SOUTHWESTERN ZEN 3 BLOCKS TO THE BEACH

John P. McCormack

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights

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John P. McCormack

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SOUTHWESTERN ZEN 3 BLOCKS TO THE BEACH

Santa Monica Apartment Rental Photos and Description

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Mezzanine office, roof Deck. Sleeps 4-6 comfortably

'Santa Monica named One of the Top Ten Beach Cities in the World' - National Geographic.

' One of the Worlds Top Ten Cities for Foodies' - Forbes Mag.

' One of Americas Best Farmers Markets' - Travel and Leisure

'Santa Monica Makes Top 10 Piers List .The list, compiled by Coastal Living, rated the best piers in the country for fishing, sightseeing, and other salty pleasures.

March 21, 2013 -- The Pacific Wheel on the Santa Monica Pier has been dubbed one of the “world's coolest” Ferris wheels in the March issue of Travel + Leisure Magazine.

We only rent for 4 weeks or more

This residence (2000 sq. ft.) was completely and tastefully restored in 2003. Located 3 short blocks to Santa Monica Beach this furnished unit comfortably sleeps up to 6 people and is in the center of trendy Ocean Park which boasts many upscale Boutiques and Restaurants.

This unit has 2 bedrooms and a mezzanine/office. The Master suite has a California king size bed, fireplace, 40' LEDTV, and French doors entering the gardens. Relax in the master Jacuzzi bath complete with a spa tub for two and a steam room/shower for two. Fully furnished kitchen the finest. Viking Stove, Viking Refrigerator, Microwave and Miele Dishwasher. Toaster, Juicer, Blender. A chefs set up.

The living room has a 32' HD Flat Screen TV with DVD/CD Player.

A letter of Reference:

Honestly, I can only give John McCormack's house the highest

recommendation. It is a beautiful, spacious, airy, sun-filled,

elegantly-designed-yet-totally-comfortable house with a lovely garden

and charm galore. The architectural work of art--the master bedroom

and bath--is absolutely luxurious. There's a soaking (Jacuzzi) tub

and a large shower that also has a steam room setting. The gas

fireplaces in the living room and master bedroom add so much cozy

feeling to the place, which, in February, could be a plus, since at

that time of year in Southern California, the night air at the beach

tends to get pretty chilly.

John is a gracious host/landlord, who checks in with his tenants

regularly (eager to answer questions about the house or accommodate

any needs--within reason--as they may come up). He is quite

friendly, but respectful of one's privacy, too. He's thoughtfully

stocked his kitchen well (we like to cook/entertain--so that's been a

wonderful bonus), and there are plenty of towels and linens for

myself, my husband, my 9-year-old son, and my father-in-law who is

staying with us for a two month visit, which is the reason for our

having rented this lovely place for a short-term stay.

I don't know how familiar you are with the Ocean Park neighborhood,

but the house's proximity to Main Street can't be beat. I roll out

of bed for a 6am yoga class (at a terrific studio btw, Yoga works) a

half a block away, the hip/organic people-watching hot spot, Urth

Cafe is literally on the corner, a raw food restaurant and Peet's

Coffee (so much better than Starbuck's!) are all within steps of the

house, as well as lots of little shops, a bodega-like grocery store,

a tiny little gelato place AND a Ben and Jerry's. There's a neighborhood farmer's market every Sunday morning, which is also a happenin' event, as well as the historic little library nearby, which is sweet and terribly convenient. There is a $2000 Security Deposit

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
John P. McCormack (Owner)
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About John P. McCormack

Im a retired actor.I live here and share my home with my son, travelers and vacationers. We are blessed to be living here in this great little Beach side neighborhood. We have Surf Shops, Restaurants and plenty more....and 3 blocks to the beach. People always ask me where Im going to retire....the answer is right here.

John P. McCormack purchased this apartment in 1994

Why John P. McCormack chose Santa Monica

First of all I came to LA to be Act. Real Estate came after that. Once I realized I would be here for a while I started looking. To me California was and always will be synonymous with the Pacific. this neighborhood is eclectic. Now 19 years later we are still here.

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 30 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

Southwestern Zen 3 Blocks to the Beach
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
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Southwestern Zen 3 Blocks to the Beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p211936
-(310) 283-1541
Santa Monica Los Angeles County
5

Beautiful, restorative beach getaway

  • 5 of 5
This property has it all. A beautiful garden, comfortable and clean apartments, proximity to the beach and shops/bars/cafes, and even an outdoor rainfall shower. You scarcely need a car while you're here -- everything is reachable by foot or on the bike. The property is lovingly maintained by the owner. The one-bedroom unit I rented came with high quality towels, linens, and kitchen supplies. If you come with your clothes, everything else is ready for you to start living your Santa Monica life. The evenings are quiet as it is located on a one-way street set back from the main shopping street. The neighborhood has it all: yoga, upscale cafes/restaurants/bars, boutiques, and a beach with 25+ uninterrupted miles of bike path. A Whole Foods is nearby, but try the local organic produce store and Sunday farmers market, too. The owner goes out of his way to make sure you are comfortable. While there is no garage, on-street parking with the permit (provided) is no hassle. If you are looking for a respite by the beach with access to amazing restaurants and nightlife, this is your place. I could not recommend it more highly!
  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
8.1 Miles
LAX
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
1 block
Nearest Ferry
21.4 Miles
San Pedro Ferry to Catalina
Nearest Golf
1.9 Miles
Penmar Golf
Nearest Train
17.1 Miles
Metro LA
Nearest Motorway
0.75 Miles
Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Urth Cafe
Nearest Ski
113 Miles
Big Bear
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Santa Monica Beach
Car: not necessary
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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Santa Monica Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Yearly
Aug 5 2014 - Mar 6 2015
30 night minimum stay
$8,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $125
Refundable damage deposit $2,000
Notes Cleaning is required every 2 weeks for $125.
$8200. $2000 security deposit required to hold the reservation.
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Amenities

Amenities

Santa Monica Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , jetted tub , Steam Room
  • The Master Bath has a Jacuzzi tub for two. The shower is also a Steam room that seats 2 comfortably. Twin sinks and Italian Limestone counters.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 child bed , Bunk Beds for 2
    Room 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen in Living Room Sofa
  • The master suite has a king size bed, fireplace, TV, and French doors overlooking the gardens. Relax in the master bath complete with a spa tub for two and a steam shower for two The other bedroom has Bunkbeds ideal for children. All bedrooms have Goose Down Comforters
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 5 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • bay/sound
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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