Rancho Mesa Escondida Adobe House

Carpinteria, California



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It’s easy being green in this unique 3BR, 3BA adobe Carpinteria ranch home (sleeps 6) set in the midst of plump avocados! Kick back in the big yard by the pool as Pacific Ocean views surround you, or hop on Freeway 101 to Santa Barbara, Ojai and Ventura.

• TurnKey photo-verifies this home is professionally cleaned with products approved by the EPA for use against COVID-19. Bookings at this home include a 24-hr buffer between guest stays.
•A tranquil hideaway on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific ocean between Ventura and Santa Barbara, just above world famous Rincon Point, and minutes from the seaside town of Carpinteria and its "World's Safest Beach."

Rancho Mesa Escondida (Hidden Mesa) is a working organic avocado and citrus ranch with lush orchards and beautiful views of the ocean, canyons, and mountains. Spanish-style home owned by the family for 4 generations was built by master adobero Pete Aquilar with adobe soil from the site and is furnished with Spanish antiques. The house and gardens provide a private, peaceful setting for a writer, artist, bird watcher, business team, family, or small group seeking a quiet getaway close to town. Maximum occupancy of 6.

Note: No events are allowed at this property.


A long driveway winds through fruit trees to the home. Step through the front door into the living area with antique furnishings below vaulted ceilings. Couch seating for 8 surrounds a wood fireplace, and a dining area drenched with light from a long wall of sliding glass doors seats 6.

Outside, a patio with outdoor dining enjoys views across the Pacific Ocean and Los Padres mountain range.

In the kitchen, find new stainless steel appliances, wood countertops, and original cabinetry. Plenty of space and lovely views makes cooking light work!

The 1st bathroom has a walk-in shower and single farm-style vanity. It serves bedroom 2, where you’ll find a king bed and Spanish antiques.

If you value privacy, the master bedroom answers your wish: it has windows looking at the sea and is slightly detached from the main house with one connecting hall. There’s a king bed, antique furnishings including a Moroccan birdcage, and an armoire with your own TV.

Curl up on the sofa, sit and write at the desk, or step out to the yard from a private door. An en-suite bathroom has a shower/tub combo.

Bedroom 3 is separate, accessed through glass sliding doors, and hosts 2 twin beds, a couch, and an original desk. It too has an en-suite walk-in shower.

Outside, a large pool is surrounded by Adirondack deck chairs, and a pathway leads to the vegetable gardens. Set on 18 acres of avocado trees, there’s no shortage of space here! There is an additional charge to heat the pool, $50 per day.

A laundry room on site is available for use, but it’s a shared facility, so plan accordingly.


Rincon Beach Park is just moments away, just below the ranch is popular with surfers, but you can swim, picnic, explore tide pools, or birdwatch too. Head to the nearby Carpinteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, where you’ll find hiking trails and scenic overlooks with views of harbor seals. And Carpinteria’s restaurants, shops, and “World’s Safest Beach” are just a 3 minute drive away.

You can be in Santa Barbara in 15 minutes—visit Stearns Wharf, the zoo, and the beach—or head inland to Ojai, 20 miles away, for art galleries, forest trails, and the Classical Music Festival. Ventura is also a quick drive down the 101.

Please note that the rental area is a full house, but the 3rd bedroom shares a wall, with no pass through, to another occupied apartment. The expansive grounds and working farm are maintained by employees during the day, and the owners live in a separate house on the property.


With TurnKey Vacation Rentals, you’ll always find unique vacation rental properties that provide a consistent, fine-hotel experience – Every Home. Every Stay. Every Time.

Upon booking, you’ll receive timely communications about your trip. Access to your professionally cleaned and sanitized home is also convenient with our custom keyless locks. And, if you need anything before, during or after your stay, our 24/7 local team is ready to help!Guests must be over the age of 25 and will be an occupant of the unit during the entire reserved period.
•No parties, excessive noise, or any illegal activity shall take place at property.
•No pets are allowed unless otherwise noted for specific properties. Pet-friendly homes require an additional fee, as follows: 1BR & 2BR properties - $100 pet fee, and 3BR & larger properties - $200 pet fee.
• No smoking is allowed in or around any property.Cleaning: Each property will be cleaned and inspected after your departure. We ask you to help us enable the cleaning crews as much as possible. Simple things like leaving the property tidy, running the dishwasher, starting to wash the towels, and taking out the trash are expected of our guests.If excessive wear and tear is found on property, or additional cleaning is necessary due to spills, trash left on site, unclean dishes, stains to furniture, carpeting, linens, paint, wallpaper, or flooring, Guest authorizes the Owner to bill them for additional fees. If at any time the maximum number of occupants is exceeded or if the Owner receives information about excessive noise, Owner has the right to evict Guest and all occupants immediately and to bill the guest a minimum service fee of $250. If any sign of smoking is discovered Guest authorizes the Owner to charge the guest a minimum $500 cleaning fee. Unless the rental policy specifically allows, if any sign of any pet is discovered Guest authorizes Owner to charge the guest an additional minimum $500 cleaning fee.Properties are fully furnished properties that will include bedspreads, linens, blankets, pillows, towels, a fully equipped kitchen, TV, furnishings unless otherwise specified.Travel Insurance is highly recommended for any stay.Please note that you may be required to execute additional agreements in order to comply with TurnKey's Terms of Service, HomeOwner's association rules or local laws or regulations.

All properties managed by TurnKey Vacation Rentals have on-site devices for the safety and security of guests and the home. Any attempt to turn off, damage, disrupt or remove these devices will lead to fines and/or eviction without a refund. This home has the following devices: Sound Decibel Monitor - does not record, monitors noise level, located in common areas throughout the home.


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