Beautiful Canyon Hideaway Just Minutes from the Beach, Hiking Trails(2 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 6
There is a fully-equipped nursery on the main level with crib, baby toys, etc.
Downstairs, we've built a separate studio with queen-size bed and a half-bath and it's own private entrance and a small wine cellar.
The house is sun-lit from sunrise to sunset. A huge old oak tree shades the big back porch with gorgeous views of the Topanga State Park. Every day around 3PM the Pacific Ocean Breeze blows up the canyon and creates the perfect temperature around the house.
World-class surfing at Topanga State Beach and Surfrider beach in Malibu are only minutes away (Topanga State Beach is a 4-minute drive). There are hundreds of miles of trails accessible right outside the door in the Topanga State Park.
This is truly a gorgeous and tranquil spot from which to enjoy all that CA and LA have to offer. It is a great spot for artists. The owners are both writers (the movie Groundhog Day was written in the house). Santa Monica is a 20 minute drive. This is the perfect way to live in Los Angeles, smelling the Pacific Ocean, but with all the peace of a private retreat.
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Member since: 2013
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- gardener and weekly cleaning service are included in the rental price
- Satellite / Cable:
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Roller Blading
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
3 night min stay
Discounts: 14 nights or more: $200 Nightly
May 1 - Sep 5
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
half rate deposit upon confirmation of booking and balance to be paid one week before stay.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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The house is located on the border of Topanga State Park, where there are hundreds of miles of hiking trails that connect the whole region. You can hike to Malibu or Santa Monica or deep into the Santa Monica Mountains.
The Parker Mesa trail is a 3 minute drive from the house and is a gorgeous trail with a 360 degree view of the ocean and downtown LA. Many trails are accessible by walking right out the door of the house. The park is visible out most of the windows of the park and is the predominant view out all the back windows.
There is world-class surfing at Topanga State Beach and Surfrider beach in Malibu are only minutes away (Topanga State Beach is a 4-minute drive, and Malibu Surfrider beach is 10-15 mins). There are countless other surf, beach, ocean spots less than 15 mins from the house.
You can enjoy all the California Pacific Coast has to offer and avoid the traffic by being in Topanga.
There is a great farmer's market every Friday morning with fresh local vegetables, meat, fish, etc., and major grocery stores are accessible on the beach side of the canyon and over the mountains in the valley.
Nobu in Malibu and the Reel Inn (a classic California fish restaurant) are minutes from the house, so you can enjoy both of these spots during uncrowded times.
The Santa Monica pier -- with roller coasters, rides, great views, etc -- is about 10 minutes away. And the Venice board walk is about 15 minutes away.
There is great yoga, a great library and great exercise all a short walk from the house.
Universal Studios is about 25 minutes away, downtown Los Angeles is about 30 minutes away and Disney Land is about an hour away.
About the owner: We are both east coast transplants who moved to LA 5 and 2 years ago, respectively. We love our home and find it to be the most relaxing place in the world for both of us. We often stay in nice hotels and are always happy to return home. We have an 8 month old little boy who loves the breeze, birds, trees and hikes that surround our house. We are relocating to NYC for 10 weeks for work, which is why we are renting our house.
Why the Owner Chose Fernwood, Topanga, CA, USA:
We love living in Topanga Canyon because it is close to the city -- especially the West Side of LA (Santa Monica and Venice) and just minutes from the ocean. We can be at work meetings in minutes and then at the beach in minutes in the evenings or on the weekends. We fell in love with the area after hiking in the State Park, and we fell in love with the home as soon as we saw it. It is a unique combination of rustic mountain feel and modern renovation. The air is cool and clean and it is silent at night except for the sound of animals in the woods.
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the view of Topanga State Park out the kitchen window.
the front entrance w a papyrus and jasmine garden right out the front door
the view from the back deck dining table
24 foot vaulted ceilings w sky lights in the living room
15 foot high book cases w rolling ladder
view from the nursery
murphy bed in upstairs office
the view from the living room (and side porch dining area right off kitchen)
the view up the stairs from the master bedroom with built-in king bed
looking out the kitchen to the side porch
looking out the kitchen to the back porch
looking from the kitchen onto the side porch -- outdoor gas grill is on the left
back porch dining area -- seats 12 (Japanese soaking tub is in the background)
living room with working gas-light fire place, flat screen tv w surround sound
living room book wall
luxury resort style master bath with heated floors and double shower-head
nursery w crib, changing table, etc
upstairs office w great view of Topanga State Park
more books in the office (and 1800s railway bench)
other master bath with huge zuma soaking tub and heated floors
Topanga State Park (and the pacific ocean beyond) -- right off the back deck
saarinen table in the kitchen looking at the sliding built-in barn door
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Sunday, February 19, 2017
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