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Best LOS OLIVOS location - Gorgeous 2-Story Cottage-walk to everything!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Our beautiful cottage is just a short 10 minute walk to the center of Los Olivos on our private 5 acre ranch. Drive through the gates, past the corrals, up the tree lined drive and enter our renovated cottage.

Enter into the living area with thick log walls original to cottage. You'll find hardwood floors and a wood burning fireplace that opens onto a dining area with a huge bay window. There's a complete kitchen with dark granite counters and marble floors, and a laundry/pantry room with your own washer & dryer. Tucked near the stairs is a fully equipped, removated bathroom with a big, tiled shower and large fluffy towels. Off the dining area, there's a cozy bedroom with a queen size bed and views of the garden.

Wander up the staircase and you will discover the perfect master-suite. Light the fireplace and sink into the queen size bed with down comforter for a fabulous night's sleep. Just steps away is the bathroom complete with a Jacuzzi tub framed by Carrara marble.

In the morning you can enjoy coffee on the front porch. In the afternoon, relax with a glass of wine, take a nap on the big porch swing, or hang out on the expansive private lawn.

Adjoining the porch is a deck with a wrought-iron table and BBQ. Off in the yard there is a picnic table under bistro lights if you prefer to dine al fresco. For entertainment, the cottage has a 32 inch flatscreen TV in the living room with a Roku box that has Netflix, Amazon and HBO, among other streaming services (no live tv/cable). There's also a DVD Player, sound system, and complimentary WiFi.

Cyclists are welcome! Los Olivos is a haven for cyclists. You can stash your bikes in our bike garage and if you need tools or air, we can help. We have many bikes available for your use. You can ride into town or get out and explore the valley. Bikes are included in your stay.

The cottage is short 1/2 mile from the town of Los Olivos. It is situated up on a hill surrounded by lawns, huge mature trees, and an occasional inquisitive horse in the nearby pastures. You won't see any neighbors or streetlights here. Close enough to pop into town but totally secluded for your privacy. SLEEPS 4 MAX. Basket of local information, winery tasting cards, etc, is located in the living area to help you plan and fill your days!

BIRDERS welcome! We've been over 50 types of birds have been spotted on the property.

*A signed rental agreement will be required to complete your booking - your reservation is not final without it.

More Details

Owner
John
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About John

We are former Los Angeles/New York transplants who abandoned city life for the tranquil surroundings of Los Olivos.

Why John chose Santa Barbara County

The tasting rooms, galleries, and restaurants of our quaint town are only a 10 minute walk or 5 min. bike ride. There's biking, horseback riding, golf, tennis, theatre, movies, shopping, festivals, farmer's markets and more. Santa Barbara, “the American Riviera,' is a short 30 minute drive south. Beautiful beaches are even closer, and never crowded. And our Los Olivos cottage is located right in the middle of it all!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are retired and travel a lot. Our stays are usually in condos or cottages since they provide more room, comfort and flexibility. The Los Olivos cottage ranks at the top of our list because it is very comfortable, well appointed and the setting is beautiful. All of the furnishing are tasteful and comfortable. The kitchen is fully equipped and stocked with the essentials. If you enjoy good restaurants, long walks, bicycling and, of course, great wine, this area is terrific. The owners, John and Karen are great folks and were extremely accommodating during our stay. We can't wait to go back!
Feb 2013
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Amenities

Los Olivos Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:30
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Not suitable for children under 10 yrs due to certain safety hazards
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main floor
  • All beds have down comforters with duvet covers All bedrooms have ceiling fans
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Best LOS OLIVOS location - Gorgeous 2-Story Cottage-walk to everything!
average rating of 4.972973 based on 77 reviews
Huntington Beach, CA
5

Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is lovely and Karen and John are wonderful hosts. You will leave feeling rested and restored.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We loved the entire property inside and out! This is a great escape for wine country - either to enjoy the wineries or explore other activities in the Santa Ynez Valley. We had a great time biking to Los Olivos and enjoying the beautiful surroundings. The cottage is clean, comfortable, and well-stocked with everything you need for a wonderful stay. We were able to cook dinner and breakfast with the dishes and cookware on site. I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Portland, OR
5

Comfortable cottage in a peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I met friends for a weekend of wine tasting in the Los Olivos area and this cottage was perfect for the four of us. We enjoyed breakfast at the picnic table in the yard and happy hour at the patio table on the porch. Two of us even took advantage of the swing hanging from the oak!

There were plenty of spaces for us to gather as a group or have our privacy if we wanted it. The beds were comfortable and everything was spotless when we arrived.

John and Karen's suggestions for places to eat were helpful too. My husband and I had a lovely bike ride to town on Saturday morning where we loaded up on pastries at a bakery farm stand that's only open for a few hours. Easy, tasty breakfast for two days!

The home was so quiet, yet we were as close as could be to great wine tasting and more. We'll definitely be back if our travels take us that way again.

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

Very Cozy, very clean hideaway

  • 5 of 5

John and karen are great people, there house is cozy, very clean and perfect for a getaway. They are very accomidating, can't think of a better place to stay

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

Peaceful, quaint charming house on beautiful grounds.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our long weekend away in Los Olivos last weekend. The house had everything we needed and is beautifully decorated. Both bathrooms and the kitchen are modern and very clean. The outdoor areas were perfect for sitting outside in the mornings and also in the evenings before dinner. We highly recommend this house rental as it is very peaceful. The owners are super nice and were available if anything was needed.

  • Submitted: May 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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What a find!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Los Olivos. John and Karen were friendly and very helpful. It was so nice to be walking distance to town. The fireplaces were very welcome on the chilly nights. I know for a fact that we will return

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Barpub
0.05 Miles
Los Olivos
Nearest Restaurant
0.05 Miles
Los Olivos

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Rates & Availability

Los Olivos Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$385
 
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$385
 
 
Christmas-New Years Holiday
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
4 night minimum stay
$385
 
 
Winter
Jan 3 2018 - Feb 8 2018
2 night minimum stay
$265
From
$365
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Easter Weekend
Mar 30 2018 - Apr 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$385
 
 
Marathon/Mother's Day
May 10 2018 - May 13 2018
3 night minimum stay
$385
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
May 25 2018 - May 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$385
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$285
From
$385
Fri,Sat,Sun
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $135
Tax Rate 12.0%

**A signed RENTAL AGREEMENT is required to complete your booking. Your reservation is is not final without it.**

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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