Golden Inn & Village

890 N REFUGIO RD, Santa Ynez, California 93460

The Golden Inn and Village provides multi-generational affordable housing to families and seniors in a 7.3 acre campus-like setting that promotes outdoor recreational use and social interaction.  The grounds are designed with walking trails, lush drought resistive landscape and preserved historic oak trees.

The family apartments include 8 one-bedroom apartments, 10 two-bedroom apartments, and 10 three-bedroom apartments.  Amenities include all appliances, laundry facilities, a community center, and a park like playground with BBQ area. One unit is designated for the resident manager.

The independent living senior development includes 20 studio units and 40 one-bedroom units. Each unit is equipped with an independent kitchen and there is a commercial kitchen adjacent to the dining facility in the community center.  The common   use area includes a beauty parlor, computer room, library, card room, and other multi-use rooms for clubs and organizations.  Throughout the common area are intimate seating areas where residents can read a book, sip coffee, and form lasting friendships.  There is a central courtyard with ample seating for seniors and visitors to take in the view of surrounding rolling hills and vineyards.

The senior development has an onsite activities director that coordinates ongoing senior activities and services that are provided free of charge by members of the community through The Rona Barrett Foundation fundraising and volunteer efforts.



Project-Based Vouchers


Unit (Bd/Ba) Ft2 Rent
One-Bedroom (1/1) - Call for Price
Two-Bedroom (2/1) - Call for Price
Three-Bedroom (3/1) - Call for Price

Golden Inn & Village Details

  • 84 one, two and three bedroom units.
  • Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV)

Property Amenities

  • Playground
  • BBQ and Picnic Area
  • Library
  • Barber Shop and Beauty Salon
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Courtyard

Unit Amenities

  • Gourmet Kitchen

Golden Inn & Village is managed by Housing Authority of the City of Santa Barbara.

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