About the property
- Cottage750 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay30 nights
GUEST CASITA ONE BEDROOM AND ONE BATH
NOTE: MINIMUM RENTAL IS 30 DAYS, REQUIRED BY LAW
Plenty of privacy awaits your arrival in your own private retreat in the beautiful Ojai Valley. It is a short walk to the Village for casual and fine dining, coffee houses, wine tasting, parks, live theatre, and more. A short walk in the other direction leads you down the walking/biking path to the exquisite Ojai Valley Inn and Spa. Suzanne's Cuisine and Nocciola Restaurants are two blocks away.
LIVING AREA (separate room with door between bedroom)
All the comforts of home in this Spanish-style 'casita', complete with Italian tile and professionally decorated with comfort in mind. The living room features a large picture window offering spectacular views of the tree-lined property, and the Topa Topa mountains, featuring the popular 'pink moment' sunset. There is a flat screen TV in the living room and bedroom; DVD player with a DVD library, full cable with On Demand Movies, HBO and Showtime, Bose CD player with music and an extensive reading library.
A fully stocked kitchen provides everything you will need for light meal preparation during your stay. There is a two burner gas cooktop; Subzero apartment size refrigerator with small freezer area, coffee maker, toaster, dishes, glasses, silverware, pots and pans, etc. Enjoy your favorite refreshments at the end of the day on your private patio with comfortable seating and beautiful views.
The bedroom has a very comfortable queen sized bed, lots of windows; high quality linens and towels are provided for your use. There is a small closet and dresser for your clothes.
The bathroom has a bathtub/shower combination with glass shower doors, sink, toilet, storage, stocked with hair dryer, and many extras in case you forget something.
If there is something else you need, just ask. We will do our best to accommodate your needs and comfort.
Exquisite, comfortable and convenient with all the making for the perfect vacation stay -- at a fraction of the cost of a hotel.
Keywords: Private Guest Casita with views
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 19, 2018
About Carolyn Olsen
We purchased this property after visiting Ojai many times over the years. We decided to relocate out of Los Angeles. We have thoroughly enjoyed the Ojai Valley with all the friendly people, including tourists and locals. We enjoy long walks, wine tasting, tennis, swimming and dining with good friends.
Carolyn Olsen purchased this Cottage in 1992
Why Carolyn Olsen chose Ojai
We often vacationed in Ojai We saw this property and fell in love with it. It is a little piece of paradise yet a short walk to town and the Ojai Valley Inn.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
We love the property!
This is our second stay at the casita. It's comfortable, beautiful, affordable and a short walk to downtown Ojai. Perfect for the two of us!
a beautiful and peaceful casita
Ojai is a wonderful spot in central coastal California. Carolyn,the owner, is very welcoming and made sure we had everything we needed to be comfortable. Our 30 day stay flew by and we look forward to visiting again next year. Missing the beautiful views and bird sounds of the sublime casita!
Our stay at Carolyn's casita was perfect. Peace and quiet. A few blocks from the center of town - many fine places to eat, shop, etc.
Her photos showed us exactly what to expect - a private, comfortable, sunny cottage with a swimming pool, hidden behind her home and surrounded by gardens and lounging areas. What is not visible in the photos is her attention to detail. High end cookware and appliances, plenty of bed pillows to choose from, hangers in the closet along with iron, board, and drying rack, more than enough towels and blankets, books galore. The casita comes with everything you need, from coffee and milk and cookies, to toothpicks and office supplies.
Carolyn is a gem - welcoming and thoughtful, intelligent and generous. We will always remember our idyllic weeks living in her guest house. Thank you, Carolyn!
Comfortable and convenient
This guest house is ideal for two people. We stayed for a month and enjoyed our stay, including the friendly owner Carolyn who attended to every request without being intrusive, her lovely poodle, and the weekly cleaning service. The kitchenette and fridge are small but workable, but all other aspects of the cottage are outstanding. The TV and Wifi always worked, and there is dedicated off-street parking and a lovely outdoor dining area with views of the Topa Topa. The bed is comfortable and there are plenty of pillows, sheets and towels. If you love to read, the book collection is one of the best I've seen in a rental cottage. From this cottage, you can take your daily walks throughout the Arbolada or stroll to downtown Ojai. We highly recommend this Ojai cottage and would not hesitate to rent it again.
A Wonderful Retreat!
We spent a week in Ojai and were thrilled with Carolyn's rental cottage. Not only was it quiet and private, but the 1 acre property was lush, with views to the mountains which border the Ojai Valley. As other guest have noted, the photos on the website do not actually do this cottage justice. It is perfect for two people. Carolyn affords her guests total privacy, briefly "touching base" periodically to make sure everything is OK and to offer advise for dining and sight seeing. I cannot imagine an rental better suited for a couple visiting Ojai.
We very much enjoyed our stay at the Guest Casita. The Casita was comfortably relaxing and beautifully decorated fitting our needs perfectly. We especially enjoyed the magnificent view of the mountains, listening to music and reading books from the impressive library provided by Carolyn (loved our daily visits from Stella too!). We also appreciated the quietness of the surrounding area yet close proximity to town - walking distance to great restaurants, shops and Ojai Valley Inn. Carolyn was very accommodating while being respectful of our privacy. This lovely Casita is a great place to stay while visiting Ojai! We plan to come back.
Wine tasting; seasonal concerts at Libbey Bowl within walking distance, two of the finest restaurants are 2 blocks away, Suzanne's Cuisine and Nocciola; bicycle rentals; hiking. There is always something happening in Ojai.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
THE CITY OF OJAI, ON JANUARY 12, 2016, HAS BANNED ALL SHORT TERM RENTALS IN THE CITY OF OJAI. THEREFORE, I HAVE IMPLEMENTED A 30-DAY MINIMUM STAY. NOTE: Dates will be blocked and confirmed once payment is received. Cancellation policy is a full refund (100%) is offered if cancelled 60 days prior to arrival date; fifty percent (50%) refund if canceled within 30 days prior to arrival date. I recommend travel cancellation insurance in the event something unforeseen comes up and you need to cancel. If you are interested in a longer stay (more than 30 days, please speak with me directly to discuss the terms and your required dates.)