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SANTA MONICA SERENITY COTTAGE/License 217383

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Walk to beach & relax on private patio with gardens, fountain, private entrance

- 1B plus futon

- Sleeps 4 comfortably, bed plus futon

- HD TV premium cable (Showtime/HBO) on large, wall mounted TV

- Private wi-fi network

- Full kitchen including full size refrigerator, brand new full size gas stove & oven, dishwasher & equipped with a microwave, toaster oven, blender & French Press coffee maker

- Washer & dryer

- Air conditioning & portable heater

- Queen size bed with high quality memory foam mattress

- Full size futon with high quality memory foam mattress

- Ample closet & dresser space throughout

- Complimentary high end, all natural body products

- Ample street parking right in front & I give you a free parking permit

- Security system at the front of the property, with code

- Private outdoor space with spectacular foliage, garden with 5 different fruit trees, cushioned outdoor seating & fountain

- Beach is a short 15 minute walk or 5 minute bike ride/drive away

- Bike rental one block away

- Walking distance from a 48,000 sq ft Whole Foods Market & downtown Santa Monica (Main Street) with endless shopping, restaurants, farmers markets & entertainment

- Near the border of Venice Beach, Venice canals & legendary Abbott Kinney Boulevard

Guests will have private gated access to house & private outdoor space, full use of washer & dryer, parking permit, Wi-Fi, large wall mounted TV with premium HD cable.

Cottage is walking distance from a 48,000 sq ft Whole Foods Market & downtown Santa Monica (Main Street) with endless shopping, restaurants, farmers markets & entertainment.

The beach is a 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive/10 min bike ride.

The cottage is a short drive from Venice Beach, Venice canals & legendary Abbott Kinney Boulevard. It is located on a quiet, residential street and is within walking distance of many cafés, restaurants, shops, etc.

My Santa Monica business license number is: 217383

More Details

Owner
Cathy Arden
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 October, 2017

About Cathy Arden

I am a native New Yorker who moved out to Santa Monica, CA in 2010. I'm a published writer, actress and Life Coach.

www.cathyarden.com/lifecoach

Cathy Arden purchased this house in 2011

Why Cathy Arden chose Los Angeles

When I was looking to buy a home in Santa Monica, I walked into this one and couldn't leave. I knew I had to live there. The house was like a fairy tale land. Travelers have dubbed it their secret garden! It feels and looks magical.

What makes this house unique

The private cottage is quiet and secluded and private with beautiful gardens surrounding it. Twinkling lights abound at night and it can easily be mistaken for the French countryside or Spain or Italy. I've lived in France and traveled extensively through Europe and this property has a European ambiance with the beautiful weather of southern California. Not to mention the Santa Monica ocean breezes!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ocean Park in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newly renovated tiled bathroom with walk in shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen size bed, memory foam mattress., full closet, dresser.
    Living Room - 1 Double Bed , Futon couch becomes full size bed with memory foam mattress.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(46 traveller reviews)

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SANTA MONICA SERENITY COTTAGE/License 217383
average rating of 4.826087 based on 46 reviews
Arlington, VA
5

Beautiful cottage and very convient

  • 5 of 5

Cathy has a sweet cottage in her beautifully landscaped backyard. The furniture, kitchen, bath and amenities surpassed our expectations. Also, we were thrilled to have air conditioning during the LA heat wave. She is a great hostess, willing to help with any questions. The cottage is very convenient to all parts of Santa Monica and Venice. Highly recommended!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Marybeth. It was a pleasure hosting your family. I hope you visit again in the future!
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Very tranquil spot in a great location. Rode my bike from and to the Santa Monica airport and up and down the coast while I was staying at Cedar Cottage. Very well stocked kitchen and great bedding. The sitting area in the private garden is a very nice touch.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Secluded, attractive setting near downtown Santa Monica

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying in the lovely neighborhood and in a welcoming and comfortable

cottage. The patio is attractive and pleasant for an evening meal. The location is

convenient to all of Santa Monica and within a short walking distance of a large grocery

story and restaurants.

Checking in and out were easy. Our hostess was gracious.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wish we had more time to enjoy and explore

  • 5 of 5

What a great cozy cottage for our quick getaway. Cathy was very detailed with all aspects relating to our stay. We would definitely consider staying here again...especially when we have more time to enjoy Santa Monica and the beach. Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I, too, hope you can come for a longer stay next time! Thanks for being great guests!
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Concord, California
5

Relaxing getaway on California coast

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at this property in late September. We are happy HomeAway customers of several years, and this property did not disappoint. Weather was perfect - sunny and warm days, cool evenings. The property was exactly as advertised - serene outdoor sitting area, comfortable interior, clean and secluded. Cathy Arden was a wonderful host, greeting us on arrival and giving us a quick orientation on best route to the beach and local shops, nearby grocery shopping, etc. The neighborhood is residential and fairly quiet. Restaurant and bar scene is not far, but not too close. Beach is a walk or bike ride away. We would recommend for a couple's romantic getaway or for couple with small child. We would love to return to this property in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great house, great owner. Recommended!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great house, great owner. Recommended!!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
7.4 Miles
LAX
Nearest Motorway
0.8 Miles
I-10
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Novel Café
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Santa Monica Beach
Car: not necessary

An ideal location for walking, biking and relaxing on the beach.The cottage is a 15-20 minute walk to the beach, or a 10 min bike ride, or 5 min drive. The cottage is within walking distance from a 48,000 sq ft Whole Foods Market & downtown Santa Monica (Main Street) with endless shopping, restaurants, farmers markets & entertainment. There is also a brand new Gelson's market a couple of blocks away from the cottage.

The beach is a short 15 minute walk or 5 minute drive/bike ride.

The cottage is a short drive or bike ride from Venice Beach, Venice canals & legendary Abbott Kinney Boulevard. You are also a short walk from shops and restaurants on Main St. in Santa Monica, and near as well to Santa Monica's Third Street Promenade.

The house is located on a quiet, residential street and is within walking distance of many cafés, restaurants, shops, etc.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ocean Park, Los Angeles area

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
 
October 2017
11 Oct 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£351
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£160
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
November special
1 Nov 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£368
for 2 nights
From
£152
From
£160
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£385
for 2 nights
From
£160
From
£172
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter Holiday
22 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£411
for 2 nights
From
£173
From
£191
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£403
for 2 nights
From
£169
From
£182
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £64.61
Refundable Damage Deposit £190.03
Tax Rate 14.0%

No refunds once cottage is booked. Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. There is an additional guest charge of $20/night after 2 guests. Any and all bookings require that a copy of government issued photo identification be provided prior to and at arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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