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Sleeps 6, private patio, BBQ, close to park and all major attractions

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, private garden, BBQ, jacuzzi/shower sleeps 6

Come to the famous Venice Beach and Boardwalk.. Duplex, stylish and attractive sleeps 6. Next door to a lovely park with a great green space and playground. 8 blocks from beach, a 10 min. walk, Venice is nesteled next to Santa Monica and Marina Del Rey. Only 5 miles from LAX airport.. Plenty of restaurants nearby, also a luxurious Wholefoods market around the corner. Close to major Freeways and lots of LA attractions. Furnished with washing machine and dryer, fully equiped kitchen, patio, fenced yard and gas BBQ. Smoking is permitted on the patio. Street Parking is available outside.

About the House and Venice: If you choose to stay with us here in Venice we can assure you of a warm welcome. We have tried to think of everything we can do to help you be glad you chose to stay here. There are countless amenities nearby and many restaurants and fun places to visit. Venice is an artistic, spiritual community with much diversity and like no other place on earth! Museums not far, as well as Hollywood and the Avenue of the Stars within easy driving range.

Public transportation: Happy to say has got a lot better recently. We have 2 buses that will take you to the Metro which will take you to Downtown LA, China Town etc. From there you can connect to Pasadena, Hollywood ect. One of the buses goes direct to Abbot Kinney shopping center also.

Fun stuff: We have 4 boggie boards, sand toys, beach towels and an umbrella.

Things not to miss in the area: Venice Canals.... These date back to the beginnings of Venice over 100 years ago. The are about 1 mile away and a lovely place to walk. There are about 100 homes, each individual with special gardens and lovely features. Stroll the sidewalks for a peaceful time as ducks drift by on the canal. A small playground is there too if you have kids.

Santa Monica Pier.-. Lots of great restaurants, amusement rides and during the summer free live music and dancing every Thurs. night

Abbott Kinney Blvd.. Several blocks long street with one of a kind shops, antiques, designer shops, restaurants and just odds and ends.

Main Street in Santa Monica... Several blocks of shops,restaurants, boutiques and coffee places. This is an easy walk from the rental.

3rd. St in Santa Monica... 3 blocks or shops, bookstores, restaurants and street performers.

Walk Street in Venice.. a few blocks from the rental several blocks of walk streets..houses face each other with no street, nice

More Details

Property Manager
Alice Burston
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 18, 2017

About Alice Burston

David and I have lived for several years in Venice. I'm a California native and David joined me from England in 2003. We both lead busy lives but have been so happy in running our new Vacation Rental business. We have met wonderful people from all over the world. We love Venice and hope you will too. You will never be bored in Venice. You can veg out or be in a whirlwind of vacation activity and you never know what movie star you might see! Venice weather is great too!

Alice Burston purchased this house in 2007

Why Alice Burston chose Los Angeles

We built our vacation rental in Venice Beach because we love it here! Venice is a unique community with lots of interesting people, artists, musicians and just friendly Californians in general. We are a community in the midst of gentrification but trying to keep our ethic past intact. What's not to like, 30 min. (if not traffic) into the heart of LA and a 10 min. walk to a beautiful beach. Weather you can't beat!

Guestbook comments from the manager

The owners are so super nice and very welcoming! I rented this place with a few friends while we were on a business trip and every time we had a visitor they couldn't believe how amazing it looked. It truly felt like a home away from home. We have all agreed to use this exact same place when we return next spring.
Nov 2014
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Amenities

Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs shower - toilet , shower
    upstairs jacuzzi - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • All towels are provided in both baths for up to 6 guests. Extra beach towels as well.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • master bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleep sofa is in the living room and folds out to a full.
  • Upstairs bedroom with king size bed, has the shower / jacuzzi bathtub adjoined as well as a small private balcony. There is a larger roof deck with table and chairs. Just right for morning coffee.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
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
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
For our other guests this is a non smoking environment. This is a non residential letting. As we live in a residential community however we politely request that noise be kept to a minimum late at night. If you would like to party then nearer beach accommodation is better option. We have 4 boggie boards and a beach umbrella for your use.

Reviews

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Sleeps 6, private patio, BBQ, close to park and all major attractions
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5

great location

  • 5 of 5

4 NIGHTS HERE WAS NOT LONG ENOUGH.

EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS PROPERTY IS POSITIVE, LOCATION, COMFORTABLE,CLEAN AND GREAT HOSTS.

WOULD LOVE TO RETURN AND STAY LONGER TO EXPLORE ALL THAT VENICE BEACH HAS TO OFFER.

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2010
  • Stayed: Jan 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lots to do around the rental as well as Venice and LA in general! We're happy to answer questions if you have any.
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4

Great location

  • 4 of 5

Small but cozy

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Neighborhood, Perfect Location!

  • 5 of 5

While there was stuff to nitpick about - it was overall a good choice for our needs. The owner AND the property manager were both extremely helpful and very responsive.

The best part - the location. The beach was within walking distance, and being around the corner from Whole Foods was another plus. Santa Monica was also a short drive away, and we were a few minutes from I-10.

Just remember to raise the blinds at night so you can let the coastal air into the house, which, together with the ceiling fans, can keep the house comfortably cool.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Adorable Beach Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 and myself enjoyed our stay. We found everything we needed in the home and enjoyed the easy instructions on working the TV remotes and other appliances. The location is close enough to the Beach and the rental property included sand/beach toys, boogie and skim boards and beach umbrellas if needed. The location is great for running to the drugstore, pharmacy, and grocery store. CVS and Whole Foods are located right around the corner. The house is fully equipped and has a nice layout and design. We enjoyed the upstairs hot tub bath/large shower. We really enjoyed grilling and dinners outdoors on the patio. Being within walking distance to a nearby Starbucks is also an added bonus! We would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A comfortable place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our recent stay at the property. With easy access to the Santa Monica Pier, Venice, and a short drive to northern beaches it was a busy three days for our family of four. It was a nice launching pad and recovery area for our daily activities. A nice dinner and games on the pier, some boogie boarding/ beach time/ shopping in Santa Monica, sightseeing in Venice, and a short trip up the coast utilized the bulk of our time. Whole foods is easily walkable, however we used their delivery service a few times as we were exhausted. Owners of the property were very accomidating and caring. We enjoyed our morning coffee on the patio greatly. Found parking to be fairly easy. Nice park on the corner. Great trip.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Good location for what we needed. We could walk to the beach and the Whole Foods store. Alice and David took good care of our needs. The kitchen utensils need to be updated, couldn't find a pot holder or a "sharp" knife.

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
LAX
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Wine bars on Rose and at Whole Foods
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Penmar Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
10 Fry and 405 Fry
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Many in the area
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Venice Beach

Other Activities: go to the boardwalk

Golf: There is a public 9 hole golf course about 1/2 mile away. Penmar golf course. I have heard it is a nice course. This is a LA City owned course. There are also free, lighted tennis courts within walking or biking distance. There are 3 separate locations. We play on all of them and often you can walk right on.

Ski: We don't have snow but we do have the beach!!!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $120

Discounts for extended stays of 2 weeks
We do have a 3 night min. stay. But if there are 2 days between bookings we are happy to rent those.
We also have 4 boogie boards, beach towels, sand toys and beach umbrella for you use .

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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