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Beautiful and Cozy SB Getaway- Close to Downtown & Beaches, Large Yard & Spa

36 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
1 - 4 nights


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2+ Bedrooms, detached room, 1.5 bathrooms + warm outdoor shower, Sleeps 6-8

Please note, we have a 3-night minimum for most stays on weekends unless we are filling in days between booking where only 1 or 2 nights are available.

Drink Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice Every Morning During your Stay!

This beautiful, cozy home has 2+ bedrooms and 1.5 baths along with a stand-alone detached room in the backyard. This pet friendly home boasts a beautiful manicured yard with 2 large orchard size orange trees, hot tub, outdoor shower. This California Cottage is typical Santa Barbara with white stucco and red roof tiles, beautiful oak floors and a great fireplace. The house is comfortably furnished including high quality linens and towels.

We are within walking distance to State Street and all the downtown shops (9 blocks or ~0.9 miles) and easy nearby access to the beach - only ~1 mile depending on what beach you'd like to enjoy.

The house can sleep 6 including the queen size convertible bed in the living room, but can sleep up to 8 including the a second pull out sofa in the living room and/or a detached room. One bedroom has a king size bed, the other a a queen size bed. The living room has a nice queen size convertible bed with memory foam.

The house has a large backyard lawn with a free-standing hammock for you to enjoy the gorgeous Santa Barbara days. You can eat breakfast and drink fresh squeezed orange juice from our orange trees while sitting on our redwood deck that receives perfect morning sun or have wonderful family dinners outside in the backyard. We also have a full front porch which gets great evening sun so you can sit back, enjoy a glass of wine and watch the world go by. We also have a great hot tub that you can enjoy while you sip some great local Santa Barbara wine and gaze at the moon or beautiful SB sunsets. Included also is a gas grill at your disposal. You can also enjoy a rinse after hitting the beach with our outdoor shower!

You will have never ending hot water no matter how many baths or showers you take. We also have a washer/dryer available for your use. Santa Barbara is known for having very hard water and thanks to our water softener, you will have soft water throughout your stay.

We also have a small stand-alone detached room (approx. 150 sq ft) that has a full size convertible bed that can sleep 2 as well, however, you will have to come inside the house for bathroom access from this room.

We have a full kitchen with stainless steel appliances including a citrus juicer. We also have a 40 inch flatscreen TV in the living room and a 32 inch flatscreen in one of the bedrooms and a blu-ray/DVD player with access to Netflix, Hulu, etc., (using your own sign in). We also have wireless internet available throughout the property.

We are pet-friendly to well behaved dogs. Having 2 wonderful dogs that we enjoy traveling with ourselves, we know that it is important to find a place that is nice and accomodating to dogs. We have a backyard which is fully fenced and we are within 0.5 miles of 3 off-leash open space parks including the beach, a park overlooking the ocean and one with amazing ocean and mountain views.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

The Ramakers
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
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About The Ramakers

We are long time Santa Barbara residents who absolutely love living in Santa Barbara and truly make the most of living here. Tim grew up in Santa Barbara surfing at all the great local surf spots that the Central Coast has to offer. Shruti moved here to attend UCSB and never wants to move again! Together, we enjoy spending time with our 2 beautiful kids and our wonderful friends.

We love drinking local wines, eating at our great restaurants, hiking the local mountains and spending time at the beach...what a life!

Why The Ramakers chose Santa Barbara

When we first walked into this house, we fell in love with the gorgeous backyard and the wonderful open and airy feel of this cute house. There was just something that made this home a perfect piece of Santa Barbara.

What makes this house unique

What sets our place apart is our great rates, proximity to Downtown SB and the local beaches, a hot tub, full kitchen and amazing backyard all for a much better deal than a local hotel. We are pet-friendly as well!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just wanted to send you a quick note to say how much we enjoyed our stay in your house. We loved the colors that you chose for each room and all of the textures with the stones, tiles and wood. The front yard felt straight out of Sunset magazine and I loved the deep porch. Great taste and great place.
Aug 2012
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Beautiful and Cozy SB Getaway- Close to Downtown & Beaches, Large Yard & Spa
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Perfect rental!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time in Santa Barbara! Our first impression of this great city was this amazing house. Great location, beautifully decorated, well maintained! The kids were so excited with the orange tree. We had fresh squeezed juice every morning....they are STILL talking about it! Thank you making our stay so wonderful and relaxing. Great communication prior to our arrival and even still after! Thanks for the memories!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Easy experience, wonderful and responsive host, and beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Perfect Santa Barbara House

  • 5 of 5

We loved this house. It was perfect for our wedding weekend. My husband and his family stayed here and they loved it. The backyard is massive and the jacuzzi was a nice addition. The beds wee comfortable although, the pull out bed in the living room did slope a little. Would recommend and would rent again.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable home

  • 4 of 5

We were in Santa Barbara for my brother's wedding. With 3 young children and 3 adults, the property gave room for all. Having a fenced in backyard gave the children a place to run off their energy. The location was very good for us since it was close to my brother's house. It was a little too far to walk to State Street with 3 kids, so drove downtown. But that was not a problem since parking is fairly easy in Santa Barbara. At my brother's recommendation we took the kids to the park at Micheltorena and Santa Barbara Streets where there is a huge climbing structure built like a castle. The kids loved it. We would stay again if we are all traveling together and need the space.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a girls weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This house is located 10 minutes from downtown and the beach and is walking distance to a grocery store. There was plenty of room for everyone to sleep. I would certainly recommend this home to anyone looking for a coastal escape.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nice Location and backyard for Graduation celebration!

  • 4 of 5

The description of this listing fit it well. It was clean and close to all attractions Santa Barbara and nearby area has to offer. We had 8 people that was a little snug, but we made it work.

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Santa Barbara Municipal Golf Course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Santa Barbara Train Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 101
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Hendry's Beach

Great, quiet residential neighborhood with plenty of parking at the same time being very close downtown, shopping, beaches and all the attractions SB has to offer.

Other Activities: Shopping, Boating, Basketball Courts nearby, Kayaking, Health/Beauty Spa, Wildlife Viewing,Horseshoes


Rates & Availability

West Side House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall/Winter 2016
Oct 4 2016 - Nov 21 2016
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgving 2016
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 12 2017 - May 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend 2017
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
Summer Season
May 30 2017 - Sep 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Standard Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

We have a 3-night minimum on most stays unless we have shorter openings between bookings. Please feel free to inquire if you are unsure as to when the 3-night minimums apply.

Please let us know if your stay includes a dog.

We prefer no more than 6 occupants but may consider 8 at additional charge.

Higher Holiday Rates apply such as SB Film Festival, Spring Break, Memorial Day, Labor Day, UCSB Graduation Weekend, 4th of July, Fiesta/Old Spanish Days, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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West Side House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Alarm Clock
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Full 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Bathtub/shower
    Outdoor Shower - outdoor shower
    Half 1 - toilet , Pedestal Sink
  • Master bath has a granite vanity top with beautiful travertine floor and shower accents.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Pillowtop Cal King Mattress with memory foam topper
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , memory foam topper
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , memory foam topper
    Living Room - 1 queen , 1 double , 2 fold out couches in living room
  • Detached room has a full size convertible bed. The living room also has 2 convertible sofa beds.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We also have an portable iPod dock with speakers for use indoors or out. Pet Friendly: We are a half a mile from 3 off-leash dog parks including Hendry's beach, which is the closest beach access to our house. The backyard is fully fenced and we are happy to have well behaved dogs stay at our house. Wine tasting and tours, surf lessons, off-leash dog parks. Minimum Age Limit for Renters: Minimum Age is 25 years of age. Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer. House also has a great outdoor shower

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