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Santa Barbara Beach Getaway - 2 Blocks to Beach & Town

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

Welcome to our Santa Barbara Beach Getaway which is the best value for a 2BR/2BA in Santa Barbara. It is unmatched for its location, quality and price!

There are 200+ 2BR/2BA vacation rentals (780 in total) in the 'Santa Barbara Area' and of these, 125 are supposed to be in 'Santa Barbara'. So how do you chose - location, location, location! And then compare our quality and price....

We are not in Carpentaria, Goleta, Summerland or Montecito. We are also not in the suburbs of Santa Barbara such as San Roque, Mission Canyon, Los Positas etc.

We are in the coveted Historic West Beach area, steps from the beach, Las Banos Public Pool, Stearns Wharf, Harbor, world-class dining, and downtown shops, including our own local farmers market. We are not next to the railroad tracks, highway or on a commercial thoroughfare.

Leave your car and associated traffic/parking worries behind. We even offer RARE off street reserved parking.

The Beach Getaway resides in a historical turn of the century building and retains the charm of the day’s bygone. It has been lovingly restored to reflect Santa Barbara's style including hand cast plaster, 10 feet vaulted ceilings and Waterford fireplace giving it both a romantic and European feeling.

The large and private courtyard is encased with green shrubbery and offers Italian fountain, dining table and chairs, chaise lounges and stainless steel BBQ to enjoy the local favorites.

The sparkling open and fully equipped kitchen was designed with high quality construction, including granite countertops, hardwood floors and custom cabinets that are complimented with all appliances: Refrigerator, stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave and washer and dryer. Its granite counter tops include a dining area for 5.

The warm and cozy living room has hardwood floors, Waterford fireplace, pull out couch, 46' TV and a view of the private courtyard through the french glass door.

The queen bedroom has a sliding glass door with garden view, that leads to a private patio and is accessible by this bedroom only. The second bedroom has a king bed, small desk and wireless internet throughout.

Each bedroom is complimented with a full bath, each with a shower/tub combination. The bathrooms offer limestone floors, granite countertops and French white tiles.

When you book with us, you are booking directly with the owners, which means you are not dealing with a management company, or a 3rd party call center, or a computerized mobile application. Often times the 3rd party does not live in town or even know the property. We know our properties intimately, as we both own and manage them, and have a 15 year track record. Our seventeen independent FIVE star reviews speak for themselves, including our cleanliness. Also our history as a vacation rental ensures that the property will be delivered. Unfortunately there are some fraudulent offerings and sometimes rental agencies have the ability to 'substitute' your property with another.

Upon booking, directions are emailed along with our contact information, Restaurant Recommendations, Winery and Activities Recommendations and Welcome Notes providing detailed information about the Beach Getaway. In this way, you can drive right to the Getaway, which has a lock box where you’ll use your unique code to enter. There is no need to set up an appointment. Inside, you'll enjoy premium amenities: shampoo, soaps, paper & cleaning products, and 5 star quality bath and beach towels, linens and cleaniness.

And we offer complimentary champagne upon your arrival.

While priced slightly higher than most 1BR/1BA’s, the Beach Getaway offers a comfortable stay for 2 couples or a small family. Most of the single hotel rooms are priced higher and yet our Beach Getaway offers so much more.

Or you can upgrade to our Santa Barbara Ocean Getaway VRBO #20308 which offers approximately 1/3 more square footage and slightly higher amenities. Or rent both, which are side by side, for 4 bedrooms and 4 baths.

We welcome a comparison to the 200+ vacation rentals and Hotels as we are unmatched in location, quality & price!

More Details

Owner
Melanie Cava
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About Melanie Cava

My husband and I own and manage our property which enables us to give attention to detail and to our guests. We work hard to retain our 50% repeat business and it shows in the warmth, cleaniness and quality of our property.

Melanie Cava purchased this condo in 2003

Why Melanie Cava chose Santa Barbara

This is truly the way to enjoy Santa Barbara. We are walking distance to all - the beach, harbor, public pool, Stearns Wharf and the main street downtown (State Street) that hosts the best restaurants, shops and theaters. We also offer rare private reserved parking, enabling you to park you car freely. Why waste time in traffic or looking for parking as parking in Santa Barbara can be a challenge and the highways do experience significant traffic delays. We are located in a residential area, not a commercial thorough fare or next to the rail road tracks or highway. We also offer a large private courtyard with Italian fountain, chaise lounges table and chairs and gas grill, that enable you to relax and enjoy the sun, or cook you local favorites on our gas grill. You will not find a comparable vacation rental when comparing location, quality and price!

Amenities

West Beach Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Oceanfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - Twinpull out couch in the living room
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Complimentary Pak n Play and Highchair available The queen bedroom has glass doors that lead to its own private patio with garden views.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Unmatched IN SANTA BARBARA for the location, quality and price!, Wireless High Speed Internet access, Private reserved parking, Private courtyard with Italian fountains, chaise lounges & Gas grill, Waterford Fireplace, Washer/Dryer, phone CD and stereo, stove, 2 queen beds and full size pull out sofa, 2 full baths, linens provided, Lovingly restored turn of the century building, Antiques imported from Europe and dating to the late 1800's, Steps to Beach, Stearns Wharf & downtown. ALL FOR LESS THAN THE PRICE OF A SINGLE HOTEL ROOM.

Reviews

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5

Awesome location! Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

We had an awesome and flawless stay at this house. Timely customer service and amazing location within walking distance to the beach and downtown. Would definitely recommend to a friend!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Charming & Cozy

  • 5 of 5

We came to Santa Barbara for my son's wedding. My best friend and her husband shared this cute cozy apartment with us. It was just big enough for the four of us and it was clean and very quiet. Sitting out front with a glass of wine in the evening was lovely and relaxing. If I ever return, this is where we would stay again. Plus, the price was less than the hotel we originally had a block away.

Thank You!!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Santa Barbara Beach Getaway is Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for 5 adult family members to stay in Santa Barbara for a wedding! Right after booking this location, the property manager emailed me an awesome summary of things to do and restaurants to try so I didn't feel required to do my usual research, saving me lots of time. There were two lovely outdoor spaces as part of the rental where we got to enjoy the beautiful weather while spending time together. The kitchen was nicely renovated and the bedrooms were a great size. Having two bathrooms was one of the big reasons I chose this property, and they didn't disappoint! They even had beach towels, shampoo, conditioner and soap, which was one less thing to think about when traveling across the country. Both the beach and downtown are within walking distance, and we easily found a great salon to do our hair for the wedding as well as a place in the mall to do our makeup. A small grocery store, restaurants, and the Santa Barbara airport is close by as well. Overall, we definitely saved money over booking hotel rooms and we were able to make many of our own meals. I would 100% recommend this property to friends and family because the whole booking process was stress-free and we had a wonderful time. Thank you to the owners for a great experience, and I hope we get a chance to come back soon!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Terrific Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Great stay! Great location and setting - easy walk to beach and to shopping areas. Very quiet neighborhood. Layout of room was small but worked well for us. Private patio was fantastic as well as off-street parking. Greatly enjoyed our stay and Santa Barbara. Also really like the appliances!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Perfect for our family wedding weekend

  • 4 of 5

Location was perfect...2 blocks from the beach. Easy walking distance to various restaurants. The condo was well equipped (needed a bigger coffee maker for 4 adults), the beds comfortable, lots of towels in bathroom and the patio was the best. We all hung out there every day and evening. The perfect place to stay for our daughter's wedding. Would definitely stay there again.

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent location and standard

  • 4 of 5

It is a lovely two bedroomed apartment, very well equipped with everything of high standard including toiletries. The location is excellent, within easy walking distance of the beach and downtown. My only disappointment was that the terrace was always in shade due to neighbouring trees whilst the photos gave the impression of a sunny aspect. Other than that I would recommend this apartment to anyone.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Car: not necessary

Check in time is 4 PM.

Check out time is 11 AM.

There are 900+ vacation rentals in the 'Santa Barbara Area'. Vacation rentals pricing follow the same trend as real estate pricing - location, location. The farther out you go out of Santa Barbara, the less expensive the real estate and the better the vacation rental pricing.

We are located in the best area of Santa Barbara - the Historic West Beach Area - 2 blocks to the Beach and downtown Santa Barbara, yet not on a commercial thoroughfare, not next to the railroad tracks or not adjacent a highway. And we offer private reserved parking.

In addition to location, look at our property and compare amenities and pricing. We are unmatched.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $300

The 15% tax rate is for 12% TOT Tax and 3% Homeaway Booking fee to owner.

$300 refundable damage security deposit.

Higher Season rates apply for Holidays & Graduation weeks.

3 night rate reduced the longer the stay, i.e. 4 nights versus 3, 5 nights versus 4 etc..

Inquire for monthly rates which depend on length of stay and season.

Maximum occupancy up to 5 but 4 are recommended due to size.

50% of the rent, tax, cleaning fee & damage security deposit are required to confirm a reservation with the remaining 50% due 30 days before check-in

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.