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Zen Gardens a peaceful retreat home ,saltwater pool, South of France flaire

Bedrooms 4
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms + 4 Baths, (Sleeps 8) House & Cottage included

South of France meets “Alice in Wonderland” meets “Buddha” in Ojai!!!

5-Main + 4 Bath in total

House Zen + Guest Cottage + Mini Cottage

This remarkable 1.5-acre property is reminiscent of the South of France countryside estate. The feel and theme is very Country French combined with Zen Alice in Wonderland. The estate consisted of 3 separate houses so a family stay is very comfortable and spacious. The main house is decorated to a very high standard and successfully combines the old world charm with relaxed Zen Ojai chic. The kitchen is fully equipped and includes lots of entertaining ware. The kitchen is the “Heart-Center” and connects the two wings of the house. One wing leads to the dining area, kitchen lounge, two bedrooms and a full bathroom. The second wing leads to the formal living room, little spiritual hall library, and Master bedroom with en-suite exquisite bathroom, Zen TV lounge and with full bathroom. All the bedrooms have beautiful garden views each with distinct separate charm. The dining room seats 8 and has an adjoining lounge with cozy couches. There is a comfortable Zen themed TV room with a 65-inch flat screen with surround sound and an en-suite full bathroom and two large couches for extra guests. This living room has a natural rock fireplace it charming warm and elegant.

The Garden Courtyards-The property is entered through an impressive iron gate that leads into beautiful a fruit orchard and small vineyard. The pool and spa are salt water for a natural soft feel to the skin. It also has a pool cover for safety if needed. The manicured grassy lawn around the pool and covered dinning lounge make it perfect backdrop for any special occasion (10 pm Curfew). The 2nd courtyard is sunken down and designed with a south of France wonderland inspiration with pea gravel and large dramatic sculptured balls and hedges. Dine ‘al fresco’ on the beautiful spacious terrace overlooking Orange trees & looming Eucalyptus trees. The 3rd courtyard showcases dramatically hedged & features a single bubbling fountain in the very center. It has maze-like hedged paths, sculptured rose gardens, whimsical water features and many mystical sculptures. It is a bit dreamy and delicious.

RELAXATION NOTE: This estate is for a tranquil relaxing Getaway. An environment expressly designed to nourish the soul and delight the senses, creating the opportunity for real relaxation, rejuvenation...a rarity in today's world.

SPECIAL HONESTY NOTE :This is not a party house!! No extra guest on site other than the 8 max day or night.

We have very sensitive neighbors


if you are looking for that, we have that too at a different location. Please visit our website or call 805-758-0203.

POOL HEAT~ $125 per day winter months $140 per day


3 Private Gated Acres

3 Charming Structures all included in not rented separately

Salt water covered Pool & Spa

Exquisite French country garden

Pixie Oranges, Figs, Olives, Peaches, Plum

Lavender and Rose Gardens

Water fountains


High-end linens sand towels

Gourmet fully equipped kitchen

Dinning for 8 inside and out

Dinning entertainment ware

Outdoor lounges and furniture in multiple locations

Tiered gardens locations

65″ TV in Zen Lounge

Good parking

Very Zen filled property with relaxing vibes

Main House 3- Bedroom 3- Bath

Private Guest ZEN COTTAGE 1- Bedroom 1-Bath

Private ZEN MINI COTTAGE – 1 Queen Bed / no bath

1 Queen Bedroom Cottage + Bath + Kitchen + Small Lounge + TV,  500 sq. ft.

No Outside Vendors or Services: As the exclusive gatekeepers and concierge of such alluring properties we do want to mention we do not allow any other vendors or purveyors on our location other than one of our trusted local insured vendors. We contract the very best local vendors for our dream team all of whom are insured by our policy. For this reason no outside vendors (cooks, caters, massage therapists, yoga instructors etc.) are allowed on site. Please see our exciting offerings of fabulous local vendors under our Concierge section. Thank you the Enchanted Team we look forward to making you part of our VIP family. Vacation Rentals is a full service Concierge.

More Details

Lisa K
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2018

About Lisa K

Whether you are looking for a small romantic getaway, Cottage, Luxury Villa, Artsy Bungalow, Ranch Retreat or a Large Vacation Home for a family gathering. All of our homes are hand selected and they are beautifully furnished and well maintained to ensure a comfortable stay for all our guests. Outdoors dining, cuddling by the fireplace, and floating on a raft with and umbrella drink are all highlights of staying at one of our properties.

Why Lisa K chose Ojai

I love this space, its elegant and spacious and makes you feel like you are private yet you are in the beat of Ojai !!!


Ojai Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , bidet , Master
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , claw foot tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Cottage
  • Beautiful Linin & well appointed
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Cottage
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Mini Cottage, pretty and private
  • Total on property 5 -Bedroom 4- Bath 3- bedroom 3- Bath Main House Private Cottage 1- Queen Bedroom 1-Bath Cottage Mini Cottage 1- Queen Bedroom/No bath must use main house The private guest ZEN COTTAGE  has timeless charm with its comfortable queen-sized bed, adjoining living area with a cozy couch, coffee table/desk, cable TV and more. There is a fully furnished kitchen, a well-appointed bathroom with tub/shower, and private patio surrounded by orange trees and rosemary bushes. This cottage is right by the pool area & it has a private entrance. Perfect for a couple or a guest wanting to be more private. Yet just steps away from main house! This Sweet little Mini Cottage is great for a couple, kids or someone who needs a little more privacy. There is a Queen bed with cozy blankets, towels, heater & ceiling fan its decorated very charming and trendy. The rose garden is just outside the front door and the bathroom would be a short walk to main house. Very zen and relaxing~
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Fabulous, Lots of Extras


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Zen Gardens a peaceful retreat home ,saltwater pool, South of France flaire
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

If you are looking for a peaceful, telaxing getaway this is your spot!

  • 5 of 5

The house and grounds are beautifully maintained. It is extremely private. There is plenty of bedrooms and the grounds provide multiple tranquil spots. You must be quiet after ten pm so keep that in mind. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jennifer we are so pleased you enjoyed the beautiful ZEN GARDENS We do appreciate you mentioning it is quite after 10 as this is a true and important point :) We love this location for its ultimate peace beauty and privacy xo
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Hermosa Beach

The property was tranquil and amazing! We are so grateful!

  • 5 of 5

The property and house was absolutely amazing. Our children and dog had such an amazing time and so did we. The beautiful trees, the gardening to spend time out in nature and not even have to leave your house and to meditate and such a peaceful place was really special. Thank you so much we would love to come back. (Pool and hot tub were an extra charge per day to heat it and for some reason never got warm).

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The perfect location for a reunion of dear friends... Tranquil, serene, comfortable ...very well appointed with every conceivable kitchen need you might have... except the food ... The grounds and accommodations were spectacular- our biggest dilemma was wanting to explore Ojai, but not wanting to leave our peaceful oasis... Thankfully, town is a short walk away, so were were able to do both. It's such a beautiful spot, we didn't want to leave.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Serenity in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful home set in breathtaking gardens!

The house is well set up for indoor/outdoor enjoyment with different areas for picnics and dining, swimming, and reading or watching movies. The two guest houses and layout of the main house make for privacy in sleeping arrangements. All the bedrooms lead out to a deck overlooking different garden areas in an ingenious arrangement that includes various water elements with a backdrop of orange trees. Added to the beauty of the general area of Ojai/Santa Barbara and all it has to offer we could not have chosen a better spot for our family holiday.

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Palm Desert, Ca

Truly Enchanted!

  • 5 of 5

My family just spent 6 magnificent days at this property. It was by far the most relaxing vacation I have ever experienced. We celebrated our 61 wedding anniversary exploring, swimming, cooking great meals and venturing out to two of the many good restaurants in the area. Thank you for sharing this beautiful home.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Orchard Park, NY


  • 5 of 5

I booked this property with five dear college friends in celebration of our 60th birthdays. Every day our biggest challenge was which venue to enjoy as there are so many lovely places to read, rest, chat and dine. The house is clean, comfortable and very well equipped.

One day we had a yoga instructor, Rowan, come and lead us in an hour long Yoga session. This was wonderful! I would love to think that I would one day return to the Zen Gardens but if for some reason I don't I am truly grateful that I had the chance to spend one glorious week there.

Lisa and Carla are a pleasure to work with and most eager to insure a pleasant stay.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Holidays and long weekends will require longer minimum stays please call for details.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $350
Pet Fee $100
Damage Insurance $99

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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