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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 require a 5 night minimum stay

~ No smoking property ~

Santa Barbara Vacation Rental

Carla Flynn
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

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 -
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~*~Garden Suite ~*~ Montecito Vacation Rental
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 31 reviews

A piece of heaven

  • 5 of 5

I wish that I could stay here the rest of my life. The location is perfect because it’s close to Butterfly Beach, upper and lower Montecito, and two other doggie beaches. My dog had so much fun!

The cottage is peaceful and the property is beautiful. I used the hot tub every day, but it took a while to figure out the buttons.

I made some great friends here because the cottages form a small community. I am on a first name basis with all the other occupants. Most everyone that stays here has a dog, so there were a lot of play dates.

I’m so lucky to have stayed here.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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SO Great.. I added an additional MONTH ..and prob would of stayed longer had it been avail...

  • 5 of 5

I want to tell the world about this place..but at same time want to keep it all for myself. I love love love this place .

The owners live in mainhouse..(cottages are located behind..yet so private you can't even see main house....Carla and David the owners are both so warm and welcoming....but they also give you your if you want them you can get them..if you want to feel like it's your own little piece of property you can have that too...

There are other cottages avail for rent behind house and having been there so long I was there when all were filled and when only one was filled...IT was still my own private oasis...I never saw everyone use pool at same time...but even if did the people she gets to respect the property and privacy. .I just love it there so it! Can't say enough nice things...except that I can't wait to be back....already reserved next year! No need to look further....unless you want same dates as me!

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 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: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco, CA

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: December 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: November 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: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, 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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.