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  • 4 bedrooms

  • 3 bathrooms

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Comprised of a main house and a coastal casita, California Iris can host up to eight guests across its four bedrooms. With its clean lines, beamed ceilings and French doors, this home boasts distinct architectural qualities that are typical of its so-Cal location so that guests can enjoy a truly authentic experience in Santa Barbara County. Step outside onto your patio where you can fire up the barbecue and enjoy alfresco dining amongst the mature tropical landscaping. Besides its picturesque interiors and lush gardens, California Iris is ideally located just minutes from the beach, yet close to plenty of shops, restaurants and bars.


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What to expect


Highlights

Prepare wonderful meals in the gourmet kitchen

Prepare wonderful meals in the gourmet kitchen

Walk to the beach in just five minutes

Walk to the beach in just five minutes

Feel right at home in the pared-down living area

Feel right at home in the pared-down living area

Fire up the barbecue and dine alfresco

Fire up the barbecue and dine alfresco

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Home truths

    Unfortunately, pets are not allowed here

    Smoking is strictly forbidden on the entire premises

    We highly recommend having a car in this area

About this stay


Amenities

Wi-fi

Parking available

Washing machine

Dryer

Garden

TV

Bedrooms & bathrooms

4 bedrooms, 5 beds

3 bathrooms

Local guide


About Montecito

Best known as the home of those Hollywood’s A-listers that don’t even need a surname (Oprah, Ellen, Meghan...), lovely, leafy Montecito has not always been this way. This now glitzy community a few miles along Highway 1 from Santa Barbara, at the foot of the Santa Ynez mountains, still retains a quaint village atmosphere. Case in point – the main drag, Coast Village Road. Here, charming boutiques sit alongside sunny...

Explore the area

Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Explore Stearns Wharf

Explore Stearns Wharf

Discover a storied wooden wharf offering restaurants, varied shops, a small aquarium, and breathtaking water views. Take a sunset walk along the beach and marina for a perfect California experience.

Savour Authentic Mexican Delights at La Super-Rica Taqueria

Savour Authentic Mexican Delights at La Super-Rica Taqueria

This celebrated Mexican restaurant in Santa Barbara serves up delicious fish tacos, tamales, and more in a modest setting with a delightful patio seating area. Don't miss the divine salsas and be prepared for a potential wait.

Experience the Vibrant Vibe at Municipal Winemakers

Experience the Vibrant Vibe at Municipal Winemakers

A chic wine tasting room with an energetic atmosphere, featuring up-cycled decor and a diverse selection of delicious wines. Enjoy the DJ, mingle with friendly staff and patrons, and savor the red blend.

Indulge in Culinary Excellence at The Lark Santa Barbara

Indulge in Culinary Excellence at The Lark Santa Barbara

Experience exceptional New American cuisine in a stylish, wood-lined setting. Impeccable service, stunning presentation, and remarkable flavors make dining at The Lark truly unforgettable.

Experience Whale Watching on the Condor Express

Experience Whale Watching on the Condor Express

Embark on an incredible adventure with knowledgeable staff, witnessing humpback whales, dolphins, seals, and sea lions. Enjoy the convenience of onboard facilities and snacks while capturing breathtaking moments of marine life.

Indulge in McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

Indulge in McConnell's Fine Ice Creams

Savour the sustainable and scrumptious ice creams at McConnell's Fine Ice Creams. With generous portions, friendly staff, and a wide range of classic and creative flavours, this store is a must-visit for ice cream lovers.

Explore Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Explore Santa Barbara Museum of Art

Discover a compact museum filled with beautiful works from different eras and cultures. Spend hours appreciating 20th-century Western American paintings and modern Asian ceramics.

Dine at Bouchon Santa Barbara

Dine at Bouchon Santa Barbara

Experience fantastic Californian French cuisine made with organic farm-fresh ingredients, paired with local wines. Impeccable service and a sublime ambiance make this restaurant a must-visit for a nice night out in Santa Barbara.

Explore Santa Barbara Public Market

Explore Santa Barbara Public Market

Indulge in a dynamic culinary experience at this upmarket indoor food hall, offering a wide range of locally sourced cuisines like pizza, gourmet tacos, Mediterranean delights, and more. Don't miss the Thai Cobb Salad, a visually stunning and flavorful dish.

Explore Old Mission Santa Barbara

Explore Old Mission Santa Barbara

Step back in time at this beautifully preserved Spanish mission. Marvel at the period art and artifacts, stroll through the serene gardens with ocean views, and don't miss the church altar. A worthwhile historical landmark.

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No parties or events

No pets

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 11:00

Wifi

No air con

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    7

    days

    Cancel at least 7 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 7 days away.

Host


This home is managed by John

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay.

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