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Tropical Paradise Retreat - Entire House with Private Patio and Pool

(22 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

The house was featured on Million Dollar Listing on Bravo's most recent season and was named the 'most Eclectic house'.

I also have a guesthouse on the property that is available to rent with the house if you require more space. See my listing for the house with the guesthouse at VRBO Listing #789852

No parties please.


“Tropical oasis near the beach in Pacific Palisades”
5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015 Michelle New York
What a pleasant stay we had at this home! We were traveling with 3 pre-teens , 2 parents and a grandparent and we all really enjoyed our stay. This rental is just above the beach in Pacific Palisades.. So the location is perfect for sitting on the beach, going to the Santa Monica Pier or heading up the coast to see the beautiful coastline. We traveled all over LA during this visit and we found this location to be a convenient base for exploring everywhere.
The backyard of this home is a beautiful tropical oasis with a lovely pool, large outdoor dining area and BBQ/ bar area. There are plenty of lounge chairs around the pool. What a relaxing way to spend the day after a busy day of sightseeing among all the crowds of LA!!
Wifi works great throughout the house and outdoor areas. There are 3 nice size bedrooms all with large TVs with premium stations. The beds were quite comfortable.
The kitchen is well equipped with a kitchen bar area and large dining table .
This home is spacious and has two indoor living rooms in addition to the outdoor living area.
Mrs. Palmer and her daughter Tracy were very nice people to deal with and our rental went perfectly. Tracy was always available by text and Mrs. Palmer is close by. When we return to Los Angeles we will definitely stay at their home again and I highly recommend it to other travelers to the area.

1. Tracey and Hilary were perfect hosts, very considerate and attentive to make my stay comfortable and pleasant. Tracey organized many activities for me and my kids, horse riding, surfing, football. I booked a massage with her on the patio which was very good and relaxing. Everything was just like the pictures and the house, patio and pool was beautiful. The location is great, central to everything for sightseeing Los Angeles. I highly recommend staying at this house and I will book it again next time I come to LA. NADEGE (LONDON, UK)

2. The house is a paradise to live in, the pool and patio are an invitation to relax. The house offers all comforts to spend a very good time, it is ideally located in a residential area very near the ocean, and there is a shopping within 2 kms of good qualities.
Santa Monica and Malibu are nearby.
Tracey and her mother are very kind, and advise you about local restaurants and activities. My family and myself had a great time at Tropical Paradise ...GREG (PARIS, FRANCE)

This is a sophisticated designer home with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in the much coveted Pacific Palisades, where many celebrities live.

The interior of the house is spacious and bright but the “Piece de Resistance” of the property is the exotic resort style patio and swimming pool area which has been designed to create a magical retreat.
Double French doors lead onto the patio from the kitchen and dining area and master bedroom.

The pool patio is a tropical paradise, a private romantic oasis with a “spa like” ambience, totally secluded by lush tropical plants, graced with pretty arbors, dramatic Roman columns, life-sized bronze statues all framing the backdrop for the swimming pool.

The patio features French terra-cotta pavers, a luxurious outdoor seating area, comfortable sun loungers, plus there is an outdoor elliptical exercise machine to keep up with your fitness programs.

There is also a custom built-in Tiki-style cocktail bar with wine cooler, plus a fully equipped outdoor kitchen in Mexican tiles with induction stove tops, convection oven, and top of the line built in BBQ.

The over-sized tiled dining table offers al fresco dining under the shade of the hot midday sun or under star-lit nights.

Alongside this dining table is a hand painted mural of the coastline of Spain which adds to the ambience.

A sophisticated lighting system enhances the entire patio at night creating a very romantic feeling. It is a paradise oasis by night as well as by day.

Interior of the House

The property is full of architectural features, custom built details in top quality materials, and the finest of finished carpentry work. It has has been rebuilt with lavish details such as carved French cornices.

The center piece of the living room is a stunning fireplace, a replica from a French castle, handcrafted on site, articulated with built-in recessed lighting.
Dramatic ceiling to floor windows surround the living room, den, and dining area and bathe all rooms with sunlight giving an uplifting feel throughout the house. All windows are UV filtered and all are double paned for very quiet and serene living inside.

The home has wood floors throughout, central heating and AC, and a security system.

In the den area there is a baby grand electric piano, a flat screen TV and 2 a comfortable seating area with a couch that a 10th person could sleep on.

The spacious living room features a designer semi-circular sectional sofa which seats eight people with a large mahogany hexagonal coffee table and a selection of antique chairs and buffets. The interior dining table seats 8 and overlooks the pool patio.

The designer kitchen was hand carved on site with Gothic pillars and steeple topped cabinets, all highlighted by strategically placed recessed lighting. The lower and full sized cabinets pull out on gliders for easy access. The kitchen features granite counter tops, a solid wood center island, a Viking professional stove with 4 burners, and a stainless steel hood, a warming drawer. In addition there are 2 easy-to-clean electric induction stove tops.

Triple French doors lead out onto the tropical patio and these doors can fold right back for indoor/outdoor California living.

Bedrooms all have bathrooms and flat screen TVs with satellite connection.

Master bedroom 1 with bathroom en suite overlooks the swimming pool with French doors leading out on to the patio. It has a four poster queen sized bed with a wrought Iron canopy and ample closet space. The master en suite bathroom is in ceiling to floor stone featuring a luxurious jacuzzi jet bath tub, large separate glass shower stall and an antique style vanity.

Master bedroom 2 is entered through hand carved antique Indian double doors. It has an large built-in flat screen TV, and Queen size 4 poster bed and a full size pull out couch bed. The en-suite bathroom features a limestone Roman bath and shower, and has a magnificent double vanity.

Bedroom 3 has a luxurious queen bed, wall to wall mirrored closets and double French doors leading to outside. There is a third bathroom with shower stall to serve this bedroom.

We also have a twin blow up mattress that can be set up anywhere.

The house is walking distance to The Lake shrine Meditation Center’s beautiful lake and gardens which inhabits swans, ducks, and turtles and provides a perfect atmosphere for the numerous meditation areas all around this magnificently picturesque lake. A walk around the grounds is an uniquely spiritual and tranquil experience.

The house and the tropical paradise pool patio is yours with a lockable gate from the driveway, the separate and totally private guesthouse which is surrounded by 6' 3" high fence and its own separate lockable gate, on the property is occupied by the owner in between guesthouse rentals to only quiet, respectful people. Only the driveway is shared. No one from the guesthouse can see the main house pool nor patio.

There is 1 off street parking with the house and street parking outside the house.

We provide fast wifi, a mac desktop computer, cable TV with many sports and movie channels, bathroom and pool towels, toiletries including toilet paper, a hairdryer in all the bathrooms, all bed linens, an iron and ironing board, and the kitchen is fully equipped including a water filter, dish towels, dish soap, trash bags, dish washer soap, laundry soap.

As the owners of this property we are totally dedicated to making your stay as enjoyable and as happy an experience as possible. If there is anything you need we will do our very best to accommodate you. We are always available by phone and text and live minutes away should you need us to come over.

We offer a concierge service and can book your entertainment and chef, chauffeur, cleaning service etc. And can also give you information to book your own entertainment, sports and fitness programs, swimming lessons in our pool for children, yoga classes at a local yoga studio, meditation classes at the Lake Shrine, local horse riding lessons and trails at Will Rogers Park, surfing lessons, kayaking, paddle boarding, and sailing.

I am a certified massage therapist and you can book an in-house massage with me. I also can organize at the house: private yoga lessons, Reiki healing, chakra sound balancing, spray tans, nails and facials.

The pool and patio areas are well maintained by a gardener and pool man and if you want a house cleaning service, we can organize this for you on request.
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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2324 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Smoking Allowed:

    Smoking allowed outside only....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 7-8

  • Master Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    with pool view and bathroom - jacuzzi tub & walkin shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    bathroom across the hall...moreless

  • Master Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double

    with en suite bathroom with bath and shower, Pull out couch...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Elliptical exercise machine on the patio for your use.


  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 7 inside and outside dining table seats 10. ...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 7 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Ceiling fan above bed....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Elliptical on patio....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Wireless. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    One spot on the driveway and street parking for more....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped kitchen...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Salt, Pepper, ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool:

    Can be heated on request for an extra charge....moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May Cancelation Special
Apr 30 - May 14, 2017
3 night min stay
$275 $295
Fri, Sat
Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2017
3 night min stay
$545 $575
Fri, Sat
July August
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2017
7 night min stay
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2017
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$495 $525
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 7 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Cleaning $250
  • Tax Rate 14%


This Rental Agreement and Contract (the “Agreement”) is a legally binding agreement made and entered into as of the Reservation Date written below by and between the undersigned person(s) or company (the “Guest”) and the undersigned owner, manager or agent (“Rental Agent”), pursuant to which the Guest has agreed to rent the residence described below (the “Property”), for the duration of the Rental

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Last updated: 04/26/2017
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Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Sunset Beach

Car: Recommended


I am a certified massage therapist and you can book an in-house MASSAGE with me.

I can also arrange the following at the house for you as my friends are in the healing world:

Private yoga lessons,

Reiki healing sessions,

Chakra sound balance sessions

Guided Hikes

Also pampering like:

organic spray tans



I can help you book local activities:

Horse riding trails and lessons


Surfing lessons


This is a stunning, sophisticated designer home with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in the much coveted Pacific Palisades, where many celebrities live.

It was featured on Million Dollar Listing on Bravo's most recent season and was named the 'most Eclectic house'.

This is an ideal location, 1 minute to the beach by car, 10 minutes to Malibu, 10 minutes to Santa Monica, 15 minutes to Venice Beach, 25 minutes to Beverly Hills, 25 minutes to Hollywood.

We are 1 minute from Temescal Canyon Recreational Park and the hiking trails in the Santa Monica mountains with stunning views overlooking the Pacific Ocean and the city. The chic Pacific Palisades Village is less than 2 miles away for shopping and restaurants and an organic farmers market on Sunday mornings.

In the other direction we are 1 minute to the splendor and beauty of the infamous Lake Shrine Meditation Center and it’s gloriously scenic lake.

A 1 mile drive will take you to Temescal Canyon parking for the start of the Pacific Ocean boardwalk which runs all the way from Pacific Palisades to Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach and Marina Del Rey where the beautiful yachts are moored. This infamous coastal boardwalk provides breathtaking ocean views for walkers, runners, cyclists and rollerbladers.

The Getty Villa is less than 2 miles away along the Pacific Coast highway and the Getty Museum of Art is only 5 miles away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: I am helping my mom rent out her house. We are originally from Northern Ireland and have lived in California for almost 20 years. She lives on the property in a totally separate guesthouse.

Why the Owner Chose Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles, CA, USA:
My mum bought this property for its convenient location to everything, very close to the beach (Just a few minutes) and right on the border with Santa Monica and Malibu and close to drive to Beverly Hills and Hollywood.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
My Mum has created a tranquil relaxing tropical paradise patio that makes lounging by the pool feel like you're on vacation on a tropical island.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within an hour
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/26/2017

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Welcome to our Tropical Paradise

    Welcome to our Tropical Paradise

  • Our local beach -  1 minute drive away.

    Our local beach - 1 minute drive away.

  • Hiking trails in the Santa Monica Mountains - start a minute drive away

    Hiking trails in the Santa Monica Mountains - start a minute drive away

VRBO #598735

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017

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