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Unique Hacienda-Style Accommodation for a Group near Los Olivos, California

Santa Ynez, California (United States)

Unique Hacienda-Style Accommodation for a Group near Los Olivos, California

5 Reviews
1 unit
12 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed


  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Barbecue
  • Swimming pool
This uniquely designed cluster of cottages is halfway between Los Olivos and Santa Ynez, California, and can accommodate 12 guests. It has four bedrooms and four and a half bathrooms distributed between three accommodations: the main cottage, the guest cottage, and the casita.

In the main cottage, the master bedroom has a California king-size bed, a fireplace, a flat-screen television, and an en-suite bathroom, which features a bathtub/shower and a dual sink/vanity. The guest bedroom has a queen-size bed and an en-suite bathroom featuring a claw foot soaking tub.

The guest cottage’s bedroom has a queen-size bed, a queen-size sleeper sofa, a flat-screen television, and a kitchenette, and its bathroom has a shower. The casita has a queen-size canopy bed, a twin-size daybed with a twin-size trundle, a flat-screen television with Apple TV, and an en-suite bathroom with a shower. There is also a powder room in the main cottage. Linens, towels, and high-quality toiletries are provided.

In the main cottage, guests will find an eating area with a fireplace, a formal dining room with adobe walls, a family room with leather sofas and a fireplace, and a sitting room with a large flat-screen television. In the guest cottage, they will find a dining table and a sitting area that features yet another fireplace.

The fully equipped kitchen in the main cottage comes with a commercial Wolf range, a Viking oven and microwave, a Sub Zero refrigerator/freezer, a crock pot, a blender, a mixer, a toaster, a coffee maker, and an espresso machine. The guest cottage’s kitchenette features a retro-style oven and stove.

Other amenities include air conditioning, heating, Wi-Fi, DirecTV, a DVD collection, a washer and dryer, an iron with an ironing board, and board games. Outside, guests will find a pool, lounge chairs, patio umbrellas, a gas grill, a wood-burning pizza oven, an outdoor dining table that seats eight, an outdoor bistro table that seats four, a collection of four bicycles, and a gated driveway with a covered carport.


  • King-size bed
  • Queen-size bed
  • Bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Kitchen
  • Heating
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Dining room
  • Deck/Patio
  • Dining table
  • Television
  • Washing machine
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Cooking basics
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Games
  • BR/DVD player
  • Air conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Shared Jacuzzi/Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
Inside the cottages, guests will enjoy air conditioning, heating, Wi-Fi, a washer and dryer, an iron with an ironing board, flat-screen televisions, DirecTV, Apple TV, iPod docks, a DVD player with a variety of DVDs, a wood-burning fireplace, and board games. Outside, they will enjoy a pool, lounge chairs, patio umbrellas, a gas grill, a wood-burning pizza oven, an outdoor dining table, an outdoor bistro table, a gated driveway with a covered car port, and four bicycles.

Guest Services

  • Front desk service
  • Sports equipment storage
Extra housekeeping, a private chef, child care, massages, beauty services, yoga/pilates sessions, and concierge services can be provided for additional fees. Concierge services can be tailored to fit the needs of guests; examples include organizing grocery delivery, restaurant reservations, on-site cooking classes, private dinners, flower arrangements for romantic getaways, and private wine tastings and tours. To get more details or discuss other possibilities, please contact the owners.

Location + Surroundings

  • Antiquing
Tranquilly set on a 10-acre property filled with leafy trees, a five-acre pasture and riding arena, a six-stall adobe barn, and a one-acre vineyard, this collection of cottages is located about halfway between Los Olivos and Santa Ynez, California. Here, guests will find an idyllic countryside composed of rolling hills, verdant pastures, lush vineyards, and the rugged peaks of the Santa Ynez Mountains to the south and the San Rafael Mountains to the north.

Nestled deep inside Santa Barbara County’s wine country, the area abounds with wineries and wine tasting rooms, along with many fine-dining restaurants that take full advantage of the locally cultivated wines and produce. Nearby, Los Padres National Forrest offers nearly two million acres of woodlands and hiking trails, while Lake Cachuma provides ample opportunities for water sports. In the Santa Ynez Valley, guests will also find a number of antique stores, art galleries, and other tourist attractions, such as the Carriage Museum and the Maverick Saloon.

The location is about 20 minutes north of the Pacific Ocean, 40 minutes north of Santa Barbara, two hours north of Los Angeles, and four hours south of San Francisco. Easily accessible from California State Highways 154 and 246, it is the perfect California road trip destination, as well as a short drive away from the Santa Barbara Airport.


  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Wine tasting
  • Wildlife watching

During their stay, guests can visit more than 50 vineyards and wine tasting rooms in the Santa Ynez Valley. They can also dine at gourmet restaurants, such as Trattoria Grappolo, featuring locally sourced wines and ingredients. In addition to grapes, a variety of crops, apples, and olives are grown in the region, and guests can purchase the local produce from roadside apple and vegetable stands.

Guests seeking outdoor recreation will not be disappointed. They can go hiking at Los Padres National Forest, bicycling in the Valley, and kayaking, canoeing, fishing, cruising, and bald eagle watching at Lake Cachuma. The area also contains many opportunities for shopping at antique stores, perusing art galleries, and visiting tourist attractions, including the Carriage Museum and the Maverick Saloon, which is one of California’s only surviving saloons still in operation, offering live music and an atmosphere that transports guests back into the old West.

At the cottage site itself, guests can swim in the pool; kick back in the lounge chairs; watch entertainment on the televisions via DirecTV, Apple TV, and DVD player; gather around the fireplace; dine outside al fresco-style; fire up the grill or the pizza oven; play board games; and take the bikes for a ride.

5 Reviews

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

Smoking is not permitted. Pets can be considered for an extra fee.

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