KitchenLiving room and Dining room table

Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

4 Beds

Entire home/apt

6 Guests

3 Bedrooms

4 Beds

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About this listing

Family friendly home minutes to Butterfly Beach. Walk to Lower Village for cafes, restaurants, shopping, groceries. Enjoy fresh eggs from our chickens. Great yard for kids, soccer, or bocce. Easy access to Upper Village, hiking, local beaches, etc.

The space
Bathrooms: 2.5
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 4
Check In: Anytime after 4PM
Check Out: 10AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Lockbox


Cleaning Fee: $250
Security Deposit: $800
Weekly Discount: 15%
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The space

Family friendly 3 bedroom home minutes to Butterfly Beach. Walk to Lower Village for cafes, restaurants, galleries, groceries. Enjoy fresh eggs from our chickens. Great yard for kids, soccer or bocce. Easy access to Upper Village, too!

Ours is a three bedroom, 2.5 bath, single story home. The master has a double bed and in suite bathroom while the other two rooms share a Jack and Jill bathroom with tub. The second room has a double bed and the third room has a twin bunk bed set.

The house works best for maximum of 4 adults and a couple of kids.

We love our yard and find it tranquil and restorative. It's also great for entertaining with our huge patio table as well as our dining room table which seats 10.

We have an outdoor shower in the back yard which is the perfect end to a day at the beach.

We love living here and hope you will find it as enjoyable as we do. It is our intention to help you create some special memories while staying in our paradise by the sea!

Guest access

Guests will have Access to all areas of the home. This includes kitchen, yards, gardens, eggs from our chickens, laundry facilities, garage, etc. Guests can use our bikes, boogie boards, surf board, beach chairs, umbrella, etc. Guests will have access to the key from a lock box with their own unique code.

Interaction with guests

Feel free to email or call with questions, but know that we are early risers so early to bed. Please no calls or texts after 8pm PST. Niklas speaks fluent Swedish and Norwegian.

The neighborhood

Walk, bike, or drive to local beaches as well as great hiking trails. Montecito is it's own special place within beautiful Santa Barbara County. We have great restaurants, cafes, shopping, and natural beauty with our pristine beaches and beautiful mountains. We absolutely LOVE living here and are more than happy to help you with your vacation planning if you'd like. There's just so much to see and do and we hope you will create many wonderful memories during your time here!

Getting around

Easy freeway access off the 101. A scenic, beachfront bike route from Montecito to Santa Barbara. Finally, bus #14 stops right outside our home which takes you to and from downtown Santa Barbara or bus #20 drops and leaves from the Lower Village just down the street.

Other things to note

We do live on one of the main roads heading from the Lower to the Upper Village so expect to hear some traffic during the day from the front of the house. We typically live in the back so it's not an issue for us, but still wanted to note it.

House Rules
Check in is anytime after 4PM

We are a European household so we typically do not wear shoes in the house.
This is a non-smoking residence.
No pets or parties please.
Please let us know exactly how many people will be residing here. Additional guests require an extra fee due to our tiered water system. Also, please let us know how many cars will be parked in the driveway. Our neighbors are pretty protective and we've had some surprises we'd like to avoid in the future.
Finally, please no loud parties.

Check in time 4pm
Check out time 11am

We live here and so we'd just ask that you are respectful of our home.



Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.

Safety features
Carbon monoxide detector
Smoke detector

2 nights minimum stay

Exact location information is provided after a booking is confirmed.

26 Reviews

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Ursula User Profile
March 2017
Susan and Niklas are ideal hosts. Generous and kind. A text or a phone call away if you need help figuring something out. Beautiful home and property. As our 4 year old daughter said, "This house is more amazing in real life than in the pictures."

Courtney User Profile
February 2017
This home is in a quaint location right near downtown Montecito. It's a perfect home for a getaway in Santa Barbara. The living room and bedrooms were comfortable and spacious for a group. The backyard is beautiful and has a large table and lounge chairs.

Tal User Profile
February 2017
Susan and Niklas were extremely responsive and provided excellent tips and suggestions for things to do in the area. As well, we were well informed about the house and how things operated. The house is super nice with great furnishings and comfortable beds. The location is great with easy access to the highway and walking distance to some great shopping and dining. We had a great stay and would gladly return.

Liz User Profile
December 2016
We were very pleased with our stay. The house accommodated our party perfectly and it was lovely to have such nice outdoor space! The hosts were exceptionally helpful and well organized to ensure our trip was a success.

Nina User Profile
November 2016
Thank you so much to Susan and Niklas for being such wonderful hosts! I feel lucky that we were able to stay in their beautiful home, just steps away from the village - Coast Village Road - of Montecito. The house is very comfortable, stylish and spotless, with a stocked kitchen and idyllic backyard. A quick and easy walk to the beach as well. Susan was always accessible and was so helpful with information about the town, including a new French bakery that we loved, and great information on running trails (perfect for me). The adorable chickens are a plus - I really enjoyed letting them out into their hutch and saying hi to them before heading into town. And we so appreciated how accommodating Susan and Niklas were with our check-in and check-out times, as we arrived in Montecito early on our arrival day, and had a bit of extra time before heading home on departure day. All in all, a wonderful experience, and I would stay here again in a heartbeat - with hopefully more time to take advantage of all the terrific amenities of the house!

Adam User Profile
November 2016
Niklas and Susan went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful. The house is incredibly well located, easy walk to Monetcito town and the beach and could not have been more peaceful. We had a fantastic time.

Channing User Profile
February 2016
We can't say enough about our wonderful stay at Niklas and Susan's amazing home. Our experience was terrific right from the initial booking. Susan reached out right away and sent a link to a welcome document that outlined everything we'd need to know about our stay. And once we arrived we were thrilled! The home is warm and welcoming and extremely well appointed. We had everything we needed for a fantastic holiday. The few questions we had on arrival were answered immediately by Susan via text. We truly lucked out given that the weather was was terrific that weekend in Montecito - we were able to take full advantage of their lovely backyard, from coffee in the morning (along with fresh scrambled eggs from their chickens!) to grilling out in the evening. Their home is outfitted with a Sonos sound system which we loved as it was great to stream music while cooking and hanging out. The home is a short (10m) walk to Butterfly Beach, which was perfect as our young daughter loves playing in the waves, and it was easy to get her home once she was all tuckered out. We also enjoyed walking into town for breakfast and a bit of shopping. It was a lovely family friendly weekend away, and we can't wait to return to this gorgeous home.

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