USA - California
The cottage was built in 1927 and has been recently renovated. It is located at Australian Native Plants Nursery in the Ojai Valley, just north of Los Angeles. The owner Jo O'Connell is an Australian horticulturist from Sydney who has been living in Ojai for the last 24 years. Excellent area for visiting gardens and wineries in Ojai, Santa Barbara, Santa Ynez and Los Angeles.

Nursery Cottage in Ojai, California


The cottage is situated on the grounds of Australian Native Plants Nursery, a specialist nursery growing drought tolerant plants from Australia and South Africa.

The cottage sleeps 6 and is fully self contained and private from the nursery and owners next door. There are 3 bedrooms, one with a queen sized bed, one with a full/double bed, the third has a day bed and a single bed. The house has one bathroom, however, there is another toilet attached to the bunkhouse near the cottage. It has a kitchen-dining area and living room. Fast internet and Netflix available.

There is additional accommodation in the original small barn, “The Bunkhouse” (seasonal) that sleeps 2-4. The bunkhouse is available during the warmer months for an extra $100/night (additional $100 cleaning fee). This bunkhouse has 2 double beds (one a futon), a kitchen and toilet facilities.

There are plenty of outdoor sitting and eating areas.

The house is ten minutes from Ojai and 7 miles from Ventura and the beach. It is 40 minutes south of Santa Barbara and one and half hour (traffic permitting!) from LAX. Excellent location for day trips to Los Angeles Botanical Gardens and Art galleries and all that LA has to offer. Also close are the Santa Ynez and Santa Barbara wineries.

Please contact Jo O’Connell at if you wish to check dates and book the cottage or visit the nursery.

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The cottage is priced at USD$185.00/night minimum 3 day stay.

Weekly & Monthly bookings at a reduced rate. Please email for your rate if a week or more (until we have our website set up to accommodate our garden stays).