About this listing
Come and enjoy beautiful trails, mountain views, in a peaceful, quiet and safe neighborhood. So close to everything. Calabasas is 15 minutes to the Pacific Ocean, 25 minutes to Hollywood, 30 mins to downtown LA, 15 mins to Universal Studios
This is a 3 bedroom two story Townhouse, all bedrooms and a bathroom are on the second floor. Guests can use the bathroom on the second floor and or the toilet on the 1st floor. The room accommodates 2 people in this king size bed.
Community pool, jacuzzi, Tennis court, patio, Laundry and Kitchen.
Interaction with Guests
I would prefer to personally greet my guests whenever possible. Give them directions or instructions as how things around the house work.
I love the fact that my neighborhood it's peaceful, quiet and safe.
There is a free Calabasas City bus that takes you to the Commons Shopping Center where there is a Movie Theatre, restaurants and shops. The beach it's only 20 minutes from us.
Other Things to Note
Calabasas is home to the many Famous and Rich, like Justing Bibber, the Kardashians and many more.
I expect our guest to be polite and respectful and treat me and my family as they would like to be treated. Flush the toilet and clean after yourself. No pets allowed, NO SMOKING Indoors or outdoors please.
We stayed for a month with Larissa, John and their puppy dog Coco and loved it. Great hosts. The townhouse is lovely and nestled in quiet cul de sac in the hillside in Calabassas. Calabassas is an upscale suburb on the back side/valley side of Malibu, about a 20 minute drive through the canyons. It is about 40 mins to an hour freeway drive from Hollywood and Beverly Hills depending on (website hidden) we had business in Santa Barbara as well as LA this location worked well for us. We enjoyed the fresh air, rolling green hills, and playing tennis on the shared tennis court and spa , that make up part of this quiet community.Calabassas Commons is a large well- known outside mediteranean style shopping mall that services the area,with plenty of restaurants. We thoroughly recommend and would happily stay with them again.
Larissa is a great host. We had to change our arrival time due to traffic from the airport and she conveniently met us at the door. The room had a nice soft queen size bed. With the jet lag from Switzerland, we needed a peaceful sleep and we certainly got it here. The family works so we were skillfully taken through how to find everything we needed. For us it was great because we had the privacy we needed for our recovery. The room was adequate for us, just a little tight for moving the suitcases around but we had plenty of space in the closet for our clothes. There is a bus system but the Calabasas Commons Shopping center was the last stop which meant one and a half hours on the bus. We immediately called for a rental car and then we had our freedom. Most of our business was next door to the Commons, a 10 minute drive.
If you are invited for a meal be sure to accept. Larissa is an incredible cook. She should start her own restaurant.
The family is very accommodating they give you as much distance as you need.
Having the pool and Jacuzzi a short walk away is a nice plus here.
We very much enjoyed our stay here and would consider staying again.
I had a very good experience after spending 2 nights at Larissa's house. The room is tidy and the bed is big. Larissa is very polite and accommodating. I love the dog (think is a golden retriever) that is very curious about a new person like me. I would like to stay again in the future and recommend to my friends.
Larissa and John are awesome hosts! Their place was really clean, very comfy and convenient, not to mention in a beautiful area that is perfect for walking, hiking and or biking. I really enjoyed getting to know them over a delicious dinner that Larissa made for me, (So Generous of her!) and Larissa's son Enrique was also super nice and helpful. The room was really perfect! The bed is just like my own and it felt like home. The room also has its own fridge that was very helpful for me to store a few food items that I had along with me from my travels around the area. Fantastic experience! Great People! I will definitely will go back again! Thank You Larissa and John!!!! Its people like you that make Airbnb really Fun!!
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About the Host, Larissa
Dear friends, thank you for visiting our page. My husband John and I Larissa Pillatsch have been married 10 years, we are a blended family of 7. John has a son and daughter now Adult children and I have 3 men adult children which only one still living with us. We both work, John is a Sr. Director, Product Development for Becker Education and a Certified Public Accountant with his own practice and I work as a Special Education Assistant, we both love the country and love traveling whenever possible. We are new to airbnb as hostess but we used airbnb last year for our 9th year anniversary, we went to London and Paris and we had a great experience that decided to become hostess ourselves. John is a passionate all sport enthusiast and a cyclist himself as well. I love the outdoors and photography but most of all I love meeting people, I love learning new cultures and languages and their ways of life that's why when I heard of airbnb and thought it was perfect! What a better way to travel than doing it thru your extended family airbnb. It feels like home! When you decide to come and visits us I hope you make it your home. Every other Tuesday, we have family dinner nights, if you happen to be here we would love for you to join us.