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Romantic Hideaway in the Heart of Montecito!

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 31 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
31 nights


Montecito Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2)

Swift Cottage is the perfect romantic hideaway located in exclusive Montecito, California. Only a short walk or a bicycle ride away from the Biltmore Hotel, spectacular beaches, local restaurants, and popular Coast Village Road, Swift Cottage provides a charming, comfortable and romantic getaway for the discriminating traveler.

This historical Moody Sisters cottage offers all the comforts of home including a warm and cozy atmosphere, fresh linens and towels, freshly cut flowers from the cottage garden, a gas fireplace in the bedroom which boasts a king bed, wonderful reading and work areas and a fully stocked kitchen to enhance one's stay. Open the kitchen Dutch door and view a lush, manicured garden filled with beautiful roses, lavender, rosemary, and hydrangeas.

Comfortable patio furniture has been provided for further enjoyment of the outside area. This adorable cottage has it's own private entrance. Don't hesitate to escape to this romantic weekend retreat located in one of the most beautiful cities in America. Hiking, biking, walking the beautiful local beaches, unparalleled shopping and dining are all available only a stone's throw away from this enchanting cottage. Minimum three night stay. Wireless internet service provided.

A 10% hotel tax is required for a stay less than one week. If staying longer than a week, a weekly cleaning fee of $100 is charged.

Keywords: Cottage, Bungalow

More Details
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
September 3, 2015
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based on 3 traveler reviews

Romantic Hideaway in the Heart of Montecito!
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
Allen, TX

Wonderful Stay at Swift Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed 5 nights at the Swift Cottage, over the Santa Barbara International Marathon weekend. I went to UCSB back in the day, so I wasn't totally unfamiliar with the Montecito area. To say we were pleased with the cottage and with our entire visit would be an understatement. First off, the cottage was spotless. Becky left a nice note along with some snacks and a bottle of wine...a wonderful welcome! The cottage had everything we needed and then some. We took advantage of the kitchen and the washer/dryer, and even got to meet the resident housedog Jackson. He's a sweetie...always looking for some scratches!

Santa Barbara was having a bit of a cold snap when we were there, so we took advantage of the fireplace and were very happy the bed had plenty of blankets to keep us warm! A gas wall heater can only do so much, unless you're in the upstairs loft where it was nice and toasty! The loft was ideal for my husband to set up his computer for work. We had plenty of space for the two of us to move around, and the outdoor courtyard area was absolutely stunning. Next time we come out and stay, we'll come out when the weather's a bit warmer so we can take advantage of the great outdoor space.

All in all, a fantastic trip. Thanks Becky, we will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Jose

Definitely Delivers!!

  • 5 of 5

My Husband, Toddler and I stayed at this cottage in February of this year and had THE best time! Loved everything about the cottage: the location, the setting, all the little things you don't expect but that make your stay so comfortable and enjoyable, e.g. fresh, cut flowers, great linens/comforter on an very comfortable king bed, soft/thick bathroom towels, yummy soaps/lotions, coffee for in the morning, etc, etc...such great added touches! The cottage itself is immaculate and very well taken care of. And of course, there is the location of Montecito/Santa Barbara. The weather was perfect. We walked down to the beach every morning, road our bikes to the wharf, went out to dine several times (lots of great restaurants within walking distance), went to the zoo, etc. We will definitely stay here again and highly recommend it as a place to stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2011
  • Stayed: Feb 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful Cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay in Montecito! The Swift Cottage is very charming and had everything we needed to feel right at home. The kitchen is fully equipped, the decor is beautiful and clean, the king sized bed is extremely comfortable, and the garden is filled with magnificent roses, jasmine and rosemary. We even saw bunnies hopping around every day of our stay! The location was perfect for us - nestled in a residential neighborhood but within walking distance to the shops, restaurants, and Butterfly beach. It is only a short drive to Santa Barbara, Summerland and Carpenteria. The owners, Ted and Becky, are extremely kind and helpful! And, their handsome dog, Jackson, was very friendly as well! We truly loved our stay at the cottage and we look forward to visiting again!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2011
  • Stayed: Mar 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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31 night minimum stay

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Weekly cleaning fee: $100

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Montecito Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis
A washer and dryer are available on the property for use

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