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Amazing elegant gated retreat, perfect for families or friends. Jan Michael Vincent ("Airwolf") lived there. His wife told us that Denzel Washington / Jimmy Page lived there too. From the living and dining room overlook 4 miles of public sandy beach with stunning 180º whitewater views.
Soak in the beach-facing spa, watch the sun rise and set over the ocean.
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This romantic, cozy, comfortable, tastefully decorated heavenly bluff-top retreat with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a wood-burning fireplace, an ocean-facing hot tub and a detached gym boasts 180º ocean views and 180º mountain views. It is perfect for multi generational families or groups of friends.
From the oversize outdoor patio, you face a 4 mile long public sandy beach, see dolphins play, and watch whales migrate and see the sun rise and set over the ocean. From the master bedroom, you sleep to the sound of waves.
Offering complete privacy and yet close to all, this romantic jewel is one of the few homes remaining with a connection to Malibu’s legendary past. Singers “Captain and Tenille” and Hollywood-star Jan-Michael Vincent lived in this magical retreat, and his wife told us that Denzel Washington and Jimmy Page also once lived in this property.
This one-of-a-kind estate is just a few hundred yards from prestigious Broad Beach. You drive up a short private road, and down a private driveway, pass through the gate, and discover an oasis of old Malibu charm, surrounded by mature junipers and California pepper trees. Cool ocean air flows through this private retreat.
The charming house is elegantly decorated, with open-beamed ceilings, lots of windows and natural light. It is perfect for couples, families, or friends seeking a romantic and restful holiday or professionals who prefer not to stay in a hotel. It comfortably accommodates up to eight people.
The rental includes exclusive use of the three buildings: main house, guest house, and detached gym, in complete privacy.
With a large oceanfront patio and jacuzzi overlooking miles of whitewater, this tastefully remodeled getaway offers the indoor-outdoor California Malibu lifestyle at its best.
GATED CELEBRITY HOUSE ON 8 ACRES, 180º OCEAN VIEWS
If you’re searching for the ultimate Malibu getaway, look no further. This celebrity home on 8 acres is equipped with all the modern amenities for a restful vacation. It has stunning 180º ocean views from sunrise to sunset, and faces a four-mile long stretch of public sandy beach, the best in Malibu. From the living room you see the sun rise and set over the ocean, and the dolphins play in the surf.
This retreat is perfect for friends seeking a romantic and restful holiday, or professionals preferring not to stay in a hotel, or a multi-generational family where every age group wants their privacy. Standing next to the main house, the guest house is a great private space for in-laws, friends or children and has a full bathroom.
As you arrive through a private street and pass through the gate, you discover an oasis of old Malibu charm, surrounded by mature junipers and California pepper trees. Cool ocean air flows through this private retreat. The property faces 4 miles of public sandy beach, the best in Malibu, where Steven Spielberg, Pierce Bosnan, Danny de Vito and others have homes.
COMFORTABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR UP TO 8
You will have exclusive use of the main house, guest house, and detached gym, with complete privacy. With 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 10 private parking spaces, this gated property accommodates 8 in comfort.
WONDERFUL ATMOSPHERE AND GREAT AMENITIES
Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor activity, the moment you step into the property, you feel at peace with the surroundings. The entire gated pad around the house is heavenly. adorned with native plants and trees. This hideaway exudes a positive energy, and makes you feel relaxed. Tasteful furnishings, artwork, and a wood-burning fireplace make the interior feel elegant and aesthetically pleasing.
Enjoy the open-beamed ceilings, abundant natural light, antique fireplace, elegant furniture, Posturepedic beds. From the master bedroom, wake up and sleep to the sound of waves.
Spend your downtime in the living room, or on the patio. Unwind on the comfortable patio furniture, or BBQ. Watch your favorite shows on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon or a DVD on the 4K ultra HD Smart TV in the living room, or HDTVs in the master bedroom and in the guest house. Listen to your music from your smart phone or tablet via the Bluetooth speaker system.
From the oversize outdoor patio, you overlook miles of Malibu’s most famous beach. Watch the sun rise and set over the ocean, see dolphins play, and the whales migrate.
When you are not dining out at one of Malibu’s fine restaurants, prepare a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen, complete with birch counter tops, a gas range, a Subzero refrigerator, and copper/stainless steel pots and pans. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the ocean-facing farm table in the dining room, or at the wrought iron table on the ocean-facing patio. From the hot tub, marvel at the 180º ocean views, watch the sun rise or set over the ocean, or gaze at the pitch dark star-studded sky.
No matter how you spend your time, this spectacular Malibu retreat will quickly become a place you love returning to at the end of the day!.
CLOSE TO EVERYTHING
The house is only 1,200ft from the ocean, aerial distance. To go to the beach, you just drive for a minute and a half, and there is always free parking along Broad beach road.
The Trancas/Broad Beach area, where this hideaway is located, is a trending area, with affluent residents and upscale stores.
If you want surf lessons, there is a school, less than a mile away. Kayak lessons are 10 minutes away. On Sundays, stroll through the Malibu Farmers Market (ideal for celebrity sightings), 10 minutes away.
Day trips are easy. Whether you feel like driving to Santa Barbara or Ojai for the day, or hanging out on the boardwalk in Venice, walking on the Promenade in Santa Monica, bringing the kids to Universal Studios, or visiting the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The house is situated only minutes from Pepperdine University, and easy access to UCLA and USC, the 10, 405 and Los Angeles airport.
WHAT GUESTS SAY
'Of all the many places I’ve traveled to around the world, this is absolutely the nicest view I have ever seen. What a place! We had such a great time. '
Vince Azzopardi, Model for Georgio Armani
'Amazing is the only word that comes to mind: such a magical and inspiring place. My dream house without a doubt. I have a new place to work towards living in one day. You can bet we'll be back sometime. '
Sean Schafer Hennessy, Film composer
'God, please make me very rich so that I can buy this house.'
Bob Hohman, Senior Partner, The Gersh Agency
(Celebrity management agency)
- Fantastic location--spectacular, 180º views of the ocean and beach
- Hot tub and dining table for 8 and gas grill on the oversize ocean-facing patio
- Fully equipped, ocean-view gourmet kitchen, with copper/stainless steel pots, a Subzero refrigerator and gas range and all expected amenities.
- Wood fireplace, large farm dining table, antique dining chairs
- 3 flat screen TVs, surround sound system, WiFi
- Heating and AC in the guest house, central heating and ventilation in the main house (it has an insulated roof and cinderblock construction)
- Oversized towels, cotton bedding and Turkish cotton bathrobes in all bedrooms.
- Detached gym with treadmill, elliptical, stationery bike and weight machine
- Long board, 3 boogie boards, beach blankets, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas
- 10 parking spaces
- Modern large-capacity washer-dryer
- Upon request a toddler bed, a crib and a high chair can be made available.
- Master bedroom in main house: (1) queen size bed
- Bedroom 2 in main house: (1) queen size bed
- Guest house: (1) queen size bed, (1) twin size bed and, under it, (1) twin size trundle bed.
- Our preference is, whenever possible, is for Saturday-to-Saturday bookings, followed by bookings beginning or ending on a Saturday.
- Pets are allowed with Owner’s consent. Just tell is how many pets . There is a one-time $90 pet cleaning fee.
- No smoking inside the house
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- $225 cleaning fee and 12% Malibu tax.
ASK US FOR OUR FREE MALIBU GUIDE AND FOR THE PROPERTY’S WEB SITE
Ask us for the free PDF mini-guide: "Enjoy Malibu. It will give you all the information you need to find the best beaches, trails, surf camps, tennis, golf or horseback riding facilities, restaurants, arts and culture and local events, and even the homes of celebrities and the most hidden, exclusive beaches.
Guests have complete, exclusive access to the three buildings in this gated property: main house, guest house (30 ft from main house) and detached gym. There is private parking for 10 cars around the house.
Interaction with guests
Guests have total privacy and exclusive access to the three buildings: main house, guest house and detached gym. We live in Los Angeles and are available 24/7 if guests need assistance. Many celebrities have stayed at this very private property. Guests check in and out on their own at their convenience, without us being there. We leave the gate controller and keys to the house for guests in a secure spot.
Exclusive, quiet, safe, beautiful nature, close to restaurants
Malibu is a 27 miles long narrow strip of land along the ocean. To get around, you will need a car.
Other things to note
Pets are welcome. Please tell us first how many and what kind. There is a $90 pet cleaning fee
Malibu City hall has a strict noise ordinance: no noise after 10 PM, and they enforce it. Thank you for your cooperation! One party for up to 15 is allowed without written permission from the Owner. For larger parties, let's talk before you book!>
From Jan 25, 2017 - Jan 27, 2018 the minimum stay is 7 nights.
I came from France to the US in 1979. and moved from Manhattan to Malibu in 94.That year, I bought a beautiful celebrity house in Malibu and remodeled it in a style of "South of France meets old Malibu". I lived 13 happy years there. In 2007, I moved to Los Angeles. I own a digital marketing agency here in Los Angeles, and enjoy the terrific weather and nature around this vibrant city. Since 2005, more than 200 guests have stayed at the Malibu property, including many celebrities, and left many positive reviews.
In 2015, I acquired 2 properties in LA, one in mid-City and the other near the Culver City Arts District. Both are beautiful homes, available for short-term rental. I very much enjoy welcoming guests from all around the world, and hearing that they enjoyed their stay!
I look forward to your visit!