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PAPA DUX: Romantic Luxury In the Heart of the Fun......

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Half Baths1
Space 55 m²
Property type condo

Overview

About the property

1 bedroom apartment + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-5)

***Returning guests: Please inquire about our loyalty discount and exclusive summer 2018 prices!

Experience expansive luxury in this riviera view apartment in the heart of the entertainment district, 2 blocks for the 'Funk Zone' and four blocks up from the beach. The house is in the heart of the entertainment district with shopping, music, dance and excellent restaurants just steps away. French doors open to a large private deck with views of the mountains, Riviera and city. The deck is equipped with an outdoor fireplace and BBQ. A 'loft' style great room with cathedral ceiling includes the kitchen, dining and living areas. The fully enclosed property is a peaceful refuge in easy walking distance of everything. There is gated off-street parking. Pick fresh fruit from the orange, plum and guava trees and ride provided bicycles for a beautiful relaxing holiday. A perfect romantic getaway. Maid service, and airport pick up available on request.

This is one of three apartments in an old home so please understand that this is not a good choice for loud late night partying. If you would like to check out the other two apartments, they are Mama Dux (one bedroom) and Baby Dux (studio).

More Details

Owner
Laura Wildman
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 2017

About Laura Wildman

I take care of The 3 DUX and our guests for my cousin Inga Frick. She grew up in the house with her grandparents and mother. Her grandfather was "Papa Duck" to all of the kids of the extended family. He was much beloved by all the family and The DUX are named in honor of him.

Laura Wildman purchased this condo in 1993

Why Laura Wildman chose Lower State

Inga: Our family were renters in the house for 40 years before we were able to buy it in 1993. My grandfather ran a washing machine repair business in the house for many years.

What makes this condo unique

A beautiful home in a convenient location run by good people.

Guestbook comments from the owner

thank you! what a beautiful home and so well stocked! i've stayed in bigger places with far fewer thoughtful touches. this was absolutely perfect. i wish i could have had the time to enjoy bike rides and more daylight but i couldn't have had a nicer place for evenings of decompressing and studying i'd love to give your info to a friend who will come twice next year for school if you're comfortable with that. thanks for the receipt, i received it and am thrilled with the price. thanks again, your home is so inviting and just what i needed. warmly, sarah
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Lower State, California

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Quiet house: Not a good choice for loud partying.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
  • Large tiled shower with double glass doors
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
  • The couch sleeps one adult or two kids comfortably. We lay down a duvet-covered tempurpedic mattress. We can also bring in a twin, bed-height blowup mattress for very comfy sleeping. We also lay a tempurpedic mattress on top.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
  • 7 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • naturist beach
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

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PAPA DUX: Romantic Luxury In the Heart of the Fun......
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 91 reviews
4

Perfect location ! We could walk everywhere! Quiet and peaceful!

  • 4 of 5

Laura was very accommodating. The unit had everything we needed. Small concern was the living room furniture isn’t the most comfortable. Hard to sit and visit there. If we go to Santa Barbara again for sure we’ll stay there!

  • Review Submitted: 27/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best vacation rental yet!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time we extended our stay by a day and Laura was very accommodating to make that happen. Unit has everything you could need and is accessible up everything. Convertible sofa is surprisingly comfy! Will definitely book again and recommend to others.

  • Review Submitted: 09/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location, stay and responsive property management

  • 5 of 5

We loved it. Would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 29/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely little place right in walking distance to Downtown SB

  • 5 of 5

We needed room for three, and we got it comfortably in this gorgeous upstairs space, decorated with artistic style and love. It is beautiful, the deck was an added bonus

My girls and I hope to book Papa Dux every time we come back, and we have stayed a lot of places over the years. Superb

  • Review Submitted: 22/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quaint, clean and organized. Great location!

  • 5 of 5

Quaint, clean and organized. Great location!

  • Review Submitted: 20/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We enjoyed this property and are glad we chose it

  • 4 of 5

This place worked very well for us. It was a very well kept property, nicely organized interior, great location close to the beach, and responsive service, when we needed something.

  • Review Submitted: 13/09/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
SBA
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
State St.
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
Santa Barbara Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
US Route 101
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
State St.
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
West Beach

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Area, Central Coast, California, USA (4 blocks to beach)

Other Activities: racquetball, shopping, wildlife viewing, basketball court, boating, health/beauty spa, shuffleboard, hot air ballooning, horseshoes

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Lower State, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter '17-'18
11 Dec 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$7,417
 
 
Spring '18
1 Mar 2018 - 22 May 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$273
From
AU$294
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$4 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer '18
23 May 2018 - 7 Sep 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$372
From
AU$391
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$4 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall '18
8 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
1 night minimum stay
AU$286
From
AU$300
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$4 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
AU$255
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$3 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning AU$130.81
Tax Rate 12.0%

Contact us for adjusted prices on stays of 5 or 6 nights or 21 nights or longer.
Payment by cash, check or echeck is much appreciated (but not required).
There is no tax on stays of 31 nights of longer.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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