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The Nest is a secluded and serene storybook cottage, built in 1926.Your hideaway awaits you.
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The Nest -- A Storybook Sanctuary

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The Nest -- A Storybook Sanctuary

2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bed
1 bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The Nest is a cozy Santa Barbara retreat, nestled in a tranquil wooded setting. Surrounded by towering oaks, eucalyptus and sycamores, our secluded and serene storybook cottage features luxury bedding, vintage furnishings, and a charming kitchen.


Free parking on premises
Hot tub

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 11AM


35 Reviews

Olly User Profile
July 2018
Perfect location in a peaceful suburb of Santa Barbara! Nice place, with everything you need.
Diane User Profile
June 2018
Relaxing garden and trees surround the house. Everything we wanted to see and do was close by. Darian directed us to the perfect beach 🏖
Kirsten User Profile
June 2018
This is the perfect tiny spot that feels incredibly cozy and sweet. I loved waking up to the sound of the happy birds and hens. The house is very clean and it’s an easy drive to the freeway and State Street. The hosts are very nice - and it also feels like you have your own place…
Darian User Profile
Response from Darian:
Thank you, Kirsten! So glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you'll visit us again!
June 2018
Miggs User Profile
May 2018
Perfectly lovely and cute! Great for a weekend getaway :v
Darian User Profile
Response from Darian:
Thank you, Miggs! So glad you and Brigette enjoyed your stay!
May 2018
Nina User Profile
September 2017
Darian's place was a perfect place for my husband and I. It was stocked with all the little things that make a weekend getaway so easy... clean, charming, secluded yet close to town. We would recommend this little spot to anyone!
Tanya User Profile
August 2017
Darian's place is amazing! The cottage is situated in the garden, surrounded by trees. It is very clean and well equipped. You can sit outside and have your meals in the garden! The hosts gave us fresh eggs from their chickens and wine! We very much enjoyed our stay! Thank you!
Vanessa User Profile
July 2017
Darian was the perfect host. She's warm and welcoming and full of good information. We enjoyed the nest. It's a sweet little space with a very special feel. The space is small, but sweet, and being amongst the trees was very peaceful. You can vaguely hear the road in the distance…

Hosted by Darian

Santa Barbara, California, United StatesJoined in October 2015
Darian User Profile
37 Reviews
Darian is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
My husband Mike and I both attended UCSB and have called Santa Barbara home for nearly 30 years. Although we have traveled extensively, we still feel that we live in one of the world's greatest places. We have an adventurous eight-year-old son who is so much fun and keeps us o…
Languages: English, Español, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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