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Beach Front View Home Steps Away from Four Seasons Hotel

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 8 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

The enticement of this exclusive Santa Barbara/ Montecito property is its glorious site high up above the ocean, with broad views over Butterfly Beach, across the water to the Channel Islands, and along the sweep of the coast as far as Summerland. Its location in a small, elite neighborhood near the Four Seasons Biltmore, the Ty Warner Estate, and the Music Academy of the West, with easy access to the beach, provides opportunities for delightful walks along the shoreline and the cliffs.

The gates property is entered through a large courtyard containing a two-car garage. The approach to the house is via wide pebbled stairs that appear to float above a reflecting pool lined with blue mosaic tiles, and bordered by plantings. a circular light in the middle of each stair guides one at night to the front door.

The house has an air of 1950's chic. Perched on a sloping corner lot of almost half an acre, it was ingeniously designed to take full advantage of the views. The entire site has been thoughtfully arranged for maximum privacy, even the height of the house precludes the need for window shades.

With a open plan for the living room, dining room and kitchen, the rest of the house is designed for privacy in bedrooms and baths. The master bedroom, spacious and airy, has an adjoining combined bathroom/dressing room, and two other bedrooms each have large dressing rooms and share a circular-shaped bathroom located between them.

The expansive and inviting living room, positioned at the corner nearest to the sea, is linked to a sunken dining area with a large black circular chimney hood descending from the ceiling and hanging above a circular raised fire pit- a magnificent focal point. Being entertained in this venue would be a memorable experience for guests.

The color copper is recurring theme inside and out. Copper squares are set into walls, there is an oval copper ceiling in one of the bathrooms, the base of the fireplace is made of tiny copper mosaic pieces, and horizontal copper bands run along the courtyard wall sheltering the outdoor patio near the kitchen as a distinctive entrance feature.

Montecito and the surrounding areas after museums, contemporary arts, hiking, biking, trails, horseback riding, sailing, golf and many beautiful walking areas.

It is close to The Music Academy of the West, Coast Village Rd, shopping and fine dining, and that Coral Casino Beach and Cabana Club.

Keywords: House

Holidays are charged at higher rate. No 1 night stays allowed.

More Details

Owner
Bonnie or Chad Damron
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 October, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.4 Miles
Honor Bar
Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Santa Barbara Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
101 Freeway
Nearest Beach
Butterfly Beach
Car: not necessary

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Montecito in Santa Barbara County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2), Queen Size Sofa Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) extra twin (1)available Optional portable play pin.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Beach Front View Home Steps Away from Four Seasons Hotel
average rating of 4.733333 based on 15 reviews
5

Amazing and Memorable

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend in this beatiful estate. The owner was so kind and helpful. We had a memorable family dinner overlooking the ocean with the fire going. It was spectacular. The home is comfortable and you feel like you are on vacation the moment you enter the property. The landscaping is beautiful and lush with a view of the pacific from every room! It was the perfect house for hosting our entire family and a party. Completely private and spacious! Amazing weekend! We will be back!!

  • Review Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for you lovely response! We are glad you enjoyed your stay! Looking forward to having you back again.
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5

30 years!

  • 5 of 5

Bonnie was so enjoyable to deal with and assist with the rental process. We were so pleasantly surprised with how quickly we were fully relaxed in the home and enjoying the views - whale watching with Margaritas from the deck - amazing! This property is all about the location and the view, not about the size of the TV screens or other tech comforts. It is such a great lay out for 2-3 couples. We will definitely be returning, but hopefully before our 35th reunion!

Thanks again Bonnie!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I really appreciate your review, I enjoy meeting you and your friends, please come back.
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4

Beach Front View Home.

  • 4 of 5

The house was great gathering place for our group of nine elderly (late seventies and eighty year old) ladies. We have been getting together for forty-four years. This was one of my favorite venues. There were places to gather to eat, talk, play a game of dominoes read, or just gaze at the ocean The view was unsurpassed. We had one problem with the house. The bathrooms were not made for people with mobility issues. Most of us could not get into the sunken tub/shower in the master bath, which left only one shower for a lot of people.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am very happy you and your friend enjoyed the house. I was never informed that any of your guest had special needs or handicaps. There is one sunken tub with a handicap bar. The second bathroom has a floor level shower bath combination. Surrounding the bath shower area is a 12 1/2 by 6 inch bench like wall that has two handicap bars as soon as you sit in the bath area. It was very lovely meeting all of you. Bonnie Damron
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5

Beautiful Property with Gorgeous views and sounds of ocean waves crashing

  • 5 of 5

Nestled near butterfly beach, I loved hearing the crash of the ocean waves while at this home. The host was very friendly and helpful as well. Plenty of beach towels and beach chairs to use at the beach which was a hop, skip and a jump away. Stunning property inside and out.

Enjoy

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Incredible view and architecture!

  • 5 of 5

The owner was gracious and generous, and the house was perched on a stunning property overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We would suggest adding a few amenties like hair dryers in the bathrooms and a corkscrew in the kitchen. Lovely stay- close to the ocean and the lower village of Montecito.

  • Review Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. I appreciate your suggestions. I am so happy you had a nice time.
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Portland, OR
3

Great location. Easy access to beach. Loved the architecture.

  • 3 of 5

Housekeeping was poor. Mold on faucets, sinks,. Under kitchen sink old sponges, brushes that were stinky. Broom closet a mess. The brooms should be thrown away and fresh ones put in. Washer not working. Glasses , dishes really stained. Had to buy paper utensils. Old rancid leftover condiments. Replaced with fresh ones. Sofa beds had live and dead insects. Had to clean ourselves. Screen doors need a thorough cleaning.

. Real dusty and dirty.

Overall housekeeping doing a superficial cleaning job.

Superb location . Hope repairs and cleaning can improve.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: To my Future Guest, Just to let you know, I take great pride in this property. Every effort is taken to make your reservation a great experience. As you know, some people are difficult please no matter how hard you try. Some people can people be very rude and cause difficulties if they do not get their way about extending their check out time way beyond the extra 3 hours they were originally given. It is not considerate or fair for guests or workers who are coming to prepare for future guests when their check in times are not abled to be met. The power switch in front of the washing machine starts the machine when it is pressed on. #210543
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Montecito, Central Coast California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Fall
6 Sep 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£2,077
for 2 nights
From
£849
£6,323
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £85 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
23 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£4,744
 
 
Christmas
25 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
8 night minimum stay
£8,022
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£2,077
for 2 nights
£6,323
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £85 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £758.2
Utility/Maintenance Fee £379.1
Tax Rate 12.0%

~ Holidays rates are variable please make inquiry. These include:
- New Years Eve & Day - Thanksgiving Holiday
- Easter Weekend - Christmas Holiday
~ Additional Fees WILL BE added for over 8 persons in rental.
~ Should you decide to pay through VRBO Payment system, we will deduct 2.5% from your Security Deposit.
~ You can pay by credit card, with an increase of 4%.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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