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Mediterranean-style Bungalow near beach

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedrooms, 1 Baths, 2 Sleeps

Enjoy a relaxing getaway at this quiet cottage (The Sleepy Cat

Inn), in the charming beachside town of Ventura, just one hour

north of Los Angeles; 25 minutes south of Santa Barbara.

This private bungalow features a cheerful bedroom with dormer window and french door leading to small balcony; bathroom with custom decorative tile;

fully-equipped kitchenette with dining area, sunny window seat and french

doors to patio with view of the Ventura Harbor.

Just 1.5 miles to the beach and historic downtown Ventura.

Note: There is a stairway with 30 steps from the street to the

house. No smoking is allowed on the premises. No pets.

More Details

Christy Weir
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

Why Christy Weir chose Central Coast California

We fell in love with the beautiful view of the ocean, the custom tile, the convenient location near historic downtown and beaches, and the quiet neighborhood.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We loved staying in the cottage and visiting our daughter. Being able to walk to their house and anywhere else in town was great. Staying in the cottage was so much nicer than being in a hotel--love the outdoor spaces that greeted us each night as we came "home." We will definitely be back!
Apr 2015
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Ventura Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • not suitable for children
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • tennis
* Completely Equipped Kitchenette * Private Bathroom * Multiple Patios w/ Ocean View for outdoor dining * Cable TV / VCR / CD Player / High-speed Internet Access * Queen Bed with Down Comforter * High quality linens provided * Complimentary Snacks and Beverages * Laundry * Use of sea kayaks and tandem bicycle * Barbeque


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Mediterranean-style Bungalow near beach
average rating of 4.6363635 based on 15 reviews

Cozy retreat

  • 3 of 5

Quiet and private. Small, but very comfortable. Amount of stairs leading to cottage may be an issue for some.

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your visit. We agree that the steps can be a challenge for some guests, which is why we have mentioned the number of steps on our listing. (Not for individuals with knee problems) We hope the ocean view at the top is worth it!
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palm coast, Florida

Cozy and serene

  • 4 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Tim and Christy made us feel totally at home. A nice sanctuary.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

This precious little bungalow was perfect in every way. We especially loved the unique decor and the Mediterranean feel of this place. The location was also great, as we wanted to explore not only Ventura, but Santa Barbara, Ojai, Oxnard, and of course the Camarillo Premium Outlets. ;) Good shopping! Tim and Christy were also wonderful hosts, giving us a great deal of privacy, but were available to answer any questions that we had. Overall, it was a great experience and I would highly recommend this clean and cozy bungalow to anyone visiting the area!

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay, and look forward to welcoming you back!
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Santa Clarita

Peacful & Romantic Getaway!

  • 4 of 5

A very bright & sunny hillside cottage tucked up behind the main house in a great location close to town & Pete's Breakfast House! Very very quite & peacful for a couples get away. A few more soft comfy updates needed & a soft place for two to sit would add to the experience! We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Awesome cottage and perfect stay. Plenty of privacy, great location, very clean. Has a great Mediterranean vibe as pictured and is close to the beach. Thanks Christy and Tim!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay in Ventura!
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Houston, Texas

Lovely hillside setting!

  • 5 of 5

A very quiet, peaceful bungalow set in a lovely neighborhood, close to everything in Ventura!

The high ceilings and large windows provide plenty of light. You can even watch the sunrise from your bed! We enjoyed the ocean views from the large patio that is out front, and the smaller patio that is close to the cottage doors. Nice touches and extras were: delicious coffee, a completely stocked kitchenette, beautiful decorative tile inside and out, cleanliness of the cottage, the hillside setting, and everything you'd really need!

We especially enjoyed the bungalow's location. There are many great beaches nearby! We were grateful that Tim gave us suggestions and specifics on some really nice spots. Also, we were close enough to explore beautiful Santa Barbara, to shop on Santa Claus Lane in Carpinteria, and to see the wintering monarch butterflies in a local park. We also took an easy, beautiful drive through some of the mountains to Solvang, "Little Denmark". It's a fun town and we caught the best farmer's market there! Finally, don't miss the Reagan Library in Simi Valley! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay...we even stayed an extra day! Christy and Tim were helpful with questions & suggestions, available but not intrusive. We would love to return!

  • Submitted: Dec 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Santa Barbara Airport
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
San Buenaventura Golf Course
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Downtown, 20+ restaurants
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
San Buenaventura State Beach
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Stroll the beach promenade.

* Shop and dine in historic downtown.

* Take a boat to the Channel Islands.

* Kayak the Harbor.

* Bike the Ventura/Ojai Bike Trail.

Top Thing to do in Budget:.....

Top Thing to do in Family:.....

* Biking (beautiful 16-mile bike trail from Ventura to Ojai)

* Sailing/Kayaking/Ocean Sports

* Whale Watching/Fishing Excursions

* Shopping/Dining in Historic Downtown Ventura

* Historical and Archeological Museums

* San Buenaventura Mission

* Channel Islands National Park Museum

* Boat Trips to Channel Islands

* Ventura Harbor Village with shops, restaurants and


* Ventura Pier for strolling, fishing and seafood dining

* Theater/Concerts

* Festivals/Street Fairs

* Art Galleries

* 20 minutes to Premium Outlet Shopping Center

* 30 minutes to Santa Barbara Airport

* 60 minutes to Los Angeles or Burbank Airports

* Ten minutes to AmTrak train station

* Ten minutes to two golf courses


Rates & Availability

Ventura Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Nightly Rate: $150 - $150. (2-night minimum)

Weekly Rate: $800 - $900

Monthly Rate: $0 - $0

$900/one week; $800/second week
$150 per night for 1-6 nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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