About Santa Barbara Exclusive Rentals
“Santa Barbara Exclusive Rentals,
a new benchmark for vacation rentals, where you
come as guests and leave as friends.”


Santa Barbara Exclusive Rentals has an exclusive portfolio of high-end properties in Santa Barbara, Hope Ranch, Carpinteria and Montecito. Whether you are looking for large or small, ocean view, on the sand, or fabulous coastal and mountain views, SBER has a wonderful selection of estates, villas, and cottages for you to choose from


Donna Hartman

Donna Hartman is the Owner & Founder of Santa Barbara Exclusive Rentals. With vision and foresight, she worked for nearly a year using her own “exclusive” property as a vacation rental, to formulate a unique and successful business model within the Vacation Rental Industry. Donna acquired the reputation as a professional with a high level of integrity, who went to great lengths to ensure every guest experienced a memorable vacation. Donna’s model includes invaluable concierge services that provide the extra level of superior quality she feels her guests deserve. She enjoys working with families, couples, corporate executives, and individuals who are looking for the perfect property in the Santa Barbara area for their vacation or winter home!  ”Santa Barbara is a truly special place. I wanted to create a business in which I am proud to be recognized as a leader in the vacation rental industry. Developing this superior business model brings me great joy and has afforded me the opportunity to develop wonderful friendships with locals, as well as people from all over the world. It is an amazing feeling to be doing something you truly have a passion for. I am honored to offer our services and exclusive homes to you.” For a life less ordinary… contact us and experience it for yourself”

Email:  Donna@sbexclusiverentals.com


Kelsey Hartman Winslow

Kelsey Hartman Winslow, our Director of Client Services, is valuable team member of Santa Barbara Exclusive Rentals. Kelsey is a dedicated professional and quite knowledgeable in all areas of running Santa Barbara Exclusive Rentals.  Every business owner benefits when their second in command is efficient, loyal, and dedicated to their job.   Kelsey’s wide range of responsibilities include Guest Welcomes, Departure Inspections, Concierge Services, Blogger, Social Media Specialist, Reservations, and working with Guests throughout their stay!   Kelsey has the “perfect” warm and friendly personality, and creates a stellar “first impression” of Santa Barbara Exclusive Rentals. Kelsey is married, loves photography, reading, writing, traveling, hiking and living the Santa Barbara lifestyle. Thank YOU Kelsey for your 4 years of exemplary service!

Email: Kelsey@sbexclusiverentals.com


Marion Schelker

Marion Schelker comes from France and she is in Santa Barbara to do an internship. She graduated Advanced Technician’s Certificate Real Estate Occupations and Professional License Manager of Real Estate Programs. Marion has several experiments in the sale, the rent and the management of properties. She is a new member of Santa Barbara Exclusive Rentals for three months. Marion is passionate by outdoor and sports activities and she likes discovering the new landscapes and lifestyle of Santa Barbara.

Email: Marion@sbexclusiverentals.com


Mia Rodgers

Mia Rodgers first came to Santa Barbara as a student at U.C. Santa Barbara studying Law and Society and fell in love with the area. After working for the Santa Barbara District Attorney’s office, she pursued the entrepreneurial path of running a small business targeting the college demographic for four years. Interested in furthering her career in online advertising and marketing, she transplanted to the Pacific Northwest for a start-up opportunity. Returning to Santa Barbara with over 10 years of online web marketing experience, she has worked for two very successful local companies, ValueClick and j2 Global Communications. She calls Santa Barbara home with her husband Tim and their two children. She is an active water person competing in outrigger canoe paddling and has represented Southern California in several International competitions.

Email: Mia@sbexclusiverentals.com



Lindsay bio coming soon….
Email: Lindsay@sbexclusiverentals.com







Quotes from past Clients and Homeowners…

“Her positive attitude and pride of ownership is apparent in every relationship she develops.”

– A former guest – Belguim


“It was a sheer pleasure working with SB Exclusive Rentals. Everything was handled with utmost efficiency and promptness from our initial contact to the end of our stay. We would not hesitate to deal with them in the future and would highly recommend their services and properties.”
– A former guest – Kuwait


“Donna has been a consummate professional. She understands and appreciates the importance of a client’s holiday and goes out of her way to insure that the Agreement is clear and the properties have always exceeded our expectations. Her personal touches and availability to address any needs during a stay has been exemplary.”
– A former guest – Chico, CA


“Donna Hartman from SB Exclusive Rentals is a true pleasure to work with. She is professional, knowledgeable and very generous with her time. She genuinely cares about the needs of her clients and sees that no detail is overlooked.”
– Valerie Gaccetta – Owner


“What a pleasure it is to work with Donna. Her attention to the details of making a wonderful memory whether it is a weekend get away in the Paradise of Santa Barbara or for an extended stay, she is on top of every detail. She has the finest of properties in her collection, ours included, and I always know that I can depend upon her to deliver”
– J Daly – Owner


“My wife and I have used SB Exclusive Rentals to market our vacation home for 3 years now and we could not be happier. Donna Hartman and her team are focused on providing the best possible experience for vacationers while servicing homeowners in every way. Her marketing program is top-notch and literally reaches out to every corner of the world for domestic and international vacationers. Donna and her team are pros and simply a pleasure to work with.”
– F & G Krupica – Owner


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