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5-Star Location: the Art Colony Beach Apartments, Steps 2 Sand

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Comfortable and spacious mid-century modern living room in the Artist's Loft

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Last updated: 05/10/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Thanks for checking out THE ART COLONY at Venice Beach -- your best value this close to the sand!

Fresh flowers greet you when you arrive at your lovely, modern beach apartment. Only steps to the sand of world-famous Venice Beach and Muscle Beach, and a short stroll to the trendy shops and restaurants of Venice's Abbot Kinney Blvd. and Santa Monica Pier. There's easy public transportation to the Getty Center, UCLA and beyond.

Venice is a fun, lively and colorful part of Los Angeles... but we offer a peaceful refuge in a quiet residential neighborhood. We're only steps from the sand, perfect for family fun and R&R. ***Please note that PARTIES ARE NOT ALLOWED and City of Los Angeles noise ordinance takes effect after 9pm.***

The Art Gallery apartment has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, a large sun deck, Master Bedroom decorated with art from the Caribbean, with private balcony overlooking our lush patio garden. The Twin room has 2 twin beds and Native American art. The Double room has a comfy pillow-top double bed and African art.

The Artist's Loft also has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, and has cathedral ceilings, designer finishes and furnishings throughout. In addition to its Master Bedroom balcony, it has a large roof deck with ocean, mountain and Hollywood Sign views.

Both apartments boast large, gourmet kitchens, 32-inch Sony HD TVs, high speed wireless internet, wood-burning fireplace, and washer/dryer in unit. Comfortable and stylish. Secured 2-car parking. Total living space is over 1,400 square feet. The Art Gallery is on the 2nd floor, (14 stair steps from ground level). Another unit, The Artist's Loft is 29 stair steps from ground level.

The owners are avid art collectors, and decorated their apartments from their personal collection. (Many pieces are for sale, so if you fall in love with one, you may purchase it as a souvenir of your trip!)

Come to our quiet Venice Beach oasis and experience Southern California lifestyle at its very best!

NEW: PREMIUM VENICE BEACH SURFING EXPERIENCE!
Stay with us for exclusive discounts on surf school and gear rentals at the one and only Venice Beach Surf School! www.surfcamp.la

7-NIGHT SPECIAL: Stay 7 or more nights and exit cleaning is FREE!



PLEASE NOTE: Additional $25 per person per night over 6. Holiday/event dates same as high season. 3-night minimum stay. Rates subject to 14% LA transient occupancy tax. $150 exit cleaning fee, $1,500 fully-refundable security deposit (pre-authorized only) on your Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express card. Please note the following reservation, deposit, payment and cancellation policies for the Artist's Loft and Art Gallery residences: one-half of total rental fee (plus tax) is due at time of booking to secure your reservation; payment balance (balance of rental, tax and exit cleaning fee) is due upon arrival; if cancellation, including revision to length of stay, is made prior to 21 days from arrival date, we will make full refund of payment in the form of original payment method; there will be no refund for cancellation or revision within 21 days of arrival date. For guests numbering more than 6, there is a $25 per person per night additional charge. A $1,500 fully-refundable security deposit (to be applied to damages to the property, if any) is required at check-in via credit card authorization or cash. Upon check-out, the apartment will be inspected within 24 hours. If damages are found, guest will be notified by email of repair/replacement cost, and photo documentation provided where possible. That cost will be deducted from the authorization amount, which will then be charged, and the balance of that amount will be refunded to the credit card provided.

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Property Type

  • Apartment

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outside areas only....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Two sun decks, one with BBQ -- on exclusive Venice walk-street, only steps to the sand. You'll love our peaceful, quiet beachside oasis....moreless

Entertainment

  • Television:

    2 32' Sony flatscreens in each apartment...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

General

  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free calls to US and Canada...moreless

  • Garage:

    Secured 2-car parking on site....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Fios...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.6
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
spring
Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$435
summer
Jun 1 - Sep 14, 2015
3 night min stay
$479
nov
Sep 15 - Nov 4, 2015
3 night min stay
$479
afm
Nov 5 - Nov 12, 2015
3 night min stay
$479
thanksgiving
Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
3 night min stay
$479
dec
Dec 17 - Dec 23, 2015
3 night min stay
$415
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$455

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • damage waiver fee $45 + tax
  • exit cleaning $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 14%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

7.6 Miles
Nearest Airport
LAX
Venice Beach
Nearest Beach
Venice Beach

Car: Not Necessary

20-mi. beach bike path, easy stroll to Abbott Kinney, Santa Monica pier, 3rd St Promenade, only steps to world-famous Venice Beach!

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: We relocated from NYC to SoCal in June, 2000. Our main reason for moving? The WEATHER! We love to hear the weather reports from the East Coast. Whatever it is back east, we're having better weather here :) Not only is LA beautiful, it has an abundance of culture: world-class museums, great live theatre featuring the best Hollywood actors, shopping, fine dining and more. What I like best about Los Angeles is that it has the most ethnically diverse population on the planet.

Why Venice Beach:
The west side of Los Angeles is the most desirable area, and you can't get much farther west than 1/2 block from famous Venice Beach. We love this area for the eclectic mix of people, the wonderful sea air and the fun, carnival atmosphere of the boardwalk. The walkstreets of Venice provide a tranquil getaway from the fun mayhem, just steps away! Just two blocks to the east is trendy Abbott Kinney Blvd, with wonderful restaurants and shops. Your timing might be right to catch a street fair or glimpse a celebrity! Enjoy the decor and art we've chosen for the unit. We have a large and varied selection of DVDs, CDs and books for your pleasure.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Most people stay with us for our wonderful location, location, location! Open the doors to the two spacious decks and the ocean breeze flows through the entire apartment. Guests love the decor and art, love the quality of the space and love stepping out our front door and onto wonderful Venice Beach.


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Photos

  • Comfortable and spacious mid-century modern living room in the Artist's Loft

    Comfortable and spacious mid-century modern living room in the Artist's Loft

  • Master bedroom with balcony overlooking the lush garden patio in the Art Gallery

    Master bedroom with balcony overlooking the lush garden patio in the Art Gallery

  • View from dining room to living room in the Artist's Loft

    View from dining room to living room in the Artist's Loft

  • Huge, fully-equipped modern gourmet kitchen in the Artist's Loft

    Huge, fully-equipped modern gourmet kitchen in the Artist's Loft

  • A festive Caribbean carnivale mask in the master bedroom of the Art Gallery

    A festive Caribbean carnivale mask in the master bedroom of the Art Gallery

  • Second bedroom decorated with African art in the Art Gallery

    Second bedroom decorated with African art in the Art Gallery

  • Our dining room folk-art Angel in the Art Gallery

    Our dining room folk-art Angel in the Art Gallery

  • Ganesha the Lucky Elephant in our succulent-filled patio garden

    Ganesha the Lucky Elephant in our succulent-filled patio garden

  • Uniquely scarlet master bedroom with custom rattan doors in the Artist's Loft

    Uniquely scarlet master bedroom with custom rattan doors in the Artist's Loft

  • Eclectic art in our spacious dining area in the Artist's Loft

    Eclectic art in our spacious dining area in the Artist's Loft

  • Spacious sun deck with BBQ in the Art Gallery

    Spacious sun deck with BBQ in the Art Gallery

  • Huge, fully-equipped gourmet kitchen and art-filled walls in the Art Gallery

    Huge, fully-equipped gourmet kitchen and art-filled walls in the Art Gallery

  • Comfy "Georgia O'Keeffe" desert-inspired bedroom in the Artist's Loft

    Comfy "Georgia O'Keeffe" desert-inspired bedroom in the Artist's Loft

  • A whimsical folk-art snake in the living room of the Art Gallery

    A whimsical folk-art snake in the living room of the Art Gallery

  • Master bedroom balconies overlook the lush garden patio in both apartments

    Master bedroom balconies overlook the lush garden patio in both apartments

  • Van Gogh's "Starry Night" mural--a Venice hallmark--at the end of our street

    Van Gogh's "Starry Night" mural--a Venice hallmark--at the end of our street

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/10/2015
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