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Beach Architectural With Pool - Widely Published

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3BR/2BA - Sleeps 5 - inflate a bed avail for an extra guest

Feel the ocean breezes in this sophisticated luxury Venice Beach contemporary. Minutes from the strand and the convenient shopping of trendy Abbot Kinney—deemed “the coolest shopping street in America” by GQ Magazine-- the home is a study in stylish seclusion. Designed by internationally celebrated architect Steve Ehrlich, as featured in many magazine and books, the house offers the best of California indoor/outdoor living. Composed of hand-troweled ocher and burnt sienna stucco, the home is a cubist sculpture, with curved weathered copper strips serving as a counterpoint to its rectilinear shapes. The lush outdoor areas, including the lap pool, patios, and dining pavilion, have been composed by noted “Green” landscape designer Jay Griffith. The effect is of a Mediterranean paradise, cooled with a generous use of Idaho slate.

Inside the house, massive French doors leading to the garden and 12-foot ceilings convey an instant sense of loft-like openness. Warmed by maple floors and filled with custom furniture, the 2400 sq. ft. home is perfect for entertaining or just relaxing. The home unfolds on three levels (unsuitable for toddlers). On the first is the living room, anchored by a unique stucco fireplace, the commercial kitchen (Subzero, 5-Star Range, hand-honed granite) and the dining room as well as two guest bedrooms sharing a European glass-tiled bathroom with limestone floors and sauna. An entertainment center (television, sound system, DVD library) and laundry facility occupy the second level, where French doors open to slate decks, front and back, looking out on the gardens. The third level is devoted to a spacious master suite with fireplace, and spa-like bathroom, as featured in “The Bathroom Book.”

The location is fabulous. The beach and famous Venice Boardwalk are a 15-minute stroll away. Equally close are the shops, restaurants and galleries of Abbot Kinney. A short drive or bike ride away (two beach cruisers provided) are all the attractions of Santa Monica (Main Street, the famous Pier and Third Street Promenade, with its endless opportunities for shopping, dining, and entertainment). Ask and we can provide more details on the various Farmer’s Markets, gourmet food trucks, live music, cultural events, surf and paddle board camps, and the many other exciting activities that make life in Southern California so special.

More Details

Hannah Hempstead
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018


Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double sinks. Featured in Publication.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Spa style. The sauna is off the downstairs bathroom.
  • The downstairs bathroom is spa style. Rain shower head with limestone pavers and Ann Sacks glass tiles. Porcher toilet and European sink. The master bathroom has a Tea for Two bathtub with jets. Both bathrooms have phones. An outdoor shower is by the pool near the dining pergola.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
  • If needed, a self inflatable EZ bed is available and can be set up in the entertainment room. There is also a trundle bed in Bedroom 3 under the twin/single suitable for child or teen.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • Sauna ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
An exit cleaning fee of $200 will be charged per visit. Additional charges for more than 4 guests.


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(4 traveler reviews)

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Beach Architectural With Pool - Widely Published
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Wonderful and comfortable home

  • 5 of 5

It was our first time coming to Marina Del Rey. Kids were going to summer camps. The house was very clean, spacious and bright just like the photos on the website. Hannah, the owner, was friendly, helpful, responsive and organised. We had a great time staying at the house and had everything we need. Restaurant recommendations and things to do around the area were prepared in advance for us. Everything was clearly labelled in the closets like towels, sheets, duvet, hair dryer etc. we were very impressed!! Parking is just outside the house. There are lots of trees and hedges surrounding the house which gives it a lot of privacy. Would highly recommend this rental property to small families (there are 2 good sized bedrooms + 1 study which can be a 3rd bedroom). A fabulous property to spend the summer!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sydney, Australia

Great house, location & owner

  • 5 of 5

We last stayed here in summer 2015 and 2 years later my family and I came back to stay at this great house and loved it again. Hannah was super efficient and friendly as always. You can walk to Abbot Kinney and Venice beach. We can't wait for our next visit!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at this rental during Christmas 2014, it was perfect for my family. We had a beautiful and comfortable house to stay, in a quiet and safe neighbourhood. It was wonderful to be so close to the beach. The home owner took great care to help us feel welcome in the home and checked in via email to make sure we had everything we needed. We also did not hesitate to ask for advice about certain attractions and got timely responses. I would recommend this home for anyone who wants to enjoy the real LA!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sydney, Australia

Great experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband, 2 teen girls and I spent 6 weeks here this summer and had a great time. The house is fantastic, but also really comfortable. Hannah is super friendly and helpful, she was also really flexible when some of our plans changed. The area is great, near to Abbot Kinney shops, Mothers Beach, Venice Pier, grocery stores etc. I would highly recommend this property, and we would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2013
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Approximately 1 hour drive to Disneyland, Magic Mountain, Lego Land.




Additional information about rental rates

Rates are based on 4 guests. Additional guests welcome at an additional cost of $50 per person per night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.