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Modern Architecture Jewel - Private and 2 Blocks to Beach

Maria Richardson

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

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Maria Richardson

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2015
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Modern Architecture Jewel - Private and 2 Blocks to Beach

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

Hope Ranch House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths

The house accommodates parties of up to 6 adults, or 4 adults with up to 4 younger children and rents for a minimum of one week.

Designed by local santa barbara architect David Vanhoy, this light-filled modern beauty is located next to a historic nature preserve (Douglas Family Preserve) and two blocks from the steps that go down to Arroyo Burro Beach.

It was just remodeled in January 2013. Some of the improvements included the installation of ceramic tile flooring throughout the house, new bathroom glass tiles and fixtures, and a steam shower to indulge in a relaxing steam bath in the master bathroom.

In addition it has been furnished anew following a modern aesthetic with focus on simplicity, comfort, and beauty. Some of the furnishings are high quality modern european imports, and some are made by californian artisans using reclaimed materials.

There are examples of Mr. Vanhoy's clever architectural implements throughout the house, like the sliding bathroom cabinets that pull out from behind the master bathroom mirrors. But the main architectural attraction of the house is a breathtaking great room, spacious and flooded with light, with a high ceiling that seems to float above glass walls.

The house has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and will sleep comfortably 6 adults or up to 4 adults and 4 children.

In addition there is a tranquil separate office with a view of the front yard, couch, and a desk with an imac.

A lovely backyard with a patio area appointed with a professional grade BBQ and inviting adirondacks adds a final compliment to this beautiful home.

Convenience stores are nearby (within a mile you'll find a shopping square with large organic and gourmet grocery store, pharmacy/drugstore, cafe, restaurants, etc.) the many attractions of downtown and the wharf and harbor area are just a 10 minute drive away. But you come back home to the quiet of this mesa neighborhood and the beauty of its cliffs overlooking the ocean.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Maria Richardson (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2015

Why HomeAway

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Modern Architecture Jewel - Private and 2 Blocks to Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
5

SB local

  • 5 of 5

The house was SUPER and very kid friendly! I will not hesitate to stay here again- you should not either.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

Gorgeous home on the Mesa

  • 5 of 5

This place is everything it promised to be: an immaculate modern home with all the necessary conveniences, located right beside a beautiful preserve overlooking the ocean. We enjoyed cooking big meals, gathering with family, walking and tide-pooling, and venturing out into town . . . all so easy from this superior spot.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Phoenix, AZ
5

Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Wow! What a fabulous home in a beautiful area. This place was perfect for our family of 5, spacious and has everything your own home would have and possibly need. Perfect location to beach, preserve, and shopping. Thank you for a wonderful month stay. Hope to be back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
5

quiet retreat very close to beach and open space

  • 5 of 5

a very comfortable modern home, close to the beach and an open space for walks. good shops close by and a very quiet neighborhood. Immediate response from the owners when we had a small concern.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Portland
5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible experience and fully enjoyed this gorgeous home. The house is immaculate, the amenities are plentiful, and there were even fabulous toys for our 2 year old to enjoy the entire week. The location is fantastic-- walking distance to world class sunsets, a quick jog to shoreline park, and an easy drive to so many activities. This house was ideal for our family and a lovely place to relax. We are already looking forward to coming back. Thank you to the owner, who was responsive and available.

  • Submitted: Dec 7, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Flendsburg / Germany
5

Two months in Santa Barbara

  • 5 of 5

Fortunately me and my family (two adults, three kids aged 9 to 14) could stay at this wonderful place for round about two months of our sabbatical. Located in a nice and calm neighborhood and close to the Mesa Steps it had been very easy to get down to the beach and enjoy watching the surfers and walking to the Boat House, a nearby restaurant. The house itself is so beautiful and elegant, a place inviting you to stay longer like the especially comfortable beds. Once you get up you can have your first coffee in the yard, which is sunny the whole day. You might enjoy the hummingbirds and a nice barbecue. In addition to the gas grill the rest of the house is very well equipped, too, and the owner appeared to be very helpful and supporting in any needs. We left with a heavy heart and say thanks again for sharing that awesome place with us. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Nearest Airport
10.3 Miles
Santa Barbara Municipal Airport
Nearest Train
3.4 Miles
Amtrak Station Santa Barbara
Nearest Motorway
2.7 Miles
US-101
Nearest Beach
0.3 Miles
Arroyo Burro Beach
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Hope Ranch House Rental Rates

Notes

  • $1,900-$2,700/week
  • US Dollars
  • Weekly low season (October through May except holidays) $1,900
  • Weekly high season (June through September and holidays) $2,700
  • 12% transient tax added to stays of less than 30 days
  • $1,000 refundable damage deposit
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Amenities

Hope Ranch House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , shower , Two separate sinks and a steam shower
    Second bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Double sink, next to the second and kids bedroom
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 king
    Second bedroom - 1 queen
    Kids bedroom - 1 bunk bed , bunk bed has double below, twin on top
  • There is an additional pull out trundle twin bed in the kids bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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