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Ojai Eco-Villa West & Home of Mano Farm & All Good Things Organic Seeds.

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Last updated: 08/21/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Treat yourself to 300 degree breathtaking mountain views, amazing sunsets, and starry nights.
Two separate and beautifully appointed air conditioned villa's are dramatically nestled on a this 8 acre bluff that is home to Mano Farm, a 3 acre certified organic farm and All Good Things organic seeds.
Choose one of two villa's to accommodate up to 3 or 5 depending on the villa or rent both to accommodate up to 8. (Scroll down to owner info and click "See all my Listings" to view both.)
These true eco-designed villa's have beautiful natural finishes throughout, including integral colored plaster walls and radiant heat concrete floors.
The East Villa that sleep 3 has a sweet vintage-style kitchen and the west villa that sleeps 5 has an amazing professional style kitchen.
The showers are luxurious with 4-heads and steam.
These indoor-outdoor villa's were designed by the owner, a professional landscape designer and have very unique and beautiful gardens.
This special place has been featured on many home and/or garden tours, in magazines and television, and has served as the location for many photo shoots.
Beautiful gardens are set against the backdrop of a 2 acre certified organic farm. Friday/Saturday check-ins come with your own CSA share. Check out www.manofarm.org for more about Mano Farm.
Dine indoors or al fresco under the vine covered patio arbors with the option of hiring a personal chef to create something wonderful just for you with farm fresh produce.
The cliff-side jacuzzi is for guests in the west villa but may be used by the east villa when the west villa is unoccupied.
Walk to hiking trails, mountain biking, seasonal swimming holes and horseback riding.

A great hub for Southern California exploring, the home is
*a quick 20-minute trip to the beach (including the world famous Rincon point break surf beach and the kid-friendly Bates Beach)
*20 minutes to the quaint hippy beach town of Carpinteria
*18 minutes to the 101 freeway
*36 minutes to Santa Barbara and SBO
*25 minutes to upscale Montecito shopping
*75-120 [traffic] minutes to Los Angeles and LAX

This property is ideal for your personal retreat, a romantic weekend getaway or a fun luxurious stay for two couples!

Stay on-property for your entire visit, or drive or ride your bike downtown into the magical hamlet of Ojai, where the iconic film Shangri La was filmed. Currently famous as the idyllic village hideaway for Hollywood insiders and celebs, Ojai has much to explore. 
Downtown restaurants are California cafe casual and offer something for everyone, from authentic burritos to tapas Mediterranean-style, from gourmet deli to LA vegetarian, from homemade pizza to local wine tasting, and four coffeehouses thrown in for good measure.
Natural-foods markets are locally owned, and the picture-perfect Sunday Farmer’s Market is friendly and regionally famous.
Shopping is upscale, with boutiques lining the main drag, and a variety of festivals and events each weekend throughout the year. 
For the outdoor explorer, the surrounding back roads meandering through orange and avocado groves and up into the mountains are breathtaking. Ojai's backdrop is the Los Padres National Forest and endless trails wind through the valley. One of Ojai’s most popular network of trails and seasonal swim holes is a 1/4 mile stroll from Red Tail Ranch and can be explored on foot, mountain bike, or horseback, with trail rides organized through a ranch at the trailhead. 
For the sports enthusiast, Ojai is a nationally famous golf and tennis destination, home to the golf course at The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa, and placed second in a national “tennis town” contest due to it’s perfect weather and pristine open tennis courts. In addition, the lovely Lake Casitas is just 5 miles up the road, with the best bass fishing in California , and a local waterpark for the kids.
Shoppers will find a quaint downtown street of locally owned upscale boutiques and art galleries, including an independent toy store and several quality consignment stores for shoppers who love the hunt. And don’t miss locally famous Bart’s Books, an open air mecca for used books and the people who love them.
Historically, Ojai has served as home to global spiritual and artistic leaders such as Krishnamurti, the Theosophists and Beatrice Wood. Currently, scores of healers, bodyworkers and mystics comprise an active healing community. And local art is everywhere, with frequent studio tours available.

Come treat yourself to a truly special place, a wide open space to e-x-h-a-l-e ....

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Property Type

  • Villa
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome:

    Property is on an unfenced bluff and children must not be allowed to roam freely...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    outside only....moreless

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Magic!

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Gardening/Landscaping/Herbal Medicine and Cooking etc....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    Hook up your ipod or computer to in house receiver and speakers....moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    This property is dramatically perched an the Ventura River bluff with 300 degree mountain views. ...moreless

  • Rural:

    This property is home to Mano Farm - www.manofarm.com, a two acre certified organic farm. Friday arrivals come with a CSA (community supported agriculture) share of produce from the weekly harvest....moreless

  • Village:

    This property is 2.5 miles from the quaint village of downtown Ojai....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central AC...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Brand new Whirlpool...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    We use the natural 4 hr compressed logs for ease and ambiance....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Fabulous Radiant floor heat throughout....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    high quaility...moreless

  • Living Room:

    A 20 x 30 great room with the fireplace/seating area at one end and the kitchen/dining at the other....moreless

  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Brand new Whirlpool...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Comes with wifi with very good range. Able to access internet from back porch and all areas of home....moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Private chef lives across the street and is available with notice....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    French Press and individual drip....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Le Creuset. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Nice selection as well as tablecloths and napkins....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Professional in the West Villa and vintage in the East Villa....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    All the basics and mostly organic....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    LG frech door stainless...moreless

  • Stove:

    6 burner/2 oven Jade Range in the West Villa and vintage in the East Villa....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    No lawn but amazing gardens and an organic farm....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    For private use by tenants or owner....moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$395
$1,950

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $100
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Taxes Not included

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: When I purchased this land in 2000 it was a chemically farmed citrus orchard. I made the three year transition to organic, designed and built the eco villa's and the gardens, diversified, and the culmination of those efforts are this small and wonderful community we now call Red Tail Ranch complete with an organic farm (Mano Farm) and seed company (All Good Things). And yes - there are beautiful Red Tail Hawks here!

Why the Owner Chose Ojai, CA, USA:
If you want to experience living in nature but with ultimate comfort, to 'escape it all' but without giving up anything, then you need to spend some time here at Red Tail Ranch. It is a magical and restorative place, a 9000 year old registered archeological site - a milling site of the Oak Grove Indians - productive - the perfect place for an organic farm!

The Unique Benefits at this Villa:
The incredible views, the quiet, the darkness, the stars, the history, the energy, the magic!


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Daybed couches in Main Room

    Daybed couches in Main Room

  • Professional style Kitchen

    Professional style Kitchen

  • Property Citrus

    Property Citrus

  • Shower Room & Toilet Room

    Shower Room & Toilet Room

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Daybed outside of Bedroom

    Daybed outside of Bedroom

  • Kumquats and water lily's.

    Kumquats and water lily's.

  • Jacuzzi gates open

    Jacuzzi gates open

  • Front of property.

    Front of property.

  • Monarch butterfly weed with caterpillars - host plant of the Monarch butterfly

    Monarch butterfly weed with caterpillars - host plant of the Monarch butterfly

  • Front garden.

    Front garden.

  • Verbena & the Western Hills

    Verbena & the Western Hills

  • Great room

    Great room

  • Buttercup yellow fridge!

    Buttercup yellow fridge!

  • Toilet room sink

    Toilet room sink

  • ooh - la - la! Ready to steam!

    ooh - la - la! Ready to steam!

  • Canopy bed

    Canopy bed

  • Outdoor Dining

    Outdoor Dining

  • water lily fountain that hummingbirds love to bathe in!

    water lily fountain that hummingbirds love to bathe in!

  • Jacuzzi Tub

    Jacuzzi Tub

  • Sunset!

    Sunset!

  • Hot Cocoa roses.

    Hot Cocoa roses.

  • The western hills.

    The western hills.

VRBO #424356

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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