Happy 2020! 20% OFF January - February: Fabulous Mediterranean 1920's Estate – Home 2386230 House
- 5 bedrooms
- 12 sleeps
- min stay varies
Happy 2020! 20% OFF January - February: Fabulous Mediterranean 1920's Estate – Home 2386230
- 5 bedrooms
- sleeps 12
- min stay varies
- Beach / lakeside relaxation
- Child friendly
- Car advised
- Pet friendly
- Private garden
Description from owner
Character abounds in renowned winemaker Bryan Babcock and his wife Lisa's enchanting 1920s Mediterranean home, situated perfectly for exploring the spectacular Santa Barbara Riviera (3 minutes from beach!) & nearby wine country. Located in Montecito on nearly an acre of landscaped grounds, the four bedroom house accommodates eight guests comfortably. For an additional cost feel free to inquire about our charming guest cottage. House guests receive complimentary tasting & discounts on our wines.
Ideal Rooms for Entertaining: The fabulous dining room comfortably seats up to ten guests and is conveniently situated next to the gourmet kitchen. Well equipped, the cheery kitchen, with fantastic garden view, features a 6-burner Wolf range with double oven, dishwasher, microwave, and stainless refrigerator, as well as accessories for meal preparation and service. Outstanding caterers are available for special events. Adjacent to the dining area, is the large, cozy family room with views of the majestic oaks, flower garden, and fountain. Curl up with a book or watch a movie in this gorgeous room with beamed ceiling and beautiful old world fireplace.
Charming, Restful Bedrooms: Upstairs, four charming and restful bedrooms await you. Three of the bedrooms have their own bathrooms. The master, with an en suite bathroom has a shower, garden view, television, king bed and romantic balcony. Another bedroom, also with balcony, has a bath adjacent, queen bed and a view of the rose garden. The third bedroom, with en suite bathroom and shower, has a beautiful antique queen bed and a gorgeous view of the garden with the fountain below. Finally, the fourth upstairs room has a queen bed a small sunroom, perfect for reading, and a small half bath nearby.
Inviting Guest Cottage: Down a stone path, an inviting, two story guest cottage accommodates another four guests and is available for larger groups. The upstairs is bright, with high beamed ceilings and is thoughtfully appointed with a queen bed, charming decor, and two sets of French doors leading to a large balcony. There is a full bath upstairs as well, with a beautiful vintage tiled floor. The first level has a double bed, desk and a kitchenette with a small fridge, sink, coffeemaker, microwave and toaster, with seating and a cute table perfect for a morning scone and coffee. Parking is conveniently available near the home's front door, with room for a vehicle or two back by the guest cottage.
Our home is perfect for spending quality time with friends and family. Due to our small quiet neighborhood location we allow only small intimate gatherings, we are not able to host large events.
If renting our property, gatherings that include more than 4 non-occupant guests requires approval by the owners.
House guests receive complimentary wine tasting at Babcock Vineyards Tasting Room located in the acclaimed Santa Rita Hills appellation.* The winery is a picturesque 50 min drive north of the Vintner's House. Guests also receive a 20% discount on any wine purchases. If you can’t make it up to the winery, but would like to have some Babcock wines during your stay, we are more than happy to deliver them to the house prior to your arrival.
*Wine tasters must be 21 or older, however we do welcome guests of all ages. We ave many areas to picnic both indoor and out. Additionally we have games such as checkers, chess and a pool table. We carry an enormousness collection of vintage vinyl, customers are welcome to listen with headphones and many of our albums are for sale, along with other very cool vintage finds!
- Great for children of all ages
- Pets welcome
Bed & bathroom
- Bedroom 1: Super King Bed
Bedroom 2: King Bed
Bedroom 3: King Bed
Bedroom 4: King Bed
Bedroom 5: King Bed
Beds in other rooms: Double Bed
- 4 Family bathrooms, 1 Toilet Only
- Wi-Fi available
- Shared garden
- Private garden
- Climbing frame
- Balcony or terrace
- Internet access
- Central heating
- Washing machine
- Clothes dryer
- Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Stereo system
- Linen provided
- Not suitable for wheelchair users
- Check in time: 16:00, Check out time: 11:00
- If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
- This rental can only be paid for online through HouseTrip using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
- No smoking at this property
Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.
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.
* 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
About the owner
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- Calendar updated:
- 30 Mar 2020
- Years listed:
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Languages spoken: English
Map and how to get there
– based on 10 reviews
- Very Good
“Perfect Family Oasis”
We chose the estate for our family to celebrate our son’s wedding. The house was the perfect place to help the bride and groom with last minute decorations as well as an ideal spot for down time… More
We were in California for a destination wedding and had the pleasure of staying at the Estate. Would absolutely stay again! Thank you to our wonderful hosts for making our daughters wedding truly amaz… More
Owner's reply: Sandra we are so happy that you all enjoyed our home! We love creating beautiful spaces for lasting memories:) We have another couple of gorgeous spots coming up, so please do look us up next time you are in the area! All the best, Lisa and the team
“The most beautiful old Santa Barbara house imaginable”
Lovely 1020s architecture, wonderful eclectic/provencal decor, perfect setting for a family reunion - with broad lawn and play structure under the oaks, sunny bedrooms and two big living rooms, fabulo… More
Owner's reply: Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so happy that you all enjoyed our home and grounds. We work hard to make it cozy and inviting for all inside and out, so the best result is a group of very pleased vacationers! Wish you all the best this holiday season and beyond:) Lisa
Amazing home. Comfortable, relaxing and peaceful. We loved every moment we spent in this charming home.
Owner's reply: Thank you so much for the kind words. We aim to please and are thrilled that you loved our space! Cheers and all the best to you! Lisa
“Best week ever!”
My entire family stay at this wonderful home, we had pently of room. We held my son rehearsal dinner party at the home. All our guest walk through the home and just marveled at how beautiful the home … More
Owner's reply: Thanks so much! We are so happy that it all worked out and that your guests and you appreciated our home and left with great memories. We wish you all the very best! Cheers, Lisa, Bryan and Rebecca
“Perfect place for our family to gather!”
This property was an ideal setting for our family gathering of 4 adult children, their spouses and our 7 young grandchildren. The setting was gorgeous, the house and bedrooms were spacious enough for… More
Owner's reply: We're delighted that you were so happy with our home and garden! Thanks so much for staying with us. We wish you all the best and hope you return some day! Cheers, Lisa and Rebecca
“Beautiful home for a group visit”
Brought our family and a 1 year old granddaughter. When the week was over, we felt so at home. The house was perfect for all of us. Celebrated a big birthday, and one of the gifts was a family phot… More
Owner's reply: So glad you enjoyed our home and also had the opportunity to visit the winery. We do hope you find the time to getaway back to relaxing Santa. Barbara! Our home is even more charming now as we have made some more decor improvements. (Still working on new pics) We are always trying to up the cozy and charm quotient for our guests! Wishing you all the best:) Lisa , Bryan and Rebecca
“Beautiful, perfect location for a wedding or gathering”
My husband and I recently had our wedding and reception at the house and everything about the property was perfect. The house comfortably accommodated the wedding party and the guest house was the pe… More
Owner's reply: Thank you so much! I am thrilled that you can call our cozy home the base for your most special wedding day and am so happy that you have lots of nice pictures. Perhaps you can return for an anniversary! We are working on another property that might be good for an anniversary if it's just the two of you. Keep in touch as it may be happening this Spring. It is SUPER charming and has SB and ocean views. ... small and cozy:) All the best to you, Lisa, Bryan and Rebecca
“Old Santa Barbara”
Exactly the authentic feel we were hoping for. Everything about this house was tasteful. The lighting was magical, the artwork colorful. The floor plan works for large groups. Thank you!
Owner's reply: Hi, Thanks for the kind words, we do love to make our home exude charm. Hope you can make it back someday as the house has only gotten better! Finally accessing these reviews...Also have a new adorable view property coming on that you also might want to consider so keep in touch if you are planning an SB trip! All the best to you, Lisa, Bryan and Rebecca
“Perfect ! Just perfect..We will go back”
Our family rented this house for our wedding and we could not have been happier. The location is private and quiet while still very close to the costal village and downtown Santa Barbra (5 minutes awa… More
Owner's reply: Hi Corona, Sorry but I am just seeing all of these reviews and responding. Hope this finds you well. Thanks for the kind review. We're so happy that you enjoyed our cozy home.. The house has only gotten better, we'd love for you to see it! Also working on a similar type of home that is smaller with views...more for two to four people. Please keep us posted if you are planning a return trip to SB Wish you all the best, Lisa, Bryan and Rebecca
- How do I find more info about the property?
You can get in touch with Lisa (the owner) through the contact form on this page.
If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your holiday booking to send the owner a message.
- What if I have questions before I book?
Send Lisa (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 Lisa (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 holiday booking to view Lisa 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 Book your stay form to pay provisionally online and send Lisa (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 Lisa (the owner) an enquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.
- What is a booking request?
When you pay online through the Book your stay form, a booking request is sent to Lisa (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.
Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.
- How do I know my booking is safe?
To book this holiday home you need to pay through the HouseTrip website. Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection. This means that in the unlikely event that you’re prevented or denied access to your holiday home when you check in, we’ll offer a full refund for the stay.
- How do I know what it will cost for my stay?
Simply enter your holiday dates in the Book your stay 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 Lisa (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 holiday booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.
- How do I pay for my holiday?
Use the Book your stay form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. Lisa (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 holiday booking.
Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.
- Why can't I call Lisa (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 my 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 holiday booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your holiday or cancel it if you need to.
- How do I pay the balance of my holiday?
You can pay the remaining balance of your holiday at any point. Simply go to Manage my holiday 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 my holiday booking to see when the payment will be taken.
- How can I retract my booking request?
You’ll need to contact Lisa (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your holiday booking or through the contact form on this page.
- How do I cancel my booking?
Go to Manage your holiday booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.
- How do I edit my booking?
You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your holiday booking page. To change your holiday dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send Lisa (the owner) a message.
If Lisa (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your holiday booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.
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