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An Elegant Studio on a Tranquil 7-Acre Historic Estate

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Last updated: 01/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Ojai estate description

The Elegant Studio is located in the east end of Ojai on a seven acre estate. The 5000 sq. foot stone and clapboard historical estate home was built in 1887 by Theodore Salisbury Woolsey, a Professor of International Law and the Dean of Yale University. The seven acres belonging to the Woolsey Estate are shaded by ancient oak trees and guarded by a stone wall built by the Chinese over a century ago to keep the land from flooding.

As you wander the grounds you will discover a horse-shoe pit among the many flowering gardens and ornamental trees.

Just one mile from downtown, you will find that our Elegant Studio will give you the utmost in privacy and relaxation, not to mention the convenience of being within walking distance to town and close to the many hiking and biking trails our beautiful little valley offers.

As you leave The Elegant Studio, you will take with you fond memories of your warm and peaceful stay at this historical estate from a bygone era where leisure-living still exists.

One visit will never be enough once you have experienced the beauty and tranquil ambiance of this historical landmark, you will want to return again and again.


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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            smoking permitted outdoors ...moreless

          • Pets Considered:

            Pets are welcome in our property. Maximum of 2 pets of 60lbs. or less. There's a $25 fee per pet per day with a maximum of $250....moreless

          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Queen size bed...moreless

          • Feel like royalty when you step into this elegantly decorated studio fit for a king/queen. Treat yourself to a peaceful night's sleep in our comfy Queen-size bed, or watch a movie on the TV. The bedroom boasts turn of the century, has a walk-in closet/dressing room. A perfect little hideaway for two....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


          • The bathroom is part of the bedroom. The 6' antique clawfoot tub invites you to immerse yourself away from all of life's hustle & bustle. Includes hairdryer, liquid body and hand soap. ...moreless



              • Historic


              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Synagogues
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

              • Golf Course View:

                Soule Park Golf Course is adjacent to our seven acre Estate property ...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The Elegant Studio has beautiful views of Ojai's Topa Topa Mountain Region from every room...moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Equestrian Events
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Paragliding
              • Parasailing
              • Pier Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Tubing
              • Wind-Surfing


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 2 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Hair Dryer
              • Heating
              • Internet:

                Wireless Internet ...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking
              • Towels Provided


              • Coffee Maker
              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Service for two...moreless

              • Microwave
              • Pantry Items:

                Stocked with with teas, sugar/creamer, cooking spices, paper towels & napkins. ...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Mini- sized refrigerator & freezer...moreless

              • Toaster


              • Deck / Patio:

                Pool patio with umbrella tables and chairs, fountains, and chaise lounges...moreless

              • Golf:

                Two Golf Courses nearby. Soule Park 1/4 mi. and the famous Ojai Valley Inn Golf Course - less than 2 miles ...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Pool area ...moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                7 acres of beautiful gardens and ornamental trees. ...moreless

              Pool / Spa



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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
              1 night min stay
              $125 $125
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $855 $1,665
              My Standard Rate
              1 night min stay
              $125 $125
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $25
              • Tax Rate 11%


              A one night stay is accepted for every night except Saturday which must be accompanied by a Friday or Sunday night.

              We accept personal checks, money orders or cash for payment only. A Visa or MasterCard is required to hold the reservation. You must give a 7-day cancellation notice for a full refund. If you cannot give us 7 days, you are obligated for the full charge of the reservation, unless we are able to re-rent the Studio.

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              Last updated: 01/25/2015
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              44 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Santa Barbara, Ca
              0.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Ojai Beverage Company, Azu
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Soule Park and Ojai Valley Inn
              15 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Amtrack - Ventura
              0.25 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Hakane Sushi to the West, Bocalli's to the East
              124 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Mountain High Resort, Wrightwood
              16 Miles
              Nearest Beach

              Car: Recommended

              Our Landmark property is located in the East End of Ojai, and is adjacent to both the Day Spa of Ojai and Soule Park Golf Course.

              The Elegant Studio, nestled under majestic oaks, provides the utmost in privacy and relaxation and is perfect for a weekend retreat or an extended stay.

              Just one mile from the heart of town, you’ll enjoy the convenience of Ojai’s gourmet restaurants, local wineries, live music and entertainment, live theaters, a movie theater, a historic museum, and the many antique shops, art galleries, and unique boutiques.

              Our beautiful little Valley also offers horseback riding, a petting zoo, a world-class spa, health clubs, yoga and Pilate’s studios, and many hiking and biking trails.


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              • Historical Estate Home

                Historical Estate Home

              • Formerly Theodore Woolsey House built in 1887

                Formerly Theodore Woolsey House built in 1887

              • The Elegant Studio Room with Queen size bed.

                The Elegant Studio Room with Queen size bed.

              • Reading area

                Reading area

              • Sitting area in room

                Sitting area in room

              • Claw foot tub with overhead shower

                Claw foot tub with overhead shower

              • View of pool from studio

                View of pool from studio

              • View of Jacuzzi

                View of Jacuzzi

              • Our Estate entrance

                Our Estate entrance

              • View of the entrance to the Elegant Studio

                View of the entrance to the Elegant Studio

              • Beautiful hand painted sink

                Beautiful hand painted sink

              • View of our grounds, pool/jacuzzi and firepit area

                View of our grounds, pool/jacuzzi and firepit area

              VRBO #454013

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              This listing was first published here in 2013.

              Date last modified - Sunday, January 25, 2015

              $125 per night (USD)
              Minimum stay: 1 nights
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