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Furnished Housing Options

UCSB West Cottages
(approx. 1 mile from Campus)
Located on the West Campus bluffs in a peaceful retreat-like setting with sweeping views of the ocean. Sleeping accommodations include rooms with private and shared bathrooms, shared kitchen, laundry room and living areas. 2- and 3-bedroom suites are also available. Currently a one (1) week minimum stay is required.

Storke 1 Family Student Housing

Located a half mile west of the main UCSB campus, a 5-10 minute walk from the Pacific Ocean and close to shopping centers. Four furnished rentals are reserved for short-term visiting faculty.
UCSB Community Housing Office
 
Resource for privately-owned housing near UCSB
Santa Barbara News Press
 
Our Local Paper – Rental Classified Section
“Haves and Needs” List
 
This list is electronically distributed to most Real Estate Agents and Brokers, as well as Property Managers.  You can search through the “Haves” or post a “Need” for $20.
 
Extended Stay America  
Oakwood Furnished Rentals
Contact Dolores (818-710-5444)
 
Furnished 2 bedroom units at Willow Springs Apartments.  Prices start at $139/day for a furnished 2 bedroom, 1 bath.  30 day min. rental.
Sharon Chessmar
schessmar@aol.com
 
Has an assortment of apartments in the downtown Santa Barbara area. They are fully furnished in a European bed & breakfast style. Some have views. Prices range from $1750 to $2350 per month.
Eric Penner
805-563-2121 x211
800-421-4452
 
Century 21 Butler Realty specializes in furnished rentals.
Coastal Hideaways
805-963-2082
 
This Company has several beach rentals plus other vacation rentals south of Santa Barbara, in Carpinteria and Ventura.
Janet Gander Guy
805-403-7576
 
rents out 4 small 1 bedroom furnished cottages in Santa Barbara.  $1,700/month.  Small but “fun and funky”. She also rents out her own 2 bedroom + study, 1 bath older house (1890) on request.
Sabbatical Homes  Academics’ Housing Network
Look for faculty from UCSB going on sabbatical and renting their homes.
Coastal Properties
805-969-1258
 
Check their webpage first and if you don’t see anything suitable ask for Janice or Laurie.
Vacation Rentals By Owner  
Harbor House Inn
805-962-9745
888-474-6789
 
Just 1 block to the beach at 104 Bath Street. 8 of 10 units have small kitchens. Some have small living rooms. Flexible Rates.
Craigslist
 
One of my favorite locations to search for rental information, and much more. This is a great, easy to use, commercial free web site.
Sierra Property Management
805-692-1520
 
“I work with Sierra Property Mgmt. and have been helping foreign students and faculty locate housing throughout Santa Barbara and Goleta. I enjoy helping people especially foreigners and have been doing it for a long time. Our website is should you wish to view our listings.” Lori Clements, Sierra Property Management.
Other Options...
  • Fashion Furniture
    • Providing furniture rental solutions. Packages starting at $295.
  • Faculty and Staff can post advertisements at the following locations:
    • Sabbatical Homes
    • “Haves and Needs” List
      • This list is electronically distributed to most Real Estate Agents and Brokers, as well as Property Managers.  You can search through the “Haves” or post a “Need” for $20.
    • Craigslist
      • Great resource for rental information, and much more.