Quintessential indoor/outdoor California living, ONE STORY, private pool, Patio. Total Privacy, and the house sits on about 1/2 acre of flat land with mature trees, lush vegetation, beautiful English Gardens. very private, no neighbors able to see into the backyard. We strive to provide a comfortable, safe and professional environment.
The family room, kitchen and master bedroom with walls of French doors open to the outdoors. The house is bright, spacious and comfortable, fully air conditioned, high speed internet and cable TV included free of charge, washer & dryer; ironing board and iron, hair dryer, all the amenities, comfortable & top quality beds w/fine linens, bath & pool/beach towels provided. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with high end appliances, TV, china, pots and pans & cooking utensils, coffee maker, microwave, etc. There is an HDTV 60' flat screen in the family room, ceiling fans in every bedroom to monitor temperature additionally to the air conditioning, oak wood floors throughout except wool carpeting in the family room, the bathrooms are tiled, indoor jetted tub, filtered water, two indoor fireplaces.
The house is completely sanitized before every visiting guests.
OUTDOOR AMENITIES: SOLAR HEATED pool, deliciously warm from about mid-May through mid-October. private and large enough to swim laps, 33 ft x 10.5 ft (10m X 4.5m). PLEASE NOTE: The pool is cold during the winter months. There is a $4.00 fee per hour ($95/day) to heat either the pool or Jacuzzi/spa ( payable in cash at check-in time)..
Also note, HERE IS NO FENCE AROUND THE POOL, all guest should know how to swim. Along the house on the pool side is a covered patio for additional shade: the area is furnished with love-seats, many tables and chairs, umbrellas, and lounges, a charcoal barbecue grill & a gas fire pit.
About 1/2 acre of outside space that is very private. Zen with mature trees, lush vegetation. Circular driveway. The house was the setting for the pool party scene of 'The adventures of RJ Burger'.
Pool man and Gardeners take care of maintenance.
The villa is very centrally located in Los Angeles and close to the 'L.A things to do': Universal Studios, Studio City, Hollywood, West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Rodeo Drive, drive to Santa Monica & Venice Beach by the Ocean on PCH (Pacific Coast Highway); the Malibu Lagoon State Beach is close by through the beautiful Malibu or Topanga Canyons; Calabasas a celebrity spot with its old town and historical 'Leonis Adobe' is a lot of fun.
The property has very easy access to the 2 main Los Angeles freeways, the 101 & 405.
House Description room by room:
There is a half bathroom conveniently located by the living spaces.
The family room boosts double set of French doors that open up one entire side of the wall to the garden. The family room is very bright and spacious, comfortable with a 60' 3D HDTV w/ cable and prime channels, leather sofas, gas burning fireplace.
The living room is elegant and bright featuring a Yamaha baby grand piano, antique Chippendale dining room table & chairs, J.Stark 'phantom' chairs, and a sofa bed with a real mattress (to sleep up to 2 persons) . There is a wood burning fireplace.
The kitchen features granite counters, a center cooking island with Viking cooking top range burners and a griddle, high end appliances, coffee maker, microwave,etc. There is a brick fireplace that has been refurbished with a wine cooler, and a TV. Windows galore & a skylight - separate breakfast area.
The master bedroom suite with a full bath and large walk-in closet. There is a California King size bed, and small sofa beds ideal for children, bedside tables with lamps, an XVIII Century French Normandy armoire, a ceiling fan. The double French doors open to the pool/spa area.
The master bathroom has floor to ceiling Italian tiles, a 6' counter space with double vanity & Kohler sinks, a separate stall shower , a double size jets tub ideal for relaxation overlooking the yard & pool through a large bay window, a toilet.
The 2nd bedroom features a queen size bed, and a very comfortable sofa bed ideal for a child or teenager, a library boasting about one thousand French and English books, eclectic authors. Mirrored doors closet reflects the space and the corner window . There is a private entrance to the 2nd bathroom.
The 3RD bedroom features two twin beds (often reconfigured into a California King Size bed, with extra padding for extra comfort). There is a private entrance into the 2nd bathroom.
The 2nd bathroom has private entrances from both the 2nd and 3rd bedrooms and is tiled floor to ceiling: bathtub with shower, toilet & sink. Also, there is a good size window .
This is an Ideal area for strolls or walking/jogging up the many hills around. The house is literally 2 short blocks from a grocery chain, Starbucks, dry cleaner , many shops and cool restaurants. Also walking distance to public transportation and very close to the 101 & 405, the 2 main L.A Freeways.
There is major shopping around including but not restricted to Neiman Marcus, Nordstrom, high end designer boutiques & cool teenagers shops. Many celebrity spots around, theaters, shopping and restaurants. Target is walking distance, about 1/2 mile away, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods within 2 miles each, by street not freeway, and Costco is close by.
Besides the many cool restaurants, there are some of the best fast food walking distance to the property such as 'Subway', 'Sansai' (Japanese fast food), 'In & Out' (an L.A Institution, fresh food, not frozen), 'Whoopies' (healthy Mexican mainly tacos), 'El Pollo Loco' (mainly grilled chicken) . Also one of the best Sushi in L.A close by, where the actress Kim Basinger dines nightly.
This is the perfect property for a family vacationing or for the business traveler -- The house is spacious, bright, comfortable, inviting and extremely clean. There is a super kitchen for those who like to cook, and super bathrooms for those who like pampering.
I live adjacent to the property which is very convenient to the guests when they need help. It is very private with a separate entrance and separate yard.
Reminder: During the winter months, there is a $4.00 fee per hour to heat the pool or spa/jacuzzi, payable in cash at check-in.
THE 14% CALIFORNIA LODGING TAX IS INCLUDED IN THE PRICE QUOTED.