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Walk to the Beach! Deluxe Retreat Perfect for 2-6 Guests

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We're on a quiet residential street just a few blocks from the marina & beach

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Last updated: 07/30/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Venice Beach house description

Location, location, location! Extraordinarily charismatic, romantic, sunny and airy Mediterranean-style 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in the heart of Venice/Marina del Rey sleeps up to 6 and is just a short walk to the beach. This is the ideal and utterly charming vacation getaway for a couple, family or business group. Located on beautiful Howard Street, we affectionately call it "Howard's End."

Our sunny casita welcomes you on a beautiful and quiet residential street just blocks from the Marina. Unrestricted parking. Open living room and dining area with skylights and hardwood floors. The spotless and airy kitchen is fully equipped with all amenities, perfect for preparing fresh organic produce from one of the many local farmer’s markets in the area. Enjoy breakfast on our front balconette, and lunch or dinner al fresco on our backyard terrace where everyone can comfortably gather around the table.

Howard's End also includes widescreen HD premium cable TV and high-speed broadband internet and Wi-Fi. Both bedroom’s feature queen-size beds looking out into the backyard gardens, with the master bedroom’s French doors opening up onto a lovely Mediterranean patio that leads to our backyard terrace. There are two full bathrooms adjacent to each bedroom. Our den offers a comfortable desk and working area, with a sofa bed that comfortably sleeps two, with another queen-size sofa bed in the living room.

We’re just a short stroll to the surf and sands of Venice beach where you can bike, swim, skateboard, explore, shop and dine casually or elegantly, and the famous Venice Pier and the Venice Canals are just a 7-minute walk down the street. Just three blocks away is the exceptional Abbott Kinney Blvd. known for its charming boutiques, antique stores, fine restaurants and shopping. There are literally dozens of fine restaurants, cafes and coffee shops in our very walkable – a gastronome’s delight!

We also offer complimentary bicycles for our guests' use to explore this vibrant and colorful "little pocket of paradise."

How convenient are we to all the must-see destinations?

Abbott Kinney shopping district is 1 minute away
The famous Venice Canals are 2 minutes away
Venice Beach is 3 minutes away
The Marina is 3 minutes away
Santa Monica is 5 minutes away
The freeways are 5 minutes away
Penmar Golf Course is 6 minutes away
Santa Monica Promenade is 8 minutes away
LAX airport is 15 minutes away
Beverly Hills is 20 minutes away
Hollywood is 30 minutes away
Universal City is 40 minutes away
Disneyland is 45 minutes away

We look forward to welcoming you to Howard's End soon!



Keywords: Casita, House, Cottage, Villa, Home

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Wheelchair Accessible
          • Limited Accessibility
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

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          • Queen size Beds (1) Two bedrooms each with new queen-size beds, Twin or Single Beds (2) Brand new trundle bed with two twin-size mattress in den/third bedroom, great for kids or adults., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) New queen-size sofa bed in living room ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Microwave
          • Refrigerator

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided
          • Parking Off Street
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Washing Machine

          Other Amenities

              • One of the most charming and conveniently-located homes on the west side! We're just a few-minute stroll to Venice Beach, the Marina, the famous Venice Canals, and the world-classing shopping and dining of Abbott Kinney Boulevard. You won't need a car to take advantage of everything there is to offer! We have complimentary bicycles for our guests, or you can park your car off-street in the back, or curbside with unrestricted street parking on a beautiful, quiet and safe residential street. Dine al fresco (up to 6 people) on our covered terrazzo in our backyard. A very romantic retreat!...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Music Library
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable
              • CD Player
              • Video Library

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Broadband Access

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill
              • Lanai / Gazebo

              Activities

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Tennis
              • Parasailing
              • Hot Air Ballooning
              • Surfing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Jet Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Hiking
              • Sailing
              • Racquetball
              • Basketball Court
              • Fitness Center
              • Antiquing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Horseshoes
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Live Theater
              • Cinemas
              • Theme Parks
              • Swimming
              • Water Skiing
               

              Reviews

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              Peak season (May 16-Sep 5 2011; Dec. 20-Jan 3 2012): $335/nt, $2,400/wk,$7,000/mo.
              Off-peak (Sep 6-Dec. 01 2011; Jan 4-May 15 2012): $305/nt, $2,100/wk, $6,200/mo.
              All rates are for 1-4 guests. $35/night for each additional guest.
              Maximum 7 guests.  Minimum stay 3 nights. There is a $100 cleaning fee.
              A $300 refundable deposit is required to book the property. We accept cash,
              Paypal travelers checks, personal checks (major US banks only) & credit cards.
              Rent is due in full upon arrival.  No smoking inside, and no pets please.
              

              Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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              Last updated: 07/30/2014
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              Location

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                Abott Kinney Blvd. View on map

                One of the most delightful and bustling streets in the whole Los Angeles area is just a two-minute walk from our house. Enjoy the boutiques, world-class restaurants, cafes and shopping -- great for strolling and window shopping, too!

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                The Marina View on map

                You can rent a sailboat and sail from Marina to beautiful Catalina Island -- or enjoy dining by the ocean and exploring Fisherman's Wharf

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                Venice Pier View on map

                Take a stroll out onto the Pier, dine at one of the dozens of restuarants and cafes on Venice Beach -- or simply stroll, bike or skateboard down the world-famous Venice Boardwalk -- nearly 4 miles of gorgeous ocean views only a 10-minute walk from our house.

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                Santa Monica Promenade View on map

                Just a few minutes from our house, the Promenade is the most popular and vibrant section of the west side, a must-see destination filled with restaurants, shopping, cinemas and people-watching!

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                Venice Canals View on map

                Enter the unique world of the Venice Canals -- a little bit of Amsterdam! Enjoy a the beautiful homes and lush vegetation, the hump-back bridges and quacking ducks. Best time to stroll is early evening before sunset. Just a 10-minute walk (5 minutes bike-ride) from our house.

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              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2011

              About the owner: Ross, the owner, is a Czech-born citizen of the US whose interests include gardening, cinema and gourmet cooking (incredible soups!). James, the manager, is a Harvard-educated journalist, author and filmmaker whose hobbies include piano playing, Shakespeare, traveling, all things Italian and shooting his documentary series, “The Film Villages of Italy.” James also owns properties up the street (#308038, #172932 and #195972 on VRBO) Between us we speak English, Czech and Italian fluently, and operational French and German. With over 20 years experience living in Los Angeles, we also serve as your complementary “concierges” to Southern California and can give you helpful tips for planning your Southern California vacation – including where to park, best strategies for surviving LA traffic, favorite restaurants and best hidden “attractions” that natives know and tourists might miss.

              Why the Owner Chose Venice Beach:
              The casita is in the wonderful "golden triangle" district of Venice/Marina del Rey and is extremely convenient to all beach area attractions: Abbott Kinney, Venice Beach and the Venice Canals, the freeways, and the Santa Monica Pier and Promenade. When we first saw this property we thought we had just stepped into a corner of Southern Italy!

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Reliving that vacation you always wanted to take to Italy. Relaxing with a margarita on our Mediterranean back patio. Taking a two-minute stroll to one of the best (and best-priced!) Italian restaurants on the west side -- C&O Cucina. "Boutiquing" on Abbott Kinney Blvd, just three blocks away. Walking down to shops and cafes of the Marina's Fisherman's Wharf, watching the pelicans catch fish and the sailboats catch the waves to Catalina Island across the Santa Monica Bay.


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              Speaks: english

               

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              • We're on a quiet residential street just a few blocks from the marina & beach

                We're on a quiet residential street just a few blocks from the marina & beach

              • Our kitchen features large refrigerator, stove/microwave & lots of counter space

                Our kitchen features large refrigerator, stove/microwave & lots of counter space

              • Enjoy breakfast or cocktails on our front balconette

                Enjoy breakfast or cocktails on our front balconette

              • World-famous Venice Canals are just a few minutes' walk down the street

                World-famous Venice Canals are just a few minutes' walk down the street

              • Our beautiful front yard comes with fresh ocean breezes and a very quiet street

                Our beautiful front yard comes with fresh ocean breezes and a very quiet street

              • Relax in our romantic backyard with garden and trees and spacious terrace dining

                Relax in our romantic backyard with garden and trees and spacious terrace dining

              • The magnificent Santa Monica Promenade is just 8 minutes away

                The magnificent Santa Monica Promenade is just 8 minutes away

              • Ride our complementary bikes to Venice Beach i-- only 3 minutes away

                Ride our complementary bikes to Venice Beach i-- only 3 minutes away

              • Sunset on the Venice Beach bike path near our house

                Sunset on the Venice Beach bike path near our house

              VRBO #356035

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              3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 07/30/14
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              Speaks: english
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