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LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION!!!!! This charming, beautifully decorated, immaculate, approximately 1,500 sq. ft., two bedroom home is LOCATED!! in the Heart of the Los Feliz Village, a fifteen minute drive west of downtown. Outside our front door is one of the best 'walking' villages in Los Angeles, literally three minutes away from renowned restaurants, two movie theaters, cool boutiques, the post office, coffee shops, bars, dry cleaners, an Enterprise car rental location, live theater, three separate grocery stores, including an awesome natural food market, bi-weekly farmer's markets, and the list goes on! The restaurants range from Thai, Italian, French, Mexican, American, Middle Eastern, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, Vegetarian, Vegan, seriously, you name it. There are also 24 hour resturants in the neighborhood. Built in 1922, this two story charming quadraplex is three generation family owned and occupied, pet free, newly renovated, with solid oak hardwood floors, new all cotton linens for the queen and king size beds, two 40'+ flat screen TV's, DVRs, DVD players in the living room and the master, WIFI, computer and printer, gas log fireplace, central air and heat, a fully equipped kitchen with dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, blender, washer/dryer, ironing board and iron in the laundry room. While the original home was built in 1922, it has all new electrical from plug to pole, all new copper plumbing, smoke detectors and CO2 detectors, a new roof in 2011 and has been earthquake retrofit.
The enclosed outdoor area with a view of Griffith Observatory, has two lounging areas including an 8 place table on the bougainvillea and jasmine covered sun deck, a small gas grill, hammocks and sofa under the grape arbor, a play area for children under an ancient fruit-bearing fig tree... And yes, if the figs and grapes are ripe, help yourself.
King size beds (1) King size bed with 100% cotton high thread count sheets down pillows and down comforter. This bedroom has a walk-in closet hanging space as well as clothing and storage shelves., Queen size Beds (1) Queen size bed with 100% high thread count sheets, down pillows and down comforter. This bedroom has a closet with hanging space as well as clothing and storage shelves., Child Beds (1) Youth bed in 2nd bedroom, Baby Cribs (1) Crib available on request....moreless
Hairdryer and assorted toiletries are available in the bath area including soaps and shampoos. Weekly maid service required for longer stays.
Dry cleaner and 'Red Box' DVD rental nearby.
There is an Enterprise Car Rental location a 10 minute walk from here.
Airport transportation can be arranged and coordinated with a limo service we use....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
DirecTV HD with local channels plus Showtime and 140 other channels....moreless
2 large LCD flat screen televisions, one in living area and another in the master bedroom....moreless
DVD library with DVD players with each television....moreless
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Central air and heat with control in your hands with instructions to easily set for your comfort...moreless
Full size gas clothes dryer with dryer sheets. Also an ironing board and iron are in the laundry area...moreless
Full desktop computer with printer and high speed internet access in living area....moreless
Gas log fireplace to warm and relax you after a day of sight seeing....moreless
Full size washing machine with detergent supplied....moreless
Wireless broadband access for your smartphones, laptops and tablet computers....moreless
A gourmet chef is available for meal preparation including Gluten and dairy free as well as vegan and vegeterian meals....moreless
Most cooking utensil that might be needed. Special kitchen items usually available on request. If we have it, you have it....moreless
New electric dishwasher with detergent.provided....moreless
Full kitchen with full size stove and oven, electric dishwasher, coffee maker, coffee grinder, and starter amounts of whole bean and ground coffee. Also full size refrigerator, blender, toaster, mixer, and dishes and flatware for 8. Coffee provided....moreless
Christmas/New Years Dec 21 - Jan 4 4 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$300
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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A 10 minute walk will take you to the subway system which connects you within minutes to Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood, The Kodak, Pantages, El Capitan Theaters, Hollywood Star Tours, Downtown LA, Universal City Walk, Union Station, Olvera Street, MOCA Museum, Chinatown, Little Tokyo, Disney Concert Hall, LA Music Center, The Staples Center, LA Live, Long Beach Aquarium, Old Town Pasadena, and more. The Metro bus system is at the end of our block taking you west to Santa Monica Beach and Pier or east to over 300 shops at Glendale Galleria/Americana Mall.
It is also about a 20 minute walk to Silver Lake/Sunset Junction, with more cool shops and awesome restaurants and weekly Farmer's Markets.
The Griffith Park south entrance with it's two 18 and one 9 hole public golf courses, tennis courts, as well as the Observatory are a short hike north. A ten minute drive will take you to the east Griffith Park entrance where you will find a public pool, more tennis courts, two 18 hole public golf courses, playgrounds, the carousel, LA Zoo, pony rides, train rides, Train Town, hiking trails, the Autry Museum.
Many spas are within walking distance (By that we mean ~ Across the street), as are yoga studios, massage, nail and hair salons. Truly, anything you want is within easy reach.
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: After having lived in many nice areas of Los Angeles, we discovered Los Feliz in 2000 fell madly in love, and decided to settle down. We bought this home because of the prime location, and because it was our favorite building on the street. We love living under the magnificent 4,000 acre Griffith Park with its two 18 hole and one 9 hole golf courses, being within minutes from the many culturally diverse restaurants, numerous freeways, the subway and thus ALL of greater Los Angeles. We love walking in the quiet, surrounding neighborhoods where the filmmakers from the '20's built their homes and studios, the air fragrant with orange blossoms and jasmine. Just down the street are Walt Disney's first offices and Charlie Chaplin's theater, still operating as The Vista. Barnsdall Park, with its Frank Lloyd Wright home is a ten minute walk south and on Wednesday's we picnic on the hill after picking up quesadillas and fresh avocados at the Farmer's Market in the parking lot below. Weekly, we walk 'the stairs' that wind through homes in the hills north of us, up to Griffith Observatory. Some evenings we walk down the block to Skylight Books to hear an author read from their newly published book, or catch the latest movie at the Los Feliz 3. This is truly a dream neighborhood to live in, whether it's for ten years or ten days.
Some members of our household speak fluent Mandarin Chinese, Castilian Spanish, and central Texan, should you need translators.
Why the Owner Chose Los Angeles: One reason we love this location is that we can leave our car parked and walk to so many activities. We leave for the movies 5 minutes before the movie starts and don't miss the previews or credits. We can walk to 10 or 15 restaurants within as little as 2 minutes of home in a well lighted friendly neighborhood. It is not unusual to have filming activity and celebrity sightings in the neighborhood.
We loved the charming details of the property, the many windows, the coved ceilings, the crown molding, the ancient fig tree and grape vine in the backyard, the HISTORY of the place and the area. And the ability to all live as a family under one roof, to raise a family in a beautiful home and a friendly neighborhood.
The Unique Benefits at this House: In an attempt to make your stay as carefree as possible, there is no need for keys. The keyless entry will be set to a 4 digit code of your choosing.
We are here next door to assist as little or as much as is needed to make your stay as pleasent and stress free as possible. Need the quickest way anywhere, let us help. Need a recommendation for dinner, we can help.