Earthship Los Angeles Architectural gem, Hilltop Views, Luxury & Private

  • The house sits at the top of the Santa Susana Mountains at the end of a private road.
    The house sits at the top of the Santa Susana Mountains at the end of a private road.
  • Unobstructed valley views in a magnificent backdrop of giant boulders and native, drought tolerant landscaping.
    Unobstructed valley views in a magnificent backdrop of giant boulders and native, drought tolerant landscaping.
  • Patio dining with views
    Patio dining with views
  • Newly refinished chef's kitchen with dedicated pastry counter.
    Newly refinished chef's kitchen with dedicated pastry counter.
  • Luxury furnishings and finished throughout, including a bean bag lounge for board games and cards.
    Luxury furnishings and finished throughout, including a bean bag lounge for board games and cards.
  • Two king beds, RH Annoy dresser and nightstand, Pine Cone chandelier
    Two king beds, RH Annoy dresser and nightstand, Pine Cone chandelier
  • Sonos floor lamp speaker in the room
    Sonos floor lamp speaker in the room
  • RH St James King Bed and RH Printmaker's Desk
    RH St James King Bed and RH Printmaker's Desk
  • Kiva Fireplace and RH Leather bean bag chair in the corner
    Kiva Fireplace and RH Leather bean bag chair in the corner
  • Roku TV and views from the bed
    Roku TV and views from the bed
  • adjacent nook with daybed and desk
    adjacent nook with daybed and desk
  • RH St James Daybed with Teak desk and view
    RH St James Daybed with Teak desk and view
  • Moroccan (Tedelakt) bathroom with Kohler fixtures
    Moroccan (Tedelakt) bathroom with Kohler fixtures
  • Moroccan (Tedelakt) bathroom with Kohler fixtures
    Moroccan (Tedelakt) bathroom with Kohler fixtures
  • Moroccan (Tedelakt) bathroom with Kohler rain shower
    Moroccan (Tedelakt) bathroom with Kohler rain shower
  • Moroccan (Tedelakt) bathroom with Kohler fixtures and Toto toilet
    Moroccan (Tedelakt) bathroom with Kohler fixtures and Toto toilet
  • wraparound RH Leather sofa with RH coffee table and lighting
    wraparound RH Leather sofa with RH coffee table and lighting
  • wraparound RH Leather sofa with RH coffee table and lighting and views
    wraparound RH Leather sofa with RH coffee table and lighting and views
  • upstairs living area converts to Home Theater with HD projector and Yamaha+Polk sound system
    upstairs living area converts to Home Theater with HD projector and Yamaha+Polk sound system
  • staircase to lower level
    staircase to lower level
  • RH King sized bed with view
    RH King sized bed with view
  • large bedroom with RH work table and chairs
    large bedroom with RH work table and chairs
  • Kiva fireplace and bookshelves in the back wall
    Kiva fireplace and bookshelves in the back wall
  • view from the bed and ample natural light
    view from the bed and ample natural light
  • Moroccan (Tedelakt) plaster bathroom with Kohler fixtures, Toto toilet
    Moroccan (Tedelakt) plaster bathroom with Kohler fixtures, Toto toilet
  • Moroccan (Tedelakt) plaster bathroom with Kohler fixtures, dual rain shower
    Moroccan (Tedelakt) plaster bathroom with Kohler fixtures, dual rain shower
  • Moroccan (Tedelakt) plaster bathroom with Kohler fixtures, shower
    Moroccan (Tedelakt) plaster bathroom with Kohler fixtures, shower
  • Moroccan (Tedelakt) plaster bathroom with Kohler fixtures, rain shower
    Moroccan (Tedelakt) plaster bathroom with Kohler fixtures, rain shower
  • staircase to upstairs
    staircase to upstairs
  • newly re-finished chef's kitchen with pastry counter
    newly re-finished chef's kitchen with pastry counter
  • newly refinished chef's kitchen
    newly refinished chef's kitchen
  • RH 72" round dining table with RH dining chairs and cocktail bar
    RH 72" round dining table with RH dining chairs and cocktail bar
  • RH 72" Aero dining table with RH chairs, seating for 8
    RH 72" Aero dining table with RH chairs, seating for 8
  • Stainless steel appliances
    Stainless steel appliances
  • RH merino wool sofa, marble dining table, record player, Sonos speakers
    RH merino wool sofa, marble dining table, record player, Sonos speakers
  • Kiva wood fireplace
    Kiva wood fireplace
  • record player with curated Los Angeles inspired vinyl collection
    record player with curated Los Angeles inspired vinyl collection
  • high quality framed prints throughout
    high quality framed prints throughout
  • RH merino wool sofa set
    RH merino wool sofa set
  • open concept in the first floor living area
    open concept in the first floor living area
  • front door entry at ground level
    front door entry at ground level
  • front door entry with private roundabout driveway
    front door entry with private roundabout driveway
  • garden and pond with sitting area
    garden and pond with sitting area
  • passive solar heating & cooling by use of skylight vents and southwest orientation of the house
    passive solar heating & cooling by use of skylight vents and southwest orientation of the house
  • quiet and tranquil, enjoy some drinks as the sun sets and the day cools down
    quiet and tranquil, enjoy some drinks as the sun sets and the day cools down
  • Outdoor patio dining with seating for 8
    Outdoor patio dining with seating for 8
  • passive solar heating & cooling by use of skylight vents and southwest orientation of the house
    passive solar heating & cooling by use of skylight vents and southwest orientation of the house
  • earth sheltered exterior walls
    earth sheltered exterior walls
  • earth sheltered exterior walls; passive solar heating & cooling by use of skylight vents and southwest orientation of the house
    earth sheltered exterior walls; passive solar heating & cooling by use of skylight vents and southwest orientation of the house
  • earth sheltered exterior walls
    earth sheltered exterior walls
  • in-unit washer/dryer
    in-unit washer/dryer
  • original blueprints designed by Michael Reynolds
    original blueprints designed by Michael Reynolds
  • original blueprints designed by Michael Reynolds
    original blueprints designed by Michael Reynolds
$495-1,800/night
3 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Sleeps 2-8
Allows pets Internet Fireplace Mountain View (more...)

Earthship Los Angeles (E.S.L.A.) offers privacy and tranquility on a 2-acre lot at the top of the picturesque Santa Susana Mountains in North L.A. The house offers two Master Bedrooms, each with an ensuite Moroccan plaster bathroom. A third bedroom, ideal for kids and teens, houses two King beds and a lounge area for playing cards or board games. The open floor plan for the first floor features a newly refinished gourmet kitchen, a large 72" round dining table with cocktail bar, and a large merino wool velvet sofa set in the living room with a wood fireplace and a record player. The home theater upstairs features a 100" pull down screen and a HD projector with Polk sound system - stream from your own device to the Roku enabled AV Receiver your favorite movies and shows.

Located at the end of a private residential street above Rocky Peak Rd, E.S.L.A. is California's only permitted "Earthship" home, featuring passive heating/cooling elements that were groundbreaking in its time! Earth-sheltered walls, house placement to maximize/minimize sun exposure in the Winter/Summer, 10 strategically placed skylights to accommodate natural cooling and ventilation are elements that make E.S.L.A. is a one-of-a-kind build, imagined and brought to life by its original owners and designed by world-renowned architect and the "Father of Earthships" Michael Reynolds over 20 years ago.

While secluded and private, E.S.L.A. is also centrally located to many amenities and sites:
- shops, restaurants, supermarkets in West Hills, Chatsworth, and Canoga Park <5mi
- hiking at Rocky Peak Park, Old Santa Susana Stage Rd, Corriganville Park <1-3.5mi
- LAX (Los Angeles International Airport), 37mi
- BUR (Burbank Airport), 22mi
- Malibu, 22mi
- Beverley Hills, 30mi
- Santa Monica, 26mi
- Hollywood sign, 32mi
- Universal Studios, 25mi


West Hills, California

The house is furnished with RH, Pottery Barn, and vintage/reclaimed wood furniture throughout. No sleeping on the couches.
The bathrooms are newly renovated Tedelakt (Moroccan) plaster with Kohler hardware. No bleach or harsh chemicals allowed as they will harm the plaster material.
The house wastewater going to a septic system underground - no harsh chemicals down any of the drains. All sanitary wipes and waste should be disposed of in the garbage.
Each bedroom and the Living room has its own Sonos speaker.
The home theater has a manual pull down screen. Do NOT overpull the screen and retract when not in use. Speaker cables will need to be plugged in when in use and unplugged when finished to avoid tripping hazard.

Signed Lease Agreement and 1 month deposit required for all guests staying 30+ days.

Guests staying <30 days must sign a Renter's Agreement and offer a credit card for a Security Deposit hold of $1,000.

Guest can not receive mail at the property.

Property Type Earthhouse
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In A keypad is available 24 hours a day to provide entry for guests
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 8
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Wheelchair inaccessible
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 28
  • Long term rental allowed
  • Pets welcome
Setting & View
  • Mountain View
  • Valley View
  • City Skyline View
General
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Firewood Provided
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Lock On Bedroom Door
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Free Internet
  • Body Soap
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Rain Shower
  • Shower Gel
  • Clothing Storage (closet or wardrobe)
  • Portable Fans
Kitchen
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Freezer
  • Kettle
  • Pots & Pans
  • Kitchen Island
  • Dining Table
  • Baking Sheet
  • Coffee
  • Wine Glasses
Bathrooms 2 Baths
  • Downstairs Bathroom – Shower, Toilet
  • Upstairs Bathroom – Shower, Toilet
Newly renovated Moroccan plaster (Tedelakt) bathrooms with rain shower. Premium Kohler hardware and finishings, premium Toto toilet. This is truly a luxury spa style bathroom experience!
Sleeping Arrangements 3 Bedrooms, sleeps 2-8
  • Downstairs Master Bedroom – 1 King bed
  • Upstairs Master Bedroom – 1 King bed, 1 Twin bed, 1 Trundle
  • Upstairs Double King Room – 2 King beds
- Private entry/exit to the house for downstairs Master BR
- Gas fireplace in Master BR
- minisplit a/c
- laptop workspace
- Sonos speaker
Entertainment
  • Television
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
  • Smart TV
  • Record Player
  • Sound System
Outdoor
  • Deck/Patio (uncovered)
  • Lawn/Garden
  • Private Yard
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Outdoor Seating
Vehicles
  • Parking
  • Garage
  • Free Parking On Premises
Theme
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
Sports & Adventure
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
Safety
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Fire Emergency Contact
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Medical Emergency Contact
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Police Emergency Contact
  • Smoke Detector
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
  • Linens High Temp Wash
  • Cleaning Products
Expectations
  • Requires Stairs
  • Limited Amenities
  • Cameras/Surveillance
  • Dangerous Animals
Accessibility
  • Path To Entrance Lit At Night
Season Rate
STR/MTR - Peak
5/1 - 8/31
Night
$422 - $889
Weekend Night
$434 - $998
Weekly
$2,682 to $4,818
Monthly
$12,541 to $20,514
STR/MTR - Non-Peak
9/1 - 4/30
Night
$422
Weekly
$2,659

Cancellation Policy: One hundred percent (100.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 30 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. For cancellations made within 30 days prior to the arrival date, no refund will be issued.