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The Home

Ocean Vista Retreat
Go ahead. Spread out and enjoy the view.
  • Master Bedroom #1
  • Guest Bedroom 4
  • Guest Bedroom #2
  • Guest Bedroom #3
  • 4 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Full Bathrooms & 1 Half Bathroom
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  • 8 Parking Spaces
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There’s much to see and even more to do at this scenic Santa Barbara estate. So what do you feel like doing today? Relaxing on the patio or in your private jacuzzi while enjoying a panoramic view of the Pacific Ocean? Taking a leisurely stroll through the expansive garden in your backyard or one of the nearby foothill trails? Maybe take a daytrip to wine country just 30 minutes away. The possibilities are endless when you’re at Ocean Vista Retreat.

The modern, spacious, well-appointed interiors and patios provide relaxation in whichever room you're enjoying. So kick back and relax. And the expansive windows overlooking the water certainly don’t hurt either. With 3,000 square feet of home and 1.25 acres at your disposal, your whole family will love the run of the place. Featuring 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, you can comfortably sleep eight. But sleeping will be the last thing on your mind as you’re just 5 minutes from La Cumbre Shopping Mall and 10 minutes from Hendry’s Beach. And, of course, the easy access to wine country is always welcomed.

This home is beautifully furnished and tastefully decorated, complete with a Great room and a kitchen that has an island with additional seating perfectly suited for breakfast or enjoying a glass of wine. So gather the family around. The living room is just off the main area with two sofas and a leather chair with a large flat screen television mounted on the wall (useful when you’re not enjoying your gorgeous view). The main floor of the home has a queen-sized master bedroom and two queen-sized bedrooms, fully furnished of course. Head downstairs and you’ll find a king-sized guest suite studio with access out to the private patio. But you may just want to keep that room to yourself. Because this is truly California comfort at its best.

The Layout

Main Level

Ocean Vista Retreat Main Level Living Room Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Living Room

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Ocean Vista Retreat Main Level Dining Area Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Dining Area

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Ocean Vista Retreat Main Level Master Bedroom #1 Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Master Bedroom #1

Ocean Vista Retreat Main Level Master Bathroom #1 Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Master Bathroom #1

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Ocean Vista Retreat Main Level Guest Bedroom #2 Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Guest Bedroom #2

Ocean Vista Retreat Main Level Shared Bathroom Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Shared Bathroom

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Guest Bedroom #3

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Lower Level

Ocean Vista Retreat Lower Level Guest Bedroom 4 Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Guest Bedroom 4

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Ocean Vista Retreat Lower Level Laundry Room Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Laundry Room

Outside Area

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Ocean Vista Retreat Outside Area Outdoor Dining Area Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

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Hot Tub

Ocean Vista Retreat Outside Area Vegetable Garden Santa Barbara | Invitedhome

Vegetable Garden

Ocean Vista Retreat Outside Area Yard Santa Barbara | Invitedhome


The Neighborhood

Santa Barbara North
Santa Barbara California

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Guest Reviews

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Relaxing Get Away

The Ocean Vista Retreat has a floorpan that is very nicely spread out and comfortable to live in. It is beautifully landscaped with gorgeous views. We had reservations at restaurants for two of the nights we were there but cancelled them once we got to the home since it was such a great place in which to hang out. There is a gas grill on the patio which has a roomy table for meals, market lights and a heater that throws out a lot of heat. The neighborhood is quiet and pretty and hiking trails are minutes away. The house was very clean and well stocked with all items you would need to cook and eat. I would rent Ocean Vista Retreat again and highly recommend it to my friends.

Katy K.
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What a lovely company to work with!

We had another company cancel our reservation a week before our arrival. InvitedHome popped up as I was searching .. so I called them. I was able to speak to a live person , tell them my needs and within minutes I had a house to rent for our family gathering. The house was more than I could have asked for! Beautiful inside and out. And very well stocked with what ever we needed. Ice chests for the beach to cake pans and mixer to bake my daughters birthday cake! We had such a wonderful stay I have already booked it again for next year! I truly felt InvitedHome!

Carolyn R. , July 1, 2016
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I was sorry to leave this wonderful house. Truly. The views are spectacular and the neighborhood is quite and there is excellent access to Santa Barbara, UCSB and Goleta. The large inviting rooms are wonderfully appointed and furnished house that is truly a home. It is ready for entertaining and cooking and likely still has herbs and citrus on site. My family and I were delighted with the accommodations and look forward to returning again.

Donald T , August 10, 2015
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This is a dream house!

My family and I have had the pleasure of spending time at Ocean Vista Retreat at least once a year for years on end. I live in San Diego and have done extensive traveling. Still, Santa Barbara is the most beautiful place of all. Couple all that with a house that was made to relax or entertain in. There are views from the living room, patio and spacious dining room of rolling terrain all the way to the Pacific. Inside the house are meticulously decorated bedrooms, bath rooms, eating and entertaining spaces. The neighborhood is very quiet, with lots of outdoor spaces; yet minutes from the freeway and the famous shopping on State Street, restaurants, theaters, the beach and the UCSB university campus. This is a dream house.

Kevin P
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I will return again!

Gorgeous home and setting and a great concept! I've twice stayed at this beautiful home and as an artist, I appreciate both the natural scenic views and the eclectic collection of original art. With its ample rooms and shared spaces, this house invites relaxation. I will return again!

Nick P
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My family spent 2 months last summer at the Ocean Vista Retreat while our home here in Santa Barbara was undergoing renovations. We were immediately at home with the huge kitchen and great room and it's panoramic views from the entire upstairs/main floor. We enjoyed nearly every meal on the deck and still talk about dinners watching the sunset over the ocean. We could have stayed anywhere in SB, but chose this beautiful home for it's quiet neighborhood, convenient location and incredible views! Our family enjoyed hikes starting from the neighborhood trail head, and the central location made getting anywhere in town easy. The entire home is beautifully decorated and great room and outdoor spaces make it perfect for entertaining even large groups.

Adam and Kacie

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

  • Private Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Beach Nearby
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet (Wifi)
  • Shower
  • Tub
  • Toilet
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Porch
  • Deck
  • Patio
  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • HD TV
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Stereo System
  • TV
  • DVD
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  • Full Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Grill
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Coffee Maker
  • Refrigerator
  • Dish Washer
  • Linens Provided

What You Should Know

What We love

  • Family meals can be enjoyed with a stunning view of the ocean down the hillside.
  • The house is equipped with central air conditioning as well as two gas fireplaces.
  • The fourth bedroom is a downstairs suite which has a 2nd kitchen and access to its own private patio and two extra rollaway beds are stored down there.

What to know

  • The home is very pet friendly (for the right dog) with doggie doors and an invisible fence.

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 10 people
  • The maximum number of cars at the property is 8
  • A credit card preauthorization of $1,500.00 is required at the time of check-in as a damage deposit
  • A maximum of 8 overnight guests are allowed, but 6 additional friends and family may visit during the day for a daytime total of 14.
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