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Perfect West Beach Location! Walk/Bike Everywhere! 2-Level Apt

Perfect West Beach Location! Walk/Bike Everywhere! 2-Level Apt

Overview

Property Details

Updated: May 25, 2015
House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Completely renovated in 2008 and newly furnished, this unique two-level unit is part of a historic triplex in the desirable West Beach area. Your doorway is just 1-1/2-blocks from the sands and volleyball courts on West Beach near Stearn’s Wharf, and easy walking distance to downtown State St. shops and restaurants. Also very close is the Amtrak station; no need for a car at all if arriving by train!

**A second unit in triplex has recently been refurbished for vacation rental, too. See vrbo #395242

The main-floor Living Room has a top-quality queen pull-out sofabed by AU for additional quests, and a 32' flat-screen HD-TV with HD-DirecTV and DVD-player. The small galley kitchen has a full fridge and stove/oven with granite counters, and is outfitted with microwave, coffee-maker, NutriBullet blender, toaster and cookware/dishware. French-doors off the living area lead to a spacious, private outdoor deck area beside Mission Creek with patio table/chairs. Lots of birdlife.

Upstairs the sunny bedroom has a plush-top queen-size bed with down duvet & pillows, top-quality large dresser, desk and vanity, with whirlpool tub and shower in a white-tiled bathroom. Exotic walnut floors extend throughout. WiFi internet coverage is free.

Bicycle(s) are available for shared use. Laundry facilities are on-site. Non-smokers only please.

Keywords: Historic triplex

More Details
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Internet
  • Washing machine
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are new residents of Santa Barbara, having recently moved from the Sacramento area and Canada before that. We had occupied the front main unit of this beautiful tri-plex by the beach until late-2013, and we oversee the property ourselves, including a unique rooftop aeroponic garden. Health-conscious and fitness oriented, our family enjoys beach volleyball, bicycling and running right here in West Beach with its nearby amenities.

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Calendar last updated:
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted you to know how much we enjoyed the stay. The place is beautiful (even nicer than the pictures!) ~ and the location really is super. Thanks again for your assistance.

- Mike R. (New York City)
Jan 2010
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18 Reviews

4.8
based on 18 traveler reviews

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Perfect West Beach Location! Walk/Bike Everywhere! 2-Level Apt
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p255189vb
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Folsom, CA
5

Cozy romantic getaway in the best location!

  • 5 of 5
The 2-story rental is perfect for a couple. Being more removed from the street, the rental offers a bit more privacy. And also for the same reason, we didn't need to keep the blinds closed all the time, so we could let natural light fill the space. The whole place is modestly sized, but has everything necessary for a comfortable stay. We made good use of the kitchen and had home-made breakfast every morning. Other things we loved about the rental: lots of dresser space so we don't need to keep our bags open on the floor, very comfortable bed, excellent water pressure, and the many windows. The best part about the rental is its location. We were literally 3 blocks from a bunch of trendy restaurants and wine shops, 3 blocks from the wharf, half a mile (which makes for a romantic waterfront stroll) from the harbor, and a quick breezy shuttle ride (about 2 miles for those wishing to do more walking) from State Street shopping/restaurants/sightseeing. We even saw a woodpecker on the tree outside the window and a family of ducks in the creek by the back patio. One of the drawbacks is the Amtrak station being less than a block away (which would be a plus for anyone without a car), so every now and then we would hear the train horn, the latest we heard it was at 9pm. The stairs to the second floor bedroom is somewhat steep and not appropriate for older (or very young) travelers. Overall we loved our stay and hope to return soon!
  • Submitted: May 13, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Perfect West Beach Location! Walk/Bike Everywhere! 2-Level Apt
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Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.
5

Amazing people, location, and property!!

  • 5 of 5
Can't say enough about how great everything was. Their ad is perfectly accurate and the place is amazing. Would recommend this place to anyone!

Thanks for the excellent accommodations and fine hospitality.
Chad & Bailey
  • Submitted: Apr 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Perfect West Beach Location! Walk/Bike Everywhere! 2-Level Apt
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Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Vancouver, BC
5

Great stay at a great unit in a great location!

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed our recent stay at this beautiful 2 level apartment in the heart of Santa Barbara. The apartment is close the the beach and there is plenty of parking. The unit is clean and comfortable and is updated quite nicely. The good sized living room with flatscreen TV is very comfortable. The kitchen is small but big enough to get by for breakfast or other meals. There is a great fenced private patio out back beside the creek which is a nice way to relax with a glass of wine in the evening. The bedroom upstairs is large and comfortable with a comfortable bed. There are beach chairs and other items for use which is handy, and shared laundry. It is near the train so we were woken up a few nights by that but it wasn't a big deal. The owner is friendly and helpful and easy to communicate with. We would recommend this unit to our friends and family and would stay here again.
  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Romantic Getaway
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Perfect West Beach Location! Walk/Bike Everywhere! 2-Level Apt
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Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
4

Quaint Accommodations close to the beach

  • 4 of 5
Nice quiet location in great neighborhood and a 2 block walk puts you at the harbor half way between Stearns Wharf and the Breakwater. You can ride the trolley from Stearns Wharf downtown. The little apartment was very comfortable. The owners were very helpful in answering questions via phone and email and helping us secure lodging at a nearby Inn for nights our unit wasn't available. The photos are what got my attention when looking for lodging and they are accurate. I'd return to this property and recommend to friends.
  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect West Beach Location! Walk/Bike Everywhere! 2-Level Apt
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Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Tucson, AZ
5

Santa Barbara Trip

  • 5 of 5
Very nice place and very convenient to a lot of things at walking distance!! We really enjoyed our stay in Santa Barbara immensely!! Great place to go!!
  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
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Perfect West Beach Location! Walk/Bike Everywhere! 2-Level Apt
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Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

Great SB weekend

  • 5 of 5
We spent two nights in this nice apartment. It is a great location for those interested in visiting the beach area and State St. The owner is extremely attentive, responsive and helpful. The unit was private, clean and well maintained and it was very quiet during our visit.
  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway

Location

From the Owner

West Beach is THE place to stay in SB for both beach and downtown access. Very few properties become available here.

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : SBA at 10 Miles Nearest Train : Amtrak at 150 Metres Nearest Motorway : CA-101 at 200 Metres Nearest Beach : West Beach at 200 Metres Car: not necessary

** SB Guiding Co. - land tours of neighboring wine country, mountains, etc - TOTAL catering, pampering !! Arrange through owner.

** Sea Kayak tours

Availability

From $185 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
High
May 15 2015 - Sep 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$185
From
$245
Fri,Sat
$1,225
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning fee $70.00
  • Refundable damage deposit $750.00
  • Tax Rate 12.0%

The $49 for a $1500 security/damage policy offered through VRBO is optional. Otherwise a $1500 deposit can be covered 10-days prior to arrival.
Payments by electronic check are eligible for a 'Cash Discount' price savings of $5/nt.

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Amenities

From the Owner

The historic building and charming unit are unique in SB. The privacy offered by the backyard enclosed patio by Mission Creek is special. The rooftop Tower Garden and patio are open to guests upon request or during set hours.

Property Type

  • house

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...

Pool / Spa

  • jetted tub

Suitability

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Near The Ocean

Attractions

  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • fitness center

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 525 sq. ft.

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1
  • Convertible bed(s)
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) American Upholstery high-quality sofabed with wood-slat supports and great mattress. Very comfortable!

Outside

  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Patio

Meals

  • Guests provide their own meals

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