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Located between Disneyland & Hollywood/Universal Studios

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

4 Bed 2 Ba house apprx. 1900 sqft Close to Disneyland and Universal Studios

We invite you to come and stay in our 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house in the Historic District of Uptown Whittier. We are centrally located between Disneyland and Hollywood/ Universal Studios with easy freeway access to all the tourist attractions and beaches in LA and Orange County.

This house is perfect for individuals, families, groups, sports teams, corporate training seminars, ladies get away. We are walking distance to Whittier College, 10 minute drive to Biola College, Friendly Hills Golf Course and Rose Hills Memorial Park. Located only minutes away from miles of hiking, running and mountain bike trails in the local Whittier Hills.

Located just steps from a variety of great restaurants, coffee houses, bakeries shopping and a movie theater in Whittier's Uptown Village. Come have a glass of wine at the Bottle Room, enjoy a delicious meal of the best barbecue in town at Steve's BBQ, the Italian flavor Datillo's or the Spanish cuisine of Phight.

Just a short drive to City of Industry business district, City of Industry Golf Course/ The Palms Resort, Pomona Fairgrounds, Rio Hondo College, Rio Hondo Police Academy.

Great for traveling nurses as PIH /Whittier/Kaiser and Rancho Los Amigos Hospital are all close by.

Close to the Staples Center (Home of the LA Lakers, Clippers and Kings), LA Fashion District, LA Convention Center, LA Live, Coliseum, USC , Exposition Park . And if you want to shop or gamble, we are only a 10 minute drive away from the Citadel Factory Outlet Shopping Mall and the Commerce Casino.

Come and enjoy our beachy atmosphere with a fully stocked kitchen if you prefer to cook your own meals. Plus there is a washer/dryer for your use , plenty of off street parking and of course free wifi (wireless internet). In the morning enjoy a cup of coffee on the private patio and in the evening watch a movie in the comfy living room. When you stay at our place we want you to feel at home. We look forward to your stay !

Please State in Your Inquiry/Booking the Following:

*Where are you coming from.

*Who will be traveling with you in your party.

*What is the purpose of your travels.

House and property is available for photo shoots. Please consult the owner for rates.

More Details

Bill Dobrenen
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

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

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About Bill Dobrenen

Fun Loving native Southern California's couple. Graduates of Long Beach State University, live and work in Whittier.

Bill Dobrenen purchased this house in 2003

Why Bill Dobrenen chose Whittier

Great central location between Hollywood and Disneyland, 30 mins from almost you want to go in LA and Orange County, 10 mins to Citadel Factory Outlet Mall.

What makes this house unique

Walk to restaurants, coffee houses, shopping, weekly local farmer's market, Whittier College, close to hiking trails in the local Whittier Hills. Easy freeway access to Beaches, Tourist Attractions, Downtown LA, Factory Outlet Malls.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Whittier in Los Angeles County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • NO PARTIES allowed at the house without prior approval. QUITE TIME is 9am, bring activities inside the house at 9am. KEEP ALL noise levels to a MIN.
  • NO UNAPPROVED GUESTS - allowed on the property at any time without prior approval of owner. NO SMOKING IN HOUSE - patio areas only. NO DRUGS
Location Type:
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Master Bathroom is a private full bath with a tub /shower combination Second bathroom is a shared full bathroom with a tub/shower combination
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • (1).Master bedroom comes with a queen bed and it's own full private bathroom. Extra air beds and/or futon bed can be added to sleep up 4 (2). Second bedroom has a queen bed, extra air beds can be added to sleep up to 4. (3). Third bedroom has a queen bed, extra air bed can be added to sleep 3. (4). Forth bedroom has a full bed and can sleep 2 (5) Double futon in the family room
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
We have great hiking, running and mountain bike trails which to explore in the local Whittier Hill , just a few minutes away. If you are a history buff and want to do some exploring, the City of Whittier is where President Richard Nixon was raised, attended school, graduated from Whittier College, had his first law office, all this happened within a few blocks of the house !!!


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Located between Disneyland & Hollywood/Universal Studios
average rating of 4.8541665 based on 48 reviews

Overwhelmingly Better than Hotel

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 people from 3 families stay for a wedding weekend. Bill always answered back immediately when I had questions. The house was extremely clean and stocked with fresh linens, clean dishes and instructions, maps, etc. We will no longer be staying at hotels and will most definitely stay at Bill's house in the future. P.S., Bill thanks for the welcome gift!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brief Weekend in Whittier

  • 5 of 5

Great property, a lot of interior space and wonderful location.

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in great location.

  • 5 of 5

Great house in quiet neighborhood. Lots of sleeping options. Had everything we needed. Within walking distance to many restaurant options. Would defiantly stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home in a great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was my first VRBO, and won't be my last seeing it was such a positive experience!

I had the pleasure of meeting Bill as we moved in for our week rental, and was helpful in answering all our questions before he left us situate ourselves.

The place was beautiful, and accommodated our 4 families which were there to experience California before a wedding the weekend after. The location of this house is well suited for families, as there is a park within walking distance, and the community seems to be very family oriented.

The location was also prime, seeing it was very close to all attractions, and shopping for our basics such as food and essentials for the week.

It really felt like home, and I will definitely be recommending this home to any family and friends looking to visit out west!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was perfect for my family and I during our stay, it was a little of piece of home

  • 4 of 5

The owner was very accommodating and made sure we had all that we needed and more. Even gave us some ideas of various things going around town. Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Immaculate house, convenient location.

  • 5 of 5

Pictures don't do justice to this house. Spacious bedrooms, comfy beds, large kitchen, reserved parking right outside the door. Although nothing is exactly close, you have access to all of LA with the nearby freeways. Lots of close-by restaurants too. In addition to the beds there were 2 roll-a-way beds and a futon. Really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Universal Studios
Venice Beach (California)
Getty Villa
Hollywood Bowl
Santa Monica State Beach
Hollywood Sign
The Getty Center
Rodeo Drive Beverly Hills
Hollywood Boulevard
Universal Citywalk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Hollywood Walk of Fame
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
Dodger Stadium
Greek Theatre
Union Station
Olvera Street
Kodak Theatre -- CLOSED
Manhattan Beach
Downtown Los Angeles
Staples Center
Malibu Pier
Point Dume State Beach
L.A. Live
University of Southern California
Philippe the Original
Grand Central Market
Old Pasadena
Redondo Beach Pier
Rooftop Bar @The Standard -- CLOSED
American Cinematheque / Grauman's Egyptian Theater
California Science Center
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County
Universal Citywalk
Zuma Beach
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Outdoor Stage
Aquarium of the Pacific
Greystone Mansion and Park
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Huntington Library
Pasadena Tournament Of Roses
Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Long Beach / LAX
Nearest Barpub
0.03 Miles
The Bottle Room
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Catilina Island Ferry
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Industry Hills
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Metro Gold Line
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles
Whittier Blvd
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Nearest Ski
60 Miles
Snow Summit
Nearest Beach
19 Miles
Huntington Beach /long Beach
Car: recommended

Located in Historic Uptown Whittier and walking distance to Whittier College. Just steps from restaurants, cafes, ,shopping and movie theater in Uptown Whittier. Our quaint college town is clean and safe and comes with an upbeat atmosphere .

You are just a short drive to Downtown LA, LA Fashion District, LA Convention Center, Staples Center ( home of the LA Lakers !) LA Live, USC, Exposition Park, 10 minutes to Rose Hills Memorial Park, Friendly Hills Golf Course, , Industry Hills Golf Course, Citadel Outlet Mall,Biola College, PIH Hospital, Whittier Hospital or drive around the hill to Rowland Heights and enjoy a meal or shopping at one of the many Asian restaurants or markets. There is plenty of free parking.

Centrally located between Disneyland and Universal Studios, you have easy access to the major freeways that will take you to all the sites in Los Angeles within 30 minutes, such as Hollywood, Santa Monica, Venice Beach, Laguna Beach, LA Fashion District and Discount Shopping Outlet Malls. Come discover Whittier, a hidden jewel of a city in Los Angeles.

When you arrive at the house park anywhere in front of the property. Parking is free.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Whittier, California

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
6 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
21 Nov 2018 - 25 Nov 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Season
15 Dec 2018 - 2 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Damage Protection £59.54
Cleaning Fee £119.84

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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