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Island View Cottage - Oceanfront Restored Cabin on the Mesa

Island View Cottage - Oceanfront Restored Cabin on the Mesa

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Dec 18, 2014
3 Bedroom/2 Bath plus 1 half bath - Sleeps 6

Mesa neighborhoods are loved for their proximity to Santa Barbara's local beaches, quiet neighborhoods, and amazing ocean views. This quaint home will surprise and delight guests with its rustic cabin feel blended with upscale, contemporary amenities. Located on a quiet acre in a private 5 acre enclave, the home was once home to a former University Professor whose art and book collection still remain. It is a very special spot and has a warm and welcoming appeal.

The home was recently restored (2014) with a mind to keep the original 1930's beach cabin look and feel. This understated masterpiece features original knotty pine paneling, all new furnishings, select precious antiques, and brand new oriental rugs in 1930's style. The owners' design aesthetic is steeped in a desire to maintain the traditional rustic feel of a remote cabin, but richly appointed for today's discriminating traveler.

Perched on the bluffs above the blue Pacific, there is no question where the heart of this home is...anywhere a window faces the sweeping ocean and island views. A brand new Spa sits on the oceanfront terrace offering a relaxing reward after a long run on the beach, or busy day of sight seeing. The surrounding yard with pathways of brick and garden beds filled with blooming flowers and tropical plantings add the finishing exclamation point to a home that displays true pride of ownership.

The Dining Room features a fireplace, a wall of windows, and a wonderful supply of special dishes and serving pieces to set an amazing table. The sunset from here will be the only dessert one needs!

The newly remodeled kitchen was professionally designed for ease of use. Its antiqued blue finished cabinetry mirrors the blue Pacific. The kitchen was designed with outdoor eating and entertaining in mind.

The Living Room is appointed with new white linen couches that face the fireplace and a large flat screen TV. Walls are lined with vintage books of classic English and American literature - many dating back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

All bedrooms are outfitted with luxury linens. Each feels romantic and special. The Master Bedroom offers a fireplace and a walk-in closet. Bedroom #2, with a king-size bed, faces backyard views and opens to a large deck overlooking lush gardens. Bedroom #3, with 2 full-size beds, shares the same views and deck.

There are two Hall Bathrooms, one with a bathtub and walk-in shower; the other with a shower/tub combination.

Set apart from the main house, ensconced in the garden, is a redwood Garden House. This sweet spot is perfect as an escape to just sit and read or, for vacationing/working professionals, a quiet place to get some work done. This one room getaway has cable internet and a portable space heater - no water or bathroom facilities. It also comes with a pair of blue Jays that may occasionally be looking for a handout of peanuts!

This beloved home will have happy travelers returning year after year. Island View Cottage is sure to become everyone's favorite "home away from home" above the blue coastal waters with captivating island views in the distance!

Note: Due to the bluff top location, children ages 1-9 are not allowed at this home.

Prices in US Dollars

Summer Season rates are in effect for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks

1 week minimum (1 week minimum for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks)

Stays of less than 30 nights are subject to a 12% Lodging Tax

$300 Cleaning Fee (14+ night stays require additional cleaning fees), $75 Booking Fee, $2/night City Tourism Tax

$2,000 security deposit refundable within 14 days of checkout. Deposit is reduced to $500 with purchase of Damage Waiver.

30+ night stays require extra security deposit, and do not qualify for the damage waiver program.

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change

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

About the Manager

Paradise Retreats

World Class Vacation Rentals, LLC

16 E. Arrellaga Street

Santa Barbara, CA. 93101

+1 (805) 275-1851

reservations@paradiseretreats.com

www.paradiseretreats.com

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Guestbook comments from the manager

(Transcribed from guestbook at the property)



We saw a red-headed woodpecker. And dozens of hummingbirds visited your beautiful gardens, from flower to flower. The sea was like glass--quiet still, peaceful. And each evening we watched as the sun fell into the sea--the last sliver of gold lighting the horizon. Thank you so much for allowing us to experience this lovely home--and for all of your kind and welcoming touches. We had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. Thank you.
Nov 2014
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Santa Barbara Airport at 10.4 Miles Nearest Golf : Santa Barbara Golf Club at 5.2 Miles Nearest Train : Santa Barbara Amtrak Station at 3 Miles Nearest Motorway : Hwy 101 at 1.3 Miles Nearest Beach : Hendry's Beach at 1.2 Miles Car: recommended

Mission, Courthouse, Beach, Zoo, Art Museums, Galleries, Natural History Museum, Botanical Garden, Parks, Wharf, Harbor, Wine Tasting. For detailed info on all local attractions & events visit the Santa Barbara visitor center or local websites.

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Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer - Holiday
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 1 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,075
From
$1,075
$6,000
$21,600
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2015 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$525
$3,000
$9,000
 
 
Spring - Fall
Apr 1 2015 - May 14 2015
3 night minimum stay
$725
From
$725
$4,000
$12,000
 
 
Summer - Holiday
May 15 2015 - Sep 15 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,075
From
$1,075
$6,000
$21,600
 
 
Spring - Fall
Sep 16 2015 - Oct 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$725
From
$725
$4,000
$12,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2015 - Nov 20 2015
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$525
$3,000
$9,000
 
 
Summer - Holiday
Nov 21 2015 - Nov 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,075
From
$1,075
$6,000
$21,600
 
 
Winter
Nov 29 2015 - Dec 18 2015
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$525
$3,000
$9,000
 
 
Summer - Holiday
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 1 2016
7 night minimum stay
$1,075
From
$1,075
$6,000
$21,600
 
 
Winter
Jan 2 2016 - Mar 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$525
From
$525
$3,000
$9,000
 

Amenities

Property Type

  • house

Theme

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

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Dining

  • Dining Area ...

Entertainment

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

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

Suitability

  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront

Attractions

  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching

Local Services & Businesses

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom #1 - toilet, tub, shower, Bathroom #1 w/bathtub, walk-in shower, sink, toilet
  • Bathroom #2 - toilet, combination tub/shower, Bathroom #2 w/shower tub combination; sink, toilet
  • Powder Room - toilet, Powder Room w/sink, toilet

Bedrooms

  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king, Master Bedroom with king-size bed
  • Bedroom #2 - 1 king, Bedroom #2 with king-size bed
  • Bedroom #3 - 1 double, Bedroom #3 with 2 full-size beds

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website

Notes:

  • Unobstructed Oceanfront views, Completely refurbished, Gourmet Designer Kitchen, 3 fireplaces, Beach chairs, Beach umbrella, Beach towels, Boogie boards, No Air Conditioning
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