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Santa Monica Canyon Cabin

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights

About the property

Escape to this warm hillside cabin up 75 steps from the street nestled in the hills of Santa Monica Canyon facing the Pacific Ocean immersed in mature gardens and surrounded by old growth California oak & eucalyptus trees. This warm pinewood paneled 2 bedroom 1 bath home is coddled by a private patio & greenscape with views of the canyon & ocean. Full of rustic charm but with modern conveniences featuring an open living room & dining area, gas fireplace, gas grill, washer/dryer, dishwasher, cable tv & wi-fi. Crib with organic mattress available to use. The property is built into the canyon hillside & can be accessed 75 steps up from Mesa Rd. & 120 steps down from Upper Mesa Rd. Street parking is available on Mesa Rd. or Amalfi Dr.

Ron Balatbat
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
15 January, 2017


4.8/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

Santa Monica Canyon Cabin
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews

Charming, relaxing, away from the bustle

  • 5 of 5

This is a lovely cabin. It gets natural light, was built in the 40's and is mostly wood. The owners have kept it looking that period. They have toys for the kids, books for the adults, and a gas fireplace for winter. The kitchen is fairly well stocked and they kindly provided tea, honey, half and half, and coffee.

It sits on a steep hill. You can reach it from the street above or below but parking is really only found on the upper street. Be prepared for over 60 steps!

The neighborhood is posh. Tucked in between the mansions are small bungalows built many years ago and they are far more charming.

It is a quick drive both to the ocean and pacific palisades.

The owners were prompt in contacting us.

We will be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place as a contrast to the intensity of LA.

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful small house contained within a dense forest in Santa Monica Canyon. Be aware of the 69 steps up to house.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful cabin moments away from the beach!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was absolutely perfect! Cozy and quaint, and tucked away in a safe, quiet neighborhood. I stayed for several days while attending a conference at the Annenberg Community Beach House and the location worked out really well. I had hoped to walk, though there wasn't a walkway along PCH, though it was a short drive from the house. I requested to extend my stay by another day, and the owner's were incredibly accommodating - and even sent me my computer charger which I had left behind. I highly recommend this spot!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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SM Canyon aerie...

  • 4 of 5

This cute, comfortable and quaint nest up a side road off Entrada Drive is a pleasant, amply furnished dwelling place for a traveling couple. It has easy access to Santa Monica and Brentwood shops and restaurants and is quiet and restful, surrounded by trees and within sound of the surf beyond Pacific Coast Hiway less than a mile away. It has the charm and feel of an older Craftsman-style cabin but with a comfortable bed, sturdy furniture, hdtv and wifi, and a kitchen in which everything works. Your host is a gracious lady and we had a very pleasant stay.

A couple of caveats: access is by 75 steps with no railings. Wrangling your bags will be tough if you're not as strong as you used to be. No parking is provided so you take whatever parking you can find on the street below, much of which is red zoned.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
12.9 Miles
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Will Rogers State Beach


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Santa Monica Canyon, Los Angeles area

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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £415

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Santa Monica Canyon in Los Angeles area

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Single Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

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