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1940's Classic Santa Monica

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Dine in style in the well appointed room looking out onto your private patio.

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Last updated: 03/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Manager
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom Sleeps 6

Old world allure in a modern town! Located steps from Montana Ave -- the most desirable neighborhood in Santa Monica -- this 1940's mostly remodeled, 2 story, 2 bedroom, is more like a home with a custom mahogany door entrance and a private back entrance with a charming patio that leads you into the property through French doors.

This property of 1500 square feet is adorned with museum quality antiques, rugs and art. It has 2 bedrooms and a large bath upstairs with a separate bath and shower with colorful, octagon shaped tile and lots of cabinets. A quaint 1/4 bath off the kitchen/laundry with state-of-the-art washer/dryer, chef quality, gas oven range, side-by-side refrigerator and dishwasher all in stainless steel, gorgeous Golden River granite counters, with a large farm house sink and Waterworks nickel fixtures.

The exterior boasts a white picket, fenced in, lush green lawn, colorful flowers and beautifully landscaped yard. Darker, refinished wood floors throughout and new window coverings. Convenient little touches like built-in shelves, bay windows and custom doors. The common area has a custom arbor bench with red trumpet vines growing overhead and mature trees and a one-car private parking garage is included.

Walking distance to all that Santa Monica has to offer. The quaint, yet sophisticated, tree lined Montana Avenue with its variety of restaurants and boutique shopping. Only a few blocks to Palisades Park for a lovely walk and views of what the locals call the Queen's necklace view, Santa Monica Bay to Malibu. 3rd Street Promenade is close by with its great shopping and weekly farmer's market, Santa Monica Place and the world famous Pier.

TESTIMONIAL
My family and I stayed at this lovely property for a month. It was old world charm in a modern town! We enjoyed making meals at home in the upgraded kitchen…wow! We were able to walk to Montana Avenue and enjoy the many restaurants and boutique shops. I highly recommend this property and hope to be back soon. Mina, New York

Manager

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 1500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    The owner has built custom wheelchair ramps at the front and back entrances....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Antique sleigh bed w/fine linens and new mattress....moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Qn size Italian bed alcove, mini chandeliers & new mattress....moreless

  • Sofa bed: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Brand new sofa bed in living room that sleeps 2 adults....moreless

  • West bedroom (Bdrm 2) with sleigh bed has a wall mounted 36' flat screen TV with DirectTV Premium package. East bedroom (Bdrm 1) does not have a TV....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable:

    DirectTV Premium package....moreless

  • Television:

    Two large flat screen TV's with DirectTV Premium package. One 56' in the living room downstairs with an articulating mount and one 36' in the West bedroom upstairs....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    17th century dining table w/new wooden bench seating, 18th century Italian credenza and Empire chandelier....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage:

    Private...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Antique coach/chairs, coffee table, large flat screen TV w/DirectTV, Netflix, Pandora, Youtube...etc....moreless

  • Parking:

    One-car private parking garage at the back of the 6 unit building....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Brand new, old fashioned coffee percolator....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fine china, silverware and stemware. Beautiful serving platters and plenty of pots and pans....moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Stainless steel with quiet/delayed run mode and detergent to get you started....moreless

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Thermador 30 inch professional range. Conventional....moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, tea, salt and pepper to get you started....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Stainless steel side-by-side with lots of storage and an ice maker,...moreless

  • Stove:

    Thermador 30 inch professional range. Four burner cook top....moreless

  • Toaster:

    Brand new, double toaster warms up 4 slices at a time....moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Contact Cynthia to find out about renting them on the beach just over the walk bridge at the end of Montana Ave....moreless

  • Boat:

    Ask Cynthia about private boats tours from Malibu!...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Private back patio w/French doors that open from the dining room. Tables and chairs...enjoy the pink hydrangea, pick some rosemary to cook with....moreless

  • Golf:

    They're public courses nearby....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Rent kayak's in Marina Del Rey....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Common area has a beautiful garden w/lawn, mature trees and is fenced in for safety....moreless

  • Tennis:

    They're public courts nearby....moreless

 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 19 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
May 24 - Sep 5, 2017
5 night min stay
$379
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
$349

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Exit Cleaning $150
  • Property Damage Protection $59

Notes:

High Season rate : New Year's, Spring, July 4th, Thanksgiving are at the high season rate. Other high season dates may apply in Jan, Feb and March, and, rates are subject to change without notice.


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Location

Montana Avenue is a quaint, sophisticated street that stretches from the West...Ocean Avenue where you can stroll along the beautiful Palisades Park overlooking the Pacific ocean with views of what the locals call the Queens Necklace from mountainous Palos Verdes to totally cool Malibu. Head East towards Brentwood and you’ll find all of the charm and conveniences of a neighborhood village with everything from gourmet coffee shops to Starbucks, fine Italian cuisine to a mom and pop artisan cheese shop and shopping...

...did I mention the shopping? Montana Avenue has the most fashion forward boutique shops in Santa Monica. You won’t find a Banana Republic here but if that’s what you are looking for, mainstream retail stores and restaurants are within walking distance at the world famous 3rd Street Promenade and Santa Monica Pier.

Ask me about Perry's Cafes Eat. Bike. Play. and their many locations along the beach where you can rent bikes, enjoy a 'Beach Butler' day on the sand with full service including beach chairs, an umbrella, towels and a food/beverage service at your chair.

 

Manager info

Why Wilshire Montana, Santa Monica, CA, USA:
This charming property was built in the 1940's and is one of the few properties in the area that remains an original. But don't let the age fool you. The owner has upgraded most of the interior and the property grounds.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
I'd be delighted to recommend a couple of great spots for great food and drinks all of which are within walking distance from the property. Coffee: Gourmet - Cafe Luxe at Montana/12th; Starbucks at Montana/7th. Breakfast or lunch - Marmalade just 1 block away. An amazing burger and artisan beers on tap - Father's Office at Montana/11th. Green's Up for a healthy GIANT salad at Montana/7th. Spumoni for a romantic Italian lunch or dinner. R&D for lunch or dinner and a full-bar at Montana/14th. I can recommend more...just ask!


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Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/23/2017

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Photos

  • Dine in style in the well appointed room looking out onto your private patio.

    Dine in style in the well appointed room looking out onto your private patio.

  • Italian credenza, Empire chandelier and 18th century refectory dining table.

    Italian credenza, Empire chandelier and 18th century refectory dining table.

  • The living looks out onto the beautiful garden & gets wonderful afternoon light.

    The living looks out onto the beautiful garden & gets wonderful afternoon light.

  • Enjoy a movie on the large flatscreen w/Direct TV and free wireless internet.

    Enjoy a movie on the large flatscreen w/Direct TV and free wireless internet.

  • Golden River granite counter tops, dishwasher and farmhouse double sink.

    Golden River granite counter tops, dishwasher and farmhouse double sink.

  • West bedroom w/sleigh bed, antique French tables and 3 closets.

    West bedroom w/sleigh bed, antique French tables and 3 closets.

  • 36' flat screen TV with DirectTV, Netflix, Pandora, YouTube...etc.

    36' flat screen TV with DirectTV, Netflix, Pandora, YouTube...etc.

  • Upstairs hallway looking toward the West bedroom and large bath.

    Upstairs hallway looking toward the West bedroom and large bath.

  • Fine linens and antiques make this room romantically delightful w/nice am sun.

    Fine linens and antiques make this room romantically delightful w/nice am sun.

  • Large tub & lots of storage for your belongings & a few toiletries to start.

    Large tub & lots of storage for your belongings & a few toiletries to start.

  • Private back patio and back entrance.

    Private back patio and back entrance.

  • Looking from the dining room into the step down living room and front entrance.

    Looking from the dining room into the step down living room and front entrance.

  • Enjoy a drink at the pass-through bar while the chef in your party makes a meal.

    Enjoy a drink at the pass-through bar while the chef in your party makes a meal.

  • Cozy living room w/Louis XIV hand-embroidered chairs, & large coach/sofabed.

    Cozy living room w/Louis XIV hand-embroidered chairs, & large coach/sofabed.

  • Prepare a home cooked meal in the state-of-the-art kitchen w/all new appliances.

    Prepare a home cooked meal in the state-of-the-art kitchen w/all new appliances.

  • Gourmet chef gas stovetop and oven, sidebyside frig & plenty of dish, glassware.

    Gourmet chef gas stovetop and oven, sidebyside frig & plenty of dish, glassware.

  • West bedrm w/sitting area looking onto trees, light and bright w/ceiling fan/lgt

    West bedrm w/sitting area looking onto trees, light and bright w/ceiling fan/lgt

  • West bedroom-3 closets & storage. New window treatments throughout property.

    West bedroom-3 closets & storage. New window treatments throughout property.

  • East bedroom w/queen bed, antique mini chandeliers and a walk-in closet.

    East bedroom w/queen bed, antique mini chandeliers and a walk-in closet.

  • Three windows provide plenty of light and fresh air along w/ceiling fan.

    Three windows provide plenty of light and fresh air along w/ceiling fan.

  • Lrg full bath w/colorful tile, separate shower & tub, lots of soft towels, soap.

    Lrg full bath w/colorful tile, separate shower & tub, lots of soft towels, soap.

  • Shower with strong water pressure, 2 windows and supplies to get you started.

    Shower with strong water pressure, 2 windows and supplies to get you started.

  • BBQ a feast on the gas grill provided; sit and relax in the afternoon sun.

    BBQ a feast on the gas grill provided; sit and relax in the afternoon sun.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017

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