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Pierpont Beach Location Sleeps 6

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Great beach getaway with lots of comforts. 2 min walk to the beach

(City of Ventura Permit#2157)

The Starfish Cottage is the perfect place to relax for your next getaway. Located in the Pierpont neighborhood of Ventura which is just west of the 101 freeway between San Buenaventura State Park and The Marina. This ideal location offers the best of Ventura.

Bike trails will take you along ocean paths to Santa Barbara or east to Ojai. Restaurants are within walking distance from The Starfish. The Marina has the best bikini store along with well established eateries.

Head across the freeway to old downtown Ventura for a great shopping or dining experience. Check out the resell shops, wine bars, and just all the wonderful locally owned businesses.

The cottage kitchen has everything you need for cooking. Our large outdoor patio is comfortable and roomy. Our home is situated on the north side - or sunny side of the lanes- so you will get nice morning breezes and afternoon sun.

Step outside the front door for a less then a 2 minute walk to the beach. All Pierpont lanes end at the State Beach.

We have recently purchased a brand new king size bed for the master bedroom. The second bedroom has a set of super comfortable twin beds. A queen size aerobed is available for use as well. All linens are 400 count and we have lots of down comforters, throws and blankets.

An outdoor shower is available to wash sand off yourself and your suits before going inside. A small amount of sand can clog the pipes and drains.

The kitchen is completely stocked with dishes (indoor and out) for your needs. We have a toaster, crock pot, Vitamix, tea kettle, Mocca Master Coffee Pot, spices, condiments and anything in the fridge is free to use.

All beach items are stored in The Tuff Shed behind the east front gate. Bikes can be stored behind the locked gate. The Shed is full of beach towels, chairs, umbrellas and other beach items that you will not have to pack.

Please contact us anytime with any questions. We love to talk Ventura!
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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum age for renters is 27 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We love children and they will find our place totally kid-friendly. Please let us know your children's ages for safety reasons....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING OR YOUR DEPOSIT WILL BE KEPT IN FULL. We do not allow smoking anywhere on the property. This means not in the house, not on the patio, not on the grass, not in front or on the driveway. ...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    The welcome mat is out for our furry friends. There is a limit of 2 small dogs or one large dog. All dogs must be pre-approved. Weight and breed must be disclosed due to insurance regulations. All dogs must have up to date vaccinations as well as current flea control medication. The beach area has fleas and your dog will get them if they are not taking oral flea medications. We really don't like to get our ankles bit after you leave if there are any tiny creatures your pet might have picked up. Flea control would be deducted from your deposit....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Access is available through the front door....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single


  • Master: 1 king


  • Aerobed Available: 1 queen

    Queen Aerobed (2.5 feet from the floor and super comfy)...moreless

  • All beds have 400 count cotten sheets with down comforters, spreads and blankets. Extra blankets available for all beds. Extra pillows, reading pillows, reading lamps, phone plug outlets in every room. We have purchased only the finest mattressess for your sleeping comfort....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


  • We supply Dove and Dial liquid soap in both bathrooms, 4 rolls of toilet paper in each bathroom and towels. If you need to purchase extra please leave whatever you can for the next guests. Pay it forward!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We love having guests and providing them with all the comforts of home. If there is anything additional you might need please do not hesitate to contact us. For a small fee, we can stock your fridge with your favorite things, make a reservation in wine country, or set up a Channel Islands adventure. What's better than having someone who knows the ins and outs of the area getting it done for you. ...moreless


  • Books:

    Library of Books available to read while you are enjoying your stay along with current magazines. PLEASE LEAVE FOR NEXT GUESTS....moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Blue ray player...moreless

  • Games:

    Lots of board games, cards, checkers, backgammon, etc...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Charter Cable and High Speed Internet...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Bose Sound Link to connect your blue tooth music...moreless

  • Television:

    1 TV in Master Bedroom 1 TV in Living Room BOSE Speaker for ipods, ipads, or tablets for music...moreless


  • Away From It All


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Located in the Pierpont community just off Seaward Avenue and the 101 Freeway. Property located 16 houses from the sand. All lanes in Pierpont end at the beach....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining area in kitchen in nook. The table is a comfortable counter height with four chairs and two swivel stools. Dining is also available outside....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Internet:

    High speed Charter internet ...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    All bed lines provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Large comfortable couch, chair with ottoman. 42" television with blu ray and Net flix available with your passcode. Bose portable speaker system. Books, games, cards for your enjoyment...moreless

  • Parking:

    Driveway can accomodate up to 3 cars. YOU CANNOT PARK IN ON THE LANES, VERTICAL TO THE COTTAGE OR BLOCKING ANY DRIVEWAYS....moreless

  • Telephone:

    For local 805 calls only, but you can receive inbound calls from anywhere....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Inside bath towels and separate beach towels provided. Please do not take bath towels to the beach....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Washer/Dryer Please do not wash any sandy towels/clothing items/suits in the washer/dryer. Hang suits/towels/clothing to dry outside then shake off sand. You can reuse these towels....moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    Moca Master Coffeee Maker with 1/2 lb of Peets coffee welcoming all guests. ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Dishes, glasses, utensils, BPA free glasses, lots of plates, bowls, pots, pans, serving dishes, mixing bowls, wine glasses (BPA plastic for the beach and glass), and anything else you might need....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    WE DO NOT HAVE A DISHWASHER. The kitchen has a recylced glass countertop, new small appliances, new dishes, new glasses and cookware. Kitchen stocked with spices/condiments....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Sharp Microwave...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, teas, salt, pepper, 1/2 lb coffee and any items in the fridge or cabinets....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Brand new LG double door fridge/freezer on bottom ...moreless


  • Boat:

    You can rent boats at the Marina...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Grassy Backyard, 2 separate patio areas...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayak, canoeing and paddle boarding are available at the Marina and Marina Park. More details in our information binder at "The Starfish" or provided upon request when you rent....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Herb garden for cooking (when the snails don't get to the herbs first). Grassy yard for pets and kids. PLEASE PICK UP ALL DOG POO. PLACE IN DOGGIE BAGS B4 PUTTING IN TRASH CANS....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    BBQ grill, Firepit, Portable Heater, Outdoor furniture (comfy loveseat and 2 chairs), Umbrella Table with 6 Chairs....moreless



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from 29 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer Rates
Jun 2 - Aug 25, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,750 $6,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Fee $130 + tax
  • Pet Fee $175 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 10%


We accept cashier's checks, personal checks (must clear) or direct deposits. All rates including pet fees, cleaning fees and taxes will be clear on rental agreement. Any questions please do not hesitate to call us. PLEASE NOTE: PER RENTAL AGREEMENT CANCELATIONS : Cancellations, in writing via USPS, FedEx or e-mail, more than 60 days prior to Check-in Date receive full refund of all monies paid. Cancellations thirty (30) days prior to sixty (60) days prior to Check-in Date forfeit deposit. Cancellations less than thirty (30) days prior to Check-in Date receive no refund of rent or tax, but we will return your security deposit and cleaning fee. In cases of death or illness rescheduling would be considered

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 03/27/2017
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49 Miles
Nearest Airport
Burbank, Santa Barbara, LAX
1 Miles
Nearest Train

Car: Necessary

Welcome to the Starfish Cottage in the area known as Pierpont. Located just off the 101 Freeway, Pierpont is centrally located to local attractions, Santa Barbara, central coast wineries and the charm of downtown Ventura.

The Pierpont neighborhood is a great spot to just relax. Our rental is less than a 2 min walk to the sand. Once your toes are climbing the dune and selecting your perfect sun filled spot, relaxation will wash over you!

The Starfish Cottage is equipped with Comcast cable and internet, a house phone for local 805 calls, a Bose system, games, books, liquid bath soaps, hand soaps, toilet paper, paper towels and other amenities to make your stay totally carefree.

Our kitchen has everything you need to cook a gourmet dinner including a spice drawer. There is a Von's Market and an Organic Lassen's Market close by. Check out our House Book to see all the markets, local dining options and available outdoor activities. Before your arrival we would be happy to suggest or arrange any activities for you and your party.

Our home can accomodate up to 6 guests comfortably.

We have a Tuff Shed stocked with beach chairs, beach towels, beach umbrellas, tables, umbrella, 2 boogie boards (the nice ones), beach games and beach blanket and rug. There is space to store bikes behind the locked gates.

Our pretty patio with fire pit and BBQ grill offer great starry nights to just hang outside day or night. Both are propane. We do not use wood burning firepits.

Upon booking we will send you the rental agreement, address and additional information.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: The Pierpont area has so much to offer at such a fabulous location. Biking, running, walking and just hanging at the beach seem too good to be true. You will find yourself wanting to come back year after year to this truly wonderful town. We have a personal connection to the area as our grandkids attend Pierpont School and get to skateboard, scooter or bike to school every day. Having family living just up the street adds to our pleasure of owning in Pierpont. We love opening our home to our guests so they can fall in love with the area just like we did. There is something magical about going out your front door and having sand under your feet in less than 2 minutes. Whether you are having coffee in the morning or wine while watching the sunset, your stress will just float away.

Why the Owner Chose Pierpont Bay, Ventura, CA, USA:
We feel so fortunate to have found one of the original cottages from the 1950's. The history of the area fascinated us. The Keys area which is adjacent to Pierpont used to be a small airport until the 60's. Pierpont was actually all dunes in the 50's just like the ones you will see at the beach. Developers decided to flatten the dunes and build the small cottages, but Mother Nature didn't like that idea. To this day the winds rebuild the dunes which you will get to experience for yourself exploring the area. Walk or bike to the pier and check out Surfer's Point, Seaside Park (where the State Fair is in August) and the Amtrak station. Ventura's downtown area has restaurants, resale shops, wine bars, music and much more. There is a farmer's market downtown every Saturday and one at the mall on Wednesdays. The Ventura Mall has lots of shops including Macy's, Trader Joes, Bev Mo and much more. Over on the east side of the 101 off Telephone road is Barnes & Noble, Pier One, Kohl's and a strip of eateries. On the west side of the 101 is Target, BBB, Winco Grocery, local restaurants and a great wine bar. Just off Main close to downtown is Peet's Cafe for the best breakfast in Ventura. Check out our Ventura binder for more details.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our property is modeled after what we have personally enjoyed when we rent vacation homes. The thought "I wish we thought of that or we should do that" has been incorportated into our vacation home. We have taken all the personal touches others have put in place for our comfort and brought them into our home. We hope you find "The Starfish Cottage" so special you don't want to leave. Please make sure you sign our guest book and add any suggestions, or criticisms so we can put your suggestions in place for your next visit.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/27/2017

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  • Hello from Ventura, CA

    Hello from Ventura, CA

  • Living Room looking towards backyard

    Living Room looking towards backyard

  • Kitchen with backyard window

    Kitchen with backyard window

  • Kitchen looking out front windows

    Kitchen looking out front windows

  • Bath/Shower


  • King Bed in Master

    King Bed in Master

  • Bathroom/Tub/Shower


  • 2nd Bedroom Dresser

    2nd Bedroom Dresser

  • Backyard looking from back door

    Backyard looking from back door

  • Comfy fire pit seating

    Comfy fire pit seating

  • End of the lane, up the stairs ..on the beach!

    End of the lane, up the stairs ..on the beach!

  • Ocean at your back rainbows in the front!

    Ocean at your back rainbows in the front!

  • Come in... stay awhile!

    Come in... stay awhile!

  • Ahhhh... Ventura sunset

    Ahhhh... Ventura sunset

  • Dining/Kitchen


  • Bonus Room/Bathroom Door off Kitchen

    Bonus Room/Bathroom Door off Kitchen

  • Master Bedroom looking out slider to backyard

    Master Bedroom looking out slider to backyard

  • Master Bedroom, chest, closet

    Master Bedroom, chest, closet

  • 2nd bedroom/2 Twins

    2nd bedroom/2 Twins

  • Back walk to the fire pit

    Back walk to the fire pit

  • Backyard Fire pit

    Backyard Fire pit

  • Backyard beauty

    Backyard beauty

  • Hot/Cold Outdoor Shower

    Hot/Cold Outdoor Shower

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017

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