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142 Apartments for rent in Santa Barbara County, CA

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Check out 142 verified apartments for rent in Santa Barbara County, CA with rents starting as low as $1,050. Some apartments for rent in Santa Barbara County might offer rent specials. Look out for the
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La Vista Apartments of Santa Maria
740 S Western Ave
Santa Maria, CA | Adam Park
Studio
$1,980
393 sqft
1 Bedroom
$2,201
608 sqft
2 Bedrooms
$2,965
788 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 12:42 AM
Great location, close to Santa Maria Town Center Mall and Allan Hancock College. Community features include BBQ grill, courtyard, pool and playground. Units feature dishwasher, patio or balcony, and garbage disposal.
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6 Units Available
Montiavo
2460 Rubel Way
Santa Maria, CA
2 Bedrooms
$3,057
1084 sqft
3 Bedrooms
$3,700
1303 sqft
Last updated July 26 at 12:42 AM
Great location for commuters just off of Highway 101. Units feature walk in closets, patio or balcony, carpet, ceiling fan, microwave, and ceiling fan. Community includes pool, hot tub, and gym.
1 Unit Available
40 Oceano Ave.Unit 3
40 Oceano Avenue
Santa Barbara, CA | East Mesa
2 Bedrooms
$8,000
1207 sqft
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 26 at 12:43 AM
One of our most private spaces and the only unit with it's own yard and hot tub! The Oceano is a corner suite complete with a private yard and hot tub overlooking the Pacific Ocean and marina! This lovely 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite on the water is sure to please. Gaze out into an infinite expanse of sky and ocean from 50 feet above the sea perched just above one of the most beloved beaches in Santa Barbara. Bring loved ones and a good book; enjoy the fine sandy beach and unforgettable dips in the Pacific Ocean just steps from your door. Open your curtains to the panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean and Channel islands. Two separate, huge sliders off the spacious living area and master bedroom open onto your large, private balcony; bask in views of palm trees blowing in the breeze against a cobalt blue ocean backdrop. Newly remodeled and styled with Restoration Hardware furnishings, you will find The Oceano to be a relaxing retreat. The Oceano comes with one designated compact parking space, a private entrance and yard, a fully stocked kitchen (*dishes and utensils, not groceries), private hot tub, linens, hair dryer, bathroom towels, beach towels, and access to the gated, communal rooftop deck and beach staircase, as well as recently updated community laundry facility. Also included in the listed price: maid & linen service every 10 days, cable/wifi, all utility services, parking, weekly yoga on our oceanfront rooftop sundeck, and 24/7 maintenance and on-site staffing. And don't forget, we are pet-friendly! We are at your service and look forward to pampering you while you relax by the beach! Call for a tour today.
1 Unit Available
821 Cliff Drive - 107 (B)
821 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA | West Beach
1 Bedroom
$1,300
1000 sqft
2 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 26 at 12:43 AM
Beach City is a fully furnished gated community located less than a minute away from Santa Barbara City College, 5 minutes from the beach, and 10 minutes from the heart of downtown Santa Barbara. Our units are modern and fully furnished with Flat Screen TVs, Stainless Steel appliances, and a Bose Speaker System! We have on-site maintenance along with an in-house cleaning service. Take advantage of our tenant exclusive amenities such as the Beach City pool, gym, study pods, free rental bikes and more! Additionally, there are weekly events; taco nights, movie nights, catering from a variety of restaurants, and other fun and social activities. All utilities are included in your rent: FREE water FREE electricity FREE Wi-Fi FREE cable FREE trash Nestled between convenient shopping on the Mesa and beautiful Leadbetter Beach, you can find us at Beach City. We are within walking distance from the comfort of the beach and the excitement of State street, as we neighbor Santa Barbara City College. The complex includes on-site laundry machines, a study room, pool area, off street parking/car ports, and a gym amenity. We also have weekly events that all include free food, such as pancake dinners, taco Tuesdays, BBQs, pool parties, and much more for all students to enjoy.
1 Unit Available
220 N Soledad St
220 North Soledad Street
Santa Barbara, CA | Eastside
2 Bedrooms
$3,200
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
AVAILABLE NOW!! Built in 2016. Conveniently located across from Franklin Elementary School on the lower East side Santa Barbara. Light and bright upstairs 2 bed 1 bath unit. Gated access to property and 1 off street parking space in a shared garage. Small storage area included and coin-op laundry in the building. Large private patio.Non-smoking. Tenants pay all utilities. Landlord maintains grounds. Pets may be considered w/ additional pet deposit. One year lease required.
1 Unit Available
335 Moreton Bay
335 Moreton Bay Lane
Goleta, CA | Encina
2 Bedrooms
$2,750
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
2 bedroom 2 bath unfurnished Encina Royale adult community condo. One tenant must be 55+ Year old and 2nd tenant can be 45+ years old. This a spacious and serene ground floor unit with washer and dryer inside the unit. This light and bright unit has new carpet and an updated kitchen. It also has two large covered patios and cable and water are included. Encina Royals is a unique adult community that includes a 9 hole par 3 golf course, heated pool, workshop, clubhouse, exercise room, community garden, and just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and parks.
1 Unit Available
316 W De La Guerra St
316 West De La Guerra Street
Santa Barbara, CA | West Downtown
3 Bedrooms
$4,350
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Cape Cod style 3 bed/2 bath end unit townhome located 2 blocks from Paseo Nuevo and downtown. Cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors in living area, fireplace and balcony. Interior laundry, attached 1-car garage with 1 additional parking spot. Available now for 1 year lease. $4350 deposit. No pets. Email Natasha with questions or to schedule a time to view.
1 Unit Available
4515 Carpinteria Ave
4515 Carpinteria Avenue
Carpinteria, CA
2 Bedrooms
$3,650
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
2 Bedroom 2.5 Bath Beach Grove community condo! This is an unfurnished long term rental located in Carpinteria CA. The condo has two upstairs suites. Each suite has its own bathroom and over sized closet. Both suites have access to a balcony. The main downstairs living area also has an enclosed patio area and an open and bright feel with a half bath. The kitchen is nicely appointed with nice counter and cabinet space and is open to the main living area. The condo does have a washer and dryer inside the unit. This community also has a pool and is located close to restaurants, shopping, schools and beaches.
1 Unit Available
2339 Edgewater Way
2339 Edgewater Way
Santa Barbara, CA | West Mesa
4 Bedrooms
$12,900
2150 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Cliff-top, Ocean-front, gorgeous peace of paradise sitting right next to the famous Mesa steps taking you right down to the sand & the waves. Breathtaking, unobstructed views & calming ocean sounds. Beautiful landscaping all around with a number of fruit trees. Walk out balcony from master bedroom & large windows in the living room offer same incredible views.Home offers lots of storage space. 3 bedrooms on the upper level and one large bedroom on the main level. Wood fireplace in the living room.
1 Unit Available
1986 Arriba St
1986 Arriba Drive
Toro Canyon, CA | La Mirada Estates
3 Bedrooms
$12,500
2340 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Available for the first time since it's construction! A private, gated oasis in the foothills of Carpinteria! Situated on 3+ acres in the exclusive El Toro Canyon, this property has incredible views of the ocean, islands, and mountains. The property is perfectly situated adjacent to a state park for ultimate tranquility. The single-level ranch home is flooded with natural light and features three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and beautiful finishes to suit the casual coastal lifestyle. Take in ocean views from the living areas and kitchen which feature wood-beamed ceilings, floor-to-ceiling windows, and excellent indoor-outdoor flow inviting you out onto an expansive patio overlooking the Pacific. The master suite enjoys peaceful views and dual walk-in closets with an en-suite bathroom.
1 Unit Available
160 Por La Mar Cir
160 Por La Mar Circle
Santa Barbara, CA | East Beach
1 Bedroom
$2,950
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Enjoy the luxe life at El Escorial East Beach! Let the Spanish~Mediterranean vibe whisk you away as you step into this meticulously remodeled top floor unit with skylight & no one above you. Amazing chefs' kitchen with all new stainless appliances including convection microwave, oven, gas cooktop, LG refrigerator and dishwasher.Touch faucet in large stainless Ruvani Italian sink, beautiful quartz counter with marble backsplash, butter cream cabinets.Marble soaking tub, large walk-in closet, washer dryer hookups or easy access to nearby shared laundry facilities. Relax on the private balcony. Long term unfurnished includes water, trash, basic cable with HBO & Showtime, internet and full access to resort style pool and spa, tennis, gym, covered parking, security gated entry and more!
1 Unit Available
1616 Overlook Ln
1616 Overlook Lane
Santa Barbara, CA | Eastside
3 Bedrooms
$4,500
1956 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Sweeping ocean views of the Santa Barbara Harbor & islands are front and center from this 3 bed,2 bath Riviera home. A spacious living room with fireplace, separate chef's kitchen and dining room plus ocean view deck creates one level living space. Located close to Montecito, Downtown and the Beach, it's the best of everything Santa Barbara has to offer. UNFURNISHED,one year (or more), plus utilities. NP/NSemail for an application, viewing open house July 11. NP/NS Garage & driveway parking.
1 Unit Available
1005 N Milpas St
1005 North Milpas Street
Santa Barbara, CA | Laguna
2 Bedrooms
$4,500
3 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Available September 1, 2021. New construction, Spanish style 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, multi level condo. Gourmet kitchen, air conditioning, multiple decks, lots of light, views. Laundry and 1 car garage. One year lease. Deposit $4500. Utilities are not included. No pets. No smoking. Please email Natasha with questions or to schedule a time to view. Do not disturb occupants.
1 Unit Available
240 Ortega Ridge Rd
240 Ortega Ridge Road
Summerland, CA
5 Bedrooms
$69,000
11685 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Montecito masterpiece is now available for long term lease. This private retreat offers mountain & ocean views, while this 5 bedroom, 5.5 bathroom modernist villa unfolds over 0.94 acre & is a true work of art. Rumored to be designed by Frances Underhill in 1906, the current owners along with Becker Studios modernized this Neo-classical estate in 2016. Privacy, large windows, beamed ceilings, 8 fireplaces, private guest studio, wine cellar, dumbwaiter & game room all combine to make this house a home. Outside, experience Lockwood de Forest gardens, lush courtyards, a koi pond, luxe sitting areas, outdoor fire pits, resort-style pool, sauna, & 3-car garage.
1 Unit Available
1524 E Valley Rd
1524 East Valley Road
Montecito, CA
2 Bedrooms
$13,000
1784 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
FULLY FURNISHED RENTAL. AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 1: With its quaint atmosphere and upscale vibe, The Upper Village is a unique and welcoming area of Montecito near the crossroads of East Valley and San Ysidro Roads- just down the street from Oprah's estate! The two-bedroom, two-bathroom home has a modern exterior with warm and comfortable decor inside. Each bedroom with it's own en suite bath. The kitchen, sleek and uncomplicated, offers vast counter space, a 6-burner stove, and high gloss touch release cabinets that line a sizeable galley-style kitchen. Two outdoor patios to enjoy and a single garage.
1 Unit Available
1369 School House Rd
1369 School House Road
Montecito, CA
1 Bedroom
$2,600
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Available July 1st 2021 unfurnished Montecito gated guest house! One bedroom with lighted closet. A bonus room, which could be used as a second bedroom. Kitchen with eating nook area and large windows-providing lots of natural light. Kitchen includes refrigerator, gas stove/oven and microwave appliances. Large living room with high ceilings and double door entry. Patio area with possible garden plot. Bathroom with shower unit. Access to Washer and Dryer facilities. Lots of charm with some wood ceilings and tile floors.Secluded location, in a highly sought-after area, in Montecito.
1 Unit Available
630 Oak Grove Dr
630 Oak Grove Drive
Montecito, CA
5 Bedrooms
$52,500
4011 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
This is a fully furnished short-term rental for August only. Oak Tree Farmhouse is a newly remodeled 5 BD/3.5 BA contemporary farmhouse on 1.3 acres. This fantastic property has a chef's style kitchen with a grand island and is furnished with modern furniture, hardwood floors, granite counters, and large windows for lots of natural light, a vast floor plan adjoining the spacious living and dining room areas opening up to an expansive backyard, lounging area, and outdoor dining table with a built-in BBQ and its very own covered bridge. Three of the bedrooms have ensuite bathrooms. An office and 5th bedroom are available to change into bedrooms. There is a wet bar, a huge laundry room with two washers and two dryers, and a two-car garage, all located amongst many gorgeous oak trees.
1 Unit Available
2084 Alisos Dr
2084 Alisos Drive
Montecito, CA
3 Bedrooms
$45,000
4093 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Summer Lease now available for immediate occupancy! This 3 bedroom private Andalusian style villa sitting on a charming lane off Lilac Drive is tastefully surrounded by lush landscaping and majestic oaks on a park-like acre.This home has all the bells and whistles you could possibly need for your Montecito home from home.The home boasts 3 oversized bedrooms with the option of 4th.You'll live as much outdoors as you will indoors in this comfortable entertaining home which is now available for lease though end of August.
1 Unit Available
174 Coronada Cir
174 Coronada Circle
Santa Barbara, CA | Eucalpytus Hill
2 Bedrooms
$11,500
2180 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Furnished Rental Avail Sept 10 - Oct 10, 2021 Only. Breathtaking views of the ocean, islands and the city of Santa Barbara from this tranquil single level home. Coronada Circle is a respected Montecito community within a beautifully lush setting. This 2-BR/2-BA home is on the ocean side of the circle. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame the unobstructed panoramic coastal and city views. South facing covered decks are suitable for year-round relaxation and entertainment. Easily maintained landscaping featuring blooming camellia's and drought tolerant plants. Added features: 2 fireplaces, A/C, breakfast room, view decks, attached 2-car garage. As an added benefit the community offers a glistening pool and spa for resident use.
1 Unit Available
805 Park Hill Ln
805 Park Hill Lane
Montecito, CA
5 Bedrooms
$35,000
5200 sqft
6 Bedrooms
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Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
In a setting of extraordinary natural beauty this sparkling white Montecito villa will captivate you with its stunning unique architecture. Ocean views are framed by floor to ceiling custom large paned windows that fill the home with light throughout. Wood beams, stone finishes, no expense spared remodeled kitchen, hardwood floors, flowing floor plan - this is not your cookie cutter imitation Euro villa, but rather a work of art.This is a home for the active and nature loving. The open kitchen/family room opens to a Mexican Riviera-style covered outdoor patio with built-in seating and outdoor fireplace that seats a group. There are five en suite bedrooms several that would be ideal for guests or home office. The privately situated main bedroom has its own fireplace and balcony.
1 Unit Available
1137 Nirvana Rd
1137 Nirvana Road
Santa Barbara, CA | Bel Air
1 Bedroom
$5,600
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
This is a fully furnished short-term rental with seasonal pricing starting at 5,600/month. Single-level unit features ocean, coastal, city, and mountain views that can be enjoyed from almost everywhere in this contemporary apartment. The patio has chaise lounge chairs, BBQ, table and chairs to enjoy a delicious meal while getting lost in the heavenly views for days! A new kitchen offering elegant counters, new appliances, and custom cabinetry. The kitchen opens into the lovely living room with a flat-screen TV and French doors leading to a patio. The pleasant breakfast room adjacent to the kitchen is just perfect for morning coffee and quiet time. The bedroom features a new queen bed and a luxurious bathroom. Large office with views to work in.
1 Unit Available
2828 Foothill Rd
2828 Foothill Road
Mission Canyon, CA | Mission Canyon
2 Bedrooms
$8,500
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Come relax and rejuvenate in this ultra charming Santa Barbara Mission Canyon area furnished home this Summer. Available June 12- July 31st only. Gleaming hardwood and cork floors throughout, two master suites that each open to the incredible backyard gardens. The kitchen has an amazing antique stove and a counter peninsula to enjoy your breakfast. Music/Office/Art space in the converted garage for endless fun, TV den off the living room and a gorgeous dining room for meals with a wine bar and a separate martini bar for cocktail hour. Beautifully landscaped back yard with several different spots to chill out in. Outside living is spacious with a main living area, dining area, chaise lounge meditation area and a hammock to swing under the canopy of the orange, apple and lemon trees.
1 Unit Available
201 Cedar Ln
201 Cedar Lane
Santa Barbara, CA | Eucalpytus Hill
4 Bedrooms
$30,000
3280 sqft
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
AVAIL 10/7 - 1/1/22The perfect getaway..enjoy this beautifully remodeled Mid-Century modern view home at the end of a cul-de-sac. Be surrounded by fabulous artwork & attention to detail that the Interior Designer/Owner furnished this home with. Living & Dining rooms w/vaulted ceilings, a wood burning fireplace & walls of glass open to large decks looking out over the city, harbor & ocean. The best of indoor/outdoor living. Gourmet kitchen with everything you need to whip up delectable meals. Master suite with ocean views, sitting room & a luxurious master bathroom. Additional guest suite with queen bed, a full hall ba & an office on the main level. Downstairs, large guest bedroom with 2 double beds & full bathroom, multi-purpose living room/office/tv room/bedroom
1 Unit Available
3719 Santa Claus Ln
3719 Santa Claus Lane
Toro Canyon, CA
2 Bedrooms
$30,000
Last updated July 25 at 11:44 PM
Available monthly, starting July 1, 2021 - Sept. 30, 2021. Ultimate ocean-view living awaits in this stunning two-bedroom, two-bathroom, luxury home located on Santa Claus Beach. Watch unforgettable sunsets while listening to the waves from this newer, beachfront Cape Cod contemporary, surrounded by spacious wood decks and breathtaking views. Up a private stairwell is the bright, spacious home w/ two generous bedrooms w/ vaulted ceilings, an open concept kitchen/living/dining space, and two luxurious bathrooms. The gourmet kitchen w/ its marble backsplash and stainless appliances includes a large island and opens to a living and dining space w/ fireplace and large windows facing the surf. Outdoor spa tucked away on ocean-view deck and plenty of space for indoor-outdoor living

Average Rent in Santa Barbara County

Last updated July 23
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Barbara County is $2,226, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,045.
Studio
$1,946
1 Bed
$2,226
2 Beds
$3,045
3+ Beds
$3,737
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List
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How much is rent in Santa Barbara County?
In Santa Barbara County, the average rent is $1,946 for a studio, $2,226 for a 1-bedroom, $3,045 for a 2-bedroom, and $3,737 for a 3-bedroom. For more information on rental trends in Santa Barbara County, check out our monthly Santa Barbara County Rent Report.
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You can use the off-campus housing filters to find apartments near colleges located in or around Santa Barbara County. Some of the colleges and universities in the area include Ventura College, California Institute of the Arts, College of the Canyons, The Master's University and Seminary, and Allan Hancock College.

Average Rent in Santa Barbara County

Last updated July 23
The average rent for a 1 bedroom apartment in Santa Barbara County is $2,226, while the average rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $3,045.
Studio
$1,946
1 Bed
$2,226
2 Beds
$3,045
3+ Beds
$3,737
* Averages are based on the rental prices of properties listed on Apartment List