3 Hidden Gems in this Santa Barbara Guidebook

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Santa Barbara

  • 8 Sleeps,
  • 4 Bedrooms,
  • 6 Bathrooms
House ID #32226

Villa Ballena - Santa Barbara's Tranquil Oceanfront Estate

This expansive Santa Barbara oceanfront property provides unparalleled privacy, views, and private beach access.

Enjoy all that this property has to offer: views of the Channel Islands, sunrises, sunsets, pool, spa, soothing sounds of the ocean, and much more. It is an incredible family home, and a vacation dream come true!

The property is a rambling, 4 bedroom, 6 bath, ranch-style home. There are ocean views from almost every room in the house. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom. The property offers plenty of privacy and room to spread out.

Almost every inch of this ~2 acre property is well-tended. Lush lawns are shaded by mature and beautiful trees. Walkways meander around the park-like grounds, with shady spots to rest and relax..

A large living room and family room both have fireplaces. There is a dinning room with outstanding ocean views. The huge kitchen is fully stocked. Thoughtful touches by the owners offer all the comforts of home.

The large pool and spa are perfect for entertaining and soaking up the sun. A gazebo situated above the beach lends the perfect opportunity to relax and take in the sunset. Dolphins, whales, and seals are frequently seen swimming by right in front of the property.

A gated community stairway provides access to a beautiful and secluded beach. The beach goes for miles and miles and you can literally spend days walking the beach from this location. More Mesa conservation land is directly adjacent to the property, with hundreds of acres of hiking and biking trails.

The property is located in the beautiful and secluded More Mesa Shores, at the north end of Santa Barbara. This private residential retreat along the coast is just minutes to the Santa Barbara airport, UCSB, great restaurants, and numerous points of interest. The Santa Barbara Orchid Estates are within walking distance of this retreat home, offering hundreds of different species of orchids from around the world.

Villa Ballena may just become a vacation paradise tradition for your friends and family to gather each year. Come and enjoy the beauty of the tranquil pacific waters, and luxury of Santa Barbara living.

POLICIES

Summer Season rates are in effect for Thanksgiving Week & Christmas Weeks.

Minimum Nights

-3-Night minimum stay with the following additional restrictions:
High Season (Jun 17 - Sep 2) 
          7-Night minimum for all bookings made before May 1st.
          3-Night minimum for current year bookings made after May 1st.
Thanksgiving Week (Any dates booked within the week of Thanksgiving)
          7-Night minimum for all bookings made before Oct 1st.
          3-Night minimum for current year bookings made after Oct 1st.
Christmas Weeks (Dec 22 - 29 & Dec 29 - Jan 5)
          7-Night minimum (in the fixed weeks above) for all bookings made before Nov 1st.
          3-Night minimum (and flexible dates) for current year bookings made after Nov 1st.

Stays of less than 30 nights are subject to a 12% Lodging Tax + $2.20/night Tourism Tax.
$425 Cleaning Fee (14+ night stays require additional cleaning fees), Booking Fee (varies based on reservation cost).

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change.

Amenities

 Amenities

Desired Amenities

Pool
Oceanfront
View
Spa
Beach Area

Kitchen

Fully Equipped
Dual Ovens
Freezer
Dishwasher
Microwave
Ice Maker
Pantry
Coffee grinder
Coffee Maker
Cooking utensils
Spices
Toaster
Blender
Stainless Steel Appliances
Refrigerator
Gas Range

Living / Family / Media Rooms

Fireplace

Dining Areas

Dining Room

Laundry / Linens / Towels

Washer
Dryer
All linens supplied
All towels supplied
Iron, Ironing board

Recreation / Toys

Beach Towels
Beach Chairs
Beach Toys
Boogie Board(s)

Indoor Entertainment

DVD Player
Games
Books
Puzzles
Stereo

Pool / Spa / Health / AC

No Air Conditioning
Pool
Spa

Outside / Yard / Patios / Decks

Ocean Views
Back Deck
Lawn
Fully Enclosed Yard
Gas Barbeque Grill
Water Feature
Fruit Trees

Communications / Internet / Office

High speed Internet (wired and wireless)
Telephone

Infant & Toddler Supplies

High Chair/Booster
Port-a-crib
Sheets/blankets for Port-a-crib

Option Onsite Services

Private Chef
Child Care
Concierge
Massage
Pilates
Yoga
Personal Training

Local Attractions / Events

Farmers' Markets
Courthouse
Beach
Zoo
Art Museums
Galleries
Natural History Museum
Botanical Garden
Parks
Stearn's Wharf, Harbor
Wine Tasting
Vineyard Tours

Local Sports / Recreation

Biking (road and mountain)
Beach Volleyball
Walking
Golf
Sailing
Surfing
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Snorkeling
Scuba Diving
Hiking
Hunting
Fishing (Lake and Ocean)
Swimming
Horseback Riding
Tennis
Windsurfing
Paragliding
Rollerblading
Whale Watching
Bird Watching

Local Leisure Activities

Shopping
Sightseeing
Funk Zone (wine & beer tasting)
Channel Island Tours
Antiquing
Wine Tasting Santa Ynez Valley

Local Services

All services expected in a medium sized city

General / Notes

No Smoking
No Pets

Parking

Driveway
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