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Malbec On The Creek Ranch

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 2-4 Sleeps cot and queen blow up matress

A serene guest house in the Santa Monica Mountains, close to beach and freeways. One bedroom on a creek. Great for hiking, cycling and surfing. Newly renovated and sleeps 2 comfortably. King bed, full kitchen, internet and cable. Car needed. Two day minimum stay. Children and friendly dogs accepted. Lots of activities in the area. Outdoor area with grill and table. Beach umbrellas and chairs included.

Property Manager
Randi Goodman
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2017

About Randi Goodman

A warm and inviting couple , who love to welcome gusets from all over the world.

Randi Goodman purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Randi Goodman chose Los Angeles area

This Property is an escape from the stresses of everyday life. When we enter our gate from a long day, we breathe a sign of relief. We have created an oasis that we love to share with others.

What makes this cottage unique

We have provided everything you will need to have a peaceful vacation.

Guestbook comments from the manager

My husband and I stayed in this lovely, newly renovated, immaculate, beautifully furnished guest home for 3 nights. Everything about it was to our satisfaction. The kitchen was well supplied and we enjoyed having breakfast in the warm and inviting quiet atmosphere.

The property is somewhat remote, but that adds to its charm. A car is definitely needed.

Highly recommend this place, especially if you want a relaxing serene environment.
Feb 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Calabasas in Los Angeles County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
We will provide laundry service


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

Malbec On The Creek Ranch
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
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Quiet and so comfortable!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful little neighborhood - felt like we were in the country but only 10 min from the beach! The bed was VERY comfortable. Would be cool on hot days and very quiet for a good nights sleep. We were even refunded a night we ended up not staying which we didn't expect. LOVELY generosity and we can see why Malbec is busy with guests!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks you for the great review. We love the feed back and we are so glad that our guest are comfortable and feel right at home.
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Great location, high quality accomodations

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful 3 nights at Malbec on the Creek in late July. Randi and George are friendly and professional. The cottage is quiet and extremely clean with modern furniture & finishes, and we appreciated the spacious king sized bed. Kitchen was stocked with everything we needed. The exterior of the property is beautiful as well - nice & spacious sitting and lounging areas to enjoy the outdoors in the yard. The location is great if you have plans in the Northern LA area - the location was less than 10 minutes to the PCH in Malibu or to the 101 freeway, with easy access to the rest of LA. We attended a wedding at Rancho del Cielo, which was just 15-20 minutes away (very close), and there are a lot of beaches right at your fingertips. The other thing I really appreciated about the location is how close you are to shopping & restaurants, right off the PCH. If you're visiting people at Pepperdine University, this location is a great alternative to a hotel.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay

  • 5 of 5

Great location. Can hike the Santa Monica mountains right from the home. 15 minutes later you can be on the beach. Home provides all the amenities you will need. Would recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Well located in the middle of the Santa Monica mountains- a great base camp for outdoor adventures

  • 5 of 5

My wife son and I spent a week at Randi and George's guesthouse. We found it very comfortable and well located in the middle of the Santa Monica mountains. I'm a cyclist and I found the location perfect for quick access to some great rides. The guesthouse is nestled deep in a valley, surrounded by mountains. It would also be a great starting point for hiking!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Friendly and Accommodating Hosts!

  • 5 of 5

What a great place to stay! We were visiting Malibu for the day and needed somewhere to sleep. Randi was very accommodating and sweet, greeted us at the door and chatted for a bit. She gave us multiple recommendations for the area for food and wineries. Also, she let us drop in a little earlier than planned, as we arrived in Malibu sooner than expected. The bed was very comfortable and there were cots and air mattresses as well for extra guests. Coffees and teas set out for you in the morning. Super wonderful stay, I would definitely stay with Randi again for my next visit to Malibu.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Friendly hosts, nice place and great location!

  • 5 of 5

We were a little nervous at the time of booking as this was the first time we've ever used this website rather than booking into a hotel.

This was my first time driving in the US and the drive there was not a problem using gps! There was adequate room for parking, no traffic around the area and the surrounding area was just calm, peaceful and beautiful!

We had a fully equipped kitchen to ourselves with a filter coffee machine! The place was tidy and clean with more than adequate towels and toiletries. There was a good size bed with a comfortable mattress and also comfortable sofas to chill out.

Randi and George were very accommodating, responded to my emails instantly and have kindly accepted my last minute requests.

The location was perfect as Malibu beach/Nobu was only 15 minute drive, supermarket was 5-10minute drive, short drive to route 101 and it is crucial to have a car!

The place was cool and air-con was ready to use, there were so much to explore around the area but unfortunately we didn't plan enough time to stay.

I would definitely recommend this place if you like to stay away from downtown LA, have access to a car and looking for somewhere nice and peaceful to chill in! We had such a great time that we would be sure to stay here again next time we visit LA! Thank you Randi and George for a perfect end to our holiday :-)

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
LAX or Burbank
Car: necessary

cycling where the pros go . Surfing, horseback riding,

climbing , hiking . Close to Malibu for star searching .


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Calabasas, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
rehersal dinner
29 Aug 2016 - 31 Aug 2017
368 night minimum stay
13 Mar 2017 - 1 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

5th person £19.56
Pet Fee £19.56
Refundable Damage Deposit £156.47

$25 dollars per dog for the entire stay

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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