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Hidden Views Guesthouse- Mission Style Guest House on 10 Acres

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 870 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

Enjoy all the comforts of home in this beautifully appointed Mission Style guest house on 10 acres in Ballard. Think location, location, location! Four miles from the gift shops, museums, restaurants and wine tasting bars in the quaint Danish Village of Solvang; two miles from the Western shops, museums, restaurants and wine tasting bars of Los Olivos; and five miles from the shops, museums, and restaurants in the western village of Santa Ynez. There are 70 wineries in the area where you can taste vintage local wines of the region. Twelve of those wineries are within three miles.

Set back over Hidden Hills, this guesthouse features panoramic views of the local mountains and vineyards. The large master bedroom offers a vaulted ceiling, an oversize walk-in shower, and closet. The great room is spacious with open beam vaulted ceilings, gas fireplace, Lazy Boy queen size sofa sleeper with air mattress for optimum comfort, Lazy Boy rocker recliner, a 42 inch plasma HDTV with DVR, DVD and CD player. In April of 2017 installed Rincon Broadband Internet for WI FI. No longer using extenders. Guest now have much better service for their devices !! The dining area has a table for six adjacent to the fully stocked kitchen. It features granite counters with bar seating, built-in cook top with oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, stackable oversize washer/dryer and everything else you need for a home away from home. The guesthouse water is softened and has a reverse osmosis drinking water system with in-refrigerator ice maker. There is also a half bath, off the great room, for convenience of those sleeping on the sofa bed.

More Details

Owner
Dave
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Dave

My wife and I have lived in the 'Valley ' for 18 years. We moved here from Santa Barbara. I am a retired Plastic Packaging entrepreneur . I was born in England, and raised and attended University in Ca. My wife, Susan, was born and raised in New Jersey and was an accounting professional. We have one son in college. We are both retired and very greatful to be able to live in this beautiful Central Coast region of CA. We both enjoy golf and are members at the Alisal Ranch Country Club. We have one wonderful small multi- poodle dog named Gigi. She is our official greeter and loves people!

Dave purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Dave chose Santa Barbara County

The communities of Solvang, Los Olivos, and Santa Ynez are located in one of the most picturesque valleys located on the Central Coast of CA. Coming into the region from Santa Barbara over the mountains on Hwy. 154 has some of the most breathtaking views you will see! The rolling hills with magnificent horse facilities,and abundant wine vineyards as seen in the movie 'Sideways' are truly spectacular. The activities, ie, museums, shopping, restaurants, biking etc. in all 3 communities afford us and visitors plenty to see and do !! All of the communities are unique, quaint and have styles of their own.... yet are very close together and easy to enjoy!!

Golf in the area is X'lnt.and reasonable! There is the Alisal River Course, public with monthly passes available in Solvang( very walkable). The more challenging and acclaimed courses of La Purisima and Rancho San Marcos are public and offer cost saving packages within 15min. Within 45 min. you have fabulous courses with Ocean Views, Ocean holes ,good rates and accessibility in Santa Barbara, Lompoc, Nipomo and Arroyo Grande.

We also enjoy the WEATHER!! We typically get 340 days a year of SUNSHINE!!!!,

What makes this cottage unique

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! We are in a very rural setting yet convienient to all activities the 'Valley' has to offer. A beautiful setting on 10 acres, very private yet all the comforts for a... ' LIKE at HOME' stay. Our guest House is spacious ... 870sq. ft. ...with great views and a very open yet cozy floor plan !!!

Amenities

Ballard Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 870 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bathroom oversize shower,toilet and sink Off the living area ,Toilet and pedestal Sink .
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleeper Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • 2 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Hidden Views Guesthouse- Mission Style Guest House on 10 Acres
average rating of 4.888889 based on 45 reviews
4

Lovely peaceful spot in the hills.

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely 2 nites in the Santa ynez valley enjoying wine, vineyards and gorgeous open spaces. The guesthouse is spacious and comfortable more than enough room for 2 ncluding an excellent kitchen. Quiet private and restful. Thank you Dave, Michael and Sue for your hospitality and care.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunning property and even better hosts

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time staying with Dave and Sue, they were so welcoming and gracious with their beautiful home and grounds. We are already thinking of excuses to go back and stay with them!!! Don't hesitate!!! Book now!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

Very nice guest house

  • 5 of 5

Very nice accommodations, quiet, clean, great pool and spa.

We are ready to go back..

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

What a peaceful home. We very much enjoyed the balcony, pool, and hot tub. The home was very comfortable and a wonderful place to relax... and be productive. It was also close to everything we needed and more. We appreciate the hospitality of your son who made sure we had everything we needed. We didn't need a thing! We look forward to the next time. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, clean and cool.

  • 5 of 5

A very good place to stay for all that is neaby. Solvang and it's shops, the Chumash Casino, and more than a dozen wineeries in and near the Santa Ynez valley. The area is hot in the summer, but this place, a nicely landscaped cottage at the end of a private driveway, has good air conditioning and ceiling fans in the living room and bedroom. We didn't use the available spa or pool, as the reasons we like this area are the wine tasting opportunities, some great restaurants, and the casino.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quiet, clean, beautiful getaway

  • 5 of 5

This is one of our favorite places in the Santa Ynez Valley to stay. A detached guest house on a very quiet large property off of an even quieter little street in the hills. You hear birds, wind, and horses.

The house itself has great amenities - a terrific shower, good wifi, a big comfy bed and a common area that could easily accommodate a family for dinner.

It's centrally located in the valley itself, so Los Olivos, Solvang, and Santa Ynez are about 5 minutes away. If you're looking for a convenient base of operations to head out for wine tasting, or just a quiet place to hide away for a few days, this is the place!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Pet Fee $25

1-2 Guests: $200-$250 per night
3-4 Guests: $250-$300 per night
$300 per night during all Major Holidays (3 night minimum)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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