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The Home

Creekside Haven
Be one with nature, without getting itchy
  • Master Bedroom #1
  • Guesthouse Studio
  • Guest Bedroom #2
  • Loft Area
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 7
  • 2 Full Bathrooms
  • 2000 FT2
  • 2 Parking Spaces
  • house

If your ideal vacation home is one that is folded into the landscape, one that allows you to be in tune with nature without having to worry about poison oak, then you can't do much better than Creekside Haven, a home that is so much a part of its surroundings that the rocks in the stone fireplace actually come from the creek that runs alongside the house.

Elevated among the ferns and surrounded by tall oaks, this creekside home provides a welcome respite from the bustle of daily life and the crowded neighborhoods of the waterfront district. Though you’ll feel a world apart, this gorgeous, custom-designed, radial home is centrally located, with the downtown area only two miles away and the Santa Barbara Mission and Rose Gardens within easy walking distance. A nature lover’s dream, this unique property is located just minutes from Santa Barbara’s most popular hiking trails. For those looking for something more than a cookie cutter vacation rental, this beautiful one-acre property is a paradise found.

With 2000 square feet of living space and multiple outdoor seating areas, this home is well suited for small families and couples traveling together. The great room downstairs features plush sofas and armchairs centered around a huge stone fireplace, creating a comfortable area for enjoying a glass of wine in the evening or watching a movie at night. The guest bedroom downstairs features patio doors leading out to the deck and spa in the backyard. A beautiful spiral staircase (with rope handrails) leads up to a small landing with a double futon that precedes the master bedroom, which features a private deck with lovely creek views when it's flowing. A separate studio offers a large custom desk in the entry and a daybed for extra guests. Enjoy your escape to Santa Barbara in this exquisite home and you’ll find yourself eagerly planning your return to our Creekside Haven.

The Layout

Second Floor

Creekside Haven Second Floor Master Bedroom #1 Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Master Bedroom #1

Creekside Haven Second Floor Master Bathroom #1 Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Master Bathroom #1

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Creekside Haven Second Floor Loft Area Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Loft Area

First Floor

Creekside Haven First Floor Living Area Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Living Area

Creekside Haven First Floor Kitchen Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Kitchen

Creekside Haven First Floor Guest Bedroom #2 Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Guest Bedroom #2

Creekside Haven First Floor Guest Bathroom #2 Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Guest Bathroom #2

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Guest House

Creekside Haven Guest House Guesthouse Studio Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Guesthouse Studio

Outside Area

Creekside Haven Outside Area Deck Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Deck

Creekside Haven Outside Area Hot Tub Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Hot Tub

Creekside Haven Outside Area Back Yard Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Back Yard

Parking

Creekside Haven Parking Garage and Driveway Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Garage and Driveway

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The Neighborhood

Mission Canyon
Santa Barbara California

The InvitedHome Difference

  • Simple reservations

    We’ve designed our online booking to be as simple as booking a hotel room—except you get an entire, amazing home. Need help finding the perfect place? Just call. We’re here if you need us.

  • 24/7 Service

    Inspired. Dedicated. And committed to providing you with the Best. Vacation. Ever. It’s part of our peace of mind promise. So just like a hotel’s front desk, we offer 24/7 guest services throughout the course of your stay. We’ve built a team of hospitality professionals from some of the finest hotels in the world. So should you have any questions, thoughts, or concerns during your vacation, rest assured we’ll have an answer or solution right away.

  • Handpicked Homes

    Every vacation you take is special. And we believe the home you stay in should be, too. Each and every home is exclusively hand picked and meets our meticulous standards. That’s why whether you’re looking for a sprawling estate or that quaint rustic cottage, you can be confident each is of the highest quality to meet your high expectations. And we certainly have no problem showcasing all the details of each home with crisp photography, accurate descriptions, and even all the little quirks that make it such a unique place to stay.

Your Escape Squad

Meet the People Who’ll Be Taking Care of You
Santa Barbara

InvitedHome provides cleaning, repair, and inspection services for every home in every destination. That means you can expect a consistently great experience no matter where you go.

Lilly
Lilly
Vacation Consultant
Kim
Kim
Guest Services Manager
Trevor
Trevor
Project Manager

Guest Reviews

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Lovely custom home in a central location

Our family of six thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Creekside Haven. The home is unique, well-kept and beautifully landscaped (even without the grass!). It is within walking distance of the historic Santa Barbara Mission, the Museum of Natural History, and the Santa Barbara Botanical Gardens. Many other amenities and activities are a relatively easy drive from the house. Would have been nice to be a bit closer to the coast (just for the kids' sake) but we made it work! Management was great in answering questions we had and in helping us secure our reservation. Would definitely recommend this property to others looking for a quiet, peaceful get away to the Santa Barbara area.

VRBORORG56516
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Beautiful home - loved the location and backyard nature preserve

Very nice furnishings throughout the home. Home was beautiful - kitchen and dining areas very warm and beautiful.

Mark F.

The Amenities

You’ll enjoy all the amenities you would expect at a fine hotel

From fresh towels and linens to soap and shampoo -- they’ll all be waiting for you upon arrival. But because each one of our vacation homes is so unique, you’ll also enjoy some you might not expect. Take a look below to see what some of this home’s top amenities are.

Top Amenities

  • Firewood Provided
  • Wood Burning Fireplace
  • Garage Space
  • Concierge Services
  • Dvd
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Outdoor Grill (Gas)
  • Deck
  • Private Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Wireless Internet (Wifi)
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer

What You Should Know

What We love

  • Telling stories and roasting marshmallows by the fireplace
  • Quietly tracking wildlife in the creek with your binoculars from the comfort of those adirondack chairs
  • Hiking up to nearby Seven Falls or on surrounding trails, then taking a therapeutic dip in the outdoor spa

What to know

  • The yard is not fully enclosed, so children should not wander without supervision.
  • The studio is detached from the main house and does not have its own bathroom.
  • Because this area is at risk during fire season, use of the fireplace during red flag alerts is prohibited.

What to expect after booking

  • You'll receive a confirmation email shortly after booking.
  • If you've booked more than 60 days prior to your arrival date, we'll send you an email requesting your final payment as that date gets closer.
  • Once you're paid in full, we'll send you an email with the check-in information for your stay, including property access and who to call in case of a problem.

The Particulars

Check-in is at 4:00pm & CHECK-OUT 11:00am

We’re always happy to make you happy. In some cases, it may be possible to grant an earlier check-in or later check-out depending on the booking and maintenance schedule. However, early check-in and late check-outs cannot be guaranteed until 24 hours prior to check-in or check-out date. Please “check-in” with our team for further details.

Cancellation Policy

  • Hit the "Book Now" button a bit too soon? No worries. We offer a 24-hour grace period where any reservation made is eligible for a full refund. Hey, it happens.

  • Your initial payment is 50% of the total, with the remaining balance due 60 days out from checkin. After the 24 hour grace period, all payments become non-refundable.

  • We encourage you to double check everything before you book to make sure you've selected that perfect home, at the ideal time. And while we're on the subject of peace of mind, ask us about our travel insurance package. It's just another amenity we offer to make booking your stay as relaxing as possible.

Rules to stay by

  • Everyone in your group must be over 30 or accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited at this property
  • Pets are not allowed at this property under any circumstances
  • The maximum occupancy is 7 people
  • The maximum number of cars at the property is 2
  • A credit card preauthorization of $1,500.00 is required at the time of check-in as a damage deposit
  • A credit card charge is required for the security deposit, and pet deposit if applicable, at the time of checkin for stays of 30 days or more
  • This property cannot be used for weddings, parties, organized events, and does not allow over the maximum occupancy at any time.
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