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SANTA MONICA SERENITY COTTAGE/License 217383

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 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
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 December, 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 Ocean Park

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
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • 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 -
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SANTA MONICA SERENITY COTTAGE/License 217383
average rating of 4.826923 based on 52 reviews
Maine
5

Excellent stay at the cottage

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was great: well stocked, clean and convenient.There is a great grocery store right around he corner and Main St and the beach is a bike or walk away. Cathy was an excellent host: responded to all questions and was very organized.

Thanks for everything, I really enjoyed my stay!

  • Review Submitted: 29-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: And thank you for being such a great guest! Hope to see you in the future!
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5

Fantastic place to stay in Santa Monica

  • 5 of 5

Central location, convenient to everywhere I needed to be on business and while out and about. Cottage was very clean and is well cared for. Comfortable bed. Owner was professional and great to deal with. Will definitely stay here again on my next trip to Santa Monica.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Super quaint/charming

  • 5 of 5

Very cozy, great location, well priced and terrific hostess!

  • Review Submitted: 07-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Cathy was a wonderful host! She greeted us upon arrival to show us around and go over everything we needed to know for our stay (i.e. gate lock, parking) - she was also very responsive via email and/or phone both before and during our stay. The cottage is adorable!! Secluded, very clean, perfect amount of space for my husband and I with beautiful private outdoor area. And very close to downtown/beach area! Highly recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cute Hideaway

  • 4 of 5

Cute, quiet and cozy. Cathy was very kind and welcoming. We had everything we needed for the weekend. Great pillows and soft bedding.

Location was perfect!! Plenty of free street parking.

My only recommendation would be for the owner to open the driveway gate for arrival and departure with luggage if they are around at the time. This would be very convenient.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Opening the driveway gate is never a problem, and when a guest requests it, I'm happy to oblige. When I am greeting guests, I also help them with luggage so there has never been an issue. There is only one step down when arriving and one step up when departing on the regular path for guests, so regardless of the driveway gate, I've never heard before that the one step is a problem. I even can supply a portable ramp for wheelchairs or walkers.
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Stamford, CT
5

I had a wonderful three day stay at this cottage in Santa Monica.

  • 5 of 5

The property is very private and secluded, yet close to any amenity you may need. I walked on the beach every morning and relaxed on the private patio in the evenings. Cathy, the owner, has supplied the cottage with everything you could possibly need. Everything is very clean, and the bed is very comfortable.

I happened to be in LA during one of its rare heat waves (104 degrees!) but fortunately the cottage has an air conditioner in the bedroom, which I used only at night.

All in all, this stay was great, and I intend to return at some point!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Santa Monica
Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice Canals
Areal Restaurant
Novel Cafe -- CLOSED
"The Novel Cafe on Lincoln and Pacific in Santa Monica is only 2 blocks away from cottage. G..."
Albertsons -- CLOSED
"Large grocery store within a few minutes walking distance of cottage. "
Whole Foods Market
"The Whole Foods on Rose and Lincoln is within walking distance and is one of their flagship ..."
Third Street Promenade
"No cars or bikes on the Promenade, but you can park your bike on any corner and there are pu..."
Brick & Mortar
"Great restaurant on Main St in Santa Monica. Next to the Edgemar Center for the Arts. Bar n..."
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
 
Nov/Dec
26 Nov 2017 - 20 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
£191
for 1 night
From
£127
From
£136
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
21 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£335
for 2 nights
From
£136
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
New Year
28 Dec 2017 - 2 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£335
for 2 nights
From
£136
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
3 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
1 night minimum stay
£199
for 1 night
From
£136
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
April
1 Apr 2018 - 30 Apr 2018
2 night minimum stay
£394
for 2 nights
From
£166
From
£170
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
May, June, July, Aug
1 May 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£401
for 2 nights
From
£169
From
£178
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
£377
for 2 nights
From
£157
From
£166
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £186.13
Cleaning Fee £63.28
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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