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Overview

Property Details

Updated: May 25, 2015
1 Bedroom, 1 Bath Suite, Sleeps 4 - 5

Located in the hills above the city, you are only 1.2 miles from State Street, (the main artery for shopping and restaurants) and four miles to the beach, pier and art walk. The closest stores and restaurants are less than 1.5 miles away, though you may feel nicely removed from the city in this hilltop suite surrounded by spectacular views of the ocean, islands, mountains, oak trees, plenty of nature and by night - a span of glittering city lights visible through nearly wall-to-wall french doors that lead to a private stone-paved patio. Enjoy the morning views of rolling hills, orchards and mountains that look like the Tuscan countryside.

Charming pathways lead you a large, solar-heated pool, spa and 'petting zoo' of one very friendly goat. The zoo is located at the farthest end of the fully-gated two-acre property.

This one bedroom suite plus curtained alcove with daybed has been newly remodeled and designed to be light, refreshing, airy, stylish and comfortable. Romantic for a couple and cozy for a small family – it sleeps up to five. Feel your spirits lift the moment you walk in the door.

More Details
  • Sleeps 5
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Caroline Brand is an art director, graduate of Art Center College of Design who sometimes works from home and sometimes travels. She shares her home with her husband and kids who are mostly away at college.

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Calendar last updated:
May 25, 2015

14 Reviews

5
based on 14 traveler reviews

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Hilltop Suite With Sweeping Ocean, Mountain And City Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p497059vb
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
San Diego, CA
5

wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5
Caroline and Mike welcomed us and we had a lovely stay. The apartment is below their home and is bright and white. They had a bottle of wine, fresh flowers, and cookies waiting for us as well as all the basic spices, oils, coffee and fresh milk. The view from the pool was amazing and we really enjoyed the hot tub. My 5 year old son enjoyed the water slide as well as the very friendly goat. We would absolutely come back here and would highly recommend it to our friends. You will surely love a stay here!
  • Submitted: May 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
business
Hilltop Suite With Sweeping Ocean, Mountain And City Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p497059vb
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

Stunning views and gracious hosts.

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I travel frequently to Santa Barbara and always do the typical hotel setting. My daughter had found this hidden gem Tucktaway in the Santa Barbara hills with stunning views warm pool and great Jacuzzi. The amenities were exactly as listed the bed was nice and soft and the refrigerator had a small amount of amenities milk , Coffee and a few other nice things. The owners were very gracious hosts, they were there when you needed them and otherwise the privacy was perfect. The resident Billy goat was a fun addition to the trip. The property was good size and really nice to walk around. Very close to downtown and the beach it was just the perfect setting very very comfortable nice to relax go and take a nap make something to eat watch TV barbecue just like home. The next trip to Santa Barbara we definitely hope there's an opening for us thanks again for making our trip wonderful and memorable,

Sincerely,

JL
  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. We love our guests to really enjoy the grounds, the amenities and the goat! The goat loves visitors and especially if they bring her treats. We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves and we sincerely hope that you will come back and visit. You and your beautiful, warm family were a pleasure to host.
Until next time…
All good things,
Caroline and Mike
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Hilltop Suite With Sweeping Ocean, Mountain And City Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p497059vb
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Kendall NY
5

Tuscany in the US!

  • 5 of 5
This was an outstanding rental! The views were to die for and the apartment was darling and came complete with Valentine heart candy and fresh flowers upon our arrival. The owner could not be more gracious and a joy to work with. We loved the surroundings, great pool and jacuzzi, and Goatee, their goat, was a real hoot. Downtown was very close along with restaurants and sites. This was one of the nicest places we ever had the honor to stay at and can't wait to come back!
  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind comments. We really appreciate your review and mostly, we are glad you enjoyed yourselves. I hope you will visit us and the goat again, soon. Goatee really likes to visit with people - she's quite social and especially loves sweets.

Take care and be sure to look us up again!

Sincerely,
Caroline and Mike
business
Hilltop Suite With Sweeping Ocean, Mountain And City Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p497059vb
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

best apartment of all

  • 5 of 5
We are close to Review of Guy S. of Montreal and all others.
We have booked the apartment when there was no review and we were not disappointed.

We traveled 5 times to Santa Barbara and it is the best apartment of all.

We spent four unforgettable weeks in the apartment and we would always love to come back.

The only thing we want then pleasant terraces furniture outside for dinner. The white chairs are uncomfortable for a long time we lived in the apartment.
  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Marianne and Heinz,

It was a pleasure having you as our guests. We cherish everyone who stays with us. It has been such a rewarding experience for us. Thank you for letting me know about the chairs - I had no idea, I just thought the chairs were so cute but never tried sitting them for long periods. I am definitely looking for something more comfortable, so I appreciate your suggestion. Thank you for lovely review. I hope to see you both again.

Best,
Caroline & Mike
P.s. The roses look amazing! Thanks for taking care of them.
business
Hilltop Suite With Sweeping Ocean, Mountain And City Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p497059vb
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

Incredible Views - Beautiful accommodation.

  • 5 of 5
This property is very clean, and there are great views over the valley. The heated pool is ideal for a swim after being out and about and the jacuzzi has an adapter for plugging in your own music.
The owners are very friendly, but respect your privacy at the same time.
Santa Barbara is a wonderful place, and this accommodation is ideally situated and is very peaceful.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Carole
I am so glad you both enjoyed the property and your time in Santa Barbara. Thank you for noticing the cleanliness. We really make sure it sparkles for everyone. I hope the rest of your trip was enjoyable and please come back and visit! - Caroline
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Hilltop Suite With Sweeping Ocean, Mountain And City Views
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p497059vb
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

wonderful

  • 5 of 5
quiet,friendly,private,beautiful views
  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

We instantly fell in love with this property because of the beautiful views and grounds –two acres of nature. We always call it our bit of heaven. We named our suite the 'Tuscan Vista' because of the rolling hills and the orchards that lead up to the mountains. You will feel you are in a rural setting but everything is just a few minutes away.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Santa Barbara Airport at 10 Miles Nearest Barpub : State Street Bars at 3 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrak/ Trolly at 4 Miles Nearest Motorway : 101 fwy at 2.5 Miles Nearest Restaurant : State Street restaurants at 3 Miles Nearest Beach : East Beach/West Beach/ Arroyo Burro Beach at 4 Miles Car: necessary

Mission Canyon has a rural setting only minutes from downtown and the beach. On one side you have the majestic mountain range; on the other you have the ocean, island and city views. It has everything.

Availability

From $255 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring
Mar 1 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$275
From
$295
Fri,Sat
$1,295
$3,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jun 1 2015 - Sep 14 2015
3 night minimum stay
$365
From
$385
Fri,Sat
$1,595
$4,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 15 2015 - Nov 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$285
From
$325
Fri,Sat
$1,235
$3,295
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Dec 1 2015 - Feb 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$255
From
$285
Fri,Sat
$1,185
$2,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $35 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning Fee $60.00
  • Laundry -optional $60.00
  • Tax Rate 10.0%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

From the Owner

Glorious views everywhere, peaceful setting, newly remodeled suite with brand new appliances and furniture. Bird-watching and stargazing. Kids and adults will love the pool (nice and warm), hot tub and plenty of yard (fully gated) in which to play, visit the goat, swim and be creative. Outdoor seating and lounging provided. The suite is all one level from off-street parking to your suite - only one step. There is a bathtub/shower combination. A very clean suite with comfortable mattresses and linens. There is a daybed (twin) alcove that can be made private by closing the curtains and a sleeper sofa full/queen in living room. It is bliss.

Property Type

  • apartment

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View

Attractions

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

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 675 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Fan and storage. Nicely stocked with towels. Completely new.
  • One bathroom with tub shower combination. Beautifully remodeled, fresh and super clean.

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king, Comfortable King bed sleeps two.
  • Alcove daybed with Curtain Closure - 1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Living area has sofa sleeper: full.
  • Master Bedroom has king sized bed. French doors lead to private patio. Sofa sleeper and a curtained nook with twin bed in the main living area.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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