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Classic Pasadena Neighborhood near everything

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview


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

About the property

a pleasing private and comfortable space, new utilities, wi-fi, TV and a garden

A sweet two story, one bedroom unit with kitchen, living room and shower bathroom. Located in one of Pasadena's most beautiful and architecturally distinguished neighborhoods. Walking distance to theater, movies, restaurants and museums. There is street parking with a nightly fee of three dollars.

The unit has an adjacent patio and garden, outdoor dining, and wifi and cable television. It is air-conditioned and newly remodeled A fresh, efficient and comfortable space.


Owner
Philip Nix
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 January, 2017

About Philip Nix

This house has been in our family for over forty years. While regularly upgraded it retains the charm of an early 20th century home. As a young couple we first moved to this area in 1972. with our one year old son. Shortly after my wife's mother moved in down the street into this address. After years in Sonoma County after retirement we returned to be close to family and the interests and variety of urban life in a beautiful city. Pasadena has a long and fascinating history with all the glitter of now and the charm of a gracious past.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

Classic Pasadena Neighborhood near everything
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
Rockville, Maryland
4

Enjoyed our stay!

  • 4 of 5

We recently enjoyed a week’s stay at this property. We loved the location, a beautiful neighborhood close to businesses, shopping, and restaurants. (Pasadena has LOTS of great restaurants!) The unit is quite comfortable for two people who are not too tall nor too wide. All needs were provided plus extras…wine, breakfast, lots of books! It was unusually cold while we were there and the upstairs heating unit was on the blink. We made do with a space heater and the bed’s warm down comforter. Philip was a gracious host and we would have enjoyed even more opportunities to chat with him!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

We enjoyed our stay. The property was clean, cozy and well stocked. Would stay there again.

  • 4 of 5

Phillip and Susan are great hosts. They had provided wine, chips and dip for our arrival. For breakfast the next day they had bagels, waffles, eggs and fruit. They were very helpful to familiarize us with things to do locally. We utilized Uber for transportation needs and were pleased with the results. I highly recommend visiting the Huntington estate and gardens just 2+ miles away. Colorado street is an easy 15 to 20 minute walk north through nice neighborhoods. THe shower is small and cramped and would not be suitable for those 6' or above in height.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, cozy and private.

  • 5 of 5

Philip was a wonderful host. The apartment is small but very sweet and comfortable. I would absolutely recommend this listing to anyone looking for a place in Pasadena who does not require a lot of space. I definitely plan to stay here again if possible when I am back in town.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Highly recommended!

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I spent several days in Pasadena for a family event and so enjoyed our stay. Comfortable, cozy property with great hosts. We arrived in the afternoon to a bottle of wine and snacks with breakfast food items available for the next morning.

It was perfect for the two of us.

Lovely, walkable, convenient neighborhood. We are very pleased we chose this property!

  • Review Submitted: May 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Puyallup, WA, USA
5

Great Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our short stay in Pasadena! The rental is located in a beautiful neighborhood within walking distance to shopping and site seeing. The owner was very friendly and made sure we had everything we needed. We highly recommend this rental and would love to stay there again in the future!!!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, cozy little home base in Pasadena

  • 5 of 5

What luck to have found this place! My husband and I were returning to the Pasadena area, where we used to live, for a week of work and play and were looking for a place close to Caltech that had more charm and seclusion than a hotel but was still affordable and convenient. Philip's sweet little carriage house definitely exceeded our expectations! He was a warm and generous host, ever helpful and thoughtful, and that personal touch extended to a variety of very welcome details throughout the apartment, like a bottle of wine, breakfast options in the fridge, fresh fruit, plenty of coffee, lots of spare linens (love those huge fluffy towels and extra pillows), good wifi with easy access instructions, even a hairdryer and curling iron and other bonus amenities tucked away in case you need them. The place itself has a bit of that wonderful old-book smell, and indeed there are plenty of those! Its decor is a lovely blend of timeless and modern--very white and spare and clean, but also traditional and functional and cozy. The bed is surprisingly comfortable, there's plenty of space in the bedroom to spread out from your suitcase, the counter space is excellent in the bathroom and the light in there is tremendous, the small kitchen is quite well equipped, and the backyard setting is private and safe (and it smells beautifully floral every time you leave the house). The location was ideal, in a gorgeous leafy neighborhood just a ten-minute walk from the shops on Lake and maybe 15 to Caltech at most, or a five-minute drive to Pasadena's Old Town attractions and the freeways. The only thing I'd note is that the place is best for those who are on the small side (which we are, so the size was perfect). So: stay here, chat with Philip (he's led a very interesting life), smell the flowers, and get some sun. We hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
14 Miles
Burbank
Nearest Train
0.08 Miles
LA Metro Gold Line to Downtown, Hollywood etc.
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
110, 210, 134, I5,5 convenient to all of these
Nearest Restaurant
0.08 Miles
Lake Ave a fifteen minute walk, three minute drive
Car: recommended

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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning £41 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. Pets are not encouraged but exceptions can be discussed. Tenant pays 3.00 per night Pasadena parking fee beginning the second night until departure.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Pasadena in California

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking

Partner Offers

 
Portable wifi hotspot

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