Gorgeous Silverlake Garden Compound

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Last updated: 09/02/2016
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  • Minimum stay:30 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Gorgeous, luxurious, peaceful, sun-­drenched, newly renovated, fully furnished historic bungalow. Views of garden and downtown LA; sounds of birdsong, fountain, silence. One month minimum, $75 every two weeks for housecleaning.

Renovated as a writer's retreat in late 2013, Casa Bungalito is a clean, private, secure retreat that has been featured in CurbedLA and New York Magazine for epitomizing the Los Angeles good life.

Upstairs: Large living room and bedroom, cook's kitchen, laundry room/office. French doors in the bedroom open to a large balcony with views of canyon and downtown LA, plus daybed suitable for outdoor sleeping.

Downstairs: One bedroom with large closet, garden view, and small hidden TV. One bath with tub and shower and storage. Full­ kitchen with new stainless steel appliances. French doors open to huge deck with built-in benches, 12-person dining table, and garden with fountain, hammock, lush plantings, birdsong. Built in 2013. Downstairs may be entered by outdoor stairway from upstairs kitchen, or separately via keypad-locking garden gate.

Five-­minute walk to Sunset Junction boutiques, cafes, bars, restaurants, and public transportation. Ten-minute drive to Griffith Park, Hollywood, Downtown LA, many studios, Echo Park. Five-minute drive to the 101.

Sorry, no kids, pets, or smokers.

$3350.00/month + $150/month cleaning fee.
Utilities, wifi, cable included
Security Deposit: $1000.00

"One of the most serene vacations I've ever had: light-­drenched interior, gorgeous deck, luxurious garden, fruit trees everywhere, and Meredith's exceptional hospitality."
—Boris Fishman

"I spent the afternoon listening to the little fountain and the birds, tucked away in a bower of green. It felt as if I was in Tuscany, not Los Angeles, and certainly not in a city."
—Kate Christensen

1 Queen bed plus balcony daybed
Television: Premium cable plus Roku
Central A/C and Heat
Internet: Wifi
Laundry Room
Parking: One space in driveway; street parking nearby

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Car Available


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Large bedroom with Queen bed, cable TV, large closet, 2 dressers. High-end, hotel-quality linens. French doors open to large deck with daybed, views of garden and downtown LA....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    with all-important magnifying makeup mirror!...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower


  • Full bath with shower, tub, reading light over tub, plenty of room to spread out....moreless


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    One spot in driveway, additional parking on street....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge deck with 9-foot dining table and built-in benches....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 - Feb 1, 2017
30 night min stay

My Standard Rate
30 night min stay

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Taxes Not included


Street parking.

On-site host.

Feel free to make special requests for food, furnishings, accoutrements, and housecleaning.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 09/02/2016
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Black Cat
5 Miles
Nearest Train
Union Station, downtown LA
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cliff's Edge
15 Miles
Nearest Beach
Santa Monica

Car: Not Necessary

Casa Bungalita is 4 blocks from Sunset Junction, the vibrant center of trendy Silverlake, named by Forbes as 'the hippest neighborhood in America.' It's 10 minutes to Downtown LA, 10 minutes to Hollywood, close to public transportation, freeways, and studios. 30 minutes to the beach.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: I'm a writer of books, book reviews, and magazine stories. I moved to LA from San Francisco in 2012; I'm madly in love with this city and eager to share my insider tips with my guests.

Why the Owner Chose Silver Lake, Los Angeles, CA, USA:
The Maltman Bungalow Court is an historic LA landmark, built as studio housing in the 1920s and restored in 2007. Olivia de Havilland slept here!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Located at the dead end of a private street, Casa Bungalita offers all the benefits of a quiet, serene, green retreat plus the benefits of proximity to Hollywood (10 minutes), Downtown LA (10 minutes), beaches (30 minutes). Best of all possible worlds!

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Speaks: english, french



VRBO #565867

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Friday, October 14, 2016

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