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ZEN COTTAGE IN SANTA MONICA

Jacqui Ganz

Advertiser since: 2012
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Speaks: english
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Jacqui Ganz

Advertiser since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 28, 2015
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ZEN COTTAGE IN SANTA MONICA

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

Santa Monica House Rental Photos and Description

2 bedroom, 2 bath, sleeps 6 with own private patio

Upscale and fully furnished newly renovated home in Santa Monica. 2 bedrooms with queen size beds, sofa converts to a queen size bed, wide screen television in bedrooms and living room, 2 dining areas (inside and patio), an outside BBQ grill, washer and dryer. Internet access via high speed Wi-Fi. Surrounded with trees and a view of water fall, stream and koi pond.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jacqui Ganz (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2012
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 28, 2015

About Jacqui Ganz

I am a 'Hooiser' born in Indiana and my wife Jacqui a Filipina raised in Manila, met each other in Los Angeles and married in 2010. We enjoy the Asian motif and warm welcoming, and calm surroundings. We renovated our middle house with this in mind. We designed the layout and functionality with the idea that one day, we will move into this cottage. And providing a space that we can call home has proven to be a winning strategy. We have created a space so comfortable that guests feel at home. The Koi House is your home away from home.

Jacqui Ganz purchased this house in 2008

Why Jacqui Ganz chose Santa Monica

3 unique detached homes on one lot all facing the street. This oasis in the city is surrounded by lush trees. The sound of falling water flowing over rocks into the koi pond instilled a peaceful feeling. Knowing that our friends and family would also enjoy our home we invite you to visit our serene haven providing the perfect place to hang out and relax!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Book with confidence
Book with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 34 traveler reviews

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Zen Cottage in Santa Monica
average rating of 5.0 based on 34 reviews
business
Zen Cottage in Santa Monica
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432147vb
+1 -3103848887
Santa Monica Los Angeles County
Birmingham, Mi
5

GREAT STAY!

  • 5 of 5
Howard and Jaqui were great hosts that I will recommend my friends to in the future. The house was actually even nicer than in the pictures. Is was spotless and completely remodeled as well. It was a perfect location for vacationing in SoCal. We were about 10 minutes from Santa Monica and the 3ed street promenade, 20 mins from Malibu, and 15-20 mins to Beverly Hills.

Thanks for the hospitality!
  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Hi Todd,

Thank you so much for your great review. We really enjoyed hosting your family during your short stay in Santa Monica.
We appreciate you mentioning how conveniently close we are to the places to see when you vacation in SoCal.

We hope to see your family again or your friends soon!

Take care.
Howard and Jacqui
business
Zen Cottage in Santa Monica
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432147vb
+1 -3103848887
Santa Monica Los Angeles County
5

A Touch of Zen!

  • 5 of 5
My family and I (6 total) spent our Christmas/New Year Holiday in Santa Monica and chose to stay at Howard and Jacqui's Zen Cottage based on all the wonderful reviews that were posted. We were welcomed with a fruit basket brimming with assorted fruits and cookies that we totally enjoyed. We loved every minute that we stayed at the Cottage, everything we could have possibly needed was provided for. The Cottage is super clean and in a great location; close to grocery stores and great restaurants. Howard and Jacqui take special pride in the Zen Cottage and is shows all around. It was always nice to come home to our home away from home after our day outings, the beds were super comfortable and always provided a good nights rest. The washer/dryer was a real plus considering we were travelling with 3 young children. I really can't say enough about how great our experience was because it was that great! I know that the next time we travel to Santa Monica we won't have to spend time looking at where to stay, because we will make sure to book the Zen Cottage! Thank you Howard and Jacqui for your little slice of heaven that you so generously share with the rest of us! A happy and healthy New Year to the two of you, till next time . . . Diane & Family
  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Diane,

Thank you so much for the great review you gave us. We are so happy and feel appreciated when we read feed backs like you sent us. It gives us great pleasure knowing families like yours feel at home and comfortable while staying at the Zen Cottage. We are grateful that you took care of the house just like the way you take care of your own home.

We look forward to hosting you and spending time with your family again.

Take care.
Howard and Jacqui
business
Zen Cottage in Santa Monica
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432147vb
+1 -3103848887
Santa Monica Los Angeles County
5

lovely

  • 5 of 5
The house has been remodeled exactly the way I would have done my own home. Jackie provided an upscale welcome basket with fresh fruits and gourmet chocolates. Then, she and her husband gave us a little tour of their garden with exotics fruits. They provided good restaurant recommendations as well. I truthfully was not looking forward to this trip as it was family related, but I will consider going back, in no small part due to this lovely property.
  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Ethan

Thank you for the lovely review you gave us. We were so happy to know how much you appreciated everything we did to the cottage, the welcome fruit basket and the little "farm" tour. It always give us great pleasure when we get good feed backs in little things we do to make our guests feel welcome and at home.

We look forward hosting you and your family on your next California vacation.

Take care.
Howard and Jacqui
business
Zen Cottage in Santa Monica
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432147vb
+1 -3103848887
Santa Monica Los Angeles County
Kent, UK
5

Holiday of a lifetime

  • 5 of 5
So I went away with my other half and two of our friends and stayed at Zen cottage in Santa Monica. The house was beautiful, furnished to perfection, cosy and welcoming. A fruit basket was on the table for us when we arrived after a long trip from the UK. This didn't last long as we were so hungry! The kitchen is amazingly kitted out with a huge fridge/freezer, super fancy cooker, dishwasher and plenty of cooking utensils. We did a lot of cooking, so this was ideal for us. The little garden with a table and umbrella was perfect for chilling out in after a long day of surfing and the beds were just so comfy. The showers were great, and we were able to do lots of clothes washing as there was a super fancy washing machine too! The house is a short walk away from a bus stop for the Big Blue Bus, which takes you straight into town and down by the seafront in no time, and it only costs $1! All in all, this was an amazing holiday, made even more amazing by Jacqui and Howard's beautiful house. I have nothing negative to say at all. Book now! Get in quick or we will be there again before you!:)
  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Helen,

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so glad all you 4 had a great/amazing vacation. Thank you for the detailed description of our home because it will help future guests see what we offer. Thank you for the great recommendation.

We look forward hosting you again.

Howard and Jacqui
business
Zen Cottage in Santa Monica
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432147vb
+1 -3103848887
Santa Monica Los Angeles County
5

Zen feels like home

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful time at the zen house during a vacation for my daughter's wedding. The beds were very comfortable, and the kitchen is well-equipped, modern, and very pleasant. We were really impressed by the window treatments. Although that sounds odd, they really were novel, functional, and just fun. The kitchen had a sky-light type with shades that were motorized and that could be opened for ventilation. The ones in the living room opened beside the koi pond, so you could lie on the couch and hear the running water in the pond; very relaxing. And finally, the sliding glass door had internal shades which could be angled or raised by sliders on the edge of the door. (I want to replace my own sliding glass door with one like this!) Lastly, the host and hostess are top notch, very hospitable and helpful. You will be absolutely pleased with a stay here!
  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Jerry,

Thank you so much for your wonderful review. We are so happy that you appreciate the thought we put into renovating the Zen cottage. We loved having your family. You are all happy people and your parents are darlings. We thank you for taking care of the cottage during your stay (like it is your home).

We hope to host all of you again on your next LA visit.

Take care.
Howard and Jacqui
business
Zen Cottage in Santa Monica
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p432147vb
+1 -3103848887
Santa Monica Los Angeles County
UK
5

Just wonderful

  • 5 of 5
We enjoyed 3 nights in this wonderful home. Wherever we go we much prefer to rent an apartment or villa, so we have stayed in dozens over the years. Never have we enjoyed the thought and care that has gone into Zen Cottage.
If you choose to stay here you will not be disappointed, Jacqui and Howard have thought of everything and nothing is compromised, the appliances are all in perfect working order, the furniture and beds are comfortable and the location is great.
The outside space and furniture is great for eating, but I would have enjoyed a softer seat for chilling and reading.
We will definitely be back. Thank you both. X
  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Nicola and Stuart,

Thank you for your wonderful review. We enjoyed hosting your family and your feed backs and suggestions. Thank you for taking good care of the cottage.

We look forward to hosting you again on your next LA vacation.

Take care.
Howard and Jacqui

Map

Nearest Airport
14.1 Miles
Los Angeles International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Busby's West busbysla
Nearest Ferry
29.7 Miles
Catalina Express
Nearest Train
14.7 Miles
Union Station Amtrak.com
Nearest Motorway
0.07 Miles
Santa Monica Fwy Interstate 10
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Le Petite Cafe
Nearest Ski
95.2 Miles
Mountain High Ski Resort. thigh.com
Nearest Beach
4.1 Miles
Santa Monica State Beach Park

Centrally located on the westside of Los Angeles where you'll be minutes away from the Santa Monica and Venice beaches, shopping malls, the Getty museums, UCLA, or hiking in the Santa Monica mountains.

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3 night minimum stay
$300
$2,100
$7,000
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $89
Cleaning $100
Notes 12. Less than 30 day stay (short term stay): For a 100% refund, cancellation must be made 90 full days prior to listing's local check in time (or 3:00 PM if not specified) on the day of check in. For a 50% refund, cancellation must be made 30 full days prior to listing's local check in time (or 3:00 PM if not specified) on the day of check in. If the guest cancels less than 30 days in advance, the

Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Santa Monica House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Soap, Shampoo & Conditioner, make-up remover, toothpaste
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Soap, Shampoo & Conditioner, make-up remover, toothpaste
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 queen , Sofa Bed with Tempurpedic Matteress
  • Queen size Beds (2) Brand new very comfortable mattress, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Tempur-Pedic Mattress
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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