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Craftsman Venice Cottage Close to Beach

Bedrooms 1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

Fully renovated and furnished cottage; bright, airy and clean; 4 blocks from the beach; steps away from trendy Abbot Kinney.

Nice private patio with table and chairs to enjoy California outdoor living

Excellent location; walking distance to :

Venice skatepark, muscle beach and Venice boardwalk : 5min

Famous Venice Canal : 3min

Marina Del Rey Harbour : 30min

Santa Monica Pier and 3rd street promenade :40min

Central Bus station : 3min

LAX airport only 15mn drive

When you stay here a car is not a necessity

Keywords: Cottage, Bungalow

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 February, 2018

What makes this cottage unique

Very clean and well maintained cottage; very friendly neighborhood; peaceful surroundings.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Venice in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • cottage
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Bikes and Surfboards


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(9 traveller reviews)

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Craftsman Venice Cottage Close to Beach
average rating of 4.888889 based on 9 reviews

Super satisfied repeat renters

  • 5 of 5

My husband, toddler and I have rebooked this property at least 5 times. We keep coming back because the location is perfect, the house is clean, cute and elegant, and the host Carmen is readily available and always helpful. The neighbors are also super sweet (the last time we were there we were invited to a small get together next door). For us the location is really perfect - it's a short walk to Abbott Kinney and Gjelina, Intelligentsia, Erewhon etc. Can't say enough great things about this home.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely review.
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Terrific host, great location

  • 5 of 5

I could not have found any better accommodation for two subsequent work trips to the area. Carmen is a fantastic host who makes sure that you do feel right at home at this charming cottage close to the beach, dining and shopping. The pictures on this site can't convey all the cozy little details that reflect the great taste this house has been furnished with.

The wonderful neighbors around are awesome (Thank you, Aurora, for the Octoberfest invite; we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves..) and add to the true feeling of staying at a home away from home. If you are looking to stay in that area, do not stay anywhere else; you will not regret it.

While I may not have another opportunity to come for work anytime soon again, I am considering a trip just for pleasure now that I experienced the area and Carmen's hospitality. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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San Diego

Adorable Cottage in a GREAT LOCATION

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is just adorable and so close to beach, shopping & Venice Canals. I always felt safe to walk my dog at all hours of the night.

I have been in the Travel Industry since 1978 and can't rave enough about Carmen, the owner. She goes beyond anything I have seen to make you comfortable.

Example, she even moved her car because of street cleaning to allow us to park in front of the house.

I have rented this cottage twice, and will surely come back.

Thanks Carmen for always making my trips up from San Diego so relaxing.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carole for your kind words, always a pleasure to see you.
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PERFECT Venice Beach Location!!! (This is our new vacation lodging whenever we're in town)

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I had a girls trip planned and did not have a rental car. Many local friends mentioned what a GREAT location we were in and we couldn't agree more! We rented the bungalow in the back, utilized the bikes for evening boardwalk cruising and the short trip up to Santa Monica, walked 2 blocks over to Abbott Kinney and used the Starline Tour bus (which Carmen mentioned to us) to hitch a ride into LA and do the touristy thing for 2 days. The beach is literally 3-4 blocks from the house!! The bungalows are close and with everyone's windows open you can hear others moving about but everyone was always respectful of the time of day and friendly in passing.

Carmen has thought of everything! Don't worry about packing beach towels, hair dryers, etc...she even had an ironing board. She lives just down the street and was readily available to us if we had any questions. Carmen was ever so helpful and went above and beyond, down to offering us a ride to the airport as she would be headed that way to pick up her sister on the same day as our departure.

I can't say enough about the wonderful experience we had at this lit'l bungalow. We will ABSOLUTELY be keeping in touch with Carmen to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa, FL

Excellent rental, perfect location, lovely owner!

  • 5 of 5

This property was the perfect location to walk to many great shops, restaurants, and the beach. The owner was friendly and very easy to work with. It was very neat and clean and the perfect size for 2. We will be staying here again next time!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: October 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello, It was nice meeting you both, thank you for a nice review. Hope to see you on your next trip. Cheers, Carmen
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Portland, OR

This place is great!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, baby daughter and I stayed in Carmen's bungalow just before the Thanksgiving holiday. What a refreshing, wonderful stay we had in this house! The feel of the house and the neighborhood is so relaxing and laid back. The pictures don't really capture just how charming it is. When we arrived Carmen gave us the scoop on a great pizza place within walking distance, on Abbott Kinney... the street is hopping with activity even though the neighborhood surrounding is quiet. Carmen was really friendly and helpful the whole time, she lives right down the street... not intrusive, just there when you need her. In fact we locked ourselves out with a crying baby inside and luckily we got a hold of Carmen who came right over.

The house is within walking distance from the boardwalk and beach, one of my favorite spots in all of Southern California. We had a great time there and in Santa Monica, Malibu, it was a great home base. Thanks for a great refreshing little vacation at your charming house, Carmen!

  • Review Submitted: 13-Mar-2013
  • Date of Stay: November 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.43

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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