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Provence in the Hills

People2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Provence in the Hills, Minutes from Beverly Hills or Sunset Plaza, you'll swear

What makes this guest residence unique is that it has its own entrance and is quite private from the main residence. Also, you feel as though you just might be in the quiet countryside of Provence but know you can be in all the excitement of Sunset Strip within two to three minutes. Picture yourself overlooking Beverly Hills, Catalina, and the distant ocean. But only Moments away from Sunset Plaza where the famous Chateau Marmont is where you can go for a cool meal or Katana for Sushi. This home was owned byDon Costa an American recording artist, arranger, conductor, and record producer. He discovered singer Paul Anka, and is perhaps best known for conducting and arranging several hit albums by Frank Sinatra, including Sinatra and Strings and My Way. Built in 1958 This enchanting and special remodeled home has entertained many of Hollywood’s A-List celebrities! Situated just above Sunset Boulevard, 1/2 mile from the Sunset Strip and Sunset Plaza, it boasts fabulous canyon and city views. This is truly a special retreat! It is conveniently located to all Los Angeles attractions, most diverse restaurants, and world famous destinations.

This property is tucked into a canyon at the end of a quiet road offering canyon breezes and spectacular views of Beverly Hills and Los Angeles. It is surrounded by Californian foliage and palms. It has an open floor plan, which is perfect for a small dinner Al Fresco! This suite offers privacy, luxury and comfort. It is centrally located to tourist attractions and is just minutes from unparalleled nightlife, dining, and shopping options.

Enter through the private door leading down into your own personal paradise. The first terrace off of the living room and bedroom is a lovely area for reading, Al Fresco dining, or maybe just a cup of coffee to start your day. Enter into the Living room which has three terraces surrounding it. Many choices for a glass of wine at the end of you day or to begin your evening. The inside and outside meld together to exemplify California living at it’s best.

Each of the rooms feature many windows as well as five sets of French doors throughout the suite all opening onto one of the three lovely terraces and the amazing views of the city lights of Beverly Hills. The kitchen, with a mix of stainless steel and high quality appliances are there for you. Simply relax and watch movies or sporting events on the HD LCD flat screen television. Of course there is high speed wifi throughout the suite.

The bedroom is a queen size bed with luxurious linens and towels. There is a very large closet with two luggage racks. Table linens, lint remover, sewing kit and extra pillows. Of course there is an iron and ironing board for you along with the full sized washer and dryer. Also we have a drying rack if you prefer for small items. I hope you enjoy it and love it here as much as we do. Look forward to your visit!

HOUSE RULES:

We have a welcome letter when you arrive with all pertinent information you will need for a comfortable stay. We will also do a brief walk through with you so you are comfortable with your surroundings and show you where everything is as well as what is available to you.

The WiFi password will be provided when you arrive.

Please send us your arrival information so we know approximately what time you will be arriving on your check in day as check in is 3pm or after. Also your departure time which check out is 11am or earlier. On your check out day please leave the keys on the hook near the door and shut all doors and windows. Make sure all garbage is taken out, heat or air conditioning is off as well as all the lights and fountain are off. Make sure you leave the suite as close to it was when you entered.

Check in is after 3pm and check out is before 11 am. Any special times other than these must be approved before your arrival. No Exceptions...If you must stay later than 12 noon on your check out day an additional half day will be applied.

**We do not permit any film, blog, or work related shooting or professional photography within the suite, it is for lodging purposes only. **There will be rates applied for a location fee if this happens.

****We are not a handicap property because there are stairs to the suite and two steps within the suite.

There is no smoking, no pets and no children.

Since AIRBNB is not like a hotel with daily maid service it is the guests’ responsibility to keep up with dishes, excessive laundry, and trash etc. while here on their stay. If guests chose to not comply with this and there is an excessive amount of cleaning over what is normally needed for a stay an additional cleaning fee of $100 will be charged after check out to the damage deposit.

All reservations have a maid fee of $100 incorporated into the booking to clean after your departure.

** If you stay longer than a week we require maid service 1 time each week for $100 per additional week you are here with us. This can be taken from your damage deposit if added while here or added to your reservation before you arrive. If you require daily maid service or any other version of service please inform us of this so it can be arranged and additional fees will be applied and agreed upon. This also needs to be done at the time of booking.

There is absolutely no smoking of any kind as this is a smoke free facility inside and out as we have many guests that are highly allergic. We also live in the hillside area which in the heat is a high fire zone which is why there is no smoking on the outside of the suite. If there is any smoking... there will be a cleaning fee of $150 taken from the damage deposit to have all drapes, furniture and rugs cleaned.

Before each cleaning after a guest leaves we do a thorough house check along with an inventory of everything for damage and missing items. This is for the protection of each NEW GUEST ARRIVING so they do not ever become responsible for other guests actions. So please do not remove anything from the suite as all is documented with each guest. If anything is broken or damaged please let us know. We also ask that you not try to fix anything yourself since we have people who can do this for us.

There are no pets allowed. (allergies as well as cleanliness)

We are a 1 bedroom 1 Bathroom facility. If you require an additional bed/ room because you are traveling with someone you cannot share the 1 queen bed with we do have a room attached to the third patio that has a comfy twin blow up bed in it. We must know about this before your booking is confirmed because there is a 1 time additional fee of $75.00 added to your booking fee for the use of the room and additional bed.

**If you have a third person that will be using this room or staying within the suite there is a charge of $75 per night for the third person.

Parking is directly in front of the house. This is an extremely safe area and there is always parking here on property. Park facing downhill on the house side of the street.

More Details

Owner
Linda & Patrick Pittelli
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
15 August, 2017

Why Linda & Patrick Pittelli chose Los Angeles area

We love this property and so far everyone of our guests have as well. It is just a lovely get away! Quiet and lush greenery with stunning city views. Yet in minutes you are in the midst of everything. Very convenient location to Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, Century City and so many more areas. I think this property is special for several reasons. My husband Pat and I have been in the film and entertainment industry for over 35 years. In the film industry as well as the event and wedding industry along with the interior design industry. We have traveled personally for pleasure as well as for business around the world and have stayed in so many places. We have tried to think of everything one could need here at Provence and the hills for an enjoyable and comfortable trip.

What makes this house unique

Location I think is really terrific and yet the setting is beautiful and quiet.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I have known Linda for nearly twenty years and she is the closest and dearest of friends. Linda's style and decorating abilities are nothing short of sublime. Years of high-profile event design, interior design and flower design afford her airbnb guests a stunning living environment...and talk about immaculate, whew! Linda and I have worked on countless events together and I, as do so many others, feel she is simply tops within the industry. Her gracious and winning attitude is a pleasure to be around. One becomes immediately aware of her estimable qualities the minute one steps into her beautiful home. Airbnb guests will be more than pleased by everything Linda provides for during their stay, as well as the gorgeous Catalina Island views. Talk about a piece of heaven. Lucky, lucky guests! Most respectfully, John
May 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hollywood Hills West in Los Angeles

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Max. adults: 2
  • Not suitable for children
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • - WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PERSONAL ITEMS. -NO PROFESSIONAL FILMING OR PHOTOGRAPHY ALLOWED. -PLEASE DO NOT REMOVE ANYTHING FROM THE SUITE.
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
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 ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Very lovely bathroom with a Shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • The bedroom has a set of French doors that open onto a very large terrace. The bed is a queen size bed with elegant linens.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
There is a $100 cleaning fee per rental. If a rental is multiple weeks the cleaning fee $100 per week. If you require daily or every other day cleaning it can be arranged at your request for additional fees. NO SMOKING ON THE PREMISES...because many guests have allergies there is a $150 cleaning fee for any smoking on the premise to have all furniture and drapes cleaned. No dogs, no children If the guest leaves the suite in complete disarray and does not keep up with dishes and cleanliness there will be an additional cleaning fee of $100 charged. Please do not remove anything from the suite when you leave, and please report any damage. Photos are taken and damage is logged after each guest leaves for the protection of the following guest.

Reviews

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Provence in the Hills
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
Bay Area, CA
5

Beautifully decorated quaint guest suite w/ great views

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in about a dozen VRBO/Airbnb's over the last several years, and this was one of my favorite stays. Linda and her husband Patrick are the owners and they handle the reservation, property management, and client communication on their own - and it shows!

Prior to our arrival, Linda checked to see approximately what time we'd arrive so she could personally let us in and show us the place and where everything was. While this was not necessary (even the light switches are labeled!), it was certainly appreciated. The unit was nicely decorated, and she had left us some complimentary edible items to tie us over until we had a chance to visit the grocery store. She really had thought of everything to make sure we had a comfortable stay. There was even fresh lavender in a few places throughout the unit which my wife and I enjoyed very much.

The pictures don't really do the unit and the views enough justice. There are three separate sitting areas on the deck outside, two of them with great city views. We enjoyed several meals outside on the deck.

The property is tucked up in the Hollywood Hills area, a quiet and safe neighborhood with multi-million dollar houses. There was a spot for us to leave our car parked curbside right outside the house.

Even though this was more than we'd normally spend on a VRBO, we felt that it was well worth it and that we got a great value. I'm known to be a bit frugal and even I wouldn't have minded spending more for our stay here. Couldn't recommend this highly enough! We hope to have another opportunity to stay here in the future.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You two couldn't have been nicer! Pat and I really appreciate the wonderful review and the thought and time to write in such detail. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us hopefully we will see you again in the future. Linda
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5

We found your home to be very quaint, charming and with a beautiful view. We enjoyed it very much.

  • 5 of 5

The added touches and treats provided upon arrival made for a welcoming first impression. The accommodations were quite comfortable and the view of the city from the 3 balconies made for a relaxing afternoon sunset experience. The location was perfect for experiencing Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Bel-Air. We would definitely visit here again.

Rocky & Stacey

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Extremely clean and comfortable. Views are beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

It is a fantastic place we enjoyed ourselves so very much! We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

great location with fanstatic view, desinged house, host is so nice

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Stunningly property, beautifully decorated and cared-for

  • 5 of 5

I travel quite a lot, staying at VRBO properties and hotels interchangeably, and this might be the most beautiful property I've ever stayed in. My only mistake was not staying longer. The photographs don't do it justice -- it is a peaceful, tranquil respite -- still very conveniently located to the things we wanted to do, but it still feels "away from it all". Linda and Patrick are wonderful hosts -- had all kinds of snacks and goodies ready for us when we arrived. I can't wait to stay here again, and highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay at Provence in the Hills!

  • 5 of 5

Linda and Patrick's guest suite is quite lovely! The location is very convenient to Beverly Hills and Hollywood and is a short drive from the beaches. We really liked the decor and there were thoughtful touches around every turn, such as interesting books and complimentary snacks and wine. Clearly, our hosts went out of their way to try to make our stay comfortable. They even recommended some fabulous restaurants which we greatly enjoyed. Our favorite part of the stay were the lovely terraces and the beautiful views!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
LAX
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
San Pedro
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Downtown Los angeles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
405
Nearest Beach
18 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: necessary

We are located in the hills over Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. The suite has fantastic city lights views along with beautiful greenery. The location is in a relatively quiet area but you are within the hub of everything in minutes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Hollywood Hills West, California

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£313
for 1 night
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£235
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£244
Fri,Sat
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £77.72
Damage Deposit £194.3

Since VRBO is not like a hotel with daily maid service it is the guests responsibility to keep up with dishes, excessive laundry, trash etc. while here on their stay. If guests chose to not comply with this and there is an excessive amount of cleaning an additional cleaning fee will be charged after check out to the damage deposit.
We require a maid fee of $100 for each booking to clean after your departure. If you stay longer than a week we require maid service 1 time each additional week for $75 per additional week you are here with us. This can be taken from your damage deposit or added to your reservation. If you require daily maid service or any other version of service please inform us of this so it can be arranged and additional fees will be applied and must be agreed upon at time of booking.

This is an absolutely smoking free facility inside and out and if there is any smoking there will be a fee of $150 taken from the damage deposit without question.

If anything is removed or broken from the property that will be documented and put in to VRBO from the damage deposit.

There are no pets allowed.
We are a 1 bedroom 1 Bathroom facility. If you require an additional bed/ room because you are traveling with someone you cannot share the 1 queen bed with we do have a room attached to the third patio that has a comfy twin blow up bed in it. We must know about this before your booking is confirmed because there is a 1 time additional fee of $75.00 added to your booking fee for the use of the room and additional bed.
**If you have a third person that will be using this room there is a charge of $75 per night for the third person.

Parking is directly in front of the house. This is an extremely safe area and there is always parking here on property. Park facing downhill on the house side of the street.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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