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Swimming Pool, Gourmet Kitchen, Spanish Courtyard, Beach in 12min

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Last updated: 05/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This summer, we are renting our home for a single 2 week period (June 20-July 4). We just booked the first of these two weeks, but the second remains open!

We just completed a major bathroom remodel, which produced a magnificent large master bathroom plus a new powder room, bringing the total number of toilets in the home to 3. We have just posted photos to the VRBO website; check it out.

Last June, we completed a courtyard, which adds an outdoor living room and dining room, with tile fountain and fire pit. We also redecorated the living room. We still need to update the photos of both and also plan on doing this later this month.

The summer before, we completed a major kitchen/dining room+ remodel, which is magnificent (see photos). The remodel includes a gorgeous gourmet kitchen/dining room with lots of charm and all new high-end appliances.

These remodels have not only maintained but enhanced the charming details of this 1930's Spanish style house, including vaulted ceilings, arches, and hardwood floors.

There is a massive king bed in the master bedroom and a trundle bed in each of the other 2 bedrooms. Both trundle beds can open to a comfortable king size bed.

The house and backyard feel very peaceful and secluded even though it is very centrally located.

The backyard is great to entertain with a solar-heated pool, a gorgeous spanish tile patio and beautiful fruit trees: a large mango tree (rare for California), a lemon tree, orange trees, different varieties of palm trees, etc. Hummingbirds seem to prefer the front yard planted with cactus, palm trees, and several southwestern plants.

The pool is heated by solar panels all year long. The climate is ideal: it rarely gets cooler than 60 and warmer than 85 degrees Fahrenheit. There is central air conditioning and heating but neither is needed more than 30 days a year thanks to the usually perfect weather.

The neighborhood is safe and family friendly with lots of great restaurants and shops within walking distance.

Note that there is no TV/Cable at all in the house. There is a home theater system with a brand new projector and large projection screen in the living room. You can stream Netflix, Amazon or iTunes from the Apple TV.

A premium 'Sonos' sound system is installed throughout the house and connected to a Rhapsody music service (like Spotify). You can control the music throughout the house using any smartphone or tablet.

Keywords: House, villa, pool, cottage, spanish

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1750 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    bed can be configured as 1 king OR 1 twin OR 2 twins...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

    bed can be configured as 1 king OR 1 twin OR 2 twins...moreless

  • Master Bedroom: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • 1 Huge eastern king bed in master bedroom with Select Comfort mattress (The Sleep Number Bed). Each side can adjust the firmness of the mattress to his/her liking). 1 bed in the 2nd bedroom that can be configured as either a twin bed, 2 twin beds (including 1 mattress on the floor), or a king size bed. 1 bed in the 3rd bedroom identical to the one above (serves as 1 twin, 2 twins or 1 king) ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, tub, shower

    ...moreless

  • There are two full bathrooms, one with shower and bath, one with shower only and a powder room (toilet and sink only)....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    We have a large selection of novels for all ages as well as various works of nonfiction!...moreless

  • Games
  • Stereo:

    SONOS speakers installed throughout the house. You can control them using any Smart Phone, tablet computer or iPod touch. The Sonos system is connected to Rhapsody's music service and more...moreless

  • Television:

    THIS IS NOT A TV (THERE IS NONE IN THE HOUSE): A projector is mounted to the living room ceiling. A large projection screen also comes down from the living room ceiling and black out shades make the room dark. You can stream movies from Amazon, Netflix, iTunes Store, etc....moreless

  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    There are also 4 stools at the kitchen bar....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    A/C works great but we rarely use it because the weather is always so perfect....moreless

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Top of the line Miele dryer...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heating too works great but we rarely use it because the weather is always so perfect....moreless

  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Beautiful living room with vaulted high ceilings....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking for 1 car in the driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    We provide parking permits for the street....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Top of the line Miele washer...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Super fast wifi with Apple Airport Extreme router....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf coffee maker (similar to Nespresso pod machine) makes espresso as well as drip coffee and tea. We will also provide a traditional drip coffee maker....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Everything you need to cook is there....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything you need to cook is there....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Top of the line Miele dishwasher...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The kitchen was just remodeled and includes top of the line appliances, gorgeous walnut wood countertops, a kitchen island with a bar, etc. Great for families who love to cook and entertain!...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Top of the line Sharp microwave drawer....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Professional style dual fuel range with gas cooktop and self-cleaning electric oven...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    We plan on installing a hot tub before the summer. Check in with us closer to the date for more details!...moreless

  • Private Pool:

    Gorgeous private pool. 15 feet wide by 30 feet long with tropical landscaping around it. A mango tree and a citrus tree hang over the pool, hummingbirds come chirping above. It's paradise!...moreless

 

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7 night min stay

$2,490 $8,990
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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • biweekly cleaning + $320
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

There is a $180 weekly fee for cleaning, gardening and pool maintenance.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/17/2015
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Location

11 Miles
Nearest Airport
LAX
Los Angeles
Nearest Barpub
Steingarten LA: 10543 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
0.1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Rancho Park Golf Course
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 freeway
Los Angeles
Nearest Restaurant
FOOD
6 Miles
Nearest Beach
Santa Monica Beach

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We are a family of 4 with 2 kids ages 13 (Claire) and 10 (Jonah). Abigail is a Professor of Sociology at UCLA and Dotan is a high-tech entrepreneur. We moved to LA from New York in 2002 and bought the house in 2003. We love the neighborhood: short walking distance to shops, schools, restaurants, movie theaters, and even a golf course, yet it feels clam and secluded if you walk into the backyard and soak in the pool. We get along great with all our neighbors and are quite social with many of them.

Why the Owner Chose Los Angeles:
We love our home and enjoy sharing it with others while we travel. We have done three massive remodels in the past 3 years, including a open kitchen/dining room, spacious courtyard, and new bathroom + powder room. In all of our remodels, we have kept the old Spanish feel and added new charm and details. People tell us that our house is a 'little jewel.'

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house is in an incredible location: Despite feeling like a peaceful oasis inside, the house is a short walk from some of LA's best restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. Just 50 yards down the street is a trendy cafe/restaurant called FOOD. Several other cool West LA spots are a little further down the street within short walking distance. It is also only 5 miles from the beautiful Santa Monica beach and historic pier (takes less than 15 minutes by car on week-ends). UCLA is less than 2 miles away. Shopping wise, it is less than a mile away from both the Westside Pavilion (Macy's, Nordstrom, Landmark Movie Theater, etc.) and the Century City mall (Bloomingdale's, Tiffany's, Apple Store, The Container Store, etc.). For entertainment, there are at least 10 movie theaters within a 3-mile radius including the huge AMC Century City and the state of the art Landmark which you can easily walk to. A few theaters like the Geffen Playhouse are also close by. As far as city parks go, the house is only a block away from Rancho Park, which includes many tennis courts, an 18 holes golf course with driving range, a playground, an Olympic size swimming pool, an archery range, etc.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french
 

Photos

  • Our beautiful courtyard lighting automatically comes on at sunset.

    Our beautiful courtyard lighting automatically comes on at sunset.

  • Deep private swimming pool always warm thanks to the solar system.

    Deep private swimming pool always warm thanks to the solar system.

  • Our beautiful southwestern landscaping attracts hummingbirds and saves water.

    Our beautiful southwestern landscaping attracts hummingbirds and saves water.

  • Master bathroom with classic claw-foot tub, premium fixtures, custom tile murals

    Master bathroom with classic claw-foot tub, premium fixtures, custom tile murals

  • HUGE dining room & kitchen area with high ceilings & exposed beams.

    HUGE dining room & kitchen area with high ceilings & exposed beams.

  • Gorgeous Restoration Hardware furniture and fixtures. Table extends to sit 10.

    Gorgeous Restoration Hardware furniture and fixtures. Table extends to sit 10.

  • Cosy living room with projector, 72" screen and home theater surround sound.

    Cosy living room with projector, 72" screen and home theater surround sound.

  • Master bedroom: King size bed with Sleep Number Bed mattress and walk-in closet

    Master bedroom: King size bed with Sleep Number Bed mattress and walk-in closet

  • 3rd Bedroom with trundle bed which can extend into a comfortable king size bed.

    3rd Bedroom with trundle bed which can extend into a comfortable king size bed.

  • Spanish courtyard with tile fountain, fire pit, hammocks, patio heaters.

    Spanish courtyard with tile fountain, fire pit, hammocks, patio heaters.

  • Gourmet kitchen with island / bar area, bay window, walnut wood countertops.

    Gourmet kitchen with island / bar area, bay window, walnut wood countertops.

  • Another shot of the recent dining room/kitchen remodel.

    Another shot of the recent dining room/kitchen remodel.

  • Master bathroom entirely remodeled in 2015

    Master bathroom entirely remodeled in 2015

  • Gorgeous patio overlooking pool. Tropical garden with fruit trees and fountain.

    Gorgeous patio overlooking pool. Tropical garden with fruit trees and fountain.

  • Cosy living room with projector, 72" screen and home theater surround sound.

    Cosy living room with projector, 72" screen and home theater surround sound.

  • Cosy living room with projector, 72" screen and home theater surround sound.

    Cosy living room with projector, 72" screen and home theater surround sound.

  • 2nd Bedroom with trundle bed which extends into a comfortable king size bed.

    2nd Bedroom with trundle bed which extends into a comfortable king size bed.

  • Relax in our newly remodeled Spanish courtyard.

    Relax in our newly remodeled Spanish courtyard.

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Speaks: english, french
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