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~ Chosen by ABC's 'THE BACHELOR'... Your Romantic Oasis Awaits ~

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Twin size Sleeping Loft, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-3)

~ With the Hustle and Bustle of our busy lives... Now is the Perfect time of year to enjoy a day of FUN & SUN in a Vast selection of Beautiful beaches, or a long awaited ROMANTIC RETREAT (hidden in the beautiful Santa Monica mountains).

~ Chosen by the producer of 'The Bachelor / Bachelorette', our property was designed by the homeowners to evoke a Tranquil and Romantic atmosphere that is both welcoming and Inviting... A wrap around deck leads to your 'Own Private Yard' where you can relax underneath a canopy of oaks, or Soak in the JACUZZI with Surreal Views as your backdrop.

~~ Recently added is a Beautiful addition to the backyard which features a step-up Gazebo with Designer outdoor furniture, Flat Screen TV (for NET-FLIX viewing) and scenic views to enjoy... (what could be better?)


With an abundance of outdoor activities nearby to enjoy... your ROMANTIC RETREAT AWAITS...

Guest Comments: ** Enjoy Some Guests Comments Below entered in our In-House Guest Book **


What a Lovely Home you have Shari & Bert!

Thank you for opening it up to us. Your Kindness & Hospitality did not go unappreciated. We will keep these memories of your Sweet & Tranquil Cottage close to our hearts every time we think of Nick's first Movie 'Your's Mine and Our's' also starring Renee Russo & Dennis Quaid.

Good Wishes & Much Love To Your Family-

* Tiffany, Michael, & Nicky *

(Return Guests)


1st Anniversary & Honeymoon

Hi Shari & Bert,

We don't even know where to start to say 'Thank you'...

The experience was truly above and beyond our expectations.

The cottage was a Perfect Combination of Rustic Elegance & Coziness. It really felt like we were at home.

We will never forget the hospitality you've shown us.

Much Love

* Jelo & Elise *


Sweet Shari & Bert,

Thank you so much for your Kindness & hospitality. We really enjoyed our stay and hope to return very soon!!

All the best with the new baby.

* Melanie & Lou *


Hi Shari,

We enjoyed our week @ your lovely place & saw alot. It was so great to come back to a Quiet and Relaxing Atmosphere!

All our best!

* Richard & Cheryl *

Marysville, Washington

P.S. What a Great Breakfast!!

~~ Please e-mail us for additional details and any special requests.....

More Details

Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner


The best part of this wonderful Treehouse Fantasy... Well the obvious, the chirping frogs in the Moonlight while soaking in the jacuzzi, the Comfort of Soft music, Candle lit terraced stairs - Solitude - and of course meeting you..

Your manner is one of Grace and Charm but always professional. I now look forward to calling you my Friend.

Peace in the New Year.



Jan 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fernwood in Topanga

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • Mountain View
  • near the sea
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 2 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , * QUEEN SIZE BED w/ tiny sleeping loft in bedroom
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Wood Decking
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Nestled in a Park-Like setting, our one bedroom, one bath, Guest Cottage is bigger than a hotel room and definitely more private... and might be just what you're looking for! A Wrap-Around Deck provides Beautiful Mountain Views with a canopy of oak trees to soothe your troubles away... or... If you must work Wireless Internet is available! Beautiful hiking trails surround this location along with plenty of resources for your vacationing experience.. MALIBU BEACH is just minutes away offering miles of miles of Beautiful beaches, or head South to the 'World Famous' amusement park on the Santa Monica Pier & the 3rd st. promenade. For guests staying a week or longer, there is a local dry cleaning service that also launders your clothes. Just a 2 minute drive away.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(56 traveller reviews)

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~ Chosen by ABC's 'THE BACHELOR'... Your Romantic Oasis Awaits ~
average rating of 4.875 based on 57 reviews

Cozy cottage and a beautiful tranquil property

  • 5 of 5

Amazing setting. Cottage nestled in the tree tops of Topanga Canyon. Offering all the amenities one needs. Including a gazebo with Netflix! You can even stargaze from the bed. This place offers peace and tranquility as well as a jacuzzi on the deck with beautiful humming birds drinking nectar from the flowers.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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amazing view

  • 5 of 5

other than the climb up the stairs. the rise is different on every set and sometimes in the same set. definately a young persons climb. but totally worth it. very restful. reminded us of home. definately not a place to cook.but plenty of restaurants close by.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cottage

  • 5 of 5

The best part of this little living space is the backyard! Such a great place to relax and take in all of the scenic beauty.

  • Review Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Me and my boyfriend spent our one year here and It was gorgeous! It was awesome we were allowed to bring my fur baby with us! It was very private and relaxing nice get away from our busy daily lives. It was clean and was stocked with things that I didn't even think of to bring like cooking utinsials! They gave us a great packet with tons of cool and great restaurants to try as well as informing us of grocery stores and attractions that were near by, every night we stayed we went on a adventure and found something awesome, not to mention how amazing the spa was! They were so nice and kind and welcoming I'm glad to be saying I will be coming back! Thank you guys for a awesome stay :)

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Such a relaxing Memorial Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for a wonderful weekend!

My 1 year old daughter, wife and dog stayed here for 3 nights over this recent Memorial weekend. Everything people have written about the parking is true. The 27 North is a busy road but their driveway had plenty of space for us to park. There are 3 small flights of stairs so pack as light as possible. Here's my review on the rental:

Inside - You're not renting this place for the inside of the unit. It's built for renters meaning the furnishings are kept well but older, small TV, etc. Kitchen is small but functional. Fridge kept a surprising amount of food. Freezer holds ONLY ice.. don't bring ice cream. Bring your own coffee! Bedroom and bathroom were fine. Again, you're not renting this place for the interior.

Exterior - AMAZING! They've had some recent upgrades to the outdoors which added so much for us having a one year old. The jacuzzi was great (maybe a little over chlorinated the first day (we got a little itchy) but the second and third nights were perfect). Backyard was great for our dog and they had lots of furniture to set up shop with a book on. The back of the yard had a path that led to a brand new gazebo that had great furniture and an outdoor flatscreen with Smarthub features (Netflix) on it. We found ourselves out there with wine most nights while our kid slept watching Netflix.

15 minutes to a place you can let your dog off leash (go to Tuna Canyon Park)

15 minutes to Whole Foods

10-15 minutes to the beach

Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best Friends Birthday Gettaway

  • 5 of 5

My best friend and I are separated East Coast - West Coast and can only indulge in occasional phone or face time dates. We chose this cottage as a special birthday celebration location and it was absolutely perfect for our needs!

We loaded up on groceries at Whole Foods, climbed the steps to this lovely, quiet, scenic cottage and ate and talked (with wine :-)) for 48 straight hours! Shari had set the bistro table on the deck with a white cloth and vase of roses and we enjoyed the fresh air and the mountain view sitting and chatting outside our first night. The cottage included two of the most enveloping soft white spa robes - little did I know at the beginning that we would spend so much time wrapped up in those! The kitchen was just perfect for our needs and the cottage was both bright during the day and cozy at night. The hot tub on the deck was the grand finale - nothing like bubbling away under the stars with a glass of champagne while any aches and pains melted away.

We did make one venture out to walk and sit on the beach - just a few minutes down the road.

Shari was extremely sweet and accomodating and I would definitely go back if in Southern CA again!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Nestled in a PARK-LIKE setting, our one bedroom, one bath, Guest Cottage is bigger than a hotel room and definitely more private... and might be just what you're looking for! A WRAP-AROUND DECK provides BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN VIEWS with a canopy of oak trees to soothe your troubles away... or... If you must work Wireless INTERNET is available!

Other Activities: Day Spa, Coffee shops, Top-Rated Restaurants,Shopping, Tennis, kayaking, wildlife viewing, rock climbing, parasailing, boating, health/beauty spa


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fernwood, Los Angeles area

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £45.61
Pet Fee £11.4

** 3 Night Minimum for all major Holidays- Please inquire about HOLIDAY RATES **
* SPRING: Offered at $200/night M-TH, $225.00/Weekends, $1,350/week
* SUMMER: Offered at $225/night M-TH, $250.00/Weekends, $1,500/week
* WINTER & FALL: Offered at $200.00/night M-TH, $225.00/Weekends

* 2 Night Min. on all Reservations *

* Please inquire about Holiday Rates & Required Deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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