love, this property was carefully & respectfully restored to its glory in 2011/2012 under the direct care of the Sturgeon family.

Each detail carefully planned to showcase the incredible craftsmanship from 1887, with care given to each room, down to every door handle and hinge.

Comfortable modern appointments such as WIFI, flat screen TV’s, and a fully equipped modern kitchen are all here as well. Each of the bedrooms are furnished with queen beds, flat screen TV’s and plush comfortable linens.

A grand living room with gas fireplace & game table is sure to bring everyone together for fun and laughs. The beautiful dining room and parlor suite will have you planning a five-course meal on arrival.

A gas bbq and large patio table bring the action outside to the gardens to enjoy the passers-by on a beautiful Santa Barbara Day. Enjoy a conversation on the front porch with a cup of coffee or glass of wine. Relax in a rocking chair or take a book to the sun filled garden area next to the mission style fountain.

It is all about relaxation and location. Walk to Farmers Market on State St. each Tuesday, movie theaters, fine or fast dining, shopping or yoga, you name it and it is within a few short blocks.

Beach access is roughly 1 mile straight down State. St., the Santa Barbara Airport is about 9 miles (15 minutes).

A true must see for history buffs, antiquers and fun seekers alike.

Keywords: Enjoy the Spacious Elegance in this Historic Downtown Victorian built in 1887. Which has undergone an extensive & gracious restoration in 2012, showcasing every detail of the original architecture. Truly a piece of Santa Barbara History, and a One of a Kind Opportunity!

More Details
  • Sleeps 6
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided

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Elegant & Historic Downtown Victorian - A True One of a Kind
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Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Bloomington, IN
5

Best vacation ever

  • 5 of 5
This house felt like home immediately since we used to live in an old Victorian. It has been beautifully restored with loving care which you can feel. This was our first vacation with our grown children and we were all very comfortable. The manager and owner went out of their way to make sure everything was perfect for us. I didn't want to leave this house - hope to return again.
  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Elegant & Historic Downtown Victorian - A True One of a Kind
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Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

Amazing house!

  • 5 of 5
The house is amazing. I was just beside myself at all of the millwork wood, not painted, after so many years... It is a beautifully built house and so clearly loved. You can feel the love and care in it.

I grew up in a 1789 house on the east coast that was probably a barn at some point... not as elegant as this, but I love feeling the history around me, seeing the human decisions in the construction...

We were in Santa Barbara for work and it was so wonderful after a long day to come home to such a special house. Thank you!
  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers
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Elegant & Historic Downtown Victorian - A True One of a Kind
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p412692vb
+1 8058452289
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Connecticut Shoreline
5

East coast visitors

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed the abience of this lovely home. Visited in Feb for a wedding and were concerned about the cool weather. However, the fireplaces kept us very comfortable and were part of the ambience. Amenities as described. would definately stay here again! great location
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Elegant & Historic Downtown Victorian - A True One of a Kind
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p412692vb
+1 8058452289
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

A Perfect Girls Weekend

  • 5 of 5
We rented the house for my mom's 70th birthday over a four-day weekend. It was perfect! The house was within walking distance to most of the things we wanted to do in Santa Barbara, and just a short drive from everything else. It was far enough away from the action that we did not have to worry about noise, but close enough to take advantage of beautiful Santa Barbara. The house was big enough for all of us (four adults) and was in beautiful shape, considering it's well over 100 years old. While I would not suggest it as a good place for families with small children, it was perfect for our needs.
  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Elegant & Historic Downtown Victorian - A True One of a Kind
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p412692vb
+1 8058452289
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

Wonderful Victorian Home right off of State Street

  • 5 of 5
Stayed here for a 30th birthday celebration with 5 people, and this was perfect!

This home exceeded our expectations (which were already high, because the photos were so amazing!) The bedrooms were all large, comfortable beds, and the bathrooms were very nicely appointed as well. the living spaces and kitchen were very large and comfortable. The yard and outdoor picnic table were also great!

The details decorating this old house are just incredible!

Also the location was great. Very easy cab ride or doable walk right to downtown Santa Barbara.

We just loved it and would stay here again!

Also, we've been back for less than a week and we ALREADY GOT THE DEPOSIT BACK!! Incredible!
  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Elegant & Historic Downtown Victorian - A True One of a Kind
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+1 8058452289
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Los Angeles
5

Beautiful Vacation Home!

  • 5 of 5
We had six of us come up to Santa Barbara from the LA area for Labor Day weekend. We were overwhelmed by the house when we walked up to the door. It was big and beautiful. It had so much character and personality we just fell in love with it from the moment we stepped in. We couldn't get over how charming it was! I loved the kitchen and the bedrooms were big and comfortable. There was no AC but I don't believe many places in Santa Barbara actually have it either. So, we learned our lesson by keeping the shades drawn during the day and the windows open at night. This home gets a lot of natural sunlight!

We were really sad to leave. I am looking forward to visiting again in the near future. The management handled everything really well: it was clean, it was accommodating and we enjoyed ourselves fully. Thanks for helping to make our first trip to Santa Barbara one we will never forget!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway

Location

Activity and Interests

Car: not necessary

Wine Tasting, Opera, Coffee Houses, Yoga Studio, Art Walk, Chumash Casino, Farmers Market

Availability

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Fall
Sep 1 2014 - Nov 30 2014
3 night minimum stay
$300
$1,800
$5,750
 
 
Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Feb 28 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
$1,650
$5,750
 
 
Spring
Mar 1 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$355
$2,130
$5,750
 
 
Graduation
Jun 8 2015 - Jun 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
$2,130
 

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning $200
  • Refundable damage deposit $1,000
  • Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are Subject to Change until reservation is confirmed

Holiday Weekends are $375/night. Minimum stay required.

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Towels Provided
  • Living Room

Kitchen

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Dining

Entertainment

  • Stereo
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Downtown

Attractions

  • zoo
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • museums
  • cinemas

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
  • horseback riding
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • paddle boating
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • shopping

Local Services & Businesses

  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • cycling
  • golf
  • sailing
  • roller blading
  • fishing
  • surfing
  • tennis
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • kayaking
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bathroom 2

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Queen size Beds (3)

Outside

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals
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