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VENICE CANALS Vacation Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Half Baths
Minimum Stay
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Venice House Rental Photos and Description

Romantic, contemporary 3-story house on peaceful Venice Canals.

This luxury, romantic 3-story house is located on the Venice Canals, a 5-minute walk to world famous, exciting Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California.

Recently updated, this 2,800 sq. foot house is open, light & airy, sophisticated, and relaxing. It is a perfect vacation home for any time of the year, or could be an ideal temporary home for business people coming to L.A. for longer periods of time. Experience living the dream life in L.A.!

If you are a world traveler with an appreciation for different cultures, you will feel at home in this house tastefully decorated with unique pieces from Africa, India, Bali, Australia, China, and more.

Eat breakfast or barbecue on the patio directly in front of the canal. Sit on the 2nd floor shaded patio and catch up on your latest reading, or lie on a lounge chair on the 3rd floor sun patio to work on your tan.

Rental includes use of 2 bicycles and a kayak.


Located on the quiet, peaceful Venice Canals, yet only 2 ½ blocks from the excitement of Venice Beach’s boardwalk, bicycle path, sandy beaches, Venice Pier and restaurants. A 5 minute bicycle ride to Abbott Kinney, described by GQ magazine as 'the coolest street in America' - a unique array of local artisan crafts, boutiques, restaurants, book stores, live music, and coffee houses. Walk or bicycle to Venice Main Street for shopping and restaurants. A 10-minute drive to Santa Monica, with its 3rd Street Promenade, great shopping, movies theaters and more.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Bev Weise
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 30, 2016
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About Bev Weise

I have lived in this house for 10 years and every day appreciate I live in paradise! I work as an executive coach and leadership development consultant.

Bev Weise purchased this house in 2004

Why Bev Weise chose Los Angeles

I love my home because it is away from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles, on the water (one of only 6 canals), yet minutes away from the excitement of the beach, great shopping, restaurants, and the best of Southern California living. The house, itself, has clean lines, uncluttered, and is very liveable, practical, and relaxing. I always feel like I'm on vacation.

What makes this house unique

A canal in my front yard!


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

VENICE CANALS Vacation Retreat
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

Great house, great location

  • 5 of 5

We spent 11 nights at Bev's house -- well stocked, well maintained, with tips for neighborhood access to things, and if you're careful, parking for 4 cars!! I especially liked the user-friendly hating / a.c. system. Good tv's, good sound system -- very quiet location.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Great host, great house!

  • 5 of 5

Bev was a very gracious host and her house was just incredible. Bev was super accommodating about a change in arrival and departure times. The house is AMAZING--great location, super comfortable. Thanks Bev!!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words, Shannon. It was a pleasure to host you in my home. Come back any time. Would love to have you!
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Ottawa, Canada

Family Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

Our family came to Venice to celebrate Thanksgiving with our younger son. Since we were five of us this year, we decided to enjoy our time together in a home, where we could all be under one roof, cook and dine together and spend family time relaxing together. What a great decision!!! Bev's house on the canals, was not only beautiful, it was extremely comfortable for the entire family. Spend days exploring LA and come home ( yes it felt like home ) to family dinners on the front patio overlooking the canals, peaceful moments on the balconies or by the fireplace on a chilly evening. Everything is so close you can walk to the beach every day, enjoy the walks on the canals or use the kayak, which was made available to us. Abbott Kinney with it's shopping and amazing restaurants is only a ten minute walk away. It was perfect, loved every moment of our holiday together in Bev's home, truly relaxing. Thank you Bev for everything, we hope to be back again soon.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so happy you had such a wonderful Thanksgiving family gathering at my home! I welcome you and your family back any time. All the best. Bev
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Everything was Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful time at the canals. It was more than I expected! Bev was so accommodating and was always available. We wanted to spend time with family and enjoy Venice and the canals. Everything was within walking distance. We really enjoyed the peacefulness of the canals. Bev's home is everything and more. It's even better than the pictures! Thanks, Bev, for everything! We really enjoyed spending time with our family. We enjoyed the walks to the beach and canals and cooking in the kitchen and eating on the patio overlooking the canals. It was wonderful!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Cheryl! I'm so delighted you and your family had a restful, enjoyable stay. There is something quite peaceful about the canals and the setting. Come back again soon!
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Very quite a vacation within the city

  • 5 of 5

Walks at night through the canals seeing how people used to live. People are friendly everybody says hi which is quite unusual for LA. House is great with lots of light, the balconies are wonderful to sit on both day and night. Strong recommendation to rent this house.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed 10 days just after Xmas and had the most wonderful time. I couldn’t agree more with the enthusiastic reviews below and in particular with the one submitted on 9/11/13 which is very comprehensive and accurate.

The house is full of light and sunshine, the beddings extremely comfortable, the bathrooms spacious and the living room overlooking the canal very relaxing.

The location in the secluded canals area is simply the best, with no noise whatsoever and yet 400 yards from the beach, just a few minutes away with the bicycles waiting for you in the garage.

Bev the owner is very nice and answers back immediately if you need her.

We will definitely rent this house again on our next trip to Los Angeles.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Franck! I look forward to your next visit from Paris.
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Nearest Airport
7.7 Miles
Los Angeles International Airport
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
James Beach
Nearest Beach
500 Metres
Venice Beach
Car: necessary

Located on the quiet, peaceful Venice Canals, yet only 2 ½ blocks from the excitement of Venice Beach’s boardwalk, bicycle path, sandy beach, Venice Pier and restaurants. A close walk to Abbott Kinney, a unique array of local artisan crafts, restaurants, book stores, live music, and coffee houses. Walk or bicycle to Venice Main Street for shopping and restaurants. A 10-minute drive to Santa Monica, with its 3rd Street Promenade, great shopping, movies theaters and more.


Rates & Availability

Venice House Rental Rates

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Winter Holiday
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Housekeeping Fee $225
Pet Fee $225
Tax Rate 14.0%

There is no tax for stays over 30 days.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Venice House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Guest Bathroom - 1st floor - toilet , Designer sink and mirrors
    Guest Bathroom - 2nd floor - toilet , combination tub/shower , Completely remodeled bathroom.
    Master Bedroom - toilet , tub , shower , 2 sinks; Separate shower; tub, mini refrigerator -3rd floor
  • Small refrigerator in master bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Guest Bedroom - 1 queen
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Master bedroom suite with fireplace, lg walk-in closet,deck
  • MASTER SUITE 3rd floor spacious, master bedroom suite with fireplace, large walk-in closet, electric piano, luxurious bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, and sun deck with views of the canal and bridge. SECOND BEDROOM Guest bedroom on second level enjoys queen size bed and newly redone private full bath. Share floor with study, that can also be used for additional person with a queen size air mattress.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Personal Welcome; Welcome basket; Detailed home instructions on appliances, technology, etc. Local recommendations: restaurants, bicycle paths, shopping, hiking, grocery stores, theaters, and more.

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