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Secluded, charming Craftsman Cottage 7 blocks to beach

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cottage
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

2 bedrooms, living room sleeper sofa, 1 full bathroom, sleeps 6

Private Craftsman style guesthouse with separate, private entrance nestled among the beautiful ficus and acacia trees, just 7 blocks to Santa Monica beach and 6 blocks to trendy Main St. where cafes, shops, restaurants and yoga such as Coffe Bean & Tea Leaf, Joe's Diner, Holy Guacamole, Library Alehouse, O'Briens Pub, Planet Blue, Free People and Exhale Sacred Movement are within walking distance. Less than 2 miles to Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier. Enjoy the wraparound redwood deck as you dine at the teak dinng table and chairs and barbeque on the propane grill. Craftsman cottage has 2 full size bedrooms each with queen bed, full size kitchen with Bosch dishwasher, gas stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave and appliances, living room with queen size sleeper sofa with brand new Leggett & Platt AirDream Queen 11' thick premium air-over-coil Mattress, loveseat and wood burning fireplace opens onto the wraparound deck nestled in the trees. Frontloading washer and dryer. Claw-foot porcelain tub with shower surround. Flat screen TV, DVR and free Wi-Fi

Secluded Craftsman cottage nestled in trees: Enjoy your morning breakfast outside at the teak dining table on the redwood wraparound deck nestled among the beautiful ficus and acacia trees. Grill dinner on the propane grill or walk to a diverse array of restaurants and cafes along Main St. Shop at Whole Foods 3 blocks away. Gorgeous, secluded Craftsman guesthouse with private entrance is hidden behind the main house. Two full bedrooms with queen beds, living room with queen sofa bed, loveseat and wood burning fireplace, flat screen TV, DVR opens onto redwood wraparound deck. Claw-foot porcelain tub with shower surround. Water saving and energy efficient Bosch dishwasher in kitchen with gas stove/oven, refrigerator, microwave and appliances. Water saving front loading Whirlpool washer and dryer. On-demand tankless hot water. Hardwood floors throughout. Enjoy a family vacation, romantic interlude, or relax after working as you enjoy the greenscape view from the bedrooms and living room. Camillas and azaleas line the walkway.

Local Attractions: Santa Monica Beach is 7 blocks away with surfing, boogie boarding, wind-surfing, sunning or rollerblading or bike riding on the bike path that winds along the beach from Pacific Palisades to Palos Verdes. Stroll along the Strand in Venice and bargain with the vendors for a one-of-a-kind souvenir. Take a leisurely walk along trendy Main St. just 6 blocks away, enjoy coffees (Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Starbucks, Urth Caffe), fine cuisine (Chinois on Main), quick bites (Library Alehouse with patio dining, Holy Guacamole, Panini Grill, Wildflour Pizza), shopping at boutiques (Betsy & Tracy, Gaia, Tree People, Planet Blue, Patagonia) the Farmer's Market on Sundays and gourmet food trucks on Tuesday evenings. Stock up on groceries or get prepared food and specialty wines and beer to go at Whole Foods, just 3 blocks away. Beautiful charming Craftsman cottage is conveniently located for your fun exploration of Santa Monica and Venice in a residential quiet and safe neighborhood.

Area Attractions: Gorgegous, secluded Craftsman cottage is located 1 block from bus stop to catch LA Metro or Santa Monica's Big Blue Bus, 7 miles from The Getty Villa along Pacific Coast Highway, 10 miles from downtowm Los Angeles and Staples Center, 11 miles from the Miracle Mile in Los Angeles where the Page Museum-LaBrea tar pits and The Los Angeles County Museum of Art are located, 15 miles from the University of Southern California, the Los Angeles County Natural History Museum, and the California Science Center, 16 miles from Hollywood, 22 miles from Universal Studios, 36 miles from Knotts Berry Farm, and 40 miles from Disneyland. Catalina Island is accessible via ferry from Marina del Rey less than 3 miles away, or take a whale watching cruise, a snorkeling or diving trip.

More Details

Owner
Susan
Member since: 2011
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 January, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Susan,



We had a great time in Santa Monica, and we enjoyed our stay at your house.



Sorry, I left some cupcakes in the frig (not as sorry as my daughters!).



Thank you.



Sincerely,

Terry
Oct 2011
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(64 traveller reviews)

Secluded, charming Craftsman Cottage 7 blocks to beach
average rating of 4.59375 based on 66 reviews
5

Great little clean cottage in excellent location!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of four enjoyed our time at this cottage. It was very clean and the beds were quite comfortable. Our 7 year old son took one of the beds and our 12 year old daughter slept well on the pull-out sofa. We never had a problem finding street parking and the house is an easy walk to restaurants, coffee shops (oh Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf!), and the beach. With smaller kids it might be too long of a walk to the Santa Monica Pier/3rd Street Promenade but we quickly discovered that we preferred the Ashland/Main Street area to downtown so it wasn't a problem. Susan was great and very accommodating and her family definitely gives you your privacy. Only wish we could have enjoyed the deck area more but cool weather and rain didn't give us chance, it seems like a peaceful place to enjoy morning coffee or evening wine. We'd definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Cosy place in walking distance to downtown Santa Monica

  • 4 of 5

The property is in a good location, a short walk from Main Street and the beach. We were four adults staying a very short distance from family; the property was perfect for our needs. Good communication from owner.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
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4

Great location, cute and comfortable place. Great heating!

  • 4 of 5

We had a nice time staying there. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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5

A wonderful cottage close to all the great spots in Venice and sa

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from 5 days at this wonderful spot. Susan was so accommodating with our dog and provided everything we needed for a self sufficient stay. The house is a 15 minute walk to the beach. And 5 minute drive to Abbott Kinney on one side and Santa Monica pier on the other. We had some great days walking shopping and enjoying the neighborhoods. Whole Foods and CVS 5 minute walk away. Loved the outdoor patio for coffee in the morning and the beds were all comfy. Appreciated washer and dryer for our family. Ate at some fantastic restaurants all close by. Rose cafe was our fav breakfast spot. Venice restaurants are so dog friendly! Sunset on Santa Monica beach was to die for. Thank you Susan for helping us have a memorable family Thansgiving in SoCal!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great vacation

  • 5 of 5

My stay at Susan's guesthouse was perfect. We questioned how much privacy we would have with it being a guesthouse, Susan and family let us enjoy our stay and we had all the privacy we needed. Really do appreciate everything, we will definitely be back and will contact Susan about her guesthouse availability! Thanks again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great little guest house!

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, neat and organized. nice short walk to the beach and plenty of good shopping! Main Street is were its at!

It was perfect for our long weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £61
Cleaning fee £81
Tax Rate 14.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Ocean Park in Los Angeles area

Property Type:
  • cottage
Accommodation Type:
  • Guest House
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Claw-foot porcelain tub with shower surround, pedestal sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
  • Bedroom 1 has a queen size bed, ample closet space, private entrance onto wraparound redwood deck, view of lush vegetation. Bedroom 2 has a queen size bed, closet, private entrance onto small balcony, view of lush vegeation. Living room (bedroom 3) has a queen size sleeper sofa.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Decking
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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