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Lovely Spanish Revival Estate In Santa Barbara's 'Upper East' District

Lovely Spanish Revival Estate In Santa Barbara's 'Upper East' District


Property Details

Updated: Apr 15, 2015
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

We invite you to enjoy the privacy and comfort of our property complete with lush outside gardens and patios for your relaxation. Our lovely 1-bedroom apartment overlooks the historic garden setting complete with fruit trees, roses, brick patio, outdoor fireplace and dining areas. We have a small brood of friendly chickens that gladly donate their fresh eggs for your dining pleasure! The kitchen is well equipped for all your needs. Outdoor dining area also includes use of the propane BBQ, well lit patio and music system.

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are a professional couple and long time residents of Santa Barbara since 1957! Our extended family resides here and we can be a great resource for you while exploring what Santa Barbara has to offer.

Speaks:: spanish, danish, Danish
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Calendar last updated:
April 15, 2015

5 Reviews

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Lovely Spanish Revival Estate In Santa Barbara's 'Upper East' District
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Carlisle, MA

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5
It was a delight staying in this apartment. Marilyn and Errol could not have been more welcoming. The location is idyllic and peaceful. The kitchen facilities might be a bit tight if you want to entertain regularly but they are perfect for a couple. Thoroughly recommended.
  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Lovely Spanish Revival Estate In Santa Barbara's 'Upper East' District
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County

Best stay at Santa Barbara for our family!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here for four months with our four and half year old son when both my husband and I were on sabbatical. We absolutely loved our time there! The owner couple stays in the same house but this guest house is completely separated from the main house. The apartment is on the second floor of the building seen on the right hand side of the photo (taken from the backyard of the property). We were in Santa Barbara for a few years before while being poor graduate students. So we were looking for a nice sabbatical home near downtown. This guesthouse in the beautiful spanish home was perfect for the three of us. It is one block from the Mission. The bus to the Botanic Garden stops right outside the property. The bus going to UCSB is two blocks away. We loved walking around the pretty neighborhood full of Spanish homes or walked down about 10 blocks to play in parks. There are several of them. But the best "park" is the spacious backyard of this very property! Our son sometimes played with the owner's dog while I cooked dinner. Sometimes we picked up fresh laid eggs in the afternoon. sometimes we picked chillies from the garden for dinner. The owners are a lovely and considerate couple. They are very helpful in answering all of our questions. The property is very well maintained. We will love to come back again in the near future.
  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your thorough description! I am appreciating the fact that I live here and your description helped me to see beyond my daily tasks!
Lovely Spanish Revival Estate In Santa Barbara's 'Upper East' District
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Saratoga California

Exceptional location, exceptional property, exceptional hosts all in an exceptional town

  • 5 of 5
The location is ideal. It is close to the mission and walking distance from the state st. shops and restaurants and the rest of downtown SB. The property is located in a lovely upscale neighborhood. The grounds are idyllic and well-maintained and the apartment is lovely. The owners are very hospitable. They are Santa Barbara natives who love their town and enjoy sharing it with others.
  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: You have captured our location delightfully! As locals we have chosen to live in this area for exactly those reasons.
Lovely Spanish Revival Estate In Santa Barbara's 'Upper East' District
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
St. Charles, MO

Five Stars from a repeat guest

  • 5 of 5
Perfect SB location. This historic property is in a quiet and well maintained neighborhood. The owners are perfect hosts. Cisco brought my NY Times to the apartment each morning. WIFI reaches the patio so I could work there as well as from the apartment. Walk to the Riveria - a classic movie theatre - or to The Daily Grind for coffee. SB Bowl is 15 minute walk - saw Bonnie Raitt & Taj Mahal there in 2011. Downtown restaurants and shopping are an easy walk too. Leave your car at home and take SB buses - two convenient stops nearby - or borrow owners' bikes. I cycled to Goleta Beach and USC SB. The city is very bike friendly.
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Your enjoyment of our home is appreciated and we will welcome you back at any time!
Lovely Spanish Revival Estate In Santa Barbara's 'Upper East' District
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County

Danish Girl

  • 5 of 5
This is a wonderful apartment with exceptional views of a lavish garden. The setting is historically significant. The owners are welcoming and informative and were very helpful regarding things to see and do. We would love to stay here again. It is just as lovely as the photos show. It is exceptionally well-maintained.
  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank-you for your kind words!


From the Owner

Our home is located near the Santa Barbara Mission and the Rose Garden. Our home is a property built in 1922 and exemplifies the Spanish Revival architecture that is so prevalent in Santa Barbara. We purchased this home for it's location and ambiance and we are the honored 'stewards' of a piece of history!

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Santa Barbara Municipal Airport at 8 Miles Nearest Train : Santa Barbara Train Station at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : Hwy. 101 at 1 Miles Nearest Beach : Arroyo Burro Beach at 4 Miles Car: not necessary

Enjoy the heart and soul of Santa Barbara by staying in the historic residential district of the 'Upper East'. A pleasant walk downtown to theaters, restaurants, museums and shopping while enjoying the Spanish architecture of our lovely town.


From $2,700 Per month

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30 night minimum stay

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Half due at time of booking along with a $300. damage deposit to be refunded at the end of your stay.

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Updated: Apr 15, 2015


From the Owner

The sound of the Mission bells, the smell of citrus blooming and doves visiting our fountains are a joy to our late afternoon times on the brick patio.

Property Type

  • apartment


  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...


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


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...

Onsite Services

  • Concierge
  • Massage


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Downtown


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

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 750 sq. ft.


  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, tub, shower
  • A delightful bathroom with tub/shower and cabinet space.


  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen, Single roll away and aero bed also available.
  • The bedroom is separate from the living room/dining and kitchen. The bathroom is accessible from the bedroom. We have additional sleeping arrangements for children including a roll away and an aero bed. There is also a high quality sleeper couch in the living room.


  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • We have hosted families, married couples, seniors and others who have enjoyed the quiet privacy of our environment. Everyone LOVES the location and the beauty of our estate.

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