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3 Bedrooms
4 Beds

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About this listing

Utilizing 1/5 of an acre with an Eco/Permaculture Design ethic, nestled in the desirable Meiners Oaks section of Ojai. This private gated property features a 3BR main house, 2 rental cabins, and beautiful gardens.

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The Space
Bathrooms: 2.5
Bedrooms: 3
Beds: 4
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s) and Other pet(s)
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $25 / night after 4 guests
Cleaning Fee: $75
Security Deposit: $500
Weekly discount: 15%
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

The Main House features 3 bedrooms and 4 beds: Bedroom 1 has a queen bed, Bedroom 2 has a queen bed, Bedroom 3 has 1 king bed and 1 twin bed. The house has a full bathroom with shower and tub, and complete kitchen.

All of our cleaning supplies are eco friendly and natural, and our gardens are organic. We have premium beds and 100% cotton linens. We do our best to choose the healthiest and most sustainable option available. There is filtered drinking water in the kitchen.

Guest Access

Guests have shared access to wireless internet, hot tub, pool table, 2 outdoor showers (1 has a claw foot bathtub!), outdoor kitchen and bathroom facilities. There is ample street parking, bicycles, and library/video check out. Our chickens and gardens provide fresh eggs and produce when available.

Interaction with Guests

We have a caretaker on site who can help arrange bicycles or assist with other needs. Please let us know what time you plan on arriving so we can let you in and give you a tour of the property.

The Neighborhood

The property is 2.5 miles from downtown Ojai and close to hiking/mountain biking trails, local hot springs, and local wine tasting. We are walking distance to organic restaurants, yoga classes, Aikido lessons, and bars.

Getting Around

Many things are within walking distance and we do have bikes for guests to borrow. The Ojai Trolley goes from Meiners Oaks to downtown Ojai.

Other Things to Note

Meiners Oaks Retreat does not allow pets. While pets are never allowed in the house, we keep chickens and one sweet kitty lives outdoors on the property. There are dogs, cats, chickens, horses, and other animals in our neighborhood.

See "Meiners Oaks Retreat" on the internet for more pics and info. Please note, all reservations must be booked through airbnb.

In an effort to make the place the best retreat possible, we are continually upgrading the property. There are some renovation materials on site. We make every effort to work around bookings to keep the place as comfortable and quiet as possible for our guests.

Cabins also available for additional fee. Each Cabin sleeps 2 adults on 1 Queen bed. More info on cabins here:
Pine Cabin: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1011548
Hidden Cabin: https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/1308863

Or you can book the entire property for larger gatherings. You can review the property details here:

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House Rules

Meiners Oaks Retreat does not allow pets.

Please do not park blocking any mailbox or driveway in our neighborhood.

While Ojai is a safe and friendly community, always lock your car and our front gate.

With respect for our neighbors, please be quiet while outdoors after 10:00pm and while coming and going.

We allow respectfull nudity in our hot tub, sauna and the surrounding area. Nude sunbathing is also permitted in the back yard. Lewd and lascivious activity will not be permitted in any outdoor areas.

Please do not bring any glass in to the hot tub area.

All houseware is to stay in the house. A fee will be charged for any lost or damaged houseware.

All furniture is intentionally placed. Please do not rearrange the furniture.

The outdoor bathtub drains to the garden, so please do not use salts in the outdoor bath. Salts are very hard on plants and can kill them.

Do not feed the chickens any chicken! However they love the rest of your food scraps.

Please, NO SOAP on the cast iron pans.

Feel free to use any of the food in the refrigerator and pantry. Please replace anything you use a noticeably large amount of, unless it is perishable.

If anything breaks during your stay, please let us know asap.

Before you check out:
All dishes are to be fully cleaned.
Beds are to be stripped and sheets left in a pile on each bed.
All used towels are to be left in the bathroom.
Please take out all the trash, recycling, and compost. Rubbish bins are on the street, compost goes to the chickens.

Please be respectful of other guests who may be staying on the property at the same time as you.

Do not enter any private space on the property except the space you have specifically rented. This includes the caretaker trailer, tool sheds, other rentals such as the cabins, etc.

If you spill in the oven please clean it. A dirty oven will result in a $100 cleaning fee.

No tobacco products are to be used in the house, smoke or vapor. There is no smoking allowed on the property other than in the seating area that is in the front of the property. Please be aware of other guests that may be on the property at the same time as you that may be offended or allergic to tobacco.

Excessive drinking will not be permitted. We enjoy a good party as much as everyone else, however if your group gets extremely wasted, we will ask you to leave without a refund.

If we find you have more guests than registered, we will charge you for the additional guests and/or ask them to leave.

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1 night minimum stay
Bedroom with queen bed

Bedroom with queen bed

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About the Host, Mark

Ojai, California, United States
Member since March 2013


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