1. Vacation Home RentalVacation Home Rental
  2. United StatesUnited States
  3. CaliforniaCalifornia
  4. Los AngelesLos Angeles
Excellent based on 14 Reviews
4 Guests
2 Bedrooms
1 Bathroom
With a combination of spectacular view and luxury camping, the "Tiny Tiki Trailer Hideaway" is a unique glamping experience. Relax and retreat on a sandstone mesa, where nobody will find you at this extraordinary gettaway. Our 1954 vintage retro-palace-on-wheels, patio, and a shady gazebo offer an unforgettable highlight of your travels. Please read entire listing and rules. No smoking, Guests must have a car of their own or a rental car.

Far from crowds and traffic is the inimitable Tiny Tiki Trailer Retro Hideaway. Open sky, 360 degree dramatic valley and city views and sandstone cliffs will surround you.
See Pictures! Design Driven Travel! Ready to make sweet memories ??
Please check map! Where is Chatsworth Lake Manor? Located in NW San Fernando Valley, it feels remote and for some is too remote.... yet we're close enough for exploring Los Angeles and Ventura.
"Gypsy", our 24 ft. 1954 Spartan Manor has a private double bed, kitchen and a bathroom with shower. The kitchen has gas stove top, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, refrigerator, pots, pans, cutlery and vintage dinnerware. A custom daybed, dining area and library are in the forward "observation lounge".
Outfitted for private, luxurious relaxation the Tiny Tiki Trailer Retro Hideaway large cliff-top patio has 2 chaises, 2 armchairs, a loveseat and dining table. Take a nap, enjoy cocktails, tea, coffee or dinner al fresco. The gazebo, with an outdoor double bed is available May 1st to November 1st. Living spaces are fully electric and have A/C. 1 small bathroom only.
Rules! : #1 House Rule: Due to extreme fire hazard, no smoking allowed ANYWHERE in our tinder surrounded neighborhood. You must travel 1 mile to local store to smoke. No vaping. Details, other rules, please read all.
Due to no phone land-line we are somewhat off-grid. Hot Spot-Router, Bluetooth sound system, speakers and 24" Smart TV with Netflix supplied. We enjoy great wifi reception. The TTReHi internet experience may not include what you expect or are accustomed to. So come, enjoy, and unplug.
The 1 1/2 mile gated driveway is a steep old paved road. Not recommended for road sissies. Gate code access provided. Close to 118 major freeway, and near north end of Topanga Blvd. Free outdoor parking.
2 Night MINIMUM. 12 Night MAXIMUM, 10% Discount over 6 nights stay.
This desert ( it is So Cal, after all-- so expect Summer Heat!!) luxury camping experience is sited at natures doorstep with miles of breathtaking hiking trails to enjoy --tag along with us and Bella in the cool morning air!
Did you always want to sleep in an Airstream? They are the Mercedes' of the vintage trailer world. Spartans, like an old Bentley, are more collectible due to unrivalled mid-century design, monocoque aircraft construction and beautiful real wood paneling and cabinetry throughout. Ours is restored and retain their original beauty and function.
All seen only here for our guests delight, Tiny Tiki Retro Hideaway is furnished with one of a kind designer textiles and ceramics, real 1950's decor, and many irreplaceable custom items sourced from recycled, reclaimed and repurposed materials. Please be careful in the Tiny Tiki Retro Hideaway. Enjoy it respectfully as if it were your own Grandmother's treasured gettaway.
Although well equipped, please remember "Gypsy " is about the size of a private train car. The bed is a double size. (75" x 54" ) Cozy living quarters and 'character' are part of the experience, like a Tiny House.
Nearby: In historic Chatsworth town restaurants, bars and shopping are 3 miles drive away. Downtown Los Angeles and Hollywood are 27 miles away. Disneyland is 65 miles away, Universal City 26 miles, and Malibu beaches are 24 miles away; timing is all depending on traffic. Stoney Point world class rock climbing is 15 minutes, Magic Mountain 6 Flags and the Reagan Library are 1/2 hour away.
If you choose this location you must drive a car of your own or a rental. No Ubering. PLEASE NOTE GOOGLE MAPS does NOT get YOU to our property! It's best to meet you 1 mile away, so you can follow us up here the 1st time..
There are 5 local watch dogs: 50 yards our Bella, 100 yards 1 dog, 300 yards 2 other dogs; all are fenced in. You will hear dogs barking during your stay here. About once per year we see a rattlesnake and a tarantula. But not at the same time, and sometimes they are dead already.
** No Kids, No Pets: Children over age 10 only must be pre-approved by host prior to booking. Unsafe place for younger children or pets due no containment, no child proofing, wild animals, unfenced cliff and steep terrain.
** Sorry, No Self Check In. Personal introduction to the hideaway will be done by us while welcoming you. Your hosts Julia and Michael live next door. We are flexible and your contentment is important to us, so please visit, ask or call if you have any needs or questions. We hope your stay at the Tiny Tiki Trailer Retro Hideaway is super comfortable!
Rules! : #1 House Rule: Due to extreme fire hazard, no smoking allowed ANYWHERE in our tinder surrounded neighborhood. You must travel 1 mile to local store to smoke. No vaping.
Violators will be asked to leave, and will not be refunded. There are regularly county-wide police enforced bans on outdoor burning of any sort.
High fire danger exists during most of the year. There might be a 'red flag' event of sustained high winds (55mph +) or an extreme temperature event (104 + degrees ).
# Quiet after TEN PM.
# No pets.
# No parties.
# All guests must sign personal injury/ liability release and rental agreement.
# Smoking prohibited indoors or outdoors ie no smoking or vaping anywhere on our property. >>>Smokers, vapers >> Please do not request booking.
# Not suitable or safe for children. Uneven terrain. Wild animals. Not a contained or a child-proof environment at all.
# No wheelchair access. Multi-level patio. Wooden steps up to trailers.

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Guest Access

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ttt-zone Romance    https://www.houfy.com/6356
There's just something about our Tiny Tiki Trailer Zone that is just so romantic. It's quiet,
Bella the Beauty   https://www.houfy.com/6356
If you come to the Tiny Tiki Trailer Zone, you will meet a resident princess who watches over her domain
Gypsy the Spartan Manor.   https://www.houfy.com/6356
All about our vintage trailer.When you arrive at the Tiny Tiki Trailer Zone, you may be flabbergasted
Rock Climbers Paradise  https://www.houfy.com/6356
Stoney Point, an LA city park, is part of the mostly sandstone Simi Hills in the Santa Susanna
Santa Susanna Pass  https://www.houfy.com/lodging/6356
There are several trails leading out from the Tiny Tiki Trailer Zone. Once you leave the Zone only a
The Woolsey Fire  https://www.houfy.com/6356
It's a tough time every year when you can never let your guard down and live in constant terror
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Living Area350 Sqft
Check In 3PM - 7PM
Check Out12PM (noon)

Please take the time to read the entire listing before inquiries. We live in the house right near the Zone. We are very flexible and hope for your complete happiness while here. We would prefer to rent to non smokers and non vapers due to potential catastrophic damage to the fine trailers, textiles and the entire neighborhood. We will meet you and guide you to the Zone upon your arrival at The Market @ 23400 Lake Manor Drive, Chatsworth 91311. We need you to sign, scan and return your Rental Agreement and Release of Liability forms before booking is completed. Thank You!!

Sleeping Configuration
Sleeping cabin Gypsy
  • Double
2This is the bed inside the Spartan. 1 bathroom inside Gypsy the Spartan only.
Babe, 2 single beds total with foam pads and sleeping bags.
  • Single
1This bed is available for singles. Bathroom is inside Gypsy.
Small trailer
  • Single
12nd single bed available inside "Babe".
Outdoor Curtained bed in Gazebo, available Nov 1st to May 1st only
  • Double
2This canopy double bed is curtained. Bathroom is inside Gypsy. There is one bathroom, with shower, toilet and sink.
No Pets Allowed
No Smoking Allowed
Not Family/Kid Friendly
Not Handicap Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
Parking Included
Free parking right near the Zone. Driveway has access gate with code.

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Iron & Board
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
What we supply
We supply shampoo, conditioner, liquid soap, dish soap and paper towels. Plus items in the list.
Enjoy the patio at any time, it's very comfortable. See pictures. Even in winter there are lovely warm days in the desert environment of LA.
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
Stereo/DVD Player
Our internet service may not be what you are used to. Bring a roku stick if you plan to watch TV.
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
The galley is fully equipped with cooking tools, pots pans, vintage silverware and vintage dinnerware handmade in Santa Monica in the 1950's.
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher
Fire extinguisher is under the sink.


Rock climbing

Photos (39)

Outdoor table with four chairs and umbrella. Vintage dinnerware service. - "TINY TIKI RETRO HIDEAWAY" CLIFF-TOP VIEW
Looking towards the back of "Gypsy" the mid-century-palace-on wheels.  - "TINY TIKI RETRO HIDEAWAY" CLIFF-TOP VIEW
The twin size daybed settee in the observation lounge, custom built by designer. - "TINY TIKI RETRO HIDEAWAY" CLIFF-TOP VIEW
Living and dining area.  Dining table, vintage dishes and vintage silver(plated) ware. - "TINY TIKI RETRO HIDEAWAY" CLIFF-TOP VIEW
The double bed inside the "Gypsy". Custom made one of a kind textiles. Ralph Lauren linens. Quiet breezes blow at night. Refreshing. - "TINY TIKI RETRO HIDEAWAY" CLIFF-TOP VIEW



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My husband and I are in our 50's and live near Los Angeles. We have a beautiful dog. We love travel, exploring on foot, sailing and custom building. We are gourmet cooks and love entertaining. It's quite fun to have friends over. We feel blessed to have each other and our own peaceful corner of California.
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Speaks: English , French , Spanish
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Getting around

You must have a car to stay at the Zone. There are public buses that run into Los Angeles and all over the Valley floor and on Topanga Blvd, but not past our neighborhood. There is a Metro Orange Line , Metro Link and Amtrak train station 3 miles away in Chatsworth.

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"TINY TIKI RETRO HIDEAWAY" CLIFF-TOP VIEW is a Camper/RV located in Los Angeles, California, United States. This Camper/RV is available for short term lodging and accommodates 4 guests. "TINY TIKI RETRO HIDEAWAY" CLIFF-TOP VIEW has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and was listed on Houfy on Jan 2019


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