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The Apple House & Cottage - Beautiful Craftsman Style Property

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Last updated: 09/03/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

The Apple House is located in the Arbolada, approximately 10 minutes walk from The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa or a 15 minute stroll to the Arcade in the center of town. The fully fenced property offers an opportunity to relax in a private and serene setting amongst the towering majestic oaks. It is designed for family fun and has been the location for many a family reunion. The sleeping arrangements offer a great deal of flexibility with beds in 5 rooms. We hope that you will get as much pleasure from The Apple House as we have.

The entire property has 4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, and sleeps a maximum of 8 adults. Unfortunately no pets allowed. No Smoking. House and property are not child proof but we do welcome children.

Main House 2500 Sq ft:
Bedroom 1 - King Bed with en suite bathroom with Shower.
Bedroom 2 - Queen Bed with adjacent bathroom with shower over tub.
Bedroom 3 - Large 'Family style' room. 2 Full size beds, separate changing room, adjacent bathroom with shower and laundry facility. 60 inch wall-mounted TV.

Guest Cottage Bedroom: 1 Queen Bed, bathroom with shower. Separate sitting room.


Main House features a Gourmet Country Style Kitchen with breakfast nook. Large Farmhouse sink, 6 burner Viking Range and Sub Zero Refrigerator. Outdoor propane BBQ. Enjoy your meals on the covered Front Porch or on the back patio overlooking the large Swimming Pool with the 'pink moment' backdrop of the Topa Topa Mountains.

Garage has been converted into a 'Pub Style' Family Games Room. Featuring an 8 foot Pool Table, Table Football and Dart Board.

The Grounds: Beautifully landscaped 2 acres. Enjoy our family orchard boasting espaliered Apples and Figs, many varieties of citrus, grape vines and countless other fruit trees! Every part of the property has something to offer. Enjoy your first cup of coffee with the morning sun next to a bubbling fountain. Nap in the hammock under the trees or spend the day sunning and swimming around the pool.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age minimum...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    House and property are not child proof. Large 11' deep pool. May not be suitable for small children who are non swimmers....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Upon request we can provide ramps that offer wheel chair access/egress at both the front and rear of the house....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Main House - Pool View and door leading to patio...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Main House - Garden View...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 double, 2 twin/ single

    Main House - Garden View...moreless

  • Guest Cottage/Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Guest Cottage steps from Main House...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Laundry facilities in this bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 4 - Guest Cottage: toilet, shower

    Guest Cottage...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player:

    Extensive DVD collection...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Garage converted to 'pub style' game room...moreless

  • Games:

    Selection of board games and puzzles...moreless

  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Television:

    TV in Family Room and Bedroom 3. Access to Apple TV for Netflix, HBO, Showtime etc Movie Viewing. No Cable TV. ...moreless

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Only 15 minutes stroll to The Arcade and Farmers' Market in the center of Ojai's beautifully quaint downtown area....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Enjoy the 'pink moment' on the Topa Topa Mountains from many areas on the property....moreless

  • Resort:

    The world famous Ojai Valley Inn and Spa with its fine dining, tennis center and golf course is a ten minute walk....moreless

  • Rural:

    In the heart of the beautiful Ojai Arbolada. Private with a rural feel yet just a short walk to town....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    Kitchen has table and 4 chairs. Extendable dining table in dining room can seat 10. Dining for large groups can also be done on pool patio. Extra folding tables and chairs available....moreless

  • Dining Room

General

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Central Heating in Main House. Wall Heater in Guest Cottage...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi/ High Speed Internet...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens and pillows provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Comfortable living room with fireplace and TV ...moreless

  • Parking:

    Secured off street parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Bath and pool towels Provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Front Loading Washer...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip Coffee Maker and Espresso Maker...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes and Utensils...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Built in dishwasher next to farm house sink...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    2 adult sized and 2 child sized bikes...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Covered Front Porch. Large Pool Area Patio...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Close proximity to many of Ojai's wide selection of tennis courts...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Very large, 11 feet deep unheated pool with diving board...moreless

 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$950
$6,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $250
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
  • Tax Rate 8%

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Last updated: 09/03/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

The Apple House is so wonderful you may never want to leave. If you do feel the urge to explore wider afield, many of our guests take day trips to Los Angeles for the various theme parks like Disneyland, Universal Studios or Magic Mountain. Or take a short drive to Santa Barbara for all it has to offer: Santa Barbara Zoo, World Class Dining, Outstanding Beaches. My personal favorite is the beach at Santa Claus Lane in Carpenteria. This beach offers surfing lessons and many little boutiques and restaurants as well - worth the 20 minute drive. A must for first time Ojai visitors is the 2 mile family friendly hike along the Ridge Trail located at the tip of Signal Street. Enjoy a cool morning walk along this trail. Bring your camera for the breathtaking views of the Ojai Valley. Then finish your walk and stop in town for coffee and a stroll down down the famous Arcade or a rest in Libbey Park. If you're in town on Sunday morning do not miss the Farmers Market. Search out BD's vegetable stand. His farm is located a stones throw from The Apple House. For biking enthusiasts there are two local bike stores where you can rent bikes and accessories. A paved bike path leads you all the way to Ventura or if mountain biking is your thing ask the bike store to recommend a suitable trail. We do have some bikes on property.

 

Owner info

About the owner: I grew up in the nearby town of Santa Paula although I have spent my adult life in Northern California. The Apple House is our home away from home, a true family retreat. A place where we escape life's fast pace, and enjoy the company of our family and friends.

Why the Owner Chose Ojai:
This property is truly magical. Upon arriving you will be awed by its beauty and tranquility. Each room is warm and welcoming. Designed with many entertaining areas like the covered front porch and the large pool area. Spacious enough to host a group yet intimate enough to find your own 'secret place' to enjoy the peace and quiet.

The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Walk to town. Quiet and serene.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • A warm welcome to The Apple House and Cottage

    A warm welcome to The Apple House and Cottage

  • The Apple House and Topa Topa Mountains

    The Apple House and Topa Topa Mountains

  • Exposed oak vaulted ceiling and wood fireplace

    Exposed oak vaulted ceiling and wood fireplace

  • Enjoy Ojai's outdoor lifestyle

    Enjoy Ojai's outdoor lifestyle

  • Garage converted to pub style games room with 8ft pool table, foosball and darts

    Garage converted to pub style games room with 8ft pool table, foosball and darts

  • Bedroom 1 - King bed, ensuite bathroom and garden access

    Bedroom 1 - King bed, ensuite bathroom and garden access

  • Bedroom 2 - Full bed, adjacent full bathroom and garden access

    Bedroom 2 - Full bed, adjacent full bathroom and garden access

  • Bedroom 3 - Family style with two double beds, 2 singles, 60' TV & garden access

    Bedroom 3 - Family style with two double beds, 2 singles, 60' TV & garden access

  • Gourmet kitchen and sunny breakfast area

    Gourmet kitchen and sunny breakfast area

  • Private guest cottage

    Private guest cottage

  • Guest cottage living room and bonus Queen bed

    Guest cottage living room and bonus Queen bed

  • Relax in the front garden: Adirondack chairs, hammock, swing and water feature.

    Relax in the front garden: Adirondack chairs, hammock, swing and water feature.

  • Watch Ojai's beautiful sunsets from the front porch

    Watch Ojai's beautiful sunsets from the front porch

  • Exposed oak vaulted ceiling and wood fireplace

    Exposed oak vaulted ceiling and wood fireplace

  • Dine, swim or relax on the back deck

    Dine, swim or relax on the back deck

  • Sip cocktails on the back deck and take in the Pink Moment

    Sip cocktails on the back deck and take in the Pink Moment

  • Garage converted to pub style games room with 8ft pool table, foosball and darts

    Garage converted to pub style games room with 8ft pool table, foosball and darts

  • Bedroom 1 - King bed, ensuite bathroom and garden access

    Bedroom 1 - King bed, ensuite bathroom and garden access

  • Bedroom 3 - Family style with two double beds, 2 singles, 60' TV & garden access

    Bedroom 3 - Family style with two double beds, 2 singles, 60' TV & garden access

  • Heart of the gourmet kitchen: oiled wood island, Viking stove, SubZero fridge

    Heart of the gourmet kitchen: oiled wood island, Viking stove, SubZero fridge

  • Breakfast area alcove and view of front deck

    Breakfast area alcove and view of front deck

  • Guest cottage main bedroom and ensuite bathroom

    Guest cottage main bedroom and ensuite bathroom

  • Enjoy the landscaped two acres and find your own 'secret place'

    Enjoy the landscaped two acres and find your own 'secret place'

  • Enjoy your visit to The Apple House

    Enjoy your visit to The Apple House

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english
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