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180 Magical Bungalow ~ 8 Blocks to Beach!Free Wifi, Cable, Parking

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Last updated: 09/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Santa Monica cottage description

~~ Family Retreat ~~ Writers Retreat ~~

Creative people are inspired by my 2-BR Spanish Bungalow! And families are enthused by the great bargain at a fabulous family-friendly location!

Walk everywhere! Walk to Main Street's trendy bistros (7 blocks), to the world's largest solar energy Ferris Wheel on the Santa Monica Pier (30 min), to the Promenade's boutiques (20 min), to the new Santa Monica Place's stores and ocean view dining, to funky Venice Boardwalk's 'muscle beach' (15 min) and -- hey, to the BEACH ~ only 8 blocks!

Walk to Exhale and other yoga studios, Vidal Sassoon, Venice Google, American Film Market.

1 block to bus to UCLA.

Grocery store, pharmacy and great value restaurants and kid-friendly parks 1 block away. Whole Foods 5 blocks away. Walk to several raw food restaurants.

Quiet, safe, residential family-friendly neighborhood.

Comfy queen bed w/pillowtop mattress, full kitchen w/everything including spices, plates, glasses, pots & pans, microwave, blender, toaster & dishwasher! Fabulous 'farmer's style' copper sink.

Romantic old-fashioned ball-and-claw tub with shower, secluded outdoor dining. Second bedroom has comfy designer European sofabed with temperpedic pad, desk, couch, lots of light! Add'l sofa bed in living room. Home can accommodate 4 people. Extra $25/night each for 3rd, 4th persons.

Perfect for creative types who need a retreat or families looking to explore Los Angeles on a budget. Can comfortably accommodate 4 people or 6 people who really like each other.

Soak up the sun, surf the 'net, or meet other travelers in the communal back yard. Or enjoy privacy on the charming and romantic outdoor dining porch for 6 people.

FREE WiFi.
FREE full cable TV w/hundreds of free movies on demand.
FREE use of on-site washer/dryer w/detergent included.
FREE on-street parking.

Comes with Charley, my affectionate indoor/outdoor cat, whom you'll feed. No litter box; what a cat!

An eye-popping bargain at $205/night, weekly break at $180/night for 7 nights +.
Additional $25/night/person for each additional guest beyond the first 2.
$100 cleaning fee + $500 refundable deposit.
Min 2 nights.

Ask about my cozy studio CASITA at the same great location for 1 or 2 people @ $109 - $120/night and my studio HIDEAWAY for 1 or 2 people @ $98 - $103/night.

Your stay at my Bungalow helps support my work to assist Iraqi refugees.

I love offering my home to people who appreciate a great deal at a fabulous location.

Please make your first inquiry by e-mail. I may not be in LA's time zone.

ALL EMAILED INQUIRIES ANSWERED WITHIN 12 HOURS. Thank you for your inquiry!
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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Children Welcome:

            Bungalow is child-friendly!...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            That's where Charley (the resident Concierge-Cat) puts his paw down!...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Smoking allowed outside ONLY, please....moreless

          • Wheelchair Accessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Guest Bedroom : 1 double

            European sofabed for 1 person. Room has a desk and couch....moreless

          • Master Bedroom: 1 queen

            Master bedroom has TV & cozy seating on adjacent couches....moreless

          • Living Room bed: 1 double

            Comfy European sofabed in the living room....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower

            Romantic ball-and-claw bathtub for soaking!...moreless

          • Bathroom 2

            ...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Comes with Charley, my sociable cat, whom you'll feed. No litter box! Books fast! All inquiries answered within 12 hours....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Television

              Theme

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

              Attractions

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

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Shuffleboard
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Whale Watching
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Deepsea Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Sound/Bay Fishing
                  • Surf Fishing
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Charming, romantic outdoor dining area on private porch for 6....moreless

                  • Dining Area

                  General

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    FREE! On-site...moreless

                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet:

                    FREE!...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    Soft, high-count thread!...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Features an ample desk and table for work space. Light & airy!...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Full kitchen with all appliances and an ample counter...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster:

                    & blender!...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Front porch romantically lit every eve w/white lights for intimate dining....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $180
                  $1,260

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                  • Cleaning Fee $100
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  An eye-popping bargain at $205/night or $180/night for stays of 7+ nights for 2 guests. $100 cleaning fee. $500 refundable security deposit. Additional guests (regardless of age): $25/night/person.

                  No other charges: FREE WiFI, FREE cable, FREE laundry, FREE on-street parking.

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                  Last updated: 09/10/2014
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                  Location

                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  LAX
                  0.6 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  I-10 & Pacific Coast Highway
                  0.2 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Sapporo Sushi, Latitude Thai, Pancho's Tacos
                  0.7 Miles
                  Nearest Beach
                  Ocean Park & Venice

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Quiet, family-friendly residential neighborhood. You'd never guess you're so accessible to UCLA, Beverly Hills, Hollywood -- and everything Los Angeles has to offer!

                  • Hiking in Santa Monica Mountains w/breathtaking ocean views ~ 10 min drive.

                  • Shopping in exclusive Beverly Hills ~ 20 min drive.

                  • Swimming, surfing, fishing in Pacific! ~ ONLY 8 blocks!

                  • Cruise Pacific Coast Highway ~ 5 min drive.

                  • Getty Museum ~ 20 min drive.

                  • Celebrity-sightings!

                  • LAX ~ 1/2 hr drive.

                  • #10 Freeway ~ 5 minute drive.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2001

                  About the owner: I've lived in Santa Monica for 30 years and love sharing my community with visitors from all over the world! I've served on the Santa Monica Commission on the Status of Women, helped found a major environmental organization (Heal the Bay) and been a leading spokesperson on statewide civil liberties issues. Your stay in my Bungalow supports my work to assist Iraqi refugees. Find out more about me at LivingLargeInLimbo dot com.

                  Why the Owner Chose Santa Monica:
                  This is my home, and I'm happy to rent it to vacationers so that I may continue my work oversees with refugees. I've lived in this neighborhood since 1982. I've been renting my home steadily since 2008 and have many returning guests!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  This is a clean, safe option in a great neighborhood for budget-conscious travelers -- especially those with children. I come home every 3 months or so and love, just love, sitting outside on the private porch with my morning coffee, smelling the clean, salt air. And, of course, there's Charley, the friendliest cat on the planet!


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english
                   

                  Photos

                  • Magical Santa Monica Bungalow!

                    Magical Santa Monica Bungalow!

                  • Spacious country kitchen

                    Spacious country kitchen

                  • Kitchen into living room...Open floor plan

                    Kitchen into living room...Open floor plan

                  • Charley, my Concierge-Cat!  He loves kids!

                    Charley, my Concierge-Cat! He loves kids!

                  • Master Bedroom:  Queen bed with comfy pillowtop mattress

                    Master Bedroom: Queen bed with comfy pillowtop mattress

                  • Romantic ball-and-claw tub with shower

                    Romantic ball-and-claw tub with shower

                  • Another European sofabed is in the living room.  VCR w/children's videos here!

                    Another European sofabed is in the living room. VCR w/children's videos here!

                  • Charming outdoor dining!

                    Charming outdoor dining!

                  • Outdoor sculpture garden ~ private from street!

                    Outdoor sculpture garden ~ private from street!

                  • Direct access to the bathroom, which is also accessed from the kitchen

                    Direct access to the bathroom, which is also accessed from the kitchen

                  • Appliances include coffeemaker, blender, toaster, microwave, dishwasher

                    Appliances include coffeemaker, blender, toaster, microwave, dishwasher

                  • ...Or enjoy morning coffee under the sun umbrella amidst the succulent garden!

                    ...Or enjoy morning coffee under the sun umbrella amidst the succulent garden!

                  • Enjoy outdoor dining ~ Santa Monica-style!

                    Enjoy outdoor dining ~ Santa Monica-style!

                  • Inspiring, private living room with sofa bed

                    Inspiring, private living room with sofa bed

                  • Roomy work desk in the living room

                    Roomy work desk in the living room

                  • Master Bedroom & Lounging Area -- TV is behind the white door

                    Master Bedroom & Lounging Area -- TV is behind the white door

                  • Second bedroom with European sofabed, desk and couch

                    Second bedroom with European sofabed, desk and couch

                  • Side garden

                    Side garden

                  • Sunny backyard to schmooze with fellow travelers

                    Sunny backyard to schmooze with fellow travelers

                  • Great overhead reading lights

                    Great overhead reading lights

                  • Relaxing soaking tub w/shower!

                    Relaxing soaking tub w/shower!

                  VRBO #335224

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Sunday, October 12, 2014

                  $180 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

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