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PEACEFUL AND PRIVATE BEACHSIDE RENTAL

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Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Our rental is newly refurbished to offer our guests a clean, peaceful, and very private retreat from the usual busyness and clutter of our lives. We have chosen simple, yet warm furnishings where comfort and relaxation are a constant invitation. Our property is in the heart of an area called the West Mesa. This Mesa (Spanish for table) is a flat area of miles of residences, businesses, and parks, situated along the cliffs which define the shores of the Pacific Ocean. The air is clear and clean ... and carries a refreshing scent of the ocean's breeze ... often we can hear the waves crashing on the shores, or the seals barking in the surf. The unit is situated in an eclectic neighborhood with a variety of housing and family styles, reflecting a wide range of professions and interests. The streets are fairly quiet and traffic is minimal: so it's a perfect place to stroll around, to relax on the deck for morning coffee, take a walk on the beach, enjoy the sunsets, sip some cool wine, or just sleep in!

A block from our house is the Mesa Shopping Center - a delightful and very local collection of shops, businesses, services, coffee shops, and eateries to fill all your needs! In addition to our neighborhood Mesa Beach, we are a short walk in either direction to many other beaches suitable for sunning, walking, or watersports. For the canine lovers, we have a dog park right around the corner that includes several acres of off-leash trails for you and your dog.

Downtown Santa Barbara, the Marina, and Stearns Wharf and the Santa Barbara Zoo are truly minutes away and easily accessed by bike, bus, or car.

Because Sana Barbara is located on the Central Coast of California, the weather is temperate most of the year. This is a fabulous place to escape from the extreme weather conditions of heat and cold. A light sweater or jacket is enough most of the year.

Keywords: Apartment, Beachside Community

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
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I Maxine) came to Santa Barbara over 40 years ago from Southern California to attend the University. My husband John was born and raised in this town where he had maintained his own business for over 25 years. We continue to work parttime in our professions as we fit in as much time as possible to enjoy our children and grandchildren. John is an artisan of custom cabinets and countertops, and I am enjoying my second career in nursing. We especially appreciate the diversity of the creative arts in our community ... galleries, theater, concerts, and more ... since we are also both artists.

We have always had a spare room or two in our home designated for renters. Over the years, we have rented to students, professional adults, and an occasional young family. Many years ago, we realized a vacation rental would offer more flexibility in the use of our property. It gives us the chance to offer a lovely place for vacationers, while maintaining the separate privacy of our own residence. Its ideal location offers a wide range of recreational and relaxation choices.

What we enjoy most about our property is its proximity to one of the most pristine beaches, off the beaten paths of more common tourists sites, that Santa Barbara has to offer: Mesa Lane Beach. It's our place of choice for walking our dog, watching the surf, collecting shells, and enjoying the sunsets. Our neighborhood is quaint, diverse, and very friendly. The nearby cliffs also provide sensory feasts at any time of year. Early Spring and Fall we can watch the humpback whales migrating up and down the coast .... and dophins are practically a daily spectacle. We feel so fortunate to live in this temperate zone. Not only can we suggest beach activities, but also the local hills have miles of hiking trails and dozens upon dozens of wineries that boast some of the finest wines in the World. This property is in one of the best locations for such diverse activities! Also in Santa Barbara, the ARTS are highly appreciated ... and there are endless opportunities to go to theater, galleries, or concerts. Wherever you choose to go, just a walk into the clean air, void of smog, sometimes misty with the ocean breezes or coastal fog, you will be soon feel refreshed and invigorated!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay nights
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4.9
based on 18 traveler reviews

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Peaceful and Private Beachside Rental
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews
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Peaceful and Private Beachside Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314397vb
(805) 729-3639 (California, USA)
Hope Ranch Santa Barbara County
5

YOUNG COUPLE ON VACATION

  • 5 of 5
Excellent location-just minutes to town center, a few steps to the most beautiful beach (also dog friendly), and a short drive to LA or Solvang. The rental was clean and had everything you would need. We enjoyed grilling on the rental's private deck and relaxing in the private garden. Maxine was friendly and helpful; yet, also provided and respected our privacy. We will be back.
  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
business
Peaceful and Private Beachside Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314397vb
(805) 729-3639 (California, USA)
Hope Ranch Santa Barbara County
5

LOVELY LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed at this Mesa Beach Rental and really enjoyed the peaceful setting. Unit had everything we needed. Bikes were fun! Made me feel like a kid again. :) We will return...
  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
business
Peaceful and Private Beachside Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314397vb
(805) 729-3639 (California, USA)
Hope Ranch Santa Barbara County
5

PRIVATE, PEACEFUL, DOG FRIENDLY IN PRIME LOCATION

  • 5 of 5
Quiet, clean, excellent location & extremely nice property owners - what else can one ask for re: a quick vaca getaway? Enjoyed our recent stay here….as did our dog!
  • Submitted: May 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing
business
Peaceful and Private Beachside Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314397vb
(805) 729-3639 (California, USA)
Hope Ranch Santa Barbara County
5

CHARMING AND COMFORTABLE

  • 5 of 5
I truly enjoyed my visit to this charming rental, and only wish I could have stayed longer. I would highly recommend it to anyone who is looking for a clean, quiet, and peaceful getaway that is close to the ocean. (It's just a short walk and 230 steps down to Mesa Lane beach). The site description is completely accurate, but it doesn't convey how rejuvenated you will feel after a short time here.
  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Romantic Getaway
business
Peaceful and Private Beachside Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314397vb
(805) 729-3639 (California, USA)
Hope Ranch Santa Barbara County
5

WONDERFUL STAY...

  • 5 of 5
This is officially my first stay using VRBO, and what an experience. Maxine and John were wonderful hosts. They respected our privacy and we're very helpful when needed. The apartment was quaint and peaceful, and had pretty much everything we needed. From Toothbrush to Sunscreen. The outdoor deck area with bbq is a great touch, too. Also, great if you have a dog, too. The dog beach is small walk from the apartment (albeit via a steep staircase, but if you like exercise then it's perfect). Highly recommended this little treat.
  • Submitted: Jan 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
business
Peaceful and Private Beachside Rental
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p314397vb
(805) 729-3639 (California, USA)
Hope Ranch Santa Barbara County
5

GREAT PLACE TO STAY!

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I rented the guest house for a week stay when we wanted something a little more personal than a hotel. It was much more private than I expected which is exactly what we were looking for. The ambiance was very peaceful. Everything is clean and well kept. I would definitely stay here again. It's a short walk to the beach which was never too crowded. It let us get our peaceful time in Santa Barbara without getting mixed up in the college or tourist atmosphere. I did some deep sea fishing one day while we stayed and it was great. Great hosts that were friendly but respected our privacy. Thank you!!
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway

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The majority of our guests appreciate the convenience of being able to walk to the beach, several parks, restaurants, stores ... and extensive running or walking trails on the nearby Douglas Preserve, which is also dog friendly. Bikes are available for longer ventures. And in Santa Barbara, nothing is more then minutes away by car! We have lots of families here to visit their student adult children at USCB or City College. Our property is 2 miles from SBCC and about 11 from UCSB.

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Hope Ranch Apartment Rental Rates

Notes

  • $155/night 2 night minimum for 2 guests
  • US Dollars
  • $155/night/2 guests
  • $200 single night, 2 guests only.
  • $930/week (7th night free), $1700/2 weeks.
  • $20/night/per additional guest, 2 maximum.
  • $5/day dog fee (small to medium ONLY) Special restrictions apply.
  • 12% City Transient Occupancy Tax applied to final bill.
  • cleaning fee is included in the rate.
  • special rates offered for stays longer than one week.

Amenities

Hope Ranch Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
General:
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Cooking Utensils
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Futon folds down to a full sized bed: sleeps 1-2
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • live theater
  • museums
  • cinemas
  • zoo
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • shelling
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • wind-surfing
  • kayaking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • sailing
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • mountain biking
Notes:
The unit's Kitchenette includes a convection oven which, with the microwave and outside grill, can accommodate a variety of meal preparations. Not only are we up the street from a fantastic local beach where people can walk, sunbath, walk dogs, surf, snorkel, collect shells, or simply relax, but we are also within a few miles of diverse recreational activities like golf, tennis, theater, movies, fine dining, clubs, street skating, skatepark, fishing and boating, biking, the zoo ... and the list goes on and on! Also, for those who enjoy good wines, Santa Ynez Valley is just 30 miles away: some of the best California wineries and vineyards are available for your enjoyment.

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