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Custom built, 5,000 sq ft Mediterranean Home near the Rose Bowl

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,990 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 7 Sleeps

Pets Considered!! This immaculately kept 5,000 sq ft, 4 bedroom, 3 & a half bath home was custom built by the owners 10 years ago. In 2013, it was featured in the Altadena Home Tour. It sits on the most sought after street in Altadena! Boulder Road is a safe, quite, upscale street just blocks from the picturesque mountains of the Angeles National Forest and just 3 miles from the famous Rose Bowl. The front two story rotunda opens into the large formal living room (with working fireplace). The first level also consists of a large bedroom and full bath (with separate shower and whirlpool tub), a large gourmet kitchen, half bathroom, and large laundry room (with two washers and dryers). The second rotunda has a spiral stair case which leads to the second floor. On the second floor, you will find a 900 sq ft master suite with two sets of french doors that open to separate balconies overlooking the backyard. Additionally, the second floor has two bedrooms, a media room with surround sound , TV and Twin Sofa Bed, a full bathroom with separate shower and claw bathtub. If you are looking for a luxurious and impeccably kept home to rent, this is place for you. This house will only be rented on a limited basis and, therefore, you will always find it be in immaculate condition! Take a closer look at the house on the Amenities Tab! You'll find a video link and custom website page! Check in is at 4pm and check out at 11 am. Brand new Peloton bike for cycling enthusiasts! We do allow low key/small parties at a higher rate! Please inquire with specific details for a quote! Great location for filming!

Rhonda Strauss
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, german
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 14, 2018

About Rhonda Strauss

I have an undergraduate degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management from the University of Missouri as well as an MBA. In addition, I have several years of professional hotel and concierge experience!

Rhonda Strauss purchased this house in 2007

Why Rhonda Strauss chose Altadena

Mark is in the construction industry, therefore, we custom built this home. It looks like it was built in the 1920's but has all the modern comforts and sizing of a brand new home!

What makes this house unique

Open floor plan perfect for entertaining or families with kids of all ages!


Altadena House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4990 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Luxury
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bathroom -
    First Floor Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , separate tub and shower with rain shower head
    2nd Floor Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Claw tub and separate shower with rain shower head
    Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , Pedestal tub & Shower w/ rain shower head. 2 sinks
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Guest Room - 1 twin/ single , 2nd Floor Guest Room
    Guest Room - 1 queen , First Floor Guest Room
    Master Bedroom - 1 queen , TV w/ Bose Surround Sound, Apple TV, Temperpedic mattress
    Guest Room - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Children Bedroom with pottery barn teen twin pull out sofa
  • The two children's 2nd floor bedrooms currently have only one twin in each for extra floor space. The bedroom decorated with boy bedding, in addition, has a pottery barn teen twin size pull out sofa sleeper. If you need additional space for an 8th person or private room for the 7th person, the media room located on the second level has a Lovesac Sofa that can be converted into a twin bed (has a custom fitted mattress topper and sheets). The media room has an armoire to hang clothing. The media room doesn't have a cable but has Apple TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 3 bicycles
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
* Firewood Provided * 24 Hour On Call Maintenance * Towels Provided * Linens Provided * Central Air Conditioning * Fireplace * Central Heating * Private Chef, optional * Alarm Clock * Paper Towels Provided Phone / Internet * High Speed Internet * Telephone * Fax Machine * Wireless Internet Pool / Spa * Spa/Whirlpool-1 in master bath and guest bathroom Property Features * Parking * Mountain Views Kitchen * 2 dish washers * Thermador Oven/stove * Grill * Gas Grill * Blender * 2 Dryers * Thermador Gas Stove * Microwave * 2 Washing Machines * Refrigerator * Freezer Entertainment * High Definition TV- in media room, flatscreen in masterbedroom, and Kitchen * Cable TV in kitchen, master and living room * Movie/Video Library * VCR * DVD Player * In-home Theater * Board Games * Children's Toys * Sony Playstation Outdoor * Outdoor Dining Area * Garden * Patio * Balcony-2 in master suite overlooking backyard * Swingset * Garage-not avail


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Custom built, 5,000 sq ft Mediterranean Home near the Rose Bowl
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Beautiful, clean, and inviting home.

  • 5 of 5

We were in Altadena for a family funeral, and we were fortunate enough to find this place so that our family could be together. Rhonda was amazing! She was very accommodating, kind, and attentive to all our needs. Thank you, Rhonda

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I hosted Thanksgiving for my family here and it was just amazing. Plenty of space in the kitchen where we prepared dinner and the kids were entertained outside on the jungle gym. Rhonda was quick to respond to all my emails (even an early morning text on the day of Thanksgiving). I would definitely recommend staying here. The home is just beautiful and wish I would've stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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warm, welcoming and impeccable home

  • 5 of 5

We greatly enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home. The home, neighborhood, decor, and welcome by the owners was terrific. Plenty of space but still very cozy for nice family time events.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome Home

  • 5 of 5

What a great house. Plenty of room for the whole family. Very private yard. They allowed us to have 2 baby showers at the home, and it worked perfectly. This is a great place to have family get togethers. Rhonda is a great host, very friendly and accommodating. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Satisfied.

  • 5 of 5

House was great, neighborhood is beautiful! Loved it so much the first time that we stayed there two years in a row now. Great for the whole family.

Rhonda is the best of Hosts!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
210 Freeway
Nearest Beach
35 Miles
Santa Monica
Other Activities:

<p><strong>Top Thing to do in City:</strong></p><ul><li>Rose Parade.</li><li>Rose Bowl.</li><li>Huntington Library.</li><li>Top Restaurants.</li><li>Norton Simon Museum.</li></ul><p><strong>Top Thing to do in Budget:</strong></p><ul><li>Rose Parade.</li><li>Huntington Library.</li><li>Norton Simon Museum.</li><li>Kid Space Museum.</li><li>Hiking.</li></ul><p><strong>Top Thing to do in Family:</strong></p><ul><li>Rose Parade.</li><li>Huntington Library.</li><li>Kid Space Museum.</li><li>Hiking.</li><li>Ice Skating.</li></ul>

Altadena is a quite neighborhood community of Pasadena. The house is only 3 miles from the Rose bowl and just blocks from the local mountains. the well known historic Pasadena shopping area is 4 miles away. It is 10 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 30 miles from Disneyland.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $300
Pet Fee $100
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

minimum security deposit of $500! or 20% of booking. cancellation policy: 50% refund until one month prior to reservation. No events/parties with out prior authorization. Please inquire for extra fee for events/parties.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.