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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

Entire guesthouse
2 guestsStudio1 bed1 bath
2 guests
Studio
1 bed
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
6 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave this home’s location 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.

Amenities

Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Wifi
Hot tub
Iron
Hangers

Sleeping arrangements

Common spaces
1 queen bed

House Rules

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

Availability

39 Reviews

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Ninette User Profile
Ninette
October 2018
This is the best Airbnb experiences I've had! The Nest is quiet and secluded in a beautiful setting. The bed is dreamy, the kitchen had everything I needed and Darian is an amazing host! I highly recommend a stay in this little bit of heaven!
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Response from Darian:
Thanks so much for visiting, Ninette! I hope you'll come back soon!
October 2018
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Elizabeth
September 2018
The Nest is a perfect escape from the busy world...surrounded by trees and Darian's garden. The kitchen was well equipped to allow for meal prep. The bed was very cozy. Darian is a respectful and helpful host!
Darian User Profile
Response from Darian:
Thank you, Elizabeth! So glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you'll visit us again!
September 2018
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Jason
September 2018
Darian & Mike have created a beautiful space to call home. Darian was extremely communicative through the whole process and ensured everything went very smoothly. The home was quaint and peaceful. Will definitely be looking to visit again at some point.
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Response from Darian:
Thanks so much, Jay! Mike and I look forward to seeing you here again. :)
September 2018
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Olly
July 2018
Perfect location in a peaceful suburb of Santa Barbara! Nice place, with everything you need.
Diane User Profile
Diane
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
Kirsten
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…
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Response from Darian:
Thank you, Kirsten! So glad you enjoyed your stay. I hope you'll visit us again!
June 2018
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Miggs
May 2018
Perfectly lovely and cute! Great for a weekend getaway :v
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Response from Darian:
Thank you, Miggs! So glad you and Brigette enjoyed your stay!
May 2018

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Santa Barbara, California, United StatesJoined in October 2015
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41 Reviews
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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…
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