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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
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STYLE AND CHARM MONTECITO ESTANCIA

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-7)

Location: Montecito, California, USA; Santa Barbara area on the Central Coast of California. (Less than 5 miles to Santa Barbara)

Accommodations: House with 3 Bedrooms and convertible bed(s), 2 Bathrooms. Sleeps 6.

Style: Spanish Style Estancia

Style and charm are in this Old World, 3 bedroom and 2 bathroom Spanish style home, located on a private lane in the heart and soul of upscale Montecito. The house offers a dining room overlooking the mountains, a courtyard with an artistic hand-made water fountain, charming and warm living room which boasts a fireplace. The master suite is adjacent to a tile-made outdoor Jacuzzi, and the master bathroom offers a Jacuzzi style tub with extensive green views.

There is a full kitchen which was recently remodeled with tile counter tops, and hardwood floors that feature over 12 authentic, hand-made oriental rugs throughout the house. Large outside patio with teak table seats six on very comfortable sofa chairs to enjoy your meals peacefully listening to the chirps of countless birds, overlooking treetops and mountains. This location is considered a bird sanctuary – if you love birds, you can also visit the nearby Santa Barbara Bird Sanctuary.

One of a kind art pieces from around the world have been collected over the years and enhance the unique theme of a typical Argentinian estancia. This beautiful Spanish, gated property was built in 1927 and features stunning, elegant iron-worked front gates (now remote operated) made by renowned international artists Flavio Biscotti. They blend harmoniously into the 10 foot high hedgerows surrounding the property, making this home very special and ideal for families and others seeking privacy.

The landscape of the entire property was originally designed and made in 1978 by top Santa Barbara landscape architect Sidney Baumgartner. It has been completely reconstructed following all of the original plans, allowing you to enjoy the enthralling beauty of the stunning Old World garden design, surrounded by fruit trees and flowers of various kinds all year round. The back of this fine property is connected through a private door to the most beautiful, “picture-perfect” small park in Montecito. This allows tenants to have direct access to an idyllic and secluded wonder, full of creeks, old-growth, and a tennis court and playground. Immerse yourself in the grand past of Montecito as you stroll the plant-filled paths of this park!

This unique home is located in a premier location, just 1 block from a prestigious upper village containing restaurants, coffee shops, high end boutiques, gift shops, bookstores and more. Enjoy strolling through Coast Village, less than a five minute walk from the home down a gorgeous, quiet, tree-filled private lane. For those wishing to cultivate spiritual growth, the famous retreat Casa de Maria is located about 1 ½ miles from the Estancia. Next, soak in the famous beauty of the Central Coast; just 1 mile away is Miramar Beach, 1 ½ miles away is the historic 5 Star Biltmore Hotel on Butterfly Beach, and the Estancia is a mere 1 mile from the prestigious San Ysidro Ranch, where President J. F. Kennedy and first-lady Jackie Kennedy honeymooned in the 1950’s. Just 4 miles north, dive into the heart of Santa Barbara and visit any of the numerous shops, museums, or theaters.

We are located on VRBO (Vacation Rentals By Owner), our listing is #89120.

For 6+ years, we have been proud to offer:

• The best location in Montecito

• Luxury Amenities including Wireless Internet

• Impeccable Housekeeping

• Fair Cancellation Policy

• Professional owners, on call 24/7

• Our services - Owner Managed & Operated!

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Advertiser since 2006
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About The Owner

In 1998 we purchased this unique and gorgeous Spanish house in Montecito, built in 1927. After extensive restoring and improvements but respecting the original concept and charm, and at the same time adding a touch of Estancia from Argentina, my wife Sabine and I feel that we created a very warm feeling home, for people to enjoy as their own while vacationing.

Claudio and Sabine Pollero

The Owner purchased this house in 1998

Why The Owner chose Montecito

We decided to purchase this property for many reasons, I'll name three that comes to mind first, we loved the Spanish style of the house, that is characteristic with Montecito, the quiet private lane the house is located at walking distance from the beautiful upper village and the private access to the most idyllic park in Montecito.

What makes this house unique

Peace of mind and tranquility.

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Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 37 traveler reviews

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Style and Charm Montecito Estancia
average rating of 4.864865 based on 37 reviews
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Style and Charm Montecito Estancia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p89120vb
-(805) 451-8816 (California, USA)
Montecito Santa Barbara County
5

Enchanting place!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed at la Estancia for my son's UCSB graduation with our group of 3 generations and we had a wonderful time! the place is immaculate and beautiful! The grandparents kept on talking about how amazing this place is! The grounds are so beautiful with all the fresh flowers and fruit trees. The owners were very friendly and responded right away when we called them about a small glitch with the patio warmer. We loved sitting outside and enjoying the grounds. We definetely recommend this place and would love to come back again soon!
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Style and Charm Montecito Estancia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p89120vb
-(805) 451-8816 (California, USA)
Montecito Santa Barbara County
springfield, va
4

lovely Montecito cottage

  • 4 of 5
3 women friends enjoyed a 4 night stay at the Montecito Estancia. It was ideal for us, as we each had our own separate space and the location was perfect for seeing the Santa Barbara area. The property was very attractive, clean, and had all amenities needed. Plus the grounds were lovely.
One suggestion would be to provide better lighting especially at bedsides and in the smaller bathroom.
  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Style and Charm Montecito Estancia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p89120vb
-(805) 451-8816 (California, USA)
Montecito Santa Barbara County
Los Angeles, CA
5

Stunningly gorgeous and relaxing

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful three days at the Estancia with our three-generation family group. The house is absolutely superb and the grounds are amazing. We have rented many houses before for vacations and this one is truly superlative in terms of comfort, style, and location. Would love to return some day!
  • Submitted: May 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Style and Charm Montecito Estancia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p89120vb
-(805) 451-8816 (California, USA)
Montecito Santa Barbara County
5

Prefect Vacation!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I rented Estancia for most of the month of January 2014 and had a wonderful time. Estancia is a charming 1920's Spanish Bungalow in an absolutely prefect location in Montecito just minutes from everything one would want to experience everything Santa Barbara has to offer, including the beach shopping restaurants, hiking, tennis. The home is situation on a beautiful walled in piece of property than gives you total privacy and solitude.
The owners are a lovely couple who we became very friendly with almost immediately and could not be more gracious and helpful. We plan on returning again and again because I seriously doubt we could find anything as good in the area for the price. I give the home and the overall experience 5 BIG STARS!!!
  • Submitted: Jan 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Style and Charm Montecito Estancia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p89120vb
-(805) 451-8816 (California, USA)
Montecito Santa Barbara County
5

A Piece of Paradise

  • 5 of 5
While planning a trip to Santa Barbra to celebrate a milestone birthday, my husband and I stumbled upon Sabine and Claudio’s Montecito Estancia online. From the images, the Estancia looked nice. However, upon arrival, we opened the gate and immediately discovered that the images, while helpful, did not present the whole, wonderful picture.

Montecito Estancia is beautiful , charming, picturesque—I really can’t find enough positive adjectives. The home is lovely and very well cared for, in addition to providing all the conveniences necessary for six adults, three of them 20-somethings, and a very discriminating dog, who immediately inspected the grounds and the house, plopped down by the fountain and gave a tail wag of approval.

There are gardens everywhere, and all are very private. The neighborhood is quiet, which suited us fine. Although everyone in California seems to jump into their cars for everything, we walked to the beach a few times—it is about 1 mile away. There are plenty of places to eat in Montecito and Santa Barbara, and we talked to long-time residents on the beach to get some excellent recommendations. But by far, the meals we enjoyed most where the ones we cooked in a very well outfitted kitchen and ate sitting under the heat lamp on one of the inviting patios while the sun was setting. We hiked into the mountains, rented bikes to tour Santa Barbara, watched sunsets on the beach. There are many options for outdoor activities, happy hours and socializing. There really is a lot to do in the area, and our biggest dilemma was choosing what to do, as Montecito Estancia was so inviting, we all were reluctant to leave for long periods.
  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Style and Charm Montecito Estancia
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p89120vb
-(805) 451-8816 (California, USA)
Montecito Santa Barbara County
Los Angeles
5

Tashy

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time at the Estancia. Claudio and Sabine were incredibly hospitable in going the extra mile for us. Their home offered everything we needed and permeated with a charm and homelike feel. We plan on coming back and making it a yearly tradition for our family.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Lucky's
Nearest Golf
2 Metres
The Country Club
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
101
Nearest Restaurant
100 Kilometres
Via Vai Trattoria
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Miramar Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Fernald Point Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Miramar Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
World Famous Biltmore Hotel by Butterfly Beach
Nearest Point of Interest
Upper Village
Nearest Point of Interest
San Ysidro Ranch
Nearest Point of Interest
Lower Village
Nearest Point of Interest
Public Tennis Court
Nearest Point of Interest
Trails
Nearest Point of Interest
Casa de Maria Retreat
Nearest Point of Interest
Hammons Break
Nearest Point of Interest
Zoo
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Santa BArbara Harbor
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Barbara Pier
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Santa Barbara Mission
Nearest Point of Interest
The Rose Garden
Nearest Point of Interest
Polo Club
Nearest Point of Interest
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Car: recommended

The back of this fine property is connected through a private door, to one of the most beautiful, picture perfect, small park in Montecito, which allows tenants to have a direct access to this idyllic and secluded park, full of creeks & old grows, a tennis court and playground.

The home is just 1 mile from Miramar beach, and 1 1/2 mile from historic 5 Star Biltmore Hotel on Butterfly Beach, and 1 mile from prestigious San Ysidro Ranch, where JFK and Jackie honeymooned in the 50's. The lower village, at 1mile, offers more world class of everything. The city of Santa Barbara is located 4 miles north.

This beautiful Spanish gated property, built in 1927, is very special and is ideal for families. Stunning and elegant, ironwork, remote operated front gates, hand made by international artist Flavio Bisciotti, blend harmoniously with the 10 feet high hedge grows.

Other Activities: Boating, Kayaking, Shelling, Wildlife Viewing, Racquetball, Miniature golf

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Montecito House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Low Season
Sep 1 2014 - May 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$399
$2,659
$9,990
 
 
Mid Season
Jun 1 2015 - Jun 30 2015
2 night minimum stay
$459
$2,990
$11,750
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$399
$2,659
$9,990
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $68 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49
Cleaning Fee $250 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Rates shown are when paying by check or money order, if you pay by credit card you incur on a 3% cash discount loss. If you wish to pay by check please let us know and we'll email you an agreement that you need to sign and mail back to us.
Please contact us if you have special circumstances or needs, we are here to try to accommodate you as much as possible.
Claudio Pollero
Montecito Estancia

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Montecito House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Trundle bed
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Lots of birds for bird watchers lovers. The Estancia has a table tennis.
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