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With the mountains of Los Padres National Forest on one side and the Pacific Ocean on the other, it isn’t hard to see the natural beauty of Santa Barbara. Known as the American Riviera because of its Mediterranean climate and sandy shores, Santa Barbara boasts easy access to wine country and a host of celebrity residents.

Amongst the Spanish red tiles present in Santa Barbara are a number of cultural and educational amenities. Should you decide to rent in Santa Barbara, you’ll be able to catch a performance at the Santa Barbara Bowl, spend time with all kinds of species at the Santa Barbara Zoo, stroll along the historic Stearns Wharf, sunbathe at Arroyo Burro Beach County Park, appreciate the renderings in the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, engage with the latest exhibit at MOXI the Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation, bask in the beauty of Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, and attend the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.

Convenient to the Pacific Coast Highway and Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, Santa Barbara allows for simple commutes and travels.


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As of October 2017, the average apartment rent in Santa Barbara, CA is $1,335 for a studio, $1,574 for one bedroom, $2,303 for two bedrooms, and $2,864 for three bedrooms. Apartment rent in Santa Barbara has increased by 1.1% in the past year.

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82 Walk Score® Very Walkable
9 Transit Score® Minimal Transit
92 Bike Score® Biker's Paradise


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Santa Barbara, CA Average Apartment Rent

Santa Barbara apartments provide all of the culture, shopping, and nightlife you'd expect from urban living. While apartment rent varies, you can expect to pay, on average, $1,480 for a one-bedroom apartment, $2,040 for a two-bedroom apartment, and $2,380 for a three-bedroom apartment. Apartments in Santa Barbara typically range from 600 square feet for a studio to 1,310 square feet for a three-bedroom unit.

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