Spacious 2BR/3BA townhome downtown

House - Entire home/apt · South Ventura Street, Ojai, CA 93023, United States
Alden

Our spacious home is nestled on a quiet street right in the heart of downtown. Walk to shops, spas, the famous Ojai farmers market and The Ojai Valley Inn.

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Our spacious home is nestled on a quiet street right in the heart of downtown. Walk to shops, spas, the famous Ojai farmers market and The Ojai Valley Inn.

The Space

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Spanish Colonial cottage in the heart of downtown Ojai. Two minute walk to shopping, concerts, spas and the famous Ojai farmers market. Eight minute walk to The Ojai Valley Inn with its world-class spa and golf facilities. In a three block radius you'll find the post office with its iconic clock tower, the county library, groceries, the bike trail that can take you all the way to the Ventura beaches, bike rentals for that trail and Libbey Park with its famous Libbey Bowl, home of outdoor summer concerts and the renown Ojai Music Festival.

As longtime residents of Ojai, we keep our home clean and simply furnished. You'll find all the things you need for everyday life -- a well stocked kitchen, toys for the kids, baby supplies and comfortable beds. Broadband internet, wifi, a Netfix account with unlimited shows and movies and a desktop computer will keep you connected. Three bathrooms guarantee you'll never wait in line. The king size bed made from all natural materials is truly fit for royalty. We love dining on the patio while listening to the Libbey Bowl concerts barely a stone's throw away. Best seat in the house.

But don't stay indoors for long. Enjoy strolling the Arcade boutiques, hiking the quiet trails listening to birds under the smell of wild sage, taking a horseback ride or visiting serene spiritual sites like Meditation Mount and Kratona. Enjoy soothing hot tubs, classes in Pilates and yoga and crystal clear swimming pools at the Ojai Athletic Club under the watchful gaze of the Topa Topa bluffs.

Okay, this description sounds a bit over the top. But mark my words, there's a reason why Ojai has the nickname "Shangri-La" and was the chosen site to set the film of the same name. Come and find out for yourself. And welcome to our home.

Guest Access

House, shared grounds and private patio.

Interaction with Guests

Always a phone or email away. I will not be present during your stay.

The Neighborhood

Downtown Ojai is a paradise. Shopping, nightlife, street fairs, art galleries, scrumptious food. And we're right by Libbey Park, home of fabulous outdoor concerts sheltered by oak trees. Some nights you'll hear music and smell orange blossoms. Others you'll hear coyotes and owls.

Getting around

You can walk to nearly everything in town. For larger excursions, ride the Ojai trolley. Plenty of room for a couple cars, too.

Other Things to Note

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Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2.5
Beds: 3
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $969 /week
Monthly Price: $3117 /month
Security Deposit: $200
Cleaning Fee: $100
Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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Cancellation: Moderate
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  • This was a great place to stay. Good location, clean, well-maintained, and superbly organized by an extraordinarily responsive owner. Hard to beat!

    June 2014
  • Alden was a great host. An excellent communicator , he wanted to be sure all was well with our stay. The few times I needed his help he was quick to respond. The place was absolutely perfect for our visit to Ojai. It is a great location -- easy to walk to all of the downtown happenings. I can only say I would stay here anytime Ojai was a destination !

    June 2014
  • Alden's townhome was great. Very clean, plenty of room, and walking distance to main street.

    June 2014
  • Great Experience!!! Alden is very responsive and friendly. Location is great and in walking distance from hiking trails, coffee shops, and boutiques . The house is nice and well maintained. I will stay at this place again and would highly recommend this place.

    May 2014
  • Alden was responsive and friendly and a gracious host. His place is absolutely lovely - spacious and immaculate - even better than described. It was perfect for our needs. We were in Ojai for a wedding weekend and stayed at Alden's place with another couple. Location is very convenient to downtown, easily walkable distance. I would highly recommend this place. It was our first airbnb experience and it could not have been better. We hope we can come back one day soon.

    May 2014
  • Alden is responsive and available. Location is convenient to downtown. The apartment is nice with a lovely yard

    May 2014
  • This is a great apartment, centrally located and convenient to all of Ojai. Communication was excellent and the unit is easily accessible with Alden's conscientious attentiveness.

    April 2014
  • This was our 1st experience with airbnb. It was great.
    Aldens home was exceptionally clean and comfortable.
    Perfect location as well. I would also like to thank Alden
    for checking on us during our stay, even though he was in
    Europe at the time. Excellent.

    April 2014
  • Great Experience ! This is a great place to stay; peaceful and comfortable, close to town at a good price. Alden is a great host, conscientious, responsive and took of everything we needed. My family and i was here for 6 weeks and we really enjoyed being close to town. We live in Ojai so this was a temporary place for us, if you really want to enjoy the ojai valley and be in town, this is a great place. Blessings.

    March 2014
  • Alden was very helpful and the house is in a perfect spot near the center of Ojai. Well prepared house, bright and welcoming. The back porch is a good place for a suntan too.

    February 2014
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Hi! I live mostly in Seattle with my wife Susan and two adorable kids. We like traveling, hiking in the mountains around Seattle, going to outdoor concerts and most of all food. Known for facing driving rain, horrendous traffic and the real possibility that the restaurant will be boarded up and abandoned on arrival just to savor the best Ethiopian food within 15 miles, we are mocked by many and appreciated by few. I learned to speak Spanish to order food (y lo hablo bastante bien), learned to cook to eat it, and learned to speak and write so I could talk about it. Have you eaten somewhere I haven't? We must right this wrong. Ping me and tell me where and when. I'll meet you there.
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