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Anna

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
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Love Shack,Cabin, Forest,Mountains,Canyon Stream,Ojala,Ojai

71 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Ojai Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

The 'Love Shack' is a cozy cottage, rustic and tastefully furnished with the work of local artists. The cabin has many windows with river and canyon views, as well as a wood burning stove and a screened in porch overlooking the stream (a raging river when it rains heavily). Nestled among heritage oaks and sycamores, it is on the grounds of Ojala, an old resort that is now our private retreat.

Enjoy the soothing sound of the flowing river water, canyon breezes, fresh clean air and drinking water from our own mountain spring. Wild yet peaceful, Ojala is surrounded by the mountains of the Los Padres National Forest with superb hiking trail heads adjacent to property.

Located only three miles from Ojai, known for its historic spiritual community, music festival and tennis tournament, restaurants and galleries, and for the 'Pink Moment'. We are close to the Sespe Condor Wilderness, Lake Casitas, the Ocean and Santa Barbara.

The Love Shack is an intimate getaway for those who love simple luxury and want to be in a natural setting.

Wood burning stove in the winter.

Pool in the summer.

Screened in porch overlooking the creek, all year long

Keywords: cabin/cottage

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Anna (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english

About Anna

We live in other cabins on the property.

Anna purchased this cottage in 1978

Why Anna chose Central Coast California

Our family compound and personal retreat.

What makes this cottage unique

Ojala is on the edge of Ojai, on the edge of the river bank, on the edge of the Los Padres Forest wilderness, and on the edge of civilization.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Anna & Robert

We are leaving today, regretfully, but with plans to return. This is the perfect weekend vacation for us; we will be back. Listening to the river flowing gladdens my heart; watching the light on the mountains through the upper windows at dusk is a treat beyond compare.

Thankyou for for the lovely bed, beautiful flowers, delightful pottery and all the quaint and intimate touches which make each visitor feel especially loved and prepared for, like precious invited guests.

We look forward to returning soon-

Debby & Tim

[Debby & Tim have returned to the Love Shack over 10 times!]
Oct 2005
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Reviews

4.9
based on 71 traveler reviews

Love Shack,Cabin, Forest,Mountains,Canyon Stream,Ojala,Ojai
average rating of 4.9295774 based on 73 reviews
5

Magical, peaceful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent an enchanting two nights at the Love Shack. It was hot but we took dips in the creek and the pool to cool off. We used the little screened in porch to read and relax. The kitchen is lovely and we cooked all our meals there. The caretaker left us fresh fruit from the orchard which was a very welcoming touch. Don't miss the chance to stay in this magical place! Thanks Anna!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Enchanting....

  • 5 of 5

Calm, nature, the love Shack was the perfect home away from home... We look forward to being back, and jump in that perfect pool!

Thank you Carrie and Anna for everything

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at Anna's comfortable cabin! We especially enjoyed the spring fed pool, creek, nearby hiking, convenient distance to town, Beatrice Wood artwork, and the excellent communication with Carrie and Anna. We had to move our booking by a day due to a family emergency and they were very accommodating. Would recommend to anyone who prefers a unique place surrounded by nature over a generic motel in town!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Awesome

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed three nights at the Love Shack celebrating our 48th wedding anniversary and found the Love Shack to be just perfect. It was clean, quiet and so lovely to sit on the screened porch overlooking the creek listening to the running water over the rocks. Enjoyed our stay very much. Sam and Sandy

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful cabin the woods

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect for exploring Los Padres national forest and Ojai. Wish we had more time. Was so nice sitting on the porch listening to the stream. The cabin had everything we needed. And we were there during the CA heat wave so the pool was very refreshing.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Cozy, breathtaking, perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is bright and filled with the beautiful artwork of Beatrice Wood. We loved our mornings having coffee in the screened in porch. The bed was comfortable. We were lulled to sleep by the sounds of the river and awoken by the chirping of birds. The location was just far enough away from town to feel a world away. We were close to excellent hiking trails. Too cold for more than a dip of our feet in the pool but I bet it is super refreshing in hot days. The kitchen was just the right size for our needs. Ojala in Ojai is just a magical little place. We were lucky to have found it. Don't hesitate to stay here.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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Bird watching, Bike Trail To The Ocean, Trips To The Channel Islands, Packing Trips To The Sespe Hot Springs, Beaches, Spas, Festivals. Excellent hiking with nearby trail heads. 10 minute drive to Lake Casitas and 20 minute drive to ocean beaches

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Rates & Availability

Ojai Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
4 night minimum stay
$575
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$200
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 8.0%

7th night is free! No arrivals on Major Holidays, please.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Ojai Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1, Tiny, shower, no tub
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Basic Kitchen, Light cooking, Wood for the Stove, Air Conditioner, Screened in porch overlooking the creek which flows year round, Unheated spring fed pool, No pets, Self contained, Non-hosted, No parties, No gatherings, One or Two Quiet Adults only please. We have wireless internet available.

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