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30% off Nov. Malibu celebrity house, 180º ocean beach view, spa, 8 acres

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Bedrooms 3
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

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Western Malibu Estate Rental Photos and Description

Malibu best ocean beach views, 3BR 2 BA gated celebrity house, comfort, privacy

Please call us before requesting the booking. 310 457 0444. Thanks JM Bonthous (Mr.)


If you’re searching for the ultimate Malibu getaway, look no further. This gated celebrity home on 8 acres is equipped with all the modern amenities you could need for a restful vacation. It has stunning 180º ocean views from sunrise to sunset, and faces a four-mile long stretch of public sandy beach, the best in Malibu. From the living room you see the sun rise and set over the ocean, and the dolphins play in the surf.

This retreat is perfect for friends seeking a romantic and restful holiday, or professionals who prefer not to stay in a hotel, or a family with parents who want their privacy, or a multi-generational family. Standing next to the main house, the guest house has plenty of private space for in-laws, friends or children and a full bathroom.

As you arrive through a private street and pass through the gate, you discover an oasis of old Malibu charm, surrounded by mature junipers and California pepper trees. Cool ocean air flows through this private retreat. The property was once the home of Captain & Tenille and Jan Michael Vincent, who told us that Denzel Washington and Jimmy Page lived there before him. The property faces 4 miles of public sandy beach, the best in Malibu, where Steven Spielberg, Pierce Bosnan, Danny de Vito and other celebrities have homes.


You will have exclusive use of the entire property: main house, guest house, detached gym, with complete privacy. With 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and 10 private parking spaces, this gated property accommodates 8 in comfort.

This particular house has the best whitewater views in Malibu and it is a most charming, cozy and private getaway. It is not one of the Malibu luxury houses that you see on Reality shows. If this what you are looking for, we can provide referrals! Be ready to pay $15K to $80K a week..:)


Whether you prefer indoor or outdoor activity, the moment you step into the property, you will feel at peace with the surroundings. The entire gated pad around the house is heavenly. adorned with native plants and trees. This hideaway exudes a positive energy, and makes you feel relaxed. Tasteful furnishings, artwork, and a wood-burning fireplace make the interior feel very elegant and aesthetically pleasing.

Enjoy the open-beamed ceilings, abundant natural light, antique fireplace, elegant furniture, Posturepedic beds, 3 flat screen TVs, and sophisticated surround sound system. From the master bedroom, wake up and sleep to the sound of waves.

Spend your downtime in the living room, or on the patio. Unwind on the comfortable patio furniture, or barbeque on the gas grill. For entertainment, listen to music over the surround sound system, or watch your favorite shows on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon the 4K ultra HD Smart TV.

From the oversize outdoor patio, you overlook miles of Malibu’s most famous beach. Watch the sun rise and set over the ocean, see dolphins play, and the whales migrate.

When you are not dining out at one of Malibu’s fine restaurants, prepare a delicious meal in the fully equipped kitchen, complete with birch countertops, a gas range, a Subzero refrigerator, and copper/stainless steel pots and pans. Enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner at the ocean-facing farm table in the dining room, or at the wrought iron table on the ocean-facing patio. From the hot tub, marvel at the 180º ocean views, watch the sun rise or set over the ocean, or gaze at the pitch dark star-studded sky.

No matter how you spend your time, this spectacular Malibu retreat will quickly become a place you love returning to at the end of the day!.


The house is only 1,200ft from the ocean, aerial distance. To go to the beach, just drive for a minute and a half, and there is always free parking along Broad beach road.

The Trancas/Broad Beach area, where this hideaway is located, is a trending area in Malibu, with affluent residents and new upscale stores.

From the property you easily access everything the area has to offer. If you want surf lessons, there is a school, less than a mile away. Kayak lessons are 10 minutes away. On Sundays, stroll through the Malibu Farmers Market (ideal for celebrity sightings), 10 minutes away.

Day trips are easy. Whether you feel like driving to Santa Barbara or Ojai for the day, or hanging out on the boardwalk in Venice, walking on the Promenade in Santa Monica, bringing the kids to Universal Studios, or visiting the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The house is situated only minutes from Pepperdine University, and easy access to UCLA and USC, the 10, 405 and Los Angeles airport.


'Of all the many places I’ve traveled to around the world, this is absolutely the nicest view I have ever seen. What a place! We had such a great time. '

Vince Azzopardi, Model for Georgio Armani

'Amazing is the only word that comes to mind: such a magical and inspiring place. My dream house without a doubt. I have a new place to work towards living in one day. You can bet we'll be back sometime. '

Sean Schafer Hennessy, Film composer

'God, please make me very rich so that I can buy this house.'

Bob Hohman, Senior Partner, The Gersh Agency

(Celebrity management agency)


- Fantastic location--spectacular, 180º views of the ocean and beach

- Hot tub and dining table for 8 and gas grill on the oversize ocean-facing patio

- Fully equipped, ocean-view gourmet kitchen, with copper/stainless steel pots, a Subzero refrigerator and gas range and all expected amenities.

- Wood fireplace, large farm dining table, antique dining chairs

- 3 flat screen TVs, surround sound system, WiFi

- Heating and air conditioning in the guest house, central heating and ventilation in the main house (which has an insulated roof and cinderblock construction)

- Oversized towels, cotton bedding and Turkish cotton bathrobes in all bedrooms.

- Detached gym with treadmill, elliptical, stationery bike and weight machine

- Long board, 3 boogie boards, beach blankets, beach towels, beach chairs and umbrellas

- 10 private parking spaces

- Modern large-capacity washer-dryer, and much more

- Upon request a toddler bed, a crib and a high chair can be made available.


- Master bedroom: (1) queen size bed

- Bedroom 2, in main house: (1) queen size bed

- Guest house: (1) queen size bed, (1) twin size bed and, under it, (1) twin sized trundle bed.


- Our preference is, whenever possible, is for Saturday-to-Saturday bookings, followed by bookings beginning or ending on a Saturday.

- Pets are allowed with Owner’s consent. Just tell is how many pets you would be traveling with. There is a one-time $90 pet cleaning fee.

- No smoking inside the house

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and 12% Malibu tax apply. We will be glad to send you a detailed quote.


Ask us for the free PDF mini-guide: "Enjoy Malibu. It will give you all the information you need to find the best beaches, trails, surf camps, tennis, golf or horseback riding facilities, restaurants, arts and culture and local events, and even the homes of celebrities and the most hidden, exclusive beaches.

Ask us also for the URL or our web site, where you will find more photos and detailed information about the amenities of this beautiful property.

More Details
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish
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Calendar last updated:
October 25, 2016
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About Jean-Marie

Born and raised in France, business brought me to Manhattan in 1979. I moved to Malibu in 1994. We bought this house in 1995 and remodeled it, blending the style of the South of France with the original Malibu style. We moved to Los Angeles in 2007 and have rented out this house year-round ever since. We also have two houses in Los Angeles, which we rent via HomeAway to Guests from around the world. We are grateful for the more than 300 positive testimonials received in our guest books

Jean-Marie purchased this estate in 1995

Why Jean-Marie chose Malibu

The most romantic and comfortable 3BR 2BA celebrity house on 8 acres in Malibu with the best 180º ocean views, a fireplace, an ocean-facing hot tub, a gourmet kitchen and a detached gym. Beamed ceilings, fireplace, gourmet kitchen, comfortable Posturepedic beds. Ideal for families, or groups of friends to get away and chill.

You will enjoy the complete privacy: the house sits behind gates, on 8 acres of land. From the ocean-facing hot tub, watch the sun rise and set over the ocean. From the dining room, terrace or hot tub, watch the dolphins surf the waves.

The house faces the best, 4 mile long stretch of public sandy beach in Malibu. Steven Spielberg, Julia Roberts, Danny De Vito and other celebrities have houses on this beach.

What makes this estate unique

Stunning ocean views, romantic, private, comfortable, cozy, elegant, excellent amenities, clean, safe, gated property on 8 acres. This house was the residence of Jan MIchael Vincent (Airwolf TV series). His wife told us that, before him, Denzel Washington, Jimmy Page, and Captain & Tenille and several other celebrities lived there.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My first impression upon arriving at the house was that of a special place; like a retreat overlooking a gorgeous ocean panorama view.

My opinion only got better during our stay because the house has exactly what we were looking for: tastefully furnished comfort with old world charm. I loved the mix of some antique traditional furniture and oriental carpets with contemporary.

There was room enough for our whole family and our 2 children each brought a friend and the 4 of them were able to stay in their own separate quarters in the guest house, giving my husband and I and our best friends who came with us, some adult peace and quiet.

We all love to cook and found the kitchen and out door barbeque well appointed with everything we needed. Even though we had one rainy day, the house is light and bright and the dining room, surrounded by glass, feels like one is practically eating out doors on the terrace.

Perfect for sunset dining. Our only complaint is that we could not stay longer.
Dec 2015
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30% off Nov. Malibu celebrity house, 180º ocean beach view, spa, 8 acres
average rating of 4.847826 based on 50 reviews

Lovely vacation home with stunning views!

  • 5 of 5

This home was absolutely perfect! Our parents and kids all had a great time in this special location. We enjoyed the amazing view of the ocean and the lovely living spaces. The jacuzzi was a special treat at the end of the day. All of the beds were comfortable and cozy and the kitchen was well stocked. It was a short distance to great beaches and having beach blankets, chairs, boogie boards, and an umbrella made it easy to spend long days in the sand. The home comes with a great book filled with ideas for excursions and Jean Marie was very accessible and accommodating to help us with anything we needed. We highly recommend this home and look forward to coming again!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the 5 Stars!! We are glad that you found the house to be "perfect", as you put it. With stunning 180º ocean views (literally the best in Malibu), an ocean-facing living room and hot tub from which you can see the sun rise and set over the ocean, a gourmet kitchen and comfortable accommodations for 8, Guests love this house and it makes us very happy to hear it. We are so glad that you enjoyed all the amenities, from the surfboard, boogie boards, beach blankets, chairs and umbrellas, detached gym, fireplace and more. We look forward to your next stay!
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Absolutely wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I truly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful home. The setting and amenities were an exact match to the description on the website. We enjoyed the close beautiful beaches and drove into Santa Monica, Santa Barbara and Ojai for day adventures. JM is a gracious host and made sure we had everything we needed! We are already planing our trip back!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. This house is indeed a special place. The 180º ocean views are the very best in Malibu, and the house is real elegant, cozy and comfortable. And with a main house, guest house and detached gym, this gated property is a wonderfully private space for families to enjoy the best of Malibu life! Thank you for choosing this house!.
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  • 5 of 5

From the moment you walk in the door, you are struck almost silly by the spectacular view of the Pacific and the beaches. No matter how long your stay, you will never tire of the ever changing views. The outdoor living space is unparalleled; the spacious indoor living is perfect too! Claim the guest house as yours now! The owner could not be more gracious and accommodating. It has been a very difficult transition to return to the dreary Midwest...although those ocean views are stuck in my memory and I can recall them instantly. If you are thinking of renting this gorgeous place, do it, you will be delighted!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. Many guests tell us that the view and the house are better than in the photos. The vastness and awesomeness of the view is so stunning, it is impossible to capture in photos. It truly is the best ocean view in Malibu. We are so glad that you had a wonderful time and look forward to having you again at the property!
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Couldn't wait to get home to our Malibu retreat each night

  • 5 of 5

5 of us stayed a week here. It was so quiet and the view was terrific. I was so excited each morning to get up and drink coffee on the patio overlooking the sea. The house was fully stocked and Jean Marie was so available and accommodating. It was across the street from the Pacific ocean on the hill but still heard the waves crash. Slept like a log each night. Kitchen was COMPLETELY stocked with everything. Ate at Malibu Seafood Market and Dukes and loved each of these restaurants. Wish I had spent more time at our Oasis. Looked so forward to coming back each night to our secluded get away. Worth the drive to Malibu after being in San Diego or LA. I want to come back. Thanks JM!!

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind words. It fills us with joy when guests are pleased and express satisfaction. We try hard and are delighted to read that it makes a difference. This property is a special place, full of charm and very comfortable. We are so pleased that you had a good time. Thank you so much, we hope you will be back!
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  • 5 of 5

I am so happy that I chanced upon this property which has one of the BEST VIEWS in Malibu. This was the perfect break we all needed to get out of our busy schedules and get into Zen mode.

I had been to many rentals till date but the way the owner has taken care of the minutest of details and has preempted questions one might have, and provided supporting documents is very impressive. I was accompanied by my in laws and the property provided ample privacy for everyone to relax and have fun their own way. This beautiful home surpassed everyone's expectation and no one had to compromise on anything.

Nothing can beat drinking a cup of tea and getting lost into the seascape, of course wine and cheese for the husband! We had a small funny episode that just added extra excitement to our stay.

A memorable week that will be cherished for a long long time…

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello and thank you for the kind word!. You are the first to tell us that this place is "FANTABULOUS" ....:) and we appreciate it very much. It is indeed a special place, with 180º ocean views. You can see the sun rise and set over the ocean, and privacy is unparalleled, with 8 acres of land. The house is very comfortable, with all modern amenities and appliances, comfortable beds and the ocean facing hot tub!. Thank you for choosing this house.
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Gorgeous house with Mediterranean charm

  • 5 of 5

Our whole family really enjoy our stay at this beautiful house. My boys even made good friends with the Lizard family lives in the garden.

We truly appreciate every thoughtful details(beach chair, umbrella etc.) that made our stay even better. Will definitely recommend to friends and families.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you enjoyed the beach chair, umbrella, etc... These are a recent additions in response to suggestions from guests. Guests now can enjoy a beach cooler, a beach umbrella, 8 beach towels, 2 large beach blankets. and 4 beach chairs. This way guests can spend comfortable time on t 4 mile long public sandy beach right in front of the house! Thank you so much for leaving the house in good condition, you have been wonderful guests, you left the house in excellent condition, and we hope you will be back!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Los Angeles InNternational Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
At Point Dume
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Westlake Golf Course
Nearest Train
14 Miles
Thousand Oaks: trains to San Francisco and LA
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
Hwy 101, going to San Francisco or to LA
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
At Point Dume, several restaurants
Nearest Ski
130 Miles
Big Bear
Car: necessary

The house sits on 8 acres of land, about 1,200ft aerial distance from the ocean, on a 330ft high bluff overlooking 4 miles of sandy public beaches, with stunning 180º beach/whitewater views, arguably the best in Malibu. The wife of Hollywood star Jan Michael Vincent, who lived in this house with her husband before we bought it told us that Denzel Washington and Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page lived there before. The property sits on 8 acres of land, has 180º whitewater ocean views, and faces a 4 mile long public sandy beach including Westward beach, Broad beach, Zuma beach. The property is quiet and private, with three buildings: the main house, an adjacent guest house and a detached gym. You will have exclusive use of all three. There are three bedrooms and two baths. 8 adults can stay in comfort. Please ask us for the address of our web site, which has more photos, and our last minute special discounted price offers. Guests tell us: 'photos don't do justice.'


Rates & Availability

Western Malibu Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Oct 22 to Nov 4
Oct 22 2016 - Nov 4 2016
3 night minimum stay
Nov 5 to 18
Nov 5 2016 - Nov 18 2016
4 night minimum stay
Low season after Thanksgiving
Nov 26 2016 - Dec 16 2016
6 night minimum stay
Year end holidays
Dec 17 2016 - Jan 6 2017
7 night minimum stay
Low season 2017
Jan 7 2017 - Jun 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
SEptember to THanksgiving
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 17 2017
6 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving week
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving to Winter holiday
Nov 25 2017 - Dec 15 2017
6 night minimum stay
Winter holidays
Dec 16 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $90 + Tax
Cleaning $225 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Huge discounts for Oct. 22 to Nov. 5 and Nov 13 to 19 .
Check-in and/or check out on a Saturday are preferred --Please email us before requesting a booking.
During July, August, Thanksgiving & year-end holidays, minimum stay is 7 nights with check-in /check out on Saturday.
Payments by eCheck occur no fees. For payments by credit card or Paypal, the fees charged by HomeAway will be deducted from the deposit refund. For more info:
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Western Malibu Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • fax
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , sleeps 4
  • The main house has two bedrooms, each with a queen size bed. The guest house has: - One queen size bed - Two twin beds: one is a day bed and, under it, there is a pull-out trundle bed. Each has a comfortable mattress.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Please see our web site for more photos and more details about the amenities.

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