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Downtown 'Rose Mary Cottage'

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Cottage with Private Patio, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2), and Full Kitchen

Located in a unique secluded, downtown compound, a ten minute walk from town centre, with its own patio, this small, cozy cottage features a view of the garden, an intimate living/dining room, a cozy bedroom with a queen size bed, bathroom with clawfoot tub/shower combination and a full galley kitchen. Tastefully decorated in an eclectic style, with vaulted ceilings and hardwood floors, this charming get away is perfect for a couple looking to enjoy all that Santa Barbara County has to offer.

A central location allows easy access to both downtown and freeway thoroughfares. Enjoy Santa Barbara's vibrant downtown area-restaurants, art galleries, cinemas, boutiques, shops, Santa Barbara Symphony, live theatre and the famous County Bowl (late Spring through Fall) The Mission and it's beautiful Rose Garden is approximately one mile away, while the beaches, waterfront and marina, are two miles away, with views of the Channel Islands offshore. Take a day trip to the Santa Ynez Valley and enjoy wine-tasting tours, the Chumash Casino and Solvang's Danish heritage.

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Member since: 2005
Speaks French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 July, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

I can't tell you how much I enjoyed staying in your charming cottage-you have truly created a gem of a spot here!

I hope to make it back here at some point. In the meantime, I have already started recommending Rose Mary Cottage to my friends.

Thanks so much for everything!
Apr 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Oak Park in Santa Barbara

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • 1 bicycles
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • 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
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Washer and Dryer on site, beach chairs beach towels and cooler available, bicycles (no helmets) for guests' use


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(78 traveller reviews)

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Downtown 'Rose Mary Cottage'
average rating of 4.948718 based on 79 reviews

Cozy, quaint, gracious and comfortable, in an amazingly convenient location!

  • 5 of 5

Love this space, and love Janet! Inspiring and restful, and filled with the owner's warmth and thoughtfulness reflected in the many personal touches throughout the space and grounds.

Fabulous claw foot bathtub for a deeply relaxing soak!

Janet is a wonderful host; quickly responsive and very communicative.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It's a little oasis in the middle of the city.

  • 5 of 5

Janet is a wonderful, kind, and caring host. My room was stocked with fresh eggs from the chickens who live on the property. The apartment is charmingly and comfortably furnished. The location is ideal. Even though it is close to the freeway, it was very quiet. It is walking distance to downtown and shops on State Street. I am definitely going to return.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clark, CO

Lovely cottage

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in the cottage in December 2017 and we loved it. Quintessential Santa Barbara with an amazing patio with lights in the trees. Perfect for coffee in the morning or cocktails in the evening. The cottage is located walking distance to the restaurants and shops on State St.

Janet is the perfect hostess-we had fresh eggs, fresh flowers, well equipped kitchen and she has quite a bit of art that really makes the cottage special. We hope to return someday.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose, CA

And amazing cottage! Janet thinks of everything to make your stay comfortable and welcoming.

  • 5 of 5

We were so impressed by Janet’s kindness and consideration. For example, she had fresh eggs, milk, bacon, bread and other breakfast items in the refrigerator for us. The decor of the cottage is beautiful and the setting makes you forget that you are in the middle of the city. We very much appreciated that we could bring our dog Cody with us. He also felt right at home and welcome! The location of the cottage is ideal for walking to museums, historical sites, shopping, and more. We definitely will choose to stay here again the next time we are in Santa Barbara. Thank you, Janet!


  • Review Submitted: 26-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great spot!

  • 5 of 5

Janet was very welcoming and helpful as needed. We enjoyed a generous breakfast in the cottage, fresh coffee, tea, and everything we needed to feel cared for. It was a great retreat with a lot of greenery and tranquil vibes.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming, quiet and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

I loved staying at Rose Mary Cottage. It is small but it has everything you need to enjoy your stay. Janet has thought of everything to make you happy and will provide your first breakfast with farm fresh eggs (delicious)and bacon or anything else you may desire. There will be blankets if you are cold and a ceiling fan if you are warm. The cottage is surrounded by trees and you can see the birds and hear them sing, the trees give wonderful shade. Two or three blocks will take you to State St. and many restaurants and bars, stores, concerts, whatever you like. If you wish you can make a meal or two in the well appointed kitchen which includes a dishwasher. She is a gracious and helpful lady and I have nothing but good memories of my stay there.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Nearest Train
1.75 Miles
Santa Barbara Terminal
Nearest Beach
1.75 Miles
East Beach/Cabrillo Boulevard
Car: not necessary

Downtown Santa Barbara, easy walk to town centre, freeway access and cross town and down town shuttle services.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Oak Park, Santa Barbara County

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
18 Jul 2017 - 14 Jan 2019
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay
for 30 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee per month £114.21
Fee £42.26
Refundable Damage Deposit £609.12

Nightly and Weekly Rates
Rates are subject to change until confirmed.
Any booking charges to be paid by sender
$200 Deposit required to secure dates requested, either by check or payPal. Any charges to be paid by sender.
Cleaning fee ($50-$150) depending upon length of stay
Cancellation Policy-45 days 100% refund, 30 days 50% refund, less than 30 days no refund.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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