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Relax on Casa Karmin's roof deck, with hot tub (on 24/7), BBQ, & lounge area

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Last updated: 12/15/2014
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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Venice Beach house description

Casa Karmina

Are you run down, exhausted and wishing for a way out? Have you been ground down by the daily grind? Are you sick and tired of being bossed around by life?

Picture yourself lounging on a beautiful covered balcony watching the sun set below the horizon with warm skies of blue and the cool purple hue of the Santa Monica/Malibu mountains melting away in the distance. Imagine the wind in your hair and the fresh salty air, and the comfort of knowing that you've arrived at one of the few Venice Beach vacation treasures literally right on the sand. Believe that you're in the most relaxed and peaceful state of mind you can remember, and know that we want to make your stay in our home the most memorable and special experience you've eve had on a vacation. This is our dream for you: that you become so in love with being...just being here and now in this magical escape from the daily cares of life, that you return again and again to our home, making her your home away from home. We're in the stunningly beautiful quiet season now, with quiet rates as well. We'd love to help you plan your time away from time. Let us make this the dream vacation of your life! We'll let the waves wash your worries away!

We've spent years in the trenches working 60-80 hour weeks grinding away and knowing to our cores the longing for a way out. We know first hand the struggle and the pain of not having enough time for family or even to catch your breath. So after years of hard work and dedication, we've enjoyed enough success to build our dream home on the sands of storied Venice Beach, and because we know first hand how precious, special, and necessary a true escape can be, we decided to share our good fortune with others, and offer Casa Karmina to you as a sacred space to rejuvenate, unwind, heal, and became human again.

Being right at the beach immerses you in negatively charged ions which help to de-stress, enhance breathing and meditation, and detoxify your body physically and energetically.

We keep your hot tub at a constant 103 degrees which is the optimal temperature for maximum relaxation, and combined with the most amazing views in Venice Beach, you'll create perfect serenity and have deep healing sleep.

Casa Karmina's main unit sleeps up to eleven. If you have a larger family group, please ask the owner about possible additional overflow space.

We'd really love to have you visit us, so please call Noel at 310-625-1157, and let us create an amazing vacation experience for you!

Here's a little more about Casa Karmina!

One of the few Venice Beach Houses right ON the sand, Casa Karmina is the perfect spot for your Venice Beach or Los Angeles vacation! Maximize your enjoyment and stay right on the sand. The unit was remodeled just a couple of years ago. Watch the ocean, surfers & sailboats from any room of the house. Dine on your covered balcony/lanai or on the lower patio, right next to the sand. Or just enjoy the view!

Additional Information : There are numerous fun and easy activities just outside your garden gate. Take the six minute walk to colorful central Venice, Muscle Beach, street vendors, artisans & performers. Or take the short ride to Santa Monica Pier & ferris wheel/arcades. And be sure to enjoy historic Venice Pier: make it your morning or evening walk and even teach your kids to fish, just a few steps from the house. You can also take a walk in the Historic Venice Walk Streets and the Venice Canals (yes, Venice was originally modeled after Venice, Italy!) or stay along the beach and walk up to the colorful 'Venice wall' or south to the Marina jetty and watch the boats come and go. And finally, enjoy the fine dining, Italian family style (famous for their 'killer garlic rolls'), the highly rated Naked Sushi bar, your choice of three Mexican restaurants, or simply Starbucks or the local coffee house/deli, 'The Cow's End', all just literally around the corner.

Amenities : Come in from the beach and use our hot/cold outdoor shower. We have lots of beach toys, 5 bikes, two skim boards, a few boogie boards, skate boards, surf boards, and rollerblades. In the winter months (sorry, no longer available as of March 2), ride our sled/saucers down the nearby sand dunes (a favorite for the kids!). As important as your fully equipped kitchen is your desk, with all the essential supplies (don't bring anything!), including wireless internet & shredder (wireless printing also available)--and no guilt as you will be able to multi-task by gazing out onto the beach and the surfers as you work! You may even want to spend a night out on the covered lanai (so you can tell everyone you slept on the beach, under the stars)--yes there are NO mosquitoes here! All linens, as well as beach towels and blankets, rubber slippers and beach carrying basket, are provided.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Optional
          • Concierge
          • Massage
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking in unit or on property, including roof deck, balcony, lanai or side yard patio....moreless

          • Pets Considered
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

          • Bedroom 3: 1 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Living room couch pull out: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 3 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Bed is an olympic queen between the size of a qn and a king...moreless

          • Queen Bed: Olympic Queen--extra wide. Twin/Single Bed: Loft type 'bunk room'. Bunk Bed: Double bed on lower level. Convertible Bed: Living room couch converts to queen bed (right in front of fireplace and big screen TV, with ocean and beach view! Small child can sleep on adjacent living room love seat. Also have cots, foam pad and blow up beds. Crib: Happy to arrange a rental at cost of rental charge....moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

            ...moreless

          • Outdoor hot/cold shower

            for coming out of the ocean!...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Cooking Utensils Provided: Includes crock pot and picnic basket! Lanai: Covered patio, just outside living room, overlooks the pier and beach. Views from Marina del Rey to Malibu. Fans and heaters in each room. ocean views from each room. bikes & other beach toys available. Great restaurants 1 block. 5 minute walk to colorful central Venice. Wheelchair Accessible: Child or small adult wheelchair available. However, there are stairs up to the unit as it is on the second floor, so will need to be able to walk up stairs. I can arrange for rental of a larger wheelchair. Smoking Not Allowed: No smoking in unit or on property, including roof deck, balcony, lanai or side yard patio....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • Books For Adults
              • Books For Kids
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player:

                Brand new Sony BluRay Player...moreless

              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library:

                Extensive library of books, CD's and rhythm instruments....moreless

              • Piano
              • Radio
              • Satellite / Cable:

                43' beautiful plasma, with innumerable channels!...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Denon Stereo Receiver...moreless

              • Television
              • Toys
              • VCR
              • Video Library:

                Extensive video/DVD collection....moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Theme Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching

              Location Type

              • Beach
              • Beachfront
              • Waterfront

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Pier Fishing
              • Roller Blading
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Wind-Surfing

              Communication / Internet

                  • Fax

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 10 people

                  General

                  • Activities Guide
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Fans in each room. No need for air conditioning....moreless

                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Alarm System
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Bottled Water
                  • Carport
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Large, new, family size....moreless

                  • Computer Available
                  • Filtered Water
                  • Fireplace
                  • Floorboards
                  • Garage:

                    Maybe some room to store items for you....moreless

                  • Gas Fireplace
                  • Gas Heating
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Sheets, bath towels, kitchen towels, 10 beach towels....moreless

                  • Living Area
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Mobile Phone
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Parking
                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Parking is available, but limited, on the street or in nearby Venice Beach parking lot, 1 block away (day use only). ...moreless

                  • Parking On Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    Depending on size & length of stay....moreless

                  • Rumpus Room
                  • Safe
                  • Secure Parking
                  • Security System
                  • Shampoo
                  • Sofa Bed
                  • Study Room
                  • Telephone
                  • Thermos Bottle
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Vacuum System
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Large, new, front loading, family size....moreless

                  • Water Cooler
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Workshop

                  Kitchen

                  • Blender
                  • Catering Available
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Includes crock pot and picnic basket!...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer
                  • Grill
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Balcony:

                    1,500 square foot roof deck which may be enjoyed by both tenants of the main unit and the Tower unit which sits at the back of the roof deck....moreless

                  • Barbecue
                  • Beach Chairs
                  • Beach Towels
                  • Bicycles
                  • Binoculars
                  • Courtyard
                  • Crow's Nest
                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Outdoor patio table, next to the sand....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Covered patio, just outside living room, overlooks the pier and beach. Views from Marina del Rey to Malibu....moreless

                  • Large Cooler
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Outdoor Grill Gas
                  • Patio
                  • Porch / Veranda
                  • Sand Box
                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                  • Small Cooler
                  • Tennis Court
                  • Terrace
                  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                  • Walkway To Water
                  • Wood Deck

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Carteblanche
                  • Dinersclub
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Hot Tub
                  • Jacuzzi
                  • Outdoor Hot Tub
                  • Shared Hot Tub:

                    New, very high end, 6-8 person round hot tub, always at 103 degrees, overlooking pier & beach, with lots of jets & controls!...moreless

                  • Whirlpool
                  • Jetted Tub

                  Forms Of Payment

                      • Accept Credit Card

                      House Cleaning

                          • Housekeeper Optional
                           

                          Reviews

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                          High Season:  $4,760/week or $680/night, 3 night minimum.  Ask about our party and wedding packages!
                          Low Season-Oct 1-Mch 31, excluding Thanksgiving, Dec 15-Jan 7, $3,850/week..$10,,000/month.
                          High Season-April 1-Sept 30, incl Thanksgiving, Dec 15-Jan7, $4,760/week..$16,000/month.
                          PAY BY CREDIT CARD, wire transfer, bank deposit, bank check.
                          31+ days min; MUST BE DWELLING at property for weddings and/or parties.
                          Extra days $585-725/night.
                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
                          ONLY $425 per night for Casa Karmina's smaller, 'over flow' unit, The Tower Unit, which opens onto the roof deck (with Hot Tub, BBQ, Hammock and Lounge Area)!  Perfect for parties, weddings and/or family fun!  Panoramic views--overlooks the Venice Pier and Venice Beach, from the Marina Jetty to the Malibu Mountains.  Gorgeous ocean views fill every window!!  Fall asleep in your queen bed loft or in the twin bed tower room loft, staring up through skylights to the starry night sky...beautiful, custom tile bathroom and fully loaded kitchenette.  Features a separate 'meditation room', in the shape of a tower, with 3 foot wide, half circle window seat, which provides additional sleeping area for children, and which overlooks the beach/ocean through tall, cathedral windows.  Can also sleep on couch (2 children, 1 adult/1 child or 1 adult) or Aerobeds provided.  All new construction, lots of glass, white/red decor.  Stunning and elegant but fun at the same time!
                          $525 during high season.
                          

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/15/2014
                          Check availability
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                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          Car: Not Necessary

                          There are numerous fun and easy activities just outside your garden gate. Take the four minute walk to colorful central Venice, Muscle Beach, street vendors, artisans & performers. Or take the short ride to Santa Monica Pier & ferris wheel/arcades. And be sure to enjoy historic Venice Pier: make it your morning or evening walk and even teach your kids to fish, just a few steps from the house. You can also take a walk in the Historic Venice Walk Streets and the Venice Canals (yes, Venice was originally modeled after Venice, Italy!) or stay along the beach and walk up to the colorful 'Venice wall' or south to the Marina jetty and watch the boats come and go.

                          Other Activities: Biking, boating, basketball

                           

                          Manager info

                          Year Purchased: 2002

                          About: Robin Best is owner and manager of Casa Karmina. Robin and her family also live on the property. This is a part time business, with the entertainment business being her primary vocation. Your host is a former banking/finance executive who now runs KKR Productions and manages the pop duo Karmina. She is dedicated to assuring you have a great time!

                          Why Venice Beach:
                          I bought this property because the location is absolutely ideal. It is at the end of a block, which means more space in between the property and the next building, a nice side garden, and great views to the north! Also, the view line is directly towards the ocean, with the Venice Pier just to the left, which is lit up at night and beautiful day or night! There is also a stunning view to the left, of the Marina Jetty and the boats coming and going, and to the right, of Santa Monica Bay, Santa Monica Pier and the Malibu coastline and mountains behind. The property is also close to 'Washington Square,' with its many restaurants and shops. The area has a great, positive energy.


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                          Speaks: english, german

                           

                          Photos

                          • Relax on Casa Karmin's roof deck, with hot tub (on 24/7), BBQ, & lounge area

                            Relax on Casa Karmin's roof deck, with hot tub (on 24/7), BBQ, & lounge area

                          • The sunset from the lanai is extraordinary every night!

                            The sunset from the lanai is extraordinary every night!

                          • Rooftop Deck, newly decorated in summer 2010!

                            Rooftop Deck, newly decorated in summer 2010!

                          • Wading pool & sitting area on roof deck for our younger guests!

                            Wading pool & sitting area on roof deck for our younger guests!

                          • Casa Karmina used as the set for recent episode of Bones (FOX)!

                            Casa Karmina used as the set for recent episode of Bones (FOX)!

                          • Balcony/lanai/beach from living room-bike path & ocean front walk below railing!

                            Balcony/lanai/beach from living room-bike path & ocean front walk below railing!

                          • Super Comfy Living room couches and love seats

                            Super Comfy Living room couches and love seats

                          • 2nd bedroom has three twins and a double

                            2nd bedroom has three twins and a double

                          • Kitchen with gorgeous hard wood counter tops and breakfast nook.

                            Kitchen with gorgeous hard wood counter tops and breakfast nook.

                          • Climb into your cozy full twin bunk in the nautical 3rd BR

                            Climb into your cozy full twin bunk in the nautical 3rd BR

                          • Rent a rickshaw to ride along the awesome beach bike path (in front of Casa K)!

                            Rent a rickshaw to ride along the awesome beach bike path (in front of Casa K)!

                          • Warm in the sun, while sledding on sand dunes on the beach (winter only)!

                            Warm in the sun, while sledding on sand dunes on the beach (winter only)!

                          • CASA KARMINA, on the sand!

                            CASA KARMINA, on the sand!

                          • Beautiful Sunsets every day, from Casa Karmina's roof deck!

                            Beautiful Sunsets every day, from Casa Karmina's roof deck!

                          • Hot tub fits 6-8 comfortably!

                            Hot tub fits 6-8 comfortably!

                          • Party set up on roof deck, overlooking white sand beach & Venice Pier.

                            Party set up on roof deck, overlooking white sand beach & Venice Pier.

                          • The view from CASA KARMINA's balcony/lanai--sand dunes in view (winter only)!!

                            The view from CASA KARMINA's balcony/lanai--sand dunes in view (winter only)!!

                          • Lanai/balcony faces the beach/sand/surfers & bike path, Malibu Mts behind.

                            Lanai/balcony faces the beach/sand/surfers & bike path, Malibu Mts behind.

                          • Master bedroom has private balcony with ocean view

                            Master bedroom has private balcony with ocean view

                          • Extra long king bed with two twin option in 2nd bedroom.

                            Extra long king bed with two twin option in 2nd bedroom.

                          • Beachy guest bathroom, with whirlpool bathtub!

                            Beachy guest bathroom, with whirlpool bathtub!

                          • Side yard/dine by the sand in Casa Karmina's beautiful garden area.

                            Side yard/dine by the sand in Casa Karmina's beautiful garden area.

                          • Surf lessons, right out front of Casa Karmina!

                            Surf lessons, right out front of Casa Karmina!

                          • The most incredible views in town from Casa Karmina's 1,500 square ft roof deck!

                            The most incredible views in town from Casa Karmina's 1,500 square ft roof deck!

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                          3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 10

                          View calendar: Updated 12/15/14
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                          Member since: 2008
                          Speaks: english, german
                          • Response time: Within a few days
                          • Response rate: 70%
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/15/2014
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                          +1 310 625-1157
                          Noel

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