From
$126 / night
Total guests, Nights

Tropical Getaway With Patio Entrance # 2 – Home 2586066 Studio

  • no bedrooms
  • 2 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Tropical Getaway With Patio Entrance # 2 – Home 2586066

  • Studio
  • no bedrooms
  • sleeps 2
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner

Description

This is the third and the smallest of three vacation rentals on this property.

Peaceful and quiet studio bedroom with full bath nestled in 1 ½ acre of land. The bedroom is closed off to the main house with its own bathroom inside the bedroom. The bedroom walls is not adjacent to any other bedroom. It has a private patio entrance that leads out to a landscaped garden with tropical plants and a distance view of UCSB and a peak of the ocean. There is a private patio for you to enjoy your morning breakfast while taking in the gorgeous views. The property is located in an upscale neighborhood above Tucker's Grove Park. You need a car to get to the property. There is no public transit that is close by.

Ideal place to stay for visiting the beautiful Santa Barbara area. We are centrally located between downtown Santa Barbara and UCSB. We are about 5 min drive (5 miles) to Santa Barbara airport, UCSB, closest beach, hiking trails, close to bike path to Goleta beach; 10 min to downtown Santa Barbara and 35 min bike ride to UCSB.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Beds in other rooms: Queen Bed
  • 1 Full bath

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Patio
  • Internet access
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Secure parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).

Damage deposit: $100.00
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Guests needs to be 21 or older to reserve my vacation rental.

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About the owner

Chris C.
Average reply time:
2 hours 56 minutes
Response rate:
95%
Calendar last updated:
28 Oct 2019
Years listed:
6
Overall rating:
4_5

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Very Good
8 reviews

Excellent
5
Very Good
2
Average
0
Poor
1
Terrible
0

“Quiet, charming room on lush grounds”

Reviewed 1 Oct 2018

A beautifully kept room with private bath, perfect for one, or a couple on a quiet get-away. The bed was super comfy and the large tile shower was lovely! It is a small room, with a large closet, micr… More

“A small piece of paradise”

Reviewed 17 Jun 2018

The tropical getaway is truly a peaceful hideaway! I stayed for 6 nights and really enjoyed the location and view. The small patio is a nice extra. If you need a break from the crowds and traffic, … More

“Good stay”

Reviewed 8 Nov 2016

I liked the convenience to u c s b and the room was just what I needed as a singleton. The owner was responsive. The patio is an added treat at the end of the day.

“Small piece of heaven”

Reviewed 12 Aug 2016

Yes, this is a small place, but when you are with your special guy, this is not an issue. We were both charmed by the owner, Chris, who went out of her way to providing us with whatever we needed to m… More

“Wonderful quiet lodgings”

Reviewed 1 Aug 2016

I loved my 3 week stay with Chris. Very quiet & peaceful place to stay in Santa Barbara and less than a 10 minute drive to all my local destinations. I looked for an affordable, quiet, comfortable… More

“The best thing is the triple sheeting and good quality sheets”

Reviewed 8 Jul 2016

This place had more rules than summer camp. My husband and I spent 4 nights there and because it was over a holiday it cost 160.00 per night. I can understand that in Santa Barbara prices are higher t… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your review - I invite everyone who stays at my home to offer helpful and constructive feedback on how I can make their stay an enjoyable one. However, I feel like I must respond to these comments. "This place had more rules than summer camp" : I only have two simple and reasonable rules: 1) No smoking and 2) Please remove outdoor shoes while inside. "My husband and I spent 4 nights there and because it was over a holiday it cost 160.00 per night." : This guest actually paid $131.15 per night. According to the invoice, she paid $430 for 4 nights over the July 4th holiday, $51.50 tax, booking fee of $43 = $524.60 for 4 nights. This is $131.15 per night. "What was the biggest surprise is that for the four nights we were given 2 bath towels, two washcloths and one hand towel." - California is in a massive drought, and Santa Barbara is under a stage III water shortage. In fact, there are linen washing restrictions in all hotels and motels, that includes the most luxury hotels in Santa Barbara. In spite of this, I feel like the supplies I provided were adequate. I provide two Charisma Luxury bath towels rather than cheap thin white towels, two washcloths and one hand towel for a four night stay. I provide four bath towels, four washcloths and two hand towels for a longer stay. I am fortunate that guests understand our drought situation and do not demand a new towel for each day. "When I asked about turning down the heat she said there isn't any and the room was stuffy(she suggested we sleep with the screen door open) because my daughter hadn't come to open it up before we arrived. Really, my daughter is on payroll here?" - I did not expect Judy's daughter to carry out my responsibilities. I offered to leave the patio door open myself so that fresh air can come through the screen, but her daughter offered to come earlier to open the patio door herself. I would have opened it myself otherwise, because I find it nice to have cool fresh air. All my guests love the screen door because they can control how much air to let in. If they choose to sleep with the door close, the room will get stuffy. "No lawn to speak of just a yard the dogs play in" - Again, California is in a severe drought, and we are restricted by the county to only water the twice twice a week. As a responsible citizen, I follow those guidelines and am proud to conserve water while maintaining the landscape as best I can on such a large property. Hopefully I have been able to address all of this guest's concerns. I do my best to ensure that everyone has a pleasant stay in my home and am incredibly invested in this endeavor. FOr more information on the California drought and how you can do your part to conserve our environment, please consider visiting http://www.drought.ca.gov

“it was nicer than I expected it would be”

Reviewed 6 Sep 2014

we had our own private entrance to a downstairs bedroom with no adjoining walls to other units. Has an amazing view and a patio with a little bistro set for morning coffee. There are two dogs on the… More

“A wonderful experience”

Reviewed 1 Jul 2014

I stayed in this rental for 5 nights and it was wonderful. It is very private, with lush landscaping and a nice view looking out over the ocean. The view of the beach enabled me to know when it was su… More

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with Chris (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send Chris (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact Chris (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view Chris the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send Chris (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send Chris (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from Chris (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Chris (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call Chris (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact Chris (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Chris (the owner) a message.

If Chris (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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