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Luxury Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Ocean Views

35 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 30 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 30 nights


East Mesa House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

[We do NOT advertise on Craigslist] Effective 1/1/2017 our minimum stay is 30 days or more. The beauty of Santa Barbara awaits you in this exquisitely designed and lavishly appointed cottage by the sea. With the help of an architect, interior designer, and skilled construction team, this beach cottage underwent a complete remodel and has been professionally decorated; not a detail has been missed! Each room of the house has been carefully designed and decorated to reflect the beach atmosphere and exude feeling of relaxation, comfort, and luxury.

The main living area has a plasma TV home theater (with over 100 dvd's to choose from) and opens up to the ocean through a set of glass wall doors and leads to our outdoor porch full of plush seating and unparalleled ocean and island views. Just off of the main living area is a family room and additional TV. The kitchen boasts a Sub-Zero Refrigerator, granite countertops, a six-burner Dacor stove, a walk-in pantry, a Miele dishwasher, and all the premium cookware a gourmet chef could wish for.

In the three master suites, you will be pampered by the California King Simmons Beautyrest and Westin Heavely mattresses, premium bedding, full baths, flat-screen televisions, and from the downstairs suites French doors that lead to the restful backyard and hot tub. The upstairs master suite has a balcony with a clear view of the harbor and 180 degree ocean views. Plus the living room has a premium queen size hide-a-bed and if needed we also have a premium inflatable queen size air mattress for additional sleeping.

If you decide to venture out, there are four bikes, a kayak, a boogie board, 2 paddle boards and a nine foot Doyle foam surfboard for you to enjoy, as well as an outdoor shower and washer and dryer for when you return. With hardwood floors, automated skylights, and built-in cabinetry throughout, this light and airy cottage is any vacationer’s dream come true!!

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a fabulous time at this house. It's a sensational place - beautifully decorated and with great taste. The house is wonderfully located across the road from the beach and the main bedroom has direct views over the ocean. We especially valued the privacy of the main bedroom (on the upper floor) with two other bedrooms on the ground floor. There are several outdoor seating areas - at the front of the house (with folding patio doors to the living room) and in a private rear yard with hot tub. We used the Apple TV which is located throughout the house. It was especially useful to have access to bikes - the house is an easy cycle to downtown and this is by far the best way of getting around the exquisite community of Santa Barbara. I'm sure Jeff would have been very helpful if we needed to contact him - but we didn't. The house worked perfectly for us, without a hiccup. Recommended without hesitation.
Sep 2016
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Luxury Beach Cottage with Breathtaking Ocean Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 37 reviews

Idyllic ocean view cottage with wonderful amenities.

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautifully appointed. The location was perfect for easy access to outdoor activities.and great local eateries. We were comfortable and felt like we were at home. I've been to Santa Barbra many times and this was by far my favorite place to stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jeannette G.

  • 5 of 5

This home is absolutely incredible!! It's a beautifully decorated beach cottage that makes you feel transported from the inside pages of a magazine into a real life home you get to pretend is your own!! Jeff is great to work with and very accessible. The home has everything you need to relax, enjoy, and soak in the the Santa Barbara vibe. It's fantastic location makes it easy to explore SB and all it has to offer.The house and everything in it is high quality and very accommodating. Also, a plus, great parking for visitors right across the street! Thanks Jeff!! We loved it!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view, pristine home, had everything we needed, great view and steps away from surfing!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and 3 kids and myself stayed a week and truly enjoyed the home! The location was so perfect! Steps away from the beach to go surfing, minutes away from downtown! Loved the porch where we would hang out and drink wine in the late afternoons... Each and every room was perfect and in every little corner or door where instructions on EVERYTHING about the home. I always felt at home there. Thanks for a fantastic stay!

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Home & Host

  • 5 of 5

This house exceeded all of our expectations. From the beautiful decor to the incredible amenities, this house has IT ALL! We were six adults and one child and had more than enough room to relax and enjoy the beautiful ocean views and incredible backyard space. I cannot recommend this house enough and Jeff was the perfect host. 5-stars and we can't wait to stay again!

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay, Wonderful Accommodation, First class host

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful holiday at Santa Barbara whilst staying at this property in Feb 2016

It really is first class accommodation, the decor, facilities and location are all superb. We really enjoyed being able to walk down into Santa Barbara most days, when we weren't out exploring the wonderful wine country in Santa Ynez.

We would also call out what a good host, Jeff is. Funnily enough we say that and we haven't actually met him, he likes to let guests have their privacy, but when we had a logistical problem with the VBRO payment system during the booking he was really really helpful. This was particularly reassuring as we had booked and were travelling from the UK.

Thanks again Jeff!

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful - inside and out

  • 5 of 5

The home accommodated six people (three generations) with ease. Part of the house had been recently renovated, but the whole house felt "new". Premium finishes, linens, etc. The floor plan was just right...we could be together or apart. The weather was unseasonably warm and the house doesn't have air-conditioning. Between the fans (in every room) and ocean breezes, we were very comfortable. The family space off the kitchen has folding doors that open to the outside with a view to the park across the street and ocean. It's the best room in the house. We started (coffee) and ended (wine) every day there. The owner was very accessible and timely when we needed him. I would return to the area just to stay in the house again.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wine Tasting, Whale Watching, Historic Sites


Rates & Availability

East Mesa House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Off Season
Oct 3 2016 - Nov 13 2016
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Nov 14 2016 - Nov 27 2016
5 night minimum stay
Off Season
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 15 2016
3 night minimum stay
Peak Season
Dec 16 2016 - Jan 1 2017
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
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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East Mesa House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1867 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom Suite 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom Suite 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom Off Living Room - toilet
    Outdoor Shower (hot/cold) - outdoor shower
    Bedroom Suite 3 Upstairs - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom Suite 1 - 1 king , Full bathroom, TV, premium bedding
    Bedroom Suite 2 - 1 king , Full bathroom, TV, premium bedding
    Master Suite 3 Upstairs - 1 king , Full bathroom, TV, premium bedding
    Living Room Sofa - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Premium queen size sleep sofa
    Family Room Sofa - 8 foot sofa couch.
  • Premium bedding used for all beds, the 3 master suites each have a TV and full bathrooms.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Blender, Toaster, Skylights, Boogie Board, Surf Board, Paddle Boards, 4 Bikes, Kayak

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