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Beautiful Craftsman with Designer Details in the heart of Echo Park

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Clean, artsy, brightly lit house, sleeps 6 on a quiet street in trendy EP.

Find yourself at home in this traditional California craftsman house. Decorated with designer customized furniture and details, your stay will feel like an artistic cozy retreat with all the necessary modern amenities.

Located in a quiet residential area, choose to live in peace or walk to all of Echo Park's hippest hangouts. Better yet make this your east side hub. We are close to the 2, 10, 5, 110, 101, 134 highways, downtown, Dodger Stadium, Pasadena, SGV, and Hollywood are all a skip away.

This beautifully renovated, 1000 square foot home features 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. There is a 3rd (media) room that contains a flat screen TV but can also be used as a small extra bedroom.

The front yard is landscaped with fruit trees including a giant avocado tree that shades the front porch but allows plenty of sunlight into the house and grape plants which drape the back porch.

House includes: 2 queen beds, 1 Queen futon bed, 1 Queen pullout bed which rests on the floor. 3 private rooms which can sleep 6. Pack-n-play for toddler. We allot up to 6 adults.

There is a shared backyard patio with the tenant who lives behind this house for outdoor dining. The property contains 2 separate homes. The onsite laundry facilities are shared with the back tenant but is easily accessible through the back kitchen door.

We are family friendly, non smoking, use eco friendly and child safe products. We keep this house very clean and ask you do the same. If you need items for kids, ask us, it's likely we can provide.

Please note: Due to the location of the house in the hills, cell phone service can be spotty. There is wifi and a landline but (lack of) cell coverage has to do with your carrier.

***** For Same Day Booking******

The site will not allow for same day bookings, but we will accommodate same day inquiries if the house is available and cleaned. Send us an inquiry and we can book your reservation from our end, but you must indicate that you would like to book.

1 Parking Space | Wifi | Plug in with Speakers for SmartPhone | Goose Down Comforters | Extra Sheets, Pillows, Blankets, Towels | High End Stainless Steel Appliances | 32" Flatscreen | Cookware | Silverware, Plates, Bowls, Etc. | Coffeemaker | Toaster Oven | Washer + Dryer | Central Heat & Air | Basic Necessities Also Provided (Soap, Detergent, Lotion, etc.) | Additional Housekeeping Services for Longer Stays

More Details

Owner
Matthew Pope
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, spanish, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2018

About Matthew Pope

I am a contractor and designer working mostly in Los Angeles. I grew up in Berkeley, CA and my wife is from Va Beach, Va. We both manage this VRBO. We live close by with our kids, and you'll receive prompt, friendly attention from us.

Matthew Pope purchased this house in 2004

Why Matthew Pope chose Echo Park

This property belongs to my wife and I. I grew up living in old craftsman homes and personally renovated this craftsman and tried to maintain its original character and details. We've lived in Echo Park for over 14 years, we love this neighborhood, know many of our neighbors and business owners and we do our best to support this community.

What makes this house unique

The house sits atop the main residential street in Echo Park. You are just far enough away from the din of Sunset Ave, but close enough to be part of the action. It's centrally located for getting around Los Angeles towards Hollywood, downtown and east towards Pasadena and SGV. Downtown boasts some of the best culinary spots in the city and if you need to get to the westside, you're just 5 minutes from the 10 freeway.

The house is welcoming and relaxing, very clean, full of light and the porch is a place to prop up your feet. It is quintessential Los Angeles.

LA is an incredibly diverse place made up of small neighborhoods and it helps to have someone guide you through all of the possibilities and gauge what will make your stay more enjoyable. My wife and I know authentic LA pretty well now and we'd be happy to offer suggestions for your visit.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Great neighborhood place! Very cool Craftsman that has been opened up and made airy and light, lots of charming details throughout like cool window latches and singular pieces of furniture, cool art on the walls, outdoor seating and garden area that our dog especially loved. Exceptionally comfortable for our family of 4 and rambunctious dog with the kitchen well stocked with useful items including everything from colanders to chopping boards. Hosts were very accommodating and the neighborhood is lovely, filled with mature trees and very walkable to a few cafes and neighborhood markets for groceries, as well as for hikes in Elysian park, and if you don't mind taking a longer walk, accessible to many, many cool restaurants and bars on Sunset.
Sep 2015
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Amenities

Echo Park House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , This room has futon bed option with flatscreen TV.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • Master bedroom has a queen bed with an ensuite bathroom. Second bedroom has a queen sized bed. Living room has a sectional couch (not intended for sleeping). Media room has a futon couch which sleeps two and could become a third bedroom. Pack-n-play for toddler. Queen floor mattress available.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
If you have special needs or require help with your vacation planning, ask us!

Reviews

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(54 traveler reviews)

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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Ideal location. Lots of space. We had a great time, thanks Michelle & Matthew!

  • Submitted: Apr 22, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

The property was perfect for our stay. Clean, spacious and comfortable!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Just right for a family get together

  • 5 of 5

Everything we needed to make ourselves at home was there. The great room made it easy to visit with our kids. The kitchen was handy, with all we needed to prepare food. Nice and clean and there was always an extra parking place on the street.

We were visiting our kids, who live nearby so we didn't need tourist info but it was offered. Michelle and Matthew brought the kids for a visit and suggested we eat a lot of oranges off of their tree and they were tasty.

  • Submitted: Jan 31, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great property & location

  • 5 of 5

Property is as described and shown in the photos and very well maintained. We loved the location and the neighbourhood which has nice restaurants and some interesting shops. There are some great views of Downtown and the Hollywood sign from the nearby Baxter Steps. We always felt safe and secure. Matt & Michelle were excellent at communicating and providing details of local places to eat. We found it a great base for travelling round LA, would recommend without hesitation and would love to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Arts and Crafts home in a vibrant neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

This house is so beautiful and had everything we needed for our family of five for a week in LA over Christmas break. The kitchen was especially well equipped and we cooked breakfast every day and some dinners. There is a huge table in the dining room and an outdoor table covered by an arbor. All the furnishings and appliances were well chosen and seemed virtually brand new.

Echo Park is a really fun neighborhood and we could walk to a yoga and pilates studio, art studio, several great coffee shops, and restaurants. It was also a convenient drive to beaches, the Warner Brothers studio, the Getty, Griffith Park, Hollywood, and the Huntington Gardens. We really enjoyed our time in LA and felt like our house in Echo Park was a perfect home away from home!

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Stylished, well equiped house in perfect neighbourhood

  • 4 of 5

Perfect frame for a perfect stay in LA.

The house is very well equipped with all you need for cooking and storing food.

Wonderful beds to guarantee a good night sleep.

Beautiful and interesting location with houses from different époques worth a study.

Nice cafés in the neighborhoods.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
LAX
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Glendale Union Station
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
101 , 2, 110, 5, 10
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Santa Monica
Car: recommended

Echo Park has been named one of the best neighborhoods in America (NYT). You will find an eclectic mix of new and old, mom and pop shops, hipsters and non. The house is on the main street of Echo Park which leads you to Fix Coffee, Valerie's, Dinette, Ostrich Farm, Echo Park Lake, the Echo club, where you'll find the best up and coming bands/artists, and much much more. This ever changing neighborhood has its own personality of class, funk and street. Explore the walkable area which houses a weekly (Friday) farmer's market, Lassens - a full service organic supermarket, Cookbook (our local farm fresh grocer), vintage shops, taco stands, charming little boutiques or fiind easy access to downtown LA, Silverlake, Chinatown, Eagle Rock, Highland Park or Pasadena. You are at the center of the east side, an authentic and distinct part of LA.

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $400
Cleaning Fee $80

Pets considered. Absolutely no smoking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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