The backyard is a family paradise with a pool and spa with electric cover, outdoor gas grill, outdoor fireplace and heat lamp, dining table w/ umbrella, and lounge chairs.

The outside lounge area has plenty of space for the family to relax in.

The great room has a comfortable sectional, gas fireplace, flatscreen TV, breakfast nook, and french doors leading to the pool area.

Villa Chaparral is a French country style estate with stone walls and beautifully landscaped grounds.

The property is secluded behind this gated entrance.

You'll want to spend most of your time here, either lounging, grilling, eating, or warming up by the outdoor fireplace.

The fully stocked gourmet kitchen has a 4-burner La Cornue French cook top range, Subzero refrigerator and separate freezer drawer, 2 dishwashers, large island with extra sink, and butler’s pantry.

The formal dining room has seating for 10 in high style.

The private bath for Guest Bedroom #2 has a walk-in shower.

The light and spacious lower level Master Bedroom #1 has french doors leading out to the pool area, king bed, love seat, chaise lounge, TV, two walk-in closets, and his and hers en-suite bathrooms with shared shower.

Master Bedroom #1's "hers" en-suite bath with tiled sink, vanity, and shower (shared with "his").

"Her" side is on the left hand side of the hallway.

"His" side also has access to the walk in shower.

Guest Bedroom #2 has a King size bed, reading chair and table, en-suite bath and views to the front of the house.

As well as single sink vanity.

Guest Bedroom #3 has a queen bed with upholstered headboard, love seat, and en-suite bath.

The private bathroom for Guest Bedroom #3 has a tub/shower combo.

The upstairs kids bedroom features a TV, a bunk and a twin.

Another view of the kids bedroom.

The first floor bonus room has a trundle bed, sleeper sofa, and TV. It's located next to master bedroom #1.

The first floor bonus room is a quiet place to do some work or watch TV.

There's also a half bath on the main level next to the bonus room.

For the guests in the living space, there's a full bathroom on this level with walk in shower.

This French country estate and carriage house has a large circular driveway.

The carriage house has two bedrooms, a living/dining space, and a kitchenette upstairs. Play ping pong or work out in the fitness room downstairs.

The upstairs great room in the guesthouse has adjoining living and dining areas and a kitchenette. It also has a flatscreen TV, mini fridge and coffee pot.

The guesthouse is a great place to relax.

With a kitchenette and dining table, morning coffee doesn't even require a trip to the main house.

Guesthouse Bedroom #1 in the guest house has a king bed, armoire, love seat, and small desk.

There's also a small sofa for lounging.

The guesthouse bathroom has a walk-in shower.

Lush landscaping and a brick walkway lead to the front door.

The carriage house.

The heated swimming pool has an automatic cover for safety.

The front view of the home from the circular driveway

Santa Barbara Vacation Rentals

Villa Chaparral A French Country Estate en route to wine country

  • Guest Bedroom #2
  • Guest Bedroom #3
  • Master Bedroom #1
  • Guesthouse Bedroom 1
  • Kids Bedroom #5 Kids Bedroom #5
  • Guesthouse Bedroom 2
  • Bonus Room Bonus Room
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 14
  • 6 Full Bathrooms & 1 Half Bathroom
  • 4732 FT2
  • 6 Parking Spaces
  • house
Take the guilt out of traveling to wine country with your kids by staying at Villa Chaparral. While you plan a vineyard tour of Santa Ynez, the kids will be happily exploring nearly 4 acres of fully fenced, beautifully landscaped grounds featuring an in-ground pool, trampoline, and ping pong table. Located in Santa Barbara, but close to the route to wine country, this spectacular gated French Country Estate is close to everything but feels worlds apart. With soaring beam ceilings and large expansive rooms, each with en-suite bath, this home is ideal for extended families and groups of friends looking for luxurious accommodations.

The main house is beautifully furnished and tastefully decorated, complete with formal dining room, sitting room and separate great room offering a gourmet kitchen, breakfast nook and comfortable seating area. The downstairs master bedroom is light and spacious with French doors leading out to the pool area. A bonus room just outside the master features extra sleeping options as well as a crib and changing table. Children will delight in the playroom upstairs, complete with books, toys and a TV for watching movies. A wisteria arbor leads to the separate guesthouse, offering two bedrooms, one bath, and a shared living area with kitchenette.

The charming, elegant grounds beautifully compliment the graceful interior of this property. Multiple seating areas and lounges are available for sunbathing, as well as tucked away areas in the shade. The outdoor fireplace is wonderful during the evenings, and the swimming pool can be enjoyed all day long. This lovely property provides an excellent experience of Santa Barbara life, just 5 minutes to La Cumbre Shopping Mall, 10 minutes to Hendry’s Beach, and half an hour from the best that Santa Barbara wine country has to offer.