Cozy cottage retreat near downtown Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara, California, United States

Listing #80999

Preferred Destination: Paris, IDF, France

Alternate Destination: Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

House
This Home is also available for Rent
Last Updated 22 days ago

About

Classic 1925 California bungalow. Helpful neighbors, near downtown, steps from N-S and E-W bus lines & crosstown electric shuttle to State St. and wharf. Easy access to freeway, 10 min. walk to UCSB express bus, 6 min. drive to beach. Close to grocery store, restaurants, bakery, walk-in medical and dental clinics, hardware & several small retail stores. Original fir floors, newly-renovated cook's kitchen with stainless cookware, bakeware, microwave, Sub-Zero fridge, new Bosch dishwasher, new gas range, Vitamix. High efficiency washer & dryer, tankless water heater, central heating, Dyson HEPA Hot & Cool air purifier, ceiling fans, California shutters. Smart TV, blu-ray/DVD player & high-speed Wifi. Antiques, desk, printer, OMI organic queen memory mattress in main & new gel memory queen in second bedroom. Fully furnished with bed linens, quilts, duvets, towels. Beach umbrella & chairs, cruiser bikes & helmets available in lockable storage shed. No stairs in house. There is a desk and bookshelves in the second bedroom which can thus be used as either an office or a bedroom. Fenced and locked yard. Private, sunny garden with patio table, umbrella & chairs for outdoor dining, fountain, fruit-bearing trees (lime, avocado, peach, tangerine). Sunny front porch with glider-settee and rocker and view of Mesa. Redwood deck with resin wicker furniture & BBQ and view of mountains. Wifi is accessible from all areas. Off-street parking for 2 cars. Electronic entry & security features. Gardener included. Regular housekeeping available. Ideal for visiting scholar/ post-doc/ writer or researcher. Occupancy not to exceed 2 adults/ a couple, or a couple with an infant. No pets, no smoking.. We have welcomed guests from: France, Italy, Germany, the US, Japan, England, Canada, Wales, Poland, Brazil, & Sweden. We are also interested in exchanges with central Paris, Bordeaux and the Dordogne.

Bedrooms
2

Bathrooms
2

Offices
1

Size
840 ft2

Suited For
2

Property Type
House

Availability

From September 12, 2021 until January 2, 2022

Minimum Stay

1 Month | Dates are flexible for this listing | Open to non-simultaneous exchanges

Comments: 30 days is the legal minimum in Santa Barbara

Location

House in Santa Barbara, California, United States

Closest University

UCSB, SBCC

Nearby Universities
Brooks, Westmont, Fielding, Antioch

Comments: Westside

Surroundings

  • Off Campus
  • Bike to Campus
  • Urban
  • Writer's Sanctuary
  • Near Ocean or Lake
  • Near Restaurants
  • Near Shops
  • Near Public Transportation

Exchange Terms

The cost of utilities can be discussed

A cleaning service can be discussed

Comments: Monthly rate based on 30 days. Utilities are included to a specified limit.

Considerations

The home is not suitable for young kids

Pets are not allowed

Smoking is not allowed

A car is not available

Features

Interior

Furnished

Connectivity

High Speed Internet

Wi-Fi

TV

Printer

Exterior

Balcony or Patio

Garden

Dedicated Parking

Appliances

Oven

Stove

Microwave

Refrigerator

Dishwasher

Washer

Dryer

Comments: BBQ; Smart TV, blu-ray player, bikes & shed.

Our Travel Preferences

Who's Coming?

Party of
2
1 Adult

Our Destination

Preferred Destination

Paris, IDF, France

Alternate Destination

Bordeaux, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

What We Are Looking for


Bedrooms
2


Bathrooms
2


Offices
0


Size
840 ft2

Smoking

I prefer smoking not allowed in the home

Reviews

6