Exquisite English Cottage in Westwood/Century City Area
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
Westwood cottage description
In the heart of Century City, our Westwood cottage is one block west of Century Park West just north of Olympic Bl. Westwood is a district in western Los Angeles, California. Westwood is best known as the home of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Century City is an important business center located on the West Side of Los Angeles, California. Many law firms and executives--particularly those with ties to the film, television, and music industries--have offices here. Century City is bounded by Westwood on the west, Rancho Park on the southwest, Cheviot Hills and Beverlywood on the southeast, and the city of Beverly Hills on the northeast. Its major thoroughfares are Santa Monica, Olympic, and Pico Boulevards (its northern boundary, central artery, and southern boundary, respectively), as well as Avenue of the Stars and Century Park East and West.
Keywords: Exquisite, 1930's cottage in quaint, English garden, patio setting with enclosed yard in the Westwood/Century City area. This vacation rental is in the shadow of the Fox Tower from the Die Hard films and behind the Fox Studios. It is a two-story, one-bedroom, one-bathroom cottage with 1100 square feet; it features a full kitchen with granite countertops, all appliances, including washer and dryer.
Walk to two major supermarkets (Ralphs Fresh Faire across the street and Gelsons in Century City Shopping town), Farmers Market in Century City Business District once a week, Century City AMC movie theatre, public golf course and park with tennis and public pool, and Century City shopping. Century City foodcourt and movie theatre just underwent a major renovation and you can walk to it from the cottage!
Beverly Hills is a short walk away. Within a few miles of UCLA and Westwood Village. The cottage is in one of the most desirable 'walking neighborhoods' of West Los Angeles. This vacati
- 1100 sq. ft.
- 2 story
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters
- Pets Not Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5, Beds for 3-5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Recently remodeled bathroom with walk-in shower
Kitchen & Dining
- Dining Area Seats:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Coffee Maker
- Child's Highchair
- Ice Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Clothes Dryer
- Washing Machine
- Living Room seats 8
- Air Conditioning
- Linens Provided
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- DVD Player
- Deck / Patio
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Basketball Court
- Roller Blading
- Fitness Center
- Recreation Center
- Sight Seeing
ReviewsWrite a review
Perfect stay in LA!
Perfect stay in LA!
The cottage was a perfect place for us. It was as described and was very comfortable. We enjoyed the outdoor garden very much. The supermarket was across the street. Valerie and Gus were very friendly and helpful. I would definitely return. A suggestion would be to have a fan in the bedroom as the temperature on the days we were there reached into the 90's! Thanks!
- Guest JE (Westchester County, NY)
- Date of stay 10/03/13
- Review Submitted 10/10/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, sightseeing, romantic getaway.
Buckeyes From Ohio
Buckeyes From Ohio
Wow! What a destination. Me, my wife and 2 daughters stayed for 2 nights. The Westwood Cottage is much more than can be described on line. It is a quaint cottage with a lot of charm and history. Plenty of space, extremely comfortable beds, very clean. The outside offerings are even better- the seating areas were perfect after a long day in traffic and crowds. A 2 minute walk across a residential street for anything we needed at a full service grocery store was super convenient. And the best part- owners who made our trip feel special. Very honest, sincere folks who make you feel like family. I will return and relive the joy the Westwood Cottage!! THANK YOU!!
- Guest Tim (Norwalk, OH)
- Date of stay 08/11/13
- Review Submitted 08/23/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, adventure seekers, families with young children, tourists without a car, families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway.
What a beautiful hidden home in the city. Easy access to everything and the owners were very friendly. Thanks for the welcome beer Gus! After a long trip from Nor Cal it hit the spot. We will definitely return. Thanks for a great time!
- Guest Dan W. (Meadow Vista, CA)
- Date of stay 07/27/13
- Review Submitted 07/30/13
Recommended for: Families with young children, families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Hello Dan and Debbie, Thanks for choosing Westwood Cottage. So glad you enjoyed your short stay with us. You are welcome anytime! Safe travels, Valerie and Gus
Beautiful cottage and yard for short or long term stay
Beautiful cottage and yard for short or long term stay
We had a great stay at the Westwood Cottage, with our three young boys. The cottage was just as described and pictured in the listing, with an absolutely beautiful yard outside - it's actually a bit bigger than it looked in the listing (hard to photograph well given the difficult angles). The boys loved playing in the yard, and we even took some family pictures there, as the background scenery was perfect. The master bedroom is great, with a nice large bed. It was also very helpful to have an extra, single bed in the master bedroom, if one of the kids woke up in the middle of the night (if we had only one kid, I would have had him sleep there so we wouldn't have to open the couch bed every night). The TV in the bedroom was a bit awkward to use, since it is in the closet, but the one downstairs was great. The bathroom was fine - terrific shower; my husband mentioned that the toilet was a bit small (didn't bother me). There is no bathtub. The kitchen is very well equipped with anything we could possibly need (even with reusable water bottles, which helped a lot for day trips!), and the dining room is nice. It was a bit hard for us to keep the rug in the dining area clean with three little kids - I might have rolled it up if I had thought about it in advance. Great high chair, washing machine and drier, lovely couch. I don't think I would have wanted to sleep on the couch bed for long, as it is a standard, uncomfortable fold-out couch bed, but my boys didn't seem to mind. The wifi consistently worked well, which was important to us as my husband had to work much of the time we were there. The location is terrific - it was so convenient to have Ralph's right across the street (I think we went every day!) and to be able to walk to the Century City mall in 10 minutes. There was always parking right in front of the house, with the permit, though it's important to remember not to park on that side of the street on Friday morning during street cleaning, as you will get a $70 ticket, like we did :(. Valerie and Gustavo were very helpful and friendly whenever we needed anything. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone visiting LA, for short or long term.
- Guest Leah S. (Jerusalem, Israel)
- Date of stay 03/12/13
- Review Submitted 04/11/13
Recommended for: Girls getaway, families with young children, tourists without a car, romantic getaway.
Wow, where do I begin? First of all, pictures can not compare to what the cottage and lush gardens look like. Upon our arrival, I was impressed by the beautiful landscaping and how cute and cozy the cottage was. There was more than enough room for my family of four. My kids thoroughly enjoyed the nature scenes, especially the squirrels and hummingbirds. Secondly, the owners were very kind, helpful, and generous with information about LA. We were in Los Angeles for both personal and business, this was the perfect location. It was very convenient for everywhere we had to travel/visit and there was a grocery store right across the street. We enjoyed our walks to the Century City Mall where there's an AMC theatre and great place to get a customized burger at The Counter. Overall, our experience at the Westwood Cottage was excellent. It was clean and well kept. I will definitely recommend this vacation property to all friends and family.
- Guest Southern girl (Bourg, Louisiana)
- Date of stay 02/01/13
- Review Submitted 03/20/13
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, families with young children, tourists without a car, families with teenagers, sightseeing, romantic getaway.
We really enjoyed staying here. It was very comfortable and felt good to return to after running around L.A. The courtyard, where we ate dinner with our daughter in the evening(s) was just perfect. You could hear the crickets and watch the moon as it set between the arms of the all-embracing tree. Great shower. The parking pass is worth its weight in gold. As an added attraction, it's right around the corner from the Annenberg Space for Photography, which was showing the "Who Shot Rock & Roll" exhibit that I definitely wanted to see! I was able to walk over there. A nice place to "come home to."
- Guest macdog (Berkeley, California)
- Date of stay 09/19/12
- Review Submitted 09/25/12
Recommended for: Adventure seekers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway.
Peaceful in Los Angeles
Peaceful in Los Angeles
We stayed a month at The Westwood Cottage while looking for a new apartment in Los Angeles, and it was wonderful. The location is perfect, both in the fact that there is a super market across the street, a shopping mall within walking distance and that its central to everything by car. The accommodation is more than comfortable, both in size and amenities, and Valerie and Gus are friendly and responsive hosts. We would definitely recommend it.
- Guest Rex on the road (Los Angeles)
- Date of stay 08/19/12
- Review Submitted 09/24/12
Recommended for: Sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Rex, Thanks so much for your glowing review! Love it!
We had a wonderful experience at this property. There were fresh flowers on our arrival and the cottage exceeded our expectations. The location was very convenient and walking felt safe. The Century City mall is an easy walk and had lots of shopping/dining options.Cooking in was a welcome change from going out, and made simple by location across the street from Ralphs, and the well equipped kitchen. Sitting outside in the pleasant peaceful garden was a treat in the evening. Our hosts were very helpful--we would definitely recommend this property to friends.
- Guest Diana (Oklahoma City, OK)
- Date of stay 07/22/12
- Review Submitted 08/02/12
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway.
A wonderful home away from home!
A wonderful home away from home!
This is a lovely home set on fairy tale-like grounds with beautiful landscaping. The owners are extremely friendly and very attentive. The house is meticulously clean, comfortable and roomy. The combination of being on a lovely tree lined side street that also has the great convenience of a nearby grocery store, as well as the fabulous Century City Mall within walking distance is hard to beat! The mall has quintessential outdoor souther California setting with a 16 screen theater and many wonderful restaurants, both casual and more formal. We enjoyed every minute of our stay at the Cottage and would go back whenever we are able to! Although it is really a good idea to have a car when in LA, this is one location that because of the places within walking distance, as well as the great service offered by the Big Blue Bus--the stop is a one minute walk, just around the corner from the house--one could consider staying there without a car.
- Guest New Englanders (Boston)
- Date of stay 01/05/12
- Review Submitted 07/10/12
Recommended for: Tourists without a car, sightseeing.
Owner response: Hi Jim and Krystal, Thanks so much for your review. We appreciate it! Best, Valerie and Gus
Our stay at the Westwood cottage was everything I had expected and then some. . The cottage was just as quaint as it appeared on the VRBO site. It had everything we needed and Valerie was responsive to questions. The private feel of the property made it hard to believe there was so much available outside the fence. Having a grocery store across the street was extremely convenient as was having the Century City Mall a few blocks away. We enjoyed a great burger at The Counter at the mall. Just a short walk east is the Arenberg Photo Museum which has a rotating exhibit. We were visiting family in the area so the location was perfect. I have recommended this property to others and they have stayed here and enjoyed it as well. I would definately stay at the Westwood Cottage again.
- Guest Sue (Wisconsin)
- Date of stay 04/13/12
- Review Submitted 07/05/12
Recommended for: Girls getaway, adventure seekers, sightseeing, age 55+, romantic getaway.
Owner response: Hi Sue, We're so glad you enjoyed your stay in Westwood Cottage! We look forward to your next vacation in LA. Cheers, Valerie and Gus
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2 night min stay
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Additional information about rental rates
Exit cleaning fee additional $70
Additional $10 per night for each additional person for parties of 2 or more
- Housekeeping exit fee: $70
- Tax Rate 12%
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 2002
About the owner: I graduated from UCLA and currently work at the UCLA Medical Center.
Why the Owner Chose Westwood:
We bought this property because of how conveniently located it is to 2 major supermarkets, 2 large shopping malls and its proximity to UCLA and Beverly Hills!
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Enjoy the proximity of Ralphs Supermarket across the street and walking distance to Century City Mall/Beverly HIlls.
- Primary: (310) 497-6558 (California, USA)
- Secondary: (310) 403 8360 (California, USA)
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Brick patio under mature trees in English garden setting
Large spacious livingroom with exposed beams, hardwood and fireplace
Unique peaceful garden setting
Kitchen with granite counter tops
Spacious sunny bedroom with 1 king size bed and 1 twin bed and oversized windows
Brick patio under mature trees
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