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2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

Private room

2 Guests

1 Bedroom

1 Bed

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About this listing

This is a large spacious room with a large tv (with over 500 channels), walk in closet, mini refrigerator, desk and a Queen size bed. WiFi is throughout the house. It was the master bedroom originally.

The space

This beautiful, warm, large home is located in an exclusive and very safe area of Burbank known as the Rancho Equestrian. The area is dedicated to homeowners with horses. Our home was built in 1938 in the Art Moderne style, with curving walls and hardwood floors throughout. The house was renovated in 2006 and the interior again in 2011

Hollywood star Ava Gardner and her husband (#2), big band jazz musician Artie Shaw lived here in the early 1940's.

The guest room is a spacious 15' x 12' with windows on two sides. It includes a 6' x 6' walk-in closet. The room also includes a Queen bed, 32' Sony TV, DirectTV with over 500 free channels, large desk, free internet connection, shelf space, mini-frig, and a private full bathroom.

The house has a library with over 1,000 books for your enjoyment, a large, comfortable living room with wood burning fireplace. The beautiful dining room seats 12 and has wall to wall, floor to ceiling windows and French doors opening to the patio rose garden. We have a large, modern, eat-in kitchen. Central air conditioning and heating.

A complimentary continental breakfast is included; box lunches are available for a small fee. Internet and DirecTV included. Upon request, free fax, copier, scanner, laptop computer, and printer. Laundry facilities.

Outside, we're on a double sized lot where there are four gardens, of which two are secluded by high walls, with over 100 rose bushes, fruit trees (guava, cuties), and extensive various species of lavender.

For musicians and songwriters, we have a detached High Sierras style cabin entirely paneled in honey colored knotty pine and fully instrument-equipped for qualified musicians. Built-in fireplace.

We have a horse stable with three stalls and a turn-out for those who want to bring their horses for an additional stabling fee. The Los Angeles Equestrian Center, a premier horse facility, is 8 minutes walk from our house. At least 6 stables with rental horses and guides are within close walking distance with over 200 miles of horse trails virtually across the street from us.

Plenty of off street parking for cars or even oversize rigs. Many visitors and local residents walk here.

Several restaurants are within walking distance, some with live music nightly.

Walking or a 5 minute drive:
Los Angeles Equestrian Center
Universal Studios
Disney Studios
NBC Studios with the Jay Leno Tonight Show
Fox Studios
Warner Brothers Studios

Within 10 minutes drive is:
Universal City Walk
Universal Studios Theme Park
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Another 5 minutes drive away is Hollywood.

Within 15 minutes drive to:
Downtown Los Angeles
LIttle Tokyo
Los Angeles Zoo
Championship golf courses
Gene Autry Western Museum
Griffith Park
Dodger Stadium
Museum of Contemporary Art MOCA
Among many other attractions, and we're only a short distance to the beaches.

We are only about 20 minutes drive from the Griffith Observatory overlooking Hollywood.

A free basketball court and tennis courts are only one block away and a public swimming pool is a five minute drive.

For backpackers, we are 4 hours drive from the High Sierras, and for local hiking we are only minutes away from three separate mountain ranges surrounding the San Fernando Valley with hundreds of miles of hiking trails.

Public transportation is just a 5 minute walk away.

The space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Pet Owner: Cat(s)
Room type: Private room


Extra people: No Charge
Security Deposit: $150
Weekly Discount: 10%
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House Rules

One of us smokes some, but only outside.

Pets are very welcome, but we have to be sure our indoor-only, animal and people-friendly cat "Mad Max" is protected, so we'll have to work out details with you for your pet. We have a very large and secure back yard for pets, large cages if needed for various animals, stalls for horses, an enclosed patio for other types of critters.

Kitchen and appliance use is permitted, just rinse and stack your dishes.



Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.

Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector

1 night minimum stay

235 Reviews

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Carla User Profile
April 2017
We thouroghly enjoyed our stay in Phyllis and Randy's beautiful home. Their warm hospitality and beautiful space will make you question going home again. We might go back!

Caroline User Profile
April 2017
Phyllis was an absolute doll. We had to change our check in time and she was verry accommodating. Great communication as well, she was very thorough thru the tour. Would definitely stay there again!!

Kartik User Profile
April 2017
We had a great stay at Phyllis's place. The accommodation was clean, comfortable and at a convenient driving distance from major LA attractions. Being animal lovers, we enjoyed our time with the cat and horse. Thanks to Phyllis for giving us coffee, juice and pastries in the morning. :)

Michelle User Profile
April 2017
I enjoyed staying at Phyllis and Randy's house. It was a beautiful home.

Francesca User Profile
April 2017
We felt like we were in our home. They gave us valuable advice to move through Los Angeles and to visit Yosemite Park. Thanks so much for you hospitality!

Karen User Profile
April 2017
Phyllis and Randy are great hosts and amazing people. They are welcoming and made us feel right at home. Thank you for a wonderful stay! :)

Rabi User Profile
March 2017
Phyllis and her husband Randy are so nice and the house is highly recommended! Location is convient to Bro Warners Studio and Universal Studio. The house is like a museum of Phyllis and Randy. They have a horse and a cat Max. The breakfast is multiple, drinks, jam, toast, bread, etc. This is our fist experience of Airbnb and we do think it's a nice place to stay. Hope you two well~

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Los Angeles, California, United States · Joined in February 2013
Phyllis User ProfilePhyllis is a superhost.

I am a horse lover and spend as much of my time with them as possible. We breed the rare Andalusian breed originally from Spain (the horse on which most "Knight" chess pieces are modeled. Our horses are movie stars, have been featured in books and magazines and are all around worldly and wise. I love to travel, been to various islands, Poland, Hungry, Austria and England. Can't wait to see more of our beautiful planet. I am a music buff and appreciate all genres of music. My husband and I are both passionate, fun-loving people.

I'm Randy, the "horse-husband," skilled at mucking stalls and changing water buckets. In my spare time from that, I'm an attorney and a mortgage lending company owner. I'm also an owner of a fledgling film production company. Like Phyllis, I'm an avid reader, hence our large library, though my taste runs to classics and to baseball. I've been an adult league hardball baseball player for the past 19 years (left field). We both have a lot of other interests and enjoy good conversation over a glass of wine or cup of coffee.

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