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Property Details

Updated: May 22, 2015
Former residence of Denzel Washington & Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin)

Malibu’s most spectacular coastline whitewater ocean views from sunrise to sunset.

This heavenly property boasts 180º ocean views and 180º mountain views. Denzel Washington, Jimmy Page, Jan-Michael Vincent and Captain & Tenille have lived in this magical retreat.. With 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, a detached gym and 10 parking spaces, this gated property sleeps 8 comfortably.

From the oversize outdoor patio, see the sun rise and set on the ocean. From the terrace, you overlook miles of Malibu’s most famous surfing beaches, see dolphins play, and watch whales migrate. From the master bedroom, you wake up and sleep to the sound of waves.

Ask for the URL or our web site, which has more photos and detailed information about the amenities.

Offering complete privacy and yet close to all, this romantic jewel sits on 8 acres of land.

This one-of-a-kind estate is just 1,200ft aerial distance from prestigious Broad Beach. Arrive through a private driveway, pass through the gate, and discover an oasis of old Malibu charm, surrounded by mature junipers and California pepper trees. Cool ocean air flows through this private retreat.

The charming house is elegantly decorated, with open-beamed ceilings, lots of windows and natural light, a fireplace,custom antique furniture, 3 flat screen TVs, a surround sound system and Posturepedic beds. It is perfect for couples, families, or friends seeking a romantic and restful holiday or professionals who prefer not to stay in a hotel. It comfortably accommodates up to eight people. The rental includes exclusive use of the three buildings: main house, guest house, and detached gym, in complete privacy.

With a large oceanfront patio and a spa overlooking miles of whitewater, this tastefully remodeled getaway offers the indoor-outdoor California Malibu lifestyle at its best.

'Of all the many places I’ve traveled to around the world, this is absolutely the nicest view I have ever seen. What a place! We had such a great time. '

Vince Azzopardi

Model for Georgio Armani

'Amazing is the only word that comes to mind: such a magical and inspiring place. My dream house without a doubt. I have a new place to work towards living in one day. You can bet we'll be back sometime. '

Sean Schafer Hennessy

Film composer

'God, please make me very rich so that I can buy this house.'

Bob Hohman

Senior Partner, The Gersh Agency

(Celebrity management agency)

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Pets welcome
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

Born and raised in France, business brought me to Manhattan 1979, and I relocated to Malibu in 1994. I bought this house in 1995 and completely remodeled it, blending the style of the South of France, where I'm from, with the unique original Malibu style. In 2007. We moved to Los Angeles in 2007 and have been renting out the Malibu house year-round ever since. We have welcomed guests from all around the world, and received only positive testimonials- more than 200 of them in our guest book.

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Guestbook comments from the owner

I wanted to personally thank you for sharing your amazing home with us. What a wonderful thing to share such a very beautiful place.?

The views are spectacular and we created wonderful photographs to capture and remember our time together as a family. I have an intense appreciation for design, and was impressed with the simple decor that only helps to enhance the backdrop. We came home refreshed from a place that we will forever remember. Thank you again?

Tracy,? Cleveland, OH
Feb 2010
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19 Reviews

based on 19 traveler reviews

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Stunning 180º whitewater view, celebrity home
+1 -3104570444
Malibu Los Angeles County

Amazing property!

  • 5 of 5
My friend and I stayed here to celebrate our birthdays and had an amazing time. The property is beautiful and exactly as described. The patio, hot tub and garden were beautiful and made for great areas to relax and entertain in. We had a small gathering to celebrate our birthdays with about 10 guests and the kitchen, grill and dining area were perfect and there was plenty of room for parking. Aside from a few minor issues like the cleaning staff forgetting to stock toilet paper, there being no iron to go with the ironing board (I bought an inexpensive one and left it there for future guests) and a lack of common items like shampoo we had a great time! The owner was surprised to hear about the toilet paper and promised to cover the cost of buying some and while I did not mention the iron or shampoo to him until after our stay, he did extend a more than generous credit on our security deposit refund to cover everything and then some. This is a beautiful property with amazing views and great privacy and we will definitely be back in the future!
  • Submitted: May 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Stunning 180º whitewater view, celebrity home
+1 -3104570444
Malibu Los Angeles County


  • 5 of 5
This lovely home and cottage is exactly as described. The location could not be more perfect. We came with our family of 4 and my mother. It was so nice for my Mom to have her own quarters! We love food - not only did we find a stellar market 2 minutes away, but also a fresh seafood market and plenty of farm to table restaurants. Our children are young, so the park just behind the grocery could not have been more convenient. The house is completely equipped with all your needs and sunsets while hot tubing were a dream. We will definitely be back.
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words. We feel fortunate to be able to make available this exceptional property which Denzel Washington, Jimmy Page and other stars have called their home. This house is uniquely cozy, romantic and comfortable. We are so glad you and your family enjoyed it!. Thank you for the kind words.
Stunning 180º whitewater view, celebrity home
+1 -3104570444
Malibu Los Angeles County

Romantic, comfortable, great value

  • 5 of 5
We flew in from Fort Lauderdale to spend a week in Malibu with our son, who is a student at UCLA. The house is in a very exclusive and desirable area of Malibu. It overlooks Broad Beach where there is a 4 mile public sandy beach, and where many celebrities have homes like Stephen Spielberg, Julia Roberts and many others. Our younger son went to surfing school each morning and our daughter went horseback riding nearby. We spent a lot of time just enjoying being in this home. Having meals on the patio overlooking the ocean, sitting in the spa, exercising in the gym (4 great machines). Our daughter enjoyed having the guesthouse to herself, and we enjoyed having the main house with the sounds and views of the ocean. On the last evening, we had a wonderful barbeque with 25 guests from the Los Angeles area. They were all very impressed with the house. We love this place and already plan to come back next year for our son’s graduation.
  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Stunning 180º whitewater view, celebrity home
+1 -3104570444
Malibu Los Angeles County

We love this place, great memories

  • 5 of 5
This was our first trip to California—We live in Berlin, Germany. From the terrace, we saw dolphins almost every morning, and whales, four times in a week. The house sits behind gates and is very private and safe. We felt comfortable letting our two children run free without constant supervision. And there is plenty of private parking space behind the gates, maybe enough for 10 cars. So when we had a small social evening, everyone was able to park.
This house has a lot of style, it blends the best of old Malibu with Provence. The owner, who is from Provence, told us that he personally decorated this house and it shows. From the 19th century antique South of France mirror above the fireplace to the Malibu tile factory tiles around the fireplace and the reclaimed antique Mexican Saltillo tiles on the floor, this place looks as good as the houses in Architectural Digest. We noticed that Travel & Leisure magazine just did a feature article on this property (“Celebrity Houses You Can Rent”). This is a great place. We are leaving with wonderful memories and hope to be back.
  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Stunning 180º whitewater view, celebrity home
+1 -3104570444
Malibu Los Angeles County

Our dream home, great choice

  • 5 of 5
We rented this place to chill, after completing the production of a challenging documentary. This is a perfect home to rest, relax and regroup, invite friends over for drinks and a meal, and get your spirits uplifted. We slept so well the comfortable beds and the quietness at night—you can sleep with windows open and hear the ocean. The décor is charming and refined but still relaxing. The spa was a joy. We spent hours there every day. You can sit in it on one side in the morning and watch the sun rise over the ocean. And you can sit on the other side in the evening and you see the sun set over the ocean. What a place! Truly a little piece of paradise. The photos on HomeAway do not do justice, it truly is stunning.
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Stunning 180º whitewater view, celebrity home
+1 -3104570444
Malibu Los Angeles County

One-of-a-kind, elegant home

  • 5 of 5
We have rented four houses in Malibu, since 2010. This one is the best that far. The other houses felt like rental properties, dull and anonymous. This one has character; it is also an elegant home where we were proud to entertain our friends from Los Angeles. And with two adjacent but separate buildings both with bedrooms on the same private land, our children had their independence, and we were together for meals.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway


From the Owner

The best 180º ocean views in Malibu, and the most romantic house in Malibu. Beamed ceilings, fireplace, you see the dolphins in the ocean from the terrace. Total privacy: the house sits on 8 acres of land, and behind gates. It has 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, and a detached gym, and a great ocean-facing spa from which you see the sun rise and set over the ocean. The house faces the best, 4 mile long stretch of public sandy beaches in Malibu. Steven Spielberg, Julia Roberts, Danny De Vito and many other A-list celebrities have houses on this beach.

Activity and Interests

Car: necessary

This gated estate. formerly the home of Denzel Washington, Jan Michael Vincent and Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page, sits on 8 acres of land, has 180º whitewater ocean views, and faces a 4 mile stretch of the most exclusive sandy public beaches in Malibu: Broad beach, Zuma Beach, and further north, Matador, and la Piedra. The property is quiet and private, There are three buildings: the main house, an adjacent guest house and a detached gym. You will have exclusive use of all three. There are three bedrooms and two baths. 8 adults can stay in comfort. Please ask us for the address of our web site, which has more photos, and our last minute special discounted price offers, and we will email them to you immediately. The house sits on 8 acres of land, about 1,200ft aerial distance from the ocean, on a 330ft high bluff overlooking 4 miles of sandy public beaches, with stunning 180º whitewater views, arguably the best in Malibu. Guests tell us: 'photos don't do justice.'


From $300 Per night

Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 17 to June 30
May 17 2015 - Jun 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
July & August
Jul 1 2015 - Aug 31 2015
7 night minimum stay
Sept. 1 to Nov. 21
Sep 1 2015 - Nov 21 2015
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving week 21- 28
Nov 22 2015 - Nov 28 2015
7 night minimum stay
Year end holidays
Dec 19 2015 - Jan 2 2016
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

  • Cleaning $195.00 + Tax
  • Refundable damage deposit $1,000.00
  • Pet Fee $90.00 + Tax
  • Tax Rate 12.0%

The minimum rental fee is half the weekly fee, which allows guests to stay up to three nights.
For some reason, HomeAway is unable to calculate that.
Also, we give priority reservations to full-week rentals, with check-in and check-out on Saturdays.
The $2,990 discounted rate for May 9-16 is for the the full-week rental. A shorter stay that week will be billed at the prorata of the $3,490 regular weekly cost
HomeAway credit card fees are deducted from the deposit refund. To avoid credit cart, you may send payment to us directly via check.

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Updated: May 22, 2015


From the Owner

Romantic, private, comfortable, cozy, tastefully decorated, excellent amenities. A celebrity house which was the residence of Denzel Washington, Jimmy Page, Jan-Michael Vincent, Captain & Tenille and several others. This house is listed in registers of celebrity homes.

Property Type

  • estate


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...

Communication / Internet

  • fax

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub

Onsite Services

  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View


  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing

Local Services & Businesses

  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Floor Area

  • 2000 sq. ft.


  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet, shower


  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon, sleeps 4
  • The main house has two bedrooms, each with a queen size bed. The guest house has a queen size bed and also a sofa bed which, when opened, becomes a comfortable queen size bed.


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Please see our web site for more photos and more details about the amenities.

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