Gorgeous and spacious home in Santa Barbara -- 5 min to downtown

Santa Barbara, CA, US
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We are a semi-retired couple living in a modern Craftsman-style home in Santa Barbara, California. Santa Barbara is a top destination and was recently featured as listing #3 in the New York Times "50 Places to Visit in 2019." Whether you

Home & location

Santa Barbara, a town of about 100,000 inhabitants, is located about 2 hours drive (there is a convenient shuttle bus service from LAX airport) or a short flight north of Los Angeles. The climate is Mediterranean and is mild year-around

  • House
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Family friendly
  • Beach
  • Mountains
  • City
  • Countryside


The main expectation is care for our two dogs. The home itself requires very little in the way of maintenance tasks but we ask that you clean up after yourself. The dogs need to be fed twice a day (morning and evening) and let out in

Meet the pets

  • Maggie

    6 years

  • Andy

    7 years

Sitter feedback (5)


For such a small town, Santa Barbara generates quite a few house sitting opportunities on Trusted Housesitters. This is the best of them.-- The homeowners

Stayed · 01 Feb - 15 Feb 2020

Vicki and Charles are charming individuals, friendly, helpful and down to earth, with high expectations concerning the care of their beloved canine family

Stayed · 18 Mar - 31 Mar 2018

This was our second time housesitting for Charles & Vicki. As usual, they made us feel at home, and we had a great time taking care of the dogs. Cold or hot

Stayed · 02 Jan - 09 Jan 2018

Charles & Vicky are such kind and friendly people. They made us feel at home from the moment we met them. What a beautiful house and lovely neighborhood. We

Stayed · 23 May - 05 Jun 2017

Charles and Vicky are very welcoming. It was a real pleasure to meet them and stay in their wonderful Takoma Park home. The location is great for those

Stayed · 14 Mar - 23 Mar 2017

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