I rented this for a month last year and much longer this year as I absolutely fell in love with the architecture, the owners, the amazing convenient location and most of all living in an absolute jewel that continues to be visually assaulting every where you look even after being there a long time. The rooftop deck where you can see forever is the best view in Santa Barbara - what a place to barbecue and sip wine! And each floor is a unique and magical living experience.
The only thing I would tell you is because of its convenient downtown location, it's sometimes noisy on weekends. It is certainly worth the priceless experience however and the noise never bothered me in my cosy tower.
Funky doesn't begin to describe this 5 story, architectural masterpiece in downtown Santa Barbara. Beautiful tiles, windows on every floor open to the beautiful ocean breeze and outside music. The kitchen was an adventure all in itself. 1 block away, the most amazing Farmer's Market appears. After selecting the freshest fruits, veggies and even meat, I returned to this kitchen to wash, chop and prepare lovely salsas and refreshments for our stay. The view from the kitchen is wonderful. I made osso bucco for the first time and had the patience to follow through while jamming my music, drinking local wines and enjoying the view--and the Viking stove. The wine cooler also got my Chardonnay chilled in record time. OK, so their are 4 flights of amazing stairways, all an adventure and all leading to the glorious rooftop. An incredible panoramic view from the top of this building. The ocean and ships in one direction, mountains in another, unique downtown architecture in another. Romantic dinner on the rooftop complete with wine, view and music was priceless. Please note: This is not the place for small children or anyone who cannot tackle the many stairways. But, if you're in decent shape, want to burn off calories (staying at home) want to be close to beach, shops, wineries
and restaurants and don't mind lots of activity this is the place.
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