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Claremont Cottage Style Comfort Near Colleges, Metro, And Downtown Village

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,150 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage Style Comfort Near Claremont Colleges, Metro, And Downtown Village

The moment you enter this wonderful home you will experience a peaceful feeling. Double French doors provide a lovely view of the back yard with the look and feel of an English garden enhanced by a towering Mountain Ash. Enjoy your morning coffee out back on the deck--or watch the morning news in the living room--on a 55 inch flat screen TV.

The home features three bedrooms and two baths. The master has a king-size bed, flat screen TV, and a bathroom with shower. The other two bedrooms have double beds, and one can also serve as a study, complete with desk, and free wi-fi for your convenience.

The remodeled kitchen is fully equipped with all you need for preparing your own meals. Or, if you'd prefer to eat out, the historic downtown village is less than a five minute walk, and is full of delicious eating places. Want to go into LA? The metro station is even closer than the Village! Need to go to the Colleges? They start just two streets over with the first being Pomona College. Have a dog that needs some exercise? The Claremont 'Pooch Park' is one street over from this home. In order to keep the home in tip top shape, it is necessary for us to limit the breeds allowed to non-shedding dogs only, weighing a maximum of 45 pounds. NO CATS, as we, the owners, are allergic to them, and we oftentimes stay in the home ourselves.

More things to do: You might like to take a short trip to the mountains…just 45 miles away to the east……or the beach…just 45 miles to the west…or Disneyland…just 27 miles to the south. Whatever you choose you will find easy access to both the 10 and 210 freeways.

Property restrictions include the following: Smoking is not allowed -- neither inside nor outside of the property. Driveway holds 3 cars, max. Claremont Police do not allow overnight parking on the street & do administer tickets.

Reservations may be granted upon confirmation of number of guests and acceptance of the rental agreement. The home is not available for over six guests. The number of people at the home, including visitors, must not exceed ten people. New: Home Away now charges a mandatory booking fee which will be shown in your quote.

Again, this is a NON-SMOKING home--both inside AND outside. If this description meets your needs, we would welcome your visit to our home!!!!

More Details

Jim and Mary Hollifield
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Jim and Mary Hollifield

Both Mary and I grew up in Texas but were thrilled to make our home in Claremont after our three children were grown. I retired from dentistry after practicing 30 years and Mary recently retired after having been a teacher, a licensed professional counselor, and a Pastor.

Why Jim and Mary Hollifield chose Los Angeles County

Claremont is the 'sweet spot' of southern California. Not only does it have beautiful weather, but the community is vibrant with many small colleges and a leadership that builds on happy families and happier dogs! The downtown Village is one of a kind for the area and is becoming the 'place to be' on Friday nights to enjoy a lively small town with wonderful music and food venues.


Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Ontario International Airport
Nearest Train
0.3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.2 Miles
Interstate 10 and Interstate 210
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
The Village of Claremont
Nearest Ski
53 Miles
Snow Valley
Nearest Beach
42 Miles
Huntington Beach and Dog Beach
Car: recommended

Sunset magazine has named Claremont the "Best Suburb in the West" and that is certainly a well deserved honor. The multitude of colleges in the city and the wonderful attention to landscape has resulted in the nickname, "the city of 'Trees and PHD's'." The vibe is family friendly, dog friendly and bike friendly. All in all, a great place to raise a family and enjoy the beauty of the world's greatest weather and location.


Claremont House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1150 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • No single bed available.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling


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(26 traveler reviews)

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Claremont Cottage Style Comfort Near Colleges, Metro, And Downtown Village
average rating of 4.9615383 based on 26 reviews

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

As always the stay at Jim & Mary's home is like staying in your own house. They are great to work with and always respond in a timely fashion. They have thought of everything.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to have you come again!! We'll look forward to your next visit!!!!
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Better than my own home!

  • 5 of 5

Jim and Mary have equipped their property with everything you may need for your home away from home. Even down to ear plug supplies and white noise machines if the train whistle bothers you. ( I happen to enjoy the sounds of a train)

The Metrolink station is a three minute walk and gets you into LA in about an hour.

The home is comfortable and the backyard is so relaxing. Please Treat their home wth respect so they continue to rent it in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was our joy to have you as a guest in our home! Thanks so much for coming and we will look forward to future visits!!!!!!
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very pleasant

  • 5 of 5

very pleasant and convenient and well equipped

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for coming! Glad it worked out well for you!!
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Thanksgiving Stay

  • 5 of 5

As always the Hollifields are great host and so easy to communicate with. We have stayed here many times and every time is a great experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location, location, location (and charming)

  • 5 of 5

Excellent location that is close to both I-10 and to the 210. The house is very well maintained and very comfortable (nice furniture and amenities) and has a large back yard. One minor negative is that the master shower is a little small. I was totally fine but I think that a large person might need to use the shower/bath combo that is in the shared bathroom which is used by the other two bedrooms. Not a big deal but worth noting. The neighborhood seemed safe. We were within walking distance to good restaurants and shopping. If I find myself in Claremont again, this will definitely be my first choice for a VRBO rental.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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cottage in Claremont

  • 5 of 5

It's a very nice, clean and well maintained cottage in Claremont that is located near Claremont Village. The house is well laid out and was stocked with everything we needed: towels, linens and cookware. The backyard is nicely landscaped and very inviting. It's a comfortable place to relax and has a hammock, tree swing and porch swing. The owners are accessible if you have any questions or problems and provide a binder with information on Claremont and the surrounding area. We would definitely recommend this house to our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the nice review. It is so important to us that our guests enjoy and fun and relaxing stay! We'll look forward to your return!!!!
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $30

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. 100% refund if cancellation given 30 days prior. A maximum of six people is allowed. Reduced rates available for longer stays.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.