About this listing
Our rooms are beautifully decorated with art and textiles from around the world and makes for a very comfortable and romantic get- away for two.
Located in a canyon at the base of Santa Barbara foothills with lots of greenery and wildlife around.
We are a professional couple offering a private furnished master bedroom with in suite full bathroom. All utilities and wireless Internet are included and there is laundry on site. We are located to the west of the City of Santa Barbara, easy access to the Back Country( Santa Ynez Valley, 20Min), Downtown and the Stearn's Wharf ( 15 Min), UCSB ( 8 min.) and the Gaviota Coast.
This is a really nice neighborhood located in a canyon at the base of the foothills of Santa Barbara with lots of greenery and wildlife around. The back garden has a sundeck and a patio with picnic table where you can enjoy the tranquility and sun.
The house is located in the foothills just 3 miles from nearest shopping center and only 10-12 min drive from the city of Santa Barbara, where we have fun shopping and great restaurants. Also the harbor tour companies offer some of the world's best whale watching year round and sunset cruises.
We have lived 20 years in Santa Barbara, and have extensive knowledge of greater Santa Barbara metro and all of California. We have had travelers from all over the world stay with us, as well as traveled ourselves to over 40 countries. We look forward to welcoming you and recommending you the best adventures here on the beautiful California Central Coast.
The back garden has various seating areas for enjoying a cup of tea or coffee. If mandarins are in season, please feel free to pick some.
Though cooking on the stove is not allowed, you can make use of the toaster over and microwave, there is also a shelf in refrigerator available for storing cold foods and drinks. Also please make use of the any dishes glasses and silverware that you might need.
Please refrain from eating on the bed to avoid spillage on the linens and mattress, you are welcome to use the dining table in the kitchen at anytime.
Laundry is $5 per load, includes soap, and dryer use.
Interaction with Guests
We try to gauge how much interaction our guests are interested in via the initial correspondence or upon arrival as everyone have different needs in this aspect. We always make ourselves available via Email and Text, if we can mobile phone as well, that way if guests prefer a quick text instead of a face-to-face conversation; they have us attending them just as well.
Our neighborhood is located 10-12 minutes by car from the city of Santa Barbara, it is backed up to Tuckers Grove Park and the foothills and brings us an abundance of wildlife in the gardens. Our garden is most California Natives and Bee/Butterfly friendly and we have lots of birds coming to our birdbaths and plants. The neighborhood is quiet and safe to walk in.
We have plenty of parking on the street in front of the house. Taxi ride from SBA airport cost about $15-$20 depending on time of day.
Though there are some infrequent buses from Cathedral Oaks road, we recommend renting a car to get around in Santa Barbara or California in general.
Other Things to Note
We may have other guests in our second listing. This room is across the hall from your room. As parking is limited in front of the house we ask that you park so to take up minimal space.please pull up close to driveway edge or car in front of you. Out of consideration to our good neighbors and their private space,we kindly ask you to refrain from parking elsewhere. If everyone parks well, we have plenty of space for everyone. :)
1. Please be respectful of our home. We have worked hard to create a unique and beautiful space for our guests and want to maintain it in good condition for future guests.
2.Please refrain from using massage oils and eating on the bed to avoid spillage on the linens and mattress. You are welcome to use the dining table in the kitchen at anytime.
No smoking,parties or pets allowed in the house.
Please come and go as you please but be mindful that you are sharing the house with others if entering late or leaving early in the morning.
3. This is an environmentally friendly household, please be conscientious with your water usage in the shower and otherwise,as we are in serious drought in California.
4. Please check your shoes and feet before entering the house if returning from the beach as they may have picked up a lot of tar from there. If so, please take off shoes outside, and/or ask for assistance.
5.Should you need it: Laundry is $5 per load including soap, and dryer use. Please ask for assistance.
CHECK OUT RESPONSIBILITIES - Things to do upon your departure:
3. Please leave mugs and glasses on tray, we will take care of it.
4. Just leave bed unmade, no need to strip sheets off, we take care of all the linens and towels.
5. Please lock the front door upon your departure and leave the key on entrance table near the front door.
Have a fantastic time!