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~*~Garden Suite ~*~ Montecito Vacation Rental

Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Studio, 0 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 2 Sleeps

Lovely furnished room, with queen bed, flat panel tv, showertub, large closet, comfy armchair and nook with table and two chairs Private off-street gated parking, washer & dryer available, shared pool and spa, and beautiful garden. Perfect for short or long stay. Just bring your suitcase!

High Season May 1 st to Sept. 30th

Holidays at high season rate.

~ No smoking property ~

Santa Barbara Vacation Rental

Carla Flynn
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our stay at the Garden Suite was sweet! The accomodation exceeded our expectations. Lingering with a cup of tea in the garden, sunning by the pool, and driving through Montecito enjoying the neighborhood were all reasons why we will return in the fall.

Thanks for the hospitality!

May 2010
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Montecito Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Village ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • No separate bedroom - 1 queen
  • This cottage does not have a separate bedroom. It is a studio.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Shared Pool, Spa, Garden, Wireless Internet, Washer/Dryer. Queen sized bed, all bedding, and kitchenette ( toaster convection oven, two burner cooktop, small fridge, coffee maker, all dishes etc.).


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

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~*~Garden Suite ~*~ Montecito Vacation Rental
average rating of 4.821429 based on 29 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The Garden Suite was absolutely perfect for us with kitchenette and dining area giving us the ability to fix a little something for ourselves when not eating out. Carla is a sweetheart and obviously wants to make sure that your needs are met. The setting is lovely with the pool and hot tub as an added plus. We hope to return next year.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful place, great hosts!

  • 5 of 5

The cottages are beautiful. Simple but with everything you need. The surroundings could not be prettier. There are wonderful hiking trails everywhere, restaurants, and Montecito is perfectly situated, as are the cottages within Montecito. We were 15 minutes away from everywhere we needed to be. Carla was a wonderful host, giving us all the information we needed but also never feeling intrusive. Would stay here again without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Santa Fe, Santa Barbara or traveling...

Lovely, tranquil and well-maintained property with delightful and unobtrusive hosts.

  • 4 of 5

Lovely small garden suite. Could use a bathroom door or partition. Well-equipped with awesome pool and spa area. Also great laundry area and proximity to great beaches and Santa Barbara.

I would definitely stay again :))

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Albuquerque, NM

Cozy spot to relax

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the Garden Suite and found it to be a wonderful little retreat to rest, walk the tree lined streets of Montecito, and get lots of work done without distractions. It is the ideal location for visiting Westmont College. On especially hot days, the pool was wonderfully refreshing and the laundry room is a great convenience. Carla is the perfect hostess and her cottages are a wonderful find. I hope to return often.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The room was musty smelling from dampness.

  • 2 of 5

I stayed in the garden suite. Although the property needed refreshing, it was in a very safe area, charming, and a five minute drive to a dog beach. The small bathroom was off the even smaller "kitchen" (closet size) but had no door; therefore, you had to close the kitchen door when taking a shower, which was ok because you needed the space to get dressed. The larger problem was the dampness. We bought a fan and put it in the bathroom window to help remove moisture that dripped down the walls after a shower. We also had to buy a room deodorizer to help mask the musty smell. I have an allergy to dust mites so was miserable at night despite buying and using Benadryl each night. Although the mattress and pillows were old they were comfortable enough. Although I wouldn't stay here again, the price was reasonable for Santa Barbara. If you don't mind tired and musty, it is a good deal. The outdoor spa was wonderful.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Relaxing & Rejuvenating!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the Garden Suite for a week in November 2013 and it was one of the best weeks of my whole year. Carla welcomed me like a family friend and made sure I had everything I needed for a needed time of rest and quiet. The grounds are beautiful, quiet, and the whole time, you truly do feel as if you are staying with family. The bed in the garden suite was truly heavenly and my favorite was the hammock outside by the pool! Great location near all the Carpenteria & Santa Barbara attractions, I had a great time exploring the beaches and cliffs nearby. Recommend this for anyone looking to get away from crowds, parties, etc. and needing a truly chill place to relax!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Via Vai
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Summerland Beach
Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Walk.

* Beach.

* Biking.

* Hike.

* Dine Dining.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

Golf, Shopping, Antique Shops, Fine Dining, Polo, Beach, scuba diving, island cruises, whale and dolphin watching, hang gliding, glider rides, vineyards, wineries, cafes, opera, symphony orchestra, farmers markets, sunday beach walks/artisan fair, road bike friendly town.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Damage Deposit $500

High Season May 1 st to Sept. 30th
* Low Season - $150 per night - Weekly $650 - Monthly $1995
* High Season - $225 per night - Weekly $975 - Monthly $2995
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
* 10% local tax on stays 30 days or less
* $100 Cleaning fee
* $500.00 refundable deposit required.
* Three night minimum
* Easter, Thanksgiving &Christmas

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.