If you have yet to experience the magic of Santa Barbara you will be in for quite the treat here at Sea La Vie. This cozy vacation rental has everything you could want from exquisite lodging in the city including comfortable amenities and close proximity to the many attractions in the area. Our vacation rentals are always rated as the top lodging option in Santa Barbara and Sea La Vie is no different. Take a look at what your stay in this Santa Barbara rental property can look like for you:
Ocean Breeze Cottage
Sea La Vie is an incredible family-friendly vacation rental that is located off the Ventura Coast. It is a charming cottage that retains many of its rustic charms while adding on modern renovations and amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. Guests will arrive at Sea La Vie and immediately notice it with its bright blue exterior wall paint. The drive is extremely spacious and can accommodate multiple vehicles; the garage itself can house a single vehicle. A cozy entryway space will welcome you inside. Guests will immediately notice the beautiful hardwood flooring found all throughout the first floor of the Santa Barbara rental property. Look above you at the elevated ceilings that use rustic wooden beams for a historic look at the home. The living room area will be the first step you walk by. This wonderful room has a plush sectional sofa for you to relax on while you enjoy something playing on the huge flat-screen TV mounted on the opposite wall. The room has charming decorations to make you feel right at home. Guests will continue further back into the home and come across the gorgeous gourmet kitchen waiting for them. This incredible kitchen is complete with stainless steel appliances, brown granite countertops, and all of the cooking ware you need to prepare a meal with. There is plenty of countertop space so it will be a breeze to prepare everything at once. The kitchen bar features room for four allowing additional seating during your meal; this space can also be used for a lovely weekend brunch. Guests will also find convenient appliances such as a coffee maker and toaster oven to help make something quick on the go in the mornings. The dining room table is just around the corner near the patio door with seating for six. You will feel right at home when staying at Sea La Vie.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Sea La Vie comes with a total of two bedrooms and can comfortably accommodate up to 5 guests at once. The first bedroom is located just around the stairs on the first floor. Here guests will find a plush mattress fitted with fine linens. A full-size bathroom is just outside of the room that is shared with the common areas of Sea La Vie. The master suite is located on the second floor, the only room up here. This spacious room comes with a plush bed and also a flat-screen TV so you can unwind to your favorite show or movie before falling asleep. Another full-size bathroom is located up here as well.
The charming features of Sea La Vie continue outside of the home as well. Step out back through the patio doors to find a spacious patio deck where you can relax at. The romantic patio lighting adds to the outdoor ambiance as you relax on the patio furniture and take in the beautiful Santa Barbara weather. Sea La Vie also features a rooftop deck on top of the home that is outfitted with turf for a natural feel; you can get incredible views of the entire area up here! When you book a stay at Sea La Vie you will be just down the street from the local beaches. The garage has all of the gear you want so make sure to grab what you need before you head out. Sea La Vie also features an outdoor shower where you can rinse before heading inside preventing sand from getting everywhere. Of course, the beach is not all of the fun available here in Santa Barbara. Guests will be able to check out local attractions such as the weekend farmers market, all of the local wineries and tasting rooms, and the Santa Barbara Court House. Explore the city with a bike rental or hit the bay and dive underwater for a snorkeling adventure. There is no shortage of ways to explore Santa Barbara and Sea La Vie can be your guide!
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As you can see Santa Barbara is the perfect vacation destination and Sea La Vie is the perfect vacation rental. Make sure to contact us and book this popular rental today for your upcoming trip to the area!
You can come to find your very own paradise retreat when you make your way to beautiful Santa Barbara. Our Central California destination is the perfect place to experience a wonderful community, vineyards, and of course our very own bay. Finding the perfect vacation rental has never been easier than booking a stay at Anacapa Cottage. This charming cottage is the perfect lodging for those looking to have a cozy stay while being minutes away from local amenities. Take a look at what a stay at this Santa Barbara property can look like for you:
You will find all kinds of historic charm when you book a stay at Anacapa Cottage. This local cottage was built in 1926 and has received modern remodels. It is also located in the Upper East Side neighborhood, one of the most desired parts of town to live in. When guests arrive, they will see just how special Anacapa Cottage really is. The home first greets you with a garden sprawling with a variety of foliage that makes it appear that it came straight from a fairy tale. A vine-covered entryway greets you into the inner garden and the home. The exterior of Anacapa Cottage features a sky-blue shade that is easy on the eyes.
Guests will officially step inside Anacapa Cottage through the front entrance. Original hardwood flooring is featured all throughout the primary areas. While the home has plenty of modern features it still retains some of its historic charm with rustic décor. Guests will continue back into the property and find themselves in a cozy living area. Plush seating including a sofa and loveseat will help you relax as you unwind from another day exploring Santa Barbara. Heat up the room with the gas fireplace or catch something on the flat-screen TV. You will have all the time to enjoy your stay here. Around the corner, guests will find themselves in a beautiful kitchen setting. Here guests will find a combination of modern features such as the granite white countertops and full-size appliances along with rustic features such as the cabinets. Inside guests will find all of the bowls, plates, and utensils they need to enjoy a meal along with the essential cookware. There is plenty of countertop space along with a separate chopping block acting as a kitchen island. Once you are ready to dive into your meal simply head over to the dining room table just around the corner. The room features modern overhead lighting along with direct access to the entryway.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
While most older homes in Santa Barbara do not feature many bedrooms Anacapa Cottage comes with just enough for a comfortable stay. This Santa Barbara property comes with 3 bedrooms that can allow up to 8 guests to stay at any single time. The master suite takes you a step back in time with its retro en suite bathroom complete with sea foam bathroom tile and a freestanding vanity. Each bedroom features plush mattresses and fine linens that will guarantee a comfortable night of sleep. An additional bathroom is shared among the guest bedrooms and living areas of the home. For an additional sleeping arrangement, the library also features an extra pullout bed that is perfect for falling asleep as you read.
Guests will be able to enjoy the lovely garden from the back patio at Anacapa Cottage. The lush foliage wraps around the building and continues into the back. Enjoy your evening at the outdoor dining room table so you can enjoy a meal with a view. A fire pit can help keep you warm during the cooler months of the year. Guests will also notice a guest house that is separated by a fence that is reserved for the property’s handyman. Keep an eye out in the garden as there are plenty of edible organic vegetables you can use for your meal
Your stay at Anacapa Cottage will also keep you close to many exciting areas of Santa Barbara. The neighborhood is known for being highly desirable and overall quiet. You will be just a single block away from the Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens. Frequent visitors know that Santa Barbara has plenty of wineries and vineyards surrounding the city. Drive out to the countryside or book a wine tour to experience them for yourself. Downtown Santa Barbara has a variety of delightful shops and restaurants to check out too. Your vacation getaway can be as quiet or exciting as you want it to be.
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As you can see the perfect stay in Santa Barbara is here waiting for you at Anacapa Cottage. Book this historic cottage just in time for your vacation getaway. Make sure to book early before it is already reserved for your dates in town.
If you know anything about finding a vacation rental in Santa Barbara you might understand that it can be difficult to find a property in the downtown neighborhood that isn’t a condo. The original homes of the city in Downtown Santa Barbara are few and far between but we have a La Jolla property that is perfect for you. Downtown Magic is one of the original homes in Santa Barbara and is the perfect lodging for those looking for a romantic getaway to the city or spending a summer vacation with family. Take a look at what a stay at Downtown Magic can look like for you:
Charming Historic La Jolla Property
Downtown Magic has all of the magic of what an original home should look like. You will not find any cookie-cutter designs inside this home. Instead, its historic and charming properties are kept alive. Guests will arrive at Downtown Magic and find a hidden garden. The front patio deck features a beautiful natural stone patio area. The patio furniture lets you hang out and enjoy the beautiful Santa Barbara weather. A charming patio deck provides a welcome feel to this historic home.
Step inside Downtown Magic to find a property that is waiting to host you. The interior of Downtown Magic features the original natural wood flooring of the home. The interior rooms also feature wainscoting and beautiful pastel colors in each room. Upon entering Downtown Magic you will find yourself in the spacious living room. Some of the modern features can be found in the living room including the plush sectional sofa and a wall-mounted flat-screen TV. While the gas fireplace is inoperable it is decorated with charming candles to offer a romantic ambiance in the room. Keep an eye out for the huge crystal rock in the room too!
Continue further into the home and find yourself in the gourmet kitchen on the opposite side of the living room wall. The kitchen also has a few recent additions such as brand new cabinetry and stainless steel appliances. you will find the full-size appliances to offer plenty of space to cook your meal and store any leftovers you have. The cabinets come stocked with all of the essential cookware you need for the prep work. All you have to do is head to the market to find your ingredients. The kitchen has a bar counter so you can enjoy your meal or set up a weekend brunch.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
Downtown Magic features two bedrooms that will comfortably sleep up to four guests at once. While Downtown Magic may not be as big as newer homes there is still plenty of space to be comfortable during your stay. The primary bedroom is where you will find a plush king-size mattress that will whisk you off to a comfortable night of sleep. The room also features an enclosed patio deck with outdoor seating letting you enjoy the beautiful weather. The guest bedroom also features a plush bed. In between both bedrooms, guests will find a Jack and Jill bathroom. The La Jolla property comes with all of the essential toiletries just in case you forgot anything at home.
As mentioned, guests of Downtown Magic will have access to the little garden oasis on the property. In addition to the front patio area there is also a patio deck surrounding a fire pit; roasted up some s’mores or simply enjoy the cool crisp evening air. Guests will find a gas BBQ grill on the side of the house along with a patio table. Guests will be able to enjoy their meal in relaxation from this outdoor area.
One of the best parts of staying at Downtown Magic is that you will be within walking distance from Downtown Santa Barbara. A variety of shops and restaurants are available downtown from lively nightclubs to fine dining establishments. You will also be just minutes away from the Historic Santa Barbara Courthouse. This historic building is a top attraction and hosts various weddings throughout the year in the surrounding gardens. If you want to head to the beach simply take the beach chairs and umbrella provided at Downtown Magic. The beaches in Santa Barbara are some of the finest beaches in California. While you may not be able to do any surfing you will find plenty of opportunities to snorkel. Wine lovers will appreciate being just a short drive away from the dozens of wineries located just outside of the city. There is no bad way to enjoy your time in Santa Barbara.
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As you can see a stay at Downtown Magic will lead you to a wonderful time right here in Santa Barbara. Get ready by booking your reservation at Downtown Magic today!
Across the century renowned architects have dug deep into their creative minds to design one-of-a-kind properties that are a work of their own. If you wish to stay in such a Mission Canyon property look no further than The Whale House located right here in Santa Barbara. This truly majestic rental property in Santa Barbara is nothing like you have ever seen before. Take a look at what a stay at The Whale House can look like for you:
Rental Property in Santa Barbara of Epic Proportions
The Whale House is designed by architect and original homeowner Michael Carmichael with the property being designed after renowned architect Antonio Gaudi. As the name suggests this property is designed after a majestic whale that can be seen the moment you arrive at the home. The Whale House exterior features a layered shingled design that resembles a whale on the outside. The property is four stories high with layers of river rock, Venetian plaster, wood columns, and 270 Belgian stained glass windows. The property is surrounded by a fantasy-inspired courtyard complete with a 75-foot lap pool that flows into the detached Guest House that is a whale’s tail. Walk around this luscious sanctuary and find shady oak trees, luminescent lighting, and even an outdoor shower. You will feel like you have been transported into your favorite fantasy novel.
The interior of The Whale House is just as majestic as the exterior. Guests will step up into this second floor from the courtyard. Walls made of river rock and Venetian plaster come to life with rolling walls and narrow corridors that lead you around the property. As you slowly come to your senses you can find your way back to the gourmet kitchen that features vertical natural wood beams to create unique cabinetry. The natural tile and granite countertops provide plenty of space to prepare your meal. The overhead lighting is wrapped in vines and the stove is surrounded by mosaic tile and river rock. The ovens are brand new and provide plenty of room to cook your meal. A formal dining area is found off to the side with room for your party. There is also additional seating outside in the courtyard where you can enjoy your meal in the serene ambiance of the outdoors. A formal living room can be found just around the corner from the kitchen with a custom semicircle sofa that overlooks the gas fireplace located in the river rock wall. Each room is connected in a complete circle for you to easily access.
Bedrooms and Bathrooms
The third floor of The Whale House is made up of the master suite that is completely spacious and luxurious. A plush king-size bed awaits you along with a high-top table that resembles a personal tree house where you can complete any work you brought with you. The master bathroom features a vibrant red tile shower and a jetted spa tub to help you relax. A sitting area can be enjoyed that overlooks the courtyard outback. Continue on up to the fourth floor of The Whale House where you can find a smaller suite with a queen-size bed and twin day bed. Another bathroom is located up here with a claw foot tub where you can enjoy great views through the tall windows. The guest house is where you will find the final bedroom and bathroom for The Whale House. Inside the whale’s tail, you will find a modern wooden design with curved ceiling beams that mesh with the natural wood wall paneling. A plush king-size bed is also found in the bedroom. A private sitting area with a sofa and chair can be enjoyed as you watch something on the flat-screen TV. The laundry room offers you plenty of space to wash any clothing you have; a ladder here will also take you up to a hidden loft where you can find some tranquility after a busy day of exploring Santa Barbara.
The Whale House is located within the highly desirable Mission Canyon neighborhood that is just minutes away from the Rose Garden and Santa Barbara Mission. Expect to find a quiet and tranquil neighborhood so you can easily relax. Guests can also make their way to the energetic downtown neighborhood within minutes to enjoy a variety of restaurants and bars. Hiking trails are in the immediate area for you to explore the woods. The Whale House is a great place to spend your time at. Join the list of celebrities and musicians who have previously stayed at this incredible Mission Canyon property during your trip to Santa Barbara.
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Hands down the best aspect of the Santa Barbara vacation rental is the backyard of Bella Vista. The patio opens up to the oasis that lies in the back of this vacation home. The wood deck leads to a lush patch of grass and a pristine crystal blue pool. Along with the patio and pool lies a basketball hoop, bocce ball court, pickle ball and tennis court, and horseshoe pit. The backyard is the perfect place to lounge and enjoy the beautiful Carpinteria air. The backyard also features a full outdoor kitchen complete with wood fire pizza oven and teak dining table with an oversized umbrella.
The main house of Bella Vista has two main wings, both of which feature bedrooms. The two wings have a total of five bedrooms for guests to use. The west wing has the master suite with a king size bed and full bathroom, along with a second bedroom suite holding a queen size bed its own full bathroom. A third bedroom lies on this wing and features two twin beds that face the backyard.
The east wing of this Santa Barbara rental has the two additional bedrooms. The fourth bedroom features a queen size bed and an outside entrance for convenient yard access. The last bedroom is a suite that faces the tennis courts and features a full bathroom, making this the third suite the home offers. We ensure that all bedrooms are well appointed and comfortable.
Along with these great aspects, guests will have access to a newly renovated guest house on the main grounds. This guest house has two master suites with king-size beds and TVs in each. This house is perfect if you want some extra privacy from the rest of your group.
Located just outside of beautiful Santa Barbara lies a charming seaside village with the name of Carpinteria which is where one of our more sought after homes, Bella Vista, is located. The town itself is small and peaceful, a perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of big city life, but still close enough to all the activities that make Santa Barbara one of the top tourist spots in California. Our home is situated on five acres in this bucolic town and features luxury amenities you can’t find anywhere else but in a Paradise Retreats home. It is more than just another Santa Barbara vacation home; Bella Vista is an experience that everyone should be allowed to have at least once in their lifetime!
The views are going to be what first wows you, and then become such an integral part of the home you can’t help but wish you never had to leave. Bella Vista is perfectly situated with panoramic views of the Santa Ynez Mountains and the valleys surrounding. The five and a half acres of peace and serenity found here will bring a smile to your heart. The grounds of this magnificent home feature multiple seating areas that maximize your potential to just sit and breathe.
Bella Vista offers the opportunity to enjoy your California vacation without needing to ever leave this Santa Barbara vacation home. While away the hours swimming in the pool, soaking away your cares in the hot tub, or playing a variety of sports, including basketball, bocce ball, tennis, and ping pong in any of the included entertainment areas. Hiking trails on or around the property offer the opportunity to get in a little exercise while soaking in the beauty of nature. Explore the chicken coops and enjoy the taste of freshly laid eggs each morning at breakfast, or venture to the gardens, where organic veggies mean your meals here will be fresh and healthy. Create your own veggie pizza and bake it in the outside kitchen that has its very own pizza oven; however you spend your outside time, you are guaranteed to enjoy it!
No luxury has been overlooked when it comes to the furnishing and style of this grand abode. The casita is nicer than most people’s homes, and the quality of materials used are top of the line! With 7 bedrooms and 6 bathrooms, Bella Vista is the perfect place to celebrate your grandmother’s 90th birthday, hold a mini family reunion, or just spoil your large family with the vacation of their dreams. Optional services include a chef, housekeeper, concierge, and even child care for those nights you just want to put on your dancing shoes and hit the town. We’ve thought of everything!
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We want to spoil you like you’ve never been spoiled before. Book your stay in Bella Vista and discover the glamorous side of small town life. This is a vacation you won’t soon forget!