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judi hutchinson

Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

10 Minute Walk to Zuma Beach

11 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Malibu Studio Rental Photos and Description

Studio, Studio + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Located right above Zuma Beach. Zuma, is the Chumash word for abundance, come see where the mountains meet the sea. Close to hiking trails, public swimming pool and tennis courts. Restaurants close by and markets. Large landscaped property behind electric gate. Rope swing, pond with seating area.

We provide, boogie boards, umbrella, chairs, cooler and beach towels. If your flying you can leave all that home.

There is a gas bar b que, in the private patio with chairs and a lounge.

The cottage is fully equipped with linens, stove, oven, microwave, wifi, fireplace and a fan. We do not have air conditioning because this close to the beach we usually do not need it. We are having some very unseasonal weather now, so a fan is needed.

We provide some amenities to get you started, salt, pepper, olive oil, sugar, coffee and tea. We find when we stay places it is helpful to have these supplied because you often overlook them at the store.


Keywords: Studio Cottage

  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
judi hutchinson (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english

About judi hutchinson

We have lived in Malibu for 45 years, we raised 4 children here and now our 9 grandchildren call it home. They love visiting us and enjoy the beautiful yard, the tennis courts, right outside the gate, baseball fields and public swimming pool. Then of course, we have the beautiful Zuma beach.

judi hutchinson purchased this studio in 2004

Why judi hutchinson chose Malibu

We turned our guest house, that we built for our children, into a vacation rental, four years ago, and have enjoyed our many visitors, from all over the world.

What makes this studio unique

I am so fortunate to live in this beautiful area. I ride my bike down to Zuma Beach every morning and see many friends that I have met at Zuma Beach, we watch the dolphins play and see the whales, when they make their migration. I am an artist and there is always a wonderful scene to paint.

Our house that was built in 1952 has the original large front window which we love to sit there and watch the beautiful sunsets out over the Pacific. We never tire of the beauty of nature that we are surrounded by.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We really enjoyed meeting you and Thoreau. Buddah loves your place, his fav by far. Love the nature feel and welcoming atmosphere of your home. Thank you for sharing.
Jul 2009
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based on 11 traveler reviews

10 Minute Walk to Zuma Beach
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 12 reviews
Moultonboro, NH

Sweet cottage with enough privacy in the Malibu hills

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for my husband and I to have a bit of a vacation while visiting our son in Topanga. Private enough and near the beach. Lovely spot!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Just right.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful! We all enjoyed our stay and can't wait to return! your property is a relaxing and tranquil rest spot, perfect and convenient for a getaway from it all!

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Listen to the ocean while watching the stars from the front yard!

  • 5 of 5

This small home has everything you could ask for. Full kitchen, Wifi and cable TV. It is private and cozy with a big yard to sit and read or just watch the sky. Judi is a Great host and we were even greeted by her dog Derou as well. Would definitely stay here again.

Tim and Ann

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Quiet Retreat

  • 2 of 5

Honestly I would not have booked this rental had I known there was no air conditioning. Which I believe is listed in the amenities? With 90 plus degree weather it was extremely uncomfortable along with the bed. The good points about it was it was close to the beach, nice restaurants, the grocery store and Starbucks. It was peaceful, quiet and off the beaten path and the owners were very nice.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: amenities where it ask about air conditioning, I wrote in fan. I did not misrepresent the cottages amenities. As talked about, this is very unseasonal weather for Malibu, being located so close to the ocean, we almost always get cool sea breezes. Regarding the bed, it is an organic cotton bed, if this is referring to the firmness of the bed.
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Quiet and private!

  • 5 of 5

It is small little house on a huge property with lots of privacy and very quiet. The walk to the beach was nice, and the owners Judi and Bob were right there to answer any questions. They are very nice. Direct TV and Wi-Fi included. Would definitely go again.

  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Los Angeles

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

I couldn't have hoped for a better rental. Judi and Bob are so friendly. They have a special property here, walking distance to the beach and hiking trails. nearby tennis courts. The guest house is warm and cozy. Very comfortable bed. really loved my stay.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Malibu Golf Club
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Sprouzo's Italian
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Zuma Beach
Car: necessary

We are with in walking distance of the Famous Zuma Beach, where suffers abound along with kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and boogie boarding.

The Adamson house is a historic house and gardens located within the Malibu Lagoon State Park. Built in 1930 For Rhoda Rindge Adamson. The Getty Villa is a little further down the way where you can get a taste of old Europe and enjoy the beautiful collection of art and antiques.

Malibu Family Wine is only 4.8 miles from Zuma Beach. Take a picnic buy a bottle of wine and listen to local musicians out under the stars. Tasting room is open 7 days a week from 11:00 to 6:00.

Malibu and Vine Bar & grill at Malibu Golf Club. 4.5 miles

We have endless trails to hike, Escondido Falls, Boney Mountain State Wilderness, Zuma Canyon Trailhead, Backbone Trailhead, Charmlee Park, Solstice Canyon and more. One of the most beautiful hikes is our Headlands Park, where you look down at the beautiful waters of the Pacific and watch seals play on the rocks or see the grey whales on their migration.


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Tax Rate 12.0%

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Malibu Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower only no tub
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1) blow up mattress
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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