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Creekside Home In The Heart Of Santa Ynez Valley

8 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house




Ballard House Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom With Fully Landscaped Yard

Sitting along the Alamo Pintado creek, there are many close restaurants, wine tasting rooms and wineries. Less than a minute walk to the 5 star restaurant Ballard Inn. Short drives include a movie theater all the way to horse back riding.


- 2 bedroom: one master bedroom with queen bed. The 2nd room has two twin beds but can be arranged into one King. Great for groups of 4 - 6 people.

- 2 full bath

- 6 person inside dining table

- 8 person patio dining table

- large patio

- spacious living room

- large landscaped backyard

- creek


- internet

- Air conditioning

- washer/dryer

- Comcast cable television

- fire place

- heater

- BBQ pit

- fire pit

- free oak firewood

- backyard includes Alamo Pintado creek

- High end landscape

- microwave/ stove

- refrigerator

- outdoor dining

Air Ports:

- Santa ynez airport ( 4 miles)

- Lompoc Airport (23 miles)

- Goleta Airport (38)

- Santa Maria Airport ( 34 miles)

Short drive:

- Movie theater(6 miles)

- Casino(3 miles)

- Solvang danish town (3 miles)

- Mission (3 miles)

- Wine tasting (0.1 - 5 miles)

- Hiking trails (2 - 20 miles)

- Shopping (3 miles)

Nearby cities:

- Solvang (3miles)

- Santa Ynez(4 miles)

- Los Olivos ( 3 miles)

- Santa Barbara (36 miles)

- Santa maria (35 miles)

- Buellton ( 6 miles)

More Details
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Henry 8054527645
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2016
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for a most memorable weekend, Thanks to your lovely Home! We will be starting a new tradition and will be back every year. Your home is absolutely beautiful! we count want to come back
Oct 2013
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based on 8 traveler reviews

Creekside Home In The Heart Of Santa Ynez Valley
average rating of 4.875 based on 9 reviews
Los Angeles

A perfect stay!

  • 5 of 5

Prior to this rental, my last couple of house rentals were sorely lacking - nothing in the kitchen, not enough bedding... so I completely overpacked for our girls' weekend getaway. Imagine my surprise when I arrived and toured the property with Leticia (who's super sweet!) - it had everything we needed! From sugar cubes for our coffee to wood for the firepit, Henry thinks of everything his guests may need for a relaxing and wonderful stay.

The house is perfectly appointed, and the right amount of space for the 6 of us to cook, eat, relax, and enjoy each other's company. And the LOCATION! We could walk to the wineries on Alamo Pindado, and everything you want to see is within a 5 minute drive.

We couldn't be happier with our stay, and hope to visit again the next time we're in the area. Thanks so much for a great home base!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello ! Jennifer thank you for your review and glad you anyone you stay "Henry''
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Christmas in Santa Ynez Valley

  • 5 of 5

Our Group consisted of four adults and one teenager. The sleeping arrangements were perfect for us with our daughter using the twin that was in our room that also had a queen. My parents had their own room and bath at the other end of the house. The bathrooms were large with a nice offering of sample size shampoos and lotions. Dinning room had a large table to accommodate large gatherings. Kitchen was extremely well stocked, the only thing we couldn't find were steak knifes. We did buy a few miss matched ones at a thrift store and left them. The house was nicely decorated for Christmas including a tree and lights. My only complaint about the décor was the furniture in the living room looked attractive but was not very comfortable.

The back yard is large, private and full of unique and eclectic playful décor items hidden in the trees and bushes. One of my favorite memories is sitting in the backyard at night with the fire pit going and a big beautiful chandelier lit hanging from a old tree. We made friends with a black kitten who loved being around the fire pit. Plenty of red oak wood was available for the fire pit and live fire grill to cook on. The house is located in a very quiet area with a supermarket about 10 minutes driving distance. A miniature horse ranch just minutes away and a miniature donkey farm walking distance. A bottle of local Clairmont Farms lavender lotion in the bathroom prompted a short trip to the local farm to purchase my own along with pure oils. Chumash Casino is about 15 minutes away offering free play money to Los Angeles visitors who sign up for their playing club, I was given $100.00 in free slot play money (still Lost:( )

Owner Henry was quick to respond to any questions I had.

We would definitely recommend this house for a family or two couples looking for a nice getaway.

We arrived the Day after Christmas

  • Submitted: May 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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North Hills, CA

Amazing Thanksgiving!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here last thanksgiving. It was great because we had every kitchen utensil we needed and were able to have a great thanksgiving dinner. The yard was so beautiful to sit in at night. There are wineries that are walking distance and also there is a cute miniature donkey farm that we walked to. I'd definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you welcome to come back : )
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Loved your comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

A lovely retreat in the valley. Summer nights around the fire pit were a perfect way to end a day of wine tasting and sight seeing.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Welcome to Came back.
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Charming Home in Sideways Wine Country

  • 4 of 5

This place was perfect for us to stay. It's nested right between Solvang and Los Olivos so you can go to the more touristy Danish town of Solvang or you can get away and go to Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, and up to Foxen Canyon and some other great wineries.

The home was really darling. I hope to come back in the late summer or fall when the weather warms up and make use of that beautiful patio. It was a little windy when we came up in early March.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you
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Buellton, California

Creekside Adobe

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place for a peaceful, relaxed getaway retreat. The place was fully stocked with every amenity you could think of. Upscale but modest with gorgeous scenery and warm and friendly atmosphere. The neighborhood is quiet and commercial wineries are within walking distance. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone and we are going back soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Feb 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you alloyed your stay and hope we see you. Thank you for the complements . : )
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Nearest Airport
6 Miles
Santa Ynez Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Ballard Inn
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Alisal Golf course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
HWY 246
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Ballard inn (5 star restaurant)
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
Gaviota Beach
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Ballard House Rental Rates

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Longer stays are negotiable! Please contact the owner.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Ballard House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , King can be pulled apart into 2 twins
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Furniture
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
No smoking indoors.

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