The Exceptional Luxury Ocean Getaway is a rare retreat in both its location and luxurious amenities. A winning combination of location, quality and price!
We are located in the most desirable location in Santa Barbara, the Historic West Beach Area, steps away from the Beach, Stearns Wharf, Harbor, the public swimming pool with large kiddy pool, Las Banos Public Pool, World-class dining, and downtown shops, including our own local farmer's market. Leave your car and parking worries behind.
Within blocks are a European deli and market. Around the corner is a bakery and sandwich shop and within two blocks are three wineries and a grocery store leaving little need to leave the neighborhood.
Within a few blocks are also bike rentals, Segway rentals, peddle surrey rentals, a skate park, a public swimming pool and Chase Palm Park with a merry-go-round and the site of a craft fair each Sunday. The Santa Barbara Zoo and the Bird Sanctuary are an easy mile and half walk. If you are traveling to Santa Barbara by train we the Ocean Getaway is two blocks from the train station and there is a car rental agency two blocks away in case you want to explore the Santa Ynez Valley wine country. If you are tired of walking, all of these attractions can be reached by a local 25 cents-a-ride shuttle bus that runs up State Street and along the ocean front from the harbor to the zoo.
The Ocean Getaway resides in a historical turn-of-the-century building and retains the charm of the days bygone. My husband and I spent a year working with craftsmans and designers to create a unique vacation rental reflecting the style of the early 1900's and Santa Barbara. The hand cast plaster gives it both a romantic and European feeling. And the 10-foot ceilings, Waterford fireplace, hard wood and limestone floors all add to its ambiance.
Exquisite antique furnishings were hand selected and imported from Europe. One bedroom offers a king size bed and the other bedroom offers a queen size bed and is complimented with an adjoining full bath. One of the bedrooms also has a 22" TV and DVD.
The bathrooms are immaculate - all new with limestone floors, granite countertops, romantic tub and shower with dual showerheads, and custom Santa Barbara-style cabinets.
The kitchen is a chef's dream with granite counter tops, limestone floors, and custom cabinets made by our own local cabinetmaker, PJ Mulligan. It has state-of-the-art appliances - SubZero refrigerator, Wolf's Chef top stove, convection oven, microwave, dishwasher, and, of course, a washer and dryer.
The living room is grand and warm - a great gathering area with a Waterford fireplace to add to its ambiance. It has a custom-built entertainment center, which houses a 50-inch Plasma TV, blueray DVD and stereo. A down-filled leather couch (queen-size sleeper) accompanies two over-stuffed Venetian chairs and a Louis XIV desk. Complimentary high speed wireless internet access is also available for your convenience.
Enjoy the views, through the glass doors, to the courtyard and grand Italian fountain. The private courtyard has abundant flowers and green shrubbery that can be enjoyed on chaise lounges and dining table and chairs. A large gas grill has also been provided for enjoyment of our local flavors.
The Ocean Getaway is a rare, high-quality, vacation destination in the heart of Santa Barbara! You will not find a comparable location and quality vacation rental for the price in Santa Barbara.
(A few helpful hints when comparing us to others. The Ocean Getaway is on the ground floor, 1 level, with FULL bathrooms and bedrooms, NO lofts or stairs. We also offer private reserved parking, as opposed to parking on the street which is a challenge being so close to the beach. Finally, we are not located on a commercial thorough fare, next to the Highway (APS or 101) or railroad tracks. We are in an upscale residential enclave in the West Beach Area, in Santa Barbara, 2 blocks to the Beach and State Street.)
Prior Guest Testimonials:
Pam Kavieff, Kingwood, Texas - "Just a note of thanks for providing us with the most beautifully appointed rental ever. Which one of you is the architect?"
Mark Koenig, Olympia, Washington - "You have done a wonderful job of decorating and furnishing the Ocean Getaway. We would eagerly return again and will let other friends know that you have a lovely place to rent."