About This Listing
Beautiful garden leads to your private entrance to a serene and quiet retreat room with bath in Ojai home. Pastoral views, deck and patio, many amenities. Eco-friendly and organic.
Private entrance: Retreat room and bath in garden setting in serene and quiet Ojai home
The room has its own deck and covered patio area. Relax in the hammock or have a meal outdoors looking out on acres of oak-covered open land. Watch the birds, squirrels, rabbits and even an occasional roadrunner or coyote.
Nicely furnished with queen sized bed, organic linens & toiletries, desk -- even a massage table!
Includes fridge, microwave, toaster oven, hotplate
WiFi connected, A/C
For the environmentally sensitive:
Only non-toxic cleansers.
Organic sheets and towels.
All natural fiber carpeting (wool)
Hepa air filter
Far-infrared healing heat lamp (upon request)
Available by the night or week. Though the listing says 2 night minimum, I will accept a one-night booking mid-week if you contact me.
100% smoke-free/drug free
Sorry, no pets
ALSO AVAILABLE (call for prices):
In-house Thai massage or Reiki healing sessions
Qigong and Tai Chi Ch’uan instruction
Hypnosis or Sandtray therapy sessions with a licensed MFT
Individualized Medicine Wheel ceremony (on the property)
Need something special? Please let us know in advance and we will try and accommodate.
The town of Ojai offers numerous hiking trails, bike paths, parks, creeks, natural hot springs, meditation centers, art galleries, music, fabulous dining, Sunday morning Farmers’ Market, local trolley and so much more.
• 6 minutes to downtown Ojai
• 7 minutes to beautiful Lake Casitas Recreational Area for hiking, kayaking, canoeing, boating and fishing
• 12 minutes to the beaches of Ventura
• 20 minutes to natural hot springs in beautiful Matilija Canyon
• 35 minutes to Santa Barbara
• Golfing and dining at the world renowned Ojai Valley Inn is 3 minutes away.
• Bike path nearby goes from downtown to the ocean. Bikes can be rented locally
• Local winery minutes away
• Trek to the Channel Islands on a charter boat or just cruise the Ventura Harbor (15 min. drive south)
• Only 75 minutes to Los Angeles
Private bedroom, bathroom, deck and garden area.
Interaction with Guests
I am available to greet you, make activity suggestions or take care of any special needs you may have and will respect your privacy.
The neighborhood is extremely quiet and safe and is conveniently located midway between the ocean, Lake Casitas and downtown Ojai.
Trolley service stops at the bottom of the hill (one long block). The bike path goes from the bottom of our hill to either Ojai or the ocean.
Other Things to Note
Everyone reports that they sleep great here!
Quiet hours between 9:30 pm and 7 am
Sorry no pets.
The only rule is to make yourself at home, have a great time and a peaceful sleep!
My stay at Casa Nova was so lovely. Laurie was thoughtful to share great ideas on how to spend my time in Ojai. The room was very quiet, clean and in a nice setting in the back of the home. I especially loved the mountain scenery; majestic.
Laurie's space at Casa Nova is beautiful. Her back patio and garden are truly an oasis, and the views of the mountains from the front of the property can't be beat. Laurie had left a detailed guidebook with great recommendations for things to do around Ojai, and we found one of our new favorite restaurants thanks to her picks (the Farmer & the Cook for inquiring minds). Laurie was also there to show us around, and made sure we felt comfortable before leaving us to our privacy. The room is just as pictured, and the kitchenette Laurie had set up really helped set Casa Nova apart from other room rentals on Airbnb. The bed was comfortable, and the space was clean and quiet. Casa Nova was just what we needed for a weekend away in Ojai. Thanks for everything, Laurie!
Laurie was there to greet us on our arrival, and showed us to our private room. The garden is very tranquil, even though the house is in a suburb. We really enjoyed the mornings there.
Laurie was such a great host. Her home is clean and quiet and a perfect place to spend a few days in Ojai. She has a great notebook of suggested places to go in town as well as a great back patio for reading or lounging around with her beautiful kitty cat :) would stay here again. Thanks Laurie!
We couldn't have asked for a better stay. Laurie blended attentiveness, responsiveness and generosity perfectly with respect for privacy. She is a wonderful person to talk with and has an ample supply of local information handy.
The room is comfortable, private and has a peaceful quality that we really appreciated. The garden surroundings, patio with hammock and deck with breakfast table extend the living space in a very inviting way. Laurie's place was the perfect answer to our need for a little get away.
Casa Nova was one of the most peaceful holiday homes I have stayed in. Laurie greeted me the day I arrived and showed us around the house. She is a great host and has a wealth of information on display in the guest room. She recommended places to visit and things to do and was available via mobile throughout our stay. I would love to visit Casa Nova again and highly recommend the property if you are looking for a quiet getaway.
About the Host, Laurie
I have been a homeowner in Ojai for 17 years. I'm a licensed MFT, an author, songwriter and Tai Chi instructor. My home is a quiet healing sanctuary and a place for creativity and reflection.
As a host I will respect your privacy and do whatever I can to make your stay comfortable.