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Feel free to use the kitchen space (respectfully).Beverage bar includes an always hot unit---and it's boiling hot for French press coffee and tea!
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Private room in house

Hill Side Retreat (Topa Topa View)~The Garden Room

Shirley User Profile

Hill Side Retreat (Topa Topa View)~The Garden Room

Private room in house
3 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 shared bath
3 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
Shirley is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.

Home with a view! Hot tub, local trails, newly remodeled, the hostess is a great cook---see if she's serving dinner. You're welcome to coffee, tea, and incidental. This is a safe neighborhood close to Amgen and Baxter. Free WiFi and access to amazing trails for running, strolling, or mountain biking. If this room is booked, look for the other room —the Cave Room. Guests are encouraged to use the private entrance one flight down when other guests are present.


Air Conditioning
Cable TV

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events
Check-in time is 4PM - 9PM and check out out by 10AM
Self check-in with keypad


35 Reviews

Karen User Profile
October 2018
We were thrilled to find a place near where we were visiting other friends and family members. The house had a keypad upstair and downstair for easy entry, although I would almost recommend to enter from downstairs, as you'll have to go downstairs anyway to your room, and it's a …
Eva User Profile
October 2018
I appreciated Shirley"s willingness to accommodate my last minute booking. Love the character of the house and location. The rustic backyard was peaceful and relaxing!
Tyson User Profile
June 2018
Could not be happier. As my girlfriend and I entered our private room through our private entrance very late at night, we instantly found ourselves stayin at grandmas. A small room amazingly arranged to look big and provide more than enough room for two, bed beautifully made, cof…
Suzanne User Profile
October 2018
The host canceled this reservation 24 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.
Nicole User Profile
May 2018
Shirley was an excellent host--she communicated all of the relevant details regarding our stay and was a responsive, thoughtful host. Our stay was comfortable and a great value, too. Thanks for everything!
Jamie User Profile
May 2018
Shirley's home is welcoming and sparkling clean. She obviously enjoys having people feel comfortable when they're away from their own home and it shows.
Ivana User Profile
March 2018
Our stay at Shirley’s was superb. From helping us plan our stay and accommodating our late arrival, to making sure we had plenty of cycling supplies (and coffee), Shirley was a wonderful host. Really appreciated the bike route suggestions and ideas for restaurants and places to s…

Hosted by Shirley

Thousand Oaks, California, United StatesJoined in August 2016
Shirley User Profile
55 Reviews
Shirley is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
You are just as likely to find me on the trail hiking, biking, or at the pool as you are to see me in the kitchen, drinking wine and cooking. I love it all. My partner, Lori, and I welcome you to our home in the tradition of our many stays at Zimmer Frei's and Pensiones abroad. I…
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Languages: Deutsch, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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About the home
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Kate and Lori help host.

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