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“More than a vacation rental - it's an experience”
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Arial view of the private courtyard, rooftop decks and three floors of El Zapato.
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Arial view of the private courtyard, rooftop decks and three floors of El Zapato.
Bathroom ! of 5 ADA compliant of first floor. Queen Bed in first floor Lobster Studio  which opens to the courtyard. Not a sofa - queen mattress!
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Arial view of the private courtyard, rooftop decks and three floors of El Zapato.
Bathroom ! of 5 ADA compliant of first floor.
Queen Bed in first floor Lobster Studio  which opens to the courtyard. Not a sofa - queen mattress!
Whimsical gate entry to courtyard
Tile on exterior of building naming all craftsmen....
Front view of El Zapato from the street
Whimsical light fixture in the arched ceiling of the Turquoise Penthouse.
free parking sign nearby
living room of the Penthouse
Jeff Shelton Original drawing of the house
Second floor bath
Panoramic rooftop views in all directions
View of rooftop plus bathroom Turret and sleeping Turret
King bed in Master.
Front of El Zapato from Garden Street
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Holiday Rental House -
4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 12
Santa Barbara, California

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DanielleR...
Santa Barbara, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“More than a vacation rental - it's an experience”
Reviewed 16 August 2018 for a stay in March 2018
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This is one of the most incredible vacation rentals I've seen in Santa Barbara! I felt like Alice in Wonderland and I didn't want to leave. Located just a couple blocks from downtown restaurants, bars and shopping is ideal for car-free travellers. Architecture buffs, this is heaven! Locally designed by Jeff Shelton, who has several buildings in town, but only a couple are vacation rentals.
Perfect place for a family reunion or small party, the outside space is nice too for a large family dinner or cocktails. There's a full kitchen too!
Soak it all in and take a moment to notice all the hand crafted details, like wall to wall hand painted tiles <3

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Management Response
29 Sep 2018
Danielle thank you for the great review!
Really appreciate it / a lot of love went into that house!
Carla
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