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Luxurious Family Friendly NON SMOKING Guest house in Hollywood

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Bedrooms 2, Bathrooms 2, Sleeps 6

Location! Location! Location!

You can enjoy all that LA and Hollywood have to offer minutes away and come 'home' to the quiet and exclusive Hancock Park neighborhood to refresh and get a good nights sleep before another event filled day!

Our home

Located in the exclusive and historic neighborhood of Hancock Park just south of Hollywood. Our 2 bedroom, 2 bath guest house features 900 square feet of family friendly contemporary luxury inside and private 300 square foot outdoor patio with your own grill!

We are a 100% non-smoking property inside and out (including yards). If anyone in your group smokes, we are not the right property for you.

We require stays of 5 nights or longer. Shorter stays will incur additional charges if exceptions are approved. Base rates are calculated on 4 guests or under. Additional guests will be charged additional fees regardless of age. We appreciate your understanding.

We are not a "party house" and do not allow events (weddings, parties, fundraisers, etc..) at our property. We have great respect for our neighbors and make sure we do not allow usage of our home that would interfere with the peace and quiet of our residential neighborhood.We have a minimum age requirement for renters in order to help with this issue. We appreciate your understanding.

Indoor Living Areas

Large Living room - 16 foot vaulted exposed beam ceilings and 50" "Smart" TV

Dining room - seats 6

Office area - desk and printer

Play loft space - flat screen TV, toys & games.

Contemporary kitchen - quartz countertops, all new appliances (range, fridge, dishwasher, microwave), coffeemaker, toaster, juicer, pots & pans and service for 6

Laundry room - stacked full size washer/ dryer

Beds & Baths

Master - King tempurpedic bed, Flat screen TV with cable & Netflix, bath features large shower, contemporary tiling and great lighting.

Kids room (upstairs) - 2 twin beds, bath features combination tub/ shower and tons of counterspace!

Outdoors

(Shared with the main Estate)

Large gated grassy, back yard

PlayGround (slides, fireman’s pole, rope climb, and swings)

Badminton/ Volleyball court

(Exclusive to Guest house)

Outside patio with dining table & propane BBQ

1 parking space in our driveway

Our neighborhood

Hancock Park, one of the oldest and most exclusive neighborhoods of LA, home to many celebrities and luminaries, past & present. It is centrally located between the San Fernando Valley and the Beach. Only 6 miles from the Film Studios in Burbank (Warner Brothers & Universal) and 10 miles to the beach and the airport in the other direction. We are right around the corner from Paramount Studios as well as CBS Studios and the heart of Hollywood (Hollywood & Highland) just 2 miles north. As you drive around our area you will be reminded of your location as the Holllywood sign in the hills sits above you to the North. Neaby sights include Hollywood's Walk of Fame, Grauman's Chinese, The Dolby Theatre (home of the Oscar's), The Wax Museum and Ripley's Believe it or Not, Staples Center, Dodger's stadium, the Sunset Strip, Pantages Theatre, the Wiltern, the El Rey, Beverly Hills & Rodeo Drive and Downtown LA (Chinatown, Grand Market, Little Tokyo). Nearby museums include LACMA, MOCA, The Broad, Natural History, LaBrea Tar Pits.

We look forward to meeting you on your LA Vacation!

More Details

Property Manager
Sharlotte Blake
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 November, 2017

About Sharlotte Blake

I am originally from the East Coast via Philadelphia & New York and settled in Los Angeles in 1999. I met my husband, originally from LA, in Los Angeles and we have a young son. I have worked in Entertainment for much of my adult life in both Music and Film. I also love design and real estate and owning Vacation Rentals has been a wonderful experience for me.

Why Sharlotte Blake chose Greater Wilshire / Hancock Park

We love the neighborhood of Hancock Park and always wanted to live there. We bought the home in 2004 and have been lovingly restoring it to it's 1927 grandeur ever since. Once we had a child of our own, we realized how much nicer it is to have a 'house' when we travel so we decided to renovate our guest house so we could share it with people like yourselves for your vacation or business stays in our beautiful city.

What makes this house unique

You will love the contemporary feel of our guest house. You will feel like you are staying in the modern luxury of a high end hotel like the W or the Mondrian but without the cost, or the noise. The back yard you walk through to get to your house gives you a feeling of being away in a beautiful setting and you will forget you are actually in the heart of the city. It's the best of all worlds, quiet and restful but near all the attractions LA has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We had a lovely stay at your place and thoroughly enjoyed our time in LA. The location was just perfect for our needs and the accommodation was beautiful and very very comfortable. We will definitely look you up again next time we are in LA.
Aug 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Greater Wilshire / Hancock Park in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please see our rental agreement for our true cancellation policy. We also offer Trip Cancellation and Trip Hedge (Cancel for any reason) insurance.
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master bedroom features a king size tempurpedic bed. 4 luxurious king size pillows, crisp white sheets and plush blanket and quilt. 2 nightstands with 3 drawers each. A 'understairs' cubby perfect to store shoes or luggage. iPhone/pod/pad charger/dock on clock radio with nature sounds. Closet in bedroom and flat screen tv with cable, roku and remote control. Upstairs bedroom is perfect for kids with 2 twin beds ipod/phone/pad charger/ dock with nature sounds.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Bathrooms: Plenty of light and towels in both bathrooms. Upstairs has deep soaking tub & shower. Downstairs has big shower. Plenty of storage in both. Very clean and newly renovated.

Reviews

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Luxurious Family Friendly NON SMOKING Guest house in Hollywood
average rating of 4.87931 based on 70 reviews
Kalispell
5

Great cottage in a great neighborhood!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Sharlotte's cottage for over two weeks and loved it. The neighborhood is safe, beautiful and historic. We felt very comfortable and Charlotte was a great host. Location is close to Hollywood and Beverly Hills and everything we wanted to see. We would come back again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 30-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hickory, NC
5

Ideal location for exploring LA

  • 5 of 5

This carriage house has been converted into a modern guest house ideal for a family vacation. My daughter loved sleeping in the upstairs bedroom, the sloped walls of which she said reminded her of camping. There is plenty of outdoor space to relax in as well, including a well-maintained play set. Being a carriage house, it is set far from the street, making it very quiet at night in an already quiet neighborhood. The neighborhood itself is worth exploring - it is full of large, interesting houses. Drive times are reasonable to lots of LA attractions, such as Griffith Park, the La Brea Tar Pits, Santa Monica, etc. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SAN FRANCISCO
5

Lovely retreat in Hancock Park

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our 5 night stay at this stylish guesthouse on a Hancock Park estate.

Immaculate, private, quiet, spacious, and comfortable in every aspect. New construction with every amenity. Close to the Grove, Larchmont Village, Melrose, etc.--perfect Mid-Wilshire base. Thank you, Sharlotte, for a lovely getaway. Look forward to returning!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best place

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay:-) Sharlotte is the best, everything u need u can call here.

The place is clean big and in the best neighbourhood.

Next time again :-)

  • Review Submitted: 01-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely guest house

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at this lovely guest house in Hollywood. The owner was there to greet us & we enjoyed talking with her. The best part of the house was the upstairs bedroom which literally was designed for kids.

There is a play area with TV, a unique small bedroom with 2 twin beds & a nice little bathroom with tub. Our son loved it!

We enjoyed the downstairs too while lounging in the living room watching movies with our son. The small kitchen was more than adequate. There are no kitchen spices, oil, or condiments to cook with so remember to bring your own.

The grounds are beautiful with a large playset for kids. The rental is close to the main house but the renters did not bother us. It sits on a street with lovely houses & convenient for sightseeing & shopping.

I rated this lovely house with 4 stars because if you are traveling with little ones, there are a few safety issues that could be easily resolved. The big glass table in the living room needs corners covered as do all 3 beds. The 3 of us left with a few bruises & scrapes from the corners. As I said, this could be easily fixed & then you would be worry-free in this beautiful setting Marcy, Rod & Zak

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Loved the property and location

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location in the heart of LA and a beautiful neighborhood. Everything exactly as described and the guest house was immaculate . Enjoyed everything about it!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Hollywood Walk of Fame
The Grove
Universal Studios
Runyon Canyon Park
Rodeo Drive Beverly Hills
Staples Center
Griffith Park
California Science Center
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
Pantages Theatre
Beverly Center
Magic Castle
Osteria Mozza
Santa Monica Pier
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center
Venice Beach (California)
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Other Activities:

The Getty Center

Location! You can enjoy all that LA and Hollywood have to offer minutes away and come 'home' to the quiet and exclusive Hancock Park neighborhood to refresh and get a good nights sleep before another event filled day!

Hancock Park is one of the oldest and most exclusive neighborhoods of Los Angeles. We are centrally located between the San Fernando Valley and the Beach. Only 6 miles from the Film Studios in Burbank (Warner Brothers & Universal) and 10 miles to the beach and the airport in the other direction. We are right around the corner from Paramount Studios as well as CBS Studios. As you drive around our area you will be reminded of your location as the Holllywood sign in the hills sits above you to the North.

Located just South of the heart of Hollywood, Hancock Park boasts large homes and estates established in the 1920's & 1930's. Formerly home to such luminaries as Walt Disney, the Warner Brothers, Nat King Cole, Francis Ford Coppola and William Randolph Hearst. Many celebrities and luminaries in the film & TV industry currently reside in Hancock Park in it's stately mansions on quiet tree lined streets. Hancock Park is also home to many Foreign consulates. Occasionally our quiet neighborhood does get a bit of excitement when President Obama comes to visit the homes of TV Producer John Wells, Film Producer & Will Smith's partner, James Lassiter, or the home of Melanie Griffith & Antonio Banderas. Prince William & his wife Kate were also hosted recently at the UK Consulate General's home in the neighborhood. The beautiful homes and quiet streets of our neighborhood provide a fantastic setting for a romantic evening walk or your daily morning jog.

Bordering Hancock Park on the East and a short walk from our home is the quaint Larchmont Village. A 'local' spot for a fabulous Sunday Farmer's market, many restaurants and great coffee shops & ice cream shops as well as some wonderful local specialty shops.

You are only 2 miles from the Heart of Hollywood. See the sights on Hollywood's Walk of Fame, stop by Grauman's Chinese Theatre to see the handprints of the star's, The Wax Museum and Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum are always great fun as well.

For shopping and the occasional celebrity spotting check out The Grove at Farmers Market, only 1.5 miles away. Next to the Grove is Pan Pacific Park where you can run, relax, and picnic. There are several playgrounds for the kids, and many fields for soccer, baseball & more. The Original Farmer's Market, established in 1934 is nearby at 3rd & Fairfax. It has both fresh produce every day as well as great restaurants of all types, from Parisian crepes to Mexican tacos, to Indonesian fare, Brazilian dishes and more. You can also buy fresh fish, meat and produce to bring home and cook on your own grill! The whole family can find something they like with the variety at this outdoor market.

A morning hike at nearby Runyan Canyon is a must for the vacationer as is a scenic drive on Mullholland Drive. Lookout points along the drive will give you amazing views you've only seen in the movies of both Los Angeles and 'the Valley'. Disneyland, Knotts Berry Farm, Six Flags at Magic Mountain are all within a 45 minute drive. Universal Studios City Walk & Theme Park are a mere 15 minutes away. You can even take the subway there from Hollywood!

For fine dining nearby Mario Battali's Osteria Mozza is within walking distance as are other great restaurants for French, Italian and Asian fare. If you are interested in sporting events, theater, concerts or other live music events, we are located within 5-15 minutes from the Staples Center & Nokia theatre, Dodger's stadium, the world famous Sunset Strip, the Kodak Theater (home to the Oscar's), the Pantages Theatre, the Wiltern, the El Rey, the Hollywood Palladium and many many more. Due to our location at the bottom of the hill, when outside in the evening you can often hear the music wafting down the hill from the Hollywood Bowl or glimpse fireworks displays on special occasions from The Grove. The Wilshire Country Club's 4th of July fireworks display is always a treat to watch from the front yard.

We are equidistant from the Bob Hope airport in Burbank and LAX International airport. We are about 10 miles from horseback riding at Griffith Park and 10 miles to theBeaches in the other direction.

Explore the 'non-Hollywood' part of LA too nearby and treat yourself to the rich traditions and cuisines in nearby Thai town, Korea Town, China Town & Little Tokyo.

Los Angeles also boasts a thriving art and cultural community and we are nearby the Los Angeles Contemporary Museum of Art as well as the Geffen at MOCA, the Disney Center, The LA Museum of Natural History, the LA Tar Pits & Paige Museum and the Los Angeles Zoo.

You can't beat our location to explore all LA has to offer without spending your day in the car. We are in the center of it all!

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