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Luxury & Location! My Large Craftsman Loft. Legal/Licensed for Short Term Stays

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,299 sq. ft.
Property type guest house
Minimum Stay 5 - 31 nights


About the property

2 BD, 1 BA XL Craftsman Loft Location in Santa Monica! 5 Star/1st Class

Santa Monica Business License numbers:

#215406 - Home Sharing/Short Term Rental

#214812 - Rental of Residential Units

I have a private, quiet & elegantly furnished luxurious guest/suite. It is large, loft like and as comfortable as home. It is a perfect spot for everything you need and anywhere you want to go in Santa Monica. It a safe, quiet and in very convenient area. And my place is licensed by the city for short term rentals (which are otherwise not legal in Santa Monica) and I comply with all local laws.

One recent guest, best described it as... "it feels like being at a hotel but also at a friend's or family's house". Another experienced VRBO'er shared..."it was better than expected and the nicest we ever stayed in...it had everything we needed to be comfortable"!

Walk to everything - no need for a car -- Great restaurants, Beach, The Santa Monica Pier, The Promenade, 3rd Street, Venice, Main Street, Farmers Markets, "locals only" new Wilshire Boulevard great restaurant options, Montana Blvd., Broad Theatre/Stage, UCLA Hospital - Everything is easy by walking, biking or taking an UBER/Taxi or Bus!....

Enjoy the best beach city in the world - We make it easy, fun and relaxing by providing:

Local tips/suggestions better than any concierge ("which makes sense as the fancy hotels' concierges don't live here" per a recent guest!), Bikes, beach towels/bags & even Tommy Bahama backpack Beach chairs with built in coolers and a place to come back to and feel totally comfortable! Sit in front of the fireplace and warm up from a day at the beach! Then get spoiled with Luxury linens/towels, fresh Egyptian cotton robes, toothbrushes/toothpaste and all the necessary toiletries AND a housekeeper 1X week, memory foam beds, central air/heat, fans, Grohe Rainshower & Handheld, Nest Thermostat & Nest Protect Smoke & CO2 protectors, gourmet Kitchen-Aid BBQ with Infrared, Keurig coffee maker, iron/ironing board, business center with Brother multifunction printer, stationary/office supplies welcome amenities and more!

Everything you need to feel like home - because it is! There is a wonderful library of Novels and "Coffee Table" Books, board & card games (Monopoly, Jenga or Uno anyone?!) for when you get bored of whatever is on DirecTV, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime or NFL Ticket on the suite's large flatcreen TVs!

Santa Monica Home Sharing Business License #215406. Here is the link to the City website: http://www.smgov.net/departments/finance/buslic/lookup/

All rates less than 31 days are subject to local taxes, a $199 cleaning fee per stay and for each week here, a $500 security deposit, and the purchase of the $5,000 VRBO sponsored insurance policy, current premium = $99, Local taxes are an additional 14%. Please contact me for a accurate quote for the dates you need. All rates are subject to change until booked.

Once we communicate I will provide other information and even schedule a FaceTime video tour if you wish!

Read the reviews - they are all real. Some guests have volunteered to be a reference and speak to anyone consider staying here. You may contact me via e-mail - provide a telephone number and I will contact you.

More Details

Member since: 2014
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:
19 February, 2018

What makes this guest house unique

I have a license to rent short term and long term. This is a requirement in Santa Monica. While not the lowest cost, I provide the best amenities and a value for the money that few else can deliver. Read the reviews! They are objective and real and all 5 star. If you are like me, I am picky about where I would stay and maintain that standard for my guests!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday guest house in Mid-City in Santa Monica

Property Type:
  • guest house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1299 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • A parking permit is provided for readily available street parking. In addition, I have shared parking available on my property if needed.
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • near the sea
  • village
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Large Space with Cedar Wood Floors, Large Tub with Rain Shower and Hand Held Shower Head. Towels, Robes, Soap, Shampoo, Toothpaste, Toilet Paper, Hairdryer and other toiletries provided to guests
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Sleep Science Memory Foam Full Size Mattress, Love Seat with single sleeper. Walk in closet and cabinet and drawer storage.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • 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
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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(58 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.9827585 based on 58 reviews

Great spacious apartment in brilliant location

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this apartment. Scott and Randi were great hosts and couldn't have been more welcoming. The apartment was spacious and comfortable, although the kitchen was a bit small for catering for a number of guests. However, there was an excellent gas barbecue in the garden where we had use of a table with 6 chairs. We sat out for breakfast and evening drinks every day. The location was great for us as we could walk wherever we needed to go, including 3rd Street Promenade and various restaurants. We would definitely come again.

  • Review Submitted: 20-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely fantastisc! 👍

  • 5 of 5

Great location, close to everything you’ll need. Scott always kind and helpful in anything we wanted or wondered about, and lent us his bikes when we needed. Especially enjoyed Farmers Market on Wed/Sat/Sun with fresh organic fruits and vegetables! If you’re a runner, the house is within running distance to the famous Santa Monica stairs, if you really want to test your stamina!

The appartment will definitely meet your’re needs!

My best recommendations given! 👍?

  • Review Submitted: 17-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our new Home away from Home in Santa Monica

  • 5 of 5

As you read the reviews for Scott's property, all are accurate and well deserved. The property is as described, two bedrooms with multiple beds, large living room, separate dining room and a well appointed kitchen. Scott made it clear that if we needed ANYTHING, he most likely had it at his living space upstairs, but we needed nothing as Scott has thought things through. The master bedroom is situated at the back of the unit which allows for a quite and restful sleep. The unit has AC which not needed a lot due to the milder weather in Santa Monica, we like to sleep in a cooler room so it was great to be able to control the level of AC. Parking was not a problem as Scott provides a street parking pass, and if no street parking, there is space behind the building for parking. The level of attention to even little details was beyond expectation; printer for printing boarding passes, reading glasses and flashlight in the nightstand by the bed, fresh donuts delivered in the morning...the list goes on. We will never stay at a hotel again....this is truly our new home away from home when visiting Santa Monica.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't ask for a more perfect experience!

  • 5 of 5

Scott was the most gracious host! Not only was the home extremely clean, comfortable and in the perfect location, Scott went above and beyond to make sure our stay was perfect and that we experienced all of the wonderful things Santa Monica has to offer. We stayed with our one year old daughter and the house is even perfectly equipped for children! I highly recommend this for anyone! 5+ stars!

  • Review Submitted: 06-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved staying at your property!

  • 5 of 5

Loft was immaculate and fully equipped with everything we needed or wanted! Owners are very hospitable and friendly.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Look No Further This is it!

  • 5 of 5

We searched long and hard to find a place suitable for us and our small children (2 months and 2.5 years). We needed a few amenities to feel at home along with a location that was within walking distance to where we wanted to be. Scott's house, i guarantee will fulfill your every need. The large living space is a great space to flop after a long day at the beach or wandering the beautiful farmers markets and streets of Santa Monica. We even had friends over for a BBQ one night and sat at the beautiful dining room table. We would often take the bus between SM and Venice with the kids as our little one loved the experience and it was very convenient. Scott was there for our every need: best places to go, eat, walk, beach etc. He left us little gifts each day, including berries, fresh tomatoes straight from the market, out of this world doughnuts from Side Car (must go), and delicious chocolate treats. Oh and how could i forget the wine on arrival as well. We are already dreaming of returning to California and our son had tears in his eyes leaving behind his 'California house" and Scott's adorable three dogs. Enjoy this special place: of all the places we've traveled, this one will always be tops in our hearts.

  • Review Submitted: 26-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12.5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
JP's Sports Bar, The Misfit & Many More
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
Train to Culver City/Downtown etc. (coming 2016)
Nearest Motorway
0.6 Miles
I 10 Santa Monica Freeway
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Santa Monica Beaches
Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday guest house in Mid-City, Los Angeles area

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Golf Tournament
15 Feb 2018 - 18 Feb 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer Holiday 2018
1 Jul 2018 - 2 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
Winter Holiday '18
17 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest
'19 Early Book Special No Tax!
1 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
31 night minimum stay
for 31 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £24 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £41 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £70.53
Cleaning Fee Every 2 wks £141.77 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £356.2
Tax Rate 14.0%

Stays of 31+ nights require a signed single tenant lodger lease agreement under the California Civil Code. Local Taxes are not collected for stays of 31+ nights. Other fees apply. Any and all bookings require that a copy of government issued photo identification be provided prior to and at arrival.

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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