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The Cottage's queen-size bed with Tempurpedic mattress & plenty of closet space

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Santa Monica cottage description

This delightful, furnished & light-filled studio cottage sleeps 2-3 & is perfect as a quiet vacation hideaway or relaxing spot to catch up on work. French doors open onto a charming backyard patio & garden with fountains and lemon and orange trees.

The cottage offers a full kitchen with all utensils, glasses & cookware,refrigerator, gas range and oven, & new microwave. Ingenious use of space allows you to use the tiled counter top area as a computer/work space and as a dining area, as well as an extra counter space for preparing your groceries from the nearby markets.

The apartment comes with cable TV (]including all premium movie channels), WiFi and broadband DSL, DVD /CD player and phone, all included in the rent.

Our queen-size bed features an exceptional Temper-Pedic mattress and a view out to the garden & fruit trees. We also have an electrically-inflatable air mattress for a third guests, if needed. The bathroom features a new corner circular shower and heat lamp. And next to the bougainvillea in the backyard, there's a convenient washer-dryer cabana. Plenty of curbside parking, too!

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            21 or over for responsible party...moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          • Cottage Bedroom: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Maximum 2 guests + child...moreless

          • The Cottage's queen-size bed features an TempurPedic mattress that offers a superior sleep, and a view looking out through the French patio doors onto the backyard and its orange, lemon and avocado trees. If needed, we also have an electrically-inflatable air bed with all linens....moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            Skylight above the shower...moreless

          • The bathroom features a brand new corner circular shower and heat lamp. And next to the bougainvillea in the backyard, there's a convenient washer-dryer cabana which is shared with the main house next door....moreless

          Entertainment

          • Video Library
          • Television
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Books
          • Music Library

          Theme

          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Adventure
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Bay/Sound
          • Botanical Garden
          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Forests
          • Library
          • Marina
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Theme Parks
          • Live Theater
          • Synagogues
          • Waterfalls
          • Coin Laundry
          • Restaurants
          • Arboretum
          • Health/Beauty Spa

          Leisure Activities

          • Walking
          • Horseback Riding
          • Antiquing
          • Sight Seeing
          • Beachcombing
          • Bird Watching
          • Eco Tourism
          • Scenic Drives
          • Paddle Boating
          • Whale Watching
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Wildlife Viewing
          • Boating

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Town

          sports and adventure activities

          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Snowboarding
          • Kayaking
          • Parasailing
          • Racquetball
          • Rock Climbing
          • Water Tubing
          • Hunting Small Game
          • Ski Privileges Optional
          • Basketball Court
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Pier Fishing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Golf
          • Wind-Surfing
          • Water Skiing
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Paragliding
          • Roller Blading
          • Sailing
          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Surfing
          • Mountain Climbing
          • Snorkeling
          • Sound/Bay Fishing
          • Surf Fishing
          • Equestrian Events
          • Deepsea Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Jet Skiing

          catering options

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Dining

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 3 people

              forms of payment

                  • Accept Credit Card

                  General

                  • Heating
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Parking:

                    curbside parking for cottage...moreless

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Telephone
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking On Street
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Activities Guide
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Shampoo
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Internet
                  • Towels Provided

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen
                  • Stove
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Grill
                  • 4 Ring Stove
                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Stove

                  Outside

                  • Patio
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Barbecue
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Bicycles

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Visa
                  • Mastercard
                  • Discover
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Summer and Holidays
                  May 15 - Sep 15, 2014
                  2 night min stay
                  $165
                  $1,100

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $150
                  $1,000

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                  • Cleaning fee $65
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  We accept Paypal (through which you may also use credit cards), personal or business checks (from U.S. bank accounts only), FOREX wire transfers (for overseas guests), or travelers checks. Unfortunately we cannot offer any deposit refunds once a booking is made. We strongly suggest clients procure travel insurance before traveling (www.insuremytrip.com) in order to avoid any cancelation fees.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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                  Last updated: 07/21/2014
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                  Location

                  6 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  LAX (Los Angeles Int'l Airport)

                  Car: Recommended

                  HOURS OF FUN IS JUST MINUTES AWAY! We’re located on a treed residential street on the fabulous West side of Los Angeles, in the area of Mar Vista where where Santa Monica, Venice, Marina del Rey and Culver City all meet...

                  From our lovely 2-bedroom home it's just 5 minutes to the freeways, 6 minutes to the famous Venice Beach and Venice Canals, and 8 minutes to the Santa Monica Pier and Santa Monica promenade.

                  Top-flight restaurants, cinemas, supermarkets, golf course, parks and the Abbott Kinney antique shops are only 4-minutes away.

                  And if you drive down our cross street (passing a convenient supermarket and Costco shopping center) you'll arrive at the fabulous beaches of Santa Monica and Venice in less time than it takes to stroll around the block.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2001

                  About the owner: Entertainment journalist, author and filmmaker. Harvard College graduate. Passions include film, piano, literature (Shakespeare especially), Italy and travel. Speaker of English, Italian, some French and German.

                  Why the Owner Chose Santa Monica:
                  A TERRIFIC AREA where the traffic and parking is not nearly as congested and stressful as at the beach traffic yet is only minutes away from the ocean. We're also right amongst the cafes, cinemas, boutiques and shopping of the wonderful West side. A great location in what is already a world-class 'destination location.' Lovely backyard and patio deck, too!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  Complementary use of 3 bikes to ride to the beach or explore the neighborhood -- or simply take the beach bus on the corner. Peaceful and quiet backyard terra-cotta patio (with charcoal BBQ) framed by bougainvillea and fountains looking out onto our lovely backyard garden and fruit trees. Complementary high-speed (6 megabyte) internet & Wi-Fi & cable HDTV. During your home orientation when you arrive, James can also serve as your 'virtual concierge' to help you plan your stay in LA.


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                  Speaks: czech, french, german, italian, english

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                  • The Cottage's queen-size bed with Tempurpedic mattress & plenty of closet space

                    The Cottage's queen-size bed with Tempurpedic mattress & plenty of closet space

                  • Our new Kitchen w/ microwave, stove, fridge,cable-TV & DVD/CD library

                    Our new Kitchen w/ microwave, stove, fridge,cable-TV & DVD/CD library

                  • Our backyard patio & garden is framed by fountains and fruit trees

                    Our backyard patio & garden is framed by fountains and fruit trees

                  • A corner of our lovely backyard, with lemon & orange trees.

                    A corner of our lovely backyard, with lemon & orange trees.

                  • The backyard flowers are a hit with the hummingbirds

                    The backyard flowers are a hit with the hummingbirds

                  • Our 3 bubbling fountains provide a soothing soundtrack for relaxing in the yard

                    Our 3 bubbling fountains provide a soothing soundtrack for relaxing in the yard

                  • Venice Beach is right down our cross street

                    Venice Beach is right down our cross street

                  • Venice Boardwalk is always bustling -- find out our secret parking spots!

                    Venice Boardwalk is always bustling -- find out our secret parking spots!

                  • The Santa Monica Promenade is for shopping and dining

                    The Santa Monica Promenade is for shopping and dining

                  • Venice Beach at sunset

                    Venice Beach at sunset

                  • Our Cottage sitting area with tiled dining/writing table

                    Our Cottage sitting area with tiled dining/writing table

                  • Cottage Bathroom w/ new rounded-corner shower, heat lamp & skylight

                    Cottage Bathroom w/ new rounded-corner shower, heat lamp & skylight

                  • Our Craftsman house on Beethoven Street stands guard over our Cottage in back

                    Our Craftsman house on Beethoven Street stands guard over our Cottage in back

                  • Relax in our peaceful backyard framed by gardens and fountains

                    Relax in our peaceful backyard framed by gardens and fountains

                  • Enjoy a drink under our award-winning lemon tree!

                    Enjoy a drink under our award-winning lemon tree!

                  • Flower boxes brighten the day!

                    Flower boxes brighten the day!

                  • Explore the world-famous Venice Canals -- just a short bike ride away

                    Explore the world-famous Venice Canals -- just a short bike ride away

                  • Show-offs  in a show town! (Venice Boardwalk)

                    Show-offs in a show town! (Venice Boardwalk)

                  • The terrific Santa Monica Promenade is a shoppers delight, day or night

                    The terrific Santa Monica Promenade is a shoppers delight, day or night

                  • The peerless Santa Monica Pier

                    The peerless Santa Monica Pier

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Monday, May 19, 2014

                  $150 - $165 per night (USD)
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                  0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 3

                  View calendar: Updated 07/21/14
                  Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                  Speaks: czech, french, german, italian, english
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