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Oceanfront Gated Retreat On Faria Beach Between Ventura And Santa Barbara

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Recently Constructed Custom Home Located Directly On The Ocean At Faria Beach

This two bedroom, two bath home is as aesthetically pleasing as it is comfortable, with stunning views of the coastline through a wall of glass doors that open directly onto the deck where the ocean is at your feet. Twelve foot high curved ceilings create an open and airy feeling throughout the house that lifts the spirits.

The state of the art kitchen is fully equipped with upscale appliances, including two dishwashers, two refrigerators, professional range and convection microwave. The enormous granite bar is perfect for socializing around the kitchen if you desire. The delightful banquette dining area with 180 degree views of the coastline provides seating for 8 or more.

The spacious master bedroom has a comfortable king size bed and professionally designed lighting that provides a romantic ambiance. The deep oversized soaking tub in the master bathroom fills from the ceiling and invites you to light the candles and pamper yourself.

We are located in the gated section of Faria Beach with a private tennis court and children's playground a few feet away. PCH offers bike lanes for long rides along the coast. The charming town of Ventura is a few minutes away for shopping, dining and antiquing.

We have many regular guests who book us for the same weeks each year, so regrettably, availability is limited.

More Details

DeLayne Harthorn
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 17, 2018

About DeLayne Harthorn

This property was originally acquired by my grandmother, Winifred McFadden as a getaway from the summer heat of their orange ranch in Bardsdale, California. It has been enjoyed by five generations of our family. The original cottage was rebuilt in 2007 and it is my great pleasure to share our beautiful home at wonderful Faria Beach with our guests.

DeLayne Harthorn purchased this house in 1938

What makes this house unique

Relax with a book in a deck chair while watching the dolphins, pelicans, sea lions and shorebirds. Depending on the tides, take a walk on the beach to search for beach glass or explore the tide pools. The ocean is in charge, and conditions can vary dramatically from sandy to rocky and from calm to tempestuous! Enjoy surfing or kayaking at renowned Pitas Point directly in front of the house or Mondos Cove to the south. Unwind in the soaking tub, then watch the sun set behind the Channel Islands while preparing gourmet meals in the state of the art kitchen.


Ventura House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Gorgeous limestone bathroom adjacent to bedroom #2
    Master - toilet , tub , shower , Enormous, spa like.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 bunk bed
  • Master bedroom is oversized with super comfortable king size bed. Bedroom 2 has extra comfortable queen size bed and pair of twin size bunk beds.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
House is single story.


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(23 traveler reviews)

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Oceanfront Gated Retreat On Faria Beach Between Ventura And Santa Barbara
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews

Very Nice Beautiful Oceanfront Home! Breathtaking Views!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a beautiful very comfortable home with a fantastic fully equipped kitchen, not to mention the VIEWS, then this is the home for you! My family of 6 stayed at this home and I have never seen such a beautiful arrangement. The house was so nice and spacious and the oceanfront was absolutely breath taking. 5 days just didn't seem long enough! The town of Ventura was a skip (short car ride) away to dining and shopping. Plenty of grocery stores in Ventura to stock up to cook in this exceptional kitchen :-) It was perfect for all of us to gather to cook in or just to sit and look out at the ocean. May I add the sunrises off the front deck with watching the dolphins swim was also so perfect! Sunsets were breathtaking. Beds were very comfy. Plenty of room in the garage to park as well an area with just a short walk down the private road. We visited a little town called Ojai Very fun town with tons of shopping and wine tasting! Santa Barbara was only 30 minute drive. This home is very well centered in the middle of all these wonderful towns. Delayne was very accommodating, and if you had any questions she was in touch with us right away. We can not wait to come back. I think this will be our home away from home. Thank you Delayne for sharing this beautiful home. It is quite exceptional!!

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So pleased that you enjoyed yourselves and look forward to welcoming your back. Thanks, DeLayne
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Relaxing home and breath taking views

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 enjoyed our mini vacation.

While hubby was at business meetings in downtown LA, the family stayed in Ventura to enjoy this absolutely relaxing, spacious, and comfortable home. Our children could not believe their eyes when the ocean was closer to the house in the early morning.

It is an experience they will never forget.

The rooms are quite accommodating and the beds are very comfortable. The open floor plan of the home is fantastic!!!

We loved our stay, thank you DeLayne and Candy so much for sharing this little piece of Heaven with us.

We hope to stay here next time we visit LA.

  • Submitted: Feb 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you as our guests and hope you will come again!
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Beautiful House, Great Location

  • 5 of 5

By the ocean at Faria Beach. Beautiful modern well equipped 2 bedroom house, great kitchen/family room area overlooking deck and the pacific. Nice location, direct access to beach. While we stayed the beach was quite rocky, but that can change depending on storms moving the sand around. Only about 10 minutes from Ventura for groceries and other shopping.

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Property right on the Beach!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our fabulous long weekend stay in this well equipped home on the beach. Full spice drawer, condiments in the fridge made it a real plus staying, cooking , and enjoying surfer point advantage.

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guests! Please come again!
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Truely a home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was absolutely wonderful. Delanye has stocked this house with everything you could ever need. Candy was very friendly and helpful. This is a great place to stay. Our first hour there we saw dolphins and surfers. Next morning surfers, dolphins and a seal. There are a lot of wonderful resturants around. Ventura Harbor was a great place to visit. Downtown Ventura was also great. Lures resturant was outstanding. Santa Barbara is only 30 minutes away. But I can't say enough about the house. Great starting the morning having coffee on the deck watching the sunrise and having a glass of wine watching the sunset. Doesn't get any better then this. Would definitely stay again if I get back to the west coast. Thanks again Delayne for allowing us to stay at your house and Candy for your guideance.

Barb G.

Northern, NY

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We hope you will be able to make another trip to the west coast. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests. DeLayne and Candy
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  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful 4 days, the house was very lovely and had everything we needed. We had a great time with family and friends, hope to return next year or sooner. Candy was very helpful and there if we had any questions. I thank you so very much we had a great time.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review us. We appreciate your visit and your excellent care of our home. Please come again.
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Santa Barbara
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Beach
Faria Beach Mondos Cove
Car: necessary

Located behind the gates in beautiful Faria Beach, this custom home designed by a talented local architect, is the ideal place to relax and rejuvenate. View dolphins playing in the surf, pelicans, sea lions and seasonal whale migrations without leaving your chair on the deck. Explore tidepools, take long walks on the beach, surf, boogie board or play a game of tennis on the court across the street.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning/turnover $225 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 8.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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