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Saral or David

Speaks german, italian, Italian like a 4 year-old
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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ROMANTIC, PRIVATE, STAND-ALONE COTTAGE

Santa Barbara Cottage Rental Photos and Description

1bedroom, 1 Bath, Sleeps 2

You walk through a hand-crafted gate, down a long stone path, through an apple arbor, past a koi pond, through a gate and arrive at your own private deck shaded by oak trees and comfortable with a hammock, dining area & lounge. Apricots, grapes, figs and plums (in season) all within reach. You open French doors, enter the cottage where you first see the Queen-sized bed under stained-glass windows that looks out into a succulent garden. Panning the room, you take in the comfy couch which faces paned windows looking out onto the garden, a flat-screen TV and art created by friends of ours. You tuck your belongings away in the walk-in closet and go pour yourself a glass of wine in the fully equipped kitchen with honed black granite counter tops and handmade beach stone drawer pulls. With music playing on the stereo, you draw yourself a bath in the claw-foot tub, or head out onto the deck and relax in the hammock, or lounge, or you cuddle up in bed and admire the open, zen-like space.

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We look forward to talking to you,

David & Saral

More Details
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Saral or David

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks german, italian, Italian like a 4 year-old
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Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Reviews

Property Reviews

33 Reviews Write a Review
Romantic, private, stand-alone cottage
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews
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Romantic, private, stand-alone cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169983
805 687-5433
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Seattle, WA
5

Wow!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2009
  • Stayed: May 2009
We could not have picked a better place to stay! After much time spent looking for a place online, we finally came across this one and I'm so glad we did. The pictures do not do it justice. It is much bigger in size then it looks online and the surrounding trees and overall ambiance cannot be expressed in the photos. It is very secluded and quiet and if we had more time, we would have been happy spending the whole day on the private porch, in the hammock. The vibe feels as though you might be far away in the mountains, but you're actually only a few blocks from State St. and close everything else we wanted to do in town. David and Saral are wonderful and very welcoming. They offered all the advice we needed on where to go and what to do. My only regret is not staying for a longer period of time. I plan to go back again soon!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 8/8
business
Romantic, private, stand-alone cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169983
805 687-5433
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

Perfect Paradise

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
We recently returned from a wonderful stay at Sycamore Cottage … me, my husband and our very particular (yet well behaved!) yellow lab. It was AMAZING. All 3 of us found the property, the surroundings, the cottage, and David (owner) to be perfect! The pictures and description are 100% accurate ... it's everything and more. So much to do in Santa Barbara area, and yet we most enjoyed hanging out on the deck, reading the paper, sipping coffee in the morning and wine in the evening, absorbing the peaceful, beautiful setting. It is a studio, but very cleverly laid out with a 'sleeping nook' and another 'eating nook'. The patio is honestly an extension of the living space, making it feel bigger than stated square footage. SO tasteful with lovely, warm, homey touches :)
Thanks David and Saral!
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
business
Romantic, private, stand-alone cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169983
805 687-5433
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Napa, California
5

A Quiet, Beautiful Nest

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
My wife & I just returned from celebrating our anniversary in Santa Barbara staying a week in this charming cottage. Tons of imagination, artistry and craftsmanship created this one-of-a-kind cottage. It is very comfortable with a large deck sheltered by beautiful oaks and gardens. So appealing that several days we were tempted to stay put instead of exploring Santa Barbara. Another 5 star quality is the friendliness and good touring advice provided by the owner, David.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
Romantic, private, stand-alone cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169983
805 687-5433
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

A delightful stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
San Roque cottage was a lovely place to stay. It is just as described in the reviews and the photos - private, romantic, and peaceful. Surrounded by a beautiful garden with a private outdoor patio it was the perfect respite from busy days exploring all that Santa Barbara has to offer. Beautifully maintained and well-appointed, (including everything needed to cook a great meal) we had a wonderful and relaxing time. David, the gracious host, had superb recommendations for dining and exploring the area and was always available if we had questions. You cannot go wrong in reserving this tranquil cottage!
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
business
Romantic, private, stand-alone cottage
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p169983
805 687-5433
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Vancouver B.C.
5

So much Personality

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
My daughter and I recently stayed for 1 week while attending a wedding. The pictures do it know justice. It truly is a fairy tale cottage, filled with personality. We looked forward to our mornings enjoying breakfast on the deck and returning home after a day of adventuring to relaxing at this welcoming joyful cottage. Thank you kindly for your warm hospitality. It exceeded our expectations.
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

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Car: recommended

A CONFUSING NOTE -- the marker doesn't actually point to the cottage, it points to our mailbox which is more than 1/10th of a mile away from the cottage. And to further confuse things, the lane that our home is on is unnamed and not on the map, but if you draw an imaginary line from the mailbox, perfectly perpendicular to Hope Avenue, all the way to the blue line (which is the creek below the cottage) that's where the cottage sits. Our home is slightly above it, about 150 feet away.

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Availability & Rates

Santa Barbara Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Minimum Stay
 
weekly rate slower time
Oct 2 2013 - Apr 1 2014
$1,056
Flat fee
182 nights
 
 
Busy Time
Apr 1 - Oct 29
$185
$195
Fri,Sat
$1,215
2 nights
 
 
Less Busy Time
Nov 1 - Mar 30
$175
$185
Fri,Sat
$1,045
$3,130
2 nights
 
 
My Standard Rate
$175
$185
Fri,Sat
$1,045
$3,130
2 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200.00
Pet Fee $50.00
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes While we do rent the cottage by the month in the less than busy times, we don't rent the cottage by the month during our busy season.
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Amenities

Santa Barbara Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Town
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Linens Provided
  • Iron & Board
  • Broadband Access
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Basic Soaps
  • Telephone
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Stone tiles, high ceilings, claw-foot tub and lovely towels.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Yummy linens, brand-new high-end bed, a view of succulents on one side, a wide deck and oak trees on the other.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Books
  • Music Library
  • Video Library
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Deck / Patio
  • 2 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • not suitable for children
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • theme parks
  • arboretum
  • live theater
  • coin laundry
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • paddle boating
  • whale watching
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • snorkeling/diving
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
Notes:
We have made our cottage into a home away from home for our friends and family...we hope you will see and feel it the same way.

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