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Live Like A Local In Ocean View Villa Valmere!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Ocean And Mountain View 4 Bedroom Mediterranean Home Close To The Beach.

VILLA VALMERE is a luxurious Mediterranean style home with spectacular Ocean Views and Mountain Views! Less than 5 minutes to the nearest beach, it is situated on 2 acres at the end of a quiet, neighborhood cul de sac and overlooks the Pacific Ocean, Paradise Cove, Point Dume and Solstice Canyon State Park.

This spacious, palm tree lined home, designed by renowned architect Carl Volante, is 5,000 sq. ft. with 12 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and comfortably sleeps a maximum of 6- 8 guests.

An Elevated Deck wraps around the back of the house showcasing the mountain views and is complete with gas Bar B Que Grill, Lounging and Dining areas with Lighted Market Umbrellas and Globe String Lights, as well as a comfy Hammock, for those leisurely Malibu outdoor afternoons and evenings. Inside, enjoy the Baby Grand Piano, play a game of Billiards at the Pool Table or cuddle up by one of the four Fireplaces and read a book.

Villa Valmere is Non Smoking, Family Friendly and Centrally Located to everything Malibu has to offer...Pristine Beaches with Beach Activities from Surfing to Kayaking, whale watching, beautiful Hiking Trails, Solstice Canyon Park, the landmark Malibu Pier, breath taking Paradise Cove, fabulous Restaurants, Wine Tasting, Museums, Sunday Farmers Market, Pepperdine University, the Malibu Theater, Celebrities, upscale Shopping and Dining in The Malibu Country Mart and The Lumber Yard, plus all the natural beauty that makes up Malibu's Fabled Coastline.

You'll find Fine Dining at Geoffreys, Nobu, Mr. Chow, Tra Di Noi, V's, Taverna Tonys, ..or more casual dining on the Pier at Malibu Farm, on the Beach at Paradise Cove or The Sunset at Zuma Beach.

Santa Monica is just a short drive down Pacific Coast Highway where you'll find the exciting Third Street Promenade with shops, restaurants, movie theaters and all that the city has to offer.

Take the kids on a Day Trip to Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm or Universal Studios.

Spend a leisurely afternoon driving up the coast to Santa Barbara, Ojai and the Santa Inez Valley.

OR....just relax and feel like a local, enjoying the fresh ocean breeze and a glass of wine while watching the Serene Sunsets from the living room of your home away from home....VILLA VALMERE !

More Details

Owner
Kate Cullum
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Kate Cullum

Family owned and operated property. We have lived in Malibu for 35 years and raised our family here. We've traveled the world and we have seen many spectacular places, but feel there's no place like home.

Kate Cullum purchased this house in 1991

Why Kate Cullum chose Los Angeles County

Two acres of everything.....natural beauty of Malibu, Ocean View and Mountain View, birds singing and soaring, peace and quiet and ocean breezes.

What makes this house unique

Location! Quiet, secluded and serene above the Pacific Ocean . Only 5 minutes to the closest beach. Centrally located in Mid Malibu and close to everything. Villa Valmere is a very relaxing and comfortable home. You will feel just like a local, living in a friendly neighborhood surrounded by the majestic beauty of Malibu and the lovely ocean breeze. The View from the Living Room says it all.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a great house! This is exactly what we wanted. Great rooms, amazing views and open spaces.

Thanks for an amazing time!
May 2013
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Amenities

Malibu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Insuite Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared Bathroom for Bedroom #2 and Bedroom #3
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Insuite Bathroom for Bedroom #4
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Guest Bathroom located on first floor.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Guest Bathroom located in Family Room
  • Master Bathroom has Marble Tile with Oval Tub, Glass Enclosed Shower, Double Sinks and separate Toilet Room. Bathroom #2 has Double Sinks, separate Bath/Toilet room,shower, tub combo.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Ocean view with sitting area
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Ocean view with sitting area
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Beds, ensuite Bath, Private yard
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , Ocean, Mountain views, Fireplace, Balcony, ensuite Bathroom.
  • Upstairs Bedrooms all have Ocean Views. Master Bedroom has insuite Bathroom, Fireplace, Balcony. Bedrooms #2 and #3 have Sitting Areas and share a Bathroom. Bedroom #4 located on 1st floor has twin beds, private entrance and yard and insuite Bathroom. Portable Baby Crib available
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Villa Valmere is a comfortable and relaxing home. You will feel like a local, living in a quiet Malibu neighborhood, with beautiful views all around, a natural ocean breeze and all the sites and activities Malibu has to offer nearby. Beauty and serenity all around you.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Live Like A Local In Ocean View Villa Valmere!
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 21 reviews
Dallas, TX
4

Great location and views--Responsive owner

  • 4 of 5

My family of four (kids age 9 and 11) had a great time staying at this house on Valmere, just off of Corral Canyon Road. The owner, Kate, greeted us, gave us the tour and ground rules, and provided a plethora of ideas for our week-long stay.

The house is well appointed for 4-6 people and best suited for cooking in the kitchen or on the spacious deck/outdoor veranda. Also, the location is perfect for going to the beach, Malibu's restaurants, Santa Monica, etc. We trekked into LA for some tourist activities and had no real issues with traffic, travel, etc. Overall, a fantastic location.

As for the owner, she was very responsive to a couple of small issues that we presented. I was satisfied with her response and follow up. She also refunded my security deposit in a very timely fashion.

Observations: the area has no cell service for AT&T. Also, the wifi is available in only one side (by the library) of the house. It's not a big deal when on vacation, but worth mention. Also, the house has no A/C. I'm guessing that 99% of the time this isn't an issue in the Malibu hills; however, the temps reached 95+ degrees the last two days of our trip. This heat, combined with the large picture window in the master-which has no window treatments-made for a toasty last couple of days. Again, this probably isn't usually an issue in Malibu, but we encountered 'Texas' heat in Malibu and it caught us off guard.

Overall, a fantastic trip for my family and I'd recommend Villa Valmere without hesitation. Thanks Kate for sharing your wonderful home.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Playa Del Rey, CA
5

The Perfect Weekend

  • 5 of 5

I cannot stress enough how amazing this property, the view, the environment and the wonderful owner Kate Cullum is. I rented this location for my wife's 40th birthday and hosted a Malibu Barbie birthday feast. The kitchen was well stocked and roomy enough for the chef I hired to whip up a delicious meal. There were more than enough vista points and comfortable lounge areas that the house never felt cramped. We stayed an extra day just so my wife and I could soak up the environment and relax. The bedrooms were lovely, the entire home has everything you could need - it was perfect.

Wonderful location for a family getaways, romantic weekends, social gatherings and stay-cations.

Many thanks Kate - you made my wife's birthday a weekend we will never forget.

Best,

Matt

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Villa with charm and breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

I booked Villa Valmere for a girls weekend trip and was immediately blown away by the beauty and charm of the property. The views look like something out of a painting. Gorgeous decor, and all the appliances/kitchen tools/games you could ask for. Kate was a gracious host - extremely helpful and responsive! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing time at this house. Kate was so nice and helpful. We kayaked all day one day very close by and had the best egg hunt ever on Easter Sunday for my two girls. The sunsets and starry sky's were just what we hoped for.

Really wonderful!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Plano, TX
5

Third stay

  • 5 of 5

Once again our stay was wonderful. Our hostess is always friendly and accessible. The home is beautifully maintained and so comfortable. We will plan our 4th trip soon. Thank you Kate for another enjoyable time.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful view

  • 3 of 5

My family - a party of 6 - spent 10 days in Kate's wonderful house. The house is perfectly equipped and nicely furnished. The view over the coast of Malibu is beautiful and can be seen from all rooms in the house. The awesome beaches of Malibu are not far away but it takes a while to go to Los Angeles (40-60 min depends on the traffic). Unfortunately the only downer was that we had thousands of ants, especially in the downstairs bedroom and ON THE BEDS, so it was impossible to use the fourth bedroom which we needed for our big family. Even though an exterminator "cleaned" the house from "the outside", the ants came back and made it impossible to sleep on the beds. We were strongly disappointed that Kate did not do anything else to get rid of the ants and offered us to sleep on air mattresses and couches although we paid such a huge amount of money for this house. Unfortunately Kate was not at all cooperative in this situation and did not answer to our requests to solve this problem.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The statements made in this review are completely false. I not only responded immediately to all concerns, but I have receipts and records from all services I supplied to prove my response. I paid for an exterminator, a handyman and a housekeeper to address their issue. I made 3 visits to the property myself. I offered a top of the line airbed to be set up in the sitting room, making an additional bedroom, but they refused to use it. I was in contact with them every single day of their visit, even during a family memorial, and have all correspondence to prove it. I did everything possible to make them comfortable and resolve their issues. There has never been an ant problem in that bedroom in the 25 years I have owned the house. Most importantly, there were no ants in the room when they checked in and no ants after they checked out. What they did to attract ants I do not know. But to say I was not cooperative and did not answer their requests is emphatically not true. One only needs to read all the other reviews to see that I am always responsive, I always take care of my guests, and I always want them to enjoy their stay at Villa Valmere. All of my guests seem to have done just that. These particular people have a hidden agenda. They have been dishonest and have made totally false statements.
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Car: necessary

Villa Valmere is centrally located in mid Malibu and close to everything! Less than 5-10 minutes to all the beautiful beaches of Malibu, California. Villa Valmere overlooks Solstice Canyon State Park and it's popular Hiking Trails, as well as Paradise Cove and it's Famous Beach.

Casual and Fine Dining are 5-10 minutes, Upscale Shopping at The Malibu Country Mart and the Lumber Yard are just 8 minutes, as is the Malibu Movie Theater.

You are close to everything...yet away from it all!

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Rates & Availability

Malibu House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring Discount 2017
Mar 19 2017 - Jun 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
From
$850
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,900
$21,000
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$900
From
$950
Fri,Sat,Sun
$5,900
$25,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Security Deposit $1,000
Cleaning Fee $500
Property Damage Protection $99

Please scroll down and read all HOUSE RULES
1.Discounts for rentals of 7 days or more only. Discount rates are posted in RATES SECTION as Weekly/Monthly.
2.Check In 3:00pm or later.
3.Check Out 1:00pm.
4.NON SMOKING strictly enforced inside and outside.
5.EIGHT MAXIMUM overnight guests including children.
6.No additional overnight guests beyond actual number booked.
7.No Parties allowed unless they have been discussed and approved by owner AT TIME OF BOOKING.
(a party/dinner is considered anything beyond the 8 maximum booked guests. Additional Security Deposit required)
8.Not a Wedding Venue or a Wedding Reception Venue.
9.NO PETS of any kind.
10. Owner is not responsible for injuries or lost property.
11.Guests are not to rearrange furniture or alter property in any way.
12.No overnight sleeping on sofas.
13.No third party booking. Person booking must be staying at Villa Valmere.
14. Rates are subject to change until confirmation of booking.
15. Available for location shoots, photo shoots and videos. No adult films. Inquire with owner for separate rates.
16. All items in Villa Valmere are the personal property of owner and are not to be tampered with or removed.
17. Guests agree to leave Villa Valmere in same condition as they found it.
18. Guests have read all the above and agree to abide by all HOUSE RULES. It is the responsibility of person booking Villa Valmere to ensure that all guests have been notified of ALL HOUSE RULES. If any House Rules have been violated or any damage done to property or its contents the security deposit will be forfeited in full.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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