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Hidden Garden Between Sand and City. Centrally Located in West Mar Vista

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bdrm, 2 bath beach/garden paradise

This private home is one of two homes on our property and includes a shared garden. (Please note that the garden photos are not accurate as we are building an add on to the garage in the back of the property. It will be completed by January/Feb 2018) All Photos will be updated when work is complete. The living space is bright with vaulted ceilings, fireplace and a wall of doors that lead out onto a large wooden deck and a lovely outdoor space . There is an outdoor eating area with BBQ. directly off the living dining area. This property is gated with a wonderful open floor plan. This home has 3 bedrooms (King, Queen and Queen beds as well as self inflating queen mattress, couch and single fold out). There are two full baths, hardwood floors and ambient lighting. This home is equipped with central air which is not usual in most homes in Los Angeles. The kitchen is small but well equipped with everything you could possibly need to feel at home including all appliances, dishes, dish towels and so much cooking equipment! The master bedroom has a California king bed, plus a charming nook with a desk. The second and third bedroom have queen beds. Bedroom two also has its own private entrance and private ensuite full bathroom. There are books and games for your use while staying at our home. There is plenty of bedding, comforters, blankets and pillows for your use. If needed I have a queen self inflating aero mattress with sheets that i will pull out upon request. There is a large walk in closet in the two rooms that are for guest and storage of extra blankets. The master bedroom closet is not accessible to our guests. In the living room, we have a large smart HGTV and blue ray DVD player with access to Netflix and You Tube etc. DVD's too. There are I Pod blue tooth radio docs in both the living room and Master Bedroom and a CD player and CD's for your use in the living/dining space. The main bathroom has a large Jacuzzi tub and a waterfall shower. Our appliances include a dishwasher, microwave, garbage disposal and refrigerator with ice maker. The washer and dryer is less than a year old and I will have laundry soap here for your use. There are rags in the laundry room so please don't use bath or beach towels, washcloths etc for clean up. We are delighted to be able to share our home with you and will look forward to meeting you!


Owner
Chantal
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 December, 2017

About Chantal

I was raised in Los Angeles and grew up in Dog Town Santa Monica in the 80's. I have lived most of my life in Venice, Santa Monica and Echo Park areas of Los Angeles. I have lived on Catalina Island and in Palm springs and spent several years residing in Nice in the South of France. Our family speaks fluent french including our children. I have a boy and a girl, both teenagers and we love to go on family adventures. In my spare time I like to spend time gathering with family and friends, bike ride, hike, read a good book in our beautiful garden, yoga and spend time at home. I am easy going and a people person and am delighted to be able to periodically open my home to people from all over.

Chantal purchased this house in 2002

Why Chantal chose Mar Vista

Fantastic location, beautiful house in one of LA's hottest neighborhoods. Close to beach cities, transportation, and all things LA.

What makes this house unique

Peaceful, quiet, comfy place to wind down your busy day with a glass of wine, a gorgeous outdoor space to BBQ , read a book or just listen to the rustle of the trees.

Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Los Angeles LAX
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Penmar or Westchester
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Culver City
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
10 freeway, 90 freeway, 405 freeway
Nearest Beach
2.5 Miles
Venice/Marina del Rey/ Santa Monica
Car: recommended

This is the west sides hottest up and coming neighborhood!! We are three blocks from all the new restaurants on Washington just west of Centinela and three blocks from Venice Blvd where you will find great restaurants, coffee shops, eclectic boutiques and a wonderful Sunday Farmers Market. The house is located 5 minutes to Venice (10 minute Bike Ride), 15 Minutes to Santa Monica, 5 Minutes to Marina Del Rey, 10 Minutes to Culver City and easy access to all beach cities, Hollywood etc. LAX is a 15 minute drive.

There is a bowling alley, Cinemas and shopping 5 minutes away.

Mar Vista is centrally locate and if you don't have a car the buses are three blocks away taking you to Venice, Santa Monica and beyond. Take the 33 to Culver City where you can catch the metro into downtown Los Angeles and once there you can also connect to other locations. Lyft and Uber are also a great car service option and is quite popular in Los Angeles. The beach is a short bike ride, long walk or a direct bus ride down Venice Blvd.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Mar Vista in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Must be off the deck by 9:30 PM weekdays and 10:30 PM weekends.
  • No basketball as it inevitably will roll down the roof into the neighbors. Please do not disturb our two neighbors.
  • Please close all doors and windows when running the Central Air System.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • near the sea ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • The main bathroom has a jacuzzi tub and also a rainfall shower. the second bathroom has a large walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • There is also the option of a queen aero bed self inflating mattress for added guest, upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

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Hidden Garden Between Sand and City. Centrally Located in West Mar Vista
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
5

Excellent Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed staying at the house. It had plenty of beds for us to sleep comfortably. The location was perfect for the things we wanted to do while we were there, very centrally located. Just unfortunate that this was the last time they were renting the house out would definitely consider staying here again.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was an absolute pleasure having you as my guest. Thank you so much for staying :-)
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5

Nice Home

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with 5 other friends (girls weekend away). We really enjoyed the home. The neighborhood is quiet and the backyard is very relaxing. I would stay here again. The only drawback was the lighting in the master bedroom was non existent and there was only one shower for 6 woman but we made it work. The positives of the home outweigh those two things though.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable stay in L.A.

  • 5 of 5

We very much enjoyed our stay in L.A. The house was easy to find, directions were accurate and detailed, and the house was very comfortable and met all of our needs. Our daughter adored the bunk beds and the backyard area for exploring and running around. And we were fairly centrally located so we could easily access downtown LA and also Santa Monica/Malibu area. Walking distance to Vonn's grocery store and about 1 mile from a really adorable playground for afternoon entertainment. We made the shower situation work, where basically two bathrooms share a shower between them.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect house for our ladies weekend in LA!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Chantal’s house for a lovely ladies weekend in LA (4 people).

Chantal graciously waited for us for check in and gave the guided tour. The house met our needs well in terms of size, layout, etc. Particularly enjoyed the outdoor deck and backyard. Location is great and very close to Abbott-Kinney where we spent the better part of one day shopping and eating. Getting around via Uber and Lyft was easy. If we had stayed longer we probably would have rented bikes as well.

Would recommend the house for groups of 4 or a family with 2-3 kids.

  • Review Submitted: 27-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. It was lovely hosting you!
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5

Wonderful, modern and cozy home!

  • 5 of 5

This home is fantastic! My husband and I got married in July and needed a place to get ready and spend our wedding night. We already live in Los Angeles but don't have nearly enough room in our house. This house was perfect for the occasion, so much better than getting a hotel room and dealing with valet parking. Our parents and close friends came by in the morning and had coffee, lounged on the deck, got their makeup done and got dressed there. It was just such a beautiful and relaxing place to be before our wedding. The home itself is just like the photos - modern and filled with light. The morning after the wedding we just sat outside on the deck looking at the big trees and green lawn and enjoyed coffee and breakfast before facing reality again. I highly recommend this home for anyone visiting or anyone local looking to have a staycation with a change of scenery! From the house it was a super quick drive to get to Santa Monica and an easy commute for us back to Culver City and Mid-City where our wedding was. Chantal was also fantastic to communicate with. She is quick to respond and answered all of our questions. Thank you so much for letting us spend our special day in your wonderful home!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was so nice to have had you stay and use the house for such a joyous event. I am so glad that you enjoyed it. Congratulations again!
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5

Beautiful get-a-way home in the heart of LA

  • 5 of 5

Our 4-day stay was simply amazing! The house was everything I could have asked for and more. It is located in a very quiet and safe neighborhood of L.A., short drives to Marina del Rey, Santa Monica, Venice Beach. It has a beautiful backyard with a nice deck to lounge on or gather with friends. Did I mention the beach is only a 7-minute drive away? This was something my party and me took advantage of.

Unfortunately, for this visit, I was travelling to Los Angeles under difficult circumstances. My mother had passed away, and most of the family was under a lot of stress. The house owner Chantal was a real sweetheart. She made herself available if anything was needed.

The next time I travel to Los Angeles from Colorado for an extended stay, I will definitely look into renting this home again. Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: it was such a pleasure to have angel and his family as my first guests. They were so kind and so respectful. I was so honored that they chose my home during this difficult time.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Mar Vista, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£480
for 2 nights
From
£161
From
£169
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.28
Cleaning fee £112.58
Refundable Damage Deposit £112.58

Rates are subject to change until reservation is paid. I can not hold any reservation without payment as we are listed on other sites that do instant booking.

Please read the house manual (description) and rules online before booking to insure you will be happy with your stay in Los Angeles!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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