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Santa Monica WALK TO THE BEACH and Annenberg Beach Club, 4 bedrooms sleep 8-10

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, family and dining room, walk to beach and restaurants

This 4 bedroom home located on exclusive Amalfi Drive in coveted Santa Monica Canyon is in close walking distance (less than 5 mins via the famous canyon stairs) to the beach and sleeps 8-10 (8 adults + 2 children).

The Master Bedroom with a Kingsize bed is connected to a tranquil sunny outdoor space where you can find quiet and relaxation in full sun or partial shade. There are 3 additional bedrooms which each have queen size beds.

The well appointed chef's kitchen features top of the line appliances and a large peninsula for entertaining and casual meals. The open kitchen is connected to a dining room and cozy den with high ceiling. French doors lead you from the den to a beautiful outside deck and garden area for dining, lounging and informal gatherings.

The home is equipped with a whole house water filtration system plus an additional filter for fresh drinking water. For surfers and beach lovers we provide body boards and surf boards, beach chairs, umbrellas, ice chests for picnics and bicycles.

Santa Monica Canyon is located off of PCH Pacific Coast Highway and is one of the finest residential areas of Los Angeles. Malibu with its world famous Surfrider Beach is just 15 minutes North by car. Enjoy the Santa Monica Mountains with scenic hiking trails overlooking the ocean. Santa Monica Downtown is within less than 5 minutes driving time and exclusive Montana Avenue, Movie Theatres, Restaurants, Malls and the famous landmark, the Santa Monica Pier are all within half a mile access.

Enjoy your vacation in beautiful Santa Monica Canyon, steps away from the ocean in an elegant yet causal home perfect for a family stay.

More Details

Maria Reimers
Member since: 2013
Speaks English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2018

About Maria Reimers

We frequently travel and make our home available to guests from around the world.

Maria Reimers purchased this house in 2003

Why Maria Reimers chose Santa Monica Canyon

We bought this home from my husband's family. It was built by his grandmother. The home's location in the Santa Monica canyon within walking distance to the beach; is truly superb. You can leave your car in the driveway, grab a towel, may be a surfboard, and just walk the famous canyon stairs down to the beach. That is priceless! At least in Los Angeles.... :-)

What makes this house unique

Our home is in walking distance to Santa Monica Beach and the Annenberg Beach House with olympic size pool https://www.annenbergbeachhouse.com

and Back to the Beach Café and restaurant!! http://www.backonthebeachcafe.com

Another destination within walking distance is Rustic Canyon Park with seasonal swimming pool and play ground for summer time fun for families and children. Summer camp for children is offered here as well. https://www.laparks.org/reccenter/rustic-canyon

Everybody comments on the amazing light we have as our house faces the ocean to the West. The gentle ocean breeze keeps a hot summer's day cool and the tranquil serenity of the home and gardens are inviting and relaxing.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Santa Monica Canyon in Pacific Palisades

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
  • outdoor shower, so convenient when returning from the beach!
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • our home sleeps 8 adults. we can set up 2 extra sleeping areas for children either in the family room or in any of the bedrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Bicycles ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
local cell phone provided upon request


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(14 traveller reviews)

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Santa Monica WALK TO THE BEACH and Annenberg Beach Club, 4 bedrooms sleep 8-10
average rating of 4.714286 based on 14 reviews
Buenos Aires

Excellent house in a great location

  • 5 of 5

This house is very confortable, in a great location, very close to most attractions in LA, to supermarket, shops and restaurants. We were a party of 7 (2 kids) and have a great time in LA. Maria left the house in perfect conditions, with all the toiletries, nice linens and towels.

The house has all the amenities required to have a great stay. We cooked every night and had great barbecues in the patio.

We loved the house and recommended to any family travelling to LA!

Thanks Maria for sharing the house with us.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Luciana and Marcos for your kind review. I very much enjoyed meeting you and your lovely family! I am happy you had a good time visiting Santa Monica and staying at our beach house. I am looking forward to hosting you again in the future!
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Superb Stay - Grab it if you can!

  • 5 of 5

My family rented this property for 5 nights over Thanksgiving. We were three couples with a one night stay by one more couple. We were delightfully surprised by the beauty and quality and ease of living in this home. And it really is a home. Furnishings and art work are exceptional and of the highest quality without being fussy or feeling "hands off". The house is hip, charming, comfortable, accommodating, well equipped - just wonderful! We prepared most of Thanksgiving dinner in the well appointed kitchen. With the island and stools, 8 people can easily cook, chop, bake and hang out together. The dining room opens to a private teak deck with a table and umbrellas and a pretty sitting area yard. The yard is on a street but was generally quiet . The outdoor area is a perfect size and an oasis only outdone by the private meditation garden off the master bedroom. This area is totally private and lovely.

Bedrooms are wonderful with style and plenty of light. Beds are very comfortable and linens and towels are luxurious. Master bedroom shares a very large double sinked, double shower head over tub with the front bedroom. Couple in the front bedroom which faces the street was only disturbed once by a woman shouting on her cellphone - but that can happen anywhere at anytime.

The third bedroom is smaller but has it's own bathroom. This bathroom is long and narrow but quite adequate for two people to share.

It was only when a fourth couple joined us that the main bathroom had to accommodate 6 people. We're all family and it wasn't an issue since we could always use the toilet in the second bathroom.

Tons of comfortable seating in the family area and the living room. Fireplaces are gas and work to make the house so cozy.

Everything in this house has been carefully selected and placed. The design and care that went into remodeling this house is evident. Truly a delight to be guest here.

Pretty quick walk to the beach though there are steps - shouldn't be a problem for the average person.

Quick drive into Santa Monica for shopping or going to the beach. SO close to Pacific Highway.

Owners are incredibly responsive and caring.

We all felt at home and I picked up some design ideas.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review, Aliza! Thank you!
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Stop Searching and just Book it.

  • 5 of 5

This house allows you to combine the excitement of LA with the relaxation of feeling truly at home. I was in LA for work and took my 4 kids with me since they were on Spring Break. While my company was paying, we stayed in an over-the-top hotel and when I was paying, we switched to Maria's. Guess which place we loved more? Maria's. It was so nice to have a driveway and good beds and lots of space. At first we were driving to the beach but soon ditched the car to bike there. We biked to the Pier, to restaurants (bring a bike lock) to the beach. We loved the piano and the kitchen though mostly ate out. We opted for Giorgio's over Hungry Cat and probably made a mistake with that one. Anyway, the house has everything you need and uses space incredibly well. I"m scratching my head trying to think of anything negative to say here...maybe the front door lock needs a squirt of grease. Yup, that's about it. Great light, great karma...just do it!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Apr-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville, TN

SAMO haven

  • 5 of 5

Our gang of 7--three adults and four teens--stayed for three days and two nights. It was a calming retreat, just a short walk from the beach or a short drive (or walk or bike ride) to Ocean Avenue. We had everything we needed: a kitchen for the cooks; room inside and out for adults and kids to have their own space to hang out; 2 adult bikes; a ping pong table; a piano for our music lovers. We wished we could have stayed all week and would definitely come back for a longer stay.

  • Review Submitted: 21-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home in beautiful area near beach!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for our one-month stay in LA with our then-5-month old. The house was clean, very spacious, great kitchen for cooking and two outdoor areas for laying out in the sunshine with our baby. Kitchen was perfectly stocked with pots/pans, plenty of clean, fresh linens. It's perfect for a family or even two families! It is within walking/jogging distance to the beach (though no ramp for strollers so we had to carry up and down the stairs) and a longer walk to Santa Monica business district. We were a very short drive from Santa Monica and Malibu, and drove the five minutes to Brentwood every day for our coffee at the Farmshop! Perfect location, though cars drive fast on Amalfi Drive so I'd be careful with any toddlers getting out past the gate. Maria, the owner, was wonderful, friendly, and very helpful with any and all questions/concerns. Her housekeeper was also amazing -- she also babysat our baby on several occasions and was extremely trustworthy! Only thing that would have been nice was a table on the patio so we can eat outside in the perfect LA weather! We had the most amazing time in LA because of the house and location!

  • Review Submitted: 15-Nov-2014
  • Date of Stay: April 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Agnes, thank you for your kind review! We meanwhile added a dining table on the deck for casual meals. We hope we will have the pleasure to hosting you again. Best wishes to you and your family!
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Simply Paradise: Perfect home in dream location

  • 5 of 5

Santa Monica Canyon is close to everything yet a very quiet, upscale residential area. We, a family of 7 spent four weeks this summer at Maria's house and simply loved it. It is very comfortable and family friendly and beautifully decorated. We walked to the beach and the restaurants nearby. The Promenade, the Santa Monica Pier and Montana Avenue are fabulous places to visit. We also went to the Getty Villa, the Getty Museum, Universal Studios and Disneyland. We are seasoned VRBO travelers and were extremely pleased with this home. We will come again.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Karen!
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Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: recommended

Our house is located in the exclusive Santa Monica Canyon off of Pacific Coast Highway. Walk to beach and restaurants via the famous canyon steps in less than 5 minutes. Annenberg Beach Club with Olympic size pool, beach volleyball, yoga and Rustic Canyon Park with tennis and basketball courts and playground within walking distance. Malibu with its world renowned surfrider beach is just a 15 minute drive North. We provide surfboards and body boards!! Miles and miles of bike path along the ocean, breathtaking sunsets, endless strolls along the water and of course a MUST SEE family attraction, the SANTA MONICA PIER with entertainment, spectacular rides (rollercoaster!) and dining.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £1,071.45
Final cleaning £142.86
Tax Rate 14.0%

long term rentals subject to negotiation

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