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Available , March 2-9, & March 16-23, 2018, Feb 23- March 2.

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8), Step from the covered deck on the beach!

Step onto the sand from the large ocean-facing deck of this 3 bedroom, 2 bath family beach house. Located just 10 miles south of Santa Barbara, CA in the popular resort community of Carpinteria, this house sits on the 'World's Safest Beach' sheltered by the beautiful Santa Barbara Channel Islands. Looking out the back, one views the Salt Marsh Reserve with its 230 acres of bird and water wildlife with the backdrop of the Santa Ynez Mountains. The beach offers long walks, warm sand, beautiful sunsets, swimming, sandcastle building, surfing, fishing, and views of the seal rookery and dolphins playing in the surf.

The town of Carpinteria, founded in 1863, is noted for its friendliness, small town charm and the agricultural production of avocados, lemons, and flowers. This community is dedicated to preserving the coast at it recently purchased the coastal bluffs just southeast of town which will be kept as they are with a hiking and biking trail along the coast. The downtown area is within easy walking distance from the beach and offers a variety of antique, clothing, and specialty shops. Carpinteria is fast becoming a mecca for the fine arts representing music, dance, paint, sculpture, and theater. Don't miss Carpinteria's latest addition, the Art Center, with revisions planned thanks to the generous donations of our citizens. Carpinteria's local theater has revised it's name to reclaim the original name, The Alcazar. They host concerts, movies, original plays, fund raisers, and talent shows. More recently, restaurants have found a home here, representing cuisine from all corners of the earth. They bring foodies and critics to sample their fine dining. World famous beer and wine have also located to Carpinteria via breweries like Island Brewing Company, wineries, pubs and tasting rooms. Points of interest include the historical museum, the world's largest Torrey Pine tree, the Carpinteria Tar Pits where the Chumash built their canoes and the famous 'cook your own steak' Palms restaurant. World famous surfing at Rincon Point is located only 5 minutes away by car. 5 minutes in the opposite direction on a beautiful sunny afternoon will have you enjoying your refreshments while watching world class polo ponies at Santa Barbara Polo Club which is open to the public. Kayaks and surfboards can be rented next door and launched with a short walk across the sand to the ocean. Nearby Santa Barbara offers world class shopping, entertainment, National historical sites, educational forums, and sporting venues like tennis and golf. A wide array of charter boats are available for deep sea fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, tours, a day trip to the Santa Barbara Channel Islands or a dinner cruise up the coastline. The Santa Barbara Airport is located only 30 minutes away in Santa Barbara, and the Amtrak train, like the Surfliner, makes several stops daily in Carpinteria.

Keywords: House, cottage, beachhouse, house on the beach

More Details

Member since: 1998
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

About The Owner

Ruth Giacopuzzi, is the proud owner of 'Giacs at the Beach'. For years she has enjoyed sharing this beachhouse with not only her family but also with many other families that have returned year after year for their time in the sun. Some have been coming for over 15 years. This legacy is a tribute to Ruth who enjoys seeing so many families share this beautiful site in this amazing "small town" community called Carpinteria.


Carpinteria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Charcoal BBQ, Large ocean-facing deck, Easy beach access, NO SMOKING AND NO PETS, Linens available upon request at no charge


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Available , March 2-9, & March 16-23, 2018, Feb 23- March 2.
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Worked GREAT for our family!!

  • 5 of 5

Grandparents, parents and grandsons, ages 4 and 6, ALL enjoyed this great BEACH COTTAGE!!! Even without the perfect weather in February, we enjoyed the view of the ocean over the sand dune from the huge porch, playing in the ocean and walking to town:) Though a well maintained and updated beach cottage, it was a family friendly home that accomodated bringing in the sand from a FUN filled day at the beach!! Jody was very helpful, organized and communicated quickly to all our questions... THANK YOU!!! We will be returning;)!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Doesn't Get Any Better Than This

  • 5 of 5

This beach house in Carpinteria sits right on the sand at the "World's Safest Beach". As advertised this really is the safest beach with shallow water, no big waves and no rip currents. Plus you have the bonus of being right next to a city life guard tower. But if you want to surf there are great spots within walking distance from the house. The house has all the amenities you will ever need. Lots of comfortable space to sleep and space for family gatherings. The best place to make lasting memories for the whole family. Come and enjoy a great vacation at this Carpinteria beach house.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2013
  • Stayed: June 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional Location - Highly Recommend

  • 5 of 5

Our family stayed at the beach house on short notice, and for far too short a stay. We will definitely be back. Jody does a great job of communicating with prospective renters. The house itself is spotless, and very well laid out. Plenty of extra amenities like laundry facilities, toys and beach chairs made for an enjoyable time at the beach. The kitchen has recent upgrades as well. Note that if you want to see the beach for yourself, the Carpinteria beach cam view looking east (check it out on the web) looks out directly in front of the house.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2012
  • Stayed: March 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"World's Best Surf Spot"
The Spot
Carpinteria City Beach
Padaro Beach Grill
Carpinteria Seal Sanctuary
Salt Marsh Nature Park
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Renaud's Bakery and Bistro
Island Brewing Co.
"Best Beer in Town"
Santa Barbara Polo & Racquet Club
"World famous polo fields with competition year round"
Lifespan Development Center/ Dr. Roland Rotz
"Office of Dr. Roland Rotz 957 Maple Ave. If you have a problem at the beachhouse, he will l..."
Carpinteria Valley Chamber of Commerce

Polo Tournaments


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $1,000
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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