SEA RANCH - HISTORIC RETREAT AT HAMMONDS MEADOWS

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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SEA RANCH - HISTORIC RETREAT AT HAMMONDS MEADOWS

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6 bedrooms, 6.5 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Sea Ranch - Historic Carriage House at Hammonds Meadows

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Steeped in rich California history, Sea Ranch peacefully sits on 4 acres of prime Montecito coastal land; an easy walk to three beautiful beaches and Montecito's lower village. On this same land, the native Chumash Indians lived in the village named Shalawa. In the mid 1800’s the property was converted to rich farm land. Today, the vast open spaces have been maintained, and the original footprint of the carriage house barn has been thoughtfully preserved. Enter the property through private wooden gates on a street named for the family who owned the property at the turn of the century. Statuesque eucalyptus, palms and oak trees stand sentry around this very private property. Rolling lawns, shaded sitting areas, and wildflower studded woods paint a rich landscape on this property.

Walking trails and wooded paths lead to the beach, and to a legendary Montecito surf spot known as Hammonds Reef. This completely remodeled residence is rich in warmth and rustic ambiance, while offering every modern convenience and upscale amenity possible. Throughout the home, cedar wood planks and beams from the original structure have been thoughtfully recycled. A combination of waxed white oak floors, French reclaimed terra cotta tile and unique doors and windows add to the impeccable craftsmanship feel of this exquisite property. The kitchen is everything a gourmet chef expects with professional appliances that include a 6 burner Wolf range, wine cooler, coffee station, Sub-zero refrigerator and 3 dishwashers for effortless meals and entertaining. The custom banquette with expanding table tops creates two separate smaller eating areas or expands for larger groups and family style dining.

The expansive views of the pool area and surrounding grounds outside become the perfect backdrop to this comfortable and welcoming space. In a wing off the kitchen are two well appointed bedrooms ; one with twin bunk beds, the other with a queen-size bed. These rooms share a full bathroom with a bathtub. Just outside this area is a warm outdoor shower for surfers and beach goers to use before entering the home. This also provides a separate entrance for this wing of the house. In the living room, soaring beam ceilings of cedar rise above a massive 2 story sandstone fireplace. This fireplace was fashioned around the original blacksmith’s furnace structure in the carriage house. French doors from both the living room and bedroom open to the backyard with pool views. The second cottage, a quaint bougainvillea covered studio, has a full kitchen and is easily accessible from the inner driveway courtyard. Either cottage is an excellent option for separate families, or domestic help.

Each cottage and the pool house have laundry facilities. Comfortable year-round outdoor living is the goal of this fabulous property. Extensive walking paths and multitudes of peaceful vignettes dot this picture perfect property. An outdoor BBQ & kitchen features a 5-zone grill with rotisserie, ice maker, refrigerator and dishwasher. The amenity-rich list continues with a bocce ball court, built-in ground level trampoline, outdoor heated shower, fire pit, fire table and bikes for rides to nearby Miramar and Butterfly beaches. The deep blue pool with lap lane, built-in 10 person spa, and Baja shelf is the focal point of the grounds. A convenient pool-house has a full bath and dressing room, along with a washer and dryer for washing beach towels and swimwear. As the final outdoor touch, a 50' flat screen TV is mounted above the outdoor wood burning fireplace. Sea Ranch is resort-style living of the finest caliber.

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Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
Guestbook comments from the manager
(Transcribed from guestbook at the property)



We have been coming here with my family--Grandma and kids and grandkids--since 2010. This is our 3rd time and we always have such a great time. We love everything at the Sea Ranch. There is nothing missing. We played bocce ball, badminton, rode bikes, trampoline, swam in your fantastic pool. The first time we came with my 85-year-old mother (great-grandmother), my grandkids were 1, 9, and 11. They have grown up looking forward to coming back each year. If I win the lottery, I would rent Sea Ranch twice a year, fall and summer. We love it so much we have already started saving for the next time! Thank you so much Sea Ranch, the best vacation I ever. I heard your place in Colorado is even better. Any chance of renting it out?!
Jul 2014
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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms6
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

Sea Ranch - Historic Retreat at Hammonds Meadows
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Montecito Santa Barbara County
California
5

The best

  • 5 of 5
Recently stayed at this luxurious property for a family reunion of 12 : 9 adults and 3 kids (ages 9-14) for 3 nights. We had the best vacation ever. The only time we left was to go to get groceries. The property is even larger than you can imagine from the photos. The kids loved to run outside and play in the pool, swing, play ping pong, bocce, ride bikes, trampoline, pick berries, and hang out in the media room (there's even xbox tho we didn't use it) and tower. The accomodations were spotlessly clean and the grounds were beautiful. It was a very relaxing trip for everyone. There were many comfortable places to hang out and a sound system throughout. There was plenty of room to spread out, but also room to eat together at the same kitchen table inside, as well as outside. The kitchen was large and easy to cook for the whole group. There was every kitchen item available, including excellent Calphalon pans, sharp knives, and a Wolf 6 burner range for my cooking husband, and a built in coffee/espresso machine for the caffeine addicts. We were met by the very friendly and helpful caretaker, Robert, who gave a complete tour of the property and instructions for all the gadgets (pool heating, sound, gas fireplaces, etc.) including the private walk to the beach. The entire property and experience reflects an attention to detail that I have not encountered in previous rentals, and the historic renovation is just spectacular. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a relaxing, beautiful setting with a large family group.
  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Montecito House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer
May 15 2014 - Sep 15 2014
3 night minimum stay
$1,700
$9,500
$34,200
 
 
Fall
Sep 16 2014 - Oct 31 2014
3 night minimum stay
$1,425
$8,000
$24,000
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,250
$7,000
$21,000
 
 
Spring
Apr 1 2015 - May 14 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,425
$8,000
$24,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $550
Booking Fee $75
Tax Rate 10.0%
Notes Prices in US Dollars
Summer Season rates are in effect for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks.
3 night minimum - 1 week minimum for Thanksgiving and Christmas Weeks
Stays of less than 30 nights are subject to a 10% Lodging Tax
$550 cleaning fee (14+ night stays require additional cleaning fees)
$3,500 security deposit refundable within 14 days of checkout. Deposit is reduced to $875 with purchase of Damage Waiver.
30+ night stays require extra security deposit, and do not qualify for the damage waiver program.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change
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Amenities

Amenities

Montecito House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Free Long Distance
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Telephone ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Hair Dryer
  • Laundry Soap
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wireless Internet
  • Parking
  • Internet
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Kitchen ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Ice Maker
  • Pantry Items
  • Dishwasher
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
Entertainment:
  • Video Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Video Game Console
  • Television
  • Stereo
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
  • children welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Private Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • museums
  • live theater
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • beachcombing
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • shelling
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • kayaking
  • basketball court
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
  • tennis
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
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