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Private Two-Bedroom, One-Bath Garden Retreat near Pasadena - All to Yourself!

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in North Arroyo - Garden Retreat Near Pasadena

Two-Bedroom, One-Bath Garden Retreat nestled at base of San Gabriel Mountains!

Guests will enjoy two-bedrooms with luxurious bedding, both overlooking - and with direct access to - the back yard garden. One bedroom offers a four-poster queen size bed with a cherry wood dresser, ample closet space. The second bedroom offers a queen size bed with a ceiling fan and a smaller closet space.

The Bathroom is situated between the two Bedrooms and offers a separate shower and bathtub, fresh linens, and all basic toiletries, including shampoo and conditioner, blow dryer, shaving cream and razors, soap and more!

The Living Room offers a fully working fireplace, a flat screen TV (includes Netflix, Hulu, Showtime, Amazon. No local channels), sound system and cozy sectional with a small, adjacent Dining Room.

The newly-renovated, full-size Kitchen offers full use of all appliances, pots and pans, utensils and dishware. Free coffee, creamer, sugar is also provided. Please note: as water conservation is important to the owner, there is no dish washer in the kitchen.

Sneak outside your bedroom patio door and lounge under a giant tree, or pick fresh (seasonal) veggies and herbs from the garden.

Guests who are fond of curiosities and oddities will delight in the smattering of skeletons and Botero prints throughout the house; while more conservative guests will appreciate the owner's five-star customer service, discretion, cleanliness and well-tended gardens.

The house and the gardens are completely yours, while the owner stays onsite and on-call for your every need in a detached bungalow in the back garden.

*There is two units on the property. Owner lives in back house that is located a few hundred feet from the front house*

The Neighborhood

The home is a stone’s throw away from gorgeous hiking trails featuring waterfalls; the local Farmers Markets; Old Town Pasadena; the Pasadena Rose Bowl; Pasadena City College; Art Center; Caltech; downtown Los Angeles; Hollywood; supermarkets; churches; gyms; world-class shopping, convenience and venues!

Getting Around

Just a few miles to JPL, nearby bus lines, light rail, 30 minutes to Burbank Airport, 60 minutes to LAX; ask owner for map and local public transportation information.The nearest bus line is 3/4 of a mile; therefore, access to a rental car or bicycle is highly recommended.

Parking

Ample free street parking in front of house.

The Owner has one (1) mountain bike that guests can rent for a $20 flat fee (lock included) to use as personal transportation during your visit or to take out on the trails!

House Rules

House Rules are outlined in a handout that will be presented to guests upon check-in. Guests will use side entrance off of kitchen.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed

Owner
Damien Baccaro
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, rusty sign language
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
8 December, 2016

About Damien Baccaro

As an avid world traveler (Italy; India; Iceland - next stop Costa Rica!), I've been a guest at numerous, private-home B 'n' B's. Therefore, I can understand, anticipate, and exceed my guests' needs and expectations.

In addition to offering my home as a B 'n' B, I manage my own business in a demanding, customer-focused profession which requires a true love of meeting new people and being of service. When not traveling overseas, I like to hike, bike (motor or cycle) and explore anywhere in the U.S. that offers gorgeous landscapes.

Damien Baccaro purchased this house in 2012

Why Damien Baccaro chose Los Angeles area

I live in the Pasadena area because it is a breathtaking, world-class place to hang your hat. Not only does the city itself offer live theater, museums, hiking trails, year-round clement weather, upscale shopping, and renown restaurants; you are a short drive away from the unprecedented vibrancy of Los Angeles and its diverse neighborhoods: each offering a completely different culture and list of attractions. You are as close to the mountains as you are to the ocean, and technically, you can ski and surf within same day! Please ask for recommendations and a guest brochure!

What makes this house unique

My home is representative of my love of nature: surrounded by trees, foothills, hiking trails and the gardens I've built, which are both a joy and an obsession. I enjoy sharing my home as well as my beautiful neighborhood, which offers as much culture as it does aesthetic beauty. Welcome!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Private Two-Bedroom, One-Bath Garden Retreat near Pasadena - All to Yourself!
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

Cute house, beautiful gardens, great location! Love it, thank you!

  • 5 of 5

Real nice, great location! I'd come back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Bradenton, FL
5

Beautiful home in just the perfect location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this beautiful home for 3 nights when visiting the Los Angeles area. It was very close to the freeway, yet still nestled in a neighborhood with zero noise. The home is well equipped for cooking (no dishwasher, but that ended up not being a problem). Beds were very comfortable. Damien was very accommodating with our stay and even accepted a package we had sent out a few days before our arrival. Laundry facilities in the detached garage was a plus!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Affordable and very clean. Fit needs for a family of 4. Owner was very polite and gave us privacy. Located next to beautiful trails. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Very nice property with lots of charm.

  • 4 of 5

Lots of charm abound here. An older home that has been heavily updated. Love the wood floors and the character it brings.

We are a family and I wouldn't recommend the home to a place with young kids, but rather adults looking for a place to stay. The main reason is there were not enough dishes to accommodate us. Also no dishwasher means hand washing the heavy glass dishware. Kids ask lots of questions about the art on the walls where adults would appreciate the charm it brings.

Note: the owner (super nice guy) lives on the property in a house outback. You will have privacy but it is something to note.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Columbus, Ohio
5

Cozy. Friendly. Convenient. Interesting. Beautiful. Who could ask for more?

  • 5 of 5

We just spent a wonderful week in Damien's gorgeous home in Altadena. My husband was working in the Huntington Library in Pasadena, and we were both hoping to relax after a long Winter semester. This lovely house served both purposes brilliantly.

First, Damien is an excellent host -- friendly and accommodating. The house is equipped to a very high standard. The gardens, front and back, make it very tempting to sit home all day watching the birds and the brilliant flowers.The house is comfortably furnished (comfy chairs! good beds! and a smart TV with Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu!), with interesting and amusing artwork to add a very distinctive touch.

The house is conveniently situated for any type of vacation: a nearby junction to CA210 connects you to the LA freeway system. The town of LaCanada Flintridge provides good shopping and dining less than 10 minutes away. We proved daily that you can be anywhere in Pasadena in about 20 minutes. The Rosebowl is less than 2 miles away. (We think we could just make out Beyonce, performing there on our first night in the house!)

Happy to have had a chance to stay in this lovely house -- at the first opportunity, we will be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Convenient and Comfortable - Great Owner

  • 5 of 5

My partner and I had a great stay in Damien's home. We are local Pasadena residents and needed a place to stay and this location and home suited us perfectly. The home is nicely equipped with everything you need and is the perfect place for two people and a dog, like we had. I loved how close the house was to the Arroyo (1 block away). Lots of great hiking or biking pretty much right outside your doorstep. It's also so convenient to the freeways and points of interest. Damien couldn't have been nicer or more respectful of our privacy. We will stay again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Burbank Bob Hope Airport/LA Int'l Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Altadena Ale and Wine House (Altadena)
Nearest Ferry
37 Miles
Catalina Express (San Pedro to Catalina Island)
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Brookside Golf Course (Pasadena Rose Bowl)
Nearest Train
8 Miles
Mission Gold Line Station (South Pasadena to LA)
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 210 (connects to 134, 5, 2 freeways)
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Marston's (Pasadena) - See Guest Brochure for More
Nearest Ski
92 Miles
Big Bear Lake - See Guest Brochure for More Info
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Venice Beach/Manhattan Beach/Long Beach
Car: necessary

The Altadena/Pasadena area is ideal for visitors who want to stay in a quiet, tree-lined neighborhood, yet enjoy the excitement, culture, shopping and beaches that LA offers, just a short drive away!

Not that Pasadena doesn't offer its own brand of excitement, from live theater at the Pasadena Playhouse to the world-famous Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens!

Please consult the Guest Brochure upon check in, or the VRBO website for the owner's suggestions on local attractions, including restaurants, late night spots, day spas, hiking trails, beaches and more!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in North Arroyo, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
December
1 Dec 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£486
for 3 nights
From
£149
 
 
xmas
23 Dec 2016 - 2 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£617
for 3 nights
From
£192
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£302
for 2 nights
From
£131
£775
£2,227
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £40
cleaning £40
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in North Arroyo in California

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 880 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • The Bathroom is situated between the two Bedrooms and offers a separate shower and bathtub, fresh linens, and all basic toiletries, including shampoo and conditioner, blow dryer, shaving cream and razors, soap and more!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Guests will enjoy two-bedrooms with luxurious bedding, both overlooking - and with direct access to - the back yard garden. One bedroom offers a four-poster queen size bed with a cherry wood dresser, ample closet space, and a flat screen TV (can be transported to Living Room); and the second bedroom offers a queen size bed with a ceiling fan and a smaller closet space.
Entertainment:
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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