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Venice Beach Studio Steps To The Sand with Parking

Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Studio, queen bed, sofabed, sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults with two small children.

Newly upgraded bright and quiet studio apartment, at the back of a 1904 Cape Cod beach house on the best walk street in Venice, steps to the beach. There is a fully equipped kitchen, with stove, fridge, microwave, toaster oven, and everything needed for cooking and eating. There is a dining table with 4 chairs, large bathroom and closet, queen bed, full size sofa bed, bamboo floors, lots of windows, Wifi, cable TV and parking right behind the house. Guests have a porch outside the studio, as well as the backyard garden area shared with the hosts. And of course, the huge and wonderful Venice Beach is our best backyard. Beach towels and chairs are provided. Amenities include iron and board, drying rack, dressers, hangars, linens, down and down alternative pillows, and quality bedding; smart TV with Netflix, HBOGo and Showtime. It is best suited for a couple, with one adult or child on the pullout sofabed if necessary. However, if the sofa bed is used the sitting area is limited to the dining table and chairs.

The studio is in the heart of Venice Beach, walking distance to Abbot Kinney Blvd. and Main Street Santa Monica. There are fabulous restaurants, coffee houses and shops all within walking distance. Santa Monica Place mall and Marina Del Rey are a short drive or bike ride away, with movies, shops, and gyms. LAX airport is 20 minutes away.


For more reviews and photos see my listing on Airbnb #8985232.

RATES: A 14% Los Angeles City Transient Occupancy Tax is added to the rate for all rentals 30 days or less.

More Details

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, Farsi
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Owner

I am an attorney, writer, musician and long time Venice resident. My partner is a retired film director. I grew up in LA and have lived and traveled in many parts of California, as well as Latin America and Europe. My partner and I stayed in several VRBO apartments in Europe and the US, so we know how important it is to have a quality, comfortable and useful place to enjoy a vacation. We have done our best to furnish and set up our lovely studio with the quality of amenities we would want in a vacation rental.

Owner purchased this studio in 1982

Why Owner chose Venice

This area of Venice was built between 1900 and 1920, with walk streets and canals right next to the huge and beautiful Venice beach. My house was built in 1904, and most of the houses on the block were built around the same time. The walkway therefore has a timeless quality to it: no cars, old fashioned street lamps, and vintage houses with picket fences, porches and wood framed windows- a little vintage pocket of LA.

What makes this studio unique

This apartment is a short walk to one of the best beaches in LA, and away from the busy streets. The apartment faces on to the garden area that is enclosed and private. Just a short walk away are the fabulous shops, cafes and restaurants of Abbot Kinney Blvd and Main Street Santa Monica. There are yoga studios nearby, as well as gyms, bike rentals and of course, the ocean.


Venice Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • The bathroom was newly upgraded with a stall shower, plenty of cabinet space and a large closet with dresser, hangars, iron and board and drying rack.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • There is a sofa that pulls out to a full size bed, in addition to the queen bed. Studio is best suited for a couple, but can accommodate one other adult or two small children on the sofa bed. Since this is a studio, there is limited seating area when the sofa bed is pulled out.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • surfing
  • swimming


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Venice Beach Studio Steps To The Sand with Parking
average rating of 4.78125 based on 32 reviews

Cute beach location, well stocked

  • 5 of 5

This is probably the best stocked rental we have had. Hosts are very pleasant.

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful little spot by the beach!

  • 4 of 5

The spot is perfectly located. A stone's throw from the beach yet far enough away from the craziness so as not to disturb your sleep. Our host(s) was very friendly and accommodating, graciously allowing us to stay after check out when our flight was delayed, allowing us to use an additional parking space for family to come visit, and allowing family to visit in the first place though that was not a part of the contract. The bathroom is stellar and the kitchen more than serviceable. Maybe a larger teflon frying pan would have been nice, but that's nitpicky and most visitors probably aren't going to do a lot of cooking anyway. This review would be five stars (perfect) if not for a one-star worthy setback: the bed. It is certainly large enough but it is definitely hard. We found it difficult to sometimes painful to sleep in. A simple upgrade and our host would be 5 stars. TLDR; Really great place, great location, great host, hard bed.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My partner and I spent a month at Cathy’s Venice Beach studio apartment and found it absolutely perfect for our needs. The apartment is bright, spacious and fully equipped, and Cathy has thought of all the little things that make travellers' lives easier. Added to that, it has a patio within a small fenced garden and we felt relaxed and at home from day one. Despite it being only seconds away from the busy Venice Beach sidewalk, it is a peaceful and pleasant place to relax or have a meal with regular visits from humming birds and the occasional squirrel. Cathy provides beach towels and even portable chairs to enjoy the amazing beach. There is space for a car just outside the garden (invaluable in Venice), but we chose to use public transport - either buses from nearby Main Street or the Expo train from Santa Monica. Cathy and Davoud are a lovely couple and were always available to help us with local information. If we return to Venice Beach we would choose Cathy’s apartment again without hesitation. Thanks again to you both!

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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comfortable, safe, clean, friendly, was perfect. Close to beach and boardwalk.

  • 5 of 5

Our studio was perfect. It was clean, private and very comfortable. I always felt very safe both inside the gated yard and in the neighborhood. Loved how close it was to the beach and boardwalk, as well as the many shops and restaurants in the area. Walking around was easy and it was never a problem to get a lyft or uber when needed. Our hosts were available, but not too available! They gave us plenty of privacy but were very nice and easy to get ahold of when needed. Will definitely consider renting again if we return to LA area.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect house, Perfect location and Perfect Hosts!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect house: everything needed was exactly where you expected it to be.

Perfect location: 50mt from the spectacular pedestrian ocean walkway.

Perfect Hosts: always caring, available and keen to help! We strongly recommend this spot

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The studio was perfect for my daughter and I. Just a few minutes walk from the beach.

  • 5 of 5

Loved this place! Perfect for 2 or 3 people. Very neat and clean. Had everything we needed. Enjoyed having coffee in the courtyard with the hummingbirds every morning. So close to everything yet very quiet and peaceful. Very safe with well lite private parking space. The only issues for me were the very firm bed as I have a bad back and the bed was just too firm and the bathroom mirror was very small. But those are personal opinions. Overall great experience and would stay here again. Thanks to the owner, Cathy, for sharing her property with us. Very nice having the owner on site.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
6.5 Miles
Nearest Beach
10 Metres
Venice Beach
Car: recommended




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $60
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 14.0%


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.