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Mountains, Tropical Pool & Hot Tub Only 10 Minutes from the Beach!

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Last updated: 07/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

'A Place Away From Time' ~ In the Santa Monica Mountains above Malibu.

Relax in our beautiful tropical pool. ~ Let the cares of the world melt away as you soothe your soul in the hot tub surrounded by colorful gardens and beautiful mountain views.

Retreat to your inviting accommodations ~

THE COTTAGE - Feel snug and cozy surrounded by the natural cedar and redwood walls and beams of this charming 1100 sf home. Nestled beside a wooded mountain creek, the house has a quaint Loft Bedroom (w/ walk-in closet) which overlooks the living room through from the rafters of the 16' ceilings and out the arched picture window. Downstairs is a fully equipped kitchen (sorry no dishwasher other than you), breakfast bar, dining area with Tiffany style lamp, entertainment center with fax and copier, and full bathroom. The sofa in the living room converts into a large queen-size bed so the house can accommodate four (4) people - five (5) with a roll-away..

CASA PORTOFINO SECLUDED LUXURY is located only 10 minutes from Topanga Beach on the Pacific Ocean, Topanga State Park hiking and horseback riding trails, and the Getty Villa; Only 20 minutes from Malibu, Santa Monica and the San Fernando Valley.

The community of Topanga offers professional theater (June - October), several restaurants and coffee houses, two grocery stores, post office, and many unique shops and galleries. Many in home services are available in Topanga, including massage, pilates training and yoga.

HIDE AWAY behind your private gated entrance;

ENJOY the myriad of amenities for self-indulgence, sightseeing and recreation.

ENJOY a place in which existence is positive, harmonious and timeless!

ENJOY a slice of Paradise.

ENJOY Topanga!

ENJOY the Secluded Luxury of CASA PORTOFINO!

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Property Type

  • Chalet
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Smoking Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

  • Living Room - Convertible Queen Sofa Bed: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    5' thick mattress topper makes this a bed of choice....moreless

  • Loft Bedroom: 2 double

    ...moreless

  • * Single roll-away bed with memory foam mattress sleeps one.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Lower Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Lighted vanity Mirror...moreless

  • Full bathroom w/ tub and shower combination.

Other Amenities

  • Catering Available: There are several restaurants in the canyon or in the valley that will deliver (Some deliver free and others have a delivery charge.). Also, 'Restaurants on the Run' ( http://www.rotr.com/restaurant.aspx?ZnID=152 ) will deliver from a variety of restaurants in the area. (ROTR charges a flat $10.00 delivery fee with a $100.00 minimum.) ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Bay/Sound
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    Nestled at 1000 feet in the Santa Monica Mountain range....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Santa Monica Mountain Range in Topanga Canyon State Park...moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    10 Minutes from Topanga Beach...moreless

  • River:

    Our Creekside Cottage rests above a tributary of Topanga Creek....moreless

  • Village:

    Casa Portofino is one (1) mile from Topanga which has two (2) grocery stores and a variety of clothing, gift shops and art galleries....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Spelunking
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Available by swimming pool....moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:

    MC - Only...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Two propane grills located by pool....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool is heated during the Summer season (05/01-08/31) and is shared only with estate owners. Pool may be heated during other times at an additional cost....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer
May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$300 $350
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,925 $4,550

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Holiday
Nov 21 - Jan 6, 2016
3 night min stay
$400
$2,500 $6,460
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$250 $300
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$1,575 $5,200

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Cleaning $200
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

The posted Rental Rates are for the CREEKSIDE COTTAGE and are subject to change without notice.

The Pool is heated in the summer season only. Additional charge for heating pool during other seasons.

The Hot Tub is heated year round.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
LAX
1.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Abulita's Mexican Restaurant
15.5 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Catalina - Marina Del Rey Flyer
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
Woodland Hills Country Club
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Van Nuys Amtrack
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Topanga Canyon Blvd. and PCH
1.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Inn of the Seventh Ray
75 Miles
Nearest Ski
Mt. Baldy
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Topanga State Beach

Car: Necessary

Other Activities: Bocce Ball (on site) ,boating, horseshoes, shopping, kayaking, wildlife viewing, health/beauty spa.

Pool is shared with estate owners and other guests.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1974

About the owner: Jerrolyn has designed and developed this magical property over the last 37 years. With a degree in architecture from Harvard, jerri has always designed award winning homes and offices. Don came to California on vacation ten years ago and met Jerrolyn. As an artist, sculpter, construction & finish carpenter - to name a few areas of interest - Don has joined Jerrolyn in the development and design. We hope to be able to share our creation with you.

Why the Owner Chose Topanga:
Casa Portofino is perfectly situated on the seaward side of the Santa Monica Mountain Range and surrounded by the State Park. There are hiking and mountian bike trail gallore within walking distance. The environment feels remote but is located only 20 minutes from Malibu, Santa Monica and the San Fernando Valley and only 10 minutes from the Pacific ocean.

The Unique Benefits at this Chalet:
A timeless place to seek refuge from the world.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

 

Photos

  • Casa Portofino Estate - Pool at Night

    Casa Portofino Estate - Pool at Night

  • Creekside Cottage

    Creekside Cottage

  • Living Room - Creekside Cottage

    Living Room - Creekside Cottage

  • Loft Bedroom - Creekside Cottage

    Loft Bedroom - Creekside Cottage

  • Loft Bedroom - Creekside Cottage

    Loft Bedroom - Creekside Cottage

  • Brick Patio - Creekside Cottage

    Brick Patio - Creekside Cottage

  • Casa Portofino Estate - Hot Tub & Pool at Night

    Casa Portofino Estate - Hot Tub & Pool at Night

  • Casa Portofino Estate - Pool Side Towel Cabinet

    Casa Portofino Estate - Pool Side Towel Cabinet

  • Creekside Cottage Driveway

    Creekside Cottage Driveway

  • Casa Portofino Estate - Pathway

    Casa Portofino Estate - Pathway

  • Casa Portofino Estate Pool - Lower Deck

    Casa Portofino Estate Pool - Lower Deck

  • Poolside - Titanium Fish Sculpture

    Poolside - Titanium Fish Sculpture

  • Pool & Waterfall at Casa Portofino

    Pool & Waterfall at Casa Portofino

  • Dining Area - Creekside Cottage

    Dining Area - Creekside Cottage

  • Kitchen - Creekside Cottage

    Kitchen - Creekside Cottage

  • Loft Bedroom - Creekside Cottage

    Loft Bedroom - Creekside Cottage

  • Creekside Cottage - Sculpture

    Creekside Cottage - Sculpture

  • Private Waterfall Overlook Deck

    Private Waterfall Overlook Deck

  • Casa Portofino Estate - Hot Tub

    Casa Portofino Estate - Hot Tub

  • Casa Portofino Estate Pool - Lower Deck

    Casa Portofino Estate Pool - Lower Deck

  • Casa Portofino Estate House - Fountain

    Casa Portofino Estate House - Fountain

  • Casa Portofino Estate - Bocce Ball Court

    Casa Portofino Estate - Bocce Ball Court

  • Casa Portofino Estate - Walkway

    Casa Portofino Estate - Walkway

  • Happy Buddah in his willow throne.

    Happy Buddah in his willow throne.

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Calendar last updated 07/30/2015
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