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3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home in a Park Like Setting

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Very comfortable and well appointed home on one half acre with lots of trees, grass, beautiful landscape-all the comforts of home without any of the usual responsibilities.

Located just 2 miles from the beach community of Carpinteria and an even shorter distance to the quaint little beach town of Summerland, and about 5 miles from downtown Santa Barbara where you will find 'fine to funky' dining, outdoor cafes, a great zoo, museums, street musicians, beautiful beaches, and plenty of outdoor activities for everyone in the family.

Enjoy relaxing afternoons around the pool and jacuzzi (pool is heated June-Sept. and jacuzzi is 'good to go' year round) on your large redwood deck where you will find plenty of sun or shade to read that book you have not found the time to get around to. There is also an outdoor fire pit for night time camp fires-just steps from the jacuzzi. And new this season, your own beach overlooking the pool (see photos)

If you are a horse lover (even if you aren't!), take in an afternoon polo match played by the top polo players in the world (May-September). This is where Prince William played in the summer of 2011-for what ever THAT'S worth!

Or if you are more inclined to a more active stay, take a run, walk or bike ride on several trails that are near by.

Make this your home away from home for all your get-away trips to beautiful Santa Barbara!

Keywords: well appointed home on half acre

More Details

ed and/or joan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2017

About ed and/or joan

We are a semi-retired couple who travel quite a bit. When in town and our home is rented, we may stay in the cottage that is also on the 1/2 acre property. However, it is in the front part of the property, while the pool, spa, bar-b-que and deck are in the back part of the lot and well secluded with all the privacy our guests desire. In fact, we have often gone an entire week without seeing-or being seen-by our guests, since when we are in Santa Barbara, we are usually out and about from early morning till night time-working or playing.

What makes this house unique

Your own private back yard beach! See pic's.


Carpinteria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Beautiful new stone shower/floor
  • Two completely remodeled bathrooms in the past year- one off the master bedroom. Both have showers.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 murphy bed , a double murphy bed.
  • sleeps 6 in beds with A pack and play available for infants.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 12 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
outdoor firepit


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Home in a Park Like Setting
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews

Exceptional Honeymoon Stay for the Newly Married

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I wanted a honeymoon house near Santa Barbara and Montecito to stay in for a few days when we got married. This house literally has it all. A beautiful master bedroom and bed, windows overlooking the pool/yard area, a hot tub, a pool, little woodland creatures (squirrels/rabbits) that come by right into the yard, an outdoor fire pit to make smores at, a fully appointed kitchen and two fireplaces in two separate living rooms. We had a lovely time cooking breakfasts and dinners together, sipping wine by the gorgeous stone fireplace, sitting by our campfire outside, walking through the little garden, watching TV, and swimming and lounging in the hot tub/jacuzzi. Pool toys were included!

A very very romantic setting and it felt like we were playing house in a perfect place.

The house was clean and very warm and inviting. The owners Ed and Joan were very nice and easy to work with, and they helped me set it up for the honeymoon. We stayed for about 4 days. It was like a sanctuary and home away from home, very peaceful and beautiful. We were literally 5-10 minutes from everywhere we could want to be - montecito and santa barbara. It was no problem to drive to all those places to go to lunch or go out in santa barbara.

Before I rented this place, i was looking into a lot of other hotels and bed-and-breakfasts, and this was basically the same amount of money but WAY more bang for the buck. there is NO way a bed and breakfast or cottage or hotel room would give us this much room and stuff for the money. If you are looking for a very memorable and beautiful, quiet, honeymoon location to rest up after your wedding, this place is awesome.

If you have a family, then there is no question about it- this place is excellent. there's tons of room, several places to sleep, two bathrooms, a big dining table, a very cozy living room, and the backyard is unbeatable. You can totally just hang out there for days.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family getaway

  • 5 of 5

My family and I wanted a low key clean home with a pool to get away for the 4th and we found at the Wimberly's. This was the perfect location, close to everything and yet felt secluded. My 15 month boy and my 10 year old sons had a blast.

I would highly recommend this location for a quiet getaway.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serene Escape

  • 5 of 5

We were in SB recently for a week to attend a family funeral and such events are never highly anticipated "fun getaways". I very much needed a home like setting, rather than a cold and impersonal hotel - a quiet sanctuary to escape to daily, a warm environment where family could gather in comfort, serenity, peace and relaxation. We were so fortunate to find Ed and Joan's home. It's ideally placed just at the edge of Summerland and feels so tucked away and private yet easily accessible to downtown Summerland, Carpinteria, Montecito and a short skip to Santa Barbara as well as the beach. The home sits in a quiet neighborhood, set back from the street and surrounded by beautifully landscaped gardens, a gorgeous pool and several retreat areas with ample seating and lounging opportunities providing a welcome escape every day. Stop at the Trader Joe's in SB on your way, pull-up, unpack, and unwind. We slept comfortably every night in the sumptuous beds and cooked at home daily finding everything we needed including an outdoor grill and comfortable dining areas inside and out. The backyard is truly a tranquil paradise where one could spend all day long swimming, sunning, lounging, and resting. This home could function in so many ways; a romantic getaway for two, couples escape, girlfriends weekend for three or more, writer's retreat, or as a homebase for friends and family wanting to explore and adventure in the region. The interior with two fireplaces and gathering areas would be just as cozy in the cooler winter months. The owners were very respectful of our privacy, flexible, and extremely responsive to every need or question. I wish our stay had been under more pleasant circumstances but grateful we were able to find a real home that provided genuine comfort for friends and family during a trying time.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Another Excellent Stay in this Summerland Home

  • 5 of 5

This is our third time back within a few years. We first stayed here for a long weekend, and have come back twice for week vacations. We are a family of 6, with kids now ages 9 to 16, and everyone enjoys the stay here. It is like a home away from home.

The house is very well maintained. The kitchen has everything needed to cook, which we do often, including the barbecue out back. The pool area is beautiful, with lovely gardens, and there are many different areas to just sit and relax. The kids also like the fire pit for s'mores.

The house is also in a perfect location. It is in a quite neighborhood and at the same time close to everything we want to do. Santa Claus beach, which is a 5 minute drive, is the best beach in the area (and I would say Southern CA as we are from LA). Carpinteria is 10 minutes down the road, and Santa Barbara is 10 minutes the other way. Montecito is just south of Santa Barbara, and we always have to go to Lucky's there for a fancy steak dinner. One of the best things we did on the last stay is attend a formal polo match on Sunday, we rented a box. Everyone loved it and it is a different experience versus other sporting events.

Joan and Ed are great hosts, very accommodating and easy to communicate with. I know I will be contacting them for a future stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Garden is a little paradise!

  • 5 of 5

My Family of 5 had a wonderful time in this really lovely house. The house is very comfortable and cozy, lovely decorated and has everything you need for a relax stay. Lots of space, comfortable beds and bathrooms and kitchen of good quality with everything you need. If you step outside you see a beautiful garden with lots of colorful flowers and palmtrees, a peaceful quiet oasis! A lovely swimmingpool and jacuzzi, lots of places to sit, a large dinningtable and everything you need to have a nice evening outside.

We really enjoyed our stay and recommend it to everyone who is looking for a nice stay in a clean, easy going house with a beautiful garden.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 had an amazing time. The home was better than advertised. The backyard truly transported you to a private oasis. We would be happy to recommend to friends and would love to return. Thanks for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
1 Miles


Rates & Availability

Carpinteria House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
summer 2017
Jun 15 2017 - Sep 6 2017
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
New tax of $2.20/night $2
Cleaning fee $150
Tax Rate 12.0%

$500 refundable security/damage deposit due to reserve date. Total bill plus 10 % bed tax, a new tax of $2/night, $150.00 cleaning fee due by check to owners one month prior to arrival. The separate $500 security/damage deposit returned to renter within two weeks of departure.

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