About the property
- House900 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
Enjoy the laid-back Venice lifestyle in this uber stylish mid-century mod home
Step back in time Mad Men-style in this sleek, recently renovated mid-century modern house in Venice/Mar Vista. Tastefully decorated with period-specific furniture and antiques as well as rare, original music and film memorabilia, this unique home is like a living museum of 20th century pop culture. Property is two miles to the beach.
Hardwood floors, new casement windows, long, galley-style kitchen. Newly remodeled bathroom with beautiful glass tile, spa tub, rain shower, and vanity with double sink. (Bathroom fan even has bluetooth capability if you want to listen to music while you take a shower.) Backyard features an outdoor deck, tea table, a cactus garden, a small fountain and a fire pit.
Get in touch with your inner Danny and Sandy as you walk by world-famous Venice High School where they filmed the movie, "Grease", a mere half block away. A stone's throw from everything - the trendy restaurants and shops on Abbott Kinney, the beach, even Costco!
Feel free to contact me with any questions about this amazing space or for any suggestions about the local area!!!
NOTE: WHILE CLEAN, WELL-BEHAVED PETS ARE WELCOME WITH A PET FEE, WE MUST BE NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE.
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- English, Spanish
- Calendar last updated:
- May 23, 2018
About Spencer Aaronson
I'm a long-time Venice resident. I'm a traveller myself and have been the benificiary of incredible hospitality in the many places I've had the good fortune of visiting, so I'm only too happy to share whatever local wisdom I have with you. In my opinion, the Zanja Shangri-La provides the best of both worlds for the visitor - relative privacy and respite from the hustle and bustle of Venice/Santa Monica proper, but close enough to the beach and all the other fun stuff.
Spencer Aaronson purchased this House in 2008
Why Spencer Aaronson chose Culver - West
A lot to love about this neighborhood. The place is a stone's throw away from everything - the trendy restaurants and shops on Abbott Kinney, pretty Marina Del Rey, hip, historic Venice beach, even Costco! And now there's a lot of activity around neighboring Mar Vista as well. Lots of new restaurants and night spots cropping up on Lincoln and Washington boulevards. You won't be lacking for things to do.
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Perfect - pup friendly home
Just back from a 4 night stay at this comfortable, well appointed and cozy house. We were 3 adults and one 25 lb pup and the space was perfect. Much larger than it looks in the photos - while we did not really cook in the kitchen it had everything we would need and lots of space. The main sitting room was very comfortable, bath was large and the tub was great. Bed in master bedroom very comfortable. The futon was fine for one person, we did not use the air mattress. Decor was clean, LA appropriate and just enough to make you feel like you were in a home and not a hotel. Everything was organized and the yard was clean and well tended to.
Spenser was the perfect host and his canine buddy, Mijo, was sweet and friendly. Our pup would have played with him constantly if allowed. Parking was readily available out the front door and the entry system worked great. One of the best VRBO rentals we have stayed in. Thank you Spenser.
We will most definently stay here again when we visit LA area.
I’m so happy you enjoyed your stay, Charlie! It was an absolute pleasure hosting you. You’re welcome back anytime!
Great house for Thanksgiving week!
Fantastic space, kitchen and location. Even an easy to use television. I made a Thanksgiving turkey to bring to my daughter's in this great kitchen and it was delicious! The owner is helpful and gracious. Very well stocked house. We will be back!
Thanks so much, Margot. It was a pleasure having you. You're welcome back anytime!
We had a fantastic VRBO experience at this property. The landscaping is gorgeous in the front and back of the house. The home interior is beautiful and we all loved the decor. The house was spotless when we arrived, which is always a big plus. Beyond all that, the instructions for entry were excellent and fool proof, as were the instructions for where stuff (like toilet paper) was stored, or how to operate the dishwasher. Nothing was left to chance. We would stay at this property again in a heartbeat! One thing I'd like to pass on to future renters is you should check out the "26 Beach Restaurant". Fantastic food!
Thanks so much, Ellen. So glad you enjoyed your stay. You're welcome back anytime.
Great location, fun decor and beautiful kitchen and bath
We had a very nice 3-night stay...house is in a great location, barely two miles from Venice Beach and all it has to offer. The house is set up well for two to four people, I would say. The décor is a lot of fun, with a lot of good-natured kitsch, music memorabilia and classic cinema posters.
The amount of care that went into the kitchen and bath remodels is obvious, with high-quality surfaces, fixtures and appliances that I would be happy to have in my own home. The bedrooms are more ordinary but perfectly serviceable...we didn't come here to hang out in the bedrooms, so to speak, so not a big deal to us.
Backyard and landscaping are very attractive, though we didn't spend much time there. Spencer was in the guest house during our stay, and he was a very friendly and gracious host...our only regret is not getting to meet Mijo, his famous canine sidecar-riding partner! We would definitely stay here again the next time we're in the area, thanks for sharing your house with us!
So glad you enjoyed, Patrick. Was a pleasure hosting you. Come back and I'll set up a private lunch - just you and Mijo. :)
Wonderful place to stay!
The house was gorgeous, just as pictured and so close to everything we needed. Spencer is an amazing host. He is so friendly and helpful with anything we needed and travel ideas. We will definitely stay again!
Cute bungalow close-ish to Venice Beach
I was looking for someplace to have casual debrief time after meetings in Los Angeles, and this was perfect. 3 of us stayed in 2 bedrooms and we were able to have other people over to visit. Place felt very airy and spacious even though it wasn't huge. Very thoughtfully stylish and well maintained. Great little backyard with hammock and chairs for yet another area of us to hang out. Master bedroom had queen bed for two, I slept in 2nd bedroom and slept on the futon, which was a bit hard on the hips. Should have not been so lazy, and should have set up the air mattress instead, so that's on me. Very close to lots of great restaurants, shops and not too far (mile-ish?) from Venice Beach. We'll come again.
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