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Los Angeles Historic Landmark

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Los Angeles Historic Landmark

2 guests1 bedroom1 bed1.5 bathrooms
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1.5 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the guest suite to yourself.
Sparkling clean
7 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

Welcome to our California Historic Landmark against the San Gabriel Mountains. This estate was made famous not only by the author, Zane Grey , but it's architect, Myron Hunt who also designed the Rose Bowl, Huntington Library and The Pasadena Public Library. A rare and magical opportunity for anyone interested in California History and Architecture in the hear of beautiful Altadena. We have more than an acre of combined vegetable gardens, fruit trees and outdoor areas for our guests to enjoy.


Free parking on premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide detector
The host hasn't reported a carbon monoxide detector on the property.

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed



28 reviews
Stylish space
Outstanding hospitality
Quick responses
Liz User Profile
October 2019
This is a gem of a place to stay in wonderful Altadena. I love being here. This beautiful, historic home was the long-time residence of American frontier writer Zane Grey. One gets a sense of California history being in this great airbnb. It has old-world charm, two large and…
Meghan User Profile
October 2019
Very grand space, as other reviewers noted. The other tenants living in the house are wonderful and make you feel very welcome. The history and unique setting of the estate make the place really special. The small shower/bathroom is completely functional, modern but is…
Leslie User Profile
August 2019
The Zane Grey AirBnb is grand. Literally grand. Guests have access to a huge space; it is actually so big that it feels like a hike from the bedroom to the very well stocked kitchen. This was our second stay and we felt completely at home. The rooms are large to very large and…
Leslie User Profile
August 2019
To stay on the estate of a renowned writer is certainly a privilege. This is a mansion that feels saturated with history. The AirBnb includes private access to 3000 sq ft of carefully restored rooms - the entire first floor with two well appointed bedrooms, a large comfortable…
Margaret User Profile
July 2019
Fun to stay in a historic house and to actually experience a tad about how it was like 100 years ago. Very nice tenants and everyone provided a lot of information. Great selection of local history books. Fresh eggs and coffee for your morning omelet. Wonderful kitchen for cooking…
Stepheni User Profile
June 2019
Value was 10 stars. Space includes 2 bedrooms, large sitting room, full kitchen, sun room, formal dining room. Space is comfortable and beautiful, and peaceful. Friendly dogs and hosts. Fantasic touches, like house roasted coffee and fresh eggs. You need to stay here if your…
Martha User Profile
Response from Martha:
Hi Stepheni-Sorry about the recycling bin and water cups. I think the cleaning people forgot to check the bin and left their water while cleaning. Too didn't do a walk thru before you arrived-oops!
June 2019
Ann User Profile
May 2019
Wonderful, beautiful place! Host was prompt with communication. Everything we needed was provided. Lovely area.

Hosted by Martha

Altadena, CAJoined in April 2012
Martha User Profile
67 Reviews
Greetings and salutations- I'm an artist and graphic designer from San Francisco, living in Altadena with my boyfriend and a couple of rescue pups at the Zane Grey Estate-a wonderful and historic place I get to call home. We keep busy at home with bees, chickens, fruit trees…
Interaction with guests
We live on the property in a separate building so either Steve or I will check you in and offer you a quick tour of the property (at your request). We are always available for any questions and tips! If we aren't home or you are checking in after hours, we will give you…
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The neighbourhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 4PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 4PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • No parties or events