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Majestic views, Gas log fireplace, Radiant floor heat, Jacuzzi & Steam shower.

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Ultimate winter luxury & Home to Mano Farm & All Good Things Organic Seeds.

Treat yourself to 300 degree breathtaking mountain views, amazing sunsets, and starry nights - Ojai is a dark sky community!

This beautifully appointed air conditioned villa is dramatically perched on a an 8 acre bluff that is home to Mano Farm, a 3 acre certified organic farm and All Good Things organic seeds.

This true eco-designed villa has beautiful natural finishes throughout, including integral colored plaster walls and radiant heat concrete floors.

The kitchen is professionally styled for those who love to cook.

The shower is luxurious with 4-heads and steam - made for two!

The villa was designed by the owner, a professional landscape designer and has very unique and beautiful gardens.

This special place has been featured on many home and/or garden tours, in magazines and television, and has served as the location for many photo shoots.

Beautiful gardens are set against the backdrop of a certified organic farm.

Check out and for more information about the farm and the seed company.

Dine indoors or al fresco under the vine covered patio arbor with the option of hiring a personal chef to create something wonderful just for you.

The cliff-side jacuzzi is for guests of the West Villa.

Walk to hiking trails, mountain biking, seasonal swimming holes and horseback riding.

A great hub for Southern California exploring, the villa is:

*a quick 20-minute trip to the beach (including the world famous Rincon point break surf beach and the kid-friendly Bates Beach).

*20 minutes to the quaint hippy beach town of Carpinteria.

*18 minutes to the 101 freeway.

*36 minutes to Santa Barbara.

*25 minutes to upscale Montecito shopping.

*75-120 [traffic] minutes to Los Angeles and LAX.

This property is ideal for your personal retreat or a romantic weekend getaway.

Stay on-property for your entire visit, or drive or ride your bike downtown into the magical hamlet of Ojai, where the iconic film Shangri La was filmed. Currently famous as the idyllic village hideaway for Hollywood insiders and celebs, Ojai has much to explore. 

Downtown restaurants are California cafe casual and offer something for everyone, from authentic burritos to tapas Mediterranean-style, from gourmet deli to LA vegetarian, from homemade pizza to local wine tasting, and four coffeehouses thrown in for good measure.

Natural-foods markets are locally owned, and the picture-perfect Sunday Farmer’s Market is friendly and regionally famous.

Shopping is upscale, with boutiques lining the main drag, and a variety of festivals and events each weekend throughout the year. 

For the outdoor explorer, the surrounding back roads meandering through orange and avocado groves and up into the mountains are breathtaking. Ojai's backdrop is the Los Padres National Forest and endless trails wind through the valley. One of Ojai’s most popular network of trails and seasonal swim holes is a 1/4 mile stroll from Red Tail Ranch and can be explored on foot, mountain bike, or horseback, with trail rides organized through a ranch at the trailhead. 

For the sports enthusiast, Ojai is a nationally famous golf and tennis destination, home to the golf course at The Ojai Valley Inn and Spa, and placed second in a national “tennis town” contest due to it’s perfect weather and pristine open tennis courts. In addition, the lovely Lake Casitas is just 5 miles up the road, with the best bass fishing in California , and a local waterpark for the kids.

Shoppers will find a quaint downtown street of locally owned upscale boutiques and art galleries, including an independent toy store and several quality consignment stores for shoppers who love the hunt. And don’t miss locally famous Bart’s Books, an open air mecca for used books and the people who love them.

Historically, Ojai has served as home to global spiritual and artistic leaders such as Krishnamurti, the Theosophists and Beatrice Wood. Currently, scores of healers, bodyworkers and mystics comprise an active healing community. And local art is everywhere, with frequent studio tours available.

Come treat yourself to a truly special place, a wide open space to e-x-h-a-l-e ....

More Details

Kim McLin
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Kim McLin

When I purchased this land in 2000 it was a chemically farmed citrus orchard. I made the three year transition to organic, designed and built the home and the gardens, diversified, and the culmination of those efforts are this small and wonderful community we now call Red Tail Ranch complete with an organic farm (Mano Farm) and seed company (All Good Things). And yes - there are beautiful Red Tail Hawks here!

Kim McLin purchased this villa in 2000

Why Kim McLin chose Central Coast California

If you want to experience living in nature but with ultimate comfort, to 'escape it all' but without giving up anything, then you need to spend some time here at Red Tail Ranch. It is a magical and restorative place, a 9000 year old registered archeological site - a milling site of the Oak Grove Indians - productive - the perfect place for an organic farm!

What makes this villa unique

The incredible views, the quiet, the darkness, the stars, the history, the energy, the magic!


Ojai Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Four shower heads and steam.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom Suite - 1 queen
    daybeds - 3 single daybeds
  • Queen bedroom suites and 3 daybeds
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 8 garden chairs
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Majestic views, Gas log fireplace, Radiant floor heat, Jacuzzi & Steam shower.
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
New York, NY

Beautifully appointed house in a gorgeous natural setting.

  • 5 of 5

This is a gorgeous one bedroom house with a high end kitchen, steam shower, three extra daybeds beyond the queen in the bedroom. Everything is chosen and laid out with great care and taste. The setting is magical - the owner, Kim, is a landscape architect and the gardens are a wonderful mix of carefully laid out plantings blending with the natural chaparral vegetation and adjacent orange groves. There is also a very private hot tub on a bluff overlooking beautiful mountain views. Kim is a very warm and welcoming owner. And there are miles of hiking trails literally down the street at the Ventura River Preserve of the Ojai Valley Land Conservancy. This place is a gem.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful casita with amazing garden and views!

  • 5 of 5

A very special location. Very quiet. Fabulous gardens. Private hot tub with gorgeous views. Never locked the doors. Perfect spot for 5 days.

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Kim is the perfect host, attends to every lovely detail. This spot is a 10 out of 10. Thank you, Kim!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Santa Barbara, CA

Great views, comfortable bed, everything we needed in terms of cooking, beautiful landscape!

  • 5 of 5

Kim was lovely to work with, we absolutely loved our time spent here! The views were incredible, the house was clean, the steam shower was great and it was quiet! We will definitely come back to stay in the future.

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Los Angeles

Beautiful and Serene

  • 5 of 5

We were married in Ojai so wanted to come here for our first anniversary. We were looking for something quiet and relaxing and found that at Red Tail Ranch. The grounds are just gorgeous and the house is cozy with beautiful decor. The hot tub view is hard to beat. Thank you Kim!


  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Relaxed tranquil and beautiful...

  • 5 of 5

The red tail ranch was absolutely perfect for our 5 day retreat after the hurried holidays.

Kim, the owner, was wonderful and responsive without ever being intrusive.

The west Villa is a work of art with beautiful landscapes out of every gorgeous wood framed window, artful details were abundant and the overall feeling was of relaxed luxury. We used the hot tub daily, experiencing the solace and view daytime or night...and in the rain. The kitchen was stocked with more than the necessities, it enticed us to stay in and cook. The space was open, inviting and truly lovely. The radiant floor heat was wonderful, keeping the villa the perfect temperature and the fireplace warmed us when it grew chilly outside. The villa really had every quality we desire and more.

The outside space was gorgeously thoughtful, very private and we truly found ourselves gazing outward, going outside, walking, picking citrus, sitting enjoying the peace...and then we baked a delicious olive oil citrus cake.

We will go back.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Deer Lodge
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Ojai Valley Inn
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
The Deer Lodge
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Ventura Beaches

Walking distance to trailheads from the home and then to the Deer Lodge for drinks, dinner & dancing!


Rates & Availability

Ojai Villa Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Refundable damage deposit $500

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.
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