About this listing
Beautiful 1 room guest house with kitchenette and bathroom in tranquil, quiet neighborhood. Close to freeways, 20 minutes to beach, Malibu & Ventura. Easy access to Reagan Library, Santa Barbara, and L.A. Jacuzzi and swimming pool privilage. No pet
Spacious guest house that is surrounded by a beautiful backyard, swimming pool, and jacuzzi. Almost like a private resort!
Guests are welcome to use the pool, jacuzzi, hammock, and pool gear.
Interaction with Guests
If we are available, we love to personally meet and interact with our guests and help them with anything they need.
Our house is located in the suburbs. It is very quiet, peaceful, and clean.
Car is definitely recommended, and we live very close to major freeways. (About a quarter mile).
There is public transit such as bus and a train nearby but is not used often.
Other Things to Note
Besides English, Carma speaks fluent Spanish and Catalan and a little bit of French.
We expect respect for the home and neighbors and respecting the quiet hours of the night. This is a non-smoking household and pets unfortunately are not allowed. Sorry!
Everything was perfect. Carma was frequently in touch making sure we had everything we needed. She even left out some hiking recommendations and fresh fruit. The pool was amazing and we wouldn't hesitate to book again.
My stay at Carma & Ralph's guest home was perfect - far exceeded my expectations. 5 STARS +++!
They've thought of everything - including considerate snacks, a plate of fresh fruit, a few drinks in the fridge, tea & coffee, a stocked & 100% functional little kitchen with EVERYTHING you might need (pots/pans, dinnerware, utensils, or paper/plastic versions if you prefer, cleaning supplies if you wanna wash up your dishes, extra towels, etc...). The bed was very comfortable. There was ample storage (hanging room in the closet, a dresser, even storage space in the bathroom). The whole place was spotlessly clean. Even their dog is a sweetheart (friendly but not at all in the way).
On top of this, they're both really nice people & easy to chat with. And their home & yard is beautiful. The neighborhood is great too - I enjoyed nice walks in the evening.
I cannot recommend Carma & Ralph's place highly enough. Thank you for a fabulous stay! I hope I can stay with you again sometime soon...
Carma is such a warm welcoming person. We arrived in the pouring rain and late for a party. She made sure we had everything we needed. In the morning we enjoyed coffee with fresh fruit and bagels. The guest house is so comfortable and the back yard is absolutely breathtaking. We will defiantly go back.
The stay here was absolutely perfect. The property was beautiful. Carma and Ralph were gracious and kind and very very accommodating. Everything was clean and the guesthouse was stocked with everything you would ever need.. Bailey the dog was awesome. If there was anything that we needed we felt perfectly comfortable asking Carma and Ralph. If you are a photographer like I am, just watching the hummingbirds fly back and forth to the feeders was awesome. We were greeted warmly and even had some snacks around the firepit with Cara and Ralph. We would not only stay there again, we will tell our friends to stay.. the best part is that now we gained two very good friends who we feel like we have known for a lifetime..
We absolutely loved our stay at Carma's pool house. They were so welcoming and made us feel at home. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.
Lovely! Carma and Ralph are wonderful people and gracious hosts. They welcomed me to their gorgeous flowering yard offering fruit and snacks. The guesthouse is very comfortable, tastefully decorated, immaculately clean. Really all you could need... except for Wi-Fi! Sadly I had to work while staying in this Thousand Oaks' paradise and I could not access Wi-Fi in the cottage but only near the main house at the poolside table. Call ahead if you'd like a hot tub and they'll turn on the heat! Would definitely recommend this charming guesthouse!
Carma was an excellent host with a beautiful home. Extremely clean and cozy. She had so many nice touches that made our stay comfortable. Would definitely stay again!
About the Host, Carma
My husband Ralph and I live in Thousand Oaks, California conveniently located in between Santa Barbara and Los Angeles. Since we are "empy-nestters" and have a love for traveling and meeting new people, we have decided to open our guest house to travelers around the world.
Besides traveling, we love hiking with our friendly dog Bailey in the nearby walking trails, going to the beach, and socializing with our friends.
Hola! Mi marido Ralph y yo vivimos en el sur de California entre Santa Barbara y Los Angeles. Ya que nuestra hija no vive con nosotros, y nos encanta viajar y conocer gente nueva, hemos decidido abrir nuestra casita de invitados a quien pueda estar interesado.
A demas de viajar, nos gusta caminar por los senderos cerca de nuestra casa con nuestra perra Bailey. Tambien nos gusta ir a la playa i desfrutar con amigos!