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Charming Downtown 2Bed/2Bath- just 3 blocks to State St. restaurants & shops!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,040 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

Quaint Downtown Cottage

Quaint Downtown Santa Barbara Cottage, Live Like a Local

Built in 1890 and refurbished top to bottom in 2007, this Quaint Country Cottage shines like a Gem! Tucked away on a quiet lane 3 blocks from State Street, the center of downtown, this home away from home offers every amenity you want when vacationing. 19th Century Charm includes an inviting front porch, hardwood floors, classic molding, plantation shutters, cottage windows and a private fenced backyard.

Whether you are visiting for the weekend or staying for a month the location of this cottage is hard to beat when it comes to taking in Santa Barbara's downtown area. With the best restaurants and famous theaters 3-4 blocks away, the town is literally at your doorstep. Santa Barbara's world famous beaches, Mission, Pier, and Rose Gardens are all within a 5 minute drive! Biking and walking are definitely conducive for much of your local destinations or you can ride the quaint $.25 trolleys that zip up and down State Street. This cottage is centrally located to everything the city has to offer which is key for your vacation enjoyment!

The owners have gone out of their way to ensure your comfort. Brand new furnishings and appliances are for you to enjoy and the kitchen is stocked with everything the budding chef might need. The living room has a 42" flat screen TV along with DVD/Blu-ray player, HD cable, stereo system, a Nintendo Wii and the most comfortable queen size sleeper sofa for your spill over guests! There are 2 remodeled bathrooms and a bedroom on each level (including a private master suite upstairs). Take advantage of the convenience of a private 2 car driveway, which is a value in itself in Downtown Santa Barbara.

You will want to make this your destination to come back and visit with family and friends exploring all that Santa Barbara has to offer in this inviting Home Away from Home!

More Details

Property Manager
Samantha Ireland
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018


Downtown House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1040 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Living room has queen sofa sleeper
  • Queen sleeper sofa located in the living room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Charming Downtown 2Bed/2Bath- just 3 blocks to State St. restaurants & shops!
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

A home away from home!

  • 5 of 5

Curley Cottage was our home away from home. We were in Santa Barbara for my daughters maxillofacial surgery. The home was outfitted with everything we needed post surgery including a great kithchen with a blender and two recliners! We stayed for 5 weeks and after the initial recovery we thoroughly enjoyed walking to shops, restaurants , grocery stores, drug stores, museums and theaters. We even walked to the Funk Zone and beach. We were just blocks from the Doctors office which was also convenient. My husband was able to work remotely and it was nice to have the front porch, back yard and upstairs bedrooom for phone calls. I would love to come back and stay at Curly Cottage again under better circumstances.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stockton, New Jersey USA

Quiet yet Right There

  • 5 of 5

The Downtown Cottage was perfect for us. It had every convenience, parking, cozy, quiet, and the downtown within easy walking distance. The shower and kitchen were also terrific. The10 am check out was a bit difficult for me. Eleven would be best. My flight left at 6:30PM. Makes for a long day but I would certainly book here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay - walking distance to most of Santa Barbara!

  • 5 of 5

This property was well cared for and had everything we need for our 6 night stay.

The washer dryer was a godsend for the 4 of us. The back garden was quiet and tranquil as was the area in which the property sits.

Thoroughly recommend this property for 2 couples or a family of 4.

Only suggestion I have is that the mattresses need replacing,

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to leave a review! We're glad you had a wonderful time and we will be sure to relay your feedback about the mattresses to the owner. Please consider visiting again soon!
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Mission Viejo, CA

Walk to State Street from the Curley Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful 2 bedroom and 2 Bath location with an easy walk to State street.

The Kitchen is well equipped with everything needed like your home kitchen.

The check in process is simple. Access the home with a keypad, although check out is early at 10am. The home is located off an alley with a driveway to fit one care.

The home experience could have been better if the WiFi connection was stronger. WiFi originated from the living room but signal strength dropped to 0.4 Mbps at the Master Bedroom and almost at similar strength from the 2nd Bedroom, so there was really zero connection outside the living/dining area. Overall a great cottage. I hope changes are made to the WiFi (easy upgrade). Would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to leave a review for this lovely cottage and we also appreciate your feedback on the WiFi connection. We will convey your feedback to the owner. Please consider visiting us again in the future!
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Northern CA

Good value for the location; Quite; Homey

  • 5 of 5

Walk is an easy 5-10 minutes to State Street the main hub. The location was very quite. Clean, well decorated, cute porch and backyard with nice landscaping.

A positive for us, possible negative for others, is the very small living room. When the couch was folded out the room was too small to be usable. But it is off to the side of the kitchen so almost its own room. We treated it like a 3rd bedroom and our hangout time was spent at the kitchen table. Other realities that may not work for everyone is the bathrooms are tiny. The upstairs bath has a low ceiling. I am 5'3' and could easily touch it. I would not recommend for more than 4 people as the common areas are just too small.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to leave a review for this home. We're glad to know you enjoyed your stay in Santa Barbara! This beautiful and renovated, almost 140-year old home does have lower ceilings than newer homes but most guests aren't bothered by it since they're out most of the day enjoy the sights! Please consider visiting us again soon!
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Davis, California

Very nice and great location.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean and tastefully decorated. Had everything we needed for our stay. Living room area a lot smaller then we thought. Seating for four was not that comfortable for socializing and watching TV. We did enjoy our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to leave a review for our vacation property. We're glad to hear you had a wonderful stay! Hopefully you were out and about enjoying the sights of Santa Barbara and the living room size wasn't a large inconvenience. Please visit us again soon!
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