Art collector and musician's home with pool, jacuzzi, game room and spacious backyard with mountain views. Close to downtown Ojai. Upstairs master suite with private bath, balcony and mountain views. No smoking Must love dogs. 2 night minimum
What makes our home unique is our extensive art, music and book collection from around the world.
Our guests will have total access to house, yard, pool and jacuzzi.
Interaction with Guests
Our interaction with our guests will be as little or as much as they require.
The Ojai trolley takes you back in time, and the trolley stop is close by our home.
Other Things to Note
The mighty Pacific Ocean is only 15 minutes away in nostalgic Ventura, and beautiful Santa Barbara is only a 45 minute scenic ocean drive.
I showed up in the evening, and it was easy to see Toni's beautiful, fanciful front garden. I was greeted at the door and quickly shown to my well appointed, pleasantly breezy upstairs room.
Everything worked great. The room I stayed in had a tub (no shower), but that was fine because it filled up quickly and was as hot as I needed.
The dogs are all well behaved and sociable, and not in the way. I wanted to adopt at least a couple of them.
Tom & Toni where lovely hosts. They welcomed me with open arms, shared their lovely home which was most restful and enjoyable. They were very helpful in sharing information on the area.
Toni and Tom were great to stay with, their house is full of activities and warmth with 6 tiny dogs, pool, jacuzzi, and a game room area.
The room is separated from the rest of the house for privacy and there's great breezes and communication with them was a breeze.
Toni and Tom were an absolute pleasure to stay with. They are within walking distance from the main downtown drag, which meant we could walk to all the restaurants, thrift shops, bars and bakeries we could possibly want. Their house is stunning. There is a beautiful bathtub imported from Mexico in the upstairs unit as well as a private patio, and the entire house is covered in local artwork. It's classy, spunky and artistic- which matches the qualities of the hosts perfectly. Their outdoor space was much larger than I expected, and we spent an entire afternoon lounging by the pool. They have 6 little dogs, (or was it 8?) which is intense when you first meet them all together, but they are all sweet dogs, and none of them were mean. You can watch the mountains turn purple from the window in the bedroom, and you can actually see the stars! Imagine that.
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Tom and Toni have been married 20 years. Tom is a semi-retired urban economist and art collector. Toni is a pianist, performer and fund-raiser. We have 4 small dogs and share a love of travel, music, movies, gardening and entertaining. We invite you to enjoy the beauty and charm of historic Ojai.