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Walk to Beach, Harbor and Shops! Private Pool / Patio

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 21 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Den, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 4-5)

This is your home away from home when visiting Santa Barbara. Two-bedrooms, 1.5 baths, large covered patio for al-fresco dining, reading, movies, relaxing. Walk up four steps to the large, private, outdoor swimming pool (not heated) and BBQ grill after you've come back from exploring.

Ride the bikes to town or to the harbor or wharf where you can shop, dine out, or just take in the beautiful views and smell the salt in the air (there are two adult and two kids bikes at the house, but you can walk to the Wharf area and rent more.)

Santa Barbara offers wonderful festivities all year round and is famous for it's beautiful Spanish style downtown area, restaurants, beaches, courthouse, museums, zoo, live theater, concerts, shopping and more.

Come stay in a great neighborhood, convenient to everything you need to make your visit fun and relaxing, without the expense of renting a hotel room in this upscale town.

The pool is large, private and has a large deck with patio furniture, BBQ grill and privacy.

If you don't want to walk to Shoreline Cafe (right on the beach!) or Brophy Bros (at the Wharf) for the best clam chowder, fresh oysters, or fish tacos while watching dophins swim by (and the occasional whale), the kitchen has everything you need to make snacks for a picnic at the beach, or cook your meals for an outdoor party in the lanai. There is plenty of seating in the formal dining area, eat-in kitchen or on the patio (there are two!) or pool deck.

The living room has a large fireplace and the den has a TV with cable, and WiFi connection for those with a laptop.

The two bedrooms are cozy . There is a convertible sofa in the den that sleeps one.

The main bathroom has a tub and shower. There is also a powder room convenient to the outdoor patio/pool.

Bicycles, games, books (take one home!), pool toys are all available to make your stay enjoyable.

Keywords: Walk to Beach

Walk to Wharf and Harbor

Private Pool

Large patio and deck

Relaxing location

Near shopping


More Details

Dana Livingstone-Lopez
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 16, 2018

About Dana Livingstone-Lopez

I am the property manager for my Dad, Bill, who is currently living in a retirement community. The family uses Casa Del Sol as a get away (we live in different areas of the West Coast) and mostly to visit my Dad.

Feel free to contact me with any questions.

Dana Livingstone-Lopez purchased this house in 1977

Why Dana Livingstone-Lopez chose The Mesa (Beach Area)

This is in a quaint residential community, with great neighbors, easy walk to beach and Harbor, with private pool and big lanai for family gatherings. It's all about location, but the beds are new and comfy, and everything you need to make yourself at home is here for you. We also have beach equipment and bicycles.

What makes this house unique

Huge private pool, although it is not's perfect for warm summer days after walking back from the beach. In the cooler months, it's a nice place to relax and enjoy the sun with a BBQ grill and plenty of patio furniture! We love walking down the street for beach dining, breakfast, lunch and dinner!


The Mesa (Beach Area) House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , powder room with sink, toilet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , pull out sofa sleeps one
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) portable crib, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double sofa bed that sleeps one adult comfortably.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
bicycles, bbq grill, pool toys, beach chairs, games, hundreds of paperback books at house. Museums, zoo, fantastic art galleries, shopping, famous arts and crafts fair every weekend, restaurants, bars, water sport rentals all within walking or biking distance. World famous events and festivals year round, including concerts at the Santa Barbara Bowl, live theater productions, winery tours, etc.


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Walk to Beach, Harbor and Shops! Private Pool / Patio
average rating of 4.85 based on 20 reviews

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Great location, plenty of room, clean as a whistle. Needs new carpeting. Great den.

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are putting new flooring in before summer!
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Nice little house with all necessary amenities !

  • 5 of 5

This house is in a perfect location for seeing Santa Barbara.. very convenient to shops and restaurants, the harbor, parks and walking paths . Dana was so hospitable and so easy to deal with . No problems whatsoever ! The house has a great veranda for hosting friends and a nice pool beyond that . Very dog friendly as well ! I highly recommend it ! Very comfortable ..

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location and stay in SB

  • 5 of 5

I rented this home for four nights when I was in Santa Barbara. This home is large and comfortable. We enjoyed pool side bbq's and the large patio space. I loved the size of the pool and it was large enough to do morning laps, which is a rare find in a vacation rental. The location is great, centrally located to everything SB has to offer and the neighborhood is quiet and safe. The home was very clean, and the bed was very comfortable. The owner, Dana was a pleasure to work with. I would consider staying here on a return trip.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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nostalgic and perfect

  • 5 of 5

My family of four and small dog found our home away from home. Close enough to the beach to check the surf, walk to the harbor and Brophy Bros. and kayaking adventure. At first the photos seemed it was dated, but the home is very clean, nostalgic, and super comfortable. My two boys enjoyed the pool everyday while my hubby and I had a glass of wine on the big patio. I was even able to stream a workout on my computer on that patio! Cozy for a family but large enough to entertain some friends I had grown up with while there in SB. Attentive owner and neighbors. We absolutely hope to visit this home again and would recommend

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and quiet, excellent owner

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 10 days starting Easter Sunday and found the house to be well appointed, large with great neighbours on a quiet street close to the beach. It helped to have bring a stroller for the toddler for longer walks. We had a great time and really enjoyed the homey feel of the house. Dana is a great owner, she responds quickly and is very friendly. There is lots of space to spread out even when the kids were sleeping. If we get back to SB, and I hope we do, we will book this spot again.

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Santa Barbara location

  • 5 of 5

Comfy, cozy, and clean as a whistle, this spacious, charming home also boasts a well-equipped kitchen with eating area. Another huge plus is its location in an attractive residential neighborhood within easy walking distance of Santa Barbara's stunning beach and the city's vibrant downtown.

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo
Stearns Wharf
Los Agaves
State Street Shopping & Dining
Ledbetter Beach and Park
Boathouse at Hendry's Beach
Butterfly Beach
Arroyo Burro Beach County Park
Ca' Dario Ristorante Italiano
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Mc Connells Ice Cream
Arlington Theatre
Alameda Park
El Paseo Restaurant
Wheel Fun Rentals
Shoreline Park
Elings Park
One Thousand Steps
The Funk Zone
Santa Barbara Bowl
Brophy Bros.
Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Brophy Bros
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Shoreline Cafe
Nearest Beach
1000 Metres
Leadbetter Beach
Car: not necessary

OUr house cannot be rented officially for less than 30 days, but we are willing to block a month for you even if you can only stay for 2-3 weeks. You will just need to pay our great monthly rate to block for the month.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $500
cleaning $175

Pool is unheated.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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