About this listing
Our cozy, comfortable and artfully decorated private guest cottage is a short 2 miles from the beautiful California Ventura coast on a quiet private street in a desirable neighborhood. Attention to detail in every aspect. You will love our space!
A unique and beautifully decorated space with an exposed brick wall, a private deck (soon to be built), a kitchenette, pillow top queen bed, luxurious linens and a private entrance. Comfortably sleeps 2. Off street parking.
"This cottage is like staying in an apartment therapy photoshoot. It is obvious how much love and attention to detail Jamie has poured into making this retreat unforgettable. We flew into LA with a few days to decompress before a slew of family holiday visits - and this cottage did just that. Enjoyed restful sleep, quiet evenings, and access to beach town Ventura as well as LA in under an hour. The cottage is perfect for two and even has it's own patio area (perfect for AM coffee and reading) and private entrance. We didn't want to leave. Jamie is a phenomenal host and extremely responsive - she made sure we felt right at home and is ready with recommendations for anything you can think of. We will definitely be booking with her again!"
We are a permitted vacation rental with the City of Ventura as required.
Kitchenette (no cooking facilities)
Coffee Maker/Coffee Press
Flat Screen TV with Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime
Wireless Bose Audio Speaker
Surfboard, Beach towels, umbrellas, beach chairs and ice chest upon request.
Interaction with Guests
We take your lead with regards to owner interaction. Though we are busy professionals, we are available by phone or text to help in any way. Please know that we live with 4 furry friends. Guests must LOVE dogs!
Our mid-town Ventura is a desirable residential neighborhood, friendly, and quiet. We are about 3 miles from the Downtown area and 1.5 miles from the ocean front. Off street parking.
Public transportation within a one block walk. A free shuttle from our quaint downtown area to the Harbor on weekends. Bike rentals available locally.
Other Things to Note
You must LOVE Dogs!
-Smoking permitted outdoors only.
-Loud parties or disturbances are prohibited between the hours of 10:00pm and 7:00am.
-You must have fun!
What an awesome find! Not just because of the open air bungalow feel, but the hospitality that came with it. It was a business trip to attend the Oxnard Salsa Festival, and it ended up being super pleasant in so many respects.We spent Friday on the beach (which is only a 1.25 mile walk downhill). Jamie had two backpack style beach chairs for us to take. Uber was never more than 5 mins wait all weekend long, making easy to get around and try different restaurants. The main drag is just a few mins down the road from Jamie and Bill's place. Thus, the location is great. As for the unit itself, it is decorated so charmingly. The bed is like a cloud. You have everything you need, and the hosts are super attentive if you are looking for anything extra. We spent a little time hanging in the garden with a cocktail. The fountain is such a nice sound to fall asleep to. The dogs were never an issue. They are quiet and friendly, and even partitioned on the owners' side of the yard. We left the doors open all day and night to experience the cool, fresh air. They had wi-fi and streaming services on a nice sized TV. Plenty of towels, a small kitchen area with sink/microwave/utensils, and a clean bathroom. We thoroughly enjoyed our interaction with Jamie and Bill. They are good people and if we're ever back in Ventura, it would be disappointing not to be able to stay with them. You will be in good hands!!
Casa al Mare is in a great neighborhood, the host is a sweetheart and we had a great stay.
Casa al Mare was such a delightful place to stay. Perfect for one or two people. Me and my husband were so stoked to be in such a beautiful studio! Decorated to the tilt. And the bed was incredibly comfy.
Jamie was so kind and lovely. Very attentive, without being evasive.
My stay at Casa al Mare was amazing. I couldn't have asked for a more welcoming, or hospitable hostess. Jamie was perfect. I definitely recommend it to future stayers
This place is amazing! This is the most romantic vacation we ever had. Jamie is a great host! We got everything what we want.
Everything was as described in the listing. We enjoyed a quiet, relaxing time. Jamie is a most gracious host!!
There is nothing I can say about Jamie and Billie that hasn't been said already!!! She is fun, welcoming and gracious. The cottage has been painstakingly decorated and thoughtfully appointed. I ran out of cream for my coffee, texted Jamie and within 2 minutes it was on our porch! Doesn't get better than that! Everything we could think of or want was in our little cottage. Beautiful cozy nest bed, Ugg robes, Keurig coffee machine, candles, books and more made our stay AMAZING. The neighborhood is quiet and very well kept. We awoke to birds singing and burbling from the little pond in the side yard. It was a wonderful stay. Thanks Jamie!!!
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