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Spectacular 1-bedroom garden unit in hills of Glendale.

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

650 sq. ft. 1-bedroom garden unit centrally located, 10 minutes from downtown LA

This beautiful unit with mountain and city views has a gorgeous meandering stream right outside your front door. The trees that surround the unit give a serene feeling to your visit to Southern California. Ten minutes from Universal Studios and Hollywood Boulevard, you will be secluded in the hills of this affluent residential area. Enjoy the music of the stream and fountain while relaxing in this lush paradise after the day's activities. Grill and dine outdoors as the yard lights up at night. Amenities include A/C, full kitchen, cable, Hi Def flat screen TV, WiFi and an iPod docking station to enjoy your own music. Although centrally located within minutes from downtown L.A., the sounds of nature will make you feel a million miles away. A good night's sleep awaits you as you check into this luxurious bungalow. PLEASE NOTE THE $145/NIGHT IS ALL INCLUSIVE, THERE ARE NO CLEANING FEES, NO TAXES AND NO HIDDEN CHARGES. ALSO, NO DEPOSIT TAKEN, RENT REQUIRED UPON ARRIVAL.


Owner
Barbra Westmore, Craig Messner
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Somerset in Northeast Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • Racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(19 traveller reviews)

Spectacular 1-bedroom garden unit in hills of Glendale.
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 19 reviews
5

A relaxing little paradise!!!

  • 5 of 5

From the beginning it was a wonderful experience. Craig reached out to me via phone before my arrival. Took the time out to give me helpful tips on my sightseeing (which I'm glad I took). Upon arrival Craig graciously gave us a tour of the property and then later Barbra of the house. The VRBO unit is actually part of the owners' house-it's the bottom level and they are on the top level. It is fine though because it is private, has its own entrance that opens up to the garden. The backyard is paradise!! His pictures don't capture how beautiful it is. It has an amazing mountain view, a mini vineyard, a pond, babbling brook that cascades down the property, goldfish/frog/hummingbirds etc. At night Craig has mini lights that light up the vegetation. It is like nothing I've ever seen. Make sure to allow time to use this space, even for a cup of coffee. The unit itself is clean, cozy and equipped with everything you will need. They even provide water bottles in the fridge, laundry basket, robe, slippers, blow dryer, iron, shampoo/soap and even hairspray (in case you need it). Bed is comfy and the unit has a lot of windows that you can open and hear the lovely sounds of the brook and birds outside. Parking is great as Craig and Barbra have an off street parking spot next to the house. The location of the property is ideal. You are a short drive from a ton of sights...Dodgers Stadium, Universal Studios, LA zoo, Griffin Park. Drive to Hollywood isn't even that bad at all. It is located in a nice area as well that was quiet. I felt safe staying there with my son. I am so happy I found Craig and Barbra. I will definitely be staying at their place next time I come to the LA area. They truly added to our experience by being so welcoming and helpful. There's nothing like getting advice from a local. It just adds to your travel experience. Can't wait to come back!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tania, thank you so much for taking the time out of your very busy schedule to write such a lovely, most thorough review. We're so pleased you enjoyed our little paradise and look forward to welcoming you again!
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5

An oasis in LA!

  • 5 of 5

Great host and house. Everything was as promised and we'd no doubt return in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

It was very nice and peaceful u will be amaze i would comeback again craig the host was so nice

  • 5 of 5

Nautraul vibe u will love it

  • Review Submitted: May 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Oasis in Glendale

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful rental that is spotlessly clean and well-appointed with everything your need. It is also a very convenient location to explore Griffith Park, Pasadena, and Downtown Los Angeles. Craig, our host, was one of the most gracious hosts we have met, and we have stayed at many VRBO locations over the years. Craig is an avid gardener who has created a stream and a pond on this property. The stream looks absolutely natural, and it is wonderful to hear the gurgling water. Craig encourages his guests to enjoy and explore all parts of his yard. In addition to being an amazing host, he is a very friendly and kind man. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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P. E. R. F. E. C. T.

  • 5 of 5

Close to so much~~quiet and amazingly, had a secluded feel in the middle of LA. The gardens were beautiful and so relaxing. Craig was the perfect host.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing sunsets in the garden

  • 5 of 5

This is the best little vacation rental in LA. Glendale actually, but a hop skip and a jump from LA border. The secret garden is amazing. A stream and waterfall, carefully shaped trees and a wide variety of plants with a very intimate seating area. Family came over both nights to barbecue, chat and enjoy the sunset. The interior has a full kitchen, sitting room and bedroom. Very comfortable and roomy for a reasonable rate.

The owner Craig is very friendly and couldn't be more accommodating. We'll be back for sure!!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Burbank
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Golden State Freeway I-5
Nearest Beach
21 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: recommended

Universal Studios - 15 minutes, Griffith Park Observatory - 17 minutes, Hollywood - 20 minutes, Santa Monica/Venice Beach - 35 minutes, Downtown LA - 10 minutes, Disneyland - 50 minutes, LAX - 30 minutes, Orange County - 45 minutes, Santa Barbara - 90 minutes

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Somerset, Los Angeles area

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
£224
for 2 nights
From
£112
£734
 

Additional pricing information

Nightly and weekly rates are all inclusive. No hidden cleaning fees or taxes!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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