HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
HomeAway uses cookies to improve your site experience. Learn more. By continuing, you consent to our use of cookies.
Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance +44-800-085-3815

Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Stay In A Cute Private House With Tatami Room!

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Relax in our Cozy Retreat and Enjoy the Beautiful Weather by the Pacific Ocean!

ALOHA FROM SUNNY SO. CALIFORNIA!!!

Our three bedroom two bathroom house offers a Traditional Japanese Tatami Room with your own bathroom. LIVE LIKE YOU'RE IN JAPAN!!! We provide two queen futon mattresses in this Master Bedroom to comfortably accommodate up to four (4) guests. A second private bedroom with traditional queen-sized bed can accommodate two (2) additional guests and a third private bedroom with a twin bunk bed can accommodate families with children.

Moreover, a second bathroom is conveniently located in the common area of the house. In the living room you'll find two plush couches and a "Brand New" 60 inch TV to unwind after a long busy day. There are fruit trees, a garden, and a patio deck to watch the setting sun and catch a gentle sea breeze from the Pacific Ocean.

TATAMI ROOM

* Two Queen-Sized Futon Beds

* Organic Bed Sheets

SECOND BEDROOM

* Queen-Sized Traditional Bed

* Organic Bed Sheets

THIRD BEDROOM

* Twin Bunk Bed

* Children's Play Table with Chairs

HOUSE

* Living Room, Dining Room, 60 inch TV

* Two Bathrooms stocked with Shampoo,

Conditioner and Bath Wash

* Towels

* Free WiFi and Cable

* Central Heating

* Air Conditioning Unit

* Coffee, Teas, Snacks

PROPERTY

* Front porch

* Organic Fruit Trees

* Backyard Patio Deck

* Plenty of Free Street Parking

We interact with guests as much or as little as they prefer. Want some great tips? Just ask, we're willing to help! Want alone time? We'll respect your privacy.

Mark, a Los Angeles native, can recommend places off the tourist track.

Chomchay is from Seattle, and will help provide a safe and clean place for you to stay.

The property is located on a quiet Cul-De-Sac in a suburban neighborhood of Los Angeles situated away from busy city traffic and annoying airport noise. We are blessed to have many Japanese Restaurants, Asian Grocery Stores, and Bakeries within walking distance.

Its location is conveniently close to the 405 & 110 freeways and public transportation. There is plenty of street parking.

More Details

Owner
Mark Mukai
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Japanese
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 February, 2018

About Mark Mukai

MARK, a Los Angeles native, can recommend places off the tourist track.

CHOMCHAY is from Seattle, and will help provide a safe and clean place for you to stay.

We love to travel and meet new people, and we also love to stay at home and enjoy home-cooked meals.

Mark's Interests: Music, Hockey (Go Kings!), Meteorology, Japanese Gardens, Architecture, Statistics, People

Chomchay's Interests: Nature, Rainforests, Hiking, Organic Gardening, Food, Art, Beaches, Spas, Coffee, Wine

Mark Mukai purchased this house in 2014

Why Mark Mukai chose Harbor Gateway North

This suburban neighborhood of Los Angeles is situated away from busy city traffic and annoying airport noise and is located on a safe and quiet Cul-De-Sac.

What makes this house unique

Our house offers a Traditional Japanese Tatami Room with your own bathroom. LIVE LIKE YOU'RE IN JAPAN!!! Added bonus: a Brand New 60 inch TV!

Moreover, we are blessed to have many Japanese Restaurants, Asian Grocery Stores, and Bakeries within walking distance.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Harbor Gateway North in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
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 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Soothing Shower Head!
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet , Japanese Toilet with Bidet!
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Large Double Bed , (2) Queen-Sized Futon Beds
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , (1) Traditional Queen-Sized Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , (1) Bunk Bed. Extra queen-sized futon bed available.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • 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
  • Shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • 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
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(35 traveller reviews)

77% Complete
17% Complete
2% Complete
0% Complete
2% Complete
Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Stay In A Cute Private House With Tatami Room!
average rating of 4.6571426 based on 35 reviews
4

Comfortable, quiet, clean.

  • 4 of 5

My sister and I really enjoyed our stay at Mark's home away from home. Beds were surprisingly comfortable (I wasn't sure what to expect with the futons), full kitchen well supplied, showers great and everything very clean. Mark was easy to communicate with and helpful. The home was beautifully renovated in a simple Japanese style. The neighborhood was residential and close to the highways...not super special or anything but felt safe and settled. I would highly recommend this home to anyone looking for a quiet, clean, comfortable stay. I would give this review 5 stars for the home itself and only give it 4 overall because the neighborhood wasn't just wonderful (but was ok!)

  • Review Submitted: 21-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

I was fortunate enough to stay at Mark's home for a week and I loved every minute of it! The house is beautifully maintained and I couldn't have asked for anything more during my stay. Mark was extremely responsive and I appreciated that he checked in on me to make sure that I was enjoying my stay and that I had found everything that I needed in the home. I come to the area every 3 months and will definitely be booking Mark's home again!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Home Away From Home.

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed here while visiting Los Angeles and the surrounding area. We really enjoyed the convenience of having the freeways right nearby. Easy drive into the city and to beaches. The house is nicely kept and has everything you should need for your stay. It is a welcome retreat from the everyday. The neighborhood is exceptionally quiet.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
5

Very clean and comfortable home with a unique atmosphere!

  • 5 of 5

First off I am a japanese martial arts instructor / practitioner. The chance to stay in a home with a Japanese theme was something I couldn't pass up! I found the beds in the tatami room very comfortable.

Overall the house was well laid out and suited our visit. The neighborhood was also nice, quiet and felt very safe. The first night we got there we did have an issue with the heat and the hot water. The owner took care of things immediately and even came by himself to get things going for us.

One thing to be aware of is that the owner is very energy and cleanliness concious. There are a lot of rules about this and I was a little concerned with my 9 year old daughters at times.

One minor issue is that there are some areas where I feel like lights should be added. In particular the front porch needs a light. I had to pop out my mobile phone to enter in the door code each night. If there is a light I couldn't find it. The place where it would normally be had an empty / flat wall switch. One over the kitchen table in the dining area would be nice as well.

In the end though I had a great time and would recommend and stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Roger. Thanks for staying with us! I want every one of our guests to enjoy the Ultimate Five-Star Tatami Experience I built this beautiful house to be. Therefore, to be able to continue to enjoy this tradition, I ask our guests to follow a few simple house rules. As for the porch light, it was just a burnt bulb. I replaced it immediately. It's on a sensor so the area is lit from dusk to dawn. Cheers, Mark
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0
5

UNMATCHED ACCOMMODATIONS!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had the greatest time here at the Tatami House. This amazing retreat is super clean, spacious, and comfortable! Shops, restaurants, freeways all very close by. Would recommend to all looking for great accommodations in the Los Angeles area. Thanks Mark & Chay!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0
4

Spacious, comfortable and clean

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and the sleeping arrangement suited us very well - thank you Mark for all your help

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Location

Nearest Airport
7 Miles
LAX
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Rio Maya Bar & Grill
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
Catalina Island
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Alondra Park Golf Course
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Metro Blue Line
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
405, 110, 91 Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sanuki No Sato
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Mt. Baldy Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Manhattan / Redondo Beach
Car: recommended

We are blessed to have many Japanese Restaurants, Asian Grocery Stores, and Bakeries within walking distance.

Photos

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Harbor Gateway North, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
Convert Currency
Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£199
for 2 nights
From
£68
£513
£1,914
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £63.98

-No shoes inside house; there are house slippers provided. No shoes, house slippers, or dirty feet in tatami room.

-There is a refrigerator, a stove, and a microwave for your use.

-Please park in front or side of our house out of respect for our neighbors.

-Please do not drag your luggage across the floor, lift luggage to avoid scratches on the floor.

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.
Ask Owner a Question
Available
Unavailable

You might like these similar holiday rentals