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Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

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A Place To RE-Balance and RE-Rejuvenate

Are you ready to Re-balance? Find your center again? Enjoy the California Riviera? Drink in the beautiful rose colored Santa Barbara mountains out your windows? Relax by the fountain in your private courtyard on our 1 1/2 acres of solitude?

We have created a space of harmony and beauty for you to rejuvenate in.

You are welcome to bring your children. Bring your pet. Bring your best friend. Or come with just that someone special. However.........we know that some of the best retreats are when you come ALONE!

Relax in our King sized bed with luxury linens in the downstairs bedroom.

The Sleeping Loft has the world's most comfortable Queen bed located up in a space with large windows on one side. Like sleeping in a luxury tree house. This space is great for kids or adventurous adults!

Cook in a fully equipped kitchen, including a dishwasher. (We personally love the dishwasher.............hand wash if you like, but the dishwasher was put there for your service. Who wants to deal with dishes on retreat)? There is also a full size washer and dryer in the Cottage for your convenience.


We have provided a writing desk in a cozy corner with a view of the mountains, a flat screen television, cozy soft couches, brand new glass tiled bathroom, private grass courtyard that is sunny all afternoon, huge french doors that look out onto a gurgling fountain, all done in a manner to soothe your senses and bathe you in serenity.

Come here to RELAX!

Have an onsite massage by one of the finest massage therapists in Santa Barbara (San Ysidro Ranch utilizes her services)! Or choose to have your massage outside in the courtyard!

We will stock your fridge with organic ingredients if your desire. If you don't feel like cooking, let us offer organic food served to your door by some of the best chefs around. Vegan? No problem. Want steak? We know where to get that. Craving Indian? One of our best friends is a renown Ayurvedic personal chef in town.

You can come for a HEALTH RETREAT and sign up for one of our health tracks that can include: a nutrition consult, juicing, supplement makeover, exercise recommendations and health analyses. All done by a licensed and experienced Nurse Practitioner.

We know that whatever type of retreat that you choose, you will find StillPoint Sanctuary a place you will long to come back to. We are looking forward to your visit.

More Details

Jill Dozier
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

About Jill Dozier

I grew up in Santa Barbara and in the process fell in love with the beautiful foothills. The weather is the best here! We love it here on our 1.3 acres and enjoy planting, picking blackberries, enjoying the views and the solitude. I am a Nurse Practitioner and a Midwife and have been practicing for many years here. I am passionate about heath and living a balanced life. My passion is educating others so that they can find their best health and balance as well. I am a mother and an avid skier, pilot, hiker and adventurer. I want others to come and enjoy life here at the Sanctuary and take away a sense of being grounded and rejuvenated. We're here to help you make it happen!


Montecito Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 is a sleeping loft - 1 queen , Comfortable Queen bed in the Sleeping Loft
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , King bed in the downstairs bedroom
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 2 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

Private, Natural Oasis in Montecito Hills

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed almost a week at this property and it was just perfect for us. We had some reservations about staying in the guest house of a larger home (we like privacy!), but we found we had all the privacy we needed because of the way they have constructed it. We ran into Jill, the owner, one time and had a quick introduction and chat and that was the last we came into contact. As for the unit, tall french doors lead to a small, landscaped stone courtyard with a wonderfully soothing water feature. We left at least one door open quite often as we enjoyed the sound and the frequent hummingbirds. Kitchen is new, with soft closing doors, quartz counters and a great gas range. View of the mountain range from the under mounted sink. Nice full size washer and dryer helped with beach towels, etc. Very comfortable sheets and linens on the king size bed, and I found the upstairs queen bed (in the loft) very cozy to read or nap. Two portable a/c units keep things cool, but we found we only used them in the afternoon heat. One of the best beaches in Santa Barbara is less than 10 minutes down the hill, along with great food and shopping. Just far enough to be away and just close enough to access everything!! Overall, despite a small amount of wear and tear ( a bit of wear to bathroom vanity, small tear to loft carpet, a touch up of paint in a few spots in the loft) we would stay here again in a heartbeat. It was an excellent choice in our price range and felt we sacrificed nothing in lieu of the expense of a fancy hotel. Thank you, Jill, for providing an upscale, affordable vacation option!!

NOTES: the weather was quite mild (78 for a high) during our visit, you may need to run the a/c more frequently if you are visiting during a heat wave. If you like to take baths, bring a flat, plastic disc as a stopper as the mechanism for the tub is non functioning. If you like to do yoga or stretch, the laminate floors are pretty hard so bring a yoga mat.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good location but a bit pricey

  • 3 of 5

The apartment was clean & well kept. The loft has a full size bed but the ceiling is very low and there's no space except for the bed. If you're traveling with small children, it will work fine. The driveway was challenging as you have to reverse a ways to get back onto the road. Great views but a bit pricey for what you get.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very clean and private!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was perfect for our stay and was exactly as described. We look forward to staying here again. Thanks!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was everything we had hoped it would be and more. Perfect for our Thanksgiving get away. Kids loved the loft and it was so much roomier than staying in a cramped hotel. Bed was extremely comfortable and loved how it was very simply decorated but had everything we needed for our short two day stay. Definitely hope to return to this lovely sanctuary soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Gorgeous Cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We were looking for a romantic and relaxing getaway to prepare us for our wedding day. Still point sanctuary delivered exactly what we wanted. We felt inspired by the beautiful views the pleasant silence of the night and all the comforts we were looking for. I could keep writing on and on. The cottage is very clean and well equipt what you see in the photos is what you get truely perfection. Jill was so gracious and accommodating to all our requests. If you looking for a perfect romantic getaway, then you are at the right place.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for us!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Stillpoint Sanctuary. Perfect location so close to Westmont College. August has been rather warm these past two years and so it never gets to a cool temperature inside but it is certainly pleasant with the fans and air cooler. Beds are comfy and the little side garden/fountain area is so relaxing! Kitchen has great appliances and everything you need to stay in and cook if you get tired of the fabulous restaurants of Montecito and SB. Nice to get to meet Jill in person! Overall the perfect place for our big move into college days. Feels safe. Thank you for making us feel so welcome.

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Barbara is a place to be outside!

The beaches are great. We mountain bike, hike, walk, beachcomb, watch the wild parrots on our property, surf, swim and sail.

The wineries are beautiful and serve some of the best wine in the world! Take in the food from some of the best chefs around and you will be in heaven.

Want theatre and live music? We several live venues both indoor and outside to take in the culture.

We have a variety of museums to see. The shopping is great, everything from haute couture to local artists.

Visit the farmer's markets happening every day of the week and bring home dinner.

You will not run out of activities to see and do here.


Rates & Availability

Montecito Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
UCSB Graduation
Jun 15 2017 - Jun 19 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $95
Refundable damage deposit $150
Pet Fee $45
Tax Rate 10.03%

City Bed Tax is 10% for stays less than 30 days
There is a Tourism Tax of $4 applies to each night's stay
One time cleaning fee is $95

Bring Fido......$35.
Additional pets free!!
Pet deposit may be required.

Security deposit = $150 minimum
Please contact us for monthly rates.

We are happy to provide cleaning during your stay for a nominal fee.

We can provide private massage, nutrition consults, delivered meals or a stocked organic fridge!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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