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Beautiful Serene View Guesthouse - Los Angeles Beach 8min

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View from the guesthouse. Beautiful morning coffee view :)


Last updated: 07/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

TOPANGA - the place of the people - is an amazing place to be in this world. This place was muse to many famous artists and musician and writers ( some still living here ). Elysium fields and Rodeo grounds were in a less than a 3 mile radius from here.

Little Bohemian town , nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains.
Great Vacation Spot, romantic retreat, Weekend getaway or inspiring writers & artist Studio ( long term rates available).

This is our guesthouse. It has amazing views and is in a serene & quite environment, close to Topanga State Park which is in Los Angeles. Complete nature experience in Los Angeles.Just 20 min from Santa Monica, 20 -30 minutes to the Studios in the Valley.

You can hike, mountain bike, do horseback riding or sit at a outside fire in the evening. The landscape is amazing and you will not believe that this is part of Los Angeles. We drive to work every day to Santa Monica, driving along the beaches on the PCH the famous Pacific Coast Highway passing the ocean, seeing dolphins & seals and fish hunting pelicans.

We built this guesthouse to give our friends and family a home a way from home while visiting us. You are in nature as soon as you step out of your door.

The guesthouse is like a Studio apartment (with no joining walls )and accommodates 2 comfortably.It was built in 2009 in is modern style.The guesthouse is located on the lower level of our property and has its one entrance from the driveway via a ' grand staircase' ( 10 wide long steps) to the lower yard. It is partly located under the end of on of our decks in the main house. It is one room with a huge California King bed ( Organic futon & bedding), it has a kitchenette with refridgerator, 4 burner stove top, Microwave with integrated oven. Table and chairs inside and outside. The bathroom is small but a has a beautiful pebble shower with stones from the beach. There is lots of outdoors space as well.It is very private. If you travel with kids we could provide a baby-crib or a roll away.
Pets are ok as long as they are kids friendly.We do have a black Labrador in the main house.

There is a kids playground & jungle gym 1 level down.

The guest house has a charcoal BBQ grill outside.

Just 3.5 miles from the ocean. 20 minutes to Santa Monica. 20 min to Malibu, 20 - 30 min to the Studios.
(The times are driving times - we are in LA - forget the walking other than in nature. Cars are required in Los Angeles :)
The town itself has plenty of picturesque areas and is popular for weekend tourists. We have a few beautiful restaurants including the famous INN of the Seventh Ray, a french Bistro, a nice Mexican place,Rocco's Italian, Froggie's a bohemian american/ asian quinine as well as 2 wonderful coffee places.
Topanga is home to the Theatricum Botanicum (Will Gear) an open air Shakespeare Theatre with world class perfomance which attracts visitors from all over Los Angeles.
There is a Hippy Spirit about Topanga. In the 60 & 70 ties this was home to Elysium fields and famous Rodeo Grounds. Bohemian Lifestyle, Artist, Musicians.

Mountainbiking ( high end rentals available in town), Hiking in Topanga State Park - the trails start just steps away from this retreat in the Santa Monica Mountain. Surfing.
There are plenty of shopping opportunities in Santa Monica, 3 rd street promenade, the Valley ( remember the show Valleygirls?), Hollywood, famous Melrose.

There are beaches all along the PCH. When you drive down the hill you are right at Topanga State Beach, a popular Surf Spot with some beach restaurants perfect after a long day in the sun.
A little bit up the PCH you come to famous Malibu. Go to the amazing beaches, walk by the Celebrity Villas on the beach, surf, go shopping & spy out for some of those people you know from the movies, have a massage....endless possibilities.
Beautiful & famous beaches, cliff trails, beach restaurants, whale watching spots in certain month of the year.
Hire a sailboat or take to ferry to Catalina Islands or go on a whale watching boat trip.

What else to do:
Santa Monica Pier amusement Park at the beach. Los Angeles Zoo, Disneyland and Disney California adventure (1 hour drive), Sea World and Legoland in San Diego (2 hours drive)
Santa Barbara ( 1 1/2 h), Hollywood of course !! Venice Beach.
Malibu Wine touring.
Combine your travel with adding a few days to go on a road trip to wine country. Paso Robles etc....
look up Topanga in Wikipedia :)

Booking details:
$190 Night (1-2 Guests) .. .. $1270/ Week - weekly rate may not apply in July & august
Paid in Advance or in Cash Upon Arrival. Creditcards possible. Thru paypal ( free) over the website ( 2% Fee)
Negotiable Rate for longer stays
Additional $40 Departure Cleaning Fee.
$200 Security Deposit Due Upon Booking
50% Cancellation Fee Applies 7 Days Prior to Arrival.
$40 Bi-Weekly Maid Service (Optional)
Airport Pick-up can be arranged.

Keywords: Guesthouse/Studio,Appartment, near the beach, Malibu, Santa Monica Mountain retreat, romantic getaway, creative inspiring space, Nature hikes, Mountain biking, Pet friendly
baby crib available


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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered:

    please let us know whom you are bringing. Dog bed, bowls available if needed. ...moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    outside - please be aware of fire hazard in this dry climate...moreless

Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

  • Other (See Description)


  • King size beds (1) California King Bed,new organic Futon Mattress, Baby Cribs (1) Baby crib with organic mattress on request $ 20 fee Bumper & Bedding on request....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Amazing mountain Views, very quite, Outside seating area with wooden fire pit ( fire only in winter month ), hiking and bike trails. State Park access....moreless


  • Satellite / Cable:

    Premium Channel Cable TV...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys:

    Large fenced in trampoline and private playground available...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Premium channels ( movies & shows) on demand...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Table with 2 chairs - additional chair or high chair available. Also table outside on patio...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet:

    Hi Speed Wireless Internet ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    small coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio


Write a review 4.8
from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Sep 1
2 night min stay
$220 $220
Fri, Sat
Winter Holiday
Dec 20 - Jan 8
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$190 $220
Fri, Sat
$1,390 $5,060
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $40
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 07/06/2015
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
1.7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Nearest Beach

Car: Necessary

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We are a family of 4. My husband is American, I am originally from Germany. We have 2 kids.We have a TV Commercial company and are used to travel all over the world.

Why the Owner Chose Topanga:
This truly is an amazing unique place.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Tranquility and refreshing your senses. Complete private or hospitality if wanted. Continental breakfast can be provided.

Contact us

Speaks: english, german

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  • View from the guesthouse.
Beautiful morning coffee view :)

    View from the guesthouse. Beautiful morning coffee view :)

  • Guesth house & view - coming down from separate entrance staircase

    Guesth house & view - coming down from separate entrance staircase

  • What you see when you wake up :)

    What you see when you wake up :)

  • California King bed. Organic Futon & Bedding.

    California King bed. Organic Futon & Bedding.

  • Kitchen. 4 burner stovetop. Microwave with integrated oven, fridge

    Kitchen. 4 burner stovetop. Microwave with integrated oven, fridge

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