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East End Paradise Casita Encanto!

Bedrooms Studio
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Spacious Studio casita, King , 1 Bath, sleeps 2 additional on floor cushion

Our Casita is on a 2 acre property nestled by neighboring orange orchards, olive trees and the Los Padres National forest in the beautiful East end of Ojai. With the center of town just minutes away, it is located close to Thacher school, and Meditation Mount. Ideal location for travelers seeking immediate decompression in a provincial style of existence.

Lrg Studio 1bath, fully equipped kitchen. The studio is well appointed and abundant with natural visual beauty. Be prepared to be transformed to a place of serenity. The amenities include luxury bedding and linens and plush spa robes to lounge in while enjoying a cup of morning coffee. As a smoke free and green friendly property, we have also considered all the comforts of home! So pack light. Prepare your meals on the outdoor grill, or well stocked kitchen, after a shopping trip up the road from local growers of fruits, veggies and Olive oil. Toss in some herbs from our garden to complete the meal. The dining patio awaits you! The space is an intimate open floor plan. We have hosted, couples, families with small children, friends, couples with dogs.

This charming Provence inspired property adorns a view of the mountains, gardens, Olive trees, fragrances of lavender, rosemary and orange blossoms when in season and welcoming sounds of flowing fountains. Step out into a serene and private patio set up for time of relaxation, bird gazing and a space to enjoy lounging with a good book. Meandering rock path will lead you to our pool area. The bright stars transforms the patio into a romantic dining area for two or a lively and festive evening with friends and family. Wake up to the sounds of the fountain and calming vistas to refresh the soul.

Whether lounging by the pool after a day of hiking and biking, taking in a nap in the hammock, reading under an Olive tree, or roasting marsh mellows with love ones around a fire pit, our property will rejuvenate your mind, body and spirit. So if you are ready to escape and to rediscover the simple pleasures of life........let it be here with us a serene Ojai getaway!

We look forward to hosting your visit to Ojai. Please look up our other vrbo 300370 Casita Ojai/ Casita Thacher rental since 2009. Check out our reviews.


Your host in waiting

Keywords: Casita, cottage, gardens, orchard

More Details

Maida Interiano
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 24, 2018

About Maida Interiano

My family and I relocated to So Ca. from Berkeley in search of a new adventure and a place to temporarily hang our hat. Our stint in Ojai was to be a 4 year commitment. We are going on 17 years now. It has been just the absolute perfect place to raise our children and dogs here. When we found this property we immediately fell in love with it.The setting reminded us of our travels through the South of France. It has been a work in progress and a labor of love. Our most fondest memories of our travels abroad were meeting the families who owned farmhouses that we had stayed at. This vacation rental has allowed us to connect with incredibly fascinating people from all over the states and the world. Now we have the opportunity to be the hosts, and we are loving it!! We share our property with 2 dogs, 4 hens, quail, bunnies, squirrels and a multitudes of birds. We have hosted visitors from our other vacation rental vrbo 300370 since 2009 and has been the most rewarding experience for me and my family!

Maida Interiano purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Maida Interiano chose Ojai

This property held a strong nostalgic feel to our travels abroad. The absolute visual and spiritual beauty and serenity of the East End was immediately captivating.

What makes this cottage unique

There is an abundance of nature. The colors, the sounds, scents and awe inspiring vistas is all around us. Everyday is a spiritual awakening and an oasis. I sit out most days in the mornings with my cup of coffee to capture the activity of the animals when they arise. As the evening approaches the sounds once again changes. Where we live there are no street lights which gives us on clear evenings the most spectacular view of the stars. My most favorite time of the day is in the evening, especially when the cool breeze fills the night air. Dining outdoors feels like we are on vacation also. We take our dogs on walks along pepper and olive tree lined roads. We also enjoy the hiking trails just up the road. We are fortunate to have neighbors who grow fruits and sell them at fruit stands on location. Freshly picked avocados, oranges, lemons and more.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My daughter and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the casita. It was very peaceful and low key. Exactly what we were looking for. I invited several friends over for an evening and the first thing they said upon entering the cottage was," Oh how cute!!!" They all said they wanted to live in the cottage. :) The patio and the fire pit was enjoyable as well as the chickens who came over to say "hello".... And the bed was sooooo comfortable! Maida was welcoming and a gracious host...... Ojai is a magical town. We will be back!!
Jan 2013
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Ojai Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Studio - 1 king , Queen air mattress for additional 2 sleepers
  • King size bed (1) extremely comfy, Queen size Beds (1) aeobed available upon request, Twin raised fold up sleeping mats, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 5 ft sofa- by removing back cushions it can be a sleeping alternative space
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
bicycles helmets/ locks fresh eggs and herbs in garden when available


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East End Paradise Casita Encanto!
average rating of 4.8 based on 43 reviews

Awesome Casita

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic little Casita for your stay. The entire place is really well done with stained concrete floors and a very useful layout. Great kitchen setup with all the equipment you'll need if you want to stay in and make dinner while you're there.

Otherwise the property is situated close to the main part of Ojai where the restaurants and shops are. The property itself is secluded but quite large. The pool and BBQ area are nice and there is a lot of outdoor seating if you just want to enjoy some peace and quiet. This home is also pet friendly and the host is extremely friendly and helpful. She was able to get us recommendations and helped us figure out some issues with the wifi. She's available throughout the stay to help make your stay as easy as possible.

I would definitely recommend staying here if you're trying to experience a little bit of everything that Ojai has to offer.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Easy Living in the East End

  • 5 of 5

I lived in the East End of the Ojai Valley many years ago, and I was eager to return with my family for a brief visit. Maida's casita is lovely, and the setting is pure Ojai — oaks and succulents and flowers and orange trees, and peace. Maida is a warm and welcoming host. As for sleeping, we had two grown-ups in the big bed, and sons 12 and 8 on sofa and cot. It all worked well, studio-style. The little garden sitting area out the back door is especially nice. We'd be glad to return.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (husband, son, dog) loved staying here. From the get go, our host Maida was attentive and welcoming. There was a random heat wave during our stay, and Maida made sure the casita was equipped to handle the temperatures. We always felt taken care of. We'll be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Spacious and comfortable with nice yard and use of gorgeous swimming pool.

  • 5 of 5

So easy to communicate with the friendly owner. Really lovely casita, fully equipped kitchen, and close to the village of Ojai. The setting is very pretty, nice to sit outside at night and watch the stars.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Casita Encanto Stay

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I had a delightful stay for a week at Casita Encanto. The Casita is well stocked with all you could possibly need. Just buy your groceries and you are good to go. The pool is very nice and there is an outdoor barbecue to use. The little patio outside our back door was like a little "secret garden." Maida is a delight to work with. We brought our cat and he loved it too!!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to relax and enjoy country setting

  • 5 of 5

Spacious cottage, well furnished and comfortable. Outside seating area beautiful. Cool breezes made sitting there enjoyable. Owner friendly and available if needed. About 2 miles outside of town and away from the noise but easy to get too. Found several great restaurants and a bakery in town. Don't pass up the outside book store (Bart's Books).

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Housekeeping $60 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 8.0%

Fall and winter special rates do not apply to Holiday weekends or special events in Ojai.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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