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Private, Gated FarmHouse Guest Suite Conveniently Located in The Heart of SYV

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type apartment


About the property

Comfortable 2 bedroom, 1.5 Bath Guest Suite w/Mountain Views on Gated Property,

The FarmHouse Guest Suite is located in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley, with only a 5-7 min. drive to Los Olivos, Santa Ynez, and the Danish town of Solvang. The Guest Suite is an upstairs unit approx. 600sq. ft. situated over a 3 car garage with a separate & private entrance. The Guest Suite is attached to main house via an enclosed breezeway, which allows for your privacy as well as ours. The Guest Suite is not recommended for individuals with difficulty using stairs. Children with no curiosity for stairs are welcomed (we want everyone to be safe and worry-free.) Guest Suite is a large open floor plan w/2 bedrooms (a comfortable King, & 2 twin beds w/quality bedding - please inquire/ask for accommodation for more than 4 guests), a bathroom w/shower in tub & quality bath towels. Please note: The bedrooms and kitchenette are partitioned off the living area by 10' walls & doors and all share the same open beamed ceiling. The living area offers comfortable theater seating for 4, a 50" HD TV w/DirectTV, dining area for 4, Wifi, an Air Hockey Table, and large windows to enjoy the views & horses in the pasture. There is a kitchenette w/microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker & mugs, 4.3cu ft refrigerator w/freezer, utensils, plates, drink & wine glasses. The powder room is located at base of stairs right side of the entrance. Parking is outside next to the entrance of the Guest Suite. You will be provided with gate code so you are free to come and go as you please.

~This is a NON-SMOKING property due to the fire hazards in a drought area.

~We do not allow pets because of carpeting throughout the guest house.

~We require renter to be minimum of 25 yr's old & must submit photo/scan of a valid Driver's License and/or passport prior to booking.

~Horses are for viewing only. Please do not enter the pasture or horse stalls.

~Check in is at 2:00 or anytime after and check out is at 11:00

~Weekends are 2 night minimum. Please inquire for the weekly & monthly discount. We do offer midweek single night rental, if available.

We do require REFUNDABLE $150 security deposit.

A 50% deposit is required at time of booking and balance is due 1 week prior to check in. Cancellation Policy: 100% 30 days prior to arrival, 50% anytime after 30 days and if re-booked 100%

Basic toiletries, water, tea & coffee are provided for your stay.

We look forward to having you as our guest and will make sure you enjoy your privacy. We are just a phone call/text away for any questions or needs you may have.

More Details

Janet Wilczak
Member since: 2016
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2018

About Janet Wilczak

We are a very active family with 3 boys (22 -away at college, 14 and 8 yrs old.) We have 3 Quarter horses, 1 Shetland pony and a 12 year old Akita who is exceptionally sweet. We have lived in the Santa Ynez Valley for 10 years and love living in the country. After we renovated our first home in the Valley it became a VRBO rental. We enjoyed hosting large groups for 3 years before selling the Ranch. We are now working on our second renovation and converted what was previously an office work place to a comfy guest suite. We host family & friends quite frequently and they all enjoy the guest suite. We are very grateful that our last VRBO rental was extremely successful, had amazing reviews and always 5 stars! We look forward to having you as our guest and will make sure your stay is welcoming and comfortable.

Janet Wilczak purchased this apartment in 2015

Why Janet Wilczak chose Santa Ynez

My family and I moved to the Santa Ynez Valley from Santa Barbara 10 years ago. We love the exquisite weather, scenery, and rural setting that reminds us of Tuscany. We love the rural feeling with the convenience of a 30 minute drive to Santa Barbara and only a 90 minute drive to Los Angeles.


Santa Ynez Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Toilet, sink, shower in tub, basic toiletries provided
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Toilet & Sink, basic toiletries provided
  • Bathroom has shower in tub, sink & toilet. Quality bath towels & basic toiletries are provided. Powder room has sink, toilet & basic toiletries.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Comfortable Bed w/Quality Linens, Large window to enjoy view
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Comfortable Beds w/Quality Linens
  • 1 Cal King Bed, 2 Twin Beds (please note: bedrooms are partitioned w/10' walls & have a door but the bedrooms do not have individual ceilings & they share the same high beamed ceiling - as shown in the photos) Bathrooms do have individual ceilings.
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Private, Gated FarmHouse Guest Suite Conveniently Located in The Heart of SYV
average rating of 4.810811 based on 37 reviews

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Janet has made a perfectly comfortable space for her guests! Spacious, inviting, and perfectly appointed. Will keep this spot in my favorites for our next visit to the area.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us. I look forward to hosting you during your next trip to the Santa Ynez Valley.
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Redwood City, CA

Amazingly peaceful & quiet Santa Inez retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We recently spent two nights at this "Farm House Guest Suite" in Santa Inez in order to attend a family reunion in Buellton. I was so happy to pick this venue as opposed to the others choosing motel/hotel/RV Park lodging in Buellton. Just outside Santa Inez and a short drive through Solvang, the activities in Buellton were only 15 minutes away! Can't remember a better night's sleep in months. Peace & Quiet coupled with beautiful views and vistas of the countryside was well worth the short drive at nearly the same price. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles, CA

Beautiful Escape in Santa Ynez

  • 5 of 5

Spacious, clean, comfy, private and overall easy check-in and check-out process. So much nicer to stay in a private residence versus a hotel. We loved it and can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Del Mar

Clean and almost perfect.

  • 4 of 5

The location was great for wine tasting and the place was really clean. The only things that were not that great was that the kitchen area had no sink or stove. The second disappointment was that when I inquired about it, there was no response. We wouldn't have changed our plans at such a late date, but we wouldn't have brought food to prepare, either. Otherwise, it was a very nice stay and we would consider returning. One note to the owner is that a couch would be much more comfortable than four theater chairs in the main and only sitting area. It is always have a cozy spot to gather!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. I apologize that I did not receive your inquiry asking if there was a stove in the kitchenette. I do make it a point to respond to all communication from guests and I don’t know how that email was not delivered. I did double check my listing to make sure information regarding amenities is accurate and it is clearly stated there is no stove or sink but a toaster oven, electric griddle, microwave, coffee maker, and small refrigerator is provided. It can be an inconvenience not having a stove to cook meals but most guests choose to dine out at one of the many fine restaurants in the area. We have considered replacing the recliner chairs with a sofa but many guests comment on how they enjoy them. We would love to have you back as a guest.
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Great surprise

  • 5 of 5

This was our last stay and we were tired. Entering we didn't expect much but this guest house was beautifully appointed and set on a working ranch. The rooms were airy and very clean. The beds were wonderful. The grand kids even got to feed the houses the next morning. Delightful!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. You and the grandkids were wonderful guests!
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Very Nice

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, clean, well appointed.

We really enjoyed our stay.

Thank you

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Maverick Saloon
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
River Course at Alisal
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
HWY 154
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Ballard Inn, LO Cafe, Sides, Red Barn, Grappolo
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Santa Barbara
Car: recommended

We are located in the heart of the Santa Ynez Valley surrounded by gentleman farms, horse ranches, vineyards & wineries. Downtown Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, & Solvang are a quick 5-7 minute drive. Getting around the valley is best by car, personal driver, Uber, wine tour van, and of course, cycling is an option for those seeking some exercise. There are several fantastic wineries within a mile or two of our front gate: Roblar, Beckman, Bridlewood & Lincourt to name a few. Los Olivos boasts 35+ tasting rooms, Solvang has 15+, and the small township of Santa Ynez offer a few as well. There are several excellent restaurants to enjoy, boutique shopping, relaxing spas, Casino, & a host of several other activities to choose from. Cachuma Lake is about a 15 min drive, and Santa Barbara is about a 30 min drive from our location. We are happy to provide you with any information you request and of course recommendations for dining at our favorite restaurants.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable Damage Deposit $150

Additional charge of $59 for Property Protection Insurance Policy or OPTION to pay $150 refundable deposit at time of final payment and ELIMINATE the $59 Insurance Policy. $150 Deposit will be REFUNDED within 5 business days after property is inspected and no damage was incurred and no items are missing.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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