About this listing
Comfy, private room/bath in Mediterranean home, luscious grounds, alluring pool/spa with top rated hosts in beautiful Calabasas. Fresh brewed coffee/herbal tea; a true retreat. Near Malibu, Los Angeles, Santa Monica, Bev Hills, UCLA, Santa Barbara
Located in the Santa Monica Mountains, close to Malibu, Hollywood and Beverly Hills, the stars shine brightly. Here are some reasons you will enjoy your stay with us:
o Privacy and comfort: Large guest room with private full bath. Wonderful queen bed, memory foam topper and luxury high thread count linens, study area and desk.
o Wireless internet throughout
o Fresh brewed coffee every morning; lemons anytime from our tree
o Mediterranean designer home
o Spectacular outdoor living, resort like, serene surroundings
o Elevation of 2500 feet means it is 10 to 20 degrees cooler here than surrounding neighborhoods
***Please see our 3 bedroom listing if you are looking for more space***
o Pool, jacuzzi and barbecue
o Full designer kitchen
o Laundry room
o Gated community in highly desirable neighborhood
o Tennis /basketball courts
o Local lake, hiking, beaches 15 minutes away
o Beach chairs and beach towels available
o Public golf courses and tennis facilities nearby
o Easy freeway access to Santa Monica, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Downtown Los Angeles, Westlake, Oxnard, Ventura and Santa Barbara
Interaction with Guests
o Friendly hosts to help with recommendations, Hang out or have your privacy, as you prefer.
Calabasas has a lot to offer; the Commons is a quaint, upscale shopping plaza with a multiplex movie theater and several restaurants. Many celebrities live nearby and are often seen around town, at Starbucks, or at the weekly Saturday morning farmers market in Old Town Calabasas. This part of town has a flavor of the old west and hosts historical landmarks, including an original stage coach stop. and the notorious Sagebush Cantina.
Nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains, nature is out the front door, with great hiking, mountain biking and motorcycle riding all around, including famous Mulholland Highway. Other local points of interest include UCLA, USC, Cal State Northridge, the Channel Islands and Catalina Island. Public golf and tennis facilities are nearby.
Car is recommended although some public transportation is available
Most sightseeing venues are close and easily accessible; the 101 freeway is only 2 miles away: Malibu beaches, surfing and shopping are just 12 miles away, Universal Studios 22 miles, Hollywood 25 miles, Beverly Hills 25 miles, Downtown 30 miles, Santa Monica promenade and Beach 30 min, LAX 32 miles. Take a day trip to Disneyland, California Adventures or check out Laguna Beach. Or head to Santa Barbara (60 min) Ojai (45 min) and Santa Ynez wine country (90 min - where the movie Sideways was filmed) and maybe stop at the Camarillo Premium outlet stores on the way.
Other Things to Note
Our two dogs will welcome you, always happy to greet guests.
Just a few simple requests:
o Have fun, please let us know if there is anything we can do to help make your stay more enjoyable
o We live in a gated community, an entry pass for your stay will be waiting for you at the gate when you first arrive.
o No smoking on property, indoors or out
o No pets other than our two dogs
o Please clean up the kitchen, pool patios or barbeque when done
o Please take the linens off your bed on your departure day
About the Host, Joanne
From New York, live in Calabasas (Los Angeles). Love to hang out with my family- college age twin kids and husband; travel, meet new people, learn new things. We enjoy hosting airbnb guests, its like traveling without leaving home. Not working so much now, but using my professional skills to help not-for-profits create strategic marketing and fundraising materials, and work on other community projects.