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Authentic Hilltop Adobe Located Between Downtown and the Beach! in Santa Barbara

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Located in the hills above of Santa Barbara between the city and the sea, this authentic adobe was built in the mid 1950's by master Adobero, Senor Aguilar. With panoramic views of the city and mountains and a peek of harbor, this welcoming home will provide you with the quintessential Santa Barbara vacation! You enter the property through old Mesquite Gates and descend to the private courtyard, complete with fountain, citrus trees and barbecue. This is a perfect spot for morning coffee, afternoon naps or a casual dinner. The main house has two bedrooms, each with a private bath. The master has a king bed, and the second bedroom has a queen. The kitchen is beautifully appointed with a Viking range and professional appliances for any discriminating cook. On the view side of the property you will find a terrace and 'sit in' stone fire pit with stunning vistas of the city and mountains. The property also has a guest cottage that can accommodate two more persons. It contains an extra long twin trundle, full bath, and secluded terrace with mountain and city views. (PLEASE NOTE THAT THE USE OF THE GUEST COTTAGE IS ONLY AVAILABLE WITH STAYS OF 30 DAYS OR LONGER.) The home is less than a 7 min drive to the beach or downtown and has three flat screen TV's with satellite HD TV service, internet access, central heat and off street parking.

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Last modified on 08-20-2014 at 12:38 PM.

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house rental amenities

  • Property Type
    • 1 story house
  • Meals
    • guests provide their own meals
  • Location Type
    • beach
      • Seven minute drive to the nearest beach
    • downtown
      • Eight minute drive to downtown Santa Barbara
    • mountain
      • Located in the hills between the city of Santa Barbara and the Pacific Ocean
    • near the ocean
  • Theme
    • away from it all
    • historic
    • romantic
  • General
    • internet
    • telephone
    • fireplace
    • heating
    • linens provided
    • towels provided
      • Bath, Kitchen and Beach towels are provided.
    • washing machine
      • The home has a washer and dryer in the laundry area.
    • clothes dryer
    • parking
      • There is off street parking as well as street parking for this property.
    • living room
      • Living Room can seat 4-6 persons comfortably. The house has been professionally decorated and is filled with beautiful antique furniture, rugs and art.
    • iron & board
  • Kitchen
    • kitchen
      • Fully equipped with professional appliances and cooking utensils
    • refrigerator
      • Built in with filtered drinking water dispenser
    • stove
      • Viking range
    • microwave
    • dishwasher
    • dishes & utensils
    • pantry items
      • Spices and paper goods provided
    • coffee maker
    • toaster
    • ice maker
  • Dining
    • dining area
    • dining
      • There are three dining areas - Kitchen Island (seats 4-6), View terrace table (seats 4) and courtyard table (seats 6)
  • Bathrooms
    • 2 bathrooms
    • master: toilet, shower
    • bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, with claw foot tub and shower
  • Bedrooms
    • 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4, beds for 4
    • bedroom 2: 1 queen
    • bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single, Bedroom #3 (Guest Cottage) is for bookings of 30+ days only
    • master : 1 king, with en suite
  • Entertainment
    • television
      • HDTV from Satellite
    • satellite / cable
      • Satellite TV provided in Master Bedroom, Great Room and Bedroom #3
    • dvd player
    • stereo
      • Sonos system in Great Room, Master Bedroom, Guest Room and Courtyard. Internet music provided by Pandora Radio, iheartradio, Radio, Songza and others. iPod docking station included.
    • books
      • Many Art and Cook Books
  • Outside
    • outdoor grill
    • deck / patio
  • Suitability
    • minimum age limit for renters
      • It has been my policy not to rent to groups of adults under the age of 40 (for certain exceptions please contact me). PLEASE NOTE: Guest Cottage (3rd bdrm) avail for bookings of 30+ nites only.
    • non smoking only
    • wheelchair inaccessible
    • pets not allowed
    • long-term renters welcome

activities and attractions in Santa Barbara Central Coast

  • Attractions
    • autumn foliage
    • botanical garden
    • churches
    • cinemas
    • coin laundry
    • festivals
    • forests
    • library
    • live theater
    • marina
    • museums
    • playground
    • pond
    • recreation center
    • reefs
    • restaurants
    • synagogues
    • waterfalls
    • winery tours
    • zoo
    • nude beach
  • Leisure Activities
    • antiquing
    • beachcombing
    • bird watching
    • eco tourism
    • gambling casinos
    • horseback riding
    • horseshoes
    • outlet shopping
    • paddle boating
    • photography
    • scenic drives
    • sight seeing
    • walking
    • whale watching
  • Sports & Adventure Activities
    • basketball court
    • cycling
    • deepsea fishing
    • equestrian events
    • fishing
    • golf
    • golf privileges optional
    • hiking
    • jet skiing
    • mountain biking
    • mountain climbing
    • mountaineering
    • paragliding
    • pier fishing
    • sailing
    • scuba diving or snorkeling
    • snorkeling
    • surf fishing
    • surfing
    • swimming
    • tennis
    • wind-surfing

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vacation rental rates


Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekend Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
Summer
May 15 2014 - Sep 15 2014
$425
$2,550
$8,950
3 nights
 
 
Fall
Sep 16 2014 - Oct 31 2014
$365
$2,190
$6,900
3 nights
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
$295
$1,770
$5,995
3 nights
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2015 - May 14 2015
$365
$2,190
$6,900
3 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$295
$1,770
$5,995
3 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Cleaning Fee $175
Refundable Damage Deposit $250
Please inquire for Holiday rates and availability.
Stays of less than 30 nights are subject to a 12% Lodging Tax.
$175 Cleaning Fee (14+ night stays require additional cleaning fees)
Maximum occupancy: 6 persons (with Guest Cottage only), 4 persons with Main House only. PLEASE NOTE: Guest Cottage is only avail for bookings of 30 or more nights.
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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traveler reviews for this santa barbara house rental

OASIS IN SANTA BARBARA

Review submitted: August 4, 2014   Date of arrival: July 13, 2014

This beautiful hilltop home is tucked away from the hustle and bustle but is only a short 5 minute drive to the downtown action. As you enter through the antique wooden gate you are transported to another world...beautiful gardens and and a gorgeous courtyard with a bubbling fountain beg you to enjoy a good book and glass of wine while relaxing on the comfortable furnishings. The bbq was put to good use during our trip and the heater was only needed on one evening as we enjoyed beautiful weather on this trip.

The house itself is beautifully decorated with gorgeous artwork and period furnishings. Comfortable seating and throws make it easy to snuggle in. Both the master and the 2nd bedroom have plenty of hanging space (and hangers!) and comfortable beds outfitted with designer bedding and lots of feather pillows and a feather duvet. Both bathrooms reflect the atmosphere of the home with lovely finishes including a claw foot tub and copper sink in the 2nd bathroom.

I was very happy with the kitchen as it was equipped with everything one could want to prepare a gourmet meal. If you like to bake there is even a KitchenAid mixer. The kitchen blends in beautifully with the great room living area while looking out through wide expanse of windows over the Santa Barbara hills.

The outdoor dining table is a lovely spot to enjoy breakfast while the sun burns off the clouds over the hills. At night the twinkling lights of Santa Barbara are enchanting. This is the main eating area although there are also nice barstools pulled up to the ample kitchen island should you want to eat indoors.

Mark has thought of everything and is a very congenial host, happy to recommend spots of interest, restaurants, or whatever you may be looking for.

Hilltop Adobe is a jewel!

Helpful votes: 1 / 2

 

Santa Barbara Treat!

Review submitted: June 18, 2014   Date of arrival: June 5, 2014

The house is a beautiful retreat with every comfort provided. It is well equipped, quite and a short distance from all Santa Barbara has to offer.

Helpful votes: 0 / 0

 

A wonderful respite!

Review submitted: May 30, 2014   Date of arrival: May 16, 2014

After my husband and I turned the key to enter the home, I rushed to the french doors to take in the fabulous view of Santa Barbara. We had just returned from wine country so promptly open a bottle before taking a full tour of the home and grounds. The home has such a quiet sophisticated yet comfortable "kick your shoes off" feel...the furniture, the well appointed kitchen (love the cookbooks), the basket upon arrival, the warm colors, etc. We ventured out each day of our stay but hurried back so that we could relax and enjoy. We are two hard working people and this was just the spot for a bit of respite. Thank you Mark for the attention you've given to this home. You made two people very happy.

Helpful votes: 1 / 2

 

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This vacation rental has been listed since 02/9/2013.