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Palatial Home is a Model of Sustainability

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Last updated: 09/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
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  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Culver City house description

Ecological oasis

It's no mirage – from the solar power to the meditative teahouse built entirely of recycled materials, this palatial home is a model of sustainability. Inspired by the ancient desert cultures of Morocco, your host has completely transformed a forgotten mid-century home into a modern paradise of ecological living, complete with an organic vegetable garden and chicken coop. You'll find a thriving gastropub culture, and art scene, in Culver City, and a taste of nature in Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook – a popular route for an evening run.

Master of mirage

A nomadic lifestyle suits your host, a filmmaker whose travels and passion for sustainable living inspire his films. His home showcases his philosophy – that ecological design can also be artistic, and playful.

Under the orange blossom

In Tompkins Way, as in Morocco, life centres around the courtyard. This particular courtyard is decorated in azure and mustard yellow, with leafy palms and a fabric-draped ceiling. The kitchen, dining room and living room are floored with cool slate tiles, and swathed with sandy beiges and bright cushions, and an Islamic-inspired star mosaic adorns the fireplace. You'll find hints of Morocco throughout the home, from the bathrooms’ stonework to the intricate headboards and décor in the bedrooms. Whether you're taking a dip in the glimmering turquoise pool, meditating in the Balinese-style temple or relaxing in the spa-like master bath, you can rest easy – all this opulence comes with a smaller than usual carbon footprint.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included


                      • Non Smoking Only

                      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

                      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

                      Other Amenities

                          • A welcome pack will be provided on arrival and an iPhone will be available for you during the duration of your stay. Home truths: This home comes with eight fantastic chickens and fresh eggs. They love to roam the grounds during the days when you are home. They will return to the coop on their own after sun down but will need you to close the gate. There is room for two cars in the driveway of the home and guest parking on the cul de sac right outside. The minimum stay length for this home is five nights....moreless


                          • Television
                          • Stereo
                          • Games
                          • Books


                          • Family
                          • Sports & Activities


                          • Live Theater
                          • Museums
                          • Restaurants

                          Leisure Activities

                              • Walking

                              Location Type

                              • Downtown
                              • Town

                              sports and adventure activities

                              • Golf
                              • Mountain Biking

                              catering options

                                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                                      • Dining Area


                                      • Internet
                                      • Telephone
                                      • Heating
                                      • Linens Provided
                                      • Towels Provided
                                      • Washing Machine
                                      • Clothes Dryer
                                      • Parking
                                      • Living Room
                                      • Hair Dryer
                                      • Iron & Board

                                      house cleaning

                                          • Housekeeper Included


                                          • Kitchen
                                          • Refrigerator
                                          • Stove
                                          • Oven
                                          • Microwave
                                          • Dishwasher
                                          • Dishes & Utensils
                                          • Coffee Maker
                                          • Toaster


                                          • Outdoor Grill
                                          • Lawn / Garden

                                          Pool / Spa

                                          • Private Pool
                                          • Hot Tub
                                          • Heated Pool


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                                          • Taxes Not included


                                          Cancellation Policy

                                          1. If you book more than 7 days before your stay starts, you can cancel within 24 hours of making it, and we will refund 100% of any charge

                                          2. If you cancel at least 2 weeks before you are due to arrive, we charge you 50% of the stay cost

                                          3. Once you’re within two weeks of the start of your stay, we can’t refund your booking.

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                                          Our normal check-in time is 16:00 with check-out being any time before 11:00.

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                                          Last updated: 09/16/2014
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                                          About: onefinestay gives you the chance to stay in someone's place while they're out of town. You get to live their life for a few days and nights. Booking a stay is as easy as booking a hotel room. And there's service to match. Nobody wants to be a tourist, so our homes come with recommendations from the people who live in them. For everything else, we're here 24/7.

                                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                                          Booking a stay is as easy as booking a hotel room, with online payment and confirmation. You get the same attention to detail and personal service too. Every home is properly cleaned before and after you stay, beds made (we can even do hospital corners) and bathrooms kitted out with luxury toiletries. There’s a maid service if you want it, as well as other hotel-style amenities. Once we’ve helped you settle in, we’re just a call away, 24/7. If it’s something we can’t solve over the phone, we’ll pop over to lend a hand. And because nobody wants to be a tourist, our homes come with personal and unique recommendations from the people who live in them – places to eat, things to do and adventures to go on.

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                                          Speaks: english


                                          $700 per night (USD)

                                          3 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                                          Sleeps 6

                                          View calendar: Updated 09/16/14
                                          Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                                          Palatial Home Is A Model Of Sustainability

                                          Culver City #1113886ha

                                          3 BR  3.5 BA  Sleeps 6

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