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~LA~/ Private Whittier House

People12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, approx. 1900 sq ft

We invite you to come and stay in our 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom house in Historic Uptown Whittier located approximately 10 miles east of Downtown LA.

Just steps from restaurants, coffee houses, shopping and a movie theater. Whittier's Uptown Village beckons you to come enjoy a glass of wine at the Bottle Room, a delicious meal of the best barbecue in town at Steve's BBQ, the Italian flavor of Datillo's or the Spanish cuisine of Phlight.

This house is perfect for individuals, families, or girls get away. We are walking distance from Whittier College, where you can watch a play at the Shannon Theater, listen to a lecture or take in a sporting event on campus. Check the calendar for availability on the days you want to stay.

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 front porch 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.

More Details

Owner
Bill Dobrenen
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
26 April, 2017

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 Los Angeles area

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, LA Fashion District, Factory Outlet Malls.

Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • 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
  • 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
Notes:
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 !!!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(37 traveller reviews)

~LA~/ Private Whittier House
average rating of 4.8378377 based on 37 reviews
5

Perfect for our family.

  • 5 of 5

This home was perfect for our family. Very spacious and comfortable. The home was very clean and well equipped. Easy walk into Old Whittier and restaurants. Centrally located for visiting the beaches, Hollywood, and deserts. The owner was very accommodating and helpful. Highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Whittier VRBO

  • 4 of 5

Roomy and close to everything.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Everything you need !

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent 6 nights here. Clean, Clean, Clean ! Very spacious, three couples and 2 children stayed at the house and had plenty of room ! This is the 12 rental property we have rented for vacations and this is bar far the cleanest we have ever stayed in. Was presently surpised to find they had the property was stocked with coffee, handsoap and even clothes washing supplies! Great location, within walking distance of many good resturants, uptown Whittier had many quaint shops. Would highly recommend this property and would absolutely stay again !!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Santa Rosa
5

Great location. Great for big/multi family vacays

  • 5 of 5

perfect for large/multi family vacations. Centrally located about 15-20 min with traffic to disneyland, we stayed here with my family of 4, my mother and my husbands parents for my son's college graduation weekend. Big beautiful kitchen, clean, comfortable. We tried almost all the nearby restaurants that were helpfully recommended by the owner and they were all great. Quiet neighborhood. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cleveland, TN
5

Perfect base for family to explore the area

  • 5 of 5

This house in Whittier is very well positioned to access all that there is to do in the area. We were there a week with our 4 adult children, two with spouses as well as 1 grandchild. The 4 bedrooms were easily accessed and the house location is great. We were 2 hours from San Diego Zoo and made a day trip out of that. We also went to Griffith Observatory and Getty Center as well Huntington Beach. Hiked in Turnbull Canyon as well. The main reason we went when we did was the Rose Parade which was an easy 45 minute drive to get to Pasadena early in the morning. I highly recommend this house and the owner was very good with giving necessary information to make it a pleasant stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing jewel in beautiful Whittier

  • 5 of 5

This house exceeded our expectations! From the note and welcome gift, to the wonderful setup and location and beautifully clean we had a great stay! We stay in Home Away homes at least 5 times a year and this one is in the top 3 of all time!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us ! We look forward to seeing you again in the future !!
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Location

Universal Studios
Venice Beach (California)
The Getty Villa
Hollywood Bowl
Santa Monica State Beach
Hollywood Sign
The Getty Center
Rodeo Drive Beverly Hills
Hollywood Boulevard
Universal City Walk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
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
UCLA
University of Southern California
Philippe the Original
Grand Central Market
Old Town Pasadena
Redondo Beach Pier
Rooftop Bar @The Standard -- CLOSED
American Cinematheque / Grauman's Egyptian Theater
California Science Center
Warner Bros. Studio
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
Disneyland
Huntington Library Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
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
Phlight
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 20 minutes to Downtown LA, LA Fashion District, LA Convention Center, Staples Center ( home of the LA Lakers !) LA Live, USC, Exposition Park, 10 minutes to Citadel Outlet Mall, Industry Hills Golf Course, Biola College, PIH 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, good public transportation.

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, 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 7047 Washington Ave. Parking is free.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Whittier, 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
 
Spring
23 Apr 2017 - 27 Apr 2017
2 night minimum stay
£478
for 2 nights
From
£147
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
30 Apr 2017 - 6 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£487
for 2 nights
From
£151
£1,154
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
7 May 2017 - 10 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£524
for 2 nights
From
£170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
13 May 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£534
for 2 nights
From
£175
£1,290
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
1 Jun 2017 - 10 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£573
for 2 nights
From
£194
From
£202
Fri,Sat
£1,426
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
15 Jun 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£611
for 2 nights
From
£213
From
£221
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
1 Oct 2017 - 20 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£556
for 2 nights
From
£185
From
£193
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,426
£5,073
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
21 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£871
for 3 nights
From
£229
£1,736
£5,111
 
 
Winter
27 Nov 2017 - 18 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£556
for 2 nights
From
£185
From
£193
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,426
£4,995
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday Season
19 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
5 night minimum stay
£1,352
for 5 nights
From
£229
From
£252
Fri,Sat,Sun
£5,228
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£557
for 2 nights
From
£186
From
£194
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,461
£5,073
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Damage Protection £61.29
Cleaning Fee £123.36

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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