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Charming Beach Apartment Walk to Beach!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 980 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms, sleeps up to 6

Furnished -Very bright and airy, w/ French doors & windows throughout. Third floor apartment with sun deck, roof garden & hot tub; views of the city of Santa Monica, LA & mountains. Pretty & lush foliage, t5ble & chairs, wooden swing on roof deck.

Fully furnished, fully equipped, turn-key. 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, one with combination bath & shower . Living Room has a gas burning fireplace and two futon couches. Dining area & desk, Wifi -Premium Cable Channels and HDTV/DVR.

Tile kitchen, oak cabinets, fully equipped kitchen with new refrigerator/freezer.

This apartment is cozy with an open feel.

Great residential neighborhood, walking distance to markets, coffee shops, and the beach.

5 minute drive to Third St. Promenade, SM Pier. 5-10 min walk to Beach, Main St., Venice Boardwalk. Abbot Kinney.

Easy access to the freeway, Malibu, LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills.

Activities and Attractions:

This apartment is in an excellent location, just a few blocks from popular Santa Monica Main St. with restaurants, pubs, clothing shops, Farmers Market and much more. One more block and you are at the beach!

Main Street and Abbot Kinney Blvd have shops, restaurants, galleries, and are a 5-8 minute walk.

Third Street Promenade, the new Santa Monica Place Mall and the Santa Monica Pier are only a five minute drive.

We are 10 minutes from Marina del Rey, with the harbor, restaurants, shops

Children's park, Starbucks, grocery stores within a few blocks

Quiet, residential area - quaint neighborhood market a block away, children's park, etc.

More Details

Owner
Rental Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 4, 2017

About Rental Manager

Some of proceeds go to charity --wildlife, children's causes, rainforest. This is a family business .

Rental Manager purchased this apartment in 1991

Why Rental Manager chose Ocean Park

This apartment has turned out to be such a wonderful thing to own. Its so charming, light and airy, the whole level opens up. Its in such a desirable location,close to everything; 6 blocks from the Beach, 4 Blocks from popular Main Street,short distance to Abbot Kinney, Venice Boardwalk, 3rd Street Promenade, Santa Monica Mall, and The Pier. A great place to call home!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at this apartment from Aprll to July (3 months) while we were studying English in Santa Monica. This is a very beautiful apartment, nicer than the photos, in a quiet building, but close to everything (we rode our bikes daily!). We had plenty of room and privacy The private roof garden was wonderful with the hot tub and we had many nights outdoors watching the sunset and enjoying time with new friends.

We would recommend the apartment and the manager was always there to assist us with recommendations or anything that we needed.



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Map

Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-10
Nearest Beach
0.2 Miles
Santa Monica Beach
Car: not necessary

This property is in an excellent location, just three minutes from popular Santa Monica's Main Street. with restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, boutiques, Farmers Market. Nearby is trendy Abbot Kinney Blvd (with cafes, galleries,shops Third Street Promenade, the new Santa Monica

Place Mall and the Santa Monica Pier are only a five minute drive; only ten minutes to Marina del Rey or Venice Beach Boardwalk

Neighborhood children's park, Starbucks and two grocery stores within walking distance.

Great residential neighborhood and very close to many entertainment and business areas as well. Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Westwood - with nearby freeway access.

Just a five minute walk to the beach, with a bicycle,

roller skate and footpath that goes from Santa Monica

south to Manhattan Beach, north to Malibu

There is surfing, boating, volley ball, kiddies park, of course swimming, bicycle rentals, cafes.....fun and sun!

Other Activities: At beach there is bicycle, roller skate & footpath from Marina del Rey to Malibu, Santa Monica Pier with arcade, rides, restaurants . There is surfing, stand up paddle, boating, volley ball, kiddies park & entertainment.

Amenities

Ocean Park Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 3
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 980 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • hairdryer in bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , addt'l beds available-Pack And Play
    Living Area - 2 sleep sofa /futon , 2 futons in living room/double bed size
  • Vacation Rental Amenities Living Room with fireplace - Cable Flat screen HDTV/DVR Premium Cable Channels. Master has flat screen TV Two Bedrooms , dressers, closets 1 queen bed, 1 double bed. 2 futon couches which fold out to make additional beds in the living room area if needed Kitchen with dishwasher, New refrigerator/freezer,microwave, dishes, pots & pans, cutlery, cups, glasses, toaster, coffeemaker, tea kettle, blender etc. Two bathrooms, one with tub/shower combination, one with shower Desk area; apartment has Wifi access Towels and linens included Laundry room downstairs, no coins needed Reserved parking space
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Laundry room on premises - no coins needed

Reviews

Good! 3.9/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

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Charming Beach Apartment Walk to Beach!
average rating of 3.9333334 based on 32 reviews
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No way

  • 1 of 5

Was to hot 90+ nit suficrnt AC

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Price wasn't too bad for this home.

  • 4 of 5

Paul, was really nice. Whiling our stay there the dryer was not working but Paul willing to take out clothe to the dryer and dry for us. beside this home was close to everything. Especially the beach.

Thank You!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Large home in great location

  • 4 of 5

Paul was super nice, laid back, and available for any questions we had before and during our stay to make us feel welcomed. The home is very large and we enjoyed it's close proximity to Whole Foods, the Dollar Store, the beach, the Main street with shopping and quick car service to the pier in Santa Monica and Venice Beach. I'd definitely stay here again : )

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The apartment was very clean and private. The location is fabulous.

  • 4 of 5

I would stay here again. The area is safe and so close to the beach.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Definitely The Place To Be!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely month this summer staying at the magical top floor apartment in Santa Monica, close to Venice Beach and the super cool Abbot Kinney. The place has a relaxing quality, with comfy bedrooms, a long balcony graced with humming birds, and an excellent roof terrace which proved an added bonus on days when the beach was a little too windy (or just to relax in the hot tub at the end of the day with a glass of wine in hand). The place was spotless and slightly old school in character, which we love. There definitely is a 'happy feel' to the apartment – just what you need for a relaxing break. If you enjoy the vibe of the area (this was our third visit) and are happy walking around to really get to know a place, then this is the perfect location as everything is nearby. Equally, buses and car rental to travel further afield are easily accessible and downtown Santa Monica and Main Street shopping are a comfortable stroll. The beach is less than 10 minutes away, with plenty of sights to see and things to do. The area also abounds with high quality, but affordable restaurants for food lovers and if yoga is your thing, this is definitely the place to be! Kathleen, our host, could not have been more helpful, ensuring we had everything we needed on arrival and throughout our stay. I hope we will be back again next year, as despite the long journey from the UK we just love it here.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We loved having your family stay and hope to see you again this year!
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Gloomy/Dank

  • 1 of 5

I agree with Jim C review. This place was a fire trap and very dangerous to people over 55 years old & young childred as the stairs were way to steep and narrow. It had a terrible smell when entering and I did ask her as she was showing us around if people smoke in there as it smelled heavily of cigarette smoke. She said no but had all the french doors (with now screens) open leading out to the decks as if trying to air it out.

The towels and sheets were so worn and sheets so thread bare and old moldy pillows that had a fowl odor. We turned on the oven to heat food and it had not been cleaned and started smoking and we opened it up and there was dried up meat product on the bottom of the oven that cause the whole apt to stink of rotting meat. When we opened the windows to air it out and opened up the french doors to the deck up pops squirrels trying run into the living room (not cute). The roof top Jacuzzi was a bit of a mess and the stairs leading up were covered in a plastic and nailed down with old rusty nails. I commented to her as she was showing us up to the top deck that the nails looked dangerous and if you cut your foot it would be a problem. I also asked her why they don't update the property calenders on the site and she gave no good response.

I would never recommend this place to anyone and do think that Home Away should be made aware of this as it does not meet the good quality of property they are renowned for as my family has stayed at many many properties for many years now and have never run into this situation before :(

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: November 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This reviewer seemed to struggle from the start with the reservation, very confused about who was calling her and who was e-mailing her; could not use PayPal for payment, mailed personal checks; had to mail contracts. On arrival at the apartment seemed to be in a generally bad mood, made several negative statements and comments that were absolutely untrue. *The issue from the oven had to be due to her food, no food was left in the oven! The apartment had been fully cleaned and was vacant for some time. *In good weather, we always open windows for the ocean air and the views. There is no mold on the pillows, and they are covered with new zippered pillow case covers. This is a non-smoking apartment building and we do not allow smoking on the property *There was ONE loose nail on the far left underside of one step (it is a dark metal, not rusty) nowhere near the footpath) leading to the roof deck. These stairs are carpeted with a cream colored Berber and have a clear plastic runner which covers the carpeting - the nail was on the underside of a stair tread where no foot could land, it holds down the clear plastic runner. *The jacuzzi is not “a bit of a mess” - it is regularly maintained by a spa service and is thoroughly pristine. *Sheets/ towels are not “threadbare “ and there were many additional towels and sheets in the linen chest. *There is a tree near the balcony and rarely a squirrel runs across the branch (note: none have never tried to enter the building - we have a permanent tenant living in this building for the last 7 years who can vouch for this - and for the light, bright stairway that accommodates width of two people, has double glass french doors leading to it, has a large glass window half way up the stairs at the entrance to this apartment, for the light, bright, airy apartment and the lack of ‘any odor” in the building. *We have had guests ranging from their 70’s to infants, couples, families with children with no complaints about anything, in fact the majority of reviews completely contradict this one. *This seemed to be a person who is exaggerating in an over-obvious fashion,and was perhaps unhappy with other things. She was unfriendly and appeared to dislike “everyone and everything”. NOTE: did not sign name to the ‘review’, did not call the manager or comment or complain during the stay. *It is very inappropriate when people slander another's business. We invite Homeaway to verify the property.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $115
Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 14.0%

please contact for current seasonal rates!
Terms negotiable, please contact us as rates vary by season, length of stay,
number of guests, etc
Corporate, Standard or Month to Month also available!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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