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About Rockwood Vacation Retreats
My husband and I (Wendy and Chuck Rockwood), have been fortunate enough to enjoy living in Santa Barbara and Big Bear, California for many years. They have been great places to raise our three children and we are fortunate to continue to share the blessings with our growing group of grandchildren and even a great granddaughter!
It gives us great pleasure to host families, providing for great vacations in these special places. Our vacation homes are perfect for making treasured memories, providing privacy and relaxation when you come "home" after a busy day enjoying all that these areas provide. Check out our photo galleries for a glimpse to the many things that await you in these great communities. We have homes of every size and are sure to have something that works for a couple up to a larger family. What distinguishes our properties is that they are all stand alone units with private parking, and private yards. They truly are "retreats" which we think is an important part of a vacation, a place to slow down and smell the roses.
We personally would choose a vacation home when we travel as a family. It is so superior to a hotel in that you can all enjoy a home cooked meal and not have the whole vacation be a scheduling of "where do we go out to eat?" next. Dining out is great and there are great options in both Santa Barbara and Big Bear, but it so relaxing to have a kitchen and places to gather as a family for meals, without having to go out for every meal.
We have set up this website to assist you in planning your vacation. Check out the links to some of our favorite things to do in our communities. We also are available to advise you on your stay as we have lived personally at each of our locations. We have set up each home as that a "home" with the comforts we want when we spend time there. When you book with us, you will be dealing with myself or my husband Chuck, from inquiry to departure as we personally manage all of our properties and take special pride in providing for your stay. We do have a great team as well for all the behind the scenes cleaning and management needs, but rest assured we are always available.
Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions and we look forward to hosting you at one of our properties. We hope you might also join the growing group of our many "repeat guests" as Santa Barbara and Big Bear are too beautiful to enjoy only once.