The terrace at Tuscan Charm boasts a heated infinity pool with amazing views of the ocean & islands

The living room features high ceilings, tuscan style and gas fireplace

Tuscan charm feels wonderfully Mediterranean, from the moment you arrive

You may never want to leave your lounge chair by the infinity-edge pool with its spectacular ocean and island views...

Pick your own avocados and limes and enjoy outdoor dining on a tree-shaded deck

There's a reason it's called an infinity pool....

Your family chef will enjoy cooking in the bright and spacious kitchen. Seating for 3 at the breakfast bar

The kitchen is nicely outfitted with a Viking range, Sub-Zero refrigerator, Miele dishwasher, granite counters and a plethora of cooking & dining implements

There's seating for 8 in the dining area, plus two extra chairs in the family room nook

Cozy up with a book by the gas fireplace or enjoy breakfast in the family room nook with ocean and mountainside views

The open, curved staircase leads to the master suite

The spacious master suite (2nd floor) features a king size four post bed and ensuite bathroom

The master bathroom features marble finishes with soaking tub, an over-sized glass-enclosed shower and double vanity

Wake up to morning sun and enjoy a coffee on the master suite's private terrace

High ceilings and exposed beams give the master suite an open feel. There's a tv in the master suite as well.

Guest bedroom #1 (main floor) with king bed, ensuite bathroom and television in the armoire

Ensuite bathroom to guest bedroom #1 features a combination tub shower and marble finishes

Guest Bedroom #2 (main floor) has a king bed and ensuite bathroom

Ensuite bathroom to guest bedroom #2 with shower

Guest bedroom #3 (main floor) provides sleeping for 4 in the queen bed plus the daybed that pulls out into 2 twin beds

Ensuite bathroom to guest bedroom #3 (with shower) features hardwood floors

Head down to the beach to watch the sunset - it's just a short drive.

Head into neighboring Santa Barbara for dinner or some shopping.

The Home

Tuscan Charm
Breathtaking ocean views with your own private pool and spa
  • Master Bedroom
  • Guest Bedroom #1
  • Guest Bedroom #2
  • Guest Bedroom #3 Guest Bedroom #3 Guest Bedroom #3
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 Full Bathrooms
  • 4417 FT2
  • 4 Parking Spaces
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Take a deep breath and cherish the moment when you first arrive at this gorgeous 4-bedroom, 4-bathroom hillside home. The true definition of panoramic views, choose your spot to relax and take in breathtaking sights of the sparkling blue ocean, the quaint area islands or the rolling mountains that surround you at every turn. Looking to become at one with your surroundings? Enjoy the calming effect of your very own infinity pool and spa as you unwind in luxurious seclusion.

Thirty days may not be long enough once you and your family discover how close you are to all the area’s activities…and just how far from ordinary this residence truly is. From hiking and shopping to golfing and beachcombing (beach chairs provided) and more, the leisure activities are certainly at a premium and surprisingly just minutes away.

But with an address like this one, you may be content just kicking back the property. Decorated in rich golds and russets with Brazilian cherry floors and fine Oriental rugs, the home is reminiscent of those in the Tuscan countryside. The living and dining rooms feature arched windows and French doors leading to the terrace. And the kitchen is a gourmet's dream with authentic wood cabinetry, granite countertops and top-of-the-line appliances to make your family delicious meals for the whole clan to enjoy in the family room with a gas fireplace, large-screen TV, a cozy eating area and French doors to the terrace.

Up an open curved staircase, the spacious master suite features a terrace with a private ocean view. You’ll also enjoy a marble bath with soaking tub, an over-sized glass-enclosed shower and double vanity for maximum convenience. Three other spacious main-floor bedrooms each have en-suite baths. Two are furnished with hand-painted European king beds and antique chests or armoires. The third has an antique iron queen bed plus a trundle daybed that sleeps an additional two persons.

And finally, what destination would be complete without colorful gardens where you can pick your very own avocados and limes, and then retreat to the tree-shaded deck to recap the day’s events. At this Montecito destination, you have found your one-of-kind home.

The Neighborhood

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.

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Vacation Consultant
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Operations Manager
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Guest Experience Specialist

Guest Reviews

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I cannot say enough wonderful things about your home. It is so incredibly beautiful! We loved every minute of our stay. The house is gorgeous. Every room is so lovely and a beautiful surprise! I loved every one. I delighted in just being there. A very serene environment. I could have gotten lost in reading the beautiful books on all the tables and gazing out the windows at the magnificent view! We both love to cook and thoroughly enjoyed your meticulously organized kitchen with everything and a fabulous stove. I went to the French Culinary Institute, and feel inspired to cook in a great kitchen like yours. I was delighted by how wonderfully organized everything was. I am a total neat freak so this always gives a feeling of immense calm and joy. The property is absolutely magnificent. My husband and I both love to garden so we were intrigued with the beautifully executed landscaping which has been so lovingly maintained. Your gardener came one morning and was so quiet that we would not have known he was there had we not seen him glancing out the window while having our morning coffee. He made every attempt to be respectfully out of view. Everything bit our your property is meticulously groomed without a leaf out of place. I was in awe. I loved all the little paths and rose gardens on the side of the house that one might miss if not looking. The trees and plantings are incredible. The birds of paradise were brilliant in bloom. I adore the vine on the wall at your wonderful front door. I did not remember how absolutely stunning Montecito was. It was always very quiet and understated. Your neighborhood is spectacular. I would never want to leave!

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Tremendous Time

We had a tremendous time and followed lots of your recommendations. The kids loved the seal lion sanctuary particularly. You house was lovely and we missed looking out to the islands in the evening the first day we got back.

Jim & Diane
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Outstanding Home

We spent a month at this house. It was a first class house in a first class neighborhood. The rooms were spacious and well appointed. The amentities more than met our need. The back patio was superb, with a spectacular view, great landscaping, a gorgeous pool that was reasonably big, and several seating options including a full size table and chairs to eat at. We found many great restaurants and a few good golf courses in the area. The only shortcoming was that you can't heat both the pool and the hot tub at the same time, and the pool takes 20 to 24 hours to heat up. We eventually decided to just heat the hot tub, and swim in the cooler pool which was generally about 68.

Bob M.
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A Wonderful 4 Months

We thoroughly enjoyed our time in your beautiful Mariposa home last winter, which is truly one of the finest loctions in Montecito. You were such a pleasure to work with.

Maribeth , December 1, 2010
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Christmas in Montecito

The Holidays worked well for us and the family loves being there. We would like to lease Mariposa again next year for the holidays, and leave the door open for a longer term.

Bob , January 12, 2009
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We have loved the area so much and have adored our time in your beautiful home. We're heading out tomorrow. My boys want to get back from spring break and have a few hours to recover! Recover from what I'm not sure as their stay in El Capitan and Santa Barbara has been pretty darn mellow. We would love to come back sometime. It's been a fantastic week and my 9th grader is ready to go to UCSB. We have really enjoyed our stay. Thank you!


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

  • Board Games
  • Ocean View
  • Mountain View
  • Free Long Distance
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Garden
  • Patio
  • Bicycles
  • Patio Furniture
  • Private Outdoor Pool
  • Private Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Wireless Internet (Wifi)

What You Should Know

What We love

  • The infinity-edge pool with its spectacular ocean and island views.
  • Some of the area's best scenic hiking trails are right out the door.
  • You can pick your own avocados and limes and enjoy outdoor dining on a tree-shaded deck.

What to know

  • The air conditioning is limited to the master bedroom.
  • Because the pool and spa are unfenced, this home is unsuitable for young children who do not swim.
  • There are quite a few small steps of stairs in the home as well as a staircase to the master bedroom.

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 40 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 10 people
  • The maximum number of cars at the property is 4
  • A credit card preauthorization of $5,000.00 is required at the time of check-in as a damage deposit
  • This home is unsuitable for young children who do not swim
  • 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.
  • There will be a cap on the gas usage for stays.
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Still Have Questions?

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