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Speaks: english, spanish, Afrikaans and a little German

Santa Barbara, Carpinteria Beach Charming House

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


Carpinteria House Rental Photos and Description

1550 sq ft. 9 yr.old House, 2 Bedrooms + Office/study, 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Beautiful, 13 year-old, craftsman-style home with front and side porch with off street parking, set in the heart of Carpinteria just steps away from the ocean - the salt marsh - the seal rookery and set with a backdrop of the majestic mountains. 4 walking minutes from beach.

Take your coffee or your cocktail and experience the wonderful sunsets and sunrises just minutes away from house at the acclaimed 'worlds safest beach' - also minutes from quaint coffee and antique shops - great hiking biking paths start seconds away! Steps away from a micro breweries with exotic ocean views. State beach parks minutes away. Watch the whales and dolphins from the beach or go out on boats to tour the Islands. Winery tours, hang gliding,and many beautiful golf courses abundant just 30 minutes away! practice golf range 2 mins away. Two for tennis? courts and pool 3 minutes away.

Just 10 minutes (11 miles) from the famous destination City of Santa Barbara with all the glitz and glamour and culture that it has to offer. Carpinteria has many casual and also very upmarket restaurants to offer the holiday maker. 1550 sq.ft. 2 BEDROOMS (MASTER 20X16 with sitting area and sep.entrance )- 2nd has ensuite bathroom - A LARGE STUDY/EXTRA BEDROOM with basin/toilet en suite. 2 1/2 BATHROOMS - the STUDY HAS A DOUBLE BED FUTON & basin/toilet en suite . Total 3 toilets 3 washbasins 2 showers & 1 bath! Large front porch and smaller side porch.




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  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english, spanish, Afrikaans and a little German


Hi - I am a Realtor (23 yrs) ex Remax & Sotheby's in the area coming from the Pharmaceutical Industry being Asst. Manager for the Caribbean Region for Ciba Geigy and then Smithkline Beecham (pharma). Have lived in Carpinteria (for 22yrs) and just love it and highly recommend it to all. I play tennis golf hike mountains (highest peak 19,350ft - Kilimanjaro & have an intense knowledge of the area while also being a world traveler. Just got back from the El Camino (5 weeks hiking in France & Spain). I can speak Spanish well & Afrikaans and look forward to meeting you when you arrive.

STELLA ANDERSON purchased this house in 2002

Why STELLA ANDERSON chose Santa Barbara County

This is just a great family house in town yet it is so close the the bright lights of Santa Barbara (11ml) and of course Los Angeles (80 mile)

Santa Barbara is a world class destination resort with Ocean and Mountains and a superb cultural center with highly rated Film Festivals as well

What makes this house unique

Ocean & Mountians - cultural and sporting events - Film Festivals - University/study ops -

Wonderful weather all year round.

The house has a serenity and a full size iron zebra to welcome you - a large well maintained private garden - lots of off street parking - while offering all the central amenities of Carpinteria.


based on 16 traveler reviews

Santa Barbara, Carpinteria Beach Charming House
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Palo Alto

Gorgeous house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This house is truly perfect in every aspect. My family and I were so comfortable during our stay. It was thoroughly cleaned and stocked with everything you might need for your stay including towels, linens, dishes, games, movies, wifi, etc. It is centrally located and a short walk to downtown or the beach. The house is beautifully decorated and the neighborhood is very quiet and safe. I highly recommend staying here - and we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Oakland, CA

Great location and very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We really loved staying here. We were in town for a UCSB graduation and our extended family was envious to see where we were staying!

Stella made us feel very welcome!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Real Bargain in Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Spent Christmas week with extended family and had a wonderful stay. Because the RR tracks are between the beach and most of the town, Capinteria has retained a small town atmosphere; not a T-shirt shop anywhere on the main drag or any where else that I noticed. The block walk to cross the tracks to the beach was well worth it. You can walk the few blocks to good restaurants and about anything else on the main street. It's nice to spend a week with little need for a car. We are so glad we didn't stay in Santa Barbara which is only 12 minutes away if the urge strikes, but in the winter, anyway, Carpinteria is way more relaxing. The house is very nice with a large master bedroom and at a bargain price.

  • Submitted: Feb 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hereford, AZ

Excellent Place

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay. Close to everything. Beautiful clean house, very private. House has everything you need, just like home. Train near by did not bother us at all, does not run often. Looking forward to staying there again. Wonderful find, recommended to everyone, you will not be sorry. Also, Stella was great.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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new york


  • 5 of 5

great location close to everything we needed downtown. Short drive to Santa Barbara and all that they have to offer.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fabulous House Wonderful Town

  • 5 of 5

WOW! What a fabulous find...the amazing house but the town as well! The house was beautifully decorated and I honestly do not think a five star hotel could compete with the master bedroom. I love the cathedral like ceilings,

tons of skylights and beautiful kitchen to work in. The lovely sunny weather allowed us to have breakfasts on the

private porch and the birds singing was everywhere. Our two teenage daughters enjoyed having their own tv in their own private bedroom as my husband and I did as well. The beach was only a five to ten minute walk away, we were thrilled to discover how lovely the sand was and the back drop of the hills behind made the beach very pretty. The town of Carpenteria was a great laid back family friendly community with small main street family run shops...we loved the varieties of restaurants but the grocery store right in town was useful too!

all within a four block walk....pretty special! We went whale watching in Ventura affordable and very informative! Highly recommend it! I am so missing the tropical flowers of Stella's fabulous garden they are amazing and added so much to her homes tranquility. We will definitely be returning I am missing it already!

Stella provided many helpful pamphlets and lots of information on activities as well as boogie boards, beach chairs, unbrellas..thanks Stella!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Barpub
750 Metres
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Train
1000 Metres
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
700 Metres
Car: not necessary

Steps from the Beach, micro brewery with music, restaurants/coffee shops, N/South train station . Beautiful Orchid and speciality gardens and growers, Salt Marsh birding and hiking, Seal rookery, dolphin viewing from the beach, 5 mile cliff walk, mountain biking trails all from the front door. Numerous beautiful golf courses and practice area in the neighborhood. Rotary, Lions and many other service clubs meet here.


Rates & Availability

Carpinteria House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 14 2016 - Sep 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2016 - Dec 19 2016
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

So sorry ... No pets allowed because of allergies.
FYI : it is in a peaceful quiet area (except for the train going by occasionally) therefore it is not a 'party house' There is an additional $10.00 per adult per night - over 4 adults.

There is a $350.00 booking deposit (returned when cancelled more than 30 days out)to secure the booking with the balance to be paid by check or cash at the time of arrival. 805 570 8529
Address for the deposit is P.O. BOX 1532 SUMMERLAND CA 93067
Unfortunately no credit/debit accepted. There is a 12% City of Carpinteria Bed Tax (T.O.T)for bookings under 30 days

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Carpinteria House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1565 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Large tiled master ensuite with double sinks and mirrors
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Toilet and sink en suite to the study
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , en suite t/basin/shower. Skylight
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , large bedroom 20 x 16 -bathroom en suite - separate entranc
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd bedroom has ensuite bathroom and a skylight
  • 2 bedrooms plus a study with en suites - 1 queen bed in each bedroom and a double futon in the third sleeping room which is a large study with a basin and toilet en suite and a skylight. There is an extra sleeping couch in large master (20ft x 16ft) . The master has a walk-in in closet and private door to the side porch There is high density foam single mattress available.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • 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
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
It is a light bright craftsman set in a private beautiful peacefull English garden yet really close to all the amenities of Carpinteria - restarants, coffee shops, swimming pool, tennis courts, biking, hiking, horseriding, surfing,canoeing, kyaking

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