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Stunning 1930s with stunning views.

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Unparalleled views, charming, private and serene.

The house was originally owned by a famous Hollywood set designer so it has tons of character. Many pieces in the house were used in old Hollywood movies.

It's situated on a hillside in the Castellammare area of Pacfic Palisades, which resembles the Amalfi Coast.

The layout of the house is incredibly unique, which makes it perfect for couples or large groups. Every bedroom has direct outside access, which allows excellent flexibility. ALL ROOMS HAVE DIRECT OCEAN VIEW.

Here is a breakdown of the house:

LIVING ROOM (main floor)

- Stunning ocean views with large windows that open to let in the ocean breeze

- Large seating area

- Television

- iPod/iPhone speaker

- Powder room

KITCHEN and DINING ROOM (main floor)

- High grade stove

- Breakfast seating area in the kitchen

- Small dining room adjacent to kitchen with ocean views

- Dishes, silverware, pots, pans and other basic kitchen supplies

- Coffeemaker with coffee

- Microwave, toaster

- Dish soap, sponge, paper towels

BAR ROOM (downstairs)

- Accessed via a small spiral staircase near breakfast area

- Full bar decorated with old Hollywood movie set props

- Incredible night lighting

BEDROOM #1 - located off the dining area

- Elevated a couple steps, bright and airy

- Queen AND single beds

- Incredible bathroom with oversized bathtub/shower overlooking the ocean

- Walk in closet

- Television

BEDROOM #2 - down the main staircase form living room

- Quaint room with elevated seating area

- Queen bed

- Kitchenette with refrigerator, sink and some basic kitchen supplies

- Bathroom with oversized bathtub/shower

- Television

BEDROOM #3 (Master bedroom) - down the main staircase from living room

- High ceilings

- Fireplace

- Queen bed

- Kitchenette with refrigerator, sink, and basic kitchen supplies

- Master bathroom with separate toilet area

- Oversized bathtub/shower

- Television

BEDROOM #4 - down the spiral staircase, next to bar.

- Smallest of the four bedrooms

- Queen bed

- Bathroom and shower

- Closet

- Television


- Accessed from patio area

- Washer and dryer


- Grill

- Table, chairs and umbrella

- Quiet, peaceful with sounds of the ocean


- Fresh towels and bedding are provided.

- There are hardwood floors throughout the house.

- The house has wi-fi.

- There is no heating or air-conditioning but it's almost never needed at the beach. Space heaters are provided.

- Parking is easily available directly outside the house.

More Details

Property Manager
John Neidlinger
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About John Neidlinger

Yoga teacher, design enthusiast and world traveler born and raised in Los Angeles! I love managing this property on behalf of my family.

I love being, pilates, or hiking daily is a must! I have traveled to over forty countries, and can't wait for my next adventure. My favorites are India, Syria and Thailand.

I'm extremely organized, dependable and detail-oriented so rest assured I'll make sure you stay goes well. I'll be easily reachable throughout your stay should something arise.

Why John Neidlinger chose Pacific Palisades

My family has owned this property for over 20 years. Prior to that, it was owned by a close family friend. My family has lived in the area since the early 1900s.

What makes this house unique

Everyone who steps foot in this house falls in love. It has more character and charm than any house I've seen. Having been built by a famous Hollywood set designer, many of the pieces in the home are parts from old Hollywood movies.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Powder room - Toilet
    Master bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Guest bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bar bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Upstairs bedroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Upstairs Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Small Bedroom (next to bar) - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Stunning 1930s with stunning views.
average rating of 4.6190476 based on 21 reviews
Montreal, Canada

Tremendously quirky, truly wonderful house with spectacular ocean views.

  • 5 of 5

We all enjoyed our memorable stay in John's gorgeous home. The house is full of personality, with dozens of quirky details to be discovered. It feels very friendly inside, and the uninterrupted ocean views are unbeatable. Very short walk to the lovely beach. Stores, cafes, restaurants, hikes, Getty Villa, Eames House, Santa Monica and Malibu all within very easy reach by car. Recommended without reservation. An inspiring and special retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scottsdale, Arizona

Funky House with A view

  • 4 of 5

This house spoke to our love of creative environments and the sound and view of the ocean.

We enjoyed family gathering in the living room or taking walks across the bridge to the beach.

The house was a little challenging for those with any knee or hip problems getting down to the lower 3 bedrooms (the upstairs was only a few steps up). The kitchen was fairly well-equipped, but not what you might call up-to-date. There were some places on the property that they warned should not be visited for safety reasons. So we needed to try to figure out what to avoid.

John was very responsive to our needs and sent over his maintenance man to take care of any issues we had.

Overall we had a wonderful stay! We would highly recommend the house for those who are not expecting a pristine new building...we enjoyed the stained glass, the fun bar with interesting carvings the patio and the comfortable beds.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Frustrated with a oven that did not function but the place was very nice

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paradise in the Pacific Palisades

  • 5 of 5

This hacienda by the sea is simply charming. The decor is beautiful and so unique. The views of the ocean are breathtaking. The location is perfect...10 minute walk to the beach, a half mile to the grocery store. We ate dinner every night on the back patio looking at the beautiful Pacific. We absolutely loved it!!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

I have to say and I am speaking for the whole family that was there. They all want to come back and stay again. That is a total compliment i!!!

The house was charming and even magical. Views where amazing. From every window and every angle. Thank you and of course we give it a 10+++++

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Classic 1930's Villa over looking the Pacific Ocean.

  • 3 of 5

We really enjoyed this property it is exactly what is described - a 1930's seaside retreat. Well maintained, Very clean, beds are in good condition. great water pressure, no A/C. We really enjoyed the outdoor seating areas. The only minor improvements I would suggest are to update bath towels, provide beach towels and beach chairs. The only major complaint - the living room couches and chairs should have been replaced long ago, made the living room unusable.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Pacific Coast Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Will Rogers Beach
Car: recommended

The house is in the upscale residential community of Pacific Palisades. It's conveniently located just five minutes away from Santa Monica with the pier and 3rd Street Promenade shops/restaurants. Continue south a few minutes form Santa Monica to reach Venice Beach and the famous Boardwalk. Take Sunset Boulevard into Beverly Hills/West Hollywood/Hollywood (20-40 minutes) or drive just a couple miles north to Malibu. There's a grocery store VERY close to the house...about 1/4 mile away. It's also about 1/4 mile away from the Self Realization Fellowship spiritual center and the original Getty Museum.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £169.58
Damage Insurance £74.62

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.

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