About this listing
The sunny and peaceful romantic retreat is 717 sf, fully equiped with queen size comfy bed, big living room with comfy single sleeping sofa bed, fireplace and kitchenette, private laundry room with your own w/d, steamed bathroom, big wooden patio, surounded by creek and trees.
The romantic retreat is located in exclusive, upscale, elegant Montecito, where you will experience so many outdoor activities – surfing, fishing, hiking, biking, and wine-tasting. You can also visit museums, Music Academy of the West, the Old Mission, or just simply enjoy the fabulous weather all year. It offers easy access to unparalleled restaurants and shopping in Montecito and Santa Barbara, and walking distance to the legendary Lotus land and prestigious Westmont College. Great hiking trails are nearby, and beautiful butterfly beach is just 5 minutes drive.
The gorgeous one bedroom suite, about 717 square feet in total, provides a charming, comfortable and warm getaway for the discriminating travelers escape from the bustle of the city. Nestled among oak and eucalyptus trees and adjacent to a beautiful seasonal creek, the private, secluded, and park-like retreat is very serene surrounded by big outdoor deck. Many windows facing the lovely creek bringing natural light in perfectly blends the inside out which make you feel you are in the center of nature. The retreat affords every amenity for the travelers – a comfortable queen size bed with fresh linens, spacious living area with wood-burning fireplace boasting natural forest smell, your private laundry with full size washer and dryer, a super clean bathroom equipped with steam bath for your detoxification and relaxation. It is fully appointed with a kitchenette with coffee maker, oven-toaster, full size refrigerator, and microwave. The living room is accented by large comfortable leather sofa and unique sea-turtle coffee table. The bedroom is highlighted with hard-wood sleigh bed quipped with high-end mattress, and features with shining mahogany red wood floor to enhance the cozy, warm, home-feeling atmosphere. In addition, the retreat offers all the modern amenities including flat TV with Dish Network, DVD player, and Wi-Fi.
Once you open the designated gate, you will enter our woodsy side yard, go down a couple of stairs then walk to the wooden deck to the retreat. Then you have your own entire unit to enjoy privately. Your unit will be on the bottom level of our tri-level house, there is nobody sleep on top of retreat unit.
Interaction with guests
We leave total privacy to our guests. But we are very supportive for anything you need. Since we have lived in town for over 16 years, we know the most area, please feel free to ask. We love to meet our guests on mutual convenient time.
We live in a very nice neighborhood; friendly, quiet and safe. Our guests will experience peaceful, private park like surroundings, you might meet hummingbirds in the morning, hear frog's singing in the evening.
Public transportation is 1.5 miles away to downtown Montecito, 10 minutes cab takes you to downtown major areas in Santa Barbara. 5 minutes drive to cold spring hiking trial, 5 to 10 minutes drive to Four Season Hotel(Butterfly Beach, Music Academy of West), 5 minutes walk to westmount college. One block away to Lutus Land.
Parking is included, the guest will park on our driveway.
It takes 15 to 20 minutes by driving (depends on the traffic) to the airport.
Other things to note
We offer complimentary tea bags, starbucks coffee with cream, four bottles of water, handmade organic soap. Shampoo and conditioner. Also we offer one long-lasting burning log, a cake or bottle of wine for welcoming. This is permitted unit by the county since 2013.
Absolutely no smoking inside or outside the property, we will charge $200 for extra cleaning fee if we find trace of smoking. Respect to the place, keep the noise down to minimum. You only share the house with a professional couple who stay in the top level of the house.