RARE ON THE SAND - LUXURY & ROMANTIC SEASIDE OCEAN GETAWAY

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RARE ON THE SAND - LUXURY & ROMANTIC SEASIDE OCEAN GETAWAY

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This ONE OF A KIND beach house is perfect for couples and small families with discriminating taste and a desire to spend time on one of the best beaches that Southern California has to offer. A winning combination of location, quality and price.

Our Beach house is on the sand, on Faria Beach, which is known by locals as the new Malibu, but without the traffic, pollution or crowds! Enjoy the 2 mile sandy beach which is rare for the area, as many of our beaches are rocky and offer very little sand. We are also centrally located 65 miles north of Los Angeles, 20 minutes south of Santa Barbara, and 10 minutes from Ventura and Carpenteria. This location is ideal for enjoying the best that each of these world famous destinations has to offer.

In addition to location, our home is not a typical beach house. It is immaculately clean and professionally decorated with an eye for detail that the sophisticated world traveler seeks, but rarely finds. The large master suite is an experience in and of itself as it has magnificent views of the ocean which can be enjoyed in our luxurious king size bed, along side a roaring romantic fireplace or on the seaside balcony. The master bath offers a large walk in shower for two and 2 sinks/vanities. The second bedroom offers a queen bed with accompanying full bathroom. The first floor offers an open floor plan with kitchen and dining table and chairs that flow into the cozy living room. The living room has a fireplace, high definition 42” TV with doors that open onto the large ocean front patio. There are windows that traverse from the kitchen to the living room providing wonderful ocean views and the symphony of waves. On this floor are also a small third bedroom with full bed and adjacent full bath and washer and dryer.

The large ocean side deck has a Jacuzzi, table and chairs and two chaise lounges, with stairs that lead down from the seawall to the ocean/sand. The drop from the top of the seawall to the sand ranges 10 to 15 feet. During high tide, and depending on the season, the water can splash against the seawall, which can make entry into the ocean from the stairs impossible. However, Mondo’s beach is several hundred yards to the north and it is sandy and accessible all year around.

The home also offers a single garage and driveway parking with easy access to Hwy 101 Santa Barbara, Carpentaria, Ventura or Los Angeles. The Beach House also has a roof top deck with stunning views.

Toast to the romance of the best of Southern California beach living on the large ocean patio with Jacuzzi, chaise lounges, table and chairs and gas grill. Complimentary champagne is awaiting your arrival. You will not find a comparable vacation rental for the price, especially on the sand!

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE DO NOT HOST WEDDINGS, EVENTS, PARTIES OR GATHERINGS.

Keywords: Rare High Quality Beach House ON the Sand with spa

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2002
Speaks english
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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

4.5
based on 11 traveler reviews

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Rare on the Sand - Luxury & Romantic Seaside Ocean Getaway
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews
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Rare on the Sand - Luxury & Romantic Seaside Ocean Getaway
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168398vb
(805) 689-8994 Ask for Melanie (California, USA)
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
California, United States
5

GREAT WEEKEND!

  • 5 of 5
The house was very well maintained and felt cared for. It was clean, and it felt like things were replaced when needed. The knives were sharp, the linens were soft, there was plenty of towels. The house has an incredible view from kitchen and master bedroom. The master bdrm suite is incredible and romantic and has an awesome bathroom and balcony. The jacuzzi was clean, and more private than what we saw at other houses. We had no complaints at all about the house or the owners. The owners were responsive and nice. The only reason to feel "warned" is the neighbors are close, which is true of all the houses on this beach. We were there with small kids and it is kid-friendly without making it feel like they catered their decor to kids. I'd go there again with the whole family or just my husband. If you get good luck with weather and neighbors, you will be very, very, very happy here!
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Rare on the Sand - Luxury & Romantic Seaside Ocean Getaway
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168398vb
(805) 689-8994 Ask for Melanie (California, USA)
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
4

SMALL, BUT NICE BEACH FRONT OPTION

  • 4 of 5
The good: beach front location. Great for short walks, sea kayaking, swimming, sunset viewing. Not a lot of sand, but we definitely enjoyed what there was. The smaller beach size means a quiet beachfront pretty much to yourself!
The deck is great. We spent pretty much all our time out there. Nice neighbors (all side are rentals).
Property was clean, adequately supplied. Small details need work (batteries in clock, broken handles), but overall we found the place to be very enjoyable for the weekend.
The OK: Would not recommend the house for the 6-7 as advertised. The master bedroom is nice and large, larger than the kitchen/dining/living room! Then there;s one queen size room, and one double room (converted from half the small garage). Supposedly the couch is usable as a fold out, but we found no bedding available. Kitchen table only sits 4, there are only 5 coffee cups, etc. Location is more aptly described as mid-way between Carpenteria and Ventura. We ventured into both for afternoon outings. Decent food, nice scenery.
The bad: We still don't have our deposit back! We paid in full 9/22;, deposit due back to us within 7 days; we're at day 14 and they say they can't find any of our paperwork?! And we even stripped the beds and started the laundry like they asked us to (despite paying a cleaning fee). Stay tuned on this matter.
I'd recommend this property to a small group (no more than 5) who are happiest sitting on the deck and taking short walks on the beach. Compared to other rentals along this stretch (we were able to check them out), the highlights of this one are the large master bedroom and the deck. Just make sure you get your deposit back!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Rare on the Sand - Luxury & Romantic Seaside Ocean Getaway
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168398vb
(805) 689-8994 Ask for Melanie (California, USA)
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
5

LABOR DAY WEEKEND

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from a wonderful 3 night Labor Day vacation at the Faria Beach house. We had two families and it worked out perfectly to share this beautiful home ON the ocean. The property was well maintained and accurately reflected in the photos on VRBO. This is one of our favorite surf spots, so it was perfect to be able to just walk to the beach! Because we never wanted to leave the ocean, we cooked every dinner there, which was easy between the BBQ and full kitchen. The owners were very communicative, easy to work with, and quick to respond to any questions about the house. I read all the reviews before booking and quickly dismissed the "average for the price" review, since anyone who is insensitive enough to refer to a hardworking housekeeper as "the help" is certainly not an opinion I would value. I will definitely recommend this place to friends, and we'll certainly be back!
  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Rare on the Sand - Luxury & Romantic Seaside Ocean Getaway
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168398vb
(805) 689-8994 Ask for Melanie (California, USA)
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Santa Barbara, CA
5

A FANTASTIC LABOR DAY WEEKEND!

  • 5 of 5
We just returned from a wonderful 3 night Labor Day vacation at the Faria Beach house. We had two families and it worked out perfectly to share this beautiful home ON the ocean. The property was well maintained and accurately reflected in the photos on VRBO. This is one of our favorite surf spots, so it was perfect to be able to just walk to the beach! Because we never wanted to leave the ocean, we cooked every dinner there, which was easy between the BBQ and full kitchen. The owners were very communicative, easy to work with, and quick to respond to any questions about the house. I read all the reviews before booking and quickly dismissed the "average for the price" review, since anyone who is insensitive enough to refer to a hardworking housekeeper as "the help" is certainly not an opinion I would value. I will definitely recommend this place to friends, and we'll certainly be back!
  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers
business
Rare on the Sand - Luxury & Romantic Seaside Ocean Getaway
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168398vb
(805) 689-8994 Ask for Melanie (California, USA)
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
Moraga, CA
5

THE BEST PLACE EVER!

  • 5 of 5
I feel like I need to respond to the one negative review. My husband and 4 children have been to this beautiful home 2 times and we can hardly wait to go back. The home is breathtaking and clean. The view from the deck is impossible to beat. As far as bugs go, we have NEVER seen even the slightest hint of an infestation. The home is literally spotless!!! You just can get better than this home. Thank you, Melanie. We plan on coming back ASAP!!!!
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Rare on the Sand - Luxury & Romantic Seaside Ocean Getaway
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p168398vb
(805) 689-8994 Ask for Melanie (California, USA)
Santa Barbara Santa Barbara County
New York
3

AVERAGE FOR THE PRICE

  • 3 of 5
Negatives:
For the price paid there were a couple of issues. The beach behind the house lasted for all of an hour between tides and the other 'near-by' beaches were narrow and a bit tar/oil infested (wear sandals or pay the price). Good for surfing not so good for kids that want to play on a beach. The house next door is some sort of religious retreat and was noisy first thing in the mornings on weekends but very quiet during the week. The one negative was the 'help'. If you aren't out at exactly 11:00AM at checkout, a heavyset rude hispanic house keeper will give you the bums rush demanding towels right at 11:00AM, no questions asked. I guess she is a very important person with lots to do and a cell phone. This isn't the Montage where you can take an extra hour or two to pack and shower if needed. She wants you out now and you're out. Hell, I thought she was going to storm into the bathroom and take the towels from my wife hand before she had finished drying. I don't like even talking to, let alone arguing with the 'help' especially when I pay that much. If it was my house I'd tell the 'help' that if the client isn't quit ready to depart, then drive down the road to the MacDonald's, sit on their large ass for an hour and have a coffee where they would have ample time to chat on that cell phone. This in spite of the fact the house was immaculate and spotless because we are clean freaks. One other small issues is that the train track is right across the road from the house and in the morning the commuter trains come by a number of times an hour. It would be worse at the colony where they let the horn go at a crossing.

Positives:
The managers were easy to deal with and so far we have received back our deposit and the key was where it should be. House was clean and neat. The location is inspiring for writing. Relatively short drive to Camarillo Outlet Mall.

Overall:
If it were not for the pushy, rude housekeeper and the lack of a walking beach for sunset strolls, it would have got a five star. I won't send my business guests to stay here and I won't be back myself but that's only because I'll probably go up-market in Laguna or Malibu and force a late check out time into the agreement and a refund penalty if the 'help' talks to me while I'm there.
  • Submitted: May 22, 2012
  • Stayed: Mar 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers
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Santa Barbara House Rental Rates

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Summer High Season
May 25 2014 - Sep 14 2014
7 night minimum stay
$3,495
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$495
$2,395
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Standard method of payment is checks and direct deposits at any Bank of America Branch.

Credit card payment via PayPal and bank wire transfers are also accepted but in these cases the 4% PayPal fee & $25/wire transfer is applied.

Cancellation policy - the amount of deposit received is subject to loss, excluding the damage security deposit, unless re-rented for that time period.
Notes Rates for party of 4 - surcharge above 4.

$850 refundable damage security deposit.

Higher season rates apply for Holidays and Graduation weeks.

Inquire for monthly rates which depend on length of stay and season.

Maximum occupancy up to 6.

50% of the rent, tax, cleaning fee & damage security deposit are required to confirm a reservation with the remaining 50% due 30 days before check-in.
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Amenities

Santa Barbara House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Beach
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Linens Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone
  • Garage
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Lobster Pot
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1) Second floor large Master suite with fireplace, private balcony and stunning ocean views, Queen size Beds (1) Accompanying second bedroom with full bath on the second floor, Double Beds (1) On the ground floor double bedroom with accompanying full bath, Baby Cribs (1) Complimentary Pak N Play available, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size pull out couch in the living room
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Sand Box
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Small Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • live theater
  • museums
  • zoo
  • cinemas
  • theme parks
  • botanical garden
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • whale watching
  • scenic drives
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • surfing
  • wind-surfing
  • sailing
  • parasailing
  • deepsea fishing
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • tennis
  • snorkeling/diving
  • fishing
  • golf
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