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Gorgeous Deck Views in Legendary Laurel Canyon in the Hollywood Hills

Bedrooms 1
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Enjoy the City views, deer, and the history of Legendary Laurel Canyon

Enjoy the gorgeous views from the deck and three cabanas with an outdoor/ indoor living experience. Luxurious organic comfort California King Bed, with additional sleeping arrangements in the living room of the main house (Two Twin Murphy beds fold out from the wall). Large L couch (very comfortable) as well as Aerobed if needed. You can always add on The Guest Casita #3557926 for another room and bathroom (there is a full lot between the two houses). Sleep under the stars on the deck if you are feeling adventurous.

Perfect location for Pilot Season Actors.

More Details

Kristie Holmes
Member since: 2004
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Greek, Czech, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Hungarian, Arabic, Finnish, Turkish, Mandarin, Google Translator for ALL languages on Website
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 April, 2017

About Kristie Holmes

This is our fourth Laurel Canyon Vacation rental, which shows how much we love the area.

Kristie Holmes purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Kristie Holmes chose Los Angeles area

We fell in love at first sight. Open house was packed, and no one stayed less than an hour. We competed with four other offers and eventually won out.

What makes this cottage unique

Views, Views, Views, and the absolute loveliness and charm...


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Hollywood Hills in Central LA

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Absolutely stunning new tile work
  • Toilet, shower, sink- beautifully tiled with heated towel racks and beautiful lighting.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , California King Organic Luxury Bed
    Living Room, Murphy Beds - 2 Single Bed , Two Murphy Beds, bunk bed style, memory foam mattresses.
  • California King Organic Luxury Bed in Main House bedroom, Two Murphy Beds in Living room on left wall (one high, one low).
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Cancellation Policy: Once payment is made, the requested dates are contracted for. Owner reserves the right to switch guests to the other available home if necessary (due to repairs, disaster or the rare overbooking). Guest will not be charged for higher rates due to a switch stemming from HLC’s needs. Unauthorized use of HLC’s homes for events or parties will result in a loss of your deposit in its entirety, plus any incurred damages. If you cancel, you will get a full refund so long as we can rebook it (minus 15% cancellation and rebooking fee), and the refund will be prorated according to days booked. Know that once you have booked, prospective guests go elsewhere and cancellations/ rebookings are a many- hours process. So please make sure you are committed to your dates. Happy Travels!


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Gorgeous Deck Views in Legendary Laurel Canyon in the Hollywood Hills
average rating of 4.5882354 based on 17 reviews

Great spot to stay to visit LA!

  • 5 of 5

This is a great little home hidden in Laurel Canyon providing great access to LA. As a family of four, we used this as home base and found it to be the perfect spot, particularly for accessing Hollywood, Universal, beaches, Mulholland, etc. The outdoor view is great and it was so nice to be able to use the deck as an extra room, particularly for an early morning "work" spot. Kristi has provided everything you need and is very responsive to questions. We would definitely stay here again when visiting LA!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I had a nice time staying here while in LA. Internet worked well and nice to have washing machines on site. Recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great view of the Laurel Canyon....if you survive the drive & the stairs!

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I were in the LA area for a week and chose this as our homebase. The house itself was nice; small, but great for the two of us. Being midwesterners, now living in Florida, driving up and down the hills and canyons took a bit of getting used to. But getting to the house location is just half the battle. Then there is the trip up the staircase to actually get to the house. It's a small workout all on it's own! Now the owner, the information here, and many other reviews all warn about the stairs, so not complaining, just adding to the commentary to be prepared. But it is all worth it! Once you make it to the house, you are greeted with a fabulous view of the canyon and the homes all nestled in its nooks and crannies. If you take the walk that the owner recommends, you can see some neat homes along the way and some more fabulous canyon views. Sitting on the patio every morning, enjoying a cup of coffee and the view was a wonderful way to start the day. Then when you are ready to join the hustle and bustle of LA, you drive down the canyon and are close to everything! I do highly recommend dinner at PACE...a cozy italian restaurant, at the bottom of the canyon, that features locally sourced ingredients in modern italian dishes. Not only was the food phenomenal, but it's a great place for celebrity sightings. The night we went, we saw Ellen and Portia as well as "Howard" and "Bernedette" (from Big Bang Theory). That's the house, location, and surroundings, but I will also add that the owner was fabulous and accommodating. The night of our arrival was a black out, so other than our headlights (for driving) and phone flashlights (for walking the stairs), there were no lights or power once we got to the house. She kept us informed and did her best to ensure we were as comfortable as possible. Thankfully, it didn't last too long. Overall, a great place to get away from the hustle & bustle of the city, while still feeling very much a part of it.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 31, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful stay and location

  • 5 of 5

Once you get used to the stairs you'll fall in love with this place like we did. This is a great location with quick, easy access to most of the popular LA attractions PLUS provides amazing peacefulness, great views, history, and a little fun quirkiness thrown in.

Our urban vacation had a nice calmness to it - not easy to do with three teenagers and a total of five of us all sharing one bathroom. It was the house and it's location that provided that to us. The kids could come and go as they pleased, relax on the deck, go for a walk, or take a $4 Uber ride down to Hollywood to see the sights. All in all a fantastic stay and one that we'd like to repeat every time we travel to LA.

Thank you Kristie!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Truly great place... stay here, couples or families, it is awesome

  • 5 of 5

My family of 5 stayed here, kids ages 11 to 17... it was absolutely perfect place to stay. Location cannot be beat, a few mins from Hollywood yet once you drive up in the hills, you would think you are 3 hours out of town. The porch is incredible, huge and unreal views of the canyon. Inside of house is top of the line and Kristie is immediately responsive if you need anything. I'm passing this on to our friends / family, recommending they stay here for sure on their next LA visit. Thanks for the hospitality Kristie. The steps are fine by the way, part of the experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing Quiet Property up in the Hollywood Hills

  • 5 of 5

Kristie's Casita is a lovely sanctuary in the hills above Hollywood. Once you ascend the stairs (OK there's a lot of them), you're glad you came. With it's Spanish old world charm and romantic view below it is a delightful respite from the busy city. There are deer that come by your door to enhance the contrast of a place that is less than 5 minutes (by car) from the heart of Hollywood as well as the Sunset strip. Kristie is wonderful and is very responsive to anything that came up. The internet speed is pretty good and the living room is comfortable for lounging with a great L shape couch and mounted flatscreen that has Uverse for your entertainment pleasure. The ultra modern washer/dryer behind the casita is also quite convenient. The kitchen is beautiful and functional. Overall it was a pleasure. Highly recommended for a short or long stay. Thanks Kristie!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a lovely review, which shows the character of this unique space in the Hollywood Hills just as it is! We hope you come back and stay with us again soon.
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Nearest Airport
12 Miles
LAX and Burbank
Car: recommended

We are near the Chateau Marmot, but offer more, with nicer views for a fraction of the cost (a single small hotel room begins at $435/night). AFI Film Fest, Hollywood & Highland, Laurel Canyon, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, Walk of Fame, the Grove, Film Festival, Conference, Music history


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Hollywood Hills, California

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £61.8
Tax Rate 14.0%

GUEST UNIT ADD ON: $139 or $179 if you are only renting the guest unit. While we would love to include as many people as you can get into the house or cover your family reunion, we can't (and we've learned this by experience). We changed our policy by lowering the rate to a double occupancy rate (industry standard) and additional adults are 20USD/night.* Credit card can be used for Damage Deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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