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Hardwood Floors, Exclusive Sherman Oaks Hills Garden Guest Cottage

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Last updated: 06/25/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Sherman Oaks cottage description

The guest cottage is a bright & clean, top quality, NEW HARDWOOD FLOORS in this 400 sq. ft. separate unit with no shared walls. Gracious homes, tree-lined Benedict Canyon Drive and Valley Vista. Stroll down to shopping and five star restaurants or wander up to hiking and biking trails in the Santa Monica Mountain Nature Conservancy. Easy bus connection to the Metro. Housekeeping & fluff 'n' fold included on request.

All windows of cottage either view trees or the garden and classic fountain. Cottage kitchen boasts custom hickory cabinets, new maple counter tops & stainless appliances inc. dishwasher and refrigerator with separate freezer; Keurig coffee maker; the newly remodeled bath features over-sized shower; instant hot water.

Skylight, double-glazed windows, recessed lights, dimmers; mahogany queen sleigh bed, new latex mattresses & tempur-pedic toppers. Down pillows & duvets. This gem is very quiet, peaceful, private, and squeaky clean.

Owners are mostly on site, yet out of site, and at your service.

Keywords: Guest House, Hardwood Floors

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Included


              • Non Smoking Only:

                Entire property non-smoking....moreless

              Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

              • Detached Unit


              • Queen bed in studio. Please note that the bed and living area are in one large room. There is no separate bedroom....moreless

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Coffee Maker:

                Keurig with complimentary K-cups, or traditional Cuisinart coffee maker on request...moreless

              • Dining:

                small cafe table, also table on patio area...moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                full refrigerator and separate freezer...moreless

              • Kitchen:

                Full private kitchen in cottage...moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils
              • Pantry Items
              • Dishwasher
              • Microwave
              • Seating for 2 people


              • Washing Machine:

                Fluff 'n' fold service is included at no additional cost up to 3 loads weekly. Laundry service also available .2 miles away....moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                A parking pass free to guests. Park directly in front; driveway may be avail. for small fee depending on length of stay....moreless

              • Parking:

                Street parking: parking pass provided to guest for easy parking in front...moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Changed weekly by housekeeping with additional available...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                wall unit controlled by guest...moreless

              • Heating:

                wall unit controlled by guest...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                see washing machine details...moreless

              • Towels Provided
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Beautiful hummingbirds, finches and many other birds visit and bathe in the fountain all day long. Many guests. describe this as their favorite part of their visit, sitting inside and watching the show....moreless


                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Direct TV, Hi-Def Satellite TV, premium movie & sports channels,iPod/mp3 dock...moreless

                  • Television:

                    40' Samsung HD Smart TV with DVR...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Books


                  • Wireless Internet:

                    high speed wireless with private access code...moreless

                  • Internet

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Deck / Patio


                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions


                  • Theme Parks
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Hiking
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Swimming
                  • Cycling
                  • Golf
                  • Surfing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Tennis
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Racquetball
                  • Walking
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Restaurants
                  • Live Theater
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Museums
                  • Zoo
                  • Churches
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Library
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Synagogues
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Antiquing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Shopping
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Playground
                  • Roller Blading


                  Write a review 5
                  from 14 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Dec 17 - Dec 31, 2014
                  5 night min stay
                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $139 $155
                  Fri, Sat
                  $940 $2,900
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • One-time cleaning fee $90
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Taxes Not included


                  One-time cleaning fee applies per stay: $90 on average.

                  No discount is available for stays longer than 30 days.

                  Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Contract required along with deposit. Paypal and check payment accepted.

                  This owner accepts: Credit cards.
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                  Last updated: 06/25/2014
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                  8.5 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  5.3 Miles
                  Nearest Train
                  Amtrack Van Nuys Station
                  0.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Highway 101
                  17 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Venice Beach
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Il Tiramisu
                  53 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Mt. Baldy
                  1.9 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Weddington Golf and Tennis
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Vitellos Express

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  South Sherman Oaks provides a picket-fence oasis tucked in the foothills, loaded with world-class eateries within a five minutes walk and television studios within a ten minute drive.

                  You don't need a car, but most prefer it in L.A.. We provide a temporary permit for guests so you can always park right in front of the house in case you're driving. I'm third-generation Los Angelina. I've lived all over the city before settling down here in my favorite L.A. neighborhood.

                  Enjoy hiking and biking in our Hollywood Hills nature conservancy trails or brave Beverly Hills down on the other side of Mullholland Drive. We prefer to stay here in the valley where the parking is usually easy and plentiful and the shopping offers plenty of options. Fashion Square shopping center with Bloomingdales is about a mile away. The famous Sherman Oaks Galleria was completely redone a few years ago and now provides a home to our favorite movie theater, the ArcLight Cinema, where you reserve your own spacious seat and enjoy a 'professional' atmosphere sans chatter.

                  Roughly half of our guests come to work in the entertainment industry due to our close proximity to film and television studios, and many of the rest come to visit family nearby. For the rest who come to relax and vacation, the Getty Museum is always a wonderful way to spend the day, and you can take the scenic route out Mullholland to get there.

                  If you're looking to walk down the street for some fine dining, Il Tiramisu is always my first choice, and not just because it's 45 seconds away. Northern Italian cuisine, wonderful service. Say hello to Ivo and Peter for me!

                  Sweetharts is hard to pass up on the walk back. Yummy gelatos and ice creams. Actress Melissa Joan Hart started it up a few years ago as a labor of love, and we're so happy to have this addition to the neighborhood.

                  Sweetbutter, about a 90-second walk is rustic marketplace with a delectable array of housemade muffins, scones, cookies and layer cakes. It's always packed, but it's well worth it.

                  Isakaya M Sushi, just as close, is a fun sushi bar that's open all afternoon through 'til 12 or 1 a.m. most nights.

                  I could go on and on about the restaurants. Just conduct a search for 'restaurants near Woodman Ave and Ventura Blvd' and you'll see what I mean.


                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 1995

                  About the owner: I purchased this property from my mother 17 years ago, and she had previously inherited it from her mother before her. My Great Uncle Jack planted the huge maple tree in the front garden nearly 50 years ago, and I intend to stay here for the rest of my years. I've been teaching classical voice and music privately for over 25 years, and I began to host guests when students would come to study from abroad and discovered the challenge of finding a comfortable, affordable place to stay in this area. We're very proud of what we're able to offer here and enjoy having guests return again and again.

                  Why the Owner Chose Sherman Oaks:
                  This is a great location for professionals in the entertainment industry... very convenient to studios, a very easy place to live. South of Ventura Blvd. makes all the difference as it's all single family residential and used to be known as Bel Air Estates, yet it's a quick walk down to all kinds of restaurants and shopping.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Privacy, quiet, comfort and convenience, and of course, the fountain. The real clincher is to be SO close to the Woodman and Ventura attractions (i.e. Vespa, Massage Place, numerous recording studios and restaurants) and yet to feel so tucked back into a quiet residential location where you don't have to fight for parking (thanks to the parking pass). Picket fences abound!

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                  Speaks: french, english

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                  • custom solid maple countertops, extra deep Elkay stainless steel sink in kitchen

                    custom solid maple countertops, extra deep Elkay stainless steel sink in kitchen

                  • Sparkling clean, private and quiet cottage... a two minute walk to top eateries

                    Sparkling clean, private and quiet cottage... a two minute walk to top eateries

                  • A very busy place for birds.

                    A very busy place for birds.

                  • new glass and porcelain shower with seat

                    new glass and porcelain shower with seat

                  VRBO #152799

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, June 22, 2014

                  $139 - $180 per night (USD)

                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 2

                  View calendar: Updated 06/25/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                  (818) 219-8226 (California, USA)
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                  Speaks: french, english

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