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3 mi. to Beverly Hills, 4 mi. to Hollywood, 8 mi. to Downtown LA, 10 mi. to LAX

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Very central LA location. 1600 sq. ft. 149 sq meters. 2BR/1BA. Private.

BEFORE PROCEEDING, PLEASE NOTE:

* NO SAME DAY RESERVATIONS/ARRIVALS.

* NO DIRECT PAYMENTS TO HOMEOWNER.

* MINIMUM STAY: 3 DAYS

* MAXIMUM STAY: 28 DAYS

* MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY: 4

* NOT AVAILABLE FOR FILM SHOOTS.

* TWO-LEVELS. HAS STAIRS. BATHROOM UPSTAIRS ONLY.

* STREET PARKING ONLY.

* NO STRONG SCENTS.

* NO SMOKING.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

HOW MANY GUESTS ARE ALLOWED?

4 guests only. Infant/child counts as one guest.

HOW MANY BEDROOMS?

2 bedrooms. Both upstairs.

Walk-in closets.

HOW MANY BEDS IN EACH ROOM?

1 bed in each room -- a Double bed (also called Full bed).

54 x 75 in. (137 x 191 cm).

There are no other beds (no airbeds, no baby cribs).

HOW MANY BATHROOMS?

1 upstairs.

HOW BIG IS THE UNIT?

1600 sq. ft. (149 sq meters)

2 levels.

Has stairs.

Upstairs -- 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom

Downstairs - - 1 Living Room. 1 Study. 1 fully equipped kitchen with dining nook. Laundry room.

WHERE DO WE PARK?

Street parking only. There are plenty.

Only on Mondays and Tuesdays -- 12 noon to 3:00 p.m. -- parking restricted to one side of the street only. All other days, parking available on both sides.

IS THE AREA SAFE?

Safe & Quiet. Neighbors are very private. Very light street traffic.

DO WE HAVE THE ENTIRE HOUSE AS SHOWN ON THE PHOTO?

The photo shows the entire house which is a side by side duplex. That means there are two sides. The north side (the rental) & the south side (host's residence). Because it is a duplex, the two sides share a wall. The ONLY COMMON AREAS are: 1) the foyer that leads to separate entrances 2) the laundry room 3) the front and back yards. HOST DOES NOT HAVE ACCESS TO RENTAL DURING GUEST'S STAY.

IS THERE AIR-CONDITIONING?

No air conditioning.

Electric fans provided.

Screened windows open.

IS ANY MEAL PROVIDED?

No.

WHAT ARE PROVIDED?

Bed sheets, linens

Towels

Toiletries

Toilet paper

Paper towels

Iron/Board

Cleaning supplies

Cookware, utensils, dinnerware, glassware, silverware

WHAT IS ARRIVAL TIME?

Check in: no earlier than 3p.

Early arrivals (before 3p) will be charged $85.

Late arrivals (after 8p) will be charged a $30 convenience fee. Payable in cash upon arrival before turnover of keys.

NO ARRIVAL AFTER 10P.

WHAT IS DEPARTURE TIME?

Check out: no later than 11a.

Late departures (after 11a) will be charged $85 payable in cash.

Late departures (after 3p) will be charged $139 for 2 guests, $169 for 3 guests, $199 for 4 guests.

Payable in cash prior to departure.

CAN I MAKE RESERVATIONS FOR OTHER PEOPLE?

No third party reservation. The party making the reservation is the party who will be actually staying and will be present at arrival.

WHAT IS THE MINIMUM AGE FOR BOOKING A RESERVATION?

21 years old.

ARE WE ALLOWED TO HAVE GUESTS?

ONLY REGISTERED GUESTS ARE ALLOWED IN THE PREMISES AT ALL TIMES. If you have more people in your party and/or are different than who you have declared on your reservation, you will be refused accommodations and all payments and deposits will be forfeited. Please be prepared to show identification.

IS THE RENTAL SAFE FOR CHILDREN?

Children are welcome. However, the rental unit is not childproofed and has stairs leading to the second level. An adult registered guest assumes full and sole responsibility to monitor and safeguard the children in the home. This same supervision applies to the elderly.

WHAT ELSE SHOULD WE KNOW?

1. Large recreational craft, boats, trailers, RV’s etc. are not allowed near, around or on the property.

2. Completely smoke-free home, in and out. This includes e-cigarettes.

3. No strong perfumes, colognes, incense, candles.

4. No illegal substances including medicinal marijuana.

5. Moderate alcohol consumption. Drunkenness and/or errant behavior resulting from intoxication will be subject to immediate eviction and forfeiture of all paid monies.

6. No pets.

7. Rental address should not be used as your mailing address at any time.

8. No firearms and incendiary devices.

9. Please take out trash regularly.

10. Please be mindful of unnecessary water and power consumption. Do not leave lights on while you are away.

11. Please do not disturb next door neighbors.

12. Please keep noise at a reasonable level at all times. Quiet time between 10pm-8am.

13. One set of keys will be provided, a 2nd set available upon request. Lost key charge, $25.

14. Plumbing care. A list of items that must not be put in the sinks and toilet will be provided.

15. There is no maid service. Do enjoy the facilities (e.g. backyard, BBQ, laundry room etc.) but please clean up after use.

WHAT ARE PRE-DEPARTURE REQUIREMENTS?

1. Clear out refrigerator of all food and beverage.

2. Empty all trash bins.

3. Do not leave dirty dishes, kitchenware etc.

By proceeding with the booking, you acknowledge that you have read and understood the entire listing and that you consent to abide by the House Rules.

In addition, you understand that any violation of the House Rules may result in the forfeiture of all monies paid in addition to immediate termination of your stay.

More Details

Owner
Elizabeth Caragay Watts-Russell
Member since: 2014
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 January, 2018

About Elizabeth Caragay Watts-Russell

Hello! My biggest passion are my three lovely sons all grown up all too soon. 24, 23 and 19. My other huge passion is hospitality. I have been in the hotel industry for over two decades. I have been affiliated with reputable hotel brands such as Sheraton, Hilton and InterContinental Hotel Group, Radisson and Sofitel and some boutique brands. I am presently in the conference and convention industry. I help organizations with site selection for their conferences anywhere in the world. So I do know a thing or two about what constitutes a well-appointed and welcoming interim home for any guest. My other huge passion is travel. I am especially enamored with Europe. I am a news junkie, enjoy movies, concerts, theatre, political satire, wine & restaurants.

Elizabeth Caragay Watts-Russell purchased this house in 1992

Why Elizabeth Caragay Watts-Russell chose Mid-Wilshire

I have owned my home for over twenty years. It is on a lovely tree-lined residential street with very charming Spanish style homes built in the late 1920's. Location does not get any more central than this for exploring Los Angeles. Very private neighbors. It is a quiet neighborhood with easy access to the bustle of town.

What makes this house unique

One will immediately feel at home here with its tastefully furnished interiors, warm, cozy and homey. It has all the comforts of home. Although the Host lives/works next door, she is friendly but unobtrusive. It has a huge backyard where one can relax amidst lemon trees, bougainvilleas, palm trees and succulents.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mid-Wilshire in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • ONLY REGISTERED GUESTS ARE ALLOWED IN THE PREMISES. Infraction will result in immediate eviction and forfeiture of all monies paid.
  • No Large recreational craft, boats, trailers, RV’s etc. are not allowed near, around or on the property.
  • Drunkenness and/or errant behavior resulting from intoxication will be subject to immediate eviction and forfeiture of of all paid monies.
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Very spacious. Lots of storage.
  • Lots of counter, drawer and cabinet space. Provided: 1. Toiletries - start-up supply 2. First Aid Kit 3. Toilet paper 4. Cleaning products
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom East - 1 Double Bed , Spacious bedroom with large walk-in closet facing backyard.
    Bedroom West - 1 Double Bed , Spacious bedroom with huge walk-in closet, faces front yard.
  • Two very spacious bedrooms upstairs. Both get very good, warm light. Walk-in closets. Bedroom West has a good-size desk/hutch with high-back leather seat. Overlooks the street. Bedroom East overlooks the backyard draped in bougainvillea and gets generous sunlight in the morning. Features a desk, distressed leather armchair and a beanbag.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Notes:
Very centrally located. Best location from which to explore Los Angeles.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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3 mi. to Beverly Hills, 4 mi. to Hollywood, 8 mi. to Downtown LA, 10 mi. to LAX
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 24 reviews
5

Beautiful home in a quiet, safe neighborhood and centrally located

  • 5 of 5

My husband and adult son stayed in this beautiful home for 5 days. The rental is every bit as nice as shown in the pictures and is very homey and comfortable. The decor to the rental is very warm and inviting. You cannot beat its central location. Just a few minutes any direction and you find all kinds of cool, unique things to see. It comes with a kitchen that is fully stocked with most everything you would need to cook some meals. The patio/backyard area is a very nice place to go to have your morning coffee in peace. The beds are very comfortable. As indicated, the unit does not have central air conditioning; however, fans are provided so we found this to not be a problem at all. The owner is very attentive and checks in to make sure you don't need anything and to make sure you are comfortable. Simply put, this place is beautiful, very roomy, and comfortable. I have no suggestions as far as improvements because, in my opinion, how it is currently offered and the amenities it includes are perfect the way they are. My daughter now lives in LA. I would gladly stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Becky and her family were so self-sufficient and low maintenance. They left my place in impeccable condition. Thank you, Becky, for your kind review. I look forward to your future stay.
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Long weekend - April 2017

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed a nice weekend, close to everything we were interested in seeing. The home was a nice duplex that had everything we needed. There is a privacy hedge and security gate entering the yard. We think the air conditioning confusion is due to the Homeaway website. If you hover over the "Air Conditioning" under amenities, it will state "No air conditioning". Unless you do that, it looks like air conditioning is available. It was warm one night, but there were fans available, so no big deal. The host was very gracious and we would stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Apr-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words! I hope HomeAway will address the website issue you cited which is unfortunate. The absence of air-conditioning, however, is clearly stated on the listing description itself. I always urge all prospective guests to thoroughly review the listing description to ensure that the home's features are a good match for their needs and expectations. I exercise diligent full disclosure on my listing description because as a frequent guest of short-term rentals myself, I want to ensure that the home I will be renting has all the features that are important to me. I look forward to another occasion to host you in the foreseeable future.
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5

A great stay in LA!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for 5 days, and everything about this property was pretty great.

Elizabeth is incredibly organized, checks in often enough to make you feel cared for (but in no way is intrusive), and has her guests' comfort in mind in many ways. We had bottled water, milk, and some coffee available upon our check-in, which was welcome, since we arrived late afternoon, had dinner plans, and did not have time to shop for these things for the morning.

If I were pressed to mention anything that some random person may really need to know, I'd only say this:

The bathroom is upstairs, which was clear to us in the photos, but some people may want that pointed out. It was not an issue for us.

The bathroom had a dripping shower and a slow-draining sink. The first is under repairs (so probably a non-issue for next guest), and the latter was brought to her attention, and I'm sure Elizabeth will remedy it! We only felt bad because it was a bit harder to keep tidy, and the rest of the house is so immaculate!

Make sure you are aware of the no-fragrance rule. I actually appreciated this, as I know some women like to douse themselves with pungent perfumes which tend to hang around in the air for days. The house only smells fresh and clean, and I'm sure that is why. I worried a bit, because EVERYTHING has a fragrance these days (hair products, etc.), but I think it's just the pervasive lingering ones that she does not allow. This includes room fragrances, candles, etc. In return, you get a sparkling fresh place to rent!

Lastly, if I were to mention anything that we in particular would 'improve,' it would be the sheets. Although incredibly soft and luxurious-feeling, we are fussy about sleeping in 100% cotton. But that's just us. It was such a minor thing compared to all the good things this place has going on.

I regret that I didn't know Elizabetth might have joined us for a glass of wine when we returned from our excursions. I would have loved to have spent more time chatting with her. She is witty and bright and full of good energy.

The house is in a superb location, with very easy access to all the usual sights, and some not so usual ones as well! I will definitely stay there again if I am in the area. Another big thanks to our hostess!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joe, you were delightful guests and wished that we crossed paths more. A good excuse to have you as guests again in the forseeble future 😊򒠠I am glad you enjoyed your stay in my home and in the city. Very grateful for your positive and constructive comments.
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5

Lovely home. Comfortable, quiet.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our stay. Loved the house. Host was professional and helpful. Would definitely return.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sheila and Ken were wonderful guests and would welcome another opportunity to host them!
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Crestview, Forida
4

Wonderful property in the perfect location!

  • 4 of 5

We were in Los Angeles for an extended stay (two weeks) and Elizabeth's home was perfect for our needs. Everything was provided (she even left us umbrellas for the rare rainy day!) and there were plenty of nearby options for shopping and sightseeing. The property was very secure, well-maintained, and quite comfortable. If you are considering this property please note the single bathroom is located on the second floor. As we had an elderly member in our party this did pose a bit of a minor inconvenience. Overall though we enjoyed the property and Elizabeth's hospitality. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review! It was a pleasure to have you as my guests! Please note that my rental description is very thorough and clear about the layout of the rental -- describing each room and where it is located -- including the bathroom -- so that prospective guests can decide if it is suitable for them.
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Valley Village
5

Excellent place! Accommodating owner. Would stay again.

  • 5 of 5

Elizabeth was extremely accommodating, organized and the apartment was extremely clean. Welcome packet and binder with all local restaurants & activities was provided. The place was wel furnished and extremely clean. Very large space for at least 2 people. Nice neighborhood that's centrally

Located to farmers market, Beverly Hills and mid city.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I could not have had a better guest! Left my home immaculate. And, great communication. Please...would welcome you back any time! Thank you!
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Location

Nearest Airport
9.6 Miles
Los Angeles Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Chic Wine Bar
Nearest Golf
3.7 Miles
Rancho Park Golf Club
Nearest Train
2.6 Miles
Culver City Station
Nearest Motorway
1.8 Miles
Santa Monica Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
CJ's Cafe
Nearest Beach
7.5 Miles
Venice Beach

DISTANCE TO KEY AREAS AND ATTRACTIONS (in miles)

Cities

Beverly Hills 3

Hollywood 4.5

Venice Beach 7.5

Santa Monica 9

Marina del Rey 9.5

Downtown LA 8.5

Shopping

Rodeo Drive 2.5

Westfield Century City 4

The Beverly Center 1.5

The Grove 1.5

Museums

Museum of Tolerance 2.5

Los Angeles County Museum of Art 1.4

Museum of Contemporary Art 8

The Getty Center 9

Natural History Museum of LA County 7.4

Music Venues

Hollywood Bowl 5.7

Nokia Theatre 7.6

Disney Concert Hall 9.1

Greek Theatre 8.5

Theatre

Pantages Theatre 5.3

Dorothy Chandler Pavilion 8.5

The Ahmanson Theatre 8.7

Movies

Sony Pictures Studios 3.6

Grauman's Chinese Theatre 4.5

The Studios at Paramount 4.5

Universal Studios Hollywood 8.2

Sports

Staples Center in Downtown LA 7.7

Los Angeles Dodgers baseball 9.4

USC Football 7.2

UCLA Football 6.7

Entertainment, Amusement & Water Parks

Universal Studios Hollywood 8.2

Knott's Berry Farm 30.2

Six Flags Magic Mountain 33.6

Disneyland and California Adventure 34

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mid-Wilshire, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£442
for 3 nights
From
£115
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £25 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £54.36
Property Damage Protection £42.76
Tax Rate 14.0%

* To secure a booking, 50% deposit AND acceptance of the Rental Agreement are required. Payment alone does not confirm a booking.
* All payments through HomeAway.
* Remember, the $150 Security Deposit is FULLY REFUNDABLE unless there is damage incurred. It will ALSO be used should guest decide to stay longer, check out later, has extra guests not previously disclosed and has not paid the required fees via HomeAway. These possible surcharges are:
Check in: no earlier than 3p.
Arrivals earlier than 3p will be charged $85 payable in cash upon arrival.
Late arrivals (later that 8p) will be charged a $25 convenience fee payable upon arrival.

Check out: no later than 11a.
Late departures after 11a will be charged $85 payable in cash.
Late departures after 3p will be charged $100 for party of 2, $125 for party of 3, and $150 for party of 4.
Payable in cash unless pre-arranged via HomeAway.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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